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2603, 2020

March Student of the Month – Ethan

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School San Joaquin|

What has this student done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Ethan shows respect to others, works really hard even at the subjects he doesn't quite understand and has shown empathy towards staff and students. Provide feedback from a teacher or staff member on why this student is Student of the Month "Ethan is hard-working, enormously respectful, and a role model to his peers." [...]

2403, 2020

Science Fair

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Sierra Academy had a school-wide science fair on Wednesday March 11th. Each classroom spent the month of February learning about the scientific method and agreeing on a project to complete as a class to present to the rest of the school. Each classroom worked hard and created poster boards and designated a student representative from each class to explain their projects to the other students and staff. The projects [...]

2403, 2020

March Staff of the Month – Mr. Storniolo

By |March 24th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

What impact has this staff had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Storniolo is a teacher of extreme passion. He deeply cares and goes above and beyond in his work with each individual student. Why did other staff members select this person as Staff of the Month? When you walk into his classroom you can see his dedication to his programming. It is very admirable. [...]

2303, 2020

March Staff Of The Month

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Sierra School at Eastern: Lower School|

What impact has this staff had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Jackson always takes the time to offer a kind word of encouragement to both staff and students. He looks to build up the self-esteem of our students and focus on the positive no matter the situation. Why did other staff members select this person as Staff of the Month? Mr. Jackson always takes [...]

1903, 2020

Former Student Gives Advice to Current Students

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

In an effort to have a variety of speakers help our students explore their futures beyond high school, our Transition Coordinator facilitated a visit from former High Road School of Hartford student Demar Porter. Demar is currently an ISC Desktop Service Technician for Travelers Insurance of Hartford. Demar began by speaking about his reasons for coming to High Road as a student and how it impacted his life. He [...]

1903, 2020

Breakfast Club

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Upper Sacramento|

Our transition class participated in Breakfast Club this week where they made a special breakfast for all staff and club members! We are quite impressed with their cooking skills! Learn more about our school today.

1903, 2020

“Trading Spaces” comes to Hartford

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

In the fall of 2019, the high school was able to procure a few new rooms for student use. We chose to follow the model of some of the other High Roads in our area and transformed an empty space into what we are calling ‘The Exhilaration Station’. With the help of Mr. Rizzo, Connecticut High Roads Jack of all Trades, Operations Manager Ms. Russo and Director Mrs. McDonald, [...]

1903, 2020

The Cell Structure – Almost Like a City

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

As the students learn about cells, and the various functions that are carried out within them, each are tasked with researching different organelles and contributing in creating a large 3-D model, to display for the rest of the school. With only the slightest push, they’re off creating their own organelles to add to the display, utilizing what they have learned and adding in their own creative spin. Some [...]

1703, 2020

Staff of the Month

By |March 17th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Windham County|

Our staff of the month is Mr. Gresh, a Teacher Assistant at the High Road School of Windham County. Mr. Gresh has been a TA at HRS since August 2018 at different locations, easily adjusting to each school. He is always willing to help wherever the need is greatest and goes above and beyond on a daily basis to make sure everything in the classroom is running smoothly. [...]

1203, 2020

Academic Career Transition Spotlight

By |March 12th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Sierra’s ACT program, or Academic Career Transition program, works hard on teaching student’s community-based instruction as well as continuing to work on core academics that will help further students’ abilities in college and the workplace. The students are very passionate about their program and love to share all they do with the team and families. Please read some of the highlighted journals from our students in transition! These are [...]

1203, 2020

February Student of the Month – Patrick

By |March 12th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Livermore|

What has this student done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Before Patrick came to our program he was doing half days without any demands. He started our program mid January on full days and was immediately frustrated when he was on red. As a kid who thrives in a positively reinforced environment it was not long before Patrick got accustomed to our level [...]

1103, 2020

March Staff of the Month – Ms. Charmaine

By |March 11th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School San Joaquin|

What impact has this staff had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Charmaine stepped right into her role as a TA, acting as a leader by assisting staff with learning our computer systems, coordinating more efficient transportation routes, and filling in as an ongoing sub when desperately needed. Ms. Charmaine is highly regarded and respected by students, and often sought out as a preferred staff [...]

1003, 2020

Nathan Is A Great Friend To All

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School of Solano County: Day Rehab, Sierra School: Solano County|

Nathan helps all of his classmates all of the time, he is the classroom tech help, he always helps clean up without being asked, He completes his work and works well with all of his peers. He is also very considerate of others' feelings. Nathan is just willing to be where ever he is needed. He participates in all school activities and is a great friend to all. After [...]

1003, 2020

Thank You, Mr. R!

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School Thompson|

This month, we're shining the spotlight on Mr. R! We are so proud of him and all he has done this school year. Mr. R goes out of his way to help students and staff when needed. All of our students love taking VTO’s with Mr. R and his colleagues are impressed by his hard work and dedication each and every day. Learn more about our school [...]

1003, 2020

Frida’s Positive Impact

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Main Street|

Frida has caught on to the TA position quickly. She goes beyond her duties frequently. Frida has made a positive impact on her students and is an asset to her peers. Frida volunteers to help out in any way possible in and outside of the classroom. She translates for our Spanish speaking parents in all of our classrooms and is always in good spirits! Frida has shown to be [...]

1003, 2020

Ms. Dee Sparks Joy

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

Ms. Darienne Martin-Baker, lovingly referred to as “Ms. Dee” by staff and students, sparks joy. As a High School Assistant Teacher, she’s an all-time favorite for VTO’s, frequently full of infectious energy, and honestly great hugs. She’s a bit like a school mascot here at Sierra School at Barrett in a uniform of overalls and Birkenstocks. When we asked students, “What makes Ms.Dee great?” Most said she’s welcoming, friendly, [...]

1003, 2020

Ms. Denise Is A Natural Leader

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School San Joaquin|

Denise has encouraged and supported staff. Denise is a go-to when navigating complicated student scenarios. Denise models healthy boundaries for staff and students. Denise is the first to volunteer when help is needed. Staff always look for Ms. Denise for guidance and support. She always is there with a smile on her face no matter the situation. We depend on her and she never lets us down. She's a [...]

1003, 2020

Thank You Mike Brooke!

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Mike Brooks is a leader and coach to all staff. He creates a professional demeanor that is welcoming to the team. We are lucky to have him on our team! Mike Brooks has gone above and beyond to collaborate with the team to help create a successful program for the students we serve. We are all lucky to work alongside Mike Brooks! Learn more about our school [...]

1003, 2020

We Are Lucky To Have Ms. Williams

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Upper Sacramento|

Ms. Williams has continued to get more students than ever involved in our Workability program. Ms. Williams has taken initiative in organizing campus-wide events this month and ensuring everything is planned in advance down to the very last detail. Ms. Williams is a positive role model for both staff and students and continues to show leadership in many different areas around the campus. We are so lucky to have [...]

1003, 2020

We Are Lucky To Have Ms. Koen

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Upper Sacramento|

Ms. Koen has been with Sierra School for 2 years now and moved from a TA position into a teaching position very quickly. Her dedication, patient nature, and hard work make it apparent that she is a star on campus. Over the past month, Ms. Koen has dealt with lots of crisis situations and lots of really tough IEP’s. Through it, all she has continued to hold herself to [...]

1003, 2020

Ms. Facio Is A Great Role Model

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School at Eastern: Lower School|

Ms. Facio is a staff in one of our BEST model classrooms and is a great example of how the model should be implemented. Ms. Facio is a great role model for her coworkers and students. She has a great attitude that other staff look up to and strive to learn from. “Ms. Facio shows up every day with a smile and a positive attitude greeting her students warmly [...]

1003, 2020

Ms. Masten’s Great Attitude

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School at Eastern: Lower School|

Ms. Masten started with Sierra School in March 2019. Since her start, she has become a vital part of the team. She has the perfect combination of having a great sense of humor with the students but also holding them accountable. Students and staff admire and respect Ms. Masten because of her great qualities. Often times, students will do extra work, just so that they can spend their earned [...]

1003, 2020

Congrats Ms. Dash

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Livermore|

Ms. Dash recently joined us for the opening of our new classroom. With a background in behavior management ranging from small children to teens, she was the perfect fit for the new classroom. She has focused on building rapport with the new students to make them feel more at home in their new environment. Her ability to recognize antecedents and deescalate situations helps our students and classroom to run [...]

1003, 2020

March Staff of the Month – Mr. Miller

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Solano County|

What impact has this staff had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Miller has a positive attitude and is always willing to help his colleagues. His classroom is well organized and his calm demeanor adds to his positive classroom structure and culture. Why did other staff members select this person as Staff of the Month? Mr. Miller is always calm and level headed, even in [...]

1003, 2020

Mr. Enriquez Puts Students First

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

Mr. Enriquez is always willing to help any student in any classroom and is always there for students when they need extra help, whether it be from needing help with work or how to work through some difficult feelings. Mr. Enriquez has been a crucial part in helping us develop our transition program for our 18-21-year-old students. Mr. Enriquez is always praising our students and implementing fun incentives for [...]

1003, 2020

Ms. Yezi Is A Team Player

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Middle/HS)|

Ms. Yezi has been a very key player in the classroom and outside of the classroom. The students respect her and are always seeking her out for assistance with any subject. Staff members at our program have stated that Ms. Yezi is a team player, dependable and very knowledgeable in her role. Ms. Yezi has been an all-around go-to person and can be found bouncing from being a one [...]

1003, 2020

Music Club

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Upper Sacramento|

Music Club is underway at Sierra School at Marconi. Students on level can participate 2x a week in this club where Teacher, Mrs. Oladapo teaches the students songs and leads them through vocal instruction and exercises. The students will perform during one of the half time basketball games, right now they are working on the inspirational song, “Rise Up.” We are looking forward to seeing our students perform! [...]

1003, 2020

Mr. Wolf’s Positive Energy

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

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 [...]

1003, 2020

Mr. Cox Is a Consistent Presence

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

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 [...]

1003, 2020

Ms. Lucas, Favorite Teacher

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

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 [...]

1003, 2020

Ms. Barnes Is A Delight

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

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 [...]

1003, 2020

Tasha’s Hardwork

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Southern Delaware|

Tasha has been working so hard at our new IDC in Woodbridge Middle School! The staff has noticed her seamless implementation of our behavior modification system and unique rotation system. She is always working hard to help the students improve both academically and behaviorally! Tasha is a great leader in the classroom and is the first staff to help others! She has a positive and outgoing personality that radiates [...]

1003, 2020

Ms. Cordova Steps Up

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

Ms. Cordova is such a helpful staff member, she is always willing to lend a hand and take lead without hesitation. The students are receptive to her instruction and she builds a good rapport with each of them even those not in her classroom. Ms. Cordova was selected because she was able to take lead when the classroom teacher took a short leave of absence. She facilitated and executed [...]

