Press Releases

January 12, 2017

Springer Students Build Instruments with Musician in Residence

Using yards of packing tape and other simple materials, students at Springer School and Center created their own musical instruments under the guidance of ethnomusicologist Dr. Craig Woodson, Springer’s 20th Norita Aplin Musician in Residence.
November 11, 2016

Journal of Learning Disabilities Selects Springer Artwork

The artwork of Springer School and Center student Sierra Tarrab was selected to be featured on the cover of the Journal of Learning Disabilities in 2017. Each year, the scientific journal selects three works of art from those submitted by students with learning disabilities from across the country.
October 26, 2016

Author Shares His Dyslexia with Springer Students

Award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books Will Hillenbrand shared more than his books and drawings with students at Springer School and Center. Visiting the school for students with learning disabilities on October 13, Hillenbrand spoke about his struggles with dyslexia as a child, and the technology tools he uses to manage a successful career.
October 18, 2016

Springer Students Recognized for Filmmaking

Three students at Springer School and Center won awards for films they made this summer through the Stages for Youth film camp, a Cincinnati program that challenges junior high and high school students to produce a professional-style production in two weeks.
May 31, 2016

Springer Students Learn the Joy of Giving

Upper School students at Springer School and Center gained hands-on experience in philanthropy this year though Magnified Giving, a local nonprofit that gives students an opportunity to research local charities and choose one to gift with a thousand dollars.
May 20, 2016

Springer Celebrates the Arts at Annual Fundraiser

Springer School and Center celebrated the impact the arts can have on a child with a learning disability at A Springer Celebration! 2016, An Artful Evening.
April 8, 2016

Springer Artist in Residence Encourages Self-Expression

Springer alumna Caroline Feldhaus Harten encouraged students to let their personality shine through the mixed-media artworks they created during her stay as the 2016 Maureen Wenker Artist in Residence at Springer School and Center in March.
February 25, 2016

Springer Students Recognized for Artwork

The Ohio Art Education Association has recognized two students from Springer School and Center for their artwork. Seventh-grader Meredith Burgess of Anderson Township and Loveland resident and fifth-grader Nik Breech have had artwork accepted in Columbus exhibitions for student art.
January 28, 2016

Springer Celebration Will Be an Artful Affair

Springer School and Center Development Specialist Kirstin Eismin is excited to announce plans for A Springer Celebration! 2016. The annual fundraising dinner will be held on Wednesday, April 27, at The Center, an event venue in the space formerly occupied by The Contemporary Art Center.
January 28, 2016

Experts on Learning Disabilities and ADHD to Speak in March

In partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Springer School and Center is bringing two nationally-known speakers on the topics of ADHD and learning disabilities to address parents and professionals on March 14.
January 6, 2016

Springer Musician in Residence Connects Music and Science

Springer School and Center students’ eyes lit up as Jim McCutcheon demonstrated the connection between music and science by tracing every step in the process of sending one musical note from his brain to those of his listeners.
June 5, 2015

Springer Student Honored for Philanthropy

Seventh grader Griffin Melson received the Roger Grein Spirit of Philanthropy Award at the May 13 awards ceremony for Magnified Giving, a local nonprofit that gives students hands-on experience with philanthropy. Melson attends Springer School and Center, where the Student Council took on the challenge of investing $1,000 in a worthy charity.