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Did You Know? – Halloween Tradition

Halloween Tradition Halloween originated at the ancient Celtic festival in Samhain with people starting bonfires to ward of ghosts. It was originally All Hallows Eve and was celebrated on all saints day on November 1st. The people would carve jack o lanterns out of squash and gourds to keep ghosts and demons away. . Halloween […]

SH&S Drama Class Presents: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Employee Spotlight – Mary P. Kanneh

Today, we welcome into the October Spotlight the one and only Mary Kanneh (pertinent later in this article).  Mary, with her full-of-life personality was a joy to interview for this piece.  She has been at Stewart Home & School almost five years and serves as the full-time Houseparent on Hillside (ladies). Mary loves her girls […]

StewARTS Grand Time at Grand Gallery!

If you get a chance, go check out the Grand Gallery located at the Grand Theatre in Frankfort, Kentucky. You’ll be glad you did as you’ll see some very impressive artwork from our talented students! Last Thursday, the Grand Gallery presented “The Way We See It:  A StewARTS Retrospective,” featuring artists from Stewart Home & […]

Sharon’s Movie Review – The Addams Family

The brand new computer animated movie, “The Addams Family” is funny as can be and is based on the original TV series back in the 1960s. The story, characters, music and songs are the best ever. It was a top big smash hit movie with all the Stewart Home & School Students. We loved it […]

Strikeforce Bowling is Back!

SH&S bowlers just finished week 2 of the Strikeforce Bowling League at Capital Bowl, and it has been EXCITING! Recent top scores below! Week 1 High Scores: Steve – 163, Norman – 138, Andy – 137, Lane – 130, Marta – 127, Nancy – 120 Week 2 High Scores: Norman – 131, Andy – 125, […]

Richie’s Restaurant Review – China Buffet

I went on a town trip with Peggy, Douglas, and Austin. We went to China Buffet. A buffet is were you go through a line and you choose what you want to eat. China Buffet has many locations. They give you many choices from Chinese food and American food. We had food like Mac and […]

Employee Spotlight – Marcia Pepper

What a pleasure it is for me to introduce into our August Spotlight, our Administrative Assistant/Receptionist, Marcia Pepper.  Marcia began her employment with Stewart Home & School in March, 2015.  She was hired to be Sandy and Shelley’s Administrative Assistant and still serves in that role today.  Marcia is the voice of Stewart Home & […]

Sharon’s Movie Review – The Lion King

The Lion King, the brand new live action movie is the better version of the two Lion King movies by Disney. It was a top smash hit movie with all the Stewart Home & School students including I who went to see it. We loved it and clapped our hands and cheered the hero, Simba, […]

Did You Know – With Madison

Sharks As we all know, this week is Shark Week. Sharks are misunderstood animals. After Jaws and many shark attack movies, they are viewed as monster killing beasts. But the truth is they are not monsters, they make mistakes just like you do. They often mistake people for prey. Great white sharks are an average […]

A Night to Remember

By Machele Lawless Pictured above are members of our Summer Staff, decked out with tiaras and Mickey Mouse ears for the 2019 Stewart Home & School Prom Night. The Summer Staff planned, organized, decorated and carried out the Disney-themed event in style, which our students absolutely loved. The time and work that went into the […]

Andy and Hendrix attend NDSC Convention in Pittsburgh, PA

By: Hendrix Brakefield Andy and I traveled to Pittsburgh, PA for the annual National Down Syndrome Conference. Each day we walked to the convention center where Andy and the other attendees had a personalized daily schedule full of activities and seminars. Some of his favorites were the music and yoga sessions. For family members and […]