Ackerman News 2020-21
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
June 18, 2021 – Students and their families are invited to receive their COVID-19 vaccine at a St. Louis County Department of Health pop-up vaccination clinic on June 25 at Northview High School.
Board of Education Approves SSD Equity Framework
April 27, 2021 – The Special School District Board of Education is committed to ensuring equity at the individual, school, and district levels. During the April 27 business meeting, the Board approved the SSD Equity Framework.
Curriculum Review Night
April 20, 2021 - Special School District invites all interested parties to a Curriculum Review Night, on Tuesday, April 27. Special education science curriculum will be reviewed, before being submitted to the SSD Board of Education for approval. This is an optional event, and all are welcome to attend as many course reviews as they wish.
Career Day Helps Students Explore Possibilities
April 16, 2021 – This year’s Career Day may have been a bit different due to COVID-19, but there was no shortage of connection.
Read Across America
March 3, 2021 – SSD Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Keenan read to Ackerman students on March 2 for Read Across America, celebrated on Dr. Seuss’ birthday.
“I am Somebody” Project Connects Students with History
Feb. 26, 2021 – At Ackerman, Black History Month is not just a stand-alone celebration. Instead, the staff and administrators have coordinated many projects and themes throughout February and the semester to go hand-in-hand with Black History Month.
Board Approves Ms. Lisa Leonard-Sneed as Principal of Ackerman
Feb. 25, 2021 - The SSD Board of Education approved Lisa Leonard-Sneed as the principal of SSD’s Ackerman School at the Board meeting on Tuesday, thus removing the interim title she has held for the past year.
Parent Input Needed – SSD Summer Enrichment Opportunity
Feb. 1, 2020 - Special School District is making plans to offer an optional enrichment program during the summer of 2021.
Ackerman Begins Reopening Phase 2
Jan. 19, 2021 – Ackerman School welcomed students as it began reopening Phase 2 for SSD's special education schools.
Virtual Music Series Engages Ackerman Students
Nov. 19, 2020 – Ackerman music teacher Stephanie Ward coordinated the series to highlight a different musical performer each week.
Ackerman Welcomes Back Group B Students
Nov. 12, 2020 – Students in Group B are back! We’re so excited to see another group of students for the first time this fall!
Students Take Virtual Field Trip to the Theater
Nov. 10, 2020 – Ackerman students took part in a virtual field trip to watch a theatre performance.
Group A Celebrates First Day In-Person
Nov. 9, 2020 – Today was a great day at Ackerman School, welcoming back students in Group A for in-person learning!