1003, 2020

Thank You Mr. Bancroft

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

Mr. Bancroft joined the Hartford Primary team after the school year was already in full swing but appears as a staff who has been here for a long time. Mr. Bancroft is assigned to one of the elementary classrooms and can often be found taking students on their breaks and working on engaging activities with his assigned student. Mr. Bancroft has a positive and calm energy when dealing with [...]

1003, 2020

Ms. Mejia Is A Team Player

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

Ms. Mejia over the past month and in general is the definition of consistency. Ms. Mejia can be counted on for constructive feedback and consistency not only in the classroom with students but with the staff as well. She is always willing to help and teach as well as correct as needed. Staff chose Ms. Mejia because she is a team-player. She is willing to help wherever she is [...]

1003, 2020

Jesus Is A True Star

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road Providence Student Spotlight, High Road School: Providence|

Jesus has worked hard to achieve student of the month. He has remained on blue level consistently. He has also worked hard in learning the English language and building relationships with his peers. He takes redirection well and is able to positively reflect and respond to various situations within the classroom. Jesus has really shown a lot of growth in our program and is such a pleasure to have [...]

1003, 2020

Yamato Steak House of Japan

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Windham County|

On Friday, February 28th, our students, along with students from our neighboring High Roads School, met at Yamato Steak House of Japan, a hibachi restaurant. Yum! The students ventured out of their comfort zones and tried new foods for the first time. They also met and interacted with new friends practicing the life skills and social skills taught in class. We are so proud at how well they [...]

1003, 2020

Mystic Aquarium

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Windham County|

Our school met with three other surrounding High Roads schools for a day at Mystic Aquarium, a hands-on marine aquarium in Mystic, CT. While at the Aquarium, students were able to pet stingrays, and observe penguins, along with many other species of marine mammals, fish, invertebrates, and reptiles. They also watched the California Sea Lions show and experienced a 4D movie called “Being Dolphin." [...]

1003, 2020

March Staff of the Month – Ms. Brown

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Upper Sacramento|

What impact has this staff had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Brown transitioned into working with our mod/severe population at the start of the semester. Since starting, Ms. Brown has hit the ground running, she has provided the classroom and her 1:1 aide with her positivity, work ethic and caring nature. Why did other staff members select this person as Staff of the Month? [...]

903, 2020

February Student of the Month – Yanniel

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

What has this student done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Yanniel started at High Road School in November. Yanniel has made a great effort both academically and behaviorally. Despite having a brief set back, he bounced back with a positive attitude to get back on blue level. Yanniel has demonstrated excellent behavior in the classroom, setting an example for his peers. He attends [...]

903, 2020

Sharing Valentine’s with the Senior Center

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

At our school, students work with our social workers individually and in small group sessions. Through recreational and other activities, our social workers assist students in building self-esteem, applying social skills and practicing leadership along with team participation. Our social workers, Mrs. Conley and Mrs. Boyajian, wanted our students to spread happiness on Valentine’s Day. Students worked individually and together to create unique valentines for residents at a [...]

903, 2020

Lauren Goes Above And Beyond

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Primary)|

Lauren is very dedicated to the success of our program. She encourages all staff and students to be the best they can be. We appreciate her very much! She goes above and beyond to make sure that all staff and students are safe and set up for success. Their determination and care for everyone and everything they do is admirable and contagious throughout the building. She is always there [...]

903, 2020

Mr. Rivera Is A Quick Learning

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

Mr. Rivera recently joined our team and has seamlessly become a strong, supportive member of our school family. Mr. Rivera is always willing to help his colleagues and students in any way needed. Mr. Rivera has consistently supported all of his colleagues and is often times the first person to come to a call or support a classroom when needed. Mr. Rivera works really well with the students and [...]

903, 2020

Mrs. Carrillo Rocks!

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

Mrs. Carrillo always helps out wherever she is needed. She helps to make sure that the school has an inventory of necessary items that allow our school to run smoothly. The staff chose Ms. Carrillo as staff of the month for February because she is never afraid to step away from her duties at the front desk to support staff and students alike. She wears many hats at [...]

903, 2020

Thank You Ms. Miranda

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

Ms. Miranda has a great attitude and is very polite and always willing to help out. She has quickly built a rapport with students and consistently holds them accountable. She always supports staff and can be flexible when needed. Ms. Hartwich, the classroom teacher that works with Ms. Miranda boasts, “She has been an asset to our school. She has been very flexible in doing what is asked or [...]

903, 2020

Mr. Exzavier Lends A Hand

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

Mr. Exzavier is consistent with his support of new staff, students, and the program as a whole. He is always willing to lend a hand and all the staff knows that they can go to him for help and ideas. As a coworker, Mr. Exzavier is always open to feedback, takes the time to listen to other suggestions, and opinions. He brings positive energy to the building on a [...]

903, 2020

Laura’s Strong Willingness to Learn

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

Laura came on board to the Harford County High Road School at the start of the 2019-2020 school year with a strong willingness to learn, a passion for the school, students and staff. This attitude and momentum have been kept up through the start of the new year. Laura consistently serves not only as a social worker but also as support staff to the classroom teachers. She makes her [...]

903, 2020

Ms. Luciano’s Positive Attitude

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

Ms. Luciano has formed a great bond with her assigned student, the students in her classroom, and students and throughout the school building. She is always there to give a helping hand whenever needed for both students and staff. Her positive attitude is so contagious to everyone around her. "Ms. Luciano has been a great support for our school. She has been able to help develop creative plans for [...]

903, 2020

Ms. Booze’s Achievements

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

Ms. Booze has made herself available for all staff and students. She has assisted and organized the basketball team, heads the transportation department, and is an overall positive school culture representative. She is also helpful and friendly with colleagues and provides assistance to students in crisis. Ms. Booze is also developing her leadership skills by sitting in on intake meetings and interview panel providing a good description to potential [...]

903, 2020

Brandon’s Positive Relationships

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Brandon is a strong advocate for the children that he serves and maintains positive relationships with both students and his co-workers. He is a fantastic role model for our students. He goes above and beyond, doesn't hesitate to do things when asked, and he is a really good team player. Brandon is very proactive in working with the students. The students feel safe with Brandon. He is a therapeutic [...]

903, 2020

Congratulations Breyon

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Breyon is a well-recognized and liked member of our school! He has worked hard for his Gold Level and Transition. He recently earned Gold Level in the program and began the transition to a mainstream high school. He also obtained his work permit and began working with the local Animal Shelter. Learn more about our school today.

803, 2020

Taco Tuesday Fun

By |March 8th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

Ms. Barnes decided to treat her class to a Taco Tuesday Fiesta due to them increasing their iReady overall scores. Her students were having difficulty staying on task and focusing on their iReady testing and the overall grades and results were starting to drop from the stellar levels they were at the beginning of the year. Ms Barnes corralled her students together and asked them what they needed in [...]

803, 2020

High Road CPR and First Aid Achievers

By |March 8th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

The Staff of High Road Of Southern Maryland were tasked with all becoming CPR and First Aid certified. A representative of The American Red Cross came in and provided lessons on CPR as well as Fire and Rescue tactics. The staff were provided with practice dummies and applied what they learned from the course to hands on. Also, the American Red Cross representative brought a simulator to teach the [...]

703, 2020

Middle Schooler’s Go To Work

By |March 7th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

Souther Maryland's younger students have had a rise in not only iReady results, but in overall grades as well. Students have really brought into the model of the school and are going to their teacher Ms. Smith, but their instructional assistant Mr. Barnes when they have troubles with work or questions with work that was given. Mr. Barnes provides a new and innovative way of teaching lessons to [...]

703, 2020

National Pancake Day

By |March 7th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

Fun Friday field trip to celebrate National Pancake day! Our students enjoy Fun Friday Field Trips when they are on blue level in or behavior system. Students who are on blue level have exhibited positive behaviors and consistently participate in their academics. Each Friday, different outing are scheduled: going to the movies, trampoline park, science center, ice skating, and other fun activities. Since National Pancake Day was on [...]

703, 2020

Black History Month

By |March 7th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

Our middle school classrooms spent the past month learning about Black history month. Some of the activities included reading about current events and connecting them to their historical context and reading biographies of famous African Americans who have impacted our country. The last project for the unit was a culminating activity for both Mr. Beck’s and Mr. Catanzaro’s classrooms to complete together. The students each had portions of a [...]

603, 2020

Thank You Ms. Ashley

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

Ms. Ashley has been a great support during student check-ins, bathroom breaks, and covering classrooms. Ms. Ashley was nominated for teacher of the month because she always has a positive attitude and is quick to jump in and help. She has planned all the major events and is still able to run the front desk properly. Mrs. Ashley greets everyone who walks in our doors with a smile no [...]

603, 2020

What Would We Do Without Stacy?

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

Stacy has been a part of creating behavior intervention plans for students in the BEST Model; as well as assisting Academic teachers with creating plans for their students. She is energetic and engaging when interacting with the students and staff. She is an advocate for each student and makes a difference for students that need unique solutions. She is always willing to make changes based on their needs and [...]

603, 2020

Where Are They Now?

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

Class of 2018 graduate Jordan Greene is currently a student at Prince George's County Community College majoring in Psychology with aspirations to open his own counseling office specializing in Family Counseling. In addition to being a full-time student, Jordan also has a part-time job at Ledo's Pizza but is currently interviewing for other positions in the event planning field. When asked how High Road Academy prepared him to [...]

603, 2020

Ms. April Encouragement

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

April has done an amazing job with both staff and students. She has done a great job of encouraging and being patient with some of the more challenging students. She does holiday crafts with Legos for all of the students and staff. April was able to get the majority of the staff certified in CPR and First Aid. She was patient and clear with her directions during the training. [...]

603, 2020

Ms. Danielle Is An Inspiration

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

The impact Ms. Danielle has on everyone is she is the engine that drives this ship. Our fearless leader, that is the glue that holds it all together. The impact she has on students is a therapeutic one. She talks to the kids in such a therapeutic tone whether they are in crisis or not. This month, like every month, Danielle inspires her team. We believe all staff [...]

603, 2020

Congratulations Bridget & Erin

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Our February nominees are Bridget (Caroline Innovative Pathways Lead Teacher) and Erin (Caroline Innovative Pathways Assistant Teacher). Bridget and Erin are both new to us this year and together started a new program with flying colors. They are both highly driven to a standard of excellence in the classroom. They completely revamped the room and created a warm learning environment, not only in the physical sense but through true [...]

603, 2020

2020 Fun Friday Outings

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School Phoenix|

Students who earn Blue status participate in off campus outings on Fridays. These outings include trips to parks, museums, factories and local events. Our students enjoy the time off campus and practice social skills that will enable them to be successful members of their school and community. Learn more about our school today.

