Decorations, treats, and more make LGS’s annual Trunk or Treat a highly anticipated event among students and adults!
Family members and other supporters decorate tables loaded with treats in the St. Saviour undercroft. The LGS Parent Group ensures a festive entrance for students arriving from from the school building.
NEW this year, and fantastic dancing unicorn to welcome each group of students. After being greeted by the friendly unicorn, students traveled among decorated tables gathering an assortment of trinkets and treats.
Thanks to LGS mom Meg Koabel for photos from this year’s event.
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celebrity Magdalena Monteverde
hosts a “Find the Deed Treasure Hunt” in a haunted mansion on Halloween. The
winning contestant could receive $1 million! Magdalena Monteverde wants the
deed to the house—not because she wants the house, but because she thinks it
will lead her to ‘the greatest treasure of all.’
That’s the premise of CASPER the Friendly Musical performed
by The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT) at the Taft Theatre.
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Linden Grove School’s Facebook page recently shared a story about Agility Angels, a volunteer organization in Toledo, Ohio, utilizing the sport of dog agility to help individuals with autism develop social skills, physical abilities and self-confidence. LGS parents, supporters, and other followers responded with requests for information on local canine programs for individuals on the spectrum.
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LGS’s participation in the Great Pumpkin Race—an annual fundraiser benefitting the Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati—offers a unique opportunity to challenge the creativity and problem-solving skills of some of the school’s 6-8 team students.
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Field trips to local farms offer opportunities to reinforce science concepts learned in the classroom. In class, students may learn about the life cycle of a pumpkin or about different varieties of apples and how they are used to make applesauce, pies, etc.
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LGS Applied Skills students utilized their trip to Irons Fruit Farm to provide a treat for LGS staff and create a test run for Café services throughout the upcoming year.
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by LGS an early afternoon in September, and you may find Mrs. Naveh’s 4-6 team
social studies students using notebooks and other items to shovel out of a
recent dust storm, or traveling from one classroom to another in the hope of
finding gold nuggets.
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in a name?
Ms. Ballard’s 6-8 team Language Arts students recently learned “not much,” as they began reading the award-winning book Holes by Louis Sachar.
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LGS 4-6 Team Teacher Jenny McGraw is using her unique professional skills to create resources to help students with autism—and those without—increase their understanding of how to interact with peers and adults at school and in the community.
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Church festivals, amusement parks and county fairs can be overwhelming for students with autism.
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