Library & Technology

The Fisher-Watkins Library is a robust learning environment, providing resources for research, a growing book and media collection, and educational programming.

The library supports the Academy's curriculum and promotes a love of reading and learning. Group and individual instruction are available both in the library and in collaboration with teachers in their classrooms.

Students, faculty, staff, and parents are all welcome to use the library and participate in our programs and events.

Library Staff

List of 1 members.

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    Joel Pettit 



Our wireless campus allows students to work virtually anywhere. Our classrooms are equipped with SMARTBoard technology or Epson Interactive projectors, and our digital library gives students access to millions of texts and data sources. On our intranet, MyCushing, faculty post syllabi and assignments, and students and parents can track assignments, progress, and school information. We provide all students and staff with access to G Suite for Education, Microsoft 365, and Adobe Creative Cloud for daily operations in the classroom and office.

Cushing Academy

39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430

Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. Founded in 1865, Cushing is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in our outstanding academic, art, and athletic offerings. We welcome you to visit our community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., just one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.