Fall Family BBQ 2010 Cotting School President, Dave Manzo, climbed into the Dunk Tank during September’s Fall Family BBQ, an event sponsored by Cotting families featuring fun, food and laughter. Students, families and staff enjoyed a fabulous barbecue, art projects, soccer on the playing field, face painting, dancing, raffle items, a cake walk and a dunk tank. Many thanks to everyone who helped make the day a great success. See a short video of activities here, and Mr. Manzo getting dunked here.
Geljookian Family Dedicates Benches in Honor of Andy To honor the memory of former Cotting student Andy Geljookian, top photo, his parents, John and Nancy, and his brother, Michael donated four magnificent benches for the sidelines of Connelly Field. On Tuesday, September 21, family and friends gathered to honor Andy’s memory with a meaningful dedication ceremony. Along with Andy’s parents, Dave Manzo, Dan Cuddy, and Ginny Birmingham paid tribute to Andy as a dedicated and enthusiastic athlete. Andy was fond of winning games, but he also had a terrific attitude toward life and a winning smile that epitomized his sunny... Read More
Noreen Murphy, 67; challenged, inspired Cotting School students Though one disabled student at the Cotting School could move only a foot, music teacher Noreen Murphy was determined that all her charges would contribute to the annual variety show. So she worked with a volunteer to rig a remote button for the student to tap with his toes, and put him in charge of opening the curtain. See the Boston Globe Article here.
Kate works as a volunteer at the Buddy Dog Humane Society in Sudbury through Cotting School’s Project Bridges Program. Kate wanted to do even more for the animals at the shelter, so over the summer she and her mother made soft and comfortable beds for the residents. Here she is shown with Vincent Van Gogh, who happily helped her display the beautiful and cozy pillows.