Fulfilling our Mission through Specials

Our Specials program is designed to support students through creative expression, self-awareness, self-care, compassion, communication, movement, and more.  

Meet the teachers within our Specials program and learn more about the classes that are intertwined with our academic program.

Family & Consumer Science

The goal of FACS is to teach students in grades K-12 life skills while learning to collaborate with other students and problem solve.

Among the many great activities, students are able to utilize the culinary classroom to engage in various cooking and baking projects.

Health & Wellness

The goal of Health & Wellness is to provide our students in grades K-12 with the knowledge, resources, and skills to make healthy choices that contribute to their overall well-being. 

Students are able to participate in physical activities and demonstrate competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.

Recreational Therapy

Recreational Therapy utilizes recreation and leisure based interventions to increase or maintain an individual's physical, emotional, social, cognitive, and spiritual well-being.

Students in grades K-12 participate in 30-45-minute therapeutic groups that include horticulture, music, dance and therapeutic arts.

Haimy Daba, FACS teacher

Haimy Daba, FACS teacher

Dante Lanzetta, Health & Wellness teacher

Camryn Brumfield, Recreational Therapy teacher

Social Development

The goal of Social Development is to engage students in grades K-8 in interactive classroom activities and school community engagement.  

Students will learn skills to understand and manage their emotions, built and maintain healthy relationships, make responsible decisions, and set and achieve goals.

Yoga & Mindfulness

Students in grades K-12 attend Yoga & Mindfulness classes once per schedule rotation. The classes are designed to introduce students to yoga poses and mindful movement, meditation and mindfulness techniques, as well as other contemplative practices and stress reduction techniques.

Students performing yoga stretches outside

Randi McCreesh, Social Development teacher

Amanda Hendricks, Yoga & Mindfulness teacher

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