The Benedictine School recognizes 13 graduates
17 Jun

The Benedictine School held its annual graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 13, to celebrate the accomplishments of 13 students. The ceremony recognized the individual achievements of each graduate with a special award presentation. Parents, students and staff gathered on campus at the School’s updated community center. Previously convent space used by the Sisters, the chapel […]

Benedictine School graduate Andrew C. recently took home multiple bronze medals at this year’s 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from March 14–21, 2019. “We are pleased to report that Andrew won two bronze medals at the 3.5 level of play: one in singles and one in mixed […]

Koons Toyota of Easton donates to Benedictine’s Annual Fund Campaign: Inspired to Give
13 Dec

This giving season, Koons Toyota of Easton, made a contribution to Benedictine’s Annual Fund Campaign: Inspired to Give, in support of children and adults with developmental disabilities. As one of the top six employers on the shore, many Benedictine employees are customers at Koons, providing the inspiration for the Koons team to give back to […]

Benedictine receives $5k MDTAP grant to increase student access to reading and tech
13 Nov

The Benedictine School strives to help students, from throughout the Eastern Shore and the state of Maryland, reach their greatest potential and navigate life as independently as possible. A $5,000 grant from the Maryland Department of Disabilities Technology Assistance Program, or MDTAP, is helping to give those students access to adaptive reading materials and educational technology. […]

Annual Art Show displays creative talents of students
01 Aug

The Benedictine School’s 2018 Art Show featured pottery, pointillism and lettering works by students. Winners were announced for each category. “Our students are so creative and talented. Especially when given opportunities like this,” said Education Director, Julie Hickey.  “Congratulations to them all and a big thanks to Emily Whelan for making it all possible.” 

School Staff Participate in Sensory Training
03 Apr

Benedictine School staff arrived back to work following their Easter weekend break to participate in a fully interactive time of professional development.  The first seminar on “Sensory Diets” gave staff the opportunity to experience four sensory-motor rotations led by our Occupational and Physical therapy teams (Theresa Rainey, OT; Amanda Lord, Susan Davis, and Dana Swain, […]

2017 Chrome City Ride raises $121,000 for Benedictine Foundation
07 Aug

2017 Chrome City Ride raises $121,000 for Benedictine Foundation Ridgely campus welcomes 2,000 spectators and participants Photo Album The Benedictine Programs and Services’16th Annual Chrome City Ride broke previous years’ attendance records and raised $121,000 for the school’s Annual Fund. The Annual Fund helps support tuition assistance, program support and capital projects that directly benefit […]

Benedictine awarded Freas Foundation grant to develop multi-sensory environment
14 Dec

Benedictine awarded Freas Foundation grant to develop multi-sensory environment Benedictine received $7,500 to fund a Multi-Sensory Environment Center on the School’s campus in Ridgely, Maryland. The grant, awarded by the Freas Foundation of Julian, Pa., will support the purchase of various therapeutic equipment needs for the creation of the Center. A sensory learning environment will […]

Case Managers: Daily support, daily care for each child
09 Dec

Case managers: Daily support, daily care for each child East student at Benedictine is a picture made up of many different puzzle pieces. Collecting the pieces and putting together the whole picture of each child is an essential role of Benedictine’s Case Management Team. Their expertise helps Benedictine’s teachers, direct support professionals, parents and other […]