CAA Weekly Updates: Week 4/9, Spring Quarter

CAA Weekly Updates:  Week 4/9, Spring Quarter
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TRANSFORMING PERCEPTION EVERYWHERE:  This past weekend the CAA Varsity Cheer Squad performed at the Autism Speaks Walk; the CAA Graduate Dancers performed at sjDANCEco Dance Festival at Santana Row, and the School of TV/FILM students hosted by far the most awesome Celebrating Abilities Film Festival.  THANK YOU to the CAA Mountain Movers Family for helping students TRANSFORM PERCEPTION EVERYWHERE!

Two Community Performances This Week:  
1) Wednesday, April 2610:45am: Children's Music Sing Along Troupe & Heroes Dance Outreach Troupe to Perform at Chandler Tripp School, 780 Thornton Way, San Jose 95128.  

2) Friday, April 28:  11am:  Children's Music Sing Along, Heroes Dance Outreach & possibly Latizmo Troupe to perform at Galarza Elementary, 1610 Bird Ave., San Jose 95126.  

Updated Golf Team Practice Times:  The 2 Saturday/month practice days are still the same at Santa Teresa Golf Club; the practice times are now from 4-6pm each practice - here are the dates again for reference: 4/29, 5/13, 5/27, 6/10, 6/24, 7/15, 7/29, 8/12, 8/26, 9/9, 9/30, 10/14 & 10/28.

CAA Art Professor Deborah is offering a Beading Workshop:  Tuesday, May 9 (Mid-Quater Break)10:30 - noon, $10.  More detailed information forthcoming.  

Distance Learning (DL) Option is FREE to all CAA students:  We'd like to recruit more CAA students to try out distance learning through Skype from home on the days that the tech guys are at CAA. Check out the schedule and email michael.reisman@collegeofadaptivearts.org if your student would like to try out distance learning - it is free & we need your feedback!

Seeking air purifiers donations:  If you have a good air purifier you'd be willing to donate to CAA, we'd be deeply appreciative to hear from you.  Email DeAnna at deanna@collegeofadaptivearts.org or text to 408-394-6816.

Fire Drills:  All CAA classes will hold fire & earthquake drills either this week or next before mid-quarter break.  Please review procedures with your student as we practice fire/earthquake drill safety.  

Latizmo Story Production: Saturday, May 20 at 6pm at Epiphany at the Methodist Church, Kirk road.  More detailed information forthcoming. 

Folding table donations/site purge-clean up:  CAA will be receiving 8 new tables soon from our wonderful neighbors, Community Health Partnership.  We will be donating 8 folding tables - please email DeAnna if interested.  We will also be holding a site purge/clean-up date on a weekend soon - please be thinking about coming out to volunteer if interested.  

Interesting photo blog as a reference for parents/careproviders:  https://petapixel.com/2017/04/13/photographer-captures-life-mom-autistic-son/

Proper Parking Areas:  A friendly reminder from the MCM management that 1401 Parkmoor parking options are in front and back of the building, but not at the 570 Echelon building next door. Thanks for your diligence in parking in the proper areas for our 1401 Parkmoor Building.

Upcoming Events for the Calendar:

  • Wednesday, April 26:  Heroes Dance Troupe & Children's Music Sing Along Troupe to perform at Chandler Tripp, 10:45am
  • Friday, April 28:  Heroes Dance Troupe, Children's Music Sing Along & Possibly Latizmo Troupe to perform at Galarza Elementary,11am.  
  • Saturday, April 29:  Walking Club8:30am, Los Gatos Trail
  • Saturday, April 29:  CAA Golf Team Practice4-6pm, Santa Teresa Golf Club
  • Friday, May 5:  CAA Latizmo Troup to Perform at Galarza Elementary Multicultural Faire, 6pm.
  • Friday, May 12:  CAA Giving Breakfast, 7:45 - 9am, Scott's Seafood.
  • Friday, June 9:  We Are Different. We Are Able. Community Art & Dance Performances, 11 - 2pm, San Pedro Market Square. 

 

Mission Moment: 

We had a filmmaker from Exceptional Minds come to the 9th Annual Celebrating Abilities Film Festival.  He was so touched by this College Model, and he stated, "I believe this educational model is going to go nationwide!":)

 
This Week at CAA
 
  • Wednesday, April 26:  Heroes Dance Troupe & Children's Music Sing Along Troupe to perform at Chandler Tripp, 10:45am
  • Friday, April 28:  Heroes Dance Troupe, Children's Music Sing Along & Possibly Latizmo Troupe to perform at Galarza Elementary,11am.  
  • Saturday, April 29:  Walking Club8:30am, Los Gatos Trail
  • Saturday, April 29:  CAA Golf Team Practice4-6pm, Santa Teresa Golf Club