We're so excited that some of our students were re-awarded the Michael Cardin Scholarship! Some of our staff members are also recognized on page 10- we are so proud of them! Check out the bi-annual newsletter from MANSEF, the Maryland Association for our Non-Public Schools to read more. Learn more about our school today.
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February is Black History month and several activities were lined up during our Fun Fridays to celebrate Black History. Some inventions by African Americans were presented in a short video and then the students created food art illustrations using oranges, M&Ms, and graham crackers. Inventions like the traffic light by Garrett Morgan and the bicycle frame created and patented by Isaac R. Johnson were a few examples. The Fun Friday committee also organized a cooking demonstration. Fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, corn bread, fried fish, and ice sweet tea drinks were on the menu. Learn [...]
The Computer and Build Repair Course was offered to High Road Academy in partnership with Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) this winter. The course was a six-session class held at the PGCC Laurel campus. Students selected to attend the class showed keen interest in this career field. This course is designed to train participants to become computer support technicians. Topics covered include computer hardware, identifying parts and installation, and prospective job outlook. This course aims to equip students with skills and knowledge they need to be successful in transition. Learn more about our school today. [...]
National Wear Red Day was Friday, February 7, 2020. Students and staff were encouraged to wear red as a symbol of their support of heart disease in women. It was a good turnout and an opportunity to increase awareness about women’s heart health and saving lives. Learn more about our school today.
Students who participated in the Customer Service, Microsoft 1, and Child Care classes from October through December of 2019 were invited to attend the recognition ceremony held at the Culinary Arts Center of Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) in Largo, MD on January 10, 2020. Each student received his/her completion certificate from PGCC. These certification classes are part of the partnership between High Road Schools and the college. The students are given the opportunity to learn skills that are essential in the workforce. Through this endeavor, we are able to achieve our goal in helping to prepare students for a successful [...]
Art is a form of expression. This statement is demonstrated by the creativity of our students during one of the art projects for our Art room with Mrs. Harvey and Ms. Loncar. Students were tasked with drawing and/or painting a ceiling tile, resulting in a colorful creation of different shapes, sizes, lines, curves, characters, and personalities. Everyone who now enters the room is inspired and can appreciate this unique form of art. Learn more about our school today.
High Road Academy appreciates all the school bus drivers and aides who safely transport our students to and from school everyday. To show our gratitude, we hosted them for breakfast and snacks on Monday, Jan. 27th. HRA students also wrote thank you notes for their bus teams. Many of the drivers and aides have been transporting our students for a number of years, and we greatly appreciate their support! Learn more about our school today.
Jayden is a senior set to graduate with the Class of 2020. He came to High Road Academy in 2017 as a 10th-grader. The following year, Jayden participated in our Workforce Development Program (WDP), a partnership of the High Road schools with Prince George’s Community College. He completed the Customer Service and Microsoft Office 1 courses. Jayden said that the best part of the class was receiving his completion certificates, which he can add to his resume. In the summer of 2019, Jay got a Humanim internship through DORS at the Howard Community College for 7 weeks. As an intern [...]
One of our graduating seniors, Miracle Snowden, who likes working with children, expressed interest in the child care career field. When Prince George’s Community College offered a child care class as part of the Workforce Development Program partnership with High Road Schools, Miracle got very excited. She diligently got herself organized and prepared in every class she attended. She studied for her exams and asked for help with homework. Miracle showed responsibility and commitment during this course. She has just completed the 8 sessions and passed it with flying colors. Learn more about our school today. [...]