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This last spring, with much excitement, the Little Learner’s launched into a flower growing adventure. Each student received their own small planter cell, soil, and choice of flower seed.  After each seed was planted, LLEC teachers talked with the students about the importance of caring for them. These bright students were able to name “water” […]


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Now that the Oaks team has put down some roots, we have started to branch out into activities designed to give back to our community. Would you be-leaf that one of our first opportunities came in the form of planting trees on Arbor Day? When thinking of activities that a group of children would enjoy […]


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It has been proven that creativity and art therapy are valuable tools for emotional wellness. Northwood’s creative arts photography program helps students increase their awareness of self and nature, cope with traumatic experiences, enhance cognitive ability and enjoy the life-affirming pleasures of making art. Through photography our students find their voice, identity, creativity and gain […]


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Relationships between students and staff are at the core of everything we do at Northwood. Many troubled children lack access to supportive adults because of disrupted family experiences and the strain on relationships caused by their own emotional and behavioral problems. Building supportive relationships is essential to positive youth development, a fact consistently affirmed in […]


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