Medford campus collecting donated care package items for troops as part of school-wide effort

Y.A.L.E. School’s Medford campus is collecting donations to send to troops serving overseas. Please see the flyer below for a list of needed item. There will be a collection box under the glass display across from the main office. Items will be collected until Friday, January 29th Questions please email our program secretary at Thank you for your support!! Care […]

Y.A.L.E. Northfield students contribute to “Shop with a Cop” community fundraiser

Y.A.L.E. School Northfield students donated 428 of their “Y.A.L.E. Bucks” rewards to “Shop with a Cop,” an event where uniformed police officers and volunteers assist under-privileged children with their holiday shopping, free of charge to the child and their families. Our staff (and their loved ones) turned the donated Y.A.L.E. Bucks into real cash which was given to Shop with […]

Students at Y.A.L.E. School Northfield Campus Set A Goal For “Recycle Bowl”

Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield campus is participating in the annual Recycle Bowl Competition for the 2014-2015 School Year. Students aim to increase recycling rates within the school and to promote the recycling program. Each day students collect and weigh recyclable material throughout the building. Students will report the total weight of recycled material on November 15th. Learn more about the national […]

Cherry Hill Students Celebrate Through Service Learning

Students at Y.A.L.E. School’s Cherry Hill campus showed that they are “Neighbors Who Care” by taking part in a unique program designed to help low income residents in the nearby community of Lindenwold. The effort is part of a service-learning initiative across the Y.A.L.E. School’s ten campus locations. The initiative is designed to teach character and compassion and strengthen the […]

Slam Dunk! Medford Students Raise Funds for American Heart Association

Students at Y.A.L.E. School’s Medford campus dribbled, sky-hooked, and alley-ooped their way toward raising $1,600 for the American Heart Association. The Association’s Hoops for Heart national fundraising program promotes heart-healthy living and community service. “The event was terrific because our students not only got some exercise, they learned the value of community service and were empowered to contribute back to […]

Y.A.L.E. Northfield Students Continue To Help Food Bank Change Hunger

Over the past two years students at Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield campus have taken first place in the Students Change Hunger Challenge ~ Division 1. According to classroom teacher Catherine McGowan, this year they collected nearly a half ton of food. Students Change Hunger is a statewide food drive for schools. Each year, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey distributes 40 […]

Students Are “Seeing Green” as They Learn Job Skills and Save the Planet

The Y.A.L.E. School has entered into a new partnership with GreenVision®, a New Jersey-based non-profit offering students employment training and work skills in a growing area of the technology sector that benefits our planet and our communities. Students at Y.A.L.E.’s Northfield and Williamstown campuses are accepting old electronics – household appliances, computers, fax machines and other office equipment – in […]

10th Annual “Bubbles For Autism” at Y.A.L.E. School Mullica Township

On Monday, April 22nd at 1:00 PM Mullica Township School and Y.A.L.E. School will be participating in an Autism Awareness Ribbon Formation activity in honor of Autism Awareness Month and Bubbles For Autism. They will be marking out a ribbon pattern on the middle school field for grades 1-8. There will be a photo taken from the roof while in […]

Annual Cherry Hill Campus Pennies for Patients Drive

The Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill campus will conduct its annual Pennies for Patients fund drive benefitting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society from February 4th until February 22nd. Students will collect spare change to donate for pediatric blood cancer research. For more information please contact your student’s homeroom teacher.

Snowflakes for Newtown

The tragic events in Connecticut earlier this month left our nation shocked and saddened. Among those who lost their lives at the Sandy Hook Elementary School were special educators, and children with disabilities, including at least one child with autism. So when leaders at Sandy Hook Elementary School asked the public to create a “Winter Wonderland” of paper snowflakes for […]

Triathlete Mentors Future Special Olympians

Kyle McChesney is helping a generation of students with disabilities prepare to compete in Special Olympics. McChesney, who works in the maintenance department at the Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill campus, recently won first place in his age group in “One More Tri”, a triathlon competition held in Asbury Park to raise money for Special Olympics of New Jersey.   A […]

Learning by Doing at Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Township

Project-based instruction has always been appealing to students with Asperger’s Syndrome, because it brings multiple modalities to instruction, and makes learning come to life. At Y.A.L.E. School’s Mansfield Township campus, middle school students get the chance to design a hypothetical business, and in so doing, reach across the curriculum as they tie their ideas together. This year, student entrepreneurs are […]

Northfield Students Change Hunger With Food Bank Donations

Students at the Y.A.L.E. School Northfield campus are conducting a food drive to benefit the NJ Food Bank in cooperation with Students Change Hunger. Please support our students’ efforts by donating non-perishable, non-breakable food items at the Northfied campus during school hours (Mon-Fri 8am to 3pm). You can also make a monetary donation online at the Food Bank website. Make […]

Northfield Campus Teaching Students Citizenship Through Real World Events

Students at the Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield campus got a cross-curricular lesson in history, civics, citizenship and math earlier this year. The teens, many too young to remember the events of 9/11, came together to honor the legacy of those who lost their lives in the attacks eleven years ago.