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This week, we wrapped up our first quarter with an EPIC Halloween celebration!  Our clubhouse students with SOM coaches and Fran Finch, who was in the role of  Mrs. Chapman at the Haunted House! The Halloween Fall Festival at the Historical Society was an amazing success! Our...

Matthew and Kellie in front of the transformer. The following post was contributed by SOM high school student, Max Shaller.    On Wednesday the high school at Space of Mind went to a waste management plant to learn about the Wheelabrator. The Wheelabrator is a facility that converts...

Example of bioluminescence. Photo courtesy of National Geographic Every Tuesday morning at Space of Mind, students and coaches gather in the lunch room to watch an inspirational TED Talk. TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to sharing ideas worth spreading. Their short videos feature the world’s latest...

High School Media Arts student, Kellie Zelazek, contributed the following piece about our service trip to the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum! Clubhouse students, Faith and Forest cataloging a vintage doctor's bag at the Spady Museum! On Wednesday, October 1st the students of Space of Mind toured and did community...

Alex, Nick, Max and Matthew, viewing Physichromie No. 571 by Carlos Cruz-Diez. Tenth grade media arts student, Chandler Kerrigan, contributed the following piece on our recent trip to the Boca Museum of Art.  On Wednesday, September 17th, SOM students went on a field trip to the Boca...

Ana Calvin, Clubhouse Our oldest students at SOM were only 3 years old when the tragic events of 9/11 rocked the nation and commenced our country's involvement in over a decade of war. Today, we commemorated these tragic events by viewing the documentary 9/11: Stories in Fragments. In...

This morning many of our high school students took to the waves on surfboards for their first water sports fitness class! Eric and Colby from Waves Surf Academy taught our students all the surfing basics, and before they knew it, they were catching waves! Everyone...

Last week our high school joined trainers Tracey and Stanley for three days of No Place for Hate® peer educator training to kick off their year-long service project! They learned about embracing diversity, being aware of the consequences of words and actions, and each student...

We started the school year off today with lots of fun activities and an amazing homemade mac & cheese lunch by Chef Neil! In the morning we got to know each other by creating a human chain that connected us by what we enjoy doing...