Academy360 News 2017-08-30T11:30:01+00:00

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Pfizer Employees Help Out at A360 Upper School

Recently, Pfizer contacted our Development Department with an offer to volunteer for a day and assist us in any way that would be helpful.  The offer couldn't have come at a better time, since we [...]

October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Academy360, Development, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Kaylynn’s Excellent Adventure

Kaylynn D.’s summer was anything but dull! The 15-year-old Academy360 Lower School student and her family spent almost four weeks touring Europe; traveling through Berlin, Prague, Slovenia, Venice, Lake Lucerne in Switzerland, Paris and even [...]

Ask the Clinical Department: Tips for Talking to Your Child about Mass Shootings and Other Traumatic Events

Many parents and guardians may have questions and concerns regarding if and how to talk to their children when a tragedy such as the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada occurs.  Undoubtedly, this recent [...]

Party with S360 at the Hall of Fame Dinner

Save the date because we’re about to celebrate! On November 15th, Spectrum360 will hold its 4th annual Hall of Fame dinner at the gorgeous Park Savoy Estate in Florham Park, NJ. As in years past, it [...]

A360’s Girl Scout Troop Builds Courage, Confidence and Character

In 1991, Academy360 music teacher, Linda Feldman, looked around and realized that The Children’s Institute as we were known at the time, had very few female students. She described them as little isolated islands in [...]

September 29th, 2017|Categories: Academy360, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

PSO360 Wants You! (to Join Us)

PSO360 is the Parent-Staff Organization for Academy360 Upper and Lower Schools. Parents and staff come together to create enrichment events for all students across both campuses. When the organization rebranded from TCI to Spectrum360, the [...]

September 26th, 2017|Categories: Academy360, PSO360, Spectrum360, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Welcome Back!

Our students and staff hit the ground running during the first week of school. There were lots of smiles and laughter, and everyone was ready to get back to the business of learning after the summer break. Please enjoy this photo gallery from the first few days at Academy360 Lower School and Upper School.

Transitioning from School to the Adult World

One Family's Experience "The transition from Academy360 Upper School (“school” as my son Rob called it) to Independence360 (I360) was seamless. We were extremely anxious about Rob graduating and transitioning to the adult world. Rob [...]

5 Things That Can Help You Stay Calm During an IEP Meeting

For me, staying calm equals winning. When my son was younger, I could easily be close to tears before I even walked into an IEP meeting. Many of us know what an emotional rabbit hole [...]

Exploring Nature at the Essex County Environmental Center

Every July I look forward to Academy360 Lower School’s middle school students and staff of returning to the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland, NJ.  They visit as part of their Extended School Year program, [...]