Randolph Academy, a 200-student, New York State Special Act school district which supports, empowers and educates children with emotional and mental health disabilities, celebrated its graduating seniors this week with ceremonies at its Randolph and Hamburg campuses. Dozens of family members, teachers, administrators, staff members, board members, classmates and friends applauded the 14 collective seniors who earned their diplomas. New […]
Elementary Teacher Chelsea Dimpfl, left, and Behavioral Support Specialist Julie Lafferty, have been chosen as the district’s ‘Golden Apple’ Award recipients this fall. The awards are given annually to recognize the outstanding performance, behavior, professionalism and achievement of an individual from each of the district’s two campuses.
Randolph Academy was pleased to welcome New York State Youth Justice Reporter Adilia Watson to its Hamburg campus in early December, as she prepared a feature story for The Imprint, an independent daily news outlet focused on the nation’s child welfare and youth justice systems. Since 2013, Imprint reporters have produced rigorous, in-depth reporting on the courts that process children, […]
Randolph Academy, a public school district which supports, empowers and educates children struggling with various emotional and mental health disabilities, was honored this week by the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) with its “Champions of Change” award. The distinction comes following Randolph Academy’s launch of a new internship program in partnership with the Department of Sociocultural & Justice […]
At Randolph Academy, we pride ourselves on our use of circle practice as an integral part of our program. Level 1 community building circles are used daily to help build a strong relationship between students and staff. We also participate in level 2 and level 3 circles when the situation requires it. For those who are unfamiliar with circle practice, […]