Car Wash

High Road School of Cecil County led a car wash to raise donations for the Special Olympics. Students worked together to spray, scrub, rinse, and dry numerous cars while cooking hot dogs and serving them to community members! Older students worked together to help our younger students to make this event successful! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

Car Wash2022-05-16T15:53:33-04:00

Sierra Academy 2022 Egg Drop Contest

The annual egg drop took place on Monday, April 18, 2022. The students and staff with great care created a variety of contraptions to assist their egg to float safely to the ground below. A total of 3 eggs were sacrificed during the process; however, the remain 6 eggs made it safely to the ground below. As a reward, for so many creative floating devices, all students and staff earned a pizza party!

Sierra Academy 2022 Egg Drop Contest2022-04-26T09:43:36-04:00

QC students make, sell key chains to raise money for Uganda playground

Students make a difference while they help other children far away. And there’s a business lesson in this as well. Students at High Road of the Quad Cities make and sell key chains to raise money for a playground in Uganda. So far, they’ve raised more than $500. According to its website, High Road School of the Quad Cities provides academic and therapeutic services for children, adolescents, and young adults, ages 3 through 21, with extraordinary needs. Landon Montgomery and Nathan Mansell work as a team. One cuts, the other colors. Tara Gonzalez said every key chain they make raises money [...]

QC students make, sell key chains to raise money for Uganda playground2022-04-22T13:41:23-04:00

Getting Creative

Apex students are big fans of Art class. Doing craft based activities where they get to be as simple or elaborate on projects as they want to express their individuality. Recent projects include: lip balm making, melted crayon art, clay are, sewing, button bowls and much more! Learn more about our school today.

Getting Creative2022-04-26T10:01:12-04:00

Team Work

Apex students enjoyed a change of pace for their weekly group session with Social Worker Ms. Amber. They worked collaboratively to guide each other blindfolded through a obstacle course. Working on social skills, trust, communicating effectively and having lots of fun! Learn more about our school today.

Team Work2022-04-26T09:57:50-04:00

School-Wide Science Fair

We held our annual School-Wide Science Fair on Friday, March 18th. Each classroom did a different project; we had volcanos, elephant toothpaste, and even "safe" bottle rockets. The students and staff had a great time participating in all the different science projects! Learn more about our school today.

School-Wide Science Fair2022-04-18T14:44:26-04:00

Autism Awareness Spirit Week at High Road School of Cecil County!

Students and staff at the High Road School of Cecil County celebrated Autism Awareness by participating in a spirit week! Students and staff participated in spirit days such as tie dye day, light it up blue day, and twin day! Students from various classrooms helped design, make, and tie dye shirts for staff during the week, as well as, create a banner to hang outside of the school with handprints of the students. To close off the end of the week students who were on step 3 or 4 [...]

Autism Awareness Spirit Week at High Road School of Cecil County!2022-04-18T14:22:53-04:00

Specialized ABA Support for Successful Classroom Experiences

By Jess Miller, BCBA and Regional Instructional Specialist at SESI Think back to your classroom experiences as a child. Most of us would probably say that they were pretty manageable, with a few difficulties here and there as exceptions. We had our classroom schedules memorized, we were able to ask for alternative workspaces if the classroom was too loud, and we could grab a snack out of our backpack if we were hungry.  Now, consider the students that SESI serves often don't have the necessary skills to accomplish these day-to-day tasks on their [...]

Specialized ABA Support for Successful Classroom Experiences2022-04-13T11:01:57-04:00