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212, 2019

Movie Day

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

Three students at Sierra School at Barrett earned the chance to attend an off-campus field trip on Friday, November 22nd after collecting a high number of behavior and work points. First, students headed to the theater for a movie showing. Afterwards, they were treated to lunch at a restaurant of their choice. Field trips like this one serve as an opportunity for students to take pride in their hard [...]

212, 2019

Thanksgiving Activities

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

Students during the week of November 18th, participated in several Thanksgiving- themed activities. Once a week, each classroom receives a social skills lesson from Ms.Brewster or Ms. Tiffee, Sierra School at Barrett’s social workers. Ms.Brewster led elementary classrooms in a lesson this week focused on gratitude. Students were given time to reflect on positive people, places, and things in their lives. Students then recorded some of these grounding memories [...]

212, 2019

Thanksgiving Feast 2019

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Connecticut Landing Page, High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

High Road School of Wallingford High School hosted their annual Thanksgiving feast for students and their families. To prepare for the event, transition students bought materials for the rooms during the week and high school students set up the rooms and made decorations. They were very excited to welcome their family members, show them their hard work, and to share a meal with them. The menu consisted of roasted [...]

212, 2019

Blowing Away The Competition

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

Branden has blown away the rest of his peers when it comes to his i-Ready results. Branden leads the school not only in login time, but also in lessons passed. Every day, Branden does not have to be reminded to get on his i-Ready and is usually the first one on the computer. Since the beginning of the school year, Branden has improved two grade levels in [...]

212, 2019

Spirit Week 2019

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

Staff and students both participated in the school's spirit week. The most popular days seem to be "Pink Day" and Jersey Day. The High Road guys showed that real men can wear pink as we had more males in the building wear pink than females. Ms. Barnes did a wonderful job selecting different days that all the students could participate in. Our students were not only excited to dress [...]

212, 2019

Meeting with PG Police Department

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County|

Corporal Alexis Eason from the PG County Police Department, took time from her schedule to come and have a sit down with several students to show that all police aren't "bad cops that don't care", but it also gave our students a "safe space" and the opportunity to ask the questions that they normally wouldn't ask. Students were engaged and asked valid questions about experiences that they [...]

212, 2019

Workforce Development Cohort

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County|

The first 2019 Workforce Development Cohort has completed the essentials course at Prince George’s community College. The essentials courses consist of two classes: The Customer Service and Microsoft Word 1. Each class prepares students for entry level jobs that require customer services skills and the ability to create word and power point documents.Students completing the essentials course are now eligible to participate in specific internship opportunities developed [...]

212, 2019

Student Highlight – Makala A

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County, Maryland Landing Page|

Makala Allen is a 10th grade student at High Road Upper School and is currently enrolled in the Prince George’s Community College’s Workforce Development Program’s 15 hour Childcare Teacher’s Aide certification program. “I want to take childcare class because I like children and I enjoy watching children. I also want to learn to have patience. Children are very hard to deal with but I want to learn [...]

212, 2019

Visit to HRA Lanham’s Transition Fair

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County|

On November 15, 2019 students from High Road Upper School in Lanham participated in a Transition Services Fair which was hosted by the High Road Academy, also in Lanham. This was the second year that the Academy hosted the fair. The fair had representatives from various Maryland/DC agencies as well as representatives from Prince George's Community College Admissions and Vocational Program. The Representatives from Prince George’s Community [...]

212, 2019

Backpack Donations

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County, Maryland Landing Page|

The Revenue Authority of Prince George’s County donated back packs for students at the Upper and Lower schools this year. The backpacks will help the student get and stay organized and protect their items. We are very thankful for the Revenue Authority for being so gracious to donate supplies to our school! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School [...]

212, 2019

Student Success – Emanuel C.

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County, Maryland Landing Page|

Emanuel will be graduating in June 2020 from High Road Upper School. Emmanuel is interested in working with children when he graduates and is well on his way to following his dream after completing the childcare phase of the childcare Teacher’s aide certification program at Prince George’s Community College’s workforce development program. Next up for Emmanuel? The communication phase of the course and then an internship opportunity [...]

212, 2019

2nd Annual Transition Fair

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

From October 28- November 1, 2019, High Road Academy participated in a fall spirit week. Monday was pajama day, Tuesday was twin day, Wednesday was a wacky tacky day, Thursday was to wear your favorite costume/ trick or treat, and Friday was to wear your favorite sports team paraphernalia and carved pumpkins. Students and staff had a great time participating in every event. Students and staff demonstrated creativity and [...]

212, 2019

Fall Spirit Week

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

From October 28- November 1, 2019, High Road Academy participated in a fall spirit week. Monday was pajama day, Tuesday was twin day, Wednesday was a wacky tacky day, Thursday was to wear your favorite costume/ trick or treat, and Friday was to wear your favorite sports team paraphernalia and carved pumpkins. Students and staff had a great time participating in every event. Students and staff demonstrated creativity and [...]

212, 2019

Peg Writing Day

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County, Maryland Landing Page|

On Friday, November 1, 2019, Ms. Booze one of the elementary assistant teachers, assisted the students in completing Peg Writing. Every Friday these students must complete a writing assignment and type it on the computer. Peg Writing is a tool used in the classroom to help students plan, write and type a story. These students were prompted to write about their favorite season. The students are working [...]

212, 2019

Student Success – Jenyous B.

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County, Maryland Landing Page|

Jenyous Blair is a responsible, respectful, organized, and charismatic student. Jenyous has worked hard in the classroom. He encourages students to complete their assignments as well as being a helping hand. Jenyous has a school job where he must clean and restock the beverage station. Keep up the good work! Visit our website to learn more about High Road Academy [...]

212, 2019

Where Are They Now? Shayn Brown

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County, Maryland Landing Page|

Last year on June 15, 2019, Shayn Brown graduated from High Road Academy at PG Community College. While enrolled at High Road Academy, Shayn exemplified being a role model, showing manners, and being a great student. Shayn stated on graduation that he wanted to become a licensed cosmetologist. Next spring, Shayn will be attending Montgomery College to receive his license. Currently, he is trying to volunteer by [...]

212, 2019

Sharing Is Caring

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay, Ohio Landing Page|

The students in Miss Wittkofske's class talked all about sharing with other people and helped make Stone Soup to share with each other in class. The took turns putting in the ingredients and then enjoyed some soup as a class. The students said that it is nice to share with their friends! The also said that there is a hidden stone in the soup! The students had a [...]

212, 2019

2019 Thanksgiving Feast

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay, Ohio Landing Page|

The school enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal together to be thankful for the wonderful school year we have had so far! The students love getting to socialize with students in different classrooms and this is a great way for them to hangout with all of the students in the school! We hope all of our students and their families have a great Thanksgiving! [...]

2611, 2019

Thanksgiving!

By |November 26th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

Students and staff celebrated Thanksgiving together by gathering for a traditional meal. Students were excited to help cook and prepare the food, serve one another and even helped clean up! Guests from local school districts and community agencies joined the students and enjoyed their time together. Capital Academy wishes all our students and families a Happy Thanksgiving! Visit our website [...]

2211, 2019

Jessica Steps It Up

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Solano County: Day Rehab, Sierra School: Solano County|

This past month Jessica has really stepped up and has helped out all over the campus, being a team player with a positive attitude affects everyone, because they see the dedication. Jessica was chosen because she is a great role model for staff and students. "Jessica is able to step into any room, any position and take over with professionalism and ease which is a huge positive [...]

2211, 2019

Ms. Rees Impact on Students

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Weld County, Sierra School: Weld County: Spotlight|

Ms. Rees has had a significant impact on students over the past month by being a consistent source of accountability and respect. Students have lauded Ms. Rees for her kindness and willingness to help out in any and all situations. Staff members selected Ms. Rees for her positive attitude and being willing to take on multiple roles throughout the school. She has added a special flair to [...]

2211, 2019

Sable Turns Our Day Around

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Weld County, Sierra School: Weld County: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

Sable has improved her communication skills incredibly. She now communicates with staff and other students willingly, and passionately. Sable has gone from ignoring and avoiding conversation with staff, to being beyond willing to enjoy a conversation with everyone. Not only do you get to enjoy a conversation with Sable, but you also get to walk away from the conversation with a good laugh. Sable can turn anyones [...]

2211, 2019

It’s IAN Day

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra Livermore|

Ian has been on level blue since the very start of school. He has recently hit blue day 40 and was able to have an "IAN" day where he watched his favorite movie in our cozy back room and got his favorite lunch delivered. Ian works increasingly hard during academic rotations and will even work through his break to ensure all of his weekly work is complete. [...]

