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Collaboration with Minuteman High School

Collaboration with Minuteman High School

Students and teachers from Minuteman Career and Technical High School and Cotting School, both in Lexington, collaborated on a unique engineering project which culminated in a new invention: a vacuum that is propelled by a power wheelchair. The entire article can be found in the “Lexington Wickid Local” news.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

    Many students from Cotting School participated in the Special Olympics this weekend at Boston and Harvard Universities. Several stayed over night at BU to be up bright and early with fellow students and alumni. Many thanks to Dan Cuddy, Director of Adaptive Physical Education, Ginny Birmingham, Director of Physical Therapy, and Susan Hartnett, Communication Therapist, for their leadership and dedication. Students fought hard in competition and came home with medals to show for their efforts.

The Gig

The Gig

    A favorite year-end activity got the whole school moving on the last Friday of the school year. Cotting School musicians played instruments or sang for fellow students, parents, and staff during The Gig, the annual music bash. Begun by alumnus Matt Wellins, class of 2008, the Gig ended with a final performance by Matt, whose drumming got everyone out on the dance floor.

Wally the Green Monster Visits

Wally the Green Monster Visits

    Cotting School students, parents and staff celebrated the second season of Challenger Little League on Saturday, June 11, 2011, with a final game and a visit from Wally the Green Monster, who helped hand out hard-earned trophies and team photos to students and alumni. Coaches Ginny Birmingham, Barbara DeLuca, Cathy Mayo, Sejal Shah, Matt Cuddy and Bill Johnston all received awards and applause. Head Coach and Director of Adaptive Physical Education, Dan Cuddy, received a special award for his outstanding dedication and personal commitment to the students and the community. It was a festive gathering! Parents served student... Read More

Alumni Reunion

Alumni Reunion

Over 125 Cotting School alumni gathered on Sunday, June 12, 2011 to connect with friends and former teachers, to reminiscence and to laugh. President Dave Manzo welcomed alums and honored Molly Stone, Coordinator of Project Bridges, who is retiring this year. Alumni President Rich Hay, ‘95, led a short business meeting during which he announced the matching gift campaign for the Fellowship, and the call for new Alumni Council officers for next year. After the meeting, alumni checked out the new artificial turf playing field, toured the school, pored over old yearbooks, and danced in the gymnasium. It was a... Read More

Graduation 2011

Graduation 2011

  Cotting School celebrated with much fanfare last Friday night as 17 seniors accepted diplomas and awards from David Manzo, President and Executive Director, and Krista Macari, Chief Academic Officer. Speeches, musical performances, a few tears, warm memories and much laughter helped round out the evening. This 118th class was Cotting’s largest ever. See more photos on our Facebook Page.