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HRA is sponsoring a food drive in partnership with Food on the 15th, a program that collects and delivers non-perishable food to low-income older adults in Howard County. The school will be accepting donations, including plain cereals, canned fruits and vegetables, soups and other healthy items, from Monday, Nov. 28th through Monday, Jan. 9th. Please see the flyer for full details, and feel free to contact the school if you have any questions. Learn more about our school today.
Every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. At High Road Academy of PG they celebrated by learning about different Hispanic countries, culture, and history. Each class was assigned a country and they had to explain those various topics through pictures, writing and graphs. The students even indulged in different Hispanic cuisine. Learn more about our school today.
Makala Allen is a 10th grade student at High Road Upper School and is currently enrolled in the Prince George’s Community College’s Workforce Development Program’s 15 hour Childcare Teacher’s Aide certification program. “I want to take childcare class because I like children and I enjoy watching children. I also want to learn to have patience. Children are very hard to deal with but I want to learn to manage with them. Working with children is a privileged. I like watching children grow up and be something in life. I want to be able to work at a good [...]
Emanuel will be graduating in June 2020 from High Road Upper School. Emmanuel is interested in working with children when he graduates and is well on his way to following his dream after completing the childcare phase of the childcare Teacher’s aide certification program at Prince George’s Community College’s workforce development program. Next up for Emmanuel? The communication phase of the course and then an internship opportunity at a local center. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School
Jeremy Franklin is joining us for his second year here at High Road Lower School as our Transition Coordinator. During the month of October, Jeremy went above and beyond working to help our students and staff. Jeremy dropped everything to step in at the last minute and lead our Fall Flag Football game for students. He also works hard every day to support each and every classroom by pulling students for breaks, coordinating student jobs around the school and even filling in to teach a lesson when needed. The entire staff knows they can count on Jeremy to [...]
This October our Elementary student of the month is Gerald Wilson-Branch. Gerald is a very hard-working 4th grade student in Ms. Kavney’s class here at High Road Lower School. This month Gerald has displayed model Blue level behavior. He is always willing to answer questions in class, he finishes his assignments on time and he works diligently to make the best grades possible. Gerald also volunteers to help his peers and his teachers whenever he gets the chance. Gerald continues to impress our staff with his positive attitude and dedication to learning on a daily basis. Our [...]
What has Darian done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Darian is a very hard-working 5th grade student in Mr. Koffi’s class here at High Road Lower School. This month Darian has displayed exemplary Blue level behavior. He is always willing to participate in class and is eager to share his answers and ideas. He does a great job of staying on task and completing his class-work and homework in a timely manner. Darian’s homeroom staff tells us “He is very polite, and a pleasure to work with,” and that “Darian works well [...]
Ms. Kemp planned an awesome academic field trip for her 6th and 7th grade Science classes! The group visited the Watkins Nature Center of Prince George’s County to become more acquainted with elements of nature. The workshop students attended focused on the three rock groups, how they are created and where they come from. Students conducted experiments to help them identify the rocks by how hard or soft they are- they also worked on identifying rocks based on whether or not they could float! Every student who attended the workshop got to take home a piece of quartz as a [...]
Devin Jones is joining us for his second year here at High Road Lower School as an Assistant Teacher in one of our Middle School classrooms. There are countless reasons why Devin has been voted Staff of the Month. These reasons include his willingness to help whenever necessary, his dedication to the team and his diligence in using the High Road Model on a daily basis. Devin has created a great rapport with our students and is known to support any staff that is in need. After seeing Devin’s hard work every day, it’s not surprising that [...]