Gaynor News Feed

Sensory Hallways Are Back! Keeping Gaynor Students Moving

Sensory hallways are back in the halls at Gaynor, with the goal to provide quick movement opportunities near the classroom, which is especially important now as movement about the school is more limited due to COVID restrictions.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Through the Arts

Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, is dedicated to recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans. This fall, Gaynor students did just that through both drama and music.

Early Childhood Students Learn About Diversity and Inclusion

Tying in to Gaynor’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion curriculum, students in the Lexington Room participated in a multisensory lesson where they portrayed themselves — both inside and out!

A Multisensory Exploration of Ancient Greece

One Green Cluster class began their study of Ancient Greece last week, incorporating many fun, multisensory activities, including having students become archeologists for a day!

An Apple-Packed Day of Learning and Fun

Although Gaynor’s annual field trip to Demarest Farms for apple picking won’t happen this year, students in the Red Cluster found a way to enjoy the tradition in their classroom!

Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Through Gaynor’s Racial Literacy Curriculum

Over the summer, a team of educators worked to create a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion curriculum that would be incorporated at Gaynor beginning this fall.

Focus on Feelings: Teaching Important Lessons for an Unprecedented Back-to-School Experience

With the pandemic causing our daily lives to look different, and with the emotions surrounding a very different back-to-school experience, SEL is especially important to help students feel more at ease and help them learn.

Teachers Get Ready for the New Year with Gaynor’s Summer Institute

As summer drew to a close and the start of the school year approached, Gaynor faculty came together virtually to prepare through a two-week training program.

Introducing the Summer 2020 Gaynor Gazette!

The Summer 2020 Gaynor Gazette has been mailed out and is also available to read online! Read about a few of the articles inside.

Songs of Our Time: Blue Cluster 2020 Playlist

During their last week of school, Blue Cluster students put their thoughts and emotions to music during an assignment for drama class. Read on to find out what songs the students chose!