Adrianna: Dedicated and Compassionate

High Road School of Massachusetts staff chose Adrianna as our February staff of the month! Adrianna was nominated for coming back to High Road ready to take on her new role as TA with dedication and compassion. Staff noted Adrianna has demonstrated a willingness to learn and a passion for education and have spoken about her strong ability to build positive relationships with students while consistently delivering the behavioral model. I think I can confidently speak for everyone when I say we're glad to have you back, Adrianna! Learn more about High Road School [...]

Adrianna: Dedicated and Compassionate2021-04-15T21:05:30-04:00

Student of the Month: Jamani

Jamani was nominated for stopping his elopement behavior, making progress building positive peer relationships, and contributing to a positive school climate! Staff noted that Jamani has an engaging sense of humor, is always happy to share a conversation, and has positively adjusted to High Road School of Massachusetts. Jamani never misses a day of school and has made progress building relationships with non-preferred staff. Our school has much more laughter and many smiles with Jamani as part of our student body!

Student of the Month: Jamani2021-04-15T20:57:53-04:00

Honoring Black History Month

Students at Sierra School of Gilbert learned about influential leaders and inventors for Black History Month. Lessons were adapted so students could practice a variety of skills while celebrating the contributions and legacy of African Americans. Students and staff collaborated to create door designs and compete in a school wide contest to determine which room created the most creative and unique door. Learn more about our school today.

Honoring Black History Month2021-03-03T16:07:10-05:00

I Have A Dream…

Winter is a time to celebrate a lot of different and exciting holidays! We celebrate holidays like Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January and Presidents' day in February, where we celebrate our founding leaders and how far we have come with our country's presidency! Here at High Roads School of Wallingford, we are celebrating diversity and teaching our students about the great Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, and Jackie Robinson just to name a few. These influential people have made such a difference in our lives and in our country. The students and staff alike [...]

I Have A Dream…2021-04-26T20:48:10-04:00

Virtual Career Fair

The first High Roads School Virtual Career Fair with the Connecticut Schools was amazing! Presenters from all career fields were in attendance. The students got to engage and ask questions and also learn more about traditional and non-traditional occupations in the workforce. This was a very successful event and it was great to see how much our students learned.

Virtual Career Fair2021-04-28T19:23:16-04:00

Bryan the Mathematician

In the month of February, we have been discussing our student's future career choice. Bryan said that he wants to be a scientist! His favorite subjects are math and science of course. In this photo Bryan and Mr. Tre are working on Algebra, which is in fact a middle school math skill! At first, he didn't think he would like it, but now this has become a part of his routine. We can't wait to see what else he may be interested into learning about! Learn more about our school today. [...]

Bryan the Mathematician2021-02-25T18:37:01-05:00

Jeremiah’s Excellent Progress

Jeremiah has made wonderful progress over the past year since starting at Sierra School of Gilbert. His school attendance has dramatically improved along with his overall engagement in classroom lessons and activities. Jeremiah has become a natural ambassador for his classroom in the most positive and appropriate ways. He has become a good problem-solver and is using his learned coping skills to work through social issues with peers effectively and positively. We are very proud of Jeremiah! Learn more about our school today.

Jeremiah’s Excellent Progress2021-02-24T20:45:49-05:00

De’Andre Is Resilient

De’Andre has experienced some struggles during the pandemic with virtual learning and being away from school. These struggles have had a big impact on him and he has faced many challenges. However, De’Andre is resilient. He continues to focus on the positive things in his life like basketball, coming to school every day with a smile and also letting us know when he is feeling overwhelmed so we can process with him. De’Andre is currently working on his coping skills such as jumping on a trampoline, eating a snack, drawing, or reading about animals. He also continues to excel [...]

De’Andre Is Resilient2021-02-19T20:19:26-05:00

Caretaker Support Group: Self-Care

We know that the uncertain and ever-changing times are impactful not only for our students but for their caretakers as well. Our March support group will provide an opportunity to network with other adults in similar situations and identify effective strategies to promote your physical, emotional, and mental health. The group will meet March 18 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. We hope to see you there! Learn more about our school today.

Caretaker Support Group: Self-Care2021-02-25T19:41:47-05:00