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Special Education Students Overcome Obstacles

May 29, 2018 in News by Zorbaugh Jody

On Thursday, May 24, 2018, Fitness 4 Focus brought their obstacle course called the O2 Challenge (O2 = Overcoming Obstacles) to the Special Education students within the Middletown Area School […]

At A Glance – May 2018

April 26, 2018 in News by Zorbaugh Jody

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2018 Special Olympics

April 25, 2018 in News, News - Fink, News - Kunkel, News - MAHS, News - MAMS, News - Reid by Zorbaugh Jody

A rainy spring day didn’t stop the MASD special education students from participating in the 2018 Special Olympics! On Thursday, April 19, 2018, hundreds of students from area districts flooded the […]

Cookies for Special Olympics

April 23, 2018 in News, News - MAHS by Zorbaugh Jody

The Middletown Area High School National Honor Society collected cookies for the Area M Special Olympics which was held on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at Messiah College. As part of […]

Bringing Music to Special Learners

April 20, 2018 in News, News - MAHS by Zorbaugh Jody

Middletown Area High School Music Teacher, Andrew Vensel, has been selected as a co-presenter at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Annual In-Service Conference to be held in Lancaster, PA, April 19-21, 2018. […]

2017 Special Olympics

April 26, 2017 in News, News - MAHS, News - MAMS, News - Reid by Zorbaugh Jody

On Thursday, April 20, 2017, several Middletown Area School District students participated in the annual Special Olympics held at Messiah College, Grantham, PA. Students competed in track and field events such […]

Teacher IMPACT Spotlight – Regina Knaub

February 26, 2017 in News, News - MAMS by Zorbaugh Jody

When Mrs. Regina Knaub, MAMS Special Education Teacher, heard about a program which provides adaptive bicycles for children with disabilities, she went into action. “Variety” is a non-profit in Pittsburgh which provides services […]

Puppets Teach Important Lessons

February 10, 2017 in News, News - Fink by Zorbaugh Jody

Students at Fink Elementary School are being challenged by our miniature friends from ARC of Dauphin County. ARC’s mission is to “enhance quality of life and community integration for individuals […]

MASD Special Ed Director Presents at National Conference

August 20, 2016 in News, News - Fink, News - Kunkel, News - MAHS, News - MAMS, News - Reid by Zorbaugh Jody

Middletown Area School District’s Special Education Director, Mrs. Krystal Palmer, was invited to be a closing keynote speaker at the 2016 National Autism Conference. The 20th annual conference was held August 1-4, […]

Friends Helping Friends

October 22, 2015 in News, News - Reid by Zorbaugh Jody

When Reid’s autism teacher, Mrs. Jamie Popp, approached second grade teacher, Mrs. Holly Criniti, about a potential partnership between their students, Mrs. Criniti was all ears. Mrs. Popp was looking for […]

Students Serve at Local Food Bank

April 26, 2015 in Featured News, News by Zorbaugh Jody

Several Middletown Area High School Special Education students serve their community weekly by volunteering at the Central PA Food Bank. As seen in the photos below, students work together to bag, weigh, […]

2015 Special Olympics

April 17, 2015 in Featured News, News, News - Fink, News - Kunkel, News - MAHS, News - MAMS, News - Reid by Zorbaugh Jody

On Thursday, April 16, 2015, students from Middletown Area School District headed to Messiah College in Grantham, PA to participate in the annual Capital Area Special Olympics. Several students from […]

Stellar Student Spotted @ Reid

March 16, 2015 in Featured News, News, News - Reid by Zorbaugh Jody

Imagine. Imagine you are trapped inside your body. You can’t talk. You can’t tell anyone that you are hungry, or that your tummy hurts, or that you are sad. So […]

Students Participate in Therapeutic Riding

November 4, 2014 in Featured News, News by Zorbaugh Jody

Special Education students from Middletown Area School District were given a very special opportunity this Fall. Students participated in therapeutic riding at the Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Association (CATRA) in Grantville, […]

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