603, 2020

Mr. Shroyer Is Our Team Leader

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Capital Academy, Capital Academy: Spotlight|

Mr. Shroyer has done an excellent job in his new role as Team Leader and we are proud to name him Staff of the Month! He is constantly working diligently to educate himself in his areas of improvement while continuing to thrive in behavioral intervention with our students. Staff and students rely heavily on him throughout the day. Mr. Shroyer is always there to support anyone in our building even [...]

603, 2020

School Wide Monthly Incentive

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School Phoenix|

In the month of February, Sierra School of Phoenix students and staff set a goal to work together on increasing the amount of time every student spends in class and increasing instructional time by reducing the amount of physical management incidents that occur over the month. After a careful review of monthly physical management data, students and staff determined that a 25% reduction in physical management would be a [...]

603, 2020

Mr. Landry’s Positive Attitude

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: BEST Academy|

Kyle joined us in the Fall of this year, entering the Special Education field for the first time since completing his BA in Psychology. He has a strong commitment to youth with special needs, having been involved in adaptive karate locally. He quickly has become an integral part of the BEST Academy community. He is willing to work with any student, building strong connections with even the most complex [...]

603, 2020

Hands on science is the best!

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Primary)|

Who doesn’t love some science experiments?? In Ms. L’s class they are making edible slime with starbursts, and also digging for gemstones. You never know what kind of surprise you will get, but the students enjoyed using some of their strength to break apart rocks and find the beautiful Geodes waiting inside. As always safety comes first! Learn more about our school today. [...]

603, 2020

Kareem’s Willingness To Help

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Goodridge Academy|

Since his arrival at WCGA Kareem has demonstrated consistent attendance, above-average grades and been a role model for students in the building. Kareem's calm cool demeanor and respectfulness has earned him Pledge status in the building and can be counted on to bring on new students. "Kareem is always willing to help out the teachers in the building. He often takes the role of running every assembly or helping [...]

603, 2020

Wyatt’s Goal For Himself

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Bucyrus|

Wyatt had made it to gold this past month. He is always willing to help staff and students whenever it is needed. Wyatt is always on task when he is given work to do. "Wyatt has worked really hard in the classroom to be a positive influence on his peers. He has remained on blue consistently and continues to move up day by day. Wyatt has branched out and [...]

603, 2020

Thanksgiving Feast

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Primary)|

Boy did we have a ton of food and a lot of family and friends to celebrate and be thankful for! Our Thanksgiving feast was a huge success and something all of our students looked forward to. Everyone was willing to lend a helping hand in getting our school decorated and set up for our families. Our students created center pieces, art work to decorate the halls, made place [...]

603, 2020

Randy’s Improved Academics

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Sonoma County|

Since the turn of the calendar year, Randy has made a concerted effort to improve his academic abilities. He works diligently with his classroom teachers on tutorials that are specifically designed to advance his reading fluency, reading comprehension, and math calculation skills. Randy has demonstrated improved social interactions and has spent the majority of the past two months on our highest privileged behavioral level. These developments have allowed Randy [...]

603, 2020

Wendy’s Growth!

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School Sonoma County: Spotlight, Sierra School: Sonoma County|

Wendy has blossomed in the past two months of the school year into one of our most consistently responsible high school students. Always a kind and respectful student toward staff members, Wendy has developed positive relationships with her peers and become a mentor/role model for our elementary students during this time. She has also taken on an active role in her academic program and earned many credits toward graduation [...]

603, 2020

Sean’s New Found Courage

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy of Scottsdale|

Our character trait for January & February is courage. Sean has shown great courage these last two months by doing things that were difficult for him in the past. Sean struggled with going off-campus when he first started at Sierra Academy. He would refuse to get in the school van to go anywhere. In the last two months, Sean has gone off-campus for a field trip to the zoo, [...]

603, 2020

Big Winners

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Primary)|

A couple of lucky students and staff were able to have some fun and experience the Casino for a day. All the boys enjoyed the action at the arcade and also devoured some awesome pizza from Pepe’s. Everyone left a lucky winner with some souvenirs and prizes won for their mad skills at arcade games. Learn more about our school today. [...]

603, 2020

Watching Tony Grow

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Upper Sacramento, Sierra Upper Student Spotlight|

Tony has made great strides in his academic work and also his self-regulation skills. He has demonstrated how to be a good friend and improved his social skills. He has done a great job of removing himself from bad situations and getting help from adults with difficult peer situations. We are so proud of Tony and are excited to watch him continue to grow! Learn more about [...]

603, 2020

Manny’s Accomplishments

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Middle/HS), High Road School: New London (Middle/HS) Spotlight|

Manny has been able to stay true to himself since he stepped foot into our school. He gets along with everyone no matter what grade or age. Manny works really hard inside of the classroom to stay focused on his academics. He has no problem being a leader to some of his younger peers. Manny really has a great spirit and seems to really enjoy being at school each [...]

603, 2020

Kiara Is A Pleasure To Have At School

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

Kiara joined us here at the High School a year and a half ago. Kiara is a hard-working student that has been able to strengthen her language skills and level of independence while in the Fifth Year Transition Program. Kiara is a pleasure to have in the program! “At job sites, Kiara works hard and always does her best to stay on task. She accepts redirections well and is [...]

603, 2020

Happy 100 days on Blue to Ethan

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

Happy 100 days on Blue to Ethan! Ethan is our classroom historian and root beer connoisseur. He has worked hard this school year to use his coping skills appropriately and communicate with staff his academic or behavioral needs. Congratulations Ethan, we are so proud of you, keep up the great work! Ethan enjoys reading in his free time and on Thursday’s joins lunchtime book club! Ethan also loves to [...]

603, 2020

Halloween Time

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Primary)|

“Trick or Treat, give me something good to eat”- The student’s at NL Primary had much excitement on our recent Halloween event. Some chose to dress up as ninjas, mine craft characters, witches and more, while others just enjoyed all the tasty treats we had to offer. Their afternoon consisted of traveling from stop to stop to answer a quick trivia fact before receiving a tasty snack, and decorating [...]

603, 2020

We Are Incredibly Proud of Francisco

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Francisco has consistently held a high level in the program and will be beginning his transition to mainstream middle school this month. We are incredibly proud of the work he has done and know that he is too. Francisco is always so respectful to staff and responsible for his schoolwork. He is the first to offer help and always has a smile on his face. We love having Francisco [...]

603, 2020

Fall Fun!

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Primary)|

Thankfully our students didn’t get lost forever in the corn maze at Scott’s Orchard. They had a great time using those detective skills to find their way home though. They also were nice enough to think of everyone back at school and brought us some delicious apple cider donuts! Thanks guys! Learn more about our school today.

603, 2020

Dino Land!

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Primary)|

Exciting news…we met some DINOSAURS! The first fun Friday field trip this year a few of our blue students got to go back in time and experience some life size dinosaurs at Nature’s Art Dinosaur Place. What a sight to see, they went hunting for dinosaurs all through the hiking trails and almost got lost in a MAZEasaurus, but were able to escape and left no one behind. They [...]

603, 2020

New and Exciting VTO Spaces!

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Primary)|

Over the summer we moved some things around and made some adjustments which created three new (voluntary time-out) VTO rooms. We have the galaxy room which kids use as a “chill zone” and a place to lay down or relax in a bean bag chair, it also offers body socks which some kids use as “cocoons” to help calm their bodies down. We have the movement room which is [...]

603, 2020

Welcome Back!

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Primary)|

Welcome back, we are very excited to start the new school year with some familiar faces as well as some new staff and students. We would like to welcome Carolyn Moretti who is currently a 1:1 to one of our students in the middle school room, and Kelly Baty who is a special education teacher for our middle school classroom. As always we are very excited to see [...]

503, 2020

Choosing our School Mascot

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

Over the course of the last semester, High Road students and staff undertook the challenge of deciding on a school mascot. We worked together to identify the characteristics of High Road students (resilient, kind, loyal, protective) and mascots that would align with those traits. Through several rounds of voting, the llama was chosen as our school mascot! Next up, students were invited to enter a design competition to [...]

503, 2020

Building Pasta Towers: The Sequel!

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

Ms. Rossetti and Ms. Gibson’s social skills classes revisited the pasta tower building challenge. This time, students had to build the tallest tower. Students were given spaghetti, tape, and different sizes of marshmallows and challenged to build even TALLER towers than the ones they built in the fall! They used teamwork skills and communication to figure out which strategies would work best. Some students built tall towers that [...]

503, 2020

Staff of the Month: Mr. Estelle

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

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 [...]

503, 2020

February Student of the Month: Jaiden

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School), High Road School: WallingfordCT HS: Spotlight|

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 [...]

403, 2020

Simple Healthy Snacks

By |March 4th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Middle/HS)|

We are discussing eating simple but healthy snacks . This class gives students an idea of foods that are easy and basic items to make at home on their own. We tried squeezing lime juice on top of apples and it was great! The students were hesitant at first to step outside the box but at the end they all enjoyed the snack. Learn [...]

303, 2020

Science and the World Around Us

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy of Scottsdale|

The month of February saw many activities that were started last semester come to fruition. Jazzmine finished her dragon painted she had been working on for the last four months. Jazzmine took great pride in the painting because it is something that will be part of the school for years to come, bringing good luck. Last semester the High School One students studied Earth Science learning how the Earth’s [...]

303, 2020

Experiments, Racing, and Fun!

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy of Scottsdale|

It is that time of the year for the science fair again! In Ms. Ashley’s classroom, the students watched videos of science fair projects and narrowed it down to their favorite, building cars. Students chose to work independently or with peers and chose the size of car they wanted to build. The size of the car is the variable to see which size will go the farthest. Students worked [...]

303, 2020

Fun Friday Activities

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy of Scottsdale|

Mrs. Erin’s classroom had a fun off campus Fun Friday trip to the bowling alley. Student’s earned this Fun Friday trip by earning their points and making good choices in and out of the classroom. Students at this off campus fun Friday, got to have fun while working on social skills, such as taking turns, giving positive praise to their peers, and showing support when their peers may have [...]

303, 2020

Baby Food Challenge

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Our students love all the challenges out there and sometimes we like to join in as a school and have a little fun at the end of a long week. This month Sierra Fremont held a blind taste test to see who could correctly guess the flavor of all 5 baby food flavors. For those students who were able to stomach this challenge, only one student was able to [...]

303, 2020

Skittles Rainbow Art

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Sometimes it’s nice to slow things down and enjoy an art activity. This month Sierra Diablo Vista did just that. Lining Skittles around a plate and using water, they watched as the colors slowly swirled towards the middle of the plate creating beautiful patterns against the white plate. Students enjoyed the activity both during and after as they disposed of the project in the sweetest way possible. [...]

