The League School of Greater Boston has recently fostered a new relationship with the Massachusetts Audubon Museum of American Bird Art in Canton.  On February 13th, Danielle Pollard, art educator, brought Pathfinder high school classroom 208, along with teachers Scott Kabay, Nate Evers and clinician Leandro Rosa for an introductory field trip composed of multi-sensory …

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Recently, several students from our Pathfinders Post-Grad program visited the studios of WCVB, the Channel 5 news station in Needham. The students were given a tour of the facility, which is currently undergoing a major renovation to the newsroom and surrounding areas. The students learned about the different aspects of bringing news stories into the …

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On Thursday night, April 27th, League School held its 50th Anniversary Gala at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. A gathering of over 220 people, including sponsors, board members, civic leaders, supporters of the school, parents, and staff members, the event was both a celebration of and a fundraiser for the school.   The school honored two special …

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Recently, some members of the Behavior Department were fortunate enough to attend a lecture on Behavior and Anxiety. The lecture was given by Jessica Minahan, M. Ed, BCBA, an experienced public school consultant who focuses on understanding the variables that may lead to students acting out. Jessica is also the co-author of The Behavior Code: …

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Let’s admit it. We all fidget. We fidget with our pens, the buttons on our shirts, our keys, the paperclip sitting on our desk…the list goes on. These often overlooked little tools help us redirect our restless energy and be more present in the moment. They help us focus our attention, stay calm and allow …

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Here at The League School of Greater Boston, we have so many awesome students using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) strategies to communicate. One of the methods we use to assist our students in developing the language and skills necessary to utilize their respective devices is known as core vocabulary. Core vocabulary is a small …

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This year our Summer Fun Day scheduled for August 12th, has an Olympic theme, which mirrors our summer Physical Education program. On Summer Fun Day, we will have an Equestrian Area (pony rides), Dunk Tank, Aquatics Center (various water games), Art center, Field Events, and Gymnasium (volleyball and obstacle course). There will be free hot …

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