Hands-on Learning with Nutrition

On Wednesdays, students in Mrs.Elmer’s classroom participate in one of their favorite electives- nutrition. Last Wednesday, students crafted “Bread in a Bag.” Before they could begin mixing ingredients however, students received a lesson in reading labels to understand nutritional value. Mrs.Elmer guided students in comparing Wonder Bread brand ingredients to Dave’s Killer Bread ingredients. Students became curious about the additives they found in Wonder Bread, and made connections about its flavor and ingredients! When the time came to follow the “Bread in a Bag” recipe, students had to use their knowledge of fractions to successfully complete the [...]

Hands-on Learning with Nutrition2022-01-18T00:31:47-05:00

Exploring Natural Disasters

Students in Coach Carter’s 6th and 7th grade class spent three days this week preparing for a research project in social studies. The project focus was natural disasters around the world. Coach’s hope for this project was twofold: to deepen students’ understanding of geography as well as Earth’s processes and to increase student confidence around presenting to small audiences. On Thursday, September 26th, students successfully presented their projects to their peers and staff. Jaaz and J’miah are pictured giving their presentation. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

Exploring Natural Disasters2022-01-18T00:31:47-05:00

Forts and Movie!

Our kids that earned it got to build forts in their classrooms and watch a movie! They got to have popcorn and a drink as well! They really enjoyed putting the blankets over the tables and sitting underneath of them to watch the movie. Visit our website to learn more about the Center for Autism & Dyslexia

Forts and Movie!2022-01-18T00:31:50-05:00

September Student of the Month – Jacob

What has this student done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Jacob has demonstrated an increase in self control, and is able to to accept redirection and feedback without demonstrating a negative behavior. He has also made great strides in displaying socially appropriate behaviors with both peer and staff relationships. Provide feedback from a teacher or staff member on why this student is Student of the Month Jacob is taking responsibility for his actions, and has held himself accountable especially with choosing socially appropriate behaviors. - Mr. Robinson What is something this student has accomplished so [...]

September Student of the Month – Jacob2020-03-24T19:36:57-04:00

Staff Spotlight: Taylor

Taylor has shown leadership skills among staff, and has proven to be an effective team member by taking initiative and helping out wherever he is needed. His classroom is pretty on point, too. He's got great command over and facilitation of the rotations and level systems. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

Staff Spotlight: Taylor2022-01-18T00:31:51-05:00

Student of the Month: Chayton

Chayton has displayed excellent academic performance and behavioral management in the classroom for the first month of school. He always participates during instruction and consistently raises his hand when wanting to comment. He also is a motivator for his classmates​ and leads by example by making positive choices even in difficult situations. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

Student of the Month: Chayton2022-01-18T00:31:51-05:00

Focusing on Responsibility

Our character trait for August and September was RESPONSIBILITY. We have two students who were chose as student of the month, who represent this character trait. Noah W. and Jazzmine C. are both students who have shown great responsibility. Noah, a seventh grade student, has shown so much progress in just the first quarter of school. Noah has been responsible for his actions, his work, and his attitude. In fact, he is the first, and so far only student, to have earned GOLD LEVEL. Jazzmine, a twelfth grade student, has shown great maturity in her responsibility this [...]

Focusing on Responsibility2022-01-18T00:31:51-05:00

Student Success: Vashann

Vashann R. has been one of many students to standout at the High Road Upper School. Vashann has had numerous successes including achieving blue level. One of his biggest accomplishments occurred this spring when Vashan represented his school at the Jalen White Regional Spelling Bee held at Prince George’s Community College. Students from across the region participated with high energy and enthusiasm with attempts at earning the coveted first place trophy. In the end, Vashann R. from High Road Upper School was the last student standing and declared the winner! We are so proud of all of [...]

Student Success: Vashann2022-01-18T00:31:52-05:00

Diggity Dance and Fitness

On Wednesday, September 18, High Road School of Wright City received a special visit from certified group fitness instructor Dawn "Diggity Dance" Wagner. She introduced the students (and staff) of each of the classrooms to a Body Movement Fitness class. For 20 minutes, Dawn engaged the students in activities that incorporated dance fitness, stretching, and deep breathing exercises. Many of the students enjoyed the visit as a nice break from their ordinary Wednesday afternoon to get a little energy out and fitness in. High Road School of Wright City hopes to continue working with Dawn in hopes of [...]

Diggity Dance and Fitness2022-01-18T00:31:52-05:00