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  • DePaul Alum Spotlight: Christopher Shellhammer
    Posted on April 20, 2017 by Sara Baines-Miller

    DePaul alumni, Christopher Shellhammer has accomplished a lot since he graduated DePaul in 1976. Although he was diagnosed with hearing loss at age 5, that didn’t stop him from pursuing an impressive career in the arts.  His passion for art…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: Horses
    Posted on December 13, 2016 by Rachel Mende

    Horses, by Gail Gibbons is a fact-filled book about almost everything you would want to know about horses.  Through text and clear illustrations, you and your child can read about horse breeds, anatomy, sizes, history, terminology and much, much more!…read more >>

    Pittsburgh Zoo visit
    Posted on November 28, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    Miss Lauren from the Pittsburgh Zoo visited DePaul School with tons of cool animal facts and a few real live animals too! Miss Lauren had all kinds of interesting facts about sloths up her sleeve. Did you know that sloths…read more >>

    Hope the Therapy Dog
    Posted on November 28, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    Our friends from the South Hills Pet Rescue and Resort stopped by DePaul School to teach our preschoolers some very important information about dogs! If you see a dog and want to pet it, make sure to ask the owner…read more >>

    Self Advocacy Field Trip
    Posted on November 28, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    The 3-8th grade students went on a field trip at the end of the 2015-16 school year to practice some of the skills they learned in their self-advocacy classes. First they learned how to use the CaptiView closed caption viewing system…read more >>

    Eyes and Ears of the Spirit
    Posted on November 28, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    Students of the Music Therapy and Music Education programs worked together alongside St. Mary of the Mount Parish and DePaul School for Hearing and Speech with guest clinicians Alice-Ann Darrow (Irvin Cooper Professor of Music Therapy, Florida State University) and Julie…read more >>

    Dorseyville Gaming Day
    Posted on November 28, 2016 by Sara Baines-Miller

    Students from the Dorseyville Middle School student council traveled to DePaul School for Hearing and Speech for a day of games and fun! Every year, Dorseyville Middle School’s student council selects an outreach project for the community. This year, DePaul…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: Bee Bim Bop
    Posted on November 22, 2016 by Rachel Mende

    This story is told from a child’s point of view and uses lots of rhyme and repetition. Bee-bim bop is a popular (and delicious) Korean dish. Bop is the Korean word for “rice” and bee-bim means “mixed-up. So, bee-bim bop…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: Good Night Yoga
    Posted on October 27, 2016 by Rachel Mende

    Good Night Yoga is a pose by pose bedtime story that is a delight to read with your child. It teaches simple, kid-friendly yoga moves to help your child release extra energy before bedtime. As you read about how nature…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: The Little Scarecrow Boy
    Posted on October 13, 2016 by Rachel Mende

    The Little Scarecrow Boy by Margaret Wise Brown is a fun read aloud full of lots of rhyme and repetition.  It provides opportunities for talking about not giving up and working hard to do your best.  A young scarecrow boy wants…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: Bugs for Lunch
    Posted on September 14, 2016 by Rachel Mende

    The children are back in school which also means lunch packing time!   This is a great time to talk about eating a healthy lunch so we can better learn and have fun at school.  Ask your child if they would…read more >>

    DePaul Book Club: Quick as a Cricket
    Posted on July 27, 2016 by Rachel Mende

    One of my all-time favorites is Quick as a Cricket, written by Audrey Wood and illustrated by Don Wood.  The illustrations are beautiful and show the many different characteristics of a happy little boy.  He’s as “loud as a lion” and…read more >>