We're so excited that some of our students were re-awarded the Michael Cardin Scholarship! Some of our staff members are also recognized on page 10- we are so proud of them! Check out the bi-annual newsletter from MANSEF, the Maryland Association for our Non-Public Schools to read more. Learn more about our school today.
High Road Upper School celebrated bringing in the Christmas season by hosting a holiday party for students. There was music, dancing and of course food!!! A good time was had by all. What a way to start winter break! Happy Holiday’s to All! Learn more about our school today.
Malachi G. is a 10th grade student who is friendly and likes to laugh and have a good time but is also serious about his class work. Malachi always works hard in class, and listens to his teachers. Mr. Mattison said that Malachi is a pleasure to work with and is a student that you can count on to be a future leader. Maliki enjoys working on the computer and has expressed an interest in working in the hospitality industry when he graduates from high school. Good Luck Malachi and congratulations! Learn more about High [...]
Another Workforce Development Cohort from High Road Upper School has completed the 15-hour Childcare Teacher’s Aide course at Prince George’s community College. The 15- hour courses consisted of two classes: Basic early learning childcare techniques and communications techniques when working with parent. Students also learned to design a floor plan for a classroom and develop a basic lesson plan for a variety of age groups. All six members of the childcare cohort passed the end of course exam and are eligible -as certified by the state of Maryland- to work as teacher’s aide in licensed childcare facilities. After classes [...]
Atiya Cook is a blue level student who demonstrates role model and leadership qualities to her peers and staff. Initially, Atiya came to High Road Upper School unmotivated and unable to control her frustration with being in school. Within a short period of time, Atiya redirected her focus to a bigger goal. Daily use of her preferred coping skills has allowed her to be a successful student, and a pleasant person to be around. Atiya conducts herself with maturity, self-motivated, and resists the urge to be distracted by others. Congratulations, Atiya!Atiya says she is most proud of improving not only [...]
If you see a bunch of students wearing crazy hats out or Hawaiian shirts in the middle of winter, you may be witnessing the school celebration of Spirit Week!! High Road Upper school students celebrated Spirit Week!! 2019 from 28 October thru 1 November. The week serves to get students involved, working cooperatively on a common goal of promoting the school. This year’s daily activities consisted of wearing of favorite sports teams’ items, Throw-Back Tuesdays to the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, wacky Tacky Day and Halloween Costume Day. Visit our website to learn [...]
Devin Ingram is a 9th grade student at High Road Upper School. He came to us from the Lower School in September and Devin has excelled as a high school student! Every morning Devin comes to school with a smile on his face, ready to joke with the first staff member he sees. Upper School staff describes Devin as “helpful,” “thoughtful,” “wise,” and “sweet” and say he is “always in a joyful mood.” Devin’s his favorite subjects are Math and English and his dream is to play professional football as a running back. When Devin isn’t at [...]
Septembers student of the month is Sergio Gonzales. Sergio is silver level, on one of the highest behavior levels. Sergio has worked very hard to earn silver level and improve his social interaction skills and anger management. Sergio has been a student with High Road Upper for just under 3 years, and came to us with severe behaviors. Presently, Sergio completes assignments, volunteers in class, is friendly with his peers and staff, and is very respectful to others. Sergio is a pleasure to have in class, and he will even try to help his peers if he sees [...]
Vashann R. has been one of many students to standout at the High Road Upper School. Vashann has had numerous successes including achieving blue level. One of his biggest accomplishments occurred this spring when Vashan represented his school at the Jalen White Regional Spelling Bee held at Prince George’s Community College. Students from across the region participated with high energy and enthusiasm with attempts at earning the coveted first place trophy. In the end, Vashann R. from High Road Upper School was the last student standing and declared the winner! We are so proud of all of [...]