Deseret News included Dr. Diane Myers, SESI SVP of Special Education - Behavior Management, in an article about the loss students face when they do not attend physical schools. Students with disabilities often require more structure, which is something schools can provide. It’s a struggle for online schools, according to Diane Myers, senior vice president of special education-behavior management practices at Specialized Education Services Inc. The company provides services for students with special needs who have challenges that prevent them from succeeding in a traditional classroom. The past few months have presented learning challenges for everyone, she said, including both parents [...]
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What impact has this staff had on colleagues and students over the past month? In the past few months, High Roads School of Windham County has experienced many changes due to the Covid-19 pandemic. One change has been that our school is now conducting online learning from home via zoom, google classroom, google hangout, I-ready and other online learning programs. Another change at our school is our newest teacher, Ms. Felix, a welcomed addition. Ms. Felix came aboard well versed in computer programs and has been instrumental in the success of virtual schooling at Windham County. It has been an [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]