303, 2020

Black History Month Posters

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

February was black history month and Sierra Diablo Vista held student presentations for their favorite figure in Black History. Our students thoroughly enjoyed the project as evident by their smiling faces during the presentation. Special thank you to our families who helped the students bring these important figures into the classroom. Learn more about our school today.

303, 2020

Black History Month Door Wars

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Middle/HS) Spotlight|

The students and staff worked hard on going back into time and learning about the African American History of our country. Each Classroom picked a topic pertaining to black history month and expressed it on their classroom doors. The class that had the best door won a prize. This was a fun event and the students and staff were really creative! Learn [...]

203, 2020

Valentine’s for a Veteran

By |March 2nd, 2020|Categories: BEST Academy|

Major Bill White, who is a 104 year-old Veteran who served in World War II, survived the Battle of Iwo Jima and went to continue a long career as a US Marine Corps. Major White has a bookshelf of many memories in the nursing home he resides in and he wanted to add more this year. Major White asked for Valentine Cards. Over 300,000 cards poured into the home [...]

203, 2020

Master Harold & The Boys

By |March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Aurora Day School|

A semi-autobiographical masterwork. Of all Athol Fugard’s plays, none is more personal or shatteringly honest than “Master Harold”…and the Boys; because it relates a boyhood incident which involved himself and which haunted him for years until he tried to atone by writing this play. It may take place in South Africa during the early years of apartheid, but its depiction of the ways in which people are capable [...]

203, 2020

Stress Management Escape Room

By |March 2nd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

Each class receives two 30 minute group therapy session a week. Each topic is divided into two pieces: lesson and behavioral activity. This can look like powerpoint lecture and note taking one session and the next session is practicing the lesson. The objectives for this lesson included -To explain the concept of stress and to facilitate awareness of how stress affects the body and mind -To help group members [...]

203, 2020

Geography Jeporady

By |March 2nd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

Mr. Wolf’s Class has been learning about Geography and Map Skills for their Social Studies unit. This unit focuses on the map skills associated with United States Geography. Students developed an understanding of the different regions of our country that are composed of our cities and states that make up our nation. The students participated in a friendly game of Geography themed Jeopardy focused on concepts learned over [...]

103, 2020

Tommy’s Helpfulness

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Bucyrus|

Tommy has reached level gold and has maintained it since he has achieved it. Tommy is very helpful in the classroom and outside the classroom without even needed to be prompted to. Also, Tommy always completes all his work with no complaints and never asks to take a break and stays in the classroom all day. "Tommy is very diligent in doing his schoolwork. Tommy always follows the rules [...]

103, 2020

Ross Is Working Very Hard

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Bucyrus|

Ross has begun verbalizing more than he was in the past. As well as working hard during academic rotations to learn his sight words. Ross often surprises us with things that he knows how to do, that we didn't know that he did. "Ross has achieved so much this year! Ross always helps in the classroom and cleans up without even being asked. Ross has been doing much better [...]

103, 2020

Jacob’s Improvements

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Sierra School of Solano County: Day Rehab, Sierra School: Solano County, Sierra Solano Spotlight|

Jacob has improved in ignoring peers' negative behaviors. During the last month, the amount of completed work has increased. Jacob has been on a blue level for the majority of the last couple of months (since November). Jacob is Student of the month because he has shown improvement not only academically but also in his behaviors. Jacob has been a good peer/classmate to other students. Jacob continues to show [...]

103, 2020

Gage’s Hard Work

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Main Street, Sierra School: Main Street: Spotlight, Uncategorized|

Gage has maintained a level of Blue for this month! This is the first time he has been on our Blue Level. Gage has worked very hard to get to his level. He is now able to let the teacher know when he is feeling dis-regulated and will ask for a break. Before Gage came to Sierra School, his school day was 45 minutes long at most. Today Gage [...]

103, 2020

Misael’s Determination

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

Misael, a sixth-grader at Sierra School at Barrett, is very close to reaching his goal of going on a school field trip to indoor skydive. Misael is adept at understanding the nature of our program and the expectations asked of him, and he’s committed himself to success. According to all three of his teachers, he’s transformed since the first day they met him. Throughout this year, Mr.R says, “He’s [...]

103, 2020

Anthony’s Achievements

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Sierra School Thompson, Sierra School Thompson Spotlight|

Anthony has shown many achievements throughout his school years with Sierra School. Anthony is very helpful throughout the school and he enjoys giving a helping hand to staff with projects around the school. Anthony does an amazing job with his work projects and is graduating this year! Learn more about our school today.

103, 2020

Dante’s Making Huge Strides

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Sierra Upper Sacramento|

Dante Shanta is our student of the month. Dante has been part of the Sierra School family for several years and has continued to make huge strides both behaviorally and academically over the years. The past month, Dante has continued to be a standout student in so many areas. Dante has actively been participating in P.E with very few prompts from staff, he has become more self-sufficient in the [...]

103, 2020

Johnny’s Determination

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Sierra Sacramento Lower Spotlight, Sierra School at Eastern: Lower School|

Johnny has focused on focusing in the classroom on improving his reading and math skills. Johnny has been determined to continue to increase his knowledge so that he can be as prepared as possible to transition to high school. Mr. Verdin has been working with Johnny through multiple classrooms and has noticed an incredible increase in his desire to be a successful academic. Johnny states that he is proud [...]

103, 2020

Radien Is Up For A (Uno) Challenge

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: High Road Caroline Spotlight|

The student of the month goes to Raiden!!! He is a 6th grader who started with us in December. Radien has remained on level since starting and is day 37 blue and is on track to celebrating day 50! Raiden is also our current UNO champ in the classroom, ready to take on anyone who dares to challenge him! He has a wonderful personality, always come to school ready [...]

103, 2020

Daquan Is Making Strides

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

This month at KAP we want to give a special shout out to a long-term student DaQuan W. He has shown an amazing transformation this school year. DaQuan has recently brought up his grades and moved up two levels on the behavior management system in six days. Daquan has been going above and beyond and even earning bonus points for being helpful and avoiding crisis! We are so proud [...]

103, 2020

Congrats Ronde

By |March 1st, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Middle/HS), High Road School: New London (Middle/HS) Spotlight|

Ronde has shown an improvement in his grades and just participating in the classroom. He seems to be more enthusiastic about just being at school and in the classroom in general. He really responds to incentives no matter if they are big or small. The staff also has noticed that positive praise goes a long way also and helps him to feel confident. He's accomplished making it to green [...]

2802, 2020

Zeke Is A Leader

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School of York County, High Road School of York County: Spotlight|

Ezekiel Rose (Zeke) has been a High Road School of York student since last March. Throughout his time with us, Zeke has worked extremely hard and has earned our highest rank of Norseman. His favorite sport is football and he roots for the Baltimore Ravens. His favorite food is pizza....with bacon. Zeke's favorite subject is Math and his favorite teacher is Miss Danielle. Zeke said that he has learned [...]

2802, 2020

Marilyn Is A Role Model

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

Marilyn was selected for student of the month for her role model behavior, efforts towards her academics, and overall growth since beginning at High Road School of Wallingford Primary/Middle. “Marylin has been a pleasure to work with. She tries extremely hard in everything she does. We are lucky to have her role modeling as a Gold student in the classroom for her fellow students. She utilizes her breaks appropriately, [...]

2802, 2020

Marques’ Success

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

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 [...]

2802, 2020

Making Great Strides With Dylan

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Southern Delaware|

Dylan was chosen to be a student of the month because he has made great strides in his ability to calm down during frustrating times at school. Dylan has worked hard using our calm down space and other coping mechanisms to earn zero directed time outs in January! "Dylan is really working hard at recognizing he is frustrated and taking breaks when needed!"- Miss Brandi "I worked in the [...]

2802, 2020

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

All of our students and staff enjoy a great Dr. Seuss book, so what better way to celebrate his birthday and all of his books then a Dr. Seuss Spirit Week! Each day there was a different Dr. Seuss theme. Students on out students' activities committee developed the schedule, received approval from our school director and then typed it up and passed it out to all of our students [...]

2802, 2020

I-Ron’s Positivity

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

I-Ron is a positive student, who helps those in the class, especially in academics when a subject is not understood. He has achieved his personal goal of using time for academics as opposed to sleeping and really there has been a great change in I-Ron. We are proud to see him succeed daily, but really this month he put forth his best efforts. I-Ron over the past month has [...]

2802, 2020

Raymond’s Huge Improvements

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

Raymond is a fourth-grade student in Ms. Hogan’s classroom. Raymond started with us in October of 2019. Raymond has shown a huge improvement in his self-control in his short time with us. He is extremely polite and kindhearted. “Raymond is a great role model for our younger students and is always willing to help out and support in your younger classroom as a peer mentor.” — Anastasia McGlone, Operations [...]

2802, 2020

Alex Is A Role Model

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

The staff was delighted to name Alexander “Alex” as Student of the month. Alex spent the beginning of this year just skating by. At one point, just before Christmas, a light turned on in his mind and he started trying his best to have self-control and focused on himself and what concerns him. Alex has changed his attitude and has become more engaged in his class/rotations and is on [...]

2802, 2020

Anthony Has Done A Great Job

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road Harford Spotlight, High Road School: Harford County, MD|

Anthony has done a great job during the last month of school. Anthony has continued attending school consistently and has stayed on the level. Anthony works hard in the classroom and does especially well with his English tutorial, as he is an awesome reader! In addition to achieving academically, Anthony is a helpful student to have in the classroom. Not only does Anthony offer to help the staff, but [...]

2802, 2020

Bryan Lends A Helping Hand

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT, High Road School: Fairfield: Spotlight|

Bryan is always willing to lend a helping hand to staff. He has learned self-control in situations that do not always go in his favor. Bryant thinks of his classmates and bakes cakes for them on special occasions. "Bryan has been able to develop many coping strategies to help him be successful in the classroom. He has been able to use his coping strategies at the moment when he [...]

2802, 2020

Dakota Is A Great Friend

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

Dakota has made consistent progress on his color levels, reflecting good adherence to school rules. Dakota is friendly to peers and is polite to adults in the school. He is trying very hard to work more independently on his core subjects. He has been looking forward to volunteer work at Goodwill. Dakota always checks on others with this phrase, "Are you satisfied with your care?" which gives us a [...]

2802, 2020

Andrew’s Impressive Progress

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington, High Road School: Bloomington: Spotlight|

We are all very proud of Andrew. Andrew has progressed in reading and has read an entire paragraph! He mastered single digit addition without a number line or manipulatives and is asking for harder problems! Andrew's teacher, Ms. Beirne, says he is learning to swim! He even practices his strokes during his "free swim" time (playtime). He is engaging with other students and using positive self-talk to keep himself [...]

