The Wheeler School...An Independent Coeducational Day School Nursery-12. Located at 216 Hope St. Providence, RI 02906 phone:401-421-8100. Founded in 1889, The Wheeler School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory, day school for grades Nursery - 12 located in Providence, Rhode Island. Wheeler offers a rigorous education in academics, arts and athletics with co-curricular programs designed to develop excellence in scholarship and character.

Students and faculty from six Independent Rhode Island schools have organized a benefit concert to help eradicate Ebola in rural parts of West Africa featuring Sierra Leone's Refugee All Star Band, Sunday, April 12 in Providence. Gordon School, Lincoln School, Moses Brown School, Providence Country Day, Rocky Hill and The Wheeler School are teaming up with a Rhode Island-based foundation and the amazing Sierra Leone's Refugee All Star Band to host the concert at Wheeler’s Gilder Center for the Arts on April 12 at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $5.00 and will go on sale Monday, March 30, 2015.  Tickets will be available at all of the schools as well as on sale at the door.  Each school will be selling tickets through Monday, April 6, 2015. Seating is limited and the concert is open to family and friends from all five schools.  For information, contact Princess Bomba, Director of Unity and Diversity at Wheeler. Get a sneak peak of these amazing musicians on YouTube.  To learn more about the local foundation supporting them, click here.
The 18 Wheelers won the 2015 International Competition of High School A Cappella East Coast Regional in early March and are headed to the finals in New York City!  The sold out "nationals" will be held April 17th. Wheeler is joined by schools from California, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Florida and North Carolina in competing for the Best in High School A Cappella and others still to be determined during this year's singing season. Wheeler last travelled to the nationals in 2010. The group is also part of a new WGBH program, "SING THAT THING" that premieres in April with a live finale in May.
Congrats to Wheeler's three candidates for a US Dept. of Educ. Presidential Scholars award: Winston Jiang, Caroline Moore, Noah Prizant. Only 141 will be chosen. Wheeler has had four recipients of this prestigious national award in the past four years; an amazing distinction as only one boy and one girl are selected from each state. Presidential Scholar recipients have “demonstrated leadership, scholarship, contribution to school and community, and outstanding accomplishments in the arts, sciences, humanities and other fields of interest.” Each year more than 3,000 candidates are identified for possible inclusion in the selection pool.
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Substance Abuse Prevention Expert Will Slotnick of The Wellness Collaborative will work with Middle & Upper School Students.
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