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5 Ways Families Can Support Children with Behavioral Challenges During the Holidays

 By Dr. Diane Myers, SVP, Special Education—Behavior at SESI For many of us, the holiday season is a time for cheer, spending time with family, parties, traditions, and excitement – and a welcome deviation from our normal routines. For others, those deviations, increased social interaction, and different expectations can trigger stress and anxiety. For families of students with emotional and behavioral challenges, extended school breaks bring an additional departure from daily structure that can increase stress and anxiety in the home. Here are some tips to help families prepare for and support children during the holiday [...]

5 Ways Families Can Support Children with Behavioral Challenges During the Holidays2022-12-07T09:57:35-05:00

Sierra School of San Diego students give back to community in big way

Students at the Sierra School of San Diego regularly learn about the importance of being part of a community and giving back, and they recently participated in a canned food drive. Students came together to donate over 400 items to the San Diego Food Bank, providing 85 meals to local families in need this holiday season. The San Diego Food Bank delivered 10 large red donation barrels, each capable of holding up to 200 pounds total of nonperishable food, allowing each classroom to have its own container for food collection. Adding a little extra motivation to food drive, the donation [...]

Sierra School of San Diego students give back to community in big way2022-12-06T08:45:52-05:00

Thanksgiving Feast for High Road School of Findlay

Students and Staff at the High Road School of Findlay were able to get together to celebrate a Thanksgiving Feast together as a school family before going on their Thanksgiving Break. Staff enjoyed prepping and cooking the food and the students enjoyed trying the different foods that were served. The High School students also participated in a pie eating contest at the end of the feast! Many memories were made! Learn more about our school today.

Thanksgiving Feast for High Road School of Findlay2022-11-28T16:44:29-05:00

Lights on Lima

High Road School of Lima Staff participated in "Lights on Lima," a new downtown tradition of lighting up the Town Square Christmas Tree. Staff dished out Red & Green Cotton Candy and had a Christmas themed "Selfie Station."

Lights on Lima2022-11-28T16:38:18-05:00

‘Food on the 15th’ Food Drive

HRA is sponsoring a food drive in partnership with Food on the 15th, a program that collects and delivers non-perishable food to low-income older adults in Howard County. The school will be accepting donations, including plain cereals, canned fruits and vegetables, soups and other healthy items, from Monday, Nov. 28th through Monday, Jan. 9th. Please see the flyer for full details, and feel free to contact the school if you have any questions. Learn more about our school today.

‘Food on the 15th’ Food Drive2022-11-28T15:57:58-05:00

High Road Academy of PG celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. At High Road Academy of PG they celebrated by learning about different Hispanic countries, culture, and history. Each class was assigned a country and they had to explain those various topics through pictures, writing and graphs. The students even indulged in different Hispanic cuisine. Learn more about our school today.

High Road Academy of PG celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month2022-11-28T15:50:48-05:00

SAT School Day at Excel Academies North and South

On October 12, almost 300 high school students from both Excel Academy North and Excel Academy South in Philadelphia sat for the SAT and PSAT exams. The College Board, the organization that administers the exams, launched SAT School Day as a way to help students who may have difficulty making a standard SAT/PSAT test time and location. Having the option to take the SAT and PSAT – standardized tests that are intended to assess students' readiness for college – during the school day helps eliminate any worries or barriers a student may have with getting to a testing location [...]

SAT School Day at Excel Academies North and South2022-11-22T13:25:23-05:00