Press Releases

May 29, 2015

Former NFL Player and Springer Alum Speaks at Celebration

The Springer community was on its game on Wednesday, April 29, when A Springer Celebration! 2015, Game On! was held at Xavier University’s Cintas Center. The 310 guests enjoyed cocktails and dinner, and a variety of hands-on sports-themed activities designed to simulate what it might feel like to negotiate life with a learning disability.
March 30, 2015

Students Construct Glass Houses with Artist in Residence

Every student and staff member at Springer School and Center is represented in the two by four foot glass mosaic that hangs in the hall at the Hyde Park school. The mosaic was created during the 2015 Maureen Wenker Artist in Residence program under the direction of local glass artist Sandra Gross.
March 6, 2015

Springer Student Wins ReelAbilities Art Contest

When representatives from ReelAbilities visited Springer School and Center in November, Upper School student Keelin Ware had no idea that in February he’d be enjoying lunch at the Hyatt Regency with Academy Award Winner Marlee Matlin and actor Danny Woodburn, and being awarded a check for $500.
February 24, 2015

Springer Celebration Honors Alumni in Sports

A Springer Celebration! 2015 will cater to the sports fan in all of us by honoring alumni athletes and featuring sports-themed activities. The guest speaker for the evening will be Michael Wright, Springer alumnus and defensive end for the New England Patriots for seven years.
January 15, 2015

Springer Hosts Steel Band Director as Musician in Residence

It felt like a tropical day in December, when 2014 Musician in Residence Dr. Chris Tanner brought the island music of Trinidad and Tobago to Springer School and Center. Dr. Tanner is Associate Chair of the Department of Music at Miami University, and the founder and director of the school’s Steel Band.
November 6, 2014

Springer Students Photograph Lizards with Visiting Author

Students photographed bearded dragons using iPad minis when they hosted acclaimed author and photographer David FitzSimmons at Springer School and Center on October 28 and 29. FitzSimmons spent two days at Springer, talking with students about his work as a photographer and writer of books about animals, and guiding the students as they created their own photos of a trio of the lizards.
November 5, 2014

Springer Artwork to Appear on Scientific Journal

Two students at Springer School and Center were chosen to have their artwork featured on the cover of the Journal of Learning Disabilities in 2015. Each year, three works of art are selected from those submitted by students with learning disabilities from across the country.
October 10, 2014

Springer Students Win Awards at Hyde Park Art Show

Two students who attend Springer School and Center received awards for their artwork at the Hyde Park Art Show on October 5, 2014. Eighth grader Josh Campbell won a 3rd place ribbon for his drawing of a leaf in pencil and charcoal.
May 21, 2014

It’s All Fun and Games at A Springer Celebration! 2014

It was an evening filled with fun and games for more than 300 guests at Springer School and Center’s annual fundraising event A Springer Celebration! 2014 on May 1.
April 7, 2014

Springer Car Raffle Generates Excitement

Excitement is building for Springer School and Center’s annual fundraiser, A Springer Celebration! 2014, and one reason is the Grand Prize of a raffle – a 2-year lease on a 2014 Buick Encore, a sporty SUV equipped with OnStar navigation system and SiriusXM satellite radio.
February 12, 2014

Springer Welcomes Alumna as Artist in Residence

For the first time in the 21-year history of the Maureen Wenker Artist in Residence program, Springer School and Center welcomed an alumna as the featured artist. Emily Moorhead attended Springer’s day school in the 1990s, and now works as an artist in Chicago.
February 6, 2014

Be a Kid Again at Springer’s Celebration

Springer School and Center’s annual fundraising dinner will offer grown-ups a chance to be a kid again. A Springer Celebration! 2014, themed Let’s Play! An Evening as a Child, is set for May 1, 2014, from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. In addition to dinner, cocktails and live and silent auctions, there will be a wide variety of fun activities, from playing with Silly Putty and pickup sticks to mini golf and tricycle races.