Roane Youth Academy in March 2021

By |2021-05-18T07:34:24-06:00March 17th, 2021|Categories: Roane Youth Academy|

Roane Academy kicked off the Month with a month of March Madness basketball tournaments, games and themes. The youth and staff enjoyed rooting for their favorite college basketball teams and watching the games on the weekends. Each dorm selected their team to root for in the Final Four.  We even had a facility Basketball Tournament with [...]

Roane Youth Academy in February 2021

By |2021-05-18T07:36:59-06:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Roane Youth Academy|

This month we enjoyed Family Day with a Sweet Heart’s dance with their parents, siblings and family members. The event was hosted by our own Youth Advisory Board Members. The families also enjoyed a great buffet spread and each youth was able to gift boxes of Candy and flowers to their family members.  Roane Youth Academy [...]

Roane Youth Academy in January 2021

By |2021-05-18T08:07:19-06:00January 17th, 2021|Categories: Roane Youth Academy|

This month at Roane Youth Academy our staff entertained our residents by competing in a One Chip Challenge. The One Chip Challenge is where several people eat one chip that is supposed to be the hottest chip in the world! The youth were present cheering their favorite staff on while laughing very hard! The staff were [...]

Roane Youth Academy in August 2020

By |2020-10-02T07:18:09-06:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Roane Youth Academy|

This month was dedicated to boosting morale and staff appreciation. Several team members won awards! Clinical assistant, Sarah G. worked with our New Beginnings youth on their monthly project. The youth made a poster decorated in red, white and blue, wrote thank you notes, and colored pictures. Miss Sarah took the board to the local Veteran [...]

Roane Youth Academy in July 2020

By |2020-10-02T08:14:38-06:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Roane Youth Academy|

Our youth always look forward to Field Day adventures! This month’s field day was a carnival theme. Each department joined in with carnival games, and a variety of carnival fare was served including funnel cakes and cotton candy. Plenty of fun was had, and the staff and youth enjoyed their day! Rather than Spirit Week, Roane [...]

Roane Youth Academy in June 2020

By |2020-10-02T08:47:11-06:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Roane Youth Academy|

Roane Youth Academy celebrated Cinco de Mayo by decorating the gymnasium, and had a wiffle ball tournament. Prior to the pitcher throwing the ball, the teachers asked the batters questions about Cinco de Mayo. The pitcher could not throw the ball until the batter got the question right. Like baseball, three wrong questions counted as a [...]

Roane Youth Academy in May 2020

By |2020-10-02T09:32:03-06:00May 16th, 2020|Categories: Roane Youth Academy|

With the current global pandemic, the youth and staff at Roane Academy were feeling stir crazy! The Morale Committee and Activities Director, Ms. McClain, decided that this month’s youth incentive would be combined with the monthly morale event for staff at the upcoming Field Day. Secretly the group planned a “Luau” theme for all to enjoy [...]

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