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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 were preparing for the Hall of Fame Gala on November 15th.  Arrangements were made for the Pfizer volunteers to help A360 Upper [...]

2017-10-23T13:51:05+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Academy360, Development, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

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 shooting has evoked many emotions in all of us. Children may struggle with their thoughts and feelings about the stories and images [...]

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 will be an inspiring night to remember with dinner, dancing, auctions, and a DJ. This year, we’re proud to honor two incredible [...]

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 a sea of boys. She immediately felt the need to help these girls bond together and feel a sense of belonging. That [...]

2017-09-29T15:45:39+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Academy360, 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 is so routine oriented and he had become deeply attached to Academy360 Upper School’s staff, most specifically Megan and Kelly as well [...]

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, and this was our ninth year together experiencing the natural environment in our wetland forest.  There are several different classes which visit [...]

Fore! (the Kids)

Somerset Hills Country Club   It’s almost that time again! We’re gearing up (and practicing our swings!) for the 7th Annual Fore the Kids Golf Tournament. Set for October 2, 2017, this year’s tournament will be held at the scenic Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville, NJ. Rated as one of the top 100 golf [...]

Speaking About Being an S360 Speech Intern

As an undergraduate in the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology program at Bloomsburg University, my goal is to become a Speech Pathologist. My choice of major is a personal one. Growing up with a brother who has autism, I saw how speech therapy positively impacted his life and the progress he made. I chose to intern at Academy360 [...]