2802, 2020

We’re Proud of Karon

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: Dunbar Hill Elementary School’s Intensive Support Classroom|

Karon was selected for the student of the month for January. Karon has worked extremely hard this school year and has maintained Blue level consistently. He has shown personal growth and resiliency in his ability to recover from setbacks and keep a positive attitude. He has also helped to spread 'positive vibes' to his classmates and teachers. "Karon’s teacher is so proud of his hard work, especially in reading! [...]

2802, 2020

Small Problems Are No Problems

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: Dunbar Hill Elementary School’s Intensive Support Classroom|

Jaden was selected for the student of the month! Jaden reached Gold level at the beginning of this month and has demonstrated personal growth, both academically and behaviorally. Jaden’s motivation to succeed is admirable and contagious. His peers are so happy for him and couldn’t wait to congratulate him on reaching Gold level! He has worked extremely hard and is constantly working on keeping a positive attitude. Jaden’s [...]

2802, 2020

E’monte’s 100 Days On Blue

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

E'monte is our February student of the month! He has remained on blue level for 100 days! E'monte has done well in his general education classes and recently celebrated his 100 days on blue with a California Sushi Roll party. Emonte always comes to class prepared and ready to learn! Emonte is helpful around the class and takes pride in his class job. Learn more about our [...]

2802, 2020

February Staff of the Month – Heather

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Bucyrus|

What impact has this staff had on colleagues and students over the past month? Heather has helped tremendously with IEP's this month and has given a lot of feedback. She works very well with her kids in her classroom and is very patient with them. Our students love her! Why did other staff members select this person as Staff of the Month? Heather W is a team player, [...]

2802, 2020

Spirit Week

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: BEST Academy|

This February, BEST Academy celebrated the week of Valentine’s Day with Spirit Week! Staff and students had a different theme each day, including Crazy Hair Day, Mismatch Day, Superhero Shirt Day, and red, pink and white for Valentine’s Day. The kids were busy with creativity this month. In Art class, they made Valentine’s cards to send to Veterans. The students also made Valentine’s cards and other projects to exchange [...]

2802, 2020

Marion’s Tremendous Improvement

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: Capital Academy, Capital Academy: Spotlight|

Marion has improved, tremendously, behaviorally. Marion really struggled when he first enrolled at Capital and buckled down to get off of concern status. Marion is now working towards earning positive behavior awards and his spot on Student Government. Marion has completely done a 180. He is respectful, helpful, willing to take ownership of his behaviors and is doing well academically. He has done a great job turning his behavior [...]

2802, 2020

Vanessa Goes Above And Beyond

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Vanessa is a new addition to the Aurora Day School program and she has had a seamless transition. Vanessa joined the high school program and has been actively participating in our on and off-campus activities, academics, and even earned a position with the campus Coffee Cart. The team is thrilled to have Vanessa in our program. Since her arrival, Vanessa has gone above and beyond in our program. Vanessa [...]

2802, 2020

Cup of Inspiration

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: BEST Academy|

Cup of Inspiration is a café on the BEST and High Road premises where the students of our Transition classroom have been working weekly. Each Friday morning, any students that want to participate go over to the café where they can choose Hot Chocolate with or without marshmallows, and a treat. The students have been doing an amazing job honing their vocational skills and serving students and teachers! This [...]

2802, 2020

100 Days Smarter

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: Dunbar Hill Elementary School’s Intensive Support Classroom|

Everyone in Room 4 is 100 days smarter! In February, we celebrated the 100th day of school and couldn’t be more excited! We celebrated the 100th day with different “100” challenges. Students worked in stations and collaborated to build structures with different materials—100 of each. They also participated in different competitions to see how many times they can write their name in 100 seconds, how high they can count [...]

2802, 2020

February Classroom Update

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

This month we put a short pause on exploring the ancient world of Egypt, but for good reason. Black history was our focus and opened eyes to how one person can make all the difference in the world. We started learning about the famous Dr. Martin Luther King via video. Afterwards, students read their own part of his famous “I Have a Dream” speech and created a picture of [...]

2802, 2020

Devin’s Growth

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, High Road School: Baltimore County, MD, Uncategorized|

Devin has used more appropriate, respectful language. He works hard to engage his peers and staff in conversations. He always has a smile on his face. He has been working hard on achieving his personal goal and has been helping staff in the kitchen with more responsibilities. Devin has increased his use of coping skills to stay in the classroom and learn. He has also increased his pro-social skills [...]

2802, 2020

Black History Month

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

This February, North Caroline was looking for a way to change up the morning journal routine. Ms. Ashley and Ms. Paige devised a good strategy to change from the usual written prompts, to a more fun, interactive discussion of key figures in Black History. New figures were cycled on the classrooms 3 white boards daily, ranging from Malcolm X, to Jackie Robinson, to Frederick Douglass. Students had the [...]

2802, 2020

Black History Month Activities

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County, Uncategorized|

In February, High Road at Choptank Elementary dedicated the month to exercise our artistic abilities and engage in activities for Black History month! Our social worker, Ms.Connar worked with student’s to teach lessons about the impact many African Americans had on our country! The students’ crafted a poster that consisted of their own outline and decorated hands to elaborate on the concept of equality. At the end of the [...]

2702, 2020

Culinary Elective

By |February 27th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

Mrs. Mendoza, our new special education teacher, has taken on our culinary elective and our students are super excited! They are learning how to cook, bake, and make yummy treats in the kitchen. They are even learning new life skills when they are tasked to clean dishes, organize materials needed, and work together as a team. They have also utilized their math skill set to measure different ingredients [...]

2702, 2020

Goodwin University Visit

By |February 27th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

Our Transition Department is aiding our students to get an early start understanding the college application process. Because many of our students may possibly be first in their family to attend college our Transition Coordinator has begun to tour a handful of local colleges. This tour was meant to help our students get an understanding about what the Hartford area has to offer for post secondary studies. Recently our [...]

2702, 2020

Street Crossing

By |February 27th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

Life Skills encompasses so many aspects of students’ lives. Things we may take for granted, like crossing a busy street to get to a destination is fundamental for our students; yet some of our students need training in this area. After a successful work-day, at Active Day Senior Day Program, our students spotted an unused basketball court with a basketball, just waiting to be played with! This was [...]

2702, 2020

Blue Lounge Comes to Hartford High

By |February 27th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

High Road Hartford High is constantly looking for innovative ways to reinforce our students’ positive behaviors. Our Blue students already get reinforced with an outing on Fun Fridays which involves either a trip out of the building for a fun event and/or a special breakfast or lunch out. But in searching for new ideas a light bulb went off…. and a special Blue Lounge was created. The room is [...]

2702, 2020

Happy Valentine’s Day

By |February 27th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

In Mrs. Rey’s classroom at Wallingford Primary, students traced memorable hands and painted lasting hearts with an attached poem to give to a loved one for Valentine’s Day. Understanding that our student population have difficulty with emotional regulation, we wanted parents to feel appreciated and supported through a holiday. Students were so proud to bring home their projects to their loved ones! Learn more about our [...]

2702, 2020

Black History Month

By |February 27th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

Our high school students have been hard at work this month! They have been learning about Civil Rights Leaders. Students were assigned one Civil Rights Leader. The students then began to conduct research on what the leader was known for, what impact did they have on others and pertinent information about their early life. Students also could add anything that stuck out to them or fun facts that they [...]

2702, 2020

We Love S.T.E.M.

By |February 27th, 2020|Categories: Dunbar Hill Elementary School’s Intensive Support Classroom|

Students wrapped up their science unit on weather and climate with a trip to The Discovery Museum. Students showed off their knowledge during the interactive Science on a Sphere (SOS) exhibit, raising their hands to answer and ask questions. The animated globe helped illustrate everything the students have learned about weather including the important features that make up our weather and how all weather on Earth originates. They got [...]

2602, 2020

Musical Chairs

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School San Joaquin|

We like to keep things fun at Sierra of San Joaquin. After working on all their English rotations, we decided to do a quick "get up and move" break to play a quick few rounds of musical chairs, before transitioning to their next rotations. Learn more about our school today.

2602, 2020

Ice Cream Social

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School San Joaquin|

Students who are on level got to participate in an Ice Cream Social. Students got to make their own sundae with all the special toppings and then got to hang out with their staff and students for some great socialization and culture-building! Learn more about our school today.

2602, 2020

Engineering & Research Development

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Our 7th and 8th graders got the chance to become engineers. Lukas and Arianna are learning about Newton's laws of physics, they built a model car to test out his theory. Austin had the task of building a tower with only index cards and a sheet of paper towel!!! Despite his many trials, he was able to be successful! February is Black History month so in Language Arts we [...]

2602, 2020

Ja’kai Positive Friendships

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

Ja'Kai has decreased the number of verbal aggressions over the past month and he now comes in smiling, has maintained himself in the classroom, and has increased his social-emotional skills. He has also improved his communication skills with both staff and peers! He is making positive classroom friendships. Ja'kai has earned slime and a gift card from five below for earning green level and is currently working on earning [...]

2602, 2020

Jumping Right In With Mr. Core

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Dunbar Hill Elementary School’s Intensive Support Classroom|

Mr. Core joined the High Road team in September and didn't hesitate to jump right in and learn. He embraced the school model and the company's CORE 4 values. Eager to learn and ask questions, acknowledge his mistakes, and investing in each students' success, Mr. Core has shown us his humility, transparency, accountability, and decisiveness! Mr. Core shows unwavering patience with each and every student, especially our youngest students. [...]

2602, 2020

Jessica Is Invaluable

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

Jessica is always willing to help whenever a staff member needs assistance. She is very flexible and will go wherever she is needed. She is always reminding students what they are working for and encouraging them to improve their behavior by offering breaks and helping them work through their behaviors. She has built a good relationship with all of her students and gained a good rapport with them. Mrs. [...]

2602, 2020

Roman Achieves Gold

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

Roman has done a great job of becoming more social in his classroom. He is better able to verbally communicate with his peers and the staff in his room. He also has been complimenting his peers when they do a good job in the classroom. Roman works really hard through all of his academic work and the different class rotations. Roman has demonstrated role model behavior that others should [...]

2602, 2020

We’re So Proud of Scotty

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

Scotty has shown so much improvement in his ability to identify and write letters and numbers. He has come back from break ready to get back into school and has not had any setbacks since being on Christmas break, he has just continued to grow and learn. He has also become a good friend to peers in his classroom and much more social with other kids. Now that he [...]

