Parent Weekly Update: April 2, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: April 2, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Highlight of the week? Therapy sessions! Avery and Melanie have been working hard and doing great! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School SAVE THE DATE! Growing Up Together: Adult Siblings Share their Stories Panel presentation by the Massachusetts Sibling Support Network Monday, April 5, 2021 at 6 pm Zoom link will be sent out before the meeting Continue to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with “The Hiring... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: March 26, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: March 26, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Ms. Cain’s students have been learning about job opportunities and practicing their interview skills. Last week they turned the table and interviewed Ms. Irish! They learned so much! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School REMINDER: School Picture Day at Cotting is Tuesday, March 30! Cotting’s Virtual Transition Fair is continuing! See the slides from Kerry Mahoney’s keynote presentation “Charting the Life Course” here. Check out the transition... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: March 19, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: March 19, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Based on all of the smiles we think Spirit Week was a success! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Cotting’s Virtual Transition Fair is continuing! See the slides from Kerry Mahoney’s keynote presentation “Charting the Life Course” here. Check out the transition vendors resources here. Upcoming Transition Fair events: March 24th, 6:00 – 7:00 Housing: Join us as we welcome three Cotting Alumni families to learn from their varied experiences... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: March 12, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: March 12, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Zachary and Anna in Ms. Kostell’s class enjoyed the beautiful spring weather this week! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Follow-up to Cotting’s Annual Transition Fair! Thanks to all who attended our Transition Fair kick-off event on March 10. Slides from guest speaker, Kerry’s Mahoney’s talk are available, here and at www.cotting.org/transition. Additional upcoming Transition Fair events for Cotting Families are as follows: March 24th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Cotting Alumni... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: March 5, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: March 5, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Cotting students have been showing off their skills doing on-campus jobs. Here you’ll see Allie, Erin, and Cierra are hard at work! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Come join us at Cotting’s Virtual Transition Fair! Join us for a series of live events (below) and look for resources that will be available on our website at: www.cotting.org/transition. March 10th, 6:00 -7:30, Transition Fair kick-off event, featuring... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: February 26, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: February 26, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Mrs. McGovern and Lizzie enjoy working together in OT group! Lizzie is getting an upper extremity stretch and some fine motor strengthening by squeezing the glue to add decorations onto her snowman. For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Covid Attestation Form Update Now that we have begun to give the second doses of the Covid 19 vaccine, you will see some changes in the attestation form... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: February 12, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: February 12, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! The Cotting Falcons staff basketball team has a message for the Cotting students ahead of February break…It looks like they are gonna need 365 days to practice! #GoFalcons #SeeYouOnTheCourt #DribbleDribbleShoot #CottingSchool2021 For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Save the date: PTO and PAC meetings on Friday, February 26 PTO at 8:30 am PAC at 9:30 am Zoom links will be sent out via email. The lunch-and-learn “Virtual Parent... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: February 5, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: February 5, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Mrs. Paull’s class took a virtual trip to Glass Botanicus, former Cotting physical therapy assistant Ms. Lopez’s business! She made a cool video and answered all of their questions about her beautiful botanical-inspired art glass panels. Thanks for a great trip, Ms. Lopez! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Cotting Town Hall Meeting: February 10, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Dave Manzo, Cotting School President; Bridget Irish,... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: January 29, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: January 29, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Today is a great, hope-filled day at Cotting School and HOPEhouse! Some frontline staff members and young adults are able to receive their first Covid-19 vaccination, on campus, administered by our own school nurses! Though it may be small on the global scale, we could not be more proud to be a part of the solution to the largest health crisis this world has seen in a century. Special thanks to the medical and administrative teams... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: January 22, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: January 22, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Ms. Piscopo’s students marked the inauguration by listening to Kamala Harris read her book “Superheroes are Everywhere” and talked about the superheroes in their own lives. Then they tuned into the ceremony live through the White House Accessible Live Stream! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Dear Cotting Families, The increased talk of the COVID vaccine has been a glimmer of positive news amid the recent... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: January 15, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: January 15, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Congrats to the students in Ms. Cain’s class for winning the Week in Rap Shout-Out Contest for Flocabulary! Check out some behind the scenes footage of their class filming for their contest video earlier this week. For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Cotting School President Transition, 2021 On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Mr. Manzo announced that he will retire in September 2021. You can read his full letter to... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: January 8, 2021

