SHS Grad Stays Connected

Terris Kramer graduated from SHS last year but his positive, helpful attitude is still a welcome presence on campus. Kramer is an important part of the high school’s recycling program and a member of the SFSD Transition family. The District’s

Terris Kramer visits the SHS Doggy Daycare Center after helping out with the school recycling program as a volunteer.

Terris Kramer visits the SHS Doggy Daycare Center after helping out with the school recycling program as a volunteer.

Transition Program is designed to support young adults (ages 18-21) with special needs transition successfully from school to work after high school graduation.

 “Every day, young adults with physical, psychological, developmental, cognitive and emotional challenges or health conditions make valuable contributions to our communities,” said Linda Brown, director of Special Services for SFSD. “Helping students with disabilities learn skills and find jobs is an important part of the education program at the District.”

Kramer’s work on campus includes collecting and transporting materials from the blue bins in classrooms for recycling/shredding, which helps keep the campus tidy, but also frees up time for teachers to focus on the classroom.

For more information about the Transitions Program at SFSD, contact Linda Brown at brown_linda@silverfalls.k12.or.us.