2502, 2020

Valentine’s Day

By |February 25th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School at Eastern: Lower School|

Sierra LOVES Valentine's day! This year we had so many students dress up in their favorite, red, pink, and purple gear. Heart shapes were everywhere from cookies to art to outfits. Valentine's Day fell on a Friday which is the same day as the student store. The store offered roses that students could buy for someone special with their hard-earned Sierra Dollars. Staff and students alike enjoyed the [...]

2502, 2020

Slime Making Factory

By |February 25th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School at Eastern: Lower School|

Ms. Bailey has a background in art so it is no surprise that our Sierra students are always asking her to help them do art projects. Ms. Bailey decided to set up a "slime making factory" and invited interested students to come check it out and make a variety of slime from different textures, flavors, and colors. The students were able to practice step by step instructions while [...]

2502, 2020

SeaQuest Trip

By |February 25th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School at Eastern: Lower School|

Room 7 went on a Field Trip to SeaQuest where they were able to look at many different mammals and animals. The students were able to explore different exhibits and were excited to come back and share what they learned. They also were able to go have lunch on their way back to school to identify healthy eating habits and how to make sure they are taking care [...]

2502, 2020

Community Volunteers

By |February 25th, 2020|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Students and staff filled and loaded 675 food boxes for the community today while volunteering at St. Mary's Food Bank! Way to go! Students did a fantastic job working together to help others! Way to go Aurora Day School! Learn more about our school today.

2502, 2020

RISE Classroom Events

By |February 25th, 2020|Categories: Aurora Day School|

The Rise Classroom has enjoyed many new and exciting events! Rise students came back from break and were able to get back into grove of things very quickly. Students are looking forward the up-coming spring season. Rise class is trying out a new calendar activity for morning work. Students are also excited about Vooks, an online library of story books that read aloud to them, which is utilized during [...]

2502, 2020

February Staff of the Month – Jean

By |February 25th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Sonoma County|

What impact has this staff had on colleagues and students over the past month? In addition to performing the traditional duties of an Office Manager, Jean conceptualizes and schedules the majority of our school field trips, extracurricular activities, and positive school-wide reward/events. She plans, purchases and assists with making the students' breakfasts and lunches, stocks the cabinets and teacher drawers with student snacks, purchases all of the items [...]

2502, 2020

Mr. Kevin’s Positive Attitude

By |February 25th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

It’s unfortunately rare to have such a strong yet gentle male presence on a school site but we have both in Kevin. His positive attitude and physical activity have made him a hit among students and his proactive interest in student welfare has made him a favorite among staff. It’s clear to anyone that works with Kevin that he is here to work for the student’s best interest and [...]

2502, 2020

Ms. El-Bullock’s Dedication

By |February 25th, 2020|Categories: Anthony Wayne Academy|

Ms. El-Bullock's consistency as a staff member is shown through all aspects of her involvement at Anthony Wayne Academy. She is dedicated to bettering the individual student and school's success. She accomplishes this through a high level of engagement and rigor in her classroom. "Ms. El-Bulluck is the heart and soul of the middle school team. Every day she challenges her students to achieve goals that they never thought [...]

2102, 2020

Paige’s Commitment

By |February 21st, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

Paige is the Assistant Teacher to Mrs. Jenkins in Elementary 2. Paige has worked at the Center for six years. She is flexible and understands and is committed to providing a warm and loving environment for her class. Paige is a hard worker and always comes to work with a positive attitude. Even if the day is less the ideal, Paige will always keep a smile on her face. [...]

2102, 2020

School Store

By |February 21st, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

At High Road School of Bloomington, the students are provided with available items to purchase from the School Store. They can buy items by using their account register which shows how much money they earn based on the level system. Students can also earn money by doing chores or offering extra help around the building. The students are able to go to the school store during lunchtime to purchase [...]

2102, 2020

HRA’s First Semester Honor Roll Assembly

By |February 21st, 2020|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

High Road Academy of PG County hosted its first of two bi-annual Honor Roll Assembly. The awards ceremony was catered to honoring the student’s success from Quarter 1 and Quarter 2. Students were honored for a variety of things such as perfect attendance, honor roll, most improved, and more. Students were called up one by one based on certain achievements. A student mentioned that they are happy with [...]

2002, 2020

Valentine’s Day

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: Springall Academy|

Love and Friendship was in the air on Friday, Feb 14h at Springall Academy. All students gathered outside to play games, listen to music, hang out with friends, do crafts and participate in some fun activities. Students were seen playing the musical cup cake walk and basketball as well as guessing how many candies in the cup and the ever so creative donut on a string game. Students socialized [...]

2002, 2020

Valentine’s Day

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Valentine’s Day – Love is in the air at Sierra as the students prepare for Valentine’s Day 2020. Here they are completing crafts for their friends and family. Spirits are high and students truly enjoyed expressing their love with handmade items. We hope every day can be filled with as much positive energy as today. Happy Valentine’s Day to our Sierra families. Learn [...]

2002, 2020

Videography

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Windham County|

In one of the Fine Arts Electives, our students have been learning the ins and outs of videography. Our student, Alexis, has written a script based on the book The Crucible, with the help of her teacher, Ms. Marcille. She then acted in, directed, and edited, with the assistance of Mr. Hardesty, our videography expert. Learn more about our school today.

2002, 2020

School Expansion

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

With recent growth, High Road was excited to expand by opening another Academic classroom! The students enjoyed setting up their own desks, individualizing their spaces, and giving input in the setup and structure of their new classroom. Learn more about our school today.

2002, 2020

Polar Plunge

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

High Road staff and students attended their first annual Polar Plunge event in Lake St. Louis. This event raises funds for Special Olympics, a cause close to our hearts. Some staff chose to cheer us on from the safety and relative warmth of dry ground while this brave crew tackled the frigid waters headon. As promised, it was "a freezing good time!" Learn more about our [...]

2002, 2020

Mystic Aquarium Trip

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: Plainfield Pathways|

On January 31, 2020, the entire Pathways Program went on a field trip to the Mystic Aquarium spending the day immersed in the underworld. They met up with other students from four other surrounding High Roads Schools. Student had the opportunity to interact with others their age and new friendships were formed. Students certainly demonstrated their developing social skills. Students enjoyed the sea loin show and a 4D film [...]

2002, 2020

Black History Month

By |February 20th, 2020|Categories: Plainfield Pathways|

Students spent the month of February focused on Black History. Not only did they study the many achievements of African Americans but also lead open discussions on the topics of racism and equality for all. They worked on projects to express how areas of gender equality and sexual orientation applies to them, their community and their country. Students were able to better understand injustice and oppression and what they [...]

1902, 2020

Richard Is A Delight

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

Richard has shown significant improvement over the current school year and especially the last month. Richard is always willing to help staff or peers if they need help. Richard has also improved learning when to ask for a break if he is feeling overwhelmed. He is now asking for a break or VTO independently whereas before a teacher or staff would suggest a break for him. Richard can now [...]

1902, 2020

Life Skills

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Windham County|

Bon Appetit! During our life skills elective, we have been cooking up a storm! Our students have been learning how to prepare a variety of foods from bread making to entrees. They have been learning how to follow recipes, create shopping lists, prepare meals all while learning healthy eating habits, taking direction, safety and responsibility. Students and staff work together to develop a menu, which has included items such [...]

1902, 2020

Great Photography

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Windham County|

Art Elective For Fine Arts Electives our students have been snapping away in Photography Class. This is an example of one student’s interpretation of a digital photography assignment. This primary exercise in our Art Elective taught basic studio and camera operations, photographic enhancement (ie. "Photoshopping") and formatting for exhibition. What a beautiful framed work of art was created! Great job! Learn more about our school today. [...]

1902, 2020

A Rare Warm Winter Day Leads To Fun In The Sun

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

A rare warm February day, with temperatures near 70 degrees led to a fun break outside. Pictured are students from Middle School 2 playing outside on the swings. Students enjoyed getting fresh air, swinging, playing football, and with hula hoops. It was an amazing break from being stuck inside with the winter blues! Learn more about our school today.

1902, 2020

Coffee Bar

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Livermore|

Sierra School at Livermore High is on a roll! Student attendance has increased steadily and it may be thanks to the coffee bar! Staff has created more incentives to help motivate teens to wake up and find their personal drive to come to class. This month, we have seen students engage and complete more non-preferred tasks. Staff are eager to continue to help students thrive by creating a [...]

1902, 2020

High School Students Explore Creativity Through Art Gallery

By |February 19th, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

High School 1 students and their teacher Mrs. Beidelschies created an Art Gallery outside their classroom. It's a place full of creative ideas and unique creations by the students. Pictured with their Art is Emily and Preston, both students in High School 1. Learn more about our school today.

1802, 2020

High Road Academy Black History Month

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

February is Black History month and several activities were lined up during our Fun Fridays to celebrate Black History. Some inventions by African Americans were presented in a short video and then the students created food art illustrations using oranges, M&Ms, and graham crackers. Inventions like the traffic light by Garrett Morgan and the bicycle frame created and patented by Isaac R. Johnson were a few examples. The Fun [...]

1802, 2020

Blood Drive

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Capital Academy|

As part of a Senior Project, Damir Suluki, has created Capital Academy's first ever Blood Drive. Open to Capital Academy staff, their families, and students; we are excited for this event! Learn more about our school today.

1802, 2020

High Road Academy’s Jump-A-Thon

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

Ms. Booze, the physical education teacher, directed a jump rope contest for the students to partake in. Each student wanted to reach a certain goal. Ms. Booze's purpose for this contest was to motivate students to challenge themselves and gain endurance. There were more than 20 participants, however, they were 6 winners. From top left to right pictured is Amirah Atkinson, Brittany Jones, and Kay’la Randolph. From bottom [...]

1802, 2020

Valentine’s Cookies

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Sonoma County|

Our Blue and Green Level students of all ages came to the multipurpose room this afternoon for some Valentine’s Day cookie decorating! Many of our students chose to bring their creations home for family members, while some others couldn’t resist and ate the delicious bites themselves! Learn more about our school today.

1802, 2020

Flower Dance

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Sierra Academy’s student government put on an awesome Flower Power Dance, complete with a DJ, photo booth, art table, and far-out decorations! Students danced the afternoon away. Thank you to our entire student government for putting on such a fun event! Learn more about our school today.

1802, 2020

High Road School of Norwalk Renames to High Road School of Fairfield County

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|

Change Underscores School’s Commitment to Partnering with All Districts in Fairfield County in Support of Students with Exceptionalities Feb. 18, 2020 (Norwalk, CT) — Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of education services for K-12 students with exceptionalities, today announced High Road School of Norwalk will now be known as High Road School of Fairfield County. The renaming underscores the School’s commitment to partnering with all Fairfield [...]

