Northfield campus Celebration Dance

A student celebration dance sponsored by the Y.A.L.E. School Northfield campus and the AC Family Support Organization (FSO). Only current Y.A.L.E. School Northfield students, FSO clients and their parents are invited to attend. No outside guest will be permitted. Dress Code – boys will be required to wear a collared shirt with a tie (ties will be provided for students […]

Y.A.L.E. Standard 9 student is a “voice from the spectrum” and gets some “FACE” time with autism hero Temple Grandin at FACES 4 Autism conference

Tim Elmer, a student from the Y.A.L.E. School Standard 9 program was invited  along with a few other young people with autism spectrum disorders to present an award at the annual FACES 4 Autism conference in Galloway NJ. Elmer, 19 from Egg Harbor Township, says that he has been attending FACES 4 Autism events for several years but this was […]

VIDEO: Y.A.L.E. Mansfield Township students launch collaborative Project-Based Learning lesson with students from Atlantic City school district

  Students at the Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Township campus are launching into space with a collaborative Project Based Learning activity along with students from the Atlantic City public school district. The group of students in at the Y.A.L.E. Mansfield Township campus began the project by logging in to Google Documents to develop individual slide presentations about each planet in our […]

Y.A.L.E. Medford middle schoolers “unearth” the biology of worms

Students at the Y.A.L.E. School Medford campus at Medford Memorial Middle School are involved in various STEM-related lessons throughout the course of the year which lead up to our annual Science Fair in the spring. This month, Ms. Bonnette’s class of seventh graders learned about biology, anatomy, and science lab safety by dissecting earthworms. 

VIDEO: GreenVision electronics recycling at the Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg campus!

Y.A.L.E. School’s Ellisburg campus in Cherry Hill, New Jersey now offers GreenVision® electronics recycling services at our in-house student-run recycling center! The Ellisburg campus joins our Northfield campus which has offered the recycling program for several years. Similar to the recycling center at that location, students at the Ellisburg campus receive valuable work experience and a paycheck from this unique […]

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 ncoigne@yaleschool.com Thank you for your support!! Care […]

PHOTO Gallery: Holiday Caroling and Cupcakes at Ellisburg Campus

Students at the Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg campus entertained their classmates by going around to each classroom to sing holiday songs. Led by music teacher Mr. Adam Witts, the “Carolers” were soon joined by school staff who joined in the fun. Later in the day the students decorated holiday cupcakes, which were judged against the cupcakes from other homerooms in a […]

VIDEO: Medford campus students put science skills to the test with Bridge Break project

Each year, Mr. Jason James of the Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Township and Medford campuses leads the annual Bridge Break experiment for science classes at the Medford campus and invited public school students from the Medford Memorial Middle School to participate. Y.A.L.E. students were tasked with designing and building a bridge using popsicle sticks. Then each student’s bridge is subjected to […]

PHOTOS: Green Tech Activity Lab students assemble some seasonal cheer

Greetings from GTAL at the Ellisburg Campus! It’s been a busy holiday season, here at Green Tech Activity Lab! The students have really outdone themselves with several special seasonal projects, while managing their normal workload. Along with taking some time out of their busy schedules to wrap some gifts for staff members, our Green Tech students assembled the Y.A.L.E. School […]

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 […]

That’s a wrap! GTAL offers gift wrapping services

Do you need holiday gifts wrapped this season? You probably didn’t know that the Audubon campus offers gift wrapping services at Green Tech Activity Lab! Our students will wrap your gifts for you. We also design and produce hand-made holiday greeting cards! For more info please contact jgross@yaleschool.com 

VIDEO: Medford campus Science class launches model rockets

Rockets away! 7th graders at the Y.A.L.E. School Medford campus got a hands on experience this marking period in Science class. In conjunction with a unit on space exploration and NASA rockets, students built model rockets and launched them on campus. Proper construction was stressed to ensure a clean ignition and a straight flight pattern. All of the the launches […]

DVDs of Cherry Hill Talent Show 2015 are here!

Parents/guardians of students at the Y.A.L.E. Cherry Hill campus can now request a copy of the June 2015 Talent Show on DVD. Each family may request one free copy, additional copies are $5 each. Use our DVD order form to request your copy. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery or pickup at the Cherry Hill office.

