The Transition Classroom collected recyclable cans and bottles from the Cotting community and raised $255 dollars to donate to Canine Companions for Independence.
Saturday morning, June 20th, dawned rain-free, and a group of eager Cotting students headed from their overnight quarters at Boston University to Harvard University for the annual marathon of the Special Olympics. Accompanied by Adaptive Phys Ed teacher Dan Cuddy and Physical Therapy Team Leader Ginny Birmingham, as well as faculty and staff members Cathy Mayo, Barbara DeLuca, Jennifer Knapp-Stumpp, Ed Reed, and volunteer Matt Cuddy, 19 students participated in track and field events for a good portion of the day. Jimmy Hui, Class of 2008, also volunteered at the track. “This is my first time volunteering at the Special... Read More
Featuring stellar performances by Cotting Upper School students, the annual phenomenal musical Gig took place Friday, June 19. This event is one favored by all students and faculty, as it showcases some of the many talents of our students.
Cotting School program helps young people with physical challenges learn work skills and prepare for life outside the comfort of home. Like many high school students, Matthew Lagunowich follows the Red Sox, loves horror movies, and got decked out for his prom. What sets this 18-year-old Acton resident apart from other youths is that he has cerebral palsy, a condition usually caused by factors that disrupt normal development of the brain before birth, permanently affecting body movement and muscle coordination.