As Election Day approaches, students at Gaynor are learning about presidents, the responsibilities of citizens, and strategies to manage their emotions.
Students in the Yellow 1 Pod learned that when you speak up in a respectful and reasoned way, action and change can happen, even if temporarily. They successfully advocated for a policy change to allow students to wear costumes for Halloween this year.
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.
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.
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!
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.