1802, 2020

Introducing Linda the Dog

By |February 18th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

Students and staff alike were delighted to meet a new four-legged friend at a recent visit to High Road School. Linda enjoyed supporting staff and students alike in promoting self-regulation, increasing pro-social interaction, and even learning responsibility and life skills! Learn more about our school today.

1502, 2020

Self Care Day

By |February 15th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

Every Friday at lunchtime, Sierra School at Barrett students sign up for a Fun Friday activity brainstormed by Sierra School at Barrett Staff. Ms.Jess, an elementary school teacher at Barrett, told me she wanted to provide a space for self-care activities this time around, in part because she knew some of our girls would love it. Self-care can mean many things: stillness, great snacks, good conversation. This week’s [...]

1502, 2020

Green & Blue Level Trip

By |February 15th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Sonoma County|

Sierra Sonoma blue and green level students took a trip to the Sonoma County Children's Museum. The students really enjoyed playing in the catch and release pond. Here they were able to catch plastic fish then tinker with pipes, finding a new way to release the plastic fish. This kept these kids entertained forever! Once we went inside the students were able to play with telescopes, observe live beehives [...]

1402, 2020

Happy Valentine’s Day Major White

By |February 14th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

Major Bill White, who is a 104 year old Veteran who served in World War II, survived the Battle of Iwo Jima and went to continue a long career as a US Marine Corps. Major White, has a bookshelf of many memories and he wanted to add more this year. All of our students made him Valentine’s Day cards that were sent to him. Students put different quotes, wrote [...]

1302, 2020

Helping Brian Be The Best He Can Be

By |February 13th, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima, Center for Autism: Lima Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

Last year, Brian struggled with following directions and being respectful to staff. He often needed frequent breaks away from class because he failed to participate or stay on task. He instigated arguments with other students and often initiated negative behaviors among peers and staff. It was very hard for him to open up and trust his teachers, but Brian had a goal. Brian wanted [...]

1302, 2020

Valentine’s Day Escape Room

By |February 13th, 2020|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

We decided as a school to try something different for Friday and have an escape room during the Valentines Day parties in the afternoon. Students were in the auditorium and had 30 minutes to work together as a class and solve various puzzles to figure out a code word. All of the classes were able to complete the activity and had a blast doing so! [...]

1302, 2020

Attendance Breakfast with the Director

By |February 13th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

High Road School of Providence held its first attendance breakfast for 2020. Eight students presented with a 90% or greater attendance rate. Attendance is a huge factor in our program and in order for our program to have an impact, students need to come to school everyday. We also are improving time management within the students and creating a responsibility. As the years have passed we have noticed [...]

1302, 2020

Student of the Month

By |February 13th, 2020|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy|

I recall the intake day for Mr. Smith and the growl of a look he gave entering into our building. Mr. Smith appeared not to be paying attention, looking at his phone with no eye contact. Since the very first day of school though, he has done everything that we have asked him to do. Mr. Smith has five Fulton Virtual On Line Classes with an 80% or [...]

1302, 2020

January Student of the Month

By |February 13th, 2020|Categories: Plainfield Pathways, Plainfield Pathways Student Spotlight|

Celeste has recently joined the Pathways Program and she has been a positive and joyous addition. She is always willing to help a classmate or a teacher. Celeste is inquisitive and never hesitates to ask questions or get clarification. She has many interests and loves to learn. She has been researching the colleges that she would like to apply to someday and is very interested in pursuing Marine [...]

1202, 2020

January Students of the Month!

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Ryan K is responsible because he always takes initiative to be independent and do what he is supposed to do before being asked! Ryan also independently keeps track of his personal items while helping others to do the same. Sean tries his best to be on task, advocates when he needs support and tries his best to get his work done without constant reminders. Sean's act of maturity [...]

1202, 2020

First Semester Gold Level Students

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Congratulations to all the students who showed hard work to make it to Gold Level during the 1st semester: Ella, Kianna, Kaitlyn, Joey M., Alex N., Gaby H., Jaire, AZ, Frank, Ashley, Andre, Annalise, Chris, Isaias, Austin, Bryce, Hunter, Emilie, Emma, Mickey, Izzy, Saul, Alex P., and Ava. The 24 students will be attending a field trip to Fuddruckers for lunch with Mrs. Eagling and Mrs. Luster. Keep up [...]

1202, 2020

Workforce Development Update!

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

The Computer and Build Repair Course was offered to High Road Academy in partnership with Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) this winter. The course was a six-session class held at the PGCC Laurel campus. Students selected to attend the class showed keen interest in this career field. This course is designed to train participants to become computer support technicians. Topics covered include computer hardware, identifying parts and installation, and [...]

1202, 2020

Race for Autism – 3/28

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

We are a sponsor for the Race for Autism for the National Foundation of Autism Research. We also have a team, Sierra Strong. The organization works to raise autism awareness to help families in the commitment. All of the funds raised go to San Diego parent programs, workshops, vocational training, etc Learn more about our school today.

1202, 2020

Celeste Loves to Learn

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Plainfield Pathways|

Celeste has recently joined the Pathways Program and she has been a positive and joyous addition. She is always willing to help a classmate or a teacher. Celeste is inquisitive and never hesitates to ask questions or get clarification. She has many interests and loves to learn. She has been researching the colleges that she would like to apply to someday and is very interested in pursuing Marine Biology. [...]

1202, 2020

Minute to Win It

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Plainfield Pathways|

Students really enjoy having fun and playing games together. On 01/17/2020 during a Fun Friday, students tested out their speed and their balancing skills in some Minute to Win It games. With practice, they were able to get better, but their need for competition sometimes got the better of them. The staff also got in on the activities but were no match for some of the students. [...]

1202, 2020

Pathways Job Fair

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Plainfield Pathways|

Students have been working on resume writing, applying for jobs and interviewing. The students needed to apply for the position they were interested in. They then were required to complete the application and schedule an interview. Decisions for the jobs are currently being considered and will be posted by the end of next week. Students could apply for as many jobs as they are very interested in but only [...]

1202, 2020

Students Get Real World On The Job Experience

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Plainfield Pathways|

The Pathway Program currently has four students who have been Volunteering in the Readiness Program located downstairs from the Pathways Program. These students have an opportunity to earn time to spend with three to five-year-old kids. The kids love to see the old kids down to play with them and to read to them. Some of our Pathway students are interested in going into early child-care in the future. This [...]

1202, 2020

A Letter from the Director

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

As we wrap up the first semester, students at KAP are focusing on what they need to do to round out a successful year. For some, it is catching up in a class or two that they have fallen behind in, as every assignment becomes more and more important as we approach the end of the year. With over half of our program being seniors, graduation is on the line [...]

1202, 2020

Congratulations Alex!

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Windham County|

Our High Road School of Windham County student of the month is Alexis. Since coming to our program this year, Alexis has maintained perfect attendance and a positive attitude. She quickly moved up the tiered level system and is currently on Blue Level. She comes to school daily with a smile and an eagerness to succeed. Alexis is a conscientious, polite student. She is always on task and continuously [...]

1202, 2020

Quaytin’s Achievements

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

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 [...]

1102, 2020

Mr. Panoe’s Positive Impact

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

Our staff of the month for January is Mr. Paone! Mr. Paone is the transition classroom teacher at the High Road School of Wallingford. He was selected for the staff of the month due to the positive impact he has had on the transition program over the past year. He has brought structure, routine, and positivity into the classroom. He encourages his students to make good choices that could turn [...]

1102, 2020

High Road School Hosts First Spelling Bee!

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

This past week, students were hard at work studying for a spelling bee! This was only the first round of the bee. Students will have a new opportunity with new words each week. Mr. Reid, a teaching assistant, pioneered the idea of having a spelling bee to challenge students to have more confidence in their academic abilities and to learn new words. He made sure that even if students got [...]

1102, 2020

Roller Skating Fun Friday Trip

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

Students at High Road School of Wallingford High School got the opportunity to go roller skating for a Fun Friday trip! Blue and gold students went to Middletown Skating Rink to test out their skating skills. They had a great showing off their expertise and helping each other learn. Students were complimented by the owner for their manners and kindness to one another. Some students were very hesitant to go [...]

1102, 2020

New Physical Education Teacher!

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

Kim McVean, “Ms. Kim”, joined the High Road team in January 2020 as a Physical Education Teacher at both the Cecil County campus in Elkton and the Harford County campus in Belcamp. Ms. Kim is excited about combining her experiences in Secondary Education, Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis, the Performing Arts and Fitness, to create a well-rounded physical education program for our students. Ms. Kim believes in the importance [...]

1102, 2020

Free Cycle

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

For our last event for the month of January and the 2nd quarter, our staff came together to give a little extra to our students. Mr. Chris and Ms. Brittany organized a “Free Cycle” to give our students the chance to shop through donated clothing, accessories, and home appliances. Each level was given a 20-minute time period to select five different items to make their own. By the time that [...]

1102, 2020

New Elementary Classroom Teacher

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

Brooke Raab is a teacher who holds a BA in Psychology with a minor in Educational Studies at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She is currently pursuing a dual Master’s degree in Special Education and Elementary Education at Goucher college. She has had experience in the classroom for three years and is passionate about teaching. Brooke will teach in the elementary classroom here at the High Road School of [...]

1102, 2020

New Year, New Electives

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

For our 2nd and 3rd Quarters, we are introducing two new electives into our schedule! Mr. Murray will be teaching Psychology to our students! Mr. Murray is working with our students on how the brain works by doing different Brain Games with the students. After the game, the students discuss why they think their brain made them do certain actions. Ms. Fitzgerald will now be teaching S.T.E.M which stands for [...]

1102, 2020

Finn Turns 1

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to our Finny boy; our Finn is ONE!! Finn is our school dog, who supports our students on different breaks throughout the day. In celebration of Finn’s first birthday, each classroom sang happy birthday to him and he blew out a candle (with help of course!). Now he didn’t have a normal birthday cake he ate a piece of his [...]

1102, 2020

Student Accepted as Volunteer Fire Fighter

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, High Road School: Baltimore County, MD, High Road School: Baltimore: Spotlight|

As a "Life Skills Teacher" I craft goals & objectives with the intention of connecting our students to their local communities. This additional support, outside of the school setting, will improve the student's chances of success when they graduate our individualized program. During this process students worked on: building their social skills, expand and develop strong work habits, practice/build organizational skills, mock applications, and interviews; amongst many other skills. [...]

1102, 2020

Bingo

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

To introduce a new structured activity for our students down time our staff member, Mrs. Mel, hosted a game of bingo during our “Fun Friday”. At the end of the school day on Friday students who had earned enough points during the day were given the opportunity to partake in multiple rounds of bingo. We had about 10 students partake in the game, and the smiles on their faces [...]

