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Happy Holidays from Cotting School!

Happy Holidays from Cotting School!

The Cotting School community is excited for the holidays!  The holiday dance, the Hope House Holiday Party, and the Winter Wares Fair have helped us all get into the spirit of the season.  This Wednesday is the annual faculty/staff basketball game.  There has been a lot chatter from both sides already, so this year’s game is bound to be a classic! Cotting will be closed starting Thursday, December 24th and will reopen on Monday, January 4th.  In the meantime, please continue to check our posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest happenings.  Check out our new videos on... Read More

Exploring the PAC and the CFB

Exploring the PAC and the CFB

The PAC (Parent Advisory Committee) and the CFB (Cotting Family Builders) are both parent organizations that serve the Cotting community in two different ways. We’d like to draw a distinction between the two and hopefully invite more Cotting parents to join either or both! The Cotting handbook describes the Parent Advisory Committee as “a group of Cotting parents who have made a commitment to provide a thoughtful voice from the parent and student experience in discussions with other parents and Cotting Administration.” All Cotting parents are eligible for membership, and are welcome at as many or as few PAC meetings... Read More

Cotting is EVERYWHERE on social media…

Cotting is EVERYWHERE on social media…

…and we want you to be there too! We want to make it easy for all members of our community to feel connected to updated news about Cotting at any time and in a variety of ways. Cotting School is proud to have a presence in several of the major social media platforms that are popular today. Our Cotting School website makes it easy to find and access these platforms. See the photos below for a quick tutorial!   Each button featured in the upper right corner of our website will take you to a different site related to Cotting... Read More

Tech Tuesday 3.0 … tips and information…

Tech Tuesday 3.0 … tips and information…

Read below about myOn, a new subscription service to support literacy.   What is myOn?  myON is a complete literacy solution that reinvents the ways in which students and teachers interact with text. myON provides anytime, anywhere access to a library of more than 10,000 enhanced digital books with multimedia supports, real-time reporting and assessments and embedded close reading tools. Our innovative digital literacy platform allows students not only to read, but to read closely, to engage with digital texts in new ways that will transform the entire learning experience.   Learn about Read & Write for Google, a Chrome extension used to... Read More

Basketball season is right around the corner!

Basketball season is right around the corner!

This Friday, December 4th marks the opening night for the 2015-16 basketball season at Cotting School! The Cotting basketball program has a long and storied history, going way back to the days when Cotting School was located in Boston. What began as a high school program has since expanded to include middle school students, and we now have Varsity and Junior Varsity teams that play on Friday nights all winter! Dan Cuddy, the Adaptive Physical Education teacher at Cotting, talked about the variety of opportunities that the basketball program provides for students. “We have cheerleaders, boosters, and of course the... Read More