The Gateway School News Archives

The Gateway School News

Sinking & Floating Science Experiment!

Ms. Chelsea’s students learned about the concepts of sinking & floating in their ESY week 2 science class. They went through the whole process! They collected items to use in their experiment (even cotton balls from the nurse), did predictions, worked together on the experiment, and came to a conclusion with their data. Always something […]

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Sundae Day & Sugar Cookie Day in Room 208!

During the first week of ESY, Ms. Jessica’s students celebrated National Sundae Day and National Sugar Cookie Day! Sounds pretty YUMMY! The students worked on a writing assignment, did an art project to work on fine-motor skills and following directions, and then enjoyed ice cream sundae and sugar cookie treats. Lots of learning happening while […]

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June Flag Day and Career Day!

Even though it’s now July, we still wanted to acknowledge the last days of June when some of our classes celebrated Flag Day and Room 206 had a  special career day! The young men in Room 202 built a giant flag puzzle using fun creativity and teamwork. They celebrated the day with a reading activity […]

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Graduation Photos 2021!

We have many great photographs to share from this special celebration!  Click the YouTube button on this webpage to see these photos and more put to music. And if you haven’t watched the video of graduation, it’s there too! Congratulations to our 2021 graduates – we are proud of all of you!

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The Halls of Gateway!

Summer break before ESY is fast approaching! But Gateway students are still filling the hallways with all their great work! Cork strips and bulletin boards will stay up until our last day on June 22nd, and then we will take it down and make room for summer projects when ESY starts on July 6th. Take […]

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Bocce Tournament!

  On May 18th, Gateway School held our very own Bocce Tournament. We followed protocols by having each class compete within their pod. Ms. Daniela (our Special Olympics bocce coach) practiced with the students in the weeks leading up to the big day! We had over 20 students participate.  The weather was great, and each […]

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Butterflies Abound!

Two classes (rooms 110 and 203) recently learned about the life cycle of the butterfly. They had a hands-on experience of watching the process of caterpillars transform to butterflies over about 2-3 weeks time. The teachers also incorporated lots of other fun academic activities. Such a great learning experience and so much fun! Lots of […]

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Cooking at Gateway!

The Gateway ADL  kitchen (Activities of Daily Living) has been busy!  Cooking activities address so many important areas such as nutrition education, following a recipe, math skills, and using kitchen equipment safely.  Cooperation and listening skills contribute to improved social skills. And prep work and sensory/trying new foods are great OT skills! These “real-life skills”  […]

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May 5, 2021 Staff Appreciation!

The Gateway School celebrated Staff Appreciation the first week of May! On May 5th, Principal Chris Hoye, and Supervisor of Instruction Kevin Jones, treated each staff member to a bagel bag with an attached Thank You note. Thursday was a FREE comfy dress-down-day.  At the end of the week, Dr. Hoye and Mr. Jones delivered […]

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