In January, the Blue Cluster introduced an executive functioning after school class to provide more explicit support for students who have executive function challenges. Executive functions are a set of processes that have to do with managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal, and this class helps by providing more explicit instruction, ongoing support, and practice for students who need it.
The Class of 2022 enjoyed a two-day celebration of their time at Gaynor beginning with a Graduate/New Alumni Breakfast on Thursday, June 16, followed with a formal graduation ceremony on Friday, June 17, at the W83 Ministry Center on the Upper West Side. One theme in particular was clear throughout each of the speeches on graduation day — that of advocating for yourself and fighting for what you believe in.
Fire-knife dancing, basket weaving, and the importance of coconuts were all things Blue Cluster students learned this month in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
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.