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Summer Fun During the Bridge Programs

Thursday, 07 September 2017 / Posted by

During the summer we have two bridge programs that run for the months of June and August. The bridge programs are packed with experiential activities that keep the boys active and engaged. The boys work collaboratively on engineering projects, design experiments and playing games. The bridge emphasizes time spent outdoors enjoying the sunny weather and

2017 LKS Transition Ceremony

Thursday, 06 July 2017 / Posted by

In the beginning of June we celebrated seven transitioning students and families as they finished their time at LKS. We had a beautiful ceremony on the front lawn honoring many school award recipients, hearing a former student speak, and congratulating the transitioning class of 2017. We are very proud of all of the boys’ accomplishments,

Trip to the Safari – April 2017

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 / Posted by

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It is with great pleasure that I am writing to you today to inform you of an important transformation in the life of Little Keswick School (LKS).  Over the last several years, senior LKS staff and leadership have worked with expert independent educational and financial advisors to review the School’s status and to think strategically

Trip to the Transportation Museum

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 / Posted by

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Little Keswick Visits the Virginia Museum of Transportation   August 16, 2016 Five students participating in the LKS Bridge Program visited the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke, Virginia. There they experienced what it was like to ride aboard a private jet, sit in the engineer’s chair of a diesel train

Check Out our Transition Photos

Friday, 01 July 2016 / Posted by

Please take a minute to look at some of the photos from our Transition Ceremony and Horse Show at the end of the year! We had so much fun celebrating with the parents.

Transition 2016!

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 / Posted by

We had a wonderful time June 2nd and 3rd with our families for our End of Year events. Stay tuned for a new photo album with highlights of the events held on campus. At our Transition Ceremony we recognized the achievements of the boys who transitioned from LKS and will be attending the following schools

LKS Interns are Amazing!

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 / Posted by

It’s that time of the school year when we get ready to say good-bye to our current interns and interview new ones for the summer and upcoming school year. It’s bitter sweet; we wish they would stay forever, but we are also excited about where they are headed next. Laura Boothe, Julie Forino, and Sydney

Excellence in Education

Friday, 25 March 2016 / Posted by

Boy Scout Enthusiasm at Monticello

Monday, 21 March 2016 / Posted by

Some of our Boy Scouts enjoyed Scouting Day 2016 up at Monticello. The boys took a journey to Thomas Jefferson’s iconic mountaintop home to earn a Monticello patch and enjoy special tours and activity stations! Scouts took a private house tour and explored Monticello’s Griffin Discovery Room and exhibits including Crossroads, Making Monticello and To Try All

I count myself lucky to have witnessed your school in action. When I was invited into Brenden’s Thursday afternoon Community Meeting, I had an expectation – yet, I couldn’t have been more surprised! Simply put, I was blown away. You’ve got a special place in Little Keswick School … truly unique. Having spent the balance

Student Council Experiences Virginia State Government As part of their role as the student council, council members took a trip to Richmond, where they met with Delegate Rob Bell and viewed a session of the Virginia General Assembly.     Last week, eight members of the Little Keswick Student Council braved freezing temperatures to participate in the

Happy Holidays from LKS!

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 / Posted by

Happy Holidays from Barter, Bella, Bonnie and the Staff at Little Keswick School!

2015-2016 Residential Appreciation

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 / Posted by

We want to thank our staff for the incredible work they do here with our students. We appreciate your effort, hard work, positive attitude and passion for helping others. Please watch our 2015-2016 Residential Appreciation Video.

Temple Grandin Speaks in Charlottesville

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 / Posted by

We would like to appreciate Elk Hill School for providing our community with this enriching opportunity. We joined over 1,000 families, educators, specialists, and community members to listen to Temple Grandin share her story, information and insight for children with ASD.

Halloween 2015

Sunday, 01 November 2015 / Posted by

The boys had a great time dressing up for Halloween this year. They were able to go trick or treating, take a loop around campus on a hayride, carve pumpkins, spend time in the gymnasium turned haunted house and more!

We were fortunate to have Michelle Garcia Winner speak to our parents during our Parent’s Weekend October 9-11th. The world renowned speaker helped break down her approach toward social learning through her Social Thinking program. Michelle explained Social Communication Profiles and how to treat students who fall into different categories of social communicators.  Many of our

LKS Adds Another Furry Friend

Sunday, 13 September 2015 / Posted by

We are excited to announce the arrival of “Little One” our newest furry friend on staff. She had adopted us as her new home and has been given her official stamp of approval from the local veterinarian at Georgetown Veterinary Hospital. The boys have setup a home for her outside the Support Center.

LKS Welcomes Jennifer Bailey

Friday, 14 August 2015 / Posted by

We are excited to announce that Jennifer Bailey, L.C.S.W. has joined the LKS Clinical Team! Jennifer is joining the LKS community having served in a similar role at the Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School in Chicago, Illinois. Jennifer completed her Masters in Clinical Social Work from the University of Chicago and obtained a B.A. in Psychology

LKS Transitioning Class of 2015

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 / Posted by

We are proud to recognize our Transitioning Class of 2015. Each year it is bittersweet to say goodbye to the transitioning class in June. About one third of our boys will move on to their next schools. This year 10 boys have completed their time at LKS. We are so proud of these guys and

Each year in June we welcome back a former student to speak at our Transition Ceremony. This year we were touched by the  speech David Unfried gave to the students, staff and parents of LKS on June 5, 2015. {Speech below}   {Video} Good afternoon and congratulations to all the students that are graduating from this

A look back…

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 / Posted by

As we prepare for our 2015 Transition Ceremony we have spent some time looking back at the speakers we had in previous years. In 2012, we had a unique opportunity to have one of our current students, Ed Dixon, be our speaker. Check out the video of his speech: Ed Dixon Speech

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