Copies of Cherry Hill Lower School Graduation 2015 on DVD now available

Families of Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill campus students may now order DVD copies of the video from our 2015 Lower School Graduation ceremony. Families of each graduate may receive one copy for free, additional copies are $5 each. Please use our online DVD order form to place your request.

Y.A.L.E. Northfield students at the Tilton Athletic Club

Health and fitness were a major themes of the Extended School Year Program at Y.A.L.E. School’s Northfield campus this summer. The students explored the concept of “wellness” in mathematics, science, reading and writing classes as well as many fun activities over the course of the six week summer program. In August, students and staff visited the Tilton Athletic Club where […]

Northfield ESY class visits the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine

Did you ever wonder what happens to a seal or dolphin that is injured or becomes ill? What types of sharks live near the New Jersey coast? Why are there so many aggressive green head flies in Brigantine, New Jersey? The students attending the Y.A.L.E. School Northfield Extended School Year program had all of these questions answered and more when […]

Students harvest the delicious results of community gardening project

Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill students are taking learning outside the classroom and gaining new skills through gardening. As part of our school-to-work and community-based-instruction programs, three Standard 9 classrooms have been working with a horticulture therapist at the Pennsauken Community Garden and Y.A.L.E.’s own garden at the Cherry Hill campus. The plants were provided by the Camden Children’s Garden in […]

Superheroes Inspire Students at Cherry Hill Campus ESY Program

If you were to walk down the halls of Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill campus, you would see classroom doors decorated with pictures of heroes, comic book characters, and other crime-fighting role models. “Marvel at our super kids!” one door has displayed. Students and teachers alike are excited about this summer’s program theme: superheroes.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ellisburg campus welcomes Cherry Hill Police Department

This month Officer Renee Houlihan, community relations officer for the Township of Cherry Hill police department, visited the Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg campus to meet our students. Officer Houlihan met with Ms. Lynn’s and Ms Saha’s elementary classrooms. Officer Houlihan spoke with the students about all of the things that police officers do in the community. She explained to the children that […]

Y.A.L.E. School Chess Club, Cherry Hill HS West Chess Team Share Tactics, Teamwork

Creating opportunities for interaction with typical peers is one of the areas where Y.A.L.E. School is on the forefront of private special education. So it was not unusual for the students in Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill’s Chess Club to sit down with three varsity chess team members from Cherry Hill West High School over several afternoons in April for some […]

Y.A.L.E. Student Chess Prodigy To Compete in World Open

You may want to keep your king in the back row if you’re brave enough to challenge Jared Groder in a game of chess. Groder, a Yardley PA resident and a junior at Y.A.L.E. School’s Cherry Hill campus, has been playing chess since he was 11 years old. When asked about his inspiration for getting into the game of chess, […]

Medford campus students collect tabs for Ronald McDonald House in Camden

This year Y.A.L.E. School Medford campus students in Ms. DiMarco’s class participated in a year-long service project. Students collected tabs from aluminum cans to donate to the Ronald McDonald House of South Jersey. Tabs were brought in by students and a collection bin was also placed in the Kirby’s Mill School teachers’ lounge.

PHOTO GALLERY: Medford campus poetry jam

For the past two weeks the students in Ms. DiMarco’s class at the Y.A.L.E. School Medford campus have been learning about poetry. Each day the students learned about a new type of poem and then created their own. They learned about: Haiku, Diamante, Acrostic, Autobiographical, Cinquain and Limerick poems. To wrap up the unit on poetry students got to put […]

Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill students and staff featured in Philadelphia Inquirer article

Who says teens don’t pay attention to the news?? Here’s a wonderful article about the “10 for 10” Currents Events Challenge at our Cherry Hill campus in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer South Jersey section. Kudos to our teachers and students (and parents), who have some great quotes in the story. Christie Prushinski said she has seen a change in son Bobby, […]

Y.A.L.E. School Northfield Celebration Dance 2015

A student celebration dance sponsored by the Y.A.L.E. School Northfield campus and the AC Family Support Organization (FSO). Only current Y.A.L.E. School Northfield students, FSO clients and their parents are invited to attend. No outside guest will be permitted.