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Quarter 3 Honors!

High Road School of Wallingford High School is proud to announce their honor roll for the third quarter. High Honors are reserved for students who earn all A’s on their report card. The following students have earned High Honors: Sean Honors are earned by students who receive A’s and B’s on their report card. The following students have earned Honors: Richard Julian James C. Liam Eliah Raguel Michael G. Wilfredo Jaiden Mahogany James N. Anjeska Derek Joseph Jason Rebekah Our last distinction is perfect attendance. The following students attended school every day for the third quarter: Kyree Thaisa Keyon [...]

Quarter 3 Honors!2020-06-15T19:04:53+00:00

Acrostic Poem-ster

High Road School of Wallingford High School staff collaborated on this poster with an acrostic poem to show exactly what we’re missing about our students! Our students have done a tremendous job rising to the challenge of distance learning and we are very proud of the progress they have been able to make! Learn more about our school today.

Acrostic Poem-ster2020-07-08T15:13:58+00:00

March Student of the Month – Issac

What has this student done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Issac has grown both academically and socially. He has put in great effort to actively participate in distance learning. He has learned how to independently join his scheduled online direct instruction and helps his younger brother to connect to his. Provide feedback from a teacher or staff member on why this student is Student of the Month Issac is student of the month because he is working extremely hard, even when he had to switch to virtual learning. He completes his work, participates in [...]

March Student of the Month – Issac2020-05-08T14:00:51+00:00

Student of the Month – Matthew

What has this student done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Matthew was selected for student of the month for the month of February. He worked incredibly hard to reach Blue level this month, finally making it to Blue at the end of the month! He attained Blue level by staying focused on himself and never giving up. He has motivated peers to do the same, always giving out high fives and fist bumps. Provide feedback from a teacher or staff member on why this student is Student of the Month This past month Matthew [...]

Student of the Month – Matthew2020-05-08T13:44:25+00:00

Staff of the Month – April

Mr. Kim began as a teaching assistant in the Warriors classroom this year. His mild, yet confident manner immediately earned the students’ trust and admiration. He quickly became instrumental in using the SESI language and level system to provide our students consistency during the day. One of his teaching strengths is in science and more specifically his STEM lessons. His students love and thrive with the hands-on experience and Mr. Kim challenges them with new projects all the time. Mr. Kim was able to quickly switch directions to distance learning when it became necessary. For those of us who run [...]

Staff of the Month – April2020-05-18T15:32:01+00:00

Taking Art Virtually

We may not be together in class, but that does not mean the fun and creativity must stop! Ms. Erin’s Middle School classroom has created weeks of Artwork projects that were delivered to the student’s homes. These packets included instructions on how to create the craft/artwork and all the items needed to complete the tasks. Students were encouraged to show their creativity during this hard time by taking pictures of their completed artwork. The themes of the artwork were related to holidays coming up such as Earth Day and Mother’s Day. This art projects allowed the students to be creative while [...]

Taking Art Virtually2020-05-18T15:28:18+00:00

Distance Learning

This month is our first month distance learning! Students as well as teachers are learning a brand new way of life for school! Times are hard and uncertain but one thing is certain—we miss our amazing students who are continuing to work hard despite the challenges we are all facing. This makes us that much more proud of them! Learn more about our school today.

Distance Learning2020-07-08T19:58:58+00:00

Learning in our “New Classroom”

Across the country, millions of students and teachers have jumped aboard a mysterious train ride into the unknown of teaching from home. Highroad punched its ticket unafraid and is enjoying the ride! Students have been steadily working on iReady reading and math activities, goal work, and interacting with our awesome social worker, Ms. Ileana. Ms. Jill, our dedicated main teacher mentions more in detail, “So far we have been using Google classroom, iReady (Reading & Math), IXL, and Zoom video calls.  We have been checking in with students 2X a week.  Some students use technology to access lessons and others [...]

Learning in our “New Classroom”2020-05-06T20:09:02+00:00

Finding Sensory Soothing Activities on the Go

In schools, occupational therapists assess and treat fine and visual-motor skills that impact students’ performance for tasks such as handwriting, typing, shoe-tying, etc. Another area that school-based O.T. addresses is sensory processing. In a school, O.T. looks at the way a student interacts with his/her environment. This includes the processing of auditory, visual, tactile (touch), vestibular (movement), and proprioceptive (input to muscles and joints) stimuli. Some students may be sensitive to or avoidant of things in their environment, such as loud noises, bright lights, or accidental touch. Others may need more input than a typical person to maintain appropriate [...]

Finding Sensory Soothing Activities on the Go2020-04-24T15:23:30+00:00

Visiting Whelen

In an effort to explore many job opportunities with our students, we had the honor of visiting Whelen Engineering in Chester, CT. Whelen not only makes the lights for emergency vehicles and airplanes but are the proud sponsers of four adult programs for the developmentally disabled who are an integral part of their business. These programs work side by side with typical employees to create quality products. We were able to see various aspects of the factory that makes the Whelen light bars. During our tour we visited each department of the process. We began with robotics and moved on [...]

Visiting Whelen2020-04-24T13:50:20+00:00