1102, 2020

Caroline County Humane Society Classroom Project

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

This month we have taken on a project to help The Humane Society here in Caroline County. We have taken some time each day over the past two weeks to create toys for the cats and dogs in the shelters. The students and staff collected clothing that was no longer needed, and brought them in to be used as material for the toys. The students have even learned how to [...]

1102, 2020

Bake Sale

By |February 11th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

To start the 3rd quarter off in a “sweet” way, our elementary school students hosted a fundraiser to help raise money for the relief efforts of Australia’s wildfires. To prepare for the even the elementary class and our culinary class joined forces to make cookies and Fried Oreo’s to be sold at the bake sale. Each of our students had the opportunity to earn money to be able to [...]

1002, 2020

Staff of the Month – January 2020

By |February 10th, 2020|Categories: Plainfield Pathways|

Ms. Felix has been chosen for January’s staff of the month. She is a strong assistant teacher with many skills and talents other than teaching. She is an amazing artist who has been commissioned to show some of her work. She is also an active member of the Reserves serving our country. Ms. Felix is patient with her students and as a strong understanding of the Catapult Learning [...]

802, 2020

National Wear Red Day!

By |February 8th, 2020|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

National Wear Red Day was Friday, February 7, 2020. Students and staff were encouraged to wear red as a symbol of their support of heart disease in women. It was a good turnout and an opportunity to increase awareness about women’s heart health and saving lives. Learn more about our school today.

702, 2020

Sierra Successful Transitions

By |February 7th, 2020|Categories: Sierra School: Weld County|

Over the school year of 2019-2020 Sierra School of Weld County has had great success in transitioning students back to their home school districts. The following students have shown growth and consistency both behaviorally and academically this past school year. They are currently attending their home schools for either one class a day or for the whole school day. Dominick started his transition early in the school year with [...]

702, 2020

Did Someone Say Dress Down Day?

By |February 7th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

Tickets, Tickets! Get your tickets! This month our social work team started a fun new incentive for our students. For each full day of school that our students attend, they get a “dress down-ticket”. After 4 tickets, they can turn them in on Thursday afternoon and have a dress down day on Friday! That means no school uniforms on Fridays! Eduardo, one of our middle school students says, “I am [...]

702, 2020

Counseling Department Design Update

By |February 7th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Livermore|

Our students came back from break eager and ready to learn. We updated our counselling department and redecorated the room for them. We are excited to announce that many of our students have started to mainstream and integrate into general ed electives. They are enjoying classes like P.E, Cooking, and Math. They are exceeding our expectations and are thriving in their mainstream classes. The teachers all report they are [...]

602, 2020

Money & Budgets

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

Payday, rent, savings, then OH NO! A pipe bursts! These are all a part of the Life Skills Money Budget game led by our newest instructor Mr. Chase Dews. Similar to The Game of Life, students are given a monthly income and monthly bills to pay in each round all while remembering to add money to their personal savings account. There are lots of fun surprises and choices along [...]

602, 2020

Amazon Trip

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

High Road of Baltimore County students toured the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Baltimore, MD. They were able to see first hand what happened, from start to finish, when an Amazon purchase was made. The tour was packed full of information. Students were enthralled by the robotics department: where robots moved about on their own ready to be loaded or un-loaded. Students learned how items were stocked, packaged, labeled, and [...]

602, 2020

Velocity and Speed

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

This month the middle school students started a new physics unit in science. They are exploring the movement of objects. They participated in a project where they built a ramp and calculated the velocity and speed of different toy cars by using the equations for speed and velocity. The students had a great time racing the cars and learning through the hands on activities. Learn [...]

602, 2020

Character Counts! Students of the Month

By |February 6th, 2020|Categories: Springall Academy|

We are excited to congratulate the following students on having outstanding character and winning the character of the month reward. All of our students have the opportunity to earn character count tickets throughout the entire school day when they display the months character. This school wide program is implemented by one of our School Counselor’s and is supported by all of our teaching staff.  Congratulations to the following [...]

502, 2020

Grizzlies Basketball

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: Sierra Upper Sacramento|

Last week the Sierra basketball game had their second league game against La Vista and the Grizzlies clinched their first win of the season. All the players worked so hard and played well together. During practice leading up to the game, staff stressed the importance of teamwork to the players and how that would lead them to success not only in the game but at school too. The next [...]

502, 2020

High School Gold Lunch

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: Springall Academy|

We are proud to say that we have 10 students who have achieved gold level status in high school. These students have worked hard this year at completing academic rotations, behavior expectations and exhibiting role model behavior in and out of the classroom. Big congratulations to these outstanding 10 students on earning their Gold Level Lunch to In N Out! Learn more about our school today. [...]

502, 2020

Birch Aquarium Trip

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: Springall Academy|

Our blue and gold level students earned the opportunity to attend a field trip to the Birch Aquarium. Students and staff spent the day exploring all the aquarium has to offer. Students were able to watch sharks being fed, get educated on shark eggs, and get involved in the interactive pool of touching sea life such as shrimp and hermit crabs. It was a great day at the Aquarium. [...]

402, 2020

U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester visits High Road School

By |February 4th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Southern Delaware|

On Tuesday January 21st our students had a very special visitor! United States Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester stopped in to tour the school, experience a typical day as a student at High Road, and she took the time to do some Q&A in our high school classroom. Students were awestruck and excited to have the opportunity to share some of their goals for post-graduation. One student even shared his hopes [...]

402, 2020

Reading Buddies

By |February 4th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

Reading Buddies has been in place since the beginning of the school year where middle school and high school students partner up with the elementary students to read. The purpose of Reading Buddies is to encourage the elementary students to read and get into the habit of reading. It takes place three times a week as long as the students participating have been working up until the designated time. [...]

402, 2020

The Chinese New Year

By |February 4th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

The Chinese New Year is very well known as the Spring Festival in China. It starts the beginning of Spring and marks the end of Winter. The Spring Festival marks a New Year on the lunar calendar and represents the desire for a new life. We celebrated by decorating dragon masks and lanterns. We also enjoyed items that are red. The color red is a sign of good luck. Our [...]

402, 2020

The New Bedford Whaling Museum

By |February 4th, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

The New Bedford Whaling Museum field trip was for students on Green and Blue behavior level. About 14 students attended the field trip from grades 1-12. In going to the museum the students' got to learn about different types of whales, explore the inside of a whale, "climb" inside a whale heart and walk through a whaling ship. Many students commented on the enjoyment of going through the whaling ship [...]

302, 2020

Snack and Learn Science and Math Activities

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Middle/HS)|

Stepping outside of the box when it comes to teaching is a cool way to make learning fun! The students in our middle school classroom got a chance to explore and learn while snacking at the same time. I will say we had some staff members going into this class to sneak a snack! Learn more about our school today.

302, 2020

Breakfast is Served!

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: New London (Middle/HS)|

Every week we cook breakfast sandwiches for the students on green and blue and staff. The students can buy hot sandwiches and items off the coffee cart! Our sandwiches are a big hit and brings in a pretty good profit for our cafe. Cooking these simple recipes is a fantastic way for students to learn basic skills in the kitchen . Learn more about our school today. [...]

302, 2020

Making our Mark

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

In a continuous effort to make building improvements and draw out our students’ creative energy, we took on some new painting projects this month! Our students jumped at the opportunity to cover their hands in paint and “make their mark” on our walls. As you enter our building you will notice some new additions to our growing mural as the handprints have helped to extend our bright and beautiful designs [...]

302, 2020

Learning is Fun!

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

This month our students got to explore all of the wonders that the Connecticut Science Center has to offer. From experiencing some virtual sporting competitions, to reporting the weather on live news, our students experienced some exciting, hands on learning in a variety of exhibits. They were able to visit the Engineering Lab, The Forces in Motion, Exploring Space and of course, The Sports Lab. As you see in these [...]

302, 2020

RacE Fundraisers

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

High Road School Of Harford County will be holding multiple fundraisers to help raise money to benefit Direct Relief, every donation will make an impact toward Australia. The “Australian Wildfire” has destroyed many homes of families and animals. They are in need of medicine, food, supplies, etc.With our help we could save a life! Learn more about our school today.

302, 2020

D.E.A.R.

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

Thomas is one of our 5th graders at Easton Elementary. We really like to push independent reading as well as reading out loud to our students on a daily basis. Thomas is reading Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli this week. We do this as our DEAR rotation which is Drop Everything And Read. It gives our students a chance to take a break from their regular rotations and get [...]

302, 2020

Gym Class

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Our students have been enjoying gym time with Mrs. Kim. Structured Gym rotations with Mrs. Kim have become a sought after portion of the day for our students to work up a sweat and get out of the classroom for a bit. Learn more about our school today.

302, 2020

Community Based Instruction: Goodwill

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

Today, the Life Skills classes at High Road of Baltimore County had a C.B.I. lesson at the Goodwill in Perry Hall to shop for a work/interview appropriate outfit. The majority of our students are at the age where they are getting ready to apply for jobs and schedule interviews but are ill-equipped of the proper attire and what it takes to be prepared for a real-world situation. It was also [...]

302, 2020

Celebrating Milestones

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

North Caroline High Road had not only one day 50 celebration last week, but two. During Kody's time in High Road, he has been working on Romeo and Juliet in English. Kody has been able to maintain blue level throughout the year. Dazzivion is out other student who celebrated being on blue for 50 days. He has worked hard to get to where he is today [...]

302, 2020

We’re All Proud Of Eion

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

At the beginning of the school year Eion was in our High Road classroom full time. He has not only transitioned into one General Education class but at the start of the 3rd quarter he will be going out to his 4th class. He has been able to maintain blue level and held the title of "Wild Cat of The Week" several times throughout the month. The "wild cat" [...]

302, 2020

I’m Ready for Success

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Who's ready for iReady? Lockerman Middle School that's who!!!! When informed about the upcoming iReady testing LMS met the challenge head with a class-wide incentive. With the help of our Caroline Co. High Road social worker Ms. Ileana, visuals were posted around the classroom to help motivate our students to push past their last iReady scores. By not being flagged for rushing or scoring 10- 20 + points more than [...]

302, 2020

Growing our Program

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

Choptank Elementary High Road has kicked off the new year with not one.. not two.. but THREE awesome new students! Our class is continuously growing. Students have adapted very well to our classroom changes. In fact we have had a student reach day 50 blue while another is climbing to day 100! Social worker, Ms.Connor had students interact in a craft called “Keep Your Cool” that influenced students to practice [...]

302, 2020

Workforce Development Recognition Ceremony

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

Students who participated in the Customer Service, Microsoft 1, and Child Care classes from October through December of 2019 were invited to attend the recognition ceremony held at the Culinary Arts Center of Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) in Largo, MD on January 10, 2020. Each student received his/her completion certificate from PGCC. These certification classes are part of the partnership between High Road Schools and the college. The students [...]