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Wrapping Up School Choice Week

The Elizabeth Lee Black School has always been a place where each and every one of our students are celebrated for his or her unique talents and contributions while being given the opportunity to pursue his or her full potential. … Continue reading

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School Choice Week Continues

School Choice Week is always an exciting time to learn about what aspects of the Elizabeth Lee Black School our students love so much. From the adaptive playground equipment, which allows for enrichment of our students, to the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Celebrate School Choice

Great students and great schools deserve a celebration. From Hawaii to Erie to New York City, America will light up in yellow and red to raise awareness about K-12 education opportunities during National School Choice Week, January 23-29. Starting today, … Continue reading

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A Look Back at 2021!

It has been a challenging year! We remain committed to “stay in school” barring COVID cases.  We have closed individual classrooms based on COVID but fortunately have not needed to close the school.  Many if not most of our staff … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Thank You

As we “wrap up” 2021, I plan to take a two-week hiatus in writing and will return the week of January 17. In the meantime, I‘d like to express my thanks to each and every one of you for your … Continue reading

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Christmastime: Past and Present

Christmas was always an important day in the Barber household. As Christmas is now only three days away, I began thinking of Christmas past…… Mother LOVED decorating the house for Christmas and she would take days if not weeks to … Continue reading

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Recent Advances in Autism Research in the U.S.

Today, I thought that I would highlight some of the latest research that we are seeing on autism. Last spring, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that among 8-year-old children, one in 54 has autism. This is … Continue reading

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Preparations for COVID-19 Testing: Things to Consider

Because of the increased prevalence of COVID-19 in our community, many are finding the need to get tested. I thought that it would be helpful to consider as few ways to prepare your child. Discuss the test with your child. … Continue reading

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A Birthday Celebration! Happy 28th, Ryan!

Is it possible? Ryan is turning 28 tomorrow! This is one of those special days where I love to take a moment to reflect on my journey with Ryan. I enjoy looking at his pictures that remind me of some … Continue reading

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A Journey of Gratitude

As we plan to gather for Thanksgiving this year, I know that we as a nation continue to face many challenges, first and foremost COVID-19. However, I do believe that each of us have much to be thankful for.  The poet, … Continue reading

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