A Successful Skate Night

The Gaynor community gathered at Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers for the Parents’ Association annual Skate Night.

Practicing Mindfulness in the Classroom

Inspired by the ongoing mindfulness program which is incorporated into the curriculum, students created drawings inspired by Tibetan prayer flags with their goals and wishes for the academic year.

Recent alumni return to Gaynor

The Office of Alumni Relations, Placement Office, Student Advocacy Coordinator and teachers in the Blue Cluster got together to host a Grad Get-Together for the class of 2018 on November 1. Alumni from the Class of 2018 came back from schools throughout the city from York Prep to Brooklyn Friends.

A “wicked good” Halloween project

This week, Ms. Rubin and Ms. Goldman’s Green Cluster class presented their Halloween research papers to teachers and administrators. Students practiced student advocacy, built executive functioning skills, utilized writing strategies, and practiced public speaking techniques throughout this multi-step assignment.

Our Mission

A pioneer in special education, Stephen Gaynor School is an independent Pre-K, Lower, and Middle School for bright students with learning differences. Founded in 1962, Stephen Gaynor School provides a highly individualized educational program in a rich, rigorous, and nurturing environment in which students gain the skills and confidence necessary to learn, grow, and reach their full potential.