Magazine article Momentum

Morning Star Catholic School

Magazine article Momentum

Morning Star Catholic School

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Diocese of Orlando NCEA Member since: 1998

* Morning Star Catholic School was the first school in Central Florida to serve children with special needs. It opened in 1960 by the Sisters of St. Joseph from St. Augustine, Florida. The goal to provide families with better education for children with Down syndrome was cutting edge at the time.

* Today, Morning Star Catholic School incorporates health programs developed through partnerships with Nemours Children's Health System, Winter Park Health Foundation and Youth Basketball of America. On-site speech, physical, occupational, behavioral and music therapy are available. Technology has been advanced by the use of Smart Boards, touch screens, iPads for each student and other aids that enhance the learning experience.

* In addition to the cora acadamic subjects, the curriculum includes religion class daily and sacramental preparation as well as a variety of opportunities for students to express their talents and creativity. This includes social and work skills as well as building relationships in the community through our formal Transition Program. The goals of this program are to enable students to become active, contributing members of their community and to enable as many students as possible to obtain employment or take advantage of some of the local college programs for students with special needs. …

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