Adapting to virtual learning in the Special School District

Online learning has been a significant transition for students and staff in the Special School District (SSD).
September 30, 2020

Since March, many of us have grown used to the Zoom-meeting, online school, new-normal atmosphere. However, these adaptations have been simpler for some more than others, and several hurdles have been...

Introducing the Westley Stars

The Westley starts have the goal of promoting inclusivity and school spirit.
May 4, 2020

With the help of junior Zoe DeYoung and Special Education teacher Jessica Bowman, a new dance team is coming: The Westley Stars. This dance team will provide Special Education students a chance to excel...

Getting to know Special Education teacher Nicole Sneed

Special Education teacher Nicole Sneed helps senior Nicholas Waldrop at a game of bingo. “My favorite thing about my job is the relationship I have with my students. I enjoy having inside jokes with my students as well as knowing their interests. It helps us connect and form a positive relationship,
December 14, 2017

What is your job? What do you do? “I am a special education teacher. I help students learn by evaluating their current ability, creating and implementing appropriate interventions and providing accommodations...

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