2211, 2019

Mrs. Rosy, An Irreplaceable Team Member

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra Livermore|

Mrs. Rosy, as the students call her, has been an imperative part of our team since the Livermore sites first opened. She services both our Elementary and High School campuses and is crucial to the success of students at both. At the Elementary campus her focus is primarily on deescalation tactics, socializing skills and world readiness. At the High School, students benefit from her social and group [...]

2211, 2019

Leticia Encouragement

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Phoenix|

Leticia is a great team member and can always be counted on to do whatever it takes to help the students. She provides a consistent and encouraging support that enables her students to grow. Her hard work, attendance, and going above and beyond attitude is why she is our Staff of the Month. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School [...]

2211, 2019

Kiara’s Constant Positivity

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Arizona Landing Page, Sierra School Phoenix|

Kiara's constant positivity serves as a model for her peers. Everything she does is for the Sierra students. She always makes sure that her students are well served and that their needs come first. Kiara Lloyd, K-4 Oasis teacher, recently completed her graduate degree from Grand Canyon University, earning a Master’s in Education with an emphasis in special education. In addition to her role as classroom teacher, [...]

2211, 2019

Janelle’s Reliability

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy of Scottsdale|

Janelle is a reliable staff member who always jumps in to help. She is always willing to provide support wherever she is needed, often times substituting as a transportation driver at the last minute. She works with our BEST model elementary students and does a wonderful job, helping them develop foundational skills. She is so kind, and very caring to each of the students. Janelle was selected [...]

2211, 2019

Jaxen’s Achievements

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy of Scottsdale|

Our character trait for the month of October was respect. Jaxen exemplifies this trait in all settings of his school day. He is polite, and always using his manners with students and staff. He was also one of two students who made all his iReady minutes, plus got 100% on the lessons. Jaxen was chose as student of the month because he always works hard and does [...]

2211, 2019

Ms. B’s Heart of Gold

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School San Joaquin|

Ms. Blanca is technically our Transportation Coordinator, but also acts as our Floating TA and often times our unofficial behavioral specialist. Ms. B has a great rapport with our students, and always goes above and beyond her call of duty to assist staff and students alike. Blanca has a heart of compassionate gold, and it shows in mindful interactions with our students whether she's helping them utilize [...]

2211, 2019

DeAndre, Campus Helper

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra San Joaquin Spotlight, Sierra School San Joaquin, Success Story Landing Page|

DeAndre is being recognized as our student of the month for his consistent positive behaviors and ability to redirect over the past few weeks. DeAndre proactively offers to help beautify our campus and classrooms by sweeping, vacuuming, and throwing away garbage when he sees the need. DeAndre has been an emotional support to his peers, offering positive advice when he notices them being triggered by others. DeAndre [...]

2211, 2019

Ms. Jackson Steps Up

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Eastern Extension|

During the month of October Ms. Jackson stepped up in leading the classroom while the classroom teacher was on leave. She did a great job of taking over the planning of activities, leading the classroom and keeping their routine going strong. Ms. Jackson is known around campus as always being calm, cool and collected. She is reliable and always willing to help out with extra jobs on [...]

2211, 2019

Atiya Uses Her Coping Skills

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road Upper School: Prince George’s County|

Atiya Cook is a blue level student who demonstrates role model and leadership qualities to her peers and staff. Initially, Atiya came to High Road Upper School unmotivated and unable to control her frustration with being in school. Within a short period of time, Atiya redirected her focus to a bigger goal. Daily use of her preferred coping skills has allowed her to be a successful student, and a [...]

2211, 2019

Getting on the Right Track with Brandi

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Southern Delaware|

Brandi has stepped into the teacher in training role and has taken off! She has implemented new systems and really has the classroom on the right track. Other staff members voted Brandi as Staff of the Month because she is always the first to help in the classrooms, take kids on breaks, and is a vital member of our team. "Brandi has really shown her passion for [...]

2211, 2019

Akiva’s Goal of Transitioning Back to School

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Southern Delaware, High Road School: Southern Delaware Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

Akiva has worked very hard in October to achieve all Blue level days! He has been working to transition back to his home school! He is very proud of his level which is now 42 days on blue level. He is also proud that he achieved his goal to transition back to his home school. "Akiva is a hard worker, gives insightful comments in group discussion, and [...]

2211, 2019

Mr. Smith’s Encouragement

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School of Philadelphia|

Mr. Smith encourages his students to always give their best effort. He makes each one feel they can always achieve. He goes over and beyond his job duties as teacher. During the month of October alone, his students not only learned math, they made homemade ice cream, carved jack-o-lanterns and built a life-size scarecrow. Mr. Smith is one of the most loyal and dependable staff members at [...]

2211, 2019

What A Pleasure Zoe Is In Class

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School of Philadelphia, High Road School of Philadelphia: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

Zoe is a pleasure to have at High Road School. She comes to school daily with a smile and kind words of encouragement for her peers. Zoe comes to classes prepared and completes all of her assignments with careful thought and precision. She's a good friend to her peers and a leader in her 7th grade cohort. Zoe has scored points placing her at the Positive Rating [...]

2211, 2019

Mr. Chris’ Unprecedented Dedication

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

Dustin had a great month of October! He started the month off on yellow level and ended on blue! During the month, Dustin earned the job of co-anchor for the school’s morning announcements and became a huge help in his homeroom classroom. Dustin has always possessed the potential to start working his way back to public school and this month he started to show it consistently. Despite [...]

2211, 2019

Thanking Mrs. Amy

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

Mrs. Amy was nominated by her colleagues because she is always positive. She is great at training new staff and quick to give a helping hand. She has been doing great at getting the new students acclimated to their new environment. Even on the tough days Mrs. Amy is always greeting with a smile. "You make others happy by rendering everyone's happiness. Thank you for all that [...]

2211, 2019

Mrs. Amy Puts Students First

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE, Success Story Landing Page|

Mrs. Amy was nominated by her colleagues because she is always positive. She is great at training new staff and quick to give a helping hand.  She has been doing great at getting the new students acclimated to their new environment. Even on the tough days Mrs. Amy is always greeting with a smile. "You make others happy by rendering everyone's happiness. Thank you for all [...]

2211, 2019

Jerome’s Success

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE, High Road School: New Castle: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

Jerome was nominated after improving his behavior and earning his way back to blue level. We are all so proud of him for maintaining outstanding behavior. He has turned his behavior around tremendously by being respectful to staff and his classmates. "It feels very great to be on level, and I am doing great. I used to be bad, but now I am doing good. I get [...]

2211, 2019

Brittany’s Positivity

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Cecil County, MD, Maryland Landing Page|

Brittany is an enthusiastic and extremely positive member of the B.E.S.T. classroom. She helps keep everyone on schedule and is always able to see the best in people. Both staff and students enjoy working with her. She shows a great dedication to the High Road School of Cecil County program. She is a very hard working individual. Brittany is a very invested and friendly staff member. [...]

2211, 2019

Counting on AJ

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Cecil County, MD, HRS: Cecil County: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

AJ has been the epitome of progress since he has started here at the High Road School of Cecil County. AJ is a very friendly, affectionate young man who is a pleasure to be around. He comes to school each and every day with a positive attitude that is very contagious throughout our school building. AJ is a pleasure to be around. He has made great strides [...]

2211, 2019

Alicia’s Passion for Social Work

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD, Success Story Landing Page|

Ms. Alicia has had an impact on colleagues by always being available and helpful when they need her support. She is at morning entrance and dismissal on a daily basis. She has a great balance of being able to meet the needs of the students while supporting the staff. Ms. Alicia always branches out to offer support to other social workers in other High Road Schools as [...]

2211, 2019

Maintaining Scott’s Highest Level

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD, Success Story Landing Page|

Scott has maintained highest level of behavior on the point sheets and now has applied for Gold Level! He consistently participates in all school activities and demonstrates positive peer relationships. Classmates reports Scott is a good friend and is always willing to help anyone in the school building. He encourages other to do the right thing and make great choices. Scott loves to camp with his family [...]

2211, 2019

Making Noah Comfortable in a New Setting

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County, Success Story Landing Page|

Noah came to the High Road program very hesitant of what exactly to expect of us and our expectations for him. Like many students’ it was a rocky start. Noah was quite anxious as well as hesitant due to the circumstances of a new routine. Over the past month Noah has also had quite a few rough days from outside life affecting his everyday focus. With a [...]

2211, 2019

Mrs. Caliri Puts Her Heart Into Everything

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road Providence Student Spotlight, High Road School: Providence, Success Story Landing Page|

Mrs. Caliri has been with High Road for a long time and has always kept a positive and willing attitude throughout all the changes within the school. She did an awesome job executing and facilitating the Career Fair as well as decorating the school with motivational wall art. She has been a great support to staff and students and has done an exceptional job this month. Mrs. [...]

