OB欧宝体育 高中's Residential Life Program emphasizes responsibility, 尊重, 增长, 和独立.
From the dining room to the 玩ing fields, from the dorms to the surrounding communities, boarding students are continuously developing positive self-advocacy skills. Students learn how to manage schoolwork and schedules, support friends and roommates, and participate in the larger OB欧宝体育 community. They also enjoy a wide range of planned activities, outings, and social and cultural events.
Students who board at OB欧宝体育 高中 are surrounded by peers with learning differences from around the country and the globe. OB欧宝体育 quickly becomes a second home to our students and their housemates become family. Friendships made here last a lifetime.
There's nothing more important at OB欧宝体育 School than the health and safety of our community. We have implemented protocols outlined by the local Boards of Health, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Centers for Disease Control. In addition, we offer voluntary weekly COVID-19 testing to all faculty, staff, and students. 阅读更多OB欧宝体育 措施 OB欧宝体育 has instituted during the pandemic and how we've kept our community well and our school open since September, 2020.
- OB欧宝体育的 住宅课程 helps students manage their time, develop organizational skills, and navigate the complexities of their social environment.
- 住宅的学生生活, 玩, 研究, and socialize with a diverse group of peers from around the country and the globe.
- Students who live in dorms experience personal 增长 as they become more independent, 负责任的, 和自信.
- After-school activities and weekend trips help students engage with the broader community, interact closely with faculty and other students, 学习新技能, 接受领导, 面临诸多障碍, 并建立技能.
- Friendships made here last a lifetime.
There are seven single-gender residence halls at OB欧宝体育 高中, which house from 16 to 35 students. Rooms are mostly doubles, but approximately 30% are single rooms. In total about 160 students live on campus, roughly half of the 高中 student body.
住宅顾问, 或“房子父,住在每个住宅, as well as two other faculty members. Residential advisors act as mediators, mentors, and advocates for students. They interact with students both formally and informally, implementing the residential mission while creating a social, 家庭气氛.
The Residential Life team follows a curriculum specifically designed for our boarding students, who have been diagnosed with a language-based learning disability, 如阅读障碍. The curriculum supports students as they grow to understand and accept their learning needs. Part of the 住宅课程 is a 结构化的系统 that gives students the opportunity to earn privileges as they demonstrate their ability to consistently manage their time, develop organizational skills, and navigate the complexity of their social environment.
We know that students feel successful when they have positive experiences inside and outside of the classroom. We encourage students to participate in activities and interscholastic sports that interest them—and to challenge themselves by exploring new endeavors. After-school activities are mandatory for boarding students, providing them rich opportunities to interact closely with faculty and other students, 学习新技能, 接受领导, 面临诸多障碍, 建立自信.
Boarding students have a wide range of choices of activities and outings every weekend. Trips vary depending on the time of year, weather, and other programs on campus. Both day and boarding students are welcome to participate in weekend activities. Here's a sampling of activities:
- Local beaches and seaports
- Movies and sporting events in the Student Lounge
"Coming to OB欧宝体育 from another country, to say the least, I was very nervous. At first everything seemed new and different. 但是很快, I started to realize, I'm not surrounded by strangers but friends.
Furthermore, OB欧宝体育 allowed me to learn the skills to be independent and mature with everyday activities in my life which is essential to survive and thrive in the world out there."
-Ady Tibrewal, OB欧宝体育 alumnus