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museum and visiting classrooms. Doug Hinton who has been heading the program for many years also had the chance to visit with some of his former students. This year he had the opportunity to catch with up with First Grade teacher Karen Manko.

Westminster School Chooses ASD’s Isola Bella for Community Service Day Clean and Healthy Teeth Thank you to ASD Corporator Dr. Sarah Schlegal and her husband, Dr. Liam Doran who is a dentist, for visiting our elementary students this past summer. Dr. Doran discussed the importance of good oral health and making regular visits to the dentist. He demonstrated how dentists clean teeth and also reminded the students to watch the food they eat. Each child received a toothbrush and toothpaste.

Eye Screening ASD is grateful to Dr. Paul Mitchell who continues to donate his time at ASD to perform eye examinations on students at no charge. Thank you for nearly 25 years of offering your services!

Forty students and faculty members from Westminister School (a private day and boarding school in Simsbury, CT) traveled to Isola Bella in the late fall for their Community Service Day. They painted furniture, railings, cleaned up brush, raked paths and hauled wood. Staff from ASD’s Plant Operations was extremely appreciative of their hard work!

Lion’s Dinner 2009

Canisius College Students from the Graduate Deaf Education program at Canisius College visited the campus again this year. They spent the day touring the

David Yadach thanks students for their presentation on Culinary Arts.


Karen Manko and her kindergarten class pose with students from Canisius College

Over 100 Lions Club members from District 23B came to ASD for their annual dinner and meeting last October. This year the Culinary Arts students from the PACES program prepared the meal and served dinner to the guests. Students gave a short presentation on the Culinary Arts Program, and the District Governor,

Americanera 2010