The Yaliens Robotics Team attended the Philly Robotics Expo for the second year in a row at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Team members participated in robotics workshops, saw demonstrations in the GRASP Robotics Lab and got to meet students from other teams in the area.
Students on the autism spectrum who work at Y.A.L.E. School’s Green Tech Activity Lab recently proved to be “good eggs” when they collaborated to design, construct and decorate hand-made Easter baskets as part of a fundraiser for Y.A.L.E.’s annual student prom, held at the Voorhees autism campus. The students made “grass” for the baskets by shredding paper, which was then […]
Y.A.L.E. Cherry Hill campus Lower School students explored sensory stations and recorded their preferences, as part of a Zones of Regulation® lesson. The curriculum, designed to foster self-regulation and emotional control, is used as part of Y.A.L.E. School’s social skills classes. Staff members from our Occupational Therapy and Counseling services collaborated to offer the lesson which aims to strengthen our […]
Students from Ms. DiMarco’s class at the Y.A.L.E. School Medford campus are now “published” authors and illustrators. In the beginning of this school year, two Medford campus classrooms went on a community-based learning trip to nearby Johnson’s Farm. Each student hand-picked four apples and one pumpkin before enjoying an exhilarating hayride. The students enjoyed the outing so much that Ms. […]
A student friendship 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.
Students in Ms. Lussier’s and Ms. McNamara’s classes made and decorated “rainsticks” inspired by Native American traditional musical instruments. Each student customized their own project and shared in a group exploration of rhythm and percussion.
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 […]
Happy Halloween from the Cherry Hill campus Lower School!
On Friday, October 10th, Y.A.L.E. School Medford campus’s own Ms. DiMarco brought in her own fire gear and educated the students on fire safety. DiMarco is a teacher at the Medford Kirby’s Mill School and also serves as a volunteer firefighter in the community. Ms. DiMarco spoke to the students about what items they shouldn’t play with because they are […]
All of Mercer County was under a traffic alert as New Jersey hosted the U.S. Special Olympics Games, drawing close to 90,000 spectators, supporters, volunteers, and athletes from all over the United States. Four of those athletes were students from Y.A.L.E. School! “We are so proud of these young men, who made a huge commitment to their sports and showed […]
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 […]
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 […]
Students in the Cherry Hill campus Lower School “Girls’ Group” social skills club enjoyed decorating (and eating!) their own cupcakes with a variety of colorful toppings.
On April 25th the students at the Y.A.L.E. School Medford campus enjoyed magician and motivational speaker Ken Northridge. Northridge brought his message of character education and conflict resolution to Y.A.L.E. students at the Kirby’s Mill school in Medford during a recent assembly presentation.
Y.A.L.E. Cherry Hill campus senior Anthony Goodson was awarded “Most Improved Student” by the Camden County Board of Freeholders as part of their “Best of Class of 2014.” The certificate was signed by Louis Capelli, Jr., Freeholder Director, and Ed McDonnell, Freeholder Deputy Director.
Students in Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill’s Robotics Club attended the annual Philly Robotics Expo on the University of Pennsylvania campus. The event was hosted by Philadelphia Central High School’s RoboLancers team and The GRASP Lab of UPenn at the new Singh Center for Nanotechnology building.
Physicist and author Paul Halpern visited the Cherry Hill campus for Read Across America in March and presented an assembly for our Lower School students on the topic of cosmology and our solar system. He also signed copies of his books for our students! Dr. Halpern is a professor of physics at The University of the Sciences and has written […]
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 […]
The 2014 YTV Video Festival will be held on Friday, April 11th after lunch at the Cherry Hill campus. The festival is for Cherry Hill Upper School and Standard 9 students only. If you are submitting a project to be shown at the festival please follow the submission guidelines below:
A student friendship dance sponsored by the Y.A.L.E. School Northfield campus and the Family Support Organization (FSO). Only current Y.A.L.E. School Northfield students, FSO clients, and their parents are invited to attend. No outside guests will be permitted.
This year, teens at the Y.A.L.E. School’s Cherry Hill campus are “headed for the hills” to build transition skills. The “hills” are the hills of Manayunk, a vibrant residential section of Philadelphia, and home to Y.A.L.E. School’s newest transition service. Y.A.L.E.’s Manayunk Overnight Experience gives students a chance to practice IEP transition skills in a home and community setting.
Students from The Y.A.L.E. School’s Cherry Hill Campus took part in a unique social skills program coordinated through the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in Philadelphia. Using a high interest activity – in this case, paleontology – Philadelphia area psychologists Dr. Eric Mitchell and Dr. Carol Moog taught the students social cooperation and problem solving. Working alongside a […]
Students at the Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill campus were treated to a wild time courtesy of the PTO and Howling Woods Farm. Two trained wolf dogs, Samson and Takoda, visited the school during an assembly for Upper School students along with their human handlers from Howling Woods Farm.
Students in Ms. Lussier’s classroom at The Y.A.L.E. School Cherry Hill were treated to a special visit from the Magic “C” Bunny, the Handwriting Without Tears® mascot, during their weekly handwriting group. Science teacher Karla Curry accompanied the Magic “C” Bunny to the classroom and answered all kinds of questions about how to raise and care for a pet rabbit. […]
Copies of the video recordings of the Cherry Hill campus graduation ceremonies (Upper School and Lower School) will be available to graduates and their families as soon we can make them ready. When the recordings are ready we will post an announcement to our web site. For immediate notification delivered via email, please susbcribe to our e-Newsletter. Note: We also […]
This spring The Y.A.L.E. School Mansfield Township and Medford campuses began a new creative activity for its students: a literary journal entitled The Y.A.L.E. School Review. The Review will publish writing and artworks by students in grades six through eight, highlighting their creativity and allowing them to share their artistic abilities with their peers. The Y.A.L.E. School Review joins the […]
Y.A.L.E. Cherry Hill students in the YTV video production school-to-work program went on a field trip to the Dorrance H. Hamilton Media Commons at WHYY TV 12 in Philadelphia. Students were treated to a tour of a professional television and radio broadcast facility where they were able to observe actual programming being produced in studio.
Prom. It is a rite of passage for many teens. This spring, the students at The Y.A.L.E. School’s Voorhees campus along with students from the Y.A.L.E. Audubon HS campus will enjoy dinner, dancing and dressing up as they arrive for the campus’s first prom. The theme, “When You Wish Upon a Star, Your Dreams Really Do Come True,’ was inspired […]