We learned about the Underground Railroad and how quilts were used to communicate with people on the We learned about the Underground Railroad and how quilts were used to communicate with people on the Underground Railroad. We learned about different quilt squares and the various messages they could communicate. The students created their own representations of these quilt squares using pastels. Here is our “quilt".
Katy Miller, Education Specialist I started working with special education students when I was in high school. I have always been drawn to this population of students and enjoy the challenges and be a part of successes. I decided to continue pursuing this field through college. Katy started at Springall Academy 11 years ago as a teacher’s assistant. She received her teaching credential in 2013 and became the elementary teacher at that time. Katy has been Springall’s lead teacher since 2016. My morning starts early prepping and preparing with my classroom assistants. As [...]
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Springall students had the opportunity to tour Bates Nut Farm. The students went on a hay ride, fed animals, learned about how the farm harvests their nuts to prepare them to sell in their country store. The students favorite part was feeding the goats, alpacas, sheep, chickens and geese.