Camo twins: Twin Day during Spirit Week at Westview
Three Westview teachers celebrating Twin Day during Spirit Week
Pre-schooler wearing a mask
Student at Ridgecrest Academy
Math teacher working with student at a table
Mischievous pre-schooler
Student working on laptop computer at Ridgecrest Academy
Two students in the playground at Ridgecrest Academy
Pre-schooler with a box of sand
Career Exploration students from the Department of Exceptional Children painted these happiness rocks
Student working out a math problem using M&Ms candies

Department for Exceptional Children

News

Three students holding their bulldozers

Some assembly required…

Does the phrase “Assembly Required” along with a page of instructions and diagrams strike fear in your heart? The master builders in Kim Stephenson’s (Lobdell) 6:1:2 class at Westview are not afraid.  
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Screen capture of virtual homeroom

Building a better classroom

Students at Ridgecrest Academy are used to starting the day with a peaceful routine: calming music, a mindfulness activity and getting in touch with their feelings. When they are prepared and ready to learn, classes get going. This year’s remote learning days disrupt that normal procedure.
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Teacher assisting student at After School Matters

After School Matters

When life is complicated it is all too easy to fall behind in schoolwork. Students in the 6:1:1 program at Westview are learning that they can still get back on track and excel. The intensive, personalized help they need is available every month at After School Matters.
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Colorful lion's head poster

Ready to roar at Paul Road Transition

School social worker Cathy Gartland began a poster coloring project with her students last spring, but the image of a lion has come to life since classes began again in September.
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The two news anchors sitting in front of a digital background

On-air with the Westview Wire

Art teacher Carla Brunco’s classroom at Westview in the Department for Exceptional Children buzzes with activity every Tuesday - It’s time for another Westview Wire school news show!
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Jack-o'-lantern

"Sense-ational" Halloween fun

Ridgecrest Academy students were treated to a series of frightfully fun sensory challenges brewed up by occupational therapist Julie Moretti to celebrate Halloween.  
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Events

Dec
08

SEPTO Meeting

All meetings are scheduled via Zoom. For information or questions, please contact:
Colleen Dox-Griffith, SEPTO President, at 617-2393 [email protected]
Georgeann Beres, SEPTO Secretary, at 617-2447 [email protected]
Jan
12

SEPTO Meeting

All meetings are scheduled via Zoom. For information or questions, please contact:
Colleen Dox-Griffith, SEPTO President, at 617-2393 [email protected]
Georgeann Beres, SEPTO Secretary, at 617-2447 [email protected]

About

The Department for Exceptional Children at Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES provides programs to meet the needs to students with a variety of abilities, which cannot be completely addressed by their local school districts. A wide range of educational opportunities is offered to expand and enrich learning for students with particular gifts and talents, to teach students with limited English proficiency, and to assist students with varying disabilities who require special instructional and support services. Follow us on Facebook.
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