Press Releases

February 15, 2019

Celebration Guests to Enjoy a Springer-opoly Evening

Guests will be able to pass GO and collect an evening of fun at A Springer Celebration! 2019:  Springer-opoly, to be held on May 2 at Cincinnati’s Music Hall ballroom.
January 17, 2019

Reading Prompts Giving at Springer

Reading can give students a peek into the lives of people who live differently from themselves. This winter at Springer School and Center, reading stories prompted students to find ways they could give to others.
January 10, 2019

Springer Hosts Musician in Residence Jim McCutcheon

Students at Springer School and Center were wowed by Jim McCutcheon’s demonstrations of the link between music and science during his stay as the Norita Aplin Musician in Residence in December. reading stories prompted students to find ways they could give to others.
December 3, 2018

Springer Hosts Kentucky Poet George Ella Lyon

Students at Springer School and Center enjoyed a multisensory peek into the life of a writer and poet when George Ella Lyon visited the school for students with learning disabilities in November.
November 16, 2018

Springer Student Art to Appear on Journal Cover

The Journal of Learning Disabilities has chosen the artwork of Springer School and Center seventh-grader Abby Beutel to be featured on the journal’s cover in 2019. Each year, the scientific journal selects three works of art from those submitted by students with learning disabilities from across the country.
June 7, 2018

Student Advocates for Bottle Filling Stations at Springer

Springer School and Center eighth-grader Nancy Sutkamp saw a need at her school and leveraged available resources to fill it.
June 6, 2018

Springer Hosts High-Flying Celebration at Lunken Airport Hangar

Friends and supporters of Springer School and Center gathered in Hangar 2 at Lunken Airport for A Springer Celebration! 2018 Take Flight on May 3. More than 350 guests enjoyed appetizers and dinner from a variety of food trucks, live and silent auctions and a wine pull.
May 25, 2018

P&G Scientists Delight and Inspire Springer Students

Five scientists from Procter & Gamble shared their enthusiasm for science with students at Springer School and Center during a May 14 visit in which they held panel discussions and demonstrated scientific principles.
March 23, 2018

Springer Students Transform Climbing Wall with Molly Z.

Working under the guidance of Chicago muralist Molly Zakrajsek, “Molly Z,” Middle School students at Springer School and Center transformed a transverse climbing wall in their gymnasium into a kaleidoscope of color, shape and pattern. Zakrasjek visited the school in March as the Maureen Wenker Artist in Residence for 2018.
February 2, 2018

Experts to Address Obstacles to Student Success

Cincinnati Children’s and Springer School and Center are partnering to bring two educational experts to Cincinnati on March 19. In an evening program called “Parenting Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up,” Ellen B. Braaten, Ph.D., will speak to parents about how to help students with slow processing speed find success in school.
January 17, 2018

Dr. Chris Tanner Brings Steel Band to Springer

Bringing a truckload of steel pans with him, Dr. Chris Tanner returned to Springer School and Center in December as the 2017 Norita Aplin Musician in Residence.
December 21, 2017

New Executive Director Named at Springer

The Board of Trustees for Springer School and Center has named Brett T. Marcoux to succeed Shelly Weisbacher in the role of Executive Director. Weisbacher, who has been at the school for children with learning disabilities for 31 years and Executive Director for 21 of these years, is retiring on June 30, 2018.