Life skills olympics help teach real world, practical crafts

Feeding off the positive energy, flashing of cameras and fast-paced competition, Mia Rooks helped her team bring home a trophy in the third annual life skills olympics. At the same time, the competition will help the 17-years-old with her transition plan of attending a four-year university to pursue a degree in social work. “It was an exciting energy, this is my second year going but my first year participating in it last year, I went and I cheered the team on,” Rooks said, “and this year, it was exciting. It’s very loud, but it’s a great energy and it’s nice [...]

Life skills olympics help teach real world, practical crafts2024-04-24T10:04:40-04:00

Ms. Lucas, Favorite Teacher

Ms. Lucas has had an extreme impact on not only the school but her students as well. She has three students transitioning back to their home schools and has another two students that are on silver and gold level. Around the building, she is a jack of all trades. She covers classrooms, holds quiet room doors, executes lesson plans, and sits in on meetings with her teacher when developing IEP goals for students. Ms. Lucas was chosen for this month's staff member of the month by the director due to her dedication to the model of the school. She constantly [...]

Ms. Lucas, Favorite Teacher2022-01-18T00:28:21-05:00

Ms. Barnes Is A Delight

Over the past month, Ms. Barnes has a school high of students on Blue Level with one of her students on Gold Level. Along with Mr. Singletary, (Instructional Assistant of the classroom) Ms. Barnes has students reading novels as a classroom as well as putting students through rigorous classwork that challenges their intellect as well as their grade level. Tough, gritty, funny, yet courteous, Ms. Barnes is a delight to have in the High Road Family. Ms. Barnes was selected for Staff Member of the Month by the director for her over the top dedication to educating our students as [...]

Ms. Barnes Is A Delight2022-01-18T00:28:22-05:00

Marques’ Success

Marques was enrolled in High Road the week prior to Thanksgiving in 2019. Since his enrollment, Marques has NEVER dropped his level and is regarded by his teacher and Instructional assistant as one of the more mature students in his classroom. Also since his enrollment, Marques has made significant success in his "iReady" testing. Completing an outstanding 80% of his lessons and having the most time logged into the program in the entire school. Here are some words from the Instructional Assistant of his class; Mr. Barnes "I am extremely pleased to have Marques as a student. He is quiet, [...]

Marques’ Success2022-01-18T00:34:20-05:00

Jacorri’s Leadership

Jacorri recently transitioned from the middle school classroom, into the high school classroom. Staff was a little worried about the transition but he definitely has been successful. Jacorri has been maintaining his level since entering the high school classroom. Jacorri also completes all of his school work which has earned him passing grades for the quarter. Jacorri has become a leader of the classroom and we look forward to him to continue to climb the ladder! Learn more about our school today.

Jacorri’s Leadership2022-01-18T00:34:45-05:00

Where Are They Now: Lazarus

Lazarus K. was a student of High Road for three years. Last school year, he was able to transition out and start attending his home high school. When Lazarus first came to High Road, he had difficulty staying on task, monitoring his behavior, and respecting others. It wasn't until his final year at High Road where Lazarus was able to put all the pieces together and do what it took to go to his home high school. The Transition Coordinator met with Lazarus and asked him what he took out of the High Road Experience: "I used to hate it [...]

Where Are They Now: Lazarus2022-01-18T00:28:35-05:00

Thank You Ms. Curtis

Ms. Curtis was chosen by Mr. Daniels to be the Staff Member of the Month! Ms. Curtis is well-deserving of the award and we are so thankful for all of her tireless hard work and dedication. Ms. Curtis' students have lead the entire school in lessons passed in "iReady" percentages. She has worked tirelessly to develop personalized lesson plans, detailed IEP reports, and creative ways to get student to learn. Learn more about High Road School today!

Thank You Ms. Curtis2022-01-18T00:28:42-05:00

Nalani’s Progress and Achievements

Through her efforts, Nalani has elevated herself to one of the most mature young ladies in the building. She is a constant help in passing out lunch and breakfast, working with the school's admin to file papers and decorate the school, and cleans up after school events. Nalani was rewarded with Student of the Month by our director Mr. Daniels for her excellent behavior and ongoing attention to her classwork. Every day, Nalani works to improve her attitude toward her peers, as well as working even harder to gain trust from the staff. Nalani is so proud of [...]

Nalani’s Progress and Achievements2022-01-18T00:28:43-05:00

Blowing Away The Competition

Branden has blown away the rest of his peers when it comes to his i-Ready results. Branden leads the school not only in login time, but also in lessons passed. Every day, Branden does not have to be reminded to get on his i-Ready and is usually the first one on the computer. Since the beginning of the school year, Branden has improved two grade levels in his reading and one level in his math. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

Blowing Away The Competition2022-01-18T00:29:03-05:00

Student of the Month: Jeremiah

What has Jeremiah accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Jeremiah has earned and maintained his status in the level system all the way to GOLD. He has been on gold level for a couple of weeks and has been a constant example for his peers. Jeremiah has stayed out of trouble around him and has been a stellar student in the classroom. Here are some words from his teacher Ms. Barnes: “Since he started in my class, Jeremiah has been on a one track mind to do whatever he has to in [...]

Student of the Month: Jeremiah2022-01-18T00:35:24-05:00