Adaptive Physical Education

The overall health, fitness level and physical growth of the students are the focus of the Adaptive Physical Education program. Age and skill level-appropriate goals are developed utilizing a wide variety of equipment, progressions, and activities.

adaptive physical education at the harbor school

 

Intramural sports include:

  • Soccer, Softball, Basketball
  • Track
  • Floor Hockey
  • Swim Program
  • Tournament of Champions Bowling Program
  • Special Olympics Bocce Ball

 

Art Therapy

Art Inspiration is the key for every artistic work produced in art class. Each student is given the opportunity to create their own style and use art as a means of expression.

The program features:

  • Exposure to different art styles/techniques
  • Pocket calendar highlighting student art
  • Annual art exhibits
  • Artwork featured at a local museum

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View our award winning documentary “I Am An Artist”.

The Harbor School Art Program was featured in the heartwarming documentary “I Am An Artist”. This award winning film documentary is about how art can transform a child with a variety of disabilities, to an artist having their creations in a gallery.

 

Dance and Theatre programs

The dance program at Harbor School is taught by a certified dance instructor and has grown to include over 50 students. This program is structured to encourage physical fitness, discipline and self expression as well as an appreciation of music and movement.
The Harbor School offers the following dance and theatre programs:

  • Ballet
  • Lyrical
  • Jazz
  • Tap
  • Hip-Hop
  • Theatre
  • Drama Club (with Music)

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Music Therapy

Harbor School’s Music program is led by a Board Certified Music Therapist. Group sessions are focused on increasing self expression, socialization and communication through activities such as rhythmic drumming, instrumental improvisation, music listening, movement songs and songwriting.
There are a number of music ensembles for students to participate in, including:

  • Chorus
  • Voice class
  • Elementary and High School Guitar
  • Hand Bells and Tone Bells
  • Adaptive Music Lessons
  • Individual Music Therapy

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