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Mrs. Mary Ellen Corbett
This year we are learning about many things. Thanks to the Unique Curriculum and News-2-You, we are experiencing a wide array of topics. This year we are learning about Cooking, Peacekeepers, Energy, and other assorted topics. Our News-2-You also aligns with our curricular activities, and often addresses issues that are relevant and current in our society.
In addition to our monthly curriculum, we also perform assessments at the end of each unit. We have a weekly activity centering around News-2-You. On Friday mornings the students also get to participate in a choice group activity. There are three activities to choose from. We also are participating in many group activities with our Junior High peers. These activities help our students learn how to assimilate in large group settings. These experiences range from literature to music to art, and can even include cooking. Once a month we have a "Pod Lunch." At this level we also begin planning for transition beyond the school years. As our students turn 14 1/2 we begin writing a transition plan. This plan is driven by the parent's vision of their child's future. The transition plan is a result of the combined effort of our students, educational teams, and parents working together and preparing our students to be successful lifelong learners.