Staff and students were treated to an outdoor education class today with Mr. Steve Boulay who taught the students proper gardening techniques. It was a perfect day!
Way to go, Ian! MHA student, Ian P. was invited to Thursday's Boston Red Sox game, where local pediatric cancer patients were honored at the Red Sox annual Pediatric Cancer Awareness Day pre-game ceremony.
MHA is happy to announce that it has received Massachusetts DESE approval effective January 1, 2016!
Thank you Senator O'Connor Ives and Hailey Klein for being a part of our ribbon cutting ceremony and approval celebration. We are truly honored to have your support.
Thank you to all the community officials, friends and supporters who took the time to support us.
This week MHA senior, Jack W., interviewed with a local arborist for an internship in tree care. With the help of the MHA job coach, Jack prepared a resume and questions he had about a career in the tree care industry.
While the summer program comes to a close, the staff are preparing the campus for Fall of 2015. Classes begin on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 for students.
The garden is thriving and students have been harvesting the crops. The lawn is freshly mowed and trees are being pruned. The campus is looking great and waiting for new students to come and tour. Contact us today!
Don’t let your child with special needs sit inside all day during the mid-winter break! Come explore with us at Merrimac Heights Academy, where we have scheduled daily activities, inside and outside, to enhance sensory integration and self-regulation skills, promote the use of creativity and social skills, and keep your child moving! We are now accepting applications for your 12 – 18 year-old today!
This camp is facilitated by a Certified Occupational Therapist
Dates: February 16 – 20, 2015
Time: 9am – 12 pm, and/or 1 pm – 4 pm
Cost: $320 per session
For more information or to register your child, please contact us at:
102 West Main St., Merrimac, MA 01960
Merrimac Heights Academy has opened it's doors! In addition to our full year program, tutoring and special programs are also available. MHA has open enrollment during the school year. Please contact us for additional information or to arrange for a tour.
Does your child struggle in social situations? Our "Social Skills Group" is for students who wish to enhance their interpersonal skills with both peers and adults. Working to increase social cognition and social skills, this group engages teens with a variety of topics in a safe, supportive and enjoyable atmosphere. This group will be facilitated by a counselor.
Social Skills Group (for Ages 12+)
Tuesdays 5:00-6:15; starting September 9th
A very big thank you goes to the 8th grade class of the Immaculate Conception School in Newburyport, MA. They chose Merrimac Heights Academy as their community service project. A very enthusiastic group of 8th graders helped us ready our school, lending us a hand in by painting, cleaning and organizing.
A special thank you goes to Karen Geary, a motivated 8th grade parent from Immaculate Conception for organizing this event.
MHA is currently in the process of applying for Massachusetts Approval as an Approved Special Eduction Program. Preparations are underway for an opening in September of 2014. Tutoring and after school courses are currently available. For more information or a tour please feel free to contact us.