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Open House – 7/17

Sierra Academy of Scottsdale announces our move to a new location: 9128 E San Salvador Scottsdale, AZ 85258 You are invited to our Open House on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 From 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Please RSVP to debbie.spotleson@catapultlearning.com or 480-767-8659 Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

2019-07-13T21:56:10-04:00July 13th, 2019|

Jayla’s 8th Grade Year

We are so proud of Jayla’s progress this school year. After receiving the beautiful picture of her at the 8th grade dance, we all thought it would be a good idea for her write a short story about her experience in our program this year. Thank you to Ms. Ellie and Ms. Carroll for helping Jayla with this story: This year I’ve had a lot of challenges and achievements.        One of my greatest achievements this year is making new friends. The way I have made new friends this year is by interacting with them and using my [...]

2019-07-10T12:59:37-04:00July 10th, 2019|

Open House – 6/19

Sierra Academy of Scottsdale announces our move to a new location: 9128 E San Salvador Scottsdale, AZ 85258 You are invited to our Open House on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 From 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Please RSVP to debbie.spotleson@catapultlearning.com or 480-767-8659 Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

2019-06-12T10:02:23-04:00June 12th, 2019|

Aurora Day School Annual Picnic

The Aurora Day School picnic was an awesome day for our staff, students and families. It is always such a pleasure to get to know our families and spend some FUN time with them! Visit our website to learn more about Aurora Day School

2019-06-11T11:16:46-04:00June 11th, 2019|

New Sensory Room for VTOs

Social workers Ms. Gibson and Mrs. Rossetti have been hard at work creating a new sensory room for students to utilize for VTOs! This new room includes a HUGE poster that students can color, a Yogibo for students to chill out on, a yoga corner, a collection of sensory items for students to use, and so much more! Thank you for all your hard work! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-06-21T13:40:21-04:00June 7th, 2019|

Meet Our 2019 8th Grade Graduates

This year at High Road Hartford Primary, we have two students graduating the 8th grade. Both students were in Mr. Dilella’s class this year and have developed strong relationships with both their classmates and staff members. Both Shaniya  and Destiny are 8th graders Who is your favorite teacher at school and why are they your favorite? Shaniya: My favorite teachers are Mrs. Horton and Mr. Blanton because both staff have always supported me and they take the time to help me with my work. Destiny: I have two favorite teachers. The first one is Mr. Carballo because he is [...]

2019-06-11T10:30:51-04:00June 6th, 2019|

Class of 2019 Graduation

Students from High Road School of Wallingford celebrated a graduation ceremony on June 5. Friends and families of grads gathered at the PNC to celebrate students graduating from 12th grade and moving onto the transition program as well as students graduating from the transition program into the world of work. We would like to extend a special congratulations to Rico Rodriguez, the winner of the High Road scholarship. Rico earned this scholarship by entering his written piece on persevering through whatever obstacles life has thrown at him. Everyone from High Road of Wallingford wishes all graduates the best of [...]

2019-06-11T13:36:51-04:00June 5th, 2019|

Promotion & Graduation Day – Room 4

"I was an extra proud teacher today. I had 1 student promoted to high school and one who transitioned to High School. It was a beautiful experience for or campus." - Ms. Marcia, Room 4 Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

2019-06-11T15:03:48-04:00June 4th, 2019|

Colorado Autism Conference: Partnering for Potential

Staff at the Sierra School of Weld County had the exciting opportunity of attending the first statewide Autism conference hosted by the Colorado Department of Education. The conference focused on strengthening educational practices and featured many presentations from professionals, families, and students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our own regional and executive directors, Stephanie Marshall and Sarah Strothkamp, presented on enhancing functional communication through visual supports.

2019-06-11T12:06:19-04:00June 4th, 2019|

Autism Night Phoenix Suns Game

Aurora Day School staff and students arrived at the Suns Autism Night right when the doors opened at the arena. Once in, our first group of parents and students enjoyed free food and drinks at the Suns Gorilla Greenhouse play area. Students and their families got to enjoy free video games and indoor basketball hoops for all sizes and ages. After the kids and their families ate, our whole group of participants were escorted to our sideline VIP seats to enjoy pregame warm ups for both teams. When the pregame presentations started, two of our students got to partake [...]

2019-06-11T11:16:59-04:00June 4th, 2019|