|Eagle Hill School is a private co-educational college preparatory boarding school for students with learning disabilities in grades 8-12. Specific learning differences include: Dyslexia, Language Based Learning Disability, Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Nonverbal Learning Disability. Eagle Hill School also offers a five week academic and recreational summer camp for students ages 10-18 who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities. Eagle Hill School is the preeminent private high school for students with learning disabilities and ADHD who demonstrate average to above average cognitive ability. Please inquire for more information or visit Eagle Hill School's learning disability resources. |
Common acronyms for learning differences and learning disabilities include:
LD [Learning Disability or Learning Disabilities], LLD [Language Based Learning Disability], ADD [Attention Deficit Disorder], ADHD [Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder], and NLD [Nonverbal Learning Disability].
|242 Newsletter - December 6, 2013|
Welcome back to school. Let’s talk turkey. Turkey stuffing. Turkey gravy. Turkey soup. Leftover turkey sandwiches…with lumpy, or canned, cranberry sauce depending upon which side of the century-long Hancock household feud you choose. Like the Hatfield’s and McCoy’s, there is neither a right answer nor an outright winner. Unless, of course, you choose canned.
|The Shed: Music (and more!) to Eagle Hill's Ears |
You could say the Cultural Center at Eagle Hill School has had a baby – a custom 6500-square foot space known as “The Shed.” And this art annex promises to foster as much budding talent as its mother facility.
|242 Newsletter - November 15, 2013|
Hunger and Food-Insecurity Awareness Day
For centuries, the concept of gratitude has been considered the greatest of all virtues. This notion evolved further in the late 18th century when Immanuel Kant posited gratitude as more than a virtue. Rather, he viewed it as a sacred duty of the moral man. Sadly, some would argue that today’s world has witnessed gratitude become detached from its moral moorings. On Wednesday, November 13th, EHS, its students, faculty and staff challenged that argument by gathering to launch a 5-week campaign to support local families in need of nutritious food. In turn, they demonstrated the positive implications of an act of gratitude.
|242 Newsletter - November 8, 2013|
Friendship, Respect, Teamwork.
|In baseball there is a saying, “If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying hard enough.” Whether it’s stealing the other team’s signs from second base, pulling your foot off the bag a split second early to make it look like the throw beat the runner, or making hitters believe you’re doctoring the baseball like the notorious Hall of Fame pitcher Gaylord Perry, the phrase has always been a tongue-in-cheek way of illuminating the nuances of the game that make it fun for the avid participant or viewer. I get nostalgic just thinking of that bygone era.