Students at The Norman Howard School are offered a truly unique academic experience, 活动丰富, 友谊, 社区活动, 支持, 还有一种接受的氛围.
Before joining our community, 父母 may ask, "Will my child miss out by leaving public school?" Our students remain engaged with their home communities through friends, 体育, 教堂, 以及其他活动. 学生分享, 家长们也同意, that the new experiences and relationships formed at The Norman Howard School enhance their lives and well-being in meaningful and measurable ways.
Please explore some elements that combine to create 诺曼·霍华德的经历. 点击每个图片查看更多细节:
Our students benefit from support managing the social aspects of school and life. Two licensed counselors provide individual and group counseling and collaborate with teachers to deliver school-wide Social-Emotional Learning programs.
Skills For Life is our school-wide social skills program supporting healthy relationships, 有效的沟通, 和决策, the building blocks of Social Emotional Learning. Classroom teachers collaborate with counseling staff for explcit instruction in self-awareness, 社会意识, 自我管理, 负责任的决策, 以及建立人际关系的技巧.
Our Transition Counselor and multi-disciplinary Transition Committee are dedicated to guiding students and families through post high school planning, 成功的人生转变.
Our Speech-Language program links communication skills and academic success; goals and content are developed alongside and related to the curriculum. Services are provided by the Speech-Language Pathologists in collaboration with classroom teachers, 父母, 及其他相关服务提供者.
Our students benefit from school-wide academic strategies- including EmPower and Thinking Maps® - for the organization of concepts and information, 对于书面表达.
Our onsite RN 支持 overall health and well-being of all students through medication administration, 急救, 疾病和受伤的分类, 健康检查, 健康促进.
我们的教员是一群富有灵感的教育家, 激励因素, 的创建者, 热情的拥护者, 同理心专家. Each staff person contributes their unique skills to a school culture that places the student success at its core. 我们和学生一起工作, 父母, and involved professionals to help every student understand their learning capabilities and manage challenges which have made school difficult in the past.
Our families share that what sets us apart is the sense of belonging that they experience when they walk through our doors. For many, school had come to mean isolation, anxiety, or failure. 在这里, we set out to discover or reignite each child's desire to learn in the ways they are best suited.
我们是一个热情的社区. 学生经常分享, “我要是早点来就好了,“因为他们很聪明, 有能力, 有才华的孩子觉得自己被抛弃了, 被误解的, 或者在以前的学校里每天都焦虑不安. We are a very diverse group who accepts and 支持 each other to succeed. We celebrate what makes each of us unique and contribute in our own ways to a healthy, 安全, 有趣的学校文化. 我们在这里“理解你”!
友谊 that start at The Norman Howard School last a lifetime. Our students come with varied interests and experiences; we offer many after school clubs, 团队建设活动, 统一学校传统. 学生分享 that the bullying and school anxiety that prevented them from liking school are not a problem here. 大多数人每天都盼望着来学校!
Our students are engaged and responsible citizens. As part of Participation in Government and other courses and partnerships, our students participate extensively in service learning opportunities.
Our school has 36 years of expertise in student success. This comes from embracing and supporting each child’s individuality, 根据学生的长处来定义他们, and believing our students deserve a 安全 setting to explore their abilities and engage effectively. A great deal of learning happens outside the classroom.
Our students benefit from multi-sensory and hands-on approaches to learning. Opportunities to learn and practice skills in the real world reinforce and enhance classroom learning.
我们的科学项目真的很特别. 教室里到处都是植物和生物, and enthusiastic teachers impart their love for science upon their students by making learning exciting. 频繁的实地考察丰富了学习, and students have opportunities to interact meaningfully with their environment as a means to understanding the world.
Our academic program is designed to allow students to experience success, to help them understand the nature of their learning challenges, to provide them with the skills and strategies for overcoming their academic difficulties and/or social challenges.
Students engage in the design process - taking projects from concept to build. 制造商的地方 provides a hands-on experience that allows students to enjoy the art of creation using physical materials. Students use CAD and 3D printing to create items of their own design.
Our school offers a wide range of technology to engage our students and to help them acquire and demonstrate their knowledge and skills. Smart Board and projection devices are used in all academic classrooms. 最新型的台式电脑, 笔记本电脑, and mobile devices enrich and create multi-sensory learning experiences. All students are given a Chromebook to use in school and at home.
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