2211, 2019

Meaghan’s Perseverance

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road Providence Student Spotlight, High Road School: Providence, Success Story Landing Page|

Meaghan has really shown improvement this school year and specifically this month especially in terms of social interaction. Meaghan has shown perseverance each day and continues working on communication and social interaction despite how uncomfortable she may feel. She has been positive in her work experience and puts forth her best effort in school each day. She truly is one of a kind. Meaghan is eager [...]

2211, 2019

Mr. Chris’ Unprecedented Dedication

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road Harford Spotlight, High Road School: Harford County, MD, Success Story Landing Page|

The 2019-2020 school year marks the third year for Mr. Chris in the role of transition coordinator for the Harford County Program. Along with transitions, Mr. Chris teaches life skills classes and heads up the Culinary Arts Program. Chris was nominated for October Staff off the month because of unprecedented dedication and passion that he brings to our program day in and day out.Mr. Chris had a [...]

2211, 2019

Going Above and Beyond with Jeremy

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County, Maryland Landing Page|

Jeremy Franklin is joining us for his second year here at High Road Lower School as our Transition Coordinator. During the month of October, Jeremy went above and beyond working to help our students and staff. Jeremy dropped everything to step in at the last minute and lead our Fall Flag Football game for students. He also works hard every day to support each and every classroom [...]

2211, 2019

Extremely Proud of Ms. Fuentes

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel, High Road Academy: Laurel: Spotlight|

Ms. Fuentes has worked as our Administrative Assistant since March 2018. She is a reliable and dedicated staff member with a tremendous amount of compassion for others. Ms. Fuentes’ tireless efforts ensure the school program operates smoothly and efficiently. She was chosen for Staff of the Month because she is a person that all of the staff and students can depend on. She has no problem helping [...]

2211, 2019

What Would We Do Without Mr. Noriega?

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: BEST Academy|

We are very fortunate to have a number of veteran staff who fulfill many roles with grace, calm and kindness, focusing solely on the best interest of the students, not seeking accolades or comfort for themselves. Their skills and experience lend themselves to be able to support with a wide variety of students as well as coordinate activities that benefit the school-wide community. Mr. Noriega is always [...]

2111, 2019

Capital Academy Welcomes Mr. Parker

By |November 21st, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

A message from Mr. Parker: Hello My name is Stephan Parker I am the High School Team Lead at Capital Academy. I have been apart of SESI Schools for going on 6 years with 4 of them being at Goodridge Academy in York, Pa in both the teaching and Climate Manager roles. I studied Biology at the University of West Virginia and International Studies and Education [...]

2111, 2019

Hapeville goes to College

By |November 21st, 2019|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy|

On November 8, 2019, FCS PEAK Academies Hapeville campus took our annual Atlanta University Center(AUC) college tour, along with thirteen of our positive students. Each year, our students look forward to visiting the campuses of Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and Spelman College to gain the knowledge and exposure to college and “campus life”. While on this years tour, students were given the opportunity to speak with students [...]

2111, 2019

Spirit Week/ Red Ribbon Week

By |November 21st, 2019|Categories: Springall Academy|

Springall recognizes Red Ribbon Week every year. Activities and lessons were discussed around this topic inside the classrooms and during PE with our Counselor Ms. Fisher. Students were also asked to participate in spirit week and each day represented a theme. Sock it to drugs Wake up drug free Lei off drugs Drugs are horrifying Team up against drugs [...]

2111, 2019

Oma’s Pumpkin Patch Field Trip

By |November 21st, 2019|Categories: Springall Academy|

As a reward for working so hard,Blue and Gold level students earned a field trip to Oma’s Pumpkin Patch. Students of all ages learned what environment and ingredients are needed in order to grow and sustain the life of a pumpkin. The students also learned about the importance of different animals such as goats, pigs, and cows and how they are taken care of at Oma’s dairy farm. [...]

2111, 2019

Halloween Social

By |November 21st, 2019|Categories: Springall Academy|

Springall had their 2nd annual Halloween Social this year. Students dressed up in their favorite costume during the last hour of the school day. The social included, dancing, singing, photo props, food and just good ol’ hanging out with each other. Springall staff represented rock stars from different decades. Fun was had by all! Visit our website to learn [...]

2011, 2019

Character Counts: Trustworthiness

By |November 20th, 2019|Categories: Springall Academy|

Springall Academy participates in the Nationally recognized Character Counters program. Last month, the students focused on the Character Trait "Trustworthiness." During this month, students learned the meaning and importance of being trustworthy. Activities and discussion are being implemented in the classroom and during PE. Elementary-Travis Middle-Jacob S, not pictured High School -Ethan, Soren, not pictured Visit our website to learn more about [...]

1911, 2019

Tanisha’s Resiliency

By |November 19th, 2019|Categories: Arizona Landing Page, Aurora Day School|

Tanisha has demonstrated tremendous resiliency as she continues to excel in her academic studies this month. She has been going through some difficult and trying times at home, however, this has not affected her academic performance. She has exhibited excellent behavior as well. Tanisha has acted as a role model to her peers as she has maintained her Gold Level status. As staff has watched her continue [...]

1811, 2019

Taking a Trip Into the Past

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

After students recently spent time learning about dinosaurs in their class, the students took a trip to Yale Peabody's Museum of Natural History. As students walked towards the museum, they were greeted with a large dinosaur called a Torosaurus who stands outside of the museum. Once inside, they were able to see murals, dinosaur skeletons, and learn about the plants that were present in the prehistoric [...]

1811, 2019

Family Paint Night

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

Our families were invited to have some artistic time with their students hosted by our school. While snacking on some yummy appetizers, families and students took to their canvas's to paint a masterpiece. Education Director, Katelyn McDonald said "The students and parents seemed to enjoy the time spent creating something and there were lots of smiles and good conversation while working. [...]

1811, 2019

Kinetic Energy

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

How much energy does a roller coaster car need to make it through a loop? High Road students learned about kinetic and potential energy as they built their own roller coasters from simple classroom materials. Each student had piece of cardboard to use as a base, pieces of card stock for the "tracks," scissors and tape for assembly, and a marble to act as the "car." [...]

1811, 2019

Families and School Together

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Worcester County|

Here at SHHS, we have an event called a FAST Event (Families and Teachers Together). Instead of the normal and monotonous parent/teacher conferences, we have 4 events a year where parents and students can come and have a good time. Early this year we had a fAST event at a nearby park where students played basketball and other activities and parents talked to teachers in a social setting [...]

1811, 2019

Website Submission #5

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Sierra Academy Varsity sports made it to the first round on season playoffs. The team had a great season and from beginning to end the team showed so much growth as athletes. Hard work, sportsmanship, and hustle made our team one of the strongest in the league. We are proud of each and everyone of our athletes and couldn’t ask for a better pack of wolves. [...]

1811, 2019

1st Quarter Awards

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

High Road School of Wallingford Primary/Middle is proud to announce our 1st quarter Award Recipients. The awards that our students are eligible to earn are High Honors, which students can earn for maintain an A- average in all subjects. Honor Roll includes a B- average or better in all subject areas. Students are also eligible for Perfect Attendance awards and academic awards centered around our i-Ready program for [...]

1711, 2019

Reducing Negative Behavior With Gerald

By |November 17th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County, Maryland Landing Page, Success Story Landing Page|

This October our Elementary student of the month is Gerald Wilson-Branch. Gerald is a very hard-working 4th grade student in Ms. Kavney’s class here at High Road Lower School. This month Gerald has displayed model Blue level behavior. He is always willing to answer questions in class, he finishes his assignments on time and he works diligently to make the best grades possible. Gerald also volunteers [...]

1711, 2019

Autumn’s Anti-Bullying Comic

By |November 17th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County, HRS: Prince George's County: Spotlight, Maryland Landing Page, Success Story Landing Page|

Our October student of the month is Autumn Starfury! Autumn is a 7th grade student in Mr. Henry’s class at the High Road Lower School. Autumn comes to school every day with a positive attitude and is ready to learn. Her smile radiates when she enters the building every morning. During the month of October, Autumn is a student who consistently sets a positive example for her [...]

1711, 2019

Aubrey Finds Her Way

By |November 17th, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel, High Road Academy: Laurel: Spotlight, Maryland Student Of The Month, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Aubrey accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Aubrey enrolled at HRA in September 2017, and she is currently in the 8th grade. Aubrey expressed that she enjoys working with her teachers to get better, and she “wants to do a good job with (her) homework.” Her favorite subjects in school are math, reading and science. Aubrey shared that at [...]

1711, 2019

Gold Level for Dapri

By |November 17th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch, Sierra School: Antioch Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Dapri done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Dapri is shining star! Not only has he reached our Gold level, but he has also an aspiring actor with loads of potential and constantly honing his skills to be the next big star. Dapri is starting the process of transitioning to hybrid courses on the mainstream site. We are extremely proud [...]

