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Dear Cunniff Families,
Here is the SignUpGenius link so that you can schedule a time to come to Cunniff and pick up your child’s belongings:
Cunniff Student Belongings Pick Up
I would also like to provide you with guidelines when you arrive during your scheduled time. Classroom teachers will also share details in newsletters that are specific to how they would like to manage this process.
You must wear a mask.
Only one adult can come to pick up a student’s belongings. We are not allowing students in grades PreK, K, and grade 1 to accompany a parent/guardian for pickup of belongings.
If you are picking up belongings for a student in PreK, K, or grade 1, please enter the path door.
If you are picking up belongings for a student in grades 2-5, please come to the back parking lot first and if entering the building, use the Main Entrance.
If you have library books to return, a drop off bin will be left for this purpose inside the path entrance and the main entrance doors.
The reading specialists have prepared summer reading bags for students by grade level. Please take one for your child. The tables are located in the main entrance lobby and inside the path door lobby.
Thank you for your help with all of the above.
Enjoy the weekend.

Kindest regards,

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About Us

The Cunniff School is a PreK-5 elementary school located on 246 Warren Street. The school consists of approximately 330 students. The diversity reflective of the Cunniff community makes teaching and learning a rewarding experience for students, teachers and families.

The Cunniff School was established in 1954 as a 12 room schoolhouse. The school was originally erected in order to reduce crowded conditions in the other Watertown Public Schools. During its first year, the Cunniff had an enrollment of 437 students. The school was named after Judge P. Sarsfield, one of Watertown’s most respected citizens.

Mission Statement

The Cunniff School provides a supportive and challenging learning environment which maximizes student achievement, social responsibility and lifelong learning for all Cunniff Community members.


Everyone has strengths and everyone contributes. This defines who we are as a community of lifelong learners.

Principal: Mena Ciarlone
Administrative Assistant: Anne Marie Dangler

246 Warren Street
Watertown, MA 02472
617 926-7726
Fax Number:
617 924-0420

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