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Halloween Fun Fest 2015

Halloween Fun Fest 2015

                                Cotting’s Halloween Fun Fest gave everyone a chance to dress up and celebrate the day with a lot of laughter and games. Our Physical and Occupational Therapy departments joined forces with volunteers from Shire to offer students ghost bowling, pumpkin decorating, a photo booth, and lots more. This is the third year Shire volunteers have helped out on Halloween at Cotting. For additional photos, look on our Facebook page. Shire employees enjoy volunteering! In fact, the whole company made a day of it on... Read More

The making of “What’s your SuperPower?”

The making of “What’s your SuperPower?”

The making of “What’s your SuperPower” was quite a process!  Students were asked to consider two questions.  First, what is a SuperPower?   SuperPowers don’t only exist in the lives of SuperHeroes, but within all of us!  Second, students were asked to consider their own unique SuperPower.  One goal of the project was for students to think about what makes them unique and special, and to appreciate how our collective SuperPowers make us a strong community!  Ms. Maimone, our tech teacher, provided some examples for the students to consider, seen below. The second step was more technical. Students shot the... Read More

What’s your Superpower? Moviemaking at Cotting!

What’s your Superpower? Moviemaking at Cotting!

This year’s theme for back to school was “What is your Falcon Superpower?” Cotting students and staff were asked to choose their superpower for the making of the film, “What’s Your Superpower?” Students used this opportunity to identify their unique gifts and talents, while also exploring their filmmaking skills! See the results of their hard work below, and be sure to check back soon for our next blog installment, The Making of “What’s Your Superpower!” Check out our #FalconSuperpower hashtag throughout all of our social media platforms!

Great Fun at OctoberFest and Chili Cook-Off

Great Fun at OctoberFest and Chili Cook-Off

Those who turned out on a chilly October 18th to sample chili at Cotting were not disappointed. The chilis were amazing, and the music was fabulous!  Chili Cook-Off Winners placed in three categories: Most Authentic Chili: Cotting School L to R: Chef Fatima Sousa, President David Manzo, Chef Ann Dube Most Elusive Ingredient: The Red Lentil David Manzo hands trophy to Carlos Umana of The Red Lentil Most Popular Chili: COMPASS School COMPASS team members Scott and EJ, teaching assistant Ty Johnson, and Culinary Arts Instructor Margaret Overlan Cotting staff beer sellers Melissa Maimone, Dave Peduto, and Shannon Kerr had fun dressing... Read More