1611, 2019

Learning About “Adulting”

By |November 16th, 2019|Categories: High Road School of Philadelphia|

Students of our 2019-2020 senior class will be the first to take part in HRS of Philadelphia’s newly established senior seminar course. HRS Transition Coordinator Mr. Demby, in partnership with the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, developed the course to teach seniors important skills related to potential careers, college/careers and life after high school. Course themes include interviewing, money and time management, social media do’s and don’ts, [...]

1511, 2019

Catapult Learning Schools Group Changes Name to Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI)

By |November 15th, 2019|Categories: Press Release|

Catapult Learning Schools Group Changes Name to Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI) Name Provides Clarity While Continuing to Provide Outcomes-Driven Services for Children and their Families November 18, 2019, (Camden, NJ) – Catapult Learning, a leading provider of special education, instructional intervention, behavioral health and professional development solutions, today announced its Schools Group division is changing its name to Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI). The Catapult Learning Schools Group [...]

1511, 2019

Local Veterans Visit Students

By |November 15th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

Our blue and gold students took a field trip to Liberty Nursing Home in the morning to visit residents who had served our country. That afternoon, three local veteran's volunteered their time and visited students at the school. They brought a visual display along with a great lesson on Veteran's Day. The students really enjoyed asking them questions.

1511, 2019

Kinetic and Potential Energy Rollercoasters

By |November 15th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Worcester County|

What goes up, must come down! How much energy does a roller coaster car need to make it through a loop? In this science lesson, High Road students learned about kinetic and potential energy as they built their own roller coasters from simple classroom materials. Each student had piece of cardboard to use as a base, pieces of card stock for the "tracks," scissors and tape for assembly, [...]

1511, 2019

The Breakfast Club

By |November 15th, 2019|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

We’ve got a new club going on here at KAP, but you can only be a part of it if you come to school every day of the week! When you are here Monday through Thursday, on Friday you get to take part in The Breakfast Club. This means a special morning treat for students provided by KAP. Our Friday breakfasts range from breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, bacon and [...]

1411, 2019

Community Based Instruction: ALDI

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

Life Skills participated in a C.B.I. at ALDI grocery store yesterday! Our kids were incredibly active and engaged in the activities that were planned. Behaviors were almost non-existent and participation was at 100%. Our students were given a $25 budget to create a meal for the class. Ms. Annette’s class gathered ingredients for an amazing quiche recipe and Mr. Brandon’s class searched for quesadilla components. Students were tasked [...]

1411, 2019

Website Submission #2 November

By |November 14th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School at Eastern: Lower School|

Sierra School students went all out for Halloween. We had princesses, Mario, witches, ghosts, and many more characters from both staff and students alike! The students got to participate in a pizza party and carnival games followed by a room to room trick or treating afternoon before heading home for the day. Here at Sierra School, we love to celebrate Halloween! [...]

1311, 2019

Student Success Story – Transitions

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Over here in the High Road classroom at North Caroline High School, one of our students officially graduated out of the High Road classroom. Kennra joined the High Road classroom full-time at the beginning of 9th grade. Following Kennara's progress during her first semester with us, Kennara began integrating into the general education setting at the start of the 2018 Spring semester. With continued behavioral progress, [...]

1311, 2019

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

Extra, extra, read all about it!! High Road School of Fairfield County has the coolest place to read all of the interesting and amazing books we have in our library! “We have such a unique library/Blue Cafe already, but we needed to make it a little more special for our students,” said Miss. Lindsey the Director of the school. Our Transition Coordinator Mrs. Russo states, “Our high school [...]

1311, 2019

Student Government 2019

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

A new school year is in full swing…and with that we have come to the point where we elect our Student Government. The positions available for office this year were the School Pet Advisor, School Mayor, Classroom Representatives, Co-Rally Commissioners, School Treasurer, School Secretary, School Vice-President, and the School Student Body President. We had many candidates this year, and all gave impressive speeches dictating to their peers why [...]

1311, 2019

Our Transition Program

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

As part of our Transition program, we want to teach our students the skills to be successful when they enter the workforce which includes getting them experience with interviewing. Mr. Moore, our Transition Coordinator, has worked with our students to get their resumes looking great as well as teaching them interview strategies to make them confident for interviews. Mr. Moore set up mock interviews with our [...]

1211, 2019

Operation Gratitude

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School), High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

From October 26th to November 6th, staff and students at the High Road Schools of Connecticut organized a collection for Operation Gratitude. This is our 4th year participating in Operation Gratitude’s Halloween Candy Collection Program. Every year since its inception in 2003, Operation Gratitude sends over 300,000 care packages to soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines and coast guard deployed over-seas. The program also sends packages to the children of [...]

1211, 2019

1st Quarter Awards

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

High Road School of Hartford High is proud to announce our 1st quarter Award Recipients. For High Honors, students must achieve an A- average in all of their classes. Mariana Mendez-Cedeno achieved High Honors in the 1st quarter. For our Honor Roll, students are expected to achieve an B- average or better in all of their classes. Those students achieving Honor Roll are: Christian Garcia-Ramos, Michael Riguard, Kiara [...]

1211, 2019

1st Quarter Awards

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

High Road School of Hartford Primary is proud to announce our 1st quarter Award Recipients. For High Honors, students must achieve an A- average in all of their classes. Sasha Galarza achieved High Honors in the 1st quarter. For our Honor Roll, students are expected to achieve an B- average or better in all of their classes. Those students achieving Honor Roll are: Javier Salazaar, Jensy Ortiz, Steven [...]

1211, 2019

Measurement and Dinosaurs

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

For the start of November, students at High Road School of Wallingford Primary/Middle, in Mrs. Rey's class, explored types of dinosaurs within the context of their science class. Using the scientific process, students made predictions on the length of a Triceratops, Apatosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex and Ankylosaurus. Then they tested their theories (with pre-measured string.) Ankylosaurus was the longest at 75 feet, which landed them all the way down [...]

1211, 2019

Veterans Day

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay, Ohio Landing Page|

The Center for Autism and Dyslexia in Findlay wanted to thank our fellow coworkers, Mr. Nate and Mrs. Clymer, for serving our country! The Speech and Occupational Therapy students helped create this project to show their thanks! Happy Veterans Day And a big THANK YOU to all of our veterans! Visit our website to learn more about the Center for Autism & Dyslexia [...]

1211, 2019

Animal Group Behavior

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Animal group behavior has been all DES students have been talking about on Monday and Wednesday when science time rolls around. They learned that some animals work in groups to protect each other and hunt for food. For instance, students found out that meerkats work together to protect the babies in the group. Mrs. Jill put together two different ant farms for students in our room to check [...]

1211, 2019

Making Cards to Thank Veterans

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: Connecticut Landing Page, High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

Ms. Lieberman, Special Education and Art teacher, helped students make cards for veterans. Students learned about what Veteran’s Day means and what differentiates it from Memorial Day. They also learned about the different wars many of our veterans served in and why it’s important to honor their service. Students had many important questions and did a wonderful job furthering the discussion. After learning about Veteran’s Day, students made [...]

1211, 2019

Fall Spirit Week!

By |November 12th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

Social workers Ms. Rossetti and Ms. Gibson planned a fabulous Fall spirit week for students at High Road School of Wallingford. On Monday students wore flannel to kick off the week followed by Tuesday where they wore fall colors and decorated fall cupcakes. On Wednesday students participated in a Fall Scavenger Hunt. Students were challenged to go around the school and complete tasks such as finding 5 orange [...]

1111, 2019

First Responders

By |November 11th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

To celebrate and thank our local first responders, Mrs. Mel, organized an event for the first responders to come to our school. In the morning of October 29th, the Abingdon Fire Department came to our school with their fire truck. Class-by-class, our students were able to go outside and watch a presentation from the firefighters. These local volunteers talked to our students about what they do on a [...]

1111, 2019

Halloween Fun

By |November 11th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

The High Road halls where filled with laughter, sweets and fun for all on Halloween! Staff and students dressed up with wild creativity for the schools celebration. We had costumes of the puny kind, animals with fuzzy tails, and walking talking candies to name a few. In case you were worried about us staying safe from the creatures that lurk the night we had our very own police [...]

1111, 2019

Hard Work is Paying Off

By |November 11th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: St. Mary's County, High Road St Mary Spotlight|

Amir is a sixth grader at Margaret Brent Middle School. Over the course of a few weeks he has made some big changes. Amir has has improved in multiple ways such as his work ethic, his hand writing, his behavior and staying on task. As staff we all encourage him to keep growing and giving him constant reminders of the growth that he has already presented [...]

