Shire Installs Student Art Shire Pharmaceuticals, in partnership with Cotting School, installed a permanent exhibition of Cotting students’ artwork featuring Georgia O’Keefe-style flowers. The opening reception in Shire’s employee cafe on June 25th honored Cotting School art teacher, Rosanne Trolan, and student artists, such as Georgia B., above, who attended the reception with her father, Bob. Below, left to right: Katelyn Filippetti, Shire Supervisor Facilities Planning & Design; Bill Ciambone, Shire Executive VP Operations, Rosanne Trolan, Cotting Art Instructor; Elizabeth Peters, Director of Advancement; and Marissa Evans, Shire Community Relations. See the article in the Lexington Minuteman here.
Cotting School Joins Mass. Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Cotting School has always been a place where children, families and staff feel safe. As educational leaders, it is our responsibility to be a voice for keeping students safe not only at our school, but in their home communities as well. Therefore, Cotting School has joined the Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence. (http://mapreventgunviolence.org) According to their website, “The Massachusetts Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence started in 2013 after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. As an umbrella organization, the Coalition brings together organizations and institutions... Read More
Students Pail New Accessible Icon June 17, 2013 Today through Cotting’s partnership with EPIC, Empowering People for Inclusive Communities, The Accessible Icon Project came to Cotting School! EPIC’s program, Service Warriors, is a community service and education program for youth with disabilities between the ages of 16-23. Current Cotting students Sam P. and Austin C. participate in Service Warriors which is led by Jeff Lafata, EPIC’s Founder and Executive Director. Cotting alumnus Brendon Hildreth, class of 2011, was part of the first class of EPIC Service Warriors in 2011. A team of people, including former Cotting student Brendon Hildreth, designed... Read More