YIT is Thankful for Turkey!

Gobble! Gobble! The day before Thanksgiving, our students and staff at Youth In Transition School had a delicious Thanksgiving Feast. The students in the Culinary Program, along with their director, worked hard in the kitchen all morning long preparing turkey, stuffing, macaroni and cheese, greens, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, warm biscuits, sweet potato pie and cookies. Now that’s what you call a mouth-watering meal! No one had room for seconds! The food was truly satisfying and there wasn’t one person who left the cafeteria without Continue reading →

Andrew Williams Returns to Public School

As a non-public school, it is our goal to provide educational and behavioral supports required for students to be successful in their learning environment. Ultimately, these non-public students will then be able to transition back into their zone Public School and utilize all the skills learned at the non-public school to be successful in their new school setting. With that being said, Youth in Transition (YIT) is PROUD to announce Baltimore County student, Andrew Williams has returned to his zone Public School (Overlea High) as Continue reading →

Back to School Picnic

School is back in session!  On July 28, 2014 our students returned back from their summer vacations for the first day of school!  However, their first day back was anything but ordinary.  Instead of spending the whole day in classrooms, all of our students were participating in a variety of educational activities while catching plenty of sunshine at our Back to School Picnic on the School Farm!  Now that’s the right way to jump start the school year! Our students chowed down on burgers, hot Continue reading →

YIT Building & Maintenance Program Helps the YIT Farm!

There’s always something going on at the YIT School Farm, usually good things like flowers blooming, vegetables growing, students learning..but sometimes we have to deal with the not so fortunate things, like our broken tractor. After many attempts to fix it we called in the relief team – the YIT Building & Maintenance Program!  Recently they began to incorporate small engine repair into their program and this was the perfect test!  We had a small tractor that needed to be fixed, and the Building & Continue reading →

Hydroponics

This spring, students have been experimenting with HYDROPONICS!  What started as a simple lesson has blossomed into a fun and educational project already yielding results. Hydroponics is a way to grow plants without the presence of soil, but rather with water.  Since soil yields many of the necessary nutrients required for plant growth, when practicing hydroponics one must make sure the nutrients are available in the water. In addition to nutrients and water, plants also need light, air, and structural support for the roots.  Our horticulture Continue reading →