All around student of the month Serenity is a second-grade student at High Road School of Wallingford Primary/Middle. She is nicknamed Belle, after the Disney princess in school because she loves to read. She read over 200 books last school year including chapter books. She loves to play with dinosaurs when she is not reading. Serenity was nominated as the student of the month for her huge successes. She has made strides in her behavior intervention plan, increased her time in class safely and has near perfect attendance. A staff in her classroom said, “Serenity has not only been [...]
Wow, what a month! Mrs. Akeley our school social worker has been learning and using two new curriculums for this school year! The first curriculum is Zones of Regulation and the second curriculum is WhyTry. Zones of Regulation, see attached picture for her new bulletin board, is a great way for our students to understand how they are feeling physically and to be able to identify the emotion that correlates. Mrs. Akeley is using the Zones of Regulation program for the middle school students. “Zones of Regulations give students the tools to understand how their emotions impact their behavior [...]
Winter is a time to celebrate a lot of different and exciting holidays! We celebrate holidays like Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January and Presidents' day in February, where we celebrate our founding leaders and how far we have come with our country's presidency! Here at High Roads School of Wallingford, we are celebrating diversity and teaching our students about the great Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, and Jackie Robinson just to name a few. These influential people have made such a difference in our lives and in our country. The students and staff alike [...]
Student of the Month: Felix Felix is our December student of the month! Felix is one of our sixth grade all stars. Staff voted for Felix as he has shown much improvement since the beginning of the year and is consistently participating during all rotations! Mrs. Akeley stated, “Felix has worked so hard this year to learn and implement social skills. He is a kind and thoughtful community member.” We are so proud of you! Congratulations Felix and keep up the great work! Staff of the Month: Mr. Young Mr. Young is voted our December staff of the month. Mr. [...]
Sean is new to our school this year. He has been doing a great job transitioning to the school and classroom. He is on one of our highest level colors, Blue! The staff in the school voted on Sean because he is kind and friendly and is a hard worker. Congratulations Sean! Learn more about our school today.
High Road School’s staff of the month is Mrs. Rey! Mrs. Rey is one of the more veteran staff members we have. Staff voted for Mrs. Rey because of her amazing ability to engage her students. Staff appreciate her consistency to our school model too! “Mrs. Rey’s lessons are creative, fun and she always goes above and beyond especially with our remote learning. Staff respect her and I am honored to be working alongside her” Ms. Hartwich, Education Director. Learn more about our school today.
Annalise is our second student of the month for the 2020-2021 school year! She is one of our second-grade superstars. Staff who voted for Annalise say she is kind and demonstrates positive behaviors. She is on one of the highest-level colors, Blue. Annalise has done a wonderful job adjusting back to school in our unique school year. “Annalise works hard, and her personality brightens up the room.” - Ms. Hartwich, Education Director. Learn more about our school today.
Mrs. Rey, our staff member of the month, used her creative skills by coordinating a week of Halloween and fall activities - complete with fun music and glow sticks. The students participated in a pumpkin scavenger hunt and staff could not wait to play, too! Students played carnival games such as throw the ring on the octopus and knock down cans, dressed as characters such a black cat and zombie. Our middle school class listened to scary stories and students were able to have a Fall-themed weekly BINGO game. To end the week, we had [...]
Mr. Wolf has built extremely positive relationships with his students and all staff since onboarding with High Road School of Wallingford Primary/Middle. He has taken the initiative to run end of the day meetings when the director is unavailable. He always empowers students to make good choices, earn their day, and motivates them academically. Mr. Wolf has a positive energy about him that goes a long way with his students and staff. “Mr. Wolf has made huge strides in his professional growth since he started with High Road School of Wallingford Primary/Middle. He is always ready for a new challenge, [...]
Mr. Cox has remained a consistent presence for his 1:1 student even in times of turmoil. He has continued to utilize our schoolwide model consistently and with fidelity. Mr. Cox has shown empathy towards his student, and all students, but continues to hold them accountable for their behaviors. Mr. Cox is always willing to help students and staff within the classroom environment. He is extremely caring and always wants the best for the students within our building. He has done an amazing job with his individual student but continues to build relationships with all students and staff. Learn [...]