Parent Weekly Update: January 8, 2021

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Screens and faces of students and staff lit up as we reconnected for the first time in 2021! What’s better than fireworks on New Year’s Eve? The Cotting School Community! Here’s to a great start as we welcome 2021. For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Happy New Year from Cotting School! 2020 will be remembered as a year that our school community moved forward with incredible... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: December 18, 2020

Parent Weekly Update: December 18, 2020

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新!   Mr. Ironfield’s class was hard at work prepping for their open mic entry! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Reminder: Flu shots required for students by December 31, 2020 Massachusetts now requires influenza immunization for all children 6 months of age or older who are attending Massachusetts childcare, pre-school, kindergarten, K-12, and colleges and universities. This new vaccine requirement is an important step to reduce... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: December 11, 2020

Parent Weekly Update: December 11, 2020

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! 单击此处以任何语言阅读每周更新! Jacob and Mr. Phelan cleaning up after a fun, but messy IA project! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Reminder: Flu shots required for students by December 31, 2020 Massachusetts now requires influenza immunization for all children 6 months of age or older who are attending Massachusetts childcare, pre-school, kindergarten, K-12, and colleges and universities. This new vaccine requirement is an important step to reduce flu-related... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: December 4, 2020

Parent Weekly Update: December 4, 2020

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! Sofia (left) and Mrs. Trolan connect for art class online, where they recently looked at the work of famous British artist Andy Goldsworthy, known for his incredible installations using natural materials. Sofia got outside and put her creativity to work mimicking one Goldsworthy’s works. Just beautiful! Stella (right) has been learning all about plant care with Ms. Robinson for her in-house classroom job in Ms. Mayo’s room! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: November 20, 2020

Parent Weekly Update: November 20, 2020

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! So much great learning, whether masked and in person or remote and on screen, is still happening every day at Cotting! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Wishing you all a Warm and Safe Thanksgiving holiday! As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holidays, please remember that our plans while we are away from Cotting have ramifications for our community in ways they never have before. As you... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: November 13, 2020

Parent Weekly Update: November 13, 2020

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! We raised the beam TODAY! Every inch of the steel beam has been covered in names and notes that will become a part of the new building FOREVER! Students, staff and the public were able to watch in person, on Facebook Live or on Zoom. If you missed it, you can view it on Cotting’s Facebook page or YouTube channel. For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Musical Bingo... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: November 6, 2020

Parent Weekly Update: November 6, 2020

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! Cotting School students learned about the presidential candidates and the voting process. For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School A new voice answering your call at the Cotting reception desk! Please welcome Andie Mitchell to Cotting School! We are very excited to have Andie as our new Front Desk Coordinator. Andie and her husband have recently relocated from Florida to the Boston area, and she has already found her place... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: October 30, 2020

Parent Weekly Update: October 30, 2020

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! Cotting’s Medical Department loves a dress up day! We couldn’t mask their Halloween excitement! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School TONIGHT! Friday, October 30, 2020, 6:00-7:30 pm ONLINE REGISTER FOR THE EVENT ANY TIME UP TO 6 PM!!!! https://forms.gle/oWGdyybnQCbfyc6i7 YOU MUST FILL OUT THE REGISTRATION FORM IN ORDER TO PLAY! Make sure to DOUBLE CHECK that your email address is correct on the form. Your bingo cards will be... Read More

Parent Weekly Update: October 23, 2020

Parent Weekly Update: October 23, 2020

Weekly Update Click here to read the Weekly Update in any language! Haga clic aquí para leer la actualización semanal en cualquier idioma! Some lucky students got to take virtual class trips this week! Ms. Hassett’s class took a virtual trip to Washington, D.C. and Ms. Norregaard’s class took a virtual tour of Horse SenseAbility at Wildstar Farm in Sherborn, MA! For more updates from this week, visit our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram. Information From Cotting School Cotting’s online virtual session last month was such a hit that we’re turning these sessions into a series called “Cotting Conversations”. Next up, tune... Read More