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Democracy, Voting, and Emotions: How Gaynor is Preparing Students for Election Day

As Election Day approaches, students at Gaynor are learning about presidents, the responsibilities of citizens, and strategies to manage their emotions.

Let Them Wear Costumes! Yellow Cluster Students Successfully Advocate for Halloween Policy Change

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! 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.