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SALSE Summer Adventures

SALSE Summer Adventures

  Cotting’s Summer Adaptive Living Skills Experience (SALSE) offers young adults the opportunity to expand and practice their living skills in real-life adventures during a week-long program or over a weekend.  Meal planning, budgeting, shopping for food, traveling on public transportation, exploring recreational opportunities (including the hotel pool and Spectacle Island), and preparing meals together are just a few activities students enjoy.  

Four Dragons Play

Four Dragons Play

A Chinese folk tale, “The Four Dragons,” was put on by Ms. Mayo’s Lower School class on August 11, 2011. Bravo, actors!  Above, the entire cast takes a bow.  Left to right, Jade Empress (Sara), Mountain Wizard (Polina), Four Rivers (David, Kyle, Melissa and Will) and Woman #1 (Julia).

Summer of Science

Summer of Science

Butterflies in Ms. LeCam’s Class Using the “Summer of Science” theme to learn about the butterfly (and the moth), students in Room 112 in the Lower School explored the life cycle of painted lady butterflies.  After afield trip to the Butterfly Place in Westford, the class hatched caterpillars in the classroom and checked on them daily in anticipation of the metamorphosis. While waiting, the students kept busy making mobiles about the stages of the life cycle, and butterfly crafts to sell at the “Wares Fair” on the last day of the summer program.  The students gleefully set the butterflies free... Read More