On Wednesday, June 3 professional adversity speaker and published author of Live with Honor, Turning Tragedy into Triumph, Michael Panus joined students from High Road Schools of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island via Zoom. The retired marine inspired High Road students by speaking about the tragedies in his life most notably, spending nearly four years in jail for causing the death of a good friend while drinking and driving as senior at Eastern Connecticut State University, and the power of positive thinking. Offering motivation, he encouraged students to be accountable for their actions, and to do the right thing. Panus [...]
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The Patch of Connecticut spotlighted a recent visit from Cutting Edge Barbershop to High Road School of Wallingford's in-school barbershop! The fades and trims took place in the on-campus barbershop, Hornet's Lounge, which serves as a training ground for students. Local barbers from the "Cutting Edge" volunteer their services in an effort to help students and know firsthand a new haircut can mean a boost of confidence, better self-image and new sense of normalcy. Additionally, FOX 61 stopped by and discussed the program with our staff as well. We are so proud of our students and thankful for Cutting Edge [...]