1011, 2019

Halloween Party

By |November 10th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Eastern Extension|

Last week was our annual Halloween Party. Students had a great time enjoying the several spooky stations such as cupcake decorating, scary sensory toys, ring toss, guess the candy corn, and the spooky art station. A highlight of the day was the face painting station that was done by one of our very own students Kimberly! Students of all grade levels had their face pointed by the end [...]

811, 2019

Elementary Activities

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Elementary had a fun and exciting month! This month we were able to learn about plants and their seeds. The students were able to investigate different types of seeds such as an apple and pumpkin. We also enjoy Halloween! Our class was able to dress up and Trick-or-Treat around campus. The students are learning and growing! We can wait until the month of November. Visit [...]

811, 2019

1st Quarter Success

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

The first quarter is coming to an end here at North Dorchester Middle and it has been a phenomenal start. We had one student that has transitioned completely out into general education. We also have another student that has transitioned out for the first half of the day. The other students are working very hard and doing a tremendous job completing their assignments. They are all maintaining an A, [...]

811, 2019

Painting with Purpose

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy, Georgia Landing Page|

The staff of the FCS PEAK Academies spent November 5th Teacher Work Day; working together. It started morning learning and then lunch. Then, we came together as each site and were given the opportunity to paint our logo in any colors, any way they wanted as long as they worked together. It was so much fun with trivia intwined throughout the day for points and prizes. Everyone had [...]

811, 2019

CEOs of Tomorrow Leadership Conference

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy, Georgia Landing Page|

Hapeville site was able to take advantage of a fantastic Leadership Conference last month. They traveled into the city of Atlanta and spent the day in workshops and with speakers hearing about business and leadership. Attached is a student's perspective about the conference. Her excitement and hopes shine through in her writing which you can read here.

811, 2019

Wild About Learning

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: Dunbar Hill Elementary School’s Intensive Support Classroom|

Students in the Hamden In-District classroom had a wild month! After learning about spiders and bats, the students took a field trip to the Beardsley Zoo to celebrate ‘Bat Week’. The students visited an exhibit with a colony of Common Vampire bats in the Rainforest building, enjoyed crafts in the Research Station, played bat games, observed bat skeletons and participated in a bat pop quiz and won origami [...]

811, 2019

Fall Fun for Transition

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

The staff at High Road of Hartford lives the motto of being flexible. On this particular trip our very own Administrative Assistant Mrs. Carrillo stepped away from the duties of her desk and drove us to our field trip and also translated for our Spanish speaking students during the trip. Mrs. Carrillo reported, “I loved getting to know the students by interacting with them on the trip.” We toured [...]

711, 2019

Food and Nutrition

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County|

Cooking and nutrition go hand in hand in today's version of high school home economics classes. At a time when concern over poor adolescent health and wellness is high, high school food and nutrition help students learn about nutrition and cooking. In Food and Nutrition class at High Road School, the students learn the basics of cooking and nutrition. During class students discuss 5the importance of nutrition and the [...]

711, 2019

High Road Upper School Spirit Week

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: High Road Upper School: Prince George’s County|

If you see a bunch of students wearing crazy hats out or Hawaiian shirts in the middle of winter, you may be witnessing the school celebration of Spirit Week!! High Road Upper school students celebrated Spirit Week!! 2019 from 28 October thru 1 November. The week serves to get students involved, working cooperatively on a common goal of promoting the school. This year’s daily activities consisted of wearing of [...]

711, 2019

Merry-Go-Round

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

With our school playground under construction, our Easton Elementary students were able to earn a very special incentive- going to the nearby community playground for Fun Friday! Students were required to be on the highest two behavior levels in order to earn this reward, meaning they needed to display appropriate behavior and complete all academic tasks leading up to this field trip. While at the playground, E’Monte and Thomas [...]

711, 2019

Celebrating Halloween

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Alhambra Spotlight|

Sierra school of Alhambra celebrated Halloween by wearing costumes and decorating their classroom doors. Most students and staff participated in wearing costumes. Each classroom spent time decorated their door. All classrooms did a great job showing their creativity. Students were given candy bags made by our behavior team and classroom 5. Staff donated bags of candy to make the treat bags for each student. Classroom 3 set up [...]

711, 2019

Smith Family Farm Pumpkin Patch

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Diablo Vista students recently went to the Smith Family Farm Pumpkin Patch. Not only did they learn about the local animals and crops, but they were able to have some fun too! Students and staff were able to run in the corn maze, observe the beehive, learn about the replica Native American village, and see a live music show. What a way to wrap up the harvest season! [...]

711, 2019

Chip and Dip Party

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: Apex|

Staff at Apex enjoy giving their students incentive days. The best part about incentive days is that sometimes students do not expect them. For one of the incentive days, staff came up with the idea of throwing a Chip and Dip Party for the students who were earning their points. Different types of chips and dips were offered along with Jazz music. Students that had earned their day [...]

711, 2019

Student Success Story

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County, High Road Talbot Spotlight|

E'monte is our only 4th grade student at the High Road at Easton Elementary. E'monte had to choose a hero that has made a difference to him, research, do a poster and present in front of a group. Walt Disney was E'monte's hero. His presentation was flawless! He shared facts on Walt Disney's childhood, struggles, education, achievements, and road to success. Emonte presented in the media center where there [...]

711, 2019

Door Decorating Contest 2019 Winner

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

High Road Academy concluded its 2019 Homecoming week last October 21-25. One of the highlights was the Door Decorating Contest and the theme was autumn. The winner was the 10th grade class of Miss Horter and Mr. Webb. Everyone worked together and displayed their creativeness, cooperation, participation, and artistry that proclaimed them as winners. The other classes are worth mentioning for school spirit and participation displaying the colors [...]

711, 2019

Artist at Work

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

Eric Nelson is a 9th grader at High Road Academy, Laurel. Eric started painting when he was one year old. By age 5, he was sketching cartoons. His peers recognize him as the most talented artist at school. Currently, he is seeking opportunities to publish his work. Eric was given the task to draw the school’s Homecoming 2019 theme, Sleepy Hollow. He willingly accepted the challenge and did [...]

611, 2019

Spelling Bee

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: High Road Harford Spotlight, High Road School: Harford County, MD|

S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G B-E-E! November 1st marked our schools first Spelling Bee Competition. Leading up to the event our teacher assistant, Mrs. Ashley, went from class to class in search of two competitors to represent their homeroom. Each student was given an academic appropriate word to spell to make it to the finals. The day of the event we had 8 competitors (two were absent) to represent their class. Parents of [...]

611, 2019

Mental Health Awareness

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

During the month of November Capital Academy students had the opportunity to attend two assemblies focused on education and understanding of Mental Health Awareness. The American Mental Health Awareness Association provided two interacting assemblies aimed to help students understand, recognize and know what to do when faced with a mental health problem. Capital Academy staff also attended a training to become certified Mental Health First-Aiders. This training provides on [...]

611, 2019

Class Lesson

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

Today, we fully took advantage of the beautiful weather and hosted our geography lesson outside under a local gazebo. Our Life Skills class navigated their way through a geographical scavenger hunt and found US states based on the clues they were given! We have been working on our map skills, location of US cities and identifying different regions in the United States for our first social studies unit of [...]

611, 2019

CBI

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

Today the Life Skills classes participated in Community Based Instruction at the Dollar Tree where we continued to learn and educate ourselves about personal hygiene. Not only that, but we have been working on adhering to a strict budget. Each student was allotted $10 to shop for personal hygiene items at the Dollar Tree. Students identified what the ""best deal"" was between two items. Whether that meant that they [...]

511, 2019

IReady Success

By |November 5th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

Students at Choptank Elementary IDC started off their Month with some I-Ready Success! Students completed a diagnostic summary at the beginning of the year. This allows the Teacher to see exactly where the students are progressing and see their strengths and areas of support. Students at Choptank Elementary are very familiar with I-Ready. Ms. Hayley, lead Teacher at Choptank Elementary encourages her students to slow down on their [...]

511, 2019

Thoughts from Staff

By |November 5th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Livermore|

Sierra School has been so beneficial for our students. The staff genuinely care about the success of each student and are always fostering healthy and appropriate relationships. I think this is why our students feel so comfortable in this environment. I work at the high school. All the students and staff have become quite a little family. The environment makes the kids feel supported and at [...]

511, 2019

Fall Fest

By |November 5th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

On the last Friday of October, our school hosted a fall fest for the students and their parents. During this event the students enjoyed the fall season with many festive activities. To start the event students and their parents played a bingo game in which they had the opportunity to win prizes of candy. Other activities included face and pumpkin painting, chalk and coloring, football and wiffle ball, and [...]

