A Life-Changing Transformation: Drew’s Story

The phrase “life-changing” tends to be overused and often becomes a cliché. However, in the case of Drew, a 12th grade student at the High Road School of Cecil County (MD), the transformation he’s gone through in his nine years at the school has truly been life changing.  Communication Breakdown  As a young child, Drew experienced difficulties with communication, which led to several instances of behavioral issues. Because his classroom environment wasn’t equipped to handle students with communication deficiencies, Drew would respond to challenging situations with physical aggression and even, as Drew’s mom Kathy mentioned, destruction of a classroom.  Incidents [...]

A Life-Changing Transformation: Drew’s Story2022-06-16T14:39:28-04:00

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

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

High Road School of Cecil County goes to North Bay!

Students who were on Step 4 for several weeks leading up to the big North Bay Adventure camp trip enjoyed spending 3 entire days camping on the North East river with staff members. Students enjoyed things like hiking, zip lining, the big swing, beach volleyball, and more. They were joined by the High Road School of Baltimore and High Road School of Harford County. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

High Road School of Cecil County goes to North Bay!2022-04-18T14:33:59-04:00

High Road School of Cecil County Car Wash

The High Road School of Cecil County is hosting a car wash on April 29th at 11 AM to 3 PM. Students will be raising funds by hosting a car wash for $5 or any donation amount. Students will also be selling food during the event for $5. The event will take place in the school parking lot! We can't wait to see you there! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

High Road School of Cecil County Car Wash2022-04-04T17:23:46-04:00

High Road School of Cecil County Celebrates Black History Month

The students at High Road School of Cecil County and the Cecil Alternative Program worked throughout the month to create presentations that celebrated Black History Month. Students picked their own influential members to research based upon their interests such as music, space exploration, and sports. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

High Road School of Cecil County Celebrates Black History Month2022-03-07T17:20:33-05:00

Flag Football with High Road School of Harford County

Mr. Eric, Behavior Specialist for High Road School of Cecil County, coordinated a flag football game with neighboring High Road School of Harford County. All students who attended had be on step 3 or 4 to attend the event that was held at The Cecil Arena. The students had so much fun learning from "Coach Eric" as well as Mr. Fred, Ms. Jeanie, and Mr. Logan. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

Flag Football with High Road School of Harford County2022-02-14T16:31:20-05:00

Young Author’s Competition

Several of our students at The High Road School of Cecil County participated in the Young Author's Competition, submitting writing pieces about what Black History Month means to them. Below are the pieces from our finalists! “What Black History Month Means to Me” By: Drew Black History month is a time for reflection No equality deserves an objection Being treated unfairly makes me sad Watching my friends be wronged makes me mad Black History month we should all be proud Of those who didn’t follow the crowd Today we can all have fun At Strasburg, together as [...]

Young Author’s Competition2022-02-14T16:30:47-05:00

Two Students of the Month!

AJ was chosen as student of the month because of his extraordinary contagious smile and contagious positive attitude. AJ always lightens the mood and knows exactly how to get someone to laugh and turn their day around. AJ loves spending time with staff and his peers while in school listening to music, playing tag, taking walks, and giving fist bumps. AJ is doing an amazing job adjusting to the “new normal” while being in the building and has made amazing strides with his ability to communicate and follow directions. AJ radiates excitement everyday when [...]

Two Students of the Month!2022-02-14T16:30:15-05:00

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day to the Maryland State Police, Union Hospital, & The Conowingo Veteran’s Center! High Road School of Cecil County students and staff showed their love and appreciation for these individuals through handmade crafts, drawings, cards, and sweet treats! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

Happy Valentine’s Day2022-02-14T16:29:00-05:00