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Camelot and Cibolo Green go blue for autism awareness

Camelot and Cibolo Green elementary school's took part in the movement to promote autism awareness recently. Camelot also took part in World Down Syndrome Day in March. Enjoy these photos of both schools doing their part to increase community engagement in these significant causes.

Camelot Elementary School

World Down Syndrome Day Poster

On March 21, The staff and students enjoyed “rocking” their brightly colored socks to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. The school's specialized support instruction teacher, Armando Cardenas, also created lessons with stories, videos, and an art activity for teachers to share with their students prior to honoring the day.

Autism awareness group photo
On April 2, students and staff recognized National Autism awareness day and joined the “Light It Up Blue” movement by wearing blue shirts with the Superman logo filled with puzzle pieces. Armando Cardenas, the Specialized Support Instruction teacher designed and created the t-shirts for staff members to purchase as a fundraiser. The proceeds of his fundraiser will be used to send his students in the SSI classroom with their parents to Morgan’s Wonderland for an end of the year field trip. Similar to WDSD, teachers were provided with lessons to share with their students prior to the day to educate them on Autism.”

Cibolo Green Elementary School

Cibolo Green Staff

In honor of Light It Up Blue Day, Cibolo Green Elementary School students and staff were encouraged to wear blue on Wednesday, April 2. Light It Up Blue Day is a worldwide event designed to promote autism awareness. Landmark buildings around the world are illuminated with blue lights on this day in order to heighten awareness of autism spectrum disorders. The staff took a big group photo along the campus staircase.

Posted on April 4, 2014