511, 2019

RISE Classroom Fall Events

By |November 5th, 2019|Categories: Arizona Landing Page, Aurora Day School|

Rise class is moving forward in work habits and social skills. Students focused on building independent work habits by having daily tracing and counting worksheets. Many students progress in their social skills by working on taking turns during whole group activities. Rise class introduced Go Talk device used for communication to help students engage more in learning. Students in the Rise classroom worked also explored pumpkin's life cycle and [...]

511, 2019

High School 1 Activities & Events

By |November 5th, 2019|Categories: Arizona Landing Page, Aurora Day School|

High School 1 volunteered at St. Mary’s Food Bank. Students had opportunities to pass out and distribute food boxes to those in need. We also help assemble food boxes downtown working at the main distribution warehouse. Students enjoyed participating in our annual Halloween festivities, passing out candy to the younger students, as well as getting some of their own! We continue to learn and grow in our transition program. [...]

411, 2019

Sierra School Goes Rock Climbing!

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Weld County|

Sierra School of Weld County went to a rock climbing park named "Wooden Mountain" for our Fun Friday field trip. The kids got learn about rock climbing, the safety, and the fun within it. Along with getting to play around on different courses and levels of difficulty. They also got to enjoy some lunch at the "Pizza Ranch". [...]

411, 2019

Halloween at Sierra School

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Weld County|

Our kids enjoyed a fun packed day here at Sierra School while we celebrated Halloween! Our staff set up many fun activities, and many treats for our kids to enjoy on Halloween. We played games like pumpkin corn hole, table ping pong, went on scavenger hunts, watched spooky movies, and ate so many yummy treats. We also set out on a very fun adventure of trick-or-treating around the school [...]

411, 2019

We Never Stop Learning!

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

To keep our teaching staff feeling supported and up to date on new information, High Road has established numerous professional development days for their staff. Our calendars reflect half days approximately twice a month at which time staff hone their skills at either their own schools or at the Wallingford training center. This is a great time to review ways in which we can make the student experience at [...]

411, 2019

Creative Writing Essay Winner

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Worcester County|

Students across the Eastern Shore were given the opportunity to partake in Essay writing contest. The rules were to use the title “ The Little Apple Who Wouldn’t Fall…” The essay could be in the format of a Readers Theater, play, story or letter. And the winner for the Essay Contest is….. Ethan J. Ethan is an avid fantasy novel reader and enjoys learning about different worlds. Ethan used [...]

411, 2019

Staying Healthy

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: BEST Academy|

At BEST Academy, we look for as many opportunities as possible to keep our students healthy and active. Movement is an important part of every student's overall physical and cognitive health. For our students, it can help serve many other needs. It is a way to assist with sensory regulation, which can increase attention to task and time focused on academics. Physical movement in group activities can also provide [...]

411, 2019

Staff Spotlight-Ms. Jennie Serra

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: Dunbar Hill Elementary School’s Intensive Support Classroom|

Jennie Serra, Special Education Teacher and Program Coordinator, joined the High Road School of Wallingford Campus team in 2017. Ms. Serra worked as a teacher assistant in the Primary/Middle school before taking over her own classroom in the High School. Most recently, Ms. Serra was excited to begin her new position as Program Coordinator for an in-district collaborative classroom and to have the unique opportunity to work in unison [...]

411, 2019

Halloween Festival

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

On Halloween day we had a fall festival full of extravagant activities, games, and prizes. Students were able to engage with each other painting pumpkins, an eyeball toss, mummy wrap, zombie obstacle course and enjoy a raffle. Although it was full of fun, nobody lost their heads! Visit our website to learn more about Sierra Academy

411, 2019

Spooktacular Event

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

Happy Halloween from Choptank Elementary High Road site! Ms. Hayley and the team set up a Boo-Breakfast for all students to enjoy and start the day off! The students' enjoyed Halloween themed food's from Jack-o-oranges, Franken Berry cereal and pumpkin spice crawlers! The students continued the day with spooky crafts and activities to stay in the spirit of Halloween. Visit our website [...]

111, 2019

Spin the Wheel, Build a Bookcase

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

At High Road School of Wright City, we believe our genuine and positive relationships with our students is one of our most effective change agents. With the introduction of Ms. Z's Incentive Wheel, students have the opportunity to choose from a myriad of reinforcers, including time with preferred staff. As you can tell by this student's face, he hadn't accounted for joining in on the staff's work task! [...]

111, 2019

High Road School Walks for Autism Awareness

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

Staff members and their families recently had the honor of participating in the Autism Speaks Walk in St. Louis. The Autism Speaks Walk is the world's largest fundraising event dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism.To find out more information about how you can be a part of this event, please click the following link to be directed to the Autism Speaks website: http://act.autismspeaks.org/site/TR?pg=informational&fr_id=4420&type=fr_informational&sid=1020&wmenu=sec_abt_walk [...]

111, 2019

B.E.S.T. Classroom Updates

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

The students and staff in the B.E.S.T. classroom have had a busy and productive October. From welcoming new staff and students to the program, trips to the pumpkin patch, Halloween-themed activities, and working on music skills, there's been no shortage of fun and action! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

111, 2019

Sensory-Friendly Trunk or Treat

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

High Road School of Wright City had a great turnout for our first Annual Sensory-Friendly Trunk or Treat! With participation from the Wright City Police Department, KIWANIS Club, Kona Ice, Our Hair Salon, and many members of the school and community, this event was a fun and memorable experience for all. The students and their families enjoyed arts and crafts, sensory activities, face painting, bowling, Halloween ring toss, [...]

111, 2019

Halloween Celebration

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

The Findlay Center for Autism and Dyslexia celebrated Halloween by the staff and students dressing up in fun costumes and going trick or treating! The students got to practice social skills and enjoy some candy and toys while having a great time with their class. We enjoyed seeing all of the fun costumes. A big THANK YOU to the parents who came to decorate tables and pass out candy [...]

111, 2019

Exploring with our 5 Senses

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: BEST Academy|

Each month, at BEST Academy, we complement our ABA based education with a hands-on, project based curriculum, focusing on Science or Social Studies. For our monthly project in October, we embraced the bounty of the season-pumpkins. Each classroom explored the 5 primary senses through a number of different activities, culminating in a project that allowed for experiencing a pumpkin through sight, touch, taste, hearing and smell. Many of [...]

111, 2019

Autism Resource Fair

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: BEST Academy|

Being part of the Autism Community there are many active and supportive groups in the knowledgeable, and tight-knit autism community. One of the greatest local events is run by the Autism Spectrum Resource Center (ASRC); it is the annual resource fair held at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford. ASRC is an organization that offers advocacy, recreational activities, educational activities and resources to individuals and loved ones in the [...]

111, 2019

Student of the Month: Kaden

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Thompson, Sierra School Thompson Spotlight|

Kaden has been chosen as student of the month for Sierra School of Thompson. Kaden has shown tremendous growth from the program since his first day of school. Kaden advocates for his needs and is very respectful. Kaden loves to help his Teacher organize the classroom. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

111, 2019

Field Day

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

Mr.Carter, commonly known around school as “Coach,” is one of Barrett’s middle school teachers. Coach leads the school’s Extracurricular Activities Committee and had a special event in mind for this month. On Saturday, October 26th, students and their families got the chance to participate in our first ever Field Day. I asked Coach to talk me through the big event. “Each student participated in the 40 Yard [...]

111, 2019

Fall Field Trip

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

On October 17th, students at Sierra School at Barrett visited Anderson Farms. Students spent the sunny fall day enjoying farm activities like tractor rides, jumping pads, a corn maze, and a pumpkin patch! Ms.Gray, Barrett’s K-3 teacher, was happy to organize this fun field trip for students. Ms.Gray said, “As a kid, I always looked forward to the pumpkin patch. As a class, we learned about pumpkins [...]

111, 2019

Perfect Attendance: Staff

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

We enjoy celebrating our staff and thus far this school year staff have had perfect attendance! Staff earned a pizza party to celebrate. Shout out to: Mr. Gove, Ms. Martin, Ms. Barela, Ms. S, Ms. Q, Mr. Bielik, and not pictured, Mrs. Tweed, Mrs. Munevar, and Ms. Martin, and Ms. Renze! Keep the streak going! Visit our website to learn more about Sierra Academy [...]

111, 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County|

For October 2019, the staff and students at High Upper School, in Lanham, Maryland participated for the 6th straight year in a fundraiser to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year’s beneficiary of the schools fundraising efforts will be the Susan G. Komen National Capital Region. High Road Upper School staff and students could wear jeans everyday instead of their school uniforms, if they wore a [...]

111, 2019

Hard Work Pays Off

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Prince George’s County|

Throughout the school year students have the opportunity to take on a variety of jobs around the building. Whether they are helping collect trash, deliver lunch or sweep the floors, our student workers are often eager to get the job done. Every student has the chance to take on a school job, but only the students who have shown the necessary responsibility will be put on the schedule [...]

