Each year around this time, staff and students from the Archway Schools’ head over to Johnson’s Farm. Since this just wasn’t possible this year, our staff brought the farm to Archway’s Main Campus. Each class had different time slots which made it possible to social distance, properly clean everything in-between the various time slots and most importantly, keep everyone safe. This event was spread out over a couple days and consisted of a hayride, pumpkin picking, farm animal
Archway Upper School students worked together to beautify our main campus this week in horticultural program. Didn’t they do an incredible job?! Students who participate in the horticultural program receive instruction at the schools’ on-campus flower shop, ‘From the Ground Up’, one of the Structured Learning Experiences offered through the Career Education Program. To learn more about the Career Education Program click here. #ArchwayPrograms #nonprofit #55YearsStrong #
This year, staff from the Archway Schools have been doing everything they can to make the end of the school year special for graduates to celebrate the big milestone. Last week, the Archway Schools held drive-through graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2020 for both Upper and Lower School students on Archway’s main campus in Atco, New Jersey. The Archway Lower School event was held on Wednesday, June 3rd and the Archway Upper School event was held on Friday, June 5th. Grad
Quarantine has us all feeling down right now, but that won't stop Archway teachers from lifting you up! We hope this will lift your spirits during these challenging times and remind you that we are in this together. Click here or on the video below to watch this short video clip brought to you by Archway Upper School staff. To all of our students and families, WE MISS YOU!! #WeAreInThisTogether #ArchwayFamily #ArchwayPrograms #55YearsStrong #EmbracingDifferences #ImprovingLiv
Halloween at the Archway Schools was filled with trick or treating, haunted houses, festive parties, music and dancing! Archway staff and students had a blast celebrating. Thank you to our staff for your hard work on making it so much fun for our students. #TheArchwaySchools #SpecialEducation #APSSD #privateschoolnj #ArchwayPrograms #EmbracingDIfferences #ImprovingLives #BehavioralSupports #Youth #specialneeds #RelatedServices #Inclusion
Every October, staff and students from our schools participate in a 'Week of Respect' which in support of Bully Prevention month. This is a perfect opportunity to reinforce the expected behaviors that foster a safe, kind and respectful learning environment. Throughout the week, students and staff at our schools as well as Administrative staff joined together to participate in a spirit week by following special themed days such as, wearing red to STOP bullying, wearing yellow
Cooper’s Poynt Principal John Petsch and Executive Director Susan Lafferty hosted an Open House at our Camden campus on October 10th. Case Managers, Child Study Teams, Education Administrators and Directors from all of the local Camden County public school districts attended the event to see Archway’s highly supportive and integrated APSSD program. Attendees met Archway staff, observed the classrooms, and learn more about what services and resources are offered to students. T
Inspired by the Special Olympics, the Archway Games is an a fun annual event held by Archway School staff, that gives students an opportunity to compete in activities, work on skills including fine and gross motor, team building and sportsmanship. All of our students get an opportunity to interact with each other on different levels while cheering each other on. The Archway Games consist of an Opening Ceremony, four days of morning and afternoon games, and a Closing Ceremony.