Since moving from our Primary school to High School, Kenyon has been an exemplary student. He is friendly, helpful, and understanding of his peers. He is polite, respectful, and courteous to staff. Always giving a smile and saying “Hi!”, Kenyon has recently become a Gold student. He has done excellent handling all of the responsibilities that come along with that title. He is extremely proud of his accomplishment and takes his role as a Gold student and role model to his fellow classmates extremely seriously. Learn more about our school today.
For the month of November, Ms. Rock has done an amazing job with supporting not only her 1:1 but other students within the classroom. She has been flexible in her role as a 1:1 and teacher assistant. Ms. Rock has worked to improve her integration of technology in order to help her students access their education. She has supported the teacher and her team through constant communication to ensure that virtual, as well as face to face education, is running smoothly. Learn more about our school today.
Michael Goodrich has been an indispensable member of the team this month. Michael has always been available and ready to handle all COVID medical-related issues as well as making sure the school is in compliance with all state and town regulations due to the Pandemic. He is always willing to check students and staff to ensure that everyone on the Wallingford Campus is safe and healthy. Learn more about our school today.
Jerome Lindsey has done an outstanding job since the beginning of the school year. He is currently applying for the Gold level. Last year, Jerome went for a student who would sleep most of the day; when awake, he would refuse to engage in his academics, achieving only the Yellow level. This year Jerome has made dramatic changes - now an exemplar student, he has grown into a leader within his classroom. He has set an example for his fellow classmates and has enjoyed the ability to engage more within the school community and even assists staff with various [...]
Our staff of the month for the summer is Ms. Buerkle! Ms. Buerkle just completed her first year with High Road School of Wallingford High School and has been a valuable member of our team. She has embodied the CORE 4 value of humility by never being afraid to ask questions and learn new methods to engage her students. Throughout the year, she has integrated novel studies, virtual tours using an iPad, and many hands-on learning projects. She encourages her students to make connections between the material and post-graduation life by giving examples of how skills can be used [...]
David Valderrama was selected as the staff of the month for May! Valderrama is a teaching assistant and was chosen due to his work ethic and commitment to educating the students during the Continuum of Learning. His ensures all student’s needs are met through Zoom sessions, phone calls, and other synchronous and asynchronous methods, which shows his dedication to educating students. He has communicated with staff every step of the way and sought guidance when students were having difficulty with concepts. He is always willing to offer suggestions to improve the experience of distance learning for both students and [...]
Since starting at High Road School of Wallingford, Mr. Estelle has been fearless in his approach. He is not afraid to ask questions and learn from his mistakes. Mr. Estelle has been a valuable team player over the past month. Mr. Estelle is someone that all members of the High Road community enjoy working with and has picked up the nuances of the role very quickly. Although he is somewhat new to the High Road team, he has wasted no time getting to know our model, establishing a rapport with the students, and taking initiative. If another classroom needs [...]
Jaiden was chosen for student of the month due to his academic and behavioral resiliency. Jaiden has been a model student in his time at High Road. While he has had ups and downs on his path he has persevered through the rough times and has always quickly ascended back to high behavior level. He is an important part of the High Road School of Wallingford High School and is relied upon to complete a variety of tasks around the school. Jaiden is a role model for other students at our school. Jaiden has shown a great improvement in [...]
Quaytin was selected for the student of the month due to his progress academically and socially over the past year. He has gone from having most of his academics delivered in a separate one-to-one setting, to attending rotations in his classroom setting with peers. He has also improved his behaviors dramatically and is now on blue level of our system- the second-highest level! He was even able to attend a Fun Friday trip to go roller skating for the first time- which he was very excited for! Mr. Berardesca, Operations Manager, praises Quaytin’s progress saying “Quaytin has shown tremendous growth [...]
Our student of the month for December is Liam! Liam has done a great job adjusting to a new classroom and making even more friends. He has risen to the challenges that come with switching classrooms such as advocating for himself as his teachers get to know him. In addition, Liam has set a goal to make it to Blue day 100. Right now, he is on day 85 and is doing a great job! Liam also helps around the school by holding school jobs. He helps serve lunch and with ice cream shop. Ms. Tatta, transition coordinator, says [...]