February Student Life Staff of The Month

Our Student Life Staff of the month is Devin Snoddy!Devin Snoddy is the Dorm Parent for our girls dorm, Grandin Hall. She has swiftly proven her background in childcare and understanding of neurodiversity makes her an indispensable addition to our team this year. She...

February Academic Staff of the Month

Meghan Collins Morse is an exceptional Arrowsmith Instructor at Brehm Preparatory School, with over a decade of experience in supporting student growth both inside and outside the classroom. With her unwavering dedication and passion for helping students overcome...

January Academic Staff of the Month

Emerick Neitzer is our newest teacher at Brehm Preparatory School, shining a unique light on science concepts for our students.A veteran teacher in the Carbondale community, Emerick stepped into the Brehm family to teach environmental science, chemistry, biology, and...

Student Life Staff of the Month January

Our Student Life Staff of the month is Nolen BecK!Nolen Beck holds two roles within Student Life working actively with the recreation program and is an assistant dorm parent within Jenner Hall. Male role models who offer positive support for students greatly impact...

ELA Newsletter Week 14

It’s beginning to look a lot like finals... One of the most challenging parts of teaching English Language Arts and Literature classes at Brehm is the finals that encompass the end of the term before a long break (once in December before winter break and once in May...


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ELA Newsletter Week 15

Our Mission, to empower students with learning disabilities and differences to recognize andoptimize their potential throughout their lives, has been at the forefront of mymind over the past exciting and eventful twelve days.I am excited to confirm I have accepted the...

Director of Student Life for the Day

During Brehm’s 40th Anniversary Gala, Jace Nelson won the opportunity, through the silent auction, to serve in the role of Director of Student Life for the day.This past Saturday, Jace planned an enjoyable day for the students that allowed them to keep their cell...

Jingle All the Way!

Jingle All the Way! On Saturday morning, a motley crew of our students, faculty, administration, and their friends and family, went to two local assisted living facilities to sing Christmas carols and bring some holiday cheer to the residents there. The student core...

November Academic Staff of the Month

Barb Drew is the embodiment of the Brehm spirit and culture that reminds us that learning, though challenging, can be fun when you have someone who incorporates a strength-based caring approach that builds trust and rapport with students that allows her to tap into...



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Happy Thanksgiving

to all of you!

I am so thankful for all of my students, for my opportunity to work at such a wonderful school that truly tries to do what is best for each student. Thank you for letting me teach your child. I will see you all after the break! Then three weeks til winter break. The time moves too fast. Enjoy the week!

~ Courtney


Junior High Language Arts-Word Play (demi-, hyper-); almost finished Guardians of Ga’Hoole and discussion; Thanksgiving Would You Rather.

Language Arts-Word Play (demi-, hyper-); Image Analysis Pre-reading activity; Working through an excerpt from A Taste of Blackberries; Comprehension, Maze, and Vocabulary extension; Thanksgiving Would You Rather.

Literary Strategies- Word Play (demi-, hyper-); Differences Among Men Outline and Essay; Thanksgiving Would You Rather.

Creative Writing-Idiom Word Play (pie in the sky, lose your shirt, gone to the dogs); Inciting Incidents in Short Stories; Thanksgiving Would You Rather.

Modern Literature- Word Play (demi-, hyper-); How to Read a Poem; Poetry Lingo; Pop Music vs. Classic Poetry; Thanksgiving Would You Rather


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