111, 2019

Learning about the Solar System

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

Students in Ms. Williams's class recently stepped outside of their classroom to explore our Solar System! They were able to a virtual trip to the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and of course, returned back to Earth. Students practiced measuring with non-standard units of measurement to compare the size of all of the planets. Next students learned all about the way these planets rotate around [...]

111, 2019

Cecil Arena

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Cecil County, MD|

Mrs. Allyson's and Mr. Eric's class got the opportunity to take their gym class on the road. They participated in a class incentive trip to Cecil Arena where they practiced multiple soccer drills and played a soccer game against each other. The goal is for our elementary students to be able to enjoy an athletic trip to the Cecil Arena on a bi-weekly schedule to allow them the [...]

111, 2019

Costume Contest & Raffle

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington, Illinois Landing Page|

This year for Halloween at High Road there was a costume contest and a raffle. Throughout the month of September students on level were able to purchase tickets to have a chance at winning Halloween themed prizes. Matthew from Academic Transition and Jericho from Academic Middle School were the winners of the raffle! Some of the winners of the costume contest are posted below. [...]

111, 2019

Creation Appreciation

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington, Illinois Landing Page|

This month High Road School focused on expressing their creativity. BEST and Academic Middle School students were able to go to Artful Designs and paint pottery. Students were able to decorate quilting squares to display them around the school. BEST High School experimented with using apples as stamps and a mixture of shaving cream and paint to design clouds. Our students use art to work on fine motor [...]

111, 2019

Cutest Pumpkins at Rader Farms

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington, Illinois Landing Page|

Our students were able to go to Rader Farms to participate in fall activities! Some of the activities that were available included basketball toss, jumping pillow, duck races, double-barrel chute, rat rollers, and a tire swing. The students were able to get snacks and a pumpkin. Happy fall to our students and their families!

111, 2019

Partnering with the National Aquarium’s Conservation Team

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Worcester County|

This year Snow Hill Middle School's 7th grade team has a service learning project with the National Aquarium's Conservation team, which is in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and the Chesapeake Bay Trust. High Road student, Thomas, was able to join his peers to plant Atlantic white cedar trees, which is a vulnerable species in Maryland. This planting is part of an ongoing restoration effort through [...]

111, 2019

Halloween Fun

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

It's officially Autumn, a time for pumpkin spice and everything nice!! Lockerman Middle School is falling into the season's spirit with tons of fall activities. Students and staff tapped into their creative side during our pumpkin group project. Art is the expression of one's imagination, each student was able to explore and bring their imaginations to life. The end result, pumpkins that are as unique as each personality [...]

111, 2019

Project Presentations!

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road Program: Frankford|

Students in Mr. Matt's class presented their projects on a state of their choice for US History. Some states that were represented were Georgia, North Carolina, Delaware and Florida. Students had a lot of fun researching and were able to learn a lot about their state! Visit our website to learn more about High Road Programs at Ferguson & Frankford – IU [...]

111, 2019

Field Trip to Eastern State Penitentiary

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road Program: Ferguson, High Road Program: Frankford|

Students from the High Road Program at Frankford and Ferguson had the opportunity to visit Eastern State Penitentiary. They were able to listen to an audio tour, ask questions, and explore the prison at their own pace. Visit our website to learn more about High Road Programs at Ferguson & Frankford – IU #26

111, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

"This year for Hispanic Heritage Month, we wanted our students and school learned about the differences of various Hispanic countries, history, and culture", committee leader of Cultural Awareness Mr. Johnson stated. Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 to October 15. "It was important for our classrooms to learn as much as they can on the selected country they were provided". Each classroom was selected in a different country [...]

111, 2019

Where Are They Now? – James Watson

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

James is a 2019 graduate of High Road Academy of PG County. James is currently participating in an apprenticeship program in carpentry in Washington, DC where James works at different job sites learning how to do carpentry work such as Framing, windows, and flooring. It’s a 4 year program, which at the end he received a carpentry license and becomes a journeyman. James wants to continue [...]

111, 2019

Outdoor Learning

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

The students in Mr. Donald and Ms. Henderson's class took advantage of the nice fall weather and moved their math rotations outdoors. Equipped with a timer and all the materials they would need to successfully complete 3 out of the 4 rotations, students sat down on blankets and mats to complete rotations with the teacher, assistant teacher, and their independent seatwork. When the timer finished, students rotated to [...]

111, 2019

Workforce Development – Testing Day!

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

On October 17, 2019, some of the students took their test for Customer Service Work Force Development program. High Road Academy of PG County- Lanham has partnered with Prince George’s County Community College to offer different courses to prepare our students for the future. Mrs. Vickie led the students through courses of how they should treat customers that they serve in the community. She taught with enthusiasm and [...]

111, 2019

Pumpkin Art Winners!

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Apex|

The winners for our Pumpkin Art Competition are Anakin Orman and Emma Prather. Both student's pumpkins were voted best pumpkins by votes from their peers. They were rewarded a coupon to pick any item out of the school store. Emma's pumpkin kept in line with the Halloween theme and was spooky. Anakin decided to go with a simple and less scary design for his pumpkin. [...]

111, 2019

Pumpkin Art

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Apex|

For Art class the students and staff in Classroom B decided to paint pumpkins to get into the fall spirit. There were arrays and variations of all sorts. It was also a special time for students and staff to bond ,and talk about what they like most about Fall.The painting of the pumpkins then turned into a friendly competition to see who could paint the best pumpkin. The [...]

111, 2019

Hot Chocolate Bar

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Apex|

To celebrate Halloween staff at Apex decided to set up a Hot Chocolate bar for the students. It was a well deserved reward for the students. Also, it was excellent way to keep warm during the cold weather. Students were able to add their favorite mix-ins to their hot chocolate. They enjoyed the ability to create their own variation of the popular cocoa drink. [...]

111, 2019

Plants & Animals in our World

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy of Scottsdale|

This quarter, Ms. Ashley’s class began their study on plants and animals. The study will continue through the second quarter when the students will have ample opportunities to dive deep into hands on learning! Students will be raising tadpoles, growing plants, and researching animals they have chosen to learn more about. They also went on a field trip to OdySea Aquarium. Students were able to touch sting rays, [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Shadaesha

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Goodridge Academy, Goodridge Academy: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Daesha accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Daesha has continued to grow in the program since arriving for the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. Daesha consistently comes to school on time and prepared. Daesha also takes pride in the school by always taking ownership around the building through various beautification projects. But, the overwhelming reason for her selection [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Russell Wade

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Goodridge Academy|

What impact has Russell had on colleagues and students over the past month? Counselor Wade demonstrates what it is to be a true professional. Through his leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills Counselor Wade is a pillar of positivity to everyone in the building. Never turning away staff or students in need. He is a firm, fair, and consistent. Counselor Wade was selected by his peers for [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Daemion

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay, Center for Autism: Findlay Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Daemion accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? He is shown great growth in his verbal skills and being able to request needs and wants to his teachers and other staff. He has learned the months of the year and able to say them out loud. He has also shown improvement in being able to wait during transitions, which has [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Terra

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay, Ohio Landing Page|

What impact has Terra had on colleagues and students over the past month? Terra is an Assistant Teacher in the Middle School/High School B.E.S.T. Classroom. She is a vital part of the classroom's positivity and functionality. She runs groups within the room with direction from the teacher and is able to independently plan and implement other activities within her groups as well. She takes an active [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Alan

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima, Center for Autism: Lima Spotlight, Ohio Student of the Month, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Alan accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Alan has been a great role model to his peers within our classroom. He is very helpful to his peers and to the staff. Alan enjoys interacting/joking with his friends at school. He often talks about and plays sports such as football and basketball. Alan is very creative; he shows his creativity [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Caleb

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Bucyrus, Center for Autism: Bucyrus: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Caleb accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Mrs Megan says that Caleb has significantly changed his behaviors around this school year. Caleb participates daily in activities. Mrs Megan also said that Caleb now verbalizes his frustrations and requests to take breaks. Mrs Megan said that Caleb has shown improvements in every aspect since the beginning of the year. [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Megan

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Bucyrus|

What impact has Megan had on colleagues and students over the past month? Megan is a very dependable co-worker to have, she is always willing to help when needed. Megan definitely has an impact on her students because she is very consistent in her classroom and makes sure her students always have what they need. Staff members chose Megan as Staff of the Month because [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Mr. Casillas

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Weld County|

What impact has Mr. Casillas had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Casillas has such a wonderful impact here at Sierra, on our staff and students. Casillas is always willing to help out in every single situation, even the ones that might not be ideal. Mr. Casillas has built such strong relationships with our students, to where our students can really trust and [...]

