February MOVER of the Month

Announcing the Jesse J. Kaplan School February  “MOVER™ of the Month” Leslie Velasquez-Zamora! Leslie has done amazing work within the MOVE program. She sits at the table with a lap belt for group activities and reaches for her own supplies. Leslie enjoys exploring...

Reading with Rosie

For kindergarten students at the Rockland BOCES Hilltop School, learning to read can be challenging. Developing this skill needs encouragement. That is where Rosie comes in. Rosie, a therapy dog, is specially trained to work with emerging readers through the Reading...

MOVE at Rockland BOCES

It is with great pleasure that we highlight Simcha Gewirtzman as the Jesse J. Kaplan School November “MOVER of the Month!” Simcha works hard at each center-based activity while participating in the MOVE curriculum. He sits in a chair with staff assistance,  uses a...

Hilltop Students Get Fit!

Studies show that physical activity promotes peak brain function. Exercise prepares the brain to learn, improves attention and lowers stress and anxiety. New to the Hilltop School this year, the Get Fit room provides a space for students to build healthy bodies and...