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Author: Arvi Balseiro, Head of School

Heritage Days

Heritage Days at Cushman are a long-standing tradition that links our students to their families’ history and the interconnectedness of our global community. As part of our fifth-grade social studies curriculum, students deliver impressive speeches about their ancestral roots and how their forefathers came to
Back to School

Welcome Back to Campus

Dear Cushman Families, I want to warmly welcome each of you to the 2021-2022 school year.  I know this start of the school year is not exactly as we had hoped, but regardless, we are excitedly anticipating the arrival of your children!  Our highly committed

Seniors 2021

Class of 2021

Congratulations Class of 2021 for your impressive accomplishments! You can view the full list of college acceptances so far via the link below. Our senior class has collectively earned over $4.4 million in scholarships, most of which are Merit, awarded on the basis of academic, athletic or artistic achievement. Notifications for private and

Happy Healthy Holidays

Dear Cushman Community, Happy Holidays, and for our friends and families who are celebrating Hanukkah, may you enjoy the holiday in the best of health. And, as this season continues to bring joy and celebration through Christmas, Kwanzaa and the New Year, may we all

Leading the Way

As The Cushman School was one of a small group of schools in 1954 that founded the Florida Council of Independent Schools, our state’s premier accrediting body, it’s always been important that we continue to contribute our passion, time and expertise to the organization and its member schools. As

Always Remember

Nineteen years ago today, our country experienced a great shift. The tragic and unprecedented 911 event completely altered our sense of security. From that moment forward, a new mindset of joint accountability for each other’s safety emerged; there was a swelling of appreciation for the

Together Connected

Our Cushman community is one of great strength and endurance. Amidst an ever-changing city, Cushman’s oasis has stood firmly grounded in its mission and philosophy for over 96 years while always placing children’s best interest, first. Currently, as we are navigating this COVID-19 pandemic, our mission

What Constitutes Success

I was overjoyed to have a group of parents from across all divisions attend my presentation on what school success means and how to address the many barriers to success that our children and teens face today. I began our conversation with the question, “What constitutes success

College Bound

The college admissions process is one that we all remember, and it is now that thrilling time for Cushman High School’s 17 seniors! From late December through the present, seniors who applied for Early Action or Early Decision have been receiving their notices, and they are thrilled! While some seniors have

Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth, goodwill toward all… The good cheer of the holiday season is here. With all of the hustle and bustle, the laughter and boughs of holly, and the joining of families as they engage in traditions and celebrations, remembering the meaning behind the