The Blog of Randolph Academy

  • Randolph Academy Honors Two with ‘Golden Apple’ Awards
    Galante, Palcic recognized for outstanding professional contributions and achievements The Randolph Academy, which supports, empowers and educates children with emotional and mental health disabilities, has selected two outstanding staff members to receive its annual “Golden Apple” award. The honor, which recognizes an individual’s outstanding professional contribution and achievement, was given to Melissa Galante and Thomas Palcic recently by the two-campus […]
  • Randolph Academy Names Gray as New Director of Curriculum and Instruction
    23-year education veteran brings extensive teaching and administrative experience to role Randolph Academy, which supports, empowers and educates children with various emotional and mental health disabilities from its campuses in Randolph and Hamburg, N.Y., has appointed Theresa L. Gray as its new Director of Curriculum and Instruction. Ms. Gray joins Randolph Academy having most recently served as Assistant Superintendent of […]
  • Teachers ‘Weave’ Family’s Appreciation into Students’ Curriculum (See Ch. 2’s Story!)
    Rebecca and Greg Jaszka spent their first Christmas as parents in Oishei Children’s Hospital last year. Their seven-month-old daughter, Claire, had contracted the RSV virus, resulting in a nerve-wracking, 10-day stay, much of it in the ICU. “It was hard spending our first Christmas there, but the people at Children’s were just amazing,” says Rebecca. “Every day someone was standing […]
  • ROAD TRIP! The Importance of Learning Outside of the Classroom
  • Randolph Academy Unveils New Logo and Website
  • Randolph Academy Opens with 100% In-person Fall Instruction
    All of our staff and students participate in a daily health screenings. Other protocols include personal handwashing or sanitizing at the start of every class, social distancing within our classrooms, and sanitizing high-touch surfaces following every class period. Social distancing markers and other signage, hallway monitors, and staggered class changes have also contributed to our success. Restorative Approach Used to […]