As part of our commitment to giving back to the community and instilling a sense of responsibility and compassion in our students, Jemicy Upper School participated in community service projects at 8 locations in the area on October 17th. Each student earned 5 hours of community service which goes towards their 40 hour graduation requirement. Student walked away from the day with a sense of pride and accomplishment.
Fall Retreats geared to team-build, school culture, and individual accomplishment kicked-off the school year. Freshmen headed to Ohiopyle State Park - Youghiogheny River, while other classes traveled to Camp Merryeland, Calleva’s Green Farm, YMCA Camp Letts, and Round Top/Hershey Park.
Jean Anne and Allan Rabil recognized the five upper school students selected as Paul Rabil Foundation Scholars based on their dedicated participation in Jemicy sports or other co-curricular programs. These students have shared their talents with classmates, served as ambassadors for Jemicy School, and modeled Paul’s belief that students with learning differences can accomplish great things.
Jemicy Upper School students learned about surface tension by seeing how many drops of water could fit on top of a penny. 23 drops!