3110, 2019

Staff and Student of the Month

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Sierra Sacramento Lower Spotlight, Sierra School at Eastern: Lower School, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Xavian accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Xavian has been working incredibly hard to be successful this year and his hard work has paid off! Xavian is now on the highest behavior level possible and has been able to participate in multiple level-based activities such as off campus learning and campus jobs. Mr. Bybee stated that Xavian is a [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Zaki

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: PATH Academy, PATH Academy Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Zaki accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Zaki has been on time for school and in proper uniform. Zaki pushed through several challenges and has even invested his time by giving back. Several moments stand out but, can replace a students perseverance to be better. Mr. McFadden states that for a student to be a Student of the Month [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Logan

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Nova Center, Nova Center: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Logan accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Logan has exemplified a Nova Student for his kindness, dedication to academics, and ability to regulate and stay focused in class. October 26th marked one official year on Gold Level for Logan. He is an incredible member of our classroom and a model student for others. Logan always gives his best effort [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Mr. Pittman

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

What impact has Mr. Pittman had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Pittman comes to work each day with a smile and a positive attitude. His encouraging, compassionate, and helpful demeanor have led multiple students to succeed. He is always looking on the bright side and encourages the students to do the same. He has built an amazing rapport with his students. “Mr. [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Jacob

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle), High Road School: Wallingford Primary Middle: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Jacob accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Jacob was selected for student of the month for September. Jacob is currently on Gold Day 92, which was a huge accomplishment for him. He began at High Road School of Wallingford Primary/Middle and did not always feel success. He worked extremely hard, utilizes appropriate supports, and came to school with a [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Mr. Powell

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

What impact has Mr. Powell had on colleagues and students over the past month? Our staff of the month for October is Mr. Powell! Mr. Powell is a 1:1 paraprofessional who has shown exemplary abilities to redirect students to make positive choices. Other staff members have noted that Powell shows the Core 4 of humility and transparency. He is not afraid to learn from his mistakes [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Wilfredo

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School), High Road School: WallingfordCT HS: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Wilfredo accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Wilfredo is our student of the month for October! He was selected due to his resilience and eagerness to take responsibility. Wilfredo works in the coffee shop, deli, pet center, and many other jobs around school in addition to attending his academic rotations. Mr. Berardesca, Operations Manager, is proud of his progress [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Jeremiah

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland, High Road School: Southern Maryland: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Jeremiah accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Jeremiah has earned and maintained his status in the level system all the way to GOLD. He has been on gold level for a couple of weeks and has been a constant example for his peers. Jeremiah has stayed out of trouble around him and has been a stellar student in the [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Dante

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Southern Delaware|

What impact has Dante had on colleagues and students over the past month? Dante has been apart of our building for over two years. This past month Dante has really pushed himself by teaching two subjects and taking on a special! Dante is also the football coach. Dante is the type of staff member that people want to work with. He is always there to support [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Ms. Barnes

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Southern Maryland|

What impact has Ms. Barnes had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Barnes has been an amazing asset to not only the staff and administration, but she has had a big impact on the students in the building. Ms. Barnes does so many activities with the students that are on level. For example, they have customized t-shirts, hung decorations around the building, created [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Mat

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Southern Delaware, High Road School: Southern Delaware Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Mat accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Mat has really come out of his shell this month! He has maintained blue consistently through-out the month. "Mat is always helpful and respectful in class. He has really tried to be courteous, and on task every day this month!" -Mr. KC, Middle School teacher What is something Mat has accomplished so [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Zion

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School of Philadelphia, High Road School of Philadelphia: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Zion accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Zion has had 5 consecutive weeks of Positive ratings since starting High Road this school year. One week, in particular, he earned 142 out of a possible 144 points possible. That's 99%! Zion's attendance has been excellent; he's only missed one day. He's always on time and enters the building with an [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Mr. Catanzaro

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Connecticut Landing Page, High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)|

What impact has Mr. Catanzaro had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Catanzaro always supports his colleagues and steps up to any role or responsibility needed. Mr. Catanzaro has assisted new staff with learning our model and systems. He has helped set up and run a classroom with positivity and consistency. Mr. C is calm and able to work with all of the [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Jensy

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle), HRS: Hartford CT PM: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Jensy accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Jensy has come a long way this year and continues to show improvement in his behavior and maturity. He is always helpful toward others and cooperative with peers and staff. Jensy has been putting in a lot of effort this year into being a positive role model for his peers. Jensy has [...]

3110, 2019

Almedina of the Month: Mr. Almedina

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

What impact has Mr. Edwin had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Edwin Almedina was nominated for our October staff of the Month! Mr. Almedina acts as a one to one paraprofessional in our Transition Classroom where he works with students on activities of daily living, job site skills, and helping to translate for some of our English Language Learners. His colleagues nominated [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Mariana

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School), HRS: Hartford CT HS: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Mariana accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? The student of the month for October was none other than Mariana! Mariana recently achieved Gold level status and was our Spotlight Student last month. Staff boast that Mariana, “has been outstanding on Gold”, is “always respectful”, is a “hard worker”. In addition, Mariana has been doing a “great job helping other [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Michael

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

What has Michael accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Michael moved into the Transition Classroom at the High Road School of Hartford High School this fall to add a life skills component to his education. Michael has proven to be a leader both in the classroom and at job sites. Michael always has a kind word and offers encouragement to his [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Ms. Hall

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

What impact has Ms. Hall had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Hall has worn many hats for High Roads High of Hartford High. She usually acts as a seasoned Teachers Assistant but has stepped into this position in the temporary absence of our regular administrative assistant, Mrs. Carrillo. In her time at High Road Ms. Hall has acted as a Transition Assistant, [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Ms. B

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

What impact has Ms. B had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. B brings happiness and joy to all of our students and our staff. She gets many requests from students to see her during the day and she makes it a point to speak to each and every student who requests her throughout the day. Ms. B has given our students a [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Josh

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT, High Road School: Fairfield: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Josh accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Josh is very respectful and continues to grow as a scholar and young man. He shows consistency in everything he has been doing. Josh has worked very hard to maintain his blue level status and is always positive. Josh has grown during his time at High Road. He has been able to [...]

3110, 2019

Staff and Student of the Month

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE, High Road School: New Castle: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Nathan accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Nathan has been coming into school spreading positivity every morning. He has done all his work and has improved his behavior to earn his way to green level. What is something Nathan has accomplished so far this school year that they are proud of? “I am proud of my progress and how hard [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Collene

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

What impact has Collene had on colleagues and students over the past month? Collene is the ultimate team player. She comes from a place of yes with her colleagues and makes them priority. She works very closely with leadership and is vital to their day. She helps staff get what they need done while pushing them to be more independent and fluent in their job responsibilities. [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Ian

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD, High Road School: Baltimore: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Ian accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Ian is a responsible, creative, and motivated student. Ian comes to school with a positive attitude as he greets staff members upon arrival and dismissal. Ian is able to be a role model in class as he completes his academic work and engages in one-on-one instruction. Ian is a very talented artist, [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Erin

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Anne Arundel County|

What impact has Erin had on colleagues and students over the past month? Erin has been an amazing resource to the staff of High Road School since taking on her new role this school year! Erin new role has allowed her to provide instruction support to our staff by administering diagnostic testing, supporting staff with the development of IEPs goals and objectives, and facilitating other academic [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Ms. Z

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

What impact has Ms. Z had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Z (Zenia) is an Assistant Teacher at Lockerman Middle School IDC. Ms. Z has been an integral part of the team this year. Ms. Z has shown great leadership qualities and has taken on many extra role and responsibilities this year. She has dedicated her time to working with students and [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Sammy

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Anne Arundel County, High Road School: Anne Arundel County: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Sammy accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Samuel "Sammy" Ojo was selected as our October Student of the Month for his continued successes in our program, specifically as a student in our B.E.S.T Classroom. Sammy has maintained our highest behavioral level of Blue throughout October. Also, Sammy has perfect attendance throughout the 2019-2020 school year! Sammy enjoys class but loves [...]

3110, 2019

Staff & Student of the Month!

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road Program: Frankford, High Road Program: Frankford: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Kayla accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? We are excited to announce that our October Student of the Month is Kayla Wooten. Even though Kayla has only been a student at High Road Frankford for a month, she has acclimated to our program flawlessly. Kayla is a role model to others, remains on task, follows directions, and is respectful. [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Ms. Latonya

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

What impact has Latonya had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Latonya Sweeney started with our program this school year. Right from the start, she demonstrated a zest for learning and positive energy. She has demonstrated a lot of our CORE 4 values at work through her work ethic and dedication to the students and overall program. She is the kind of employee [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Ka’yla

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George's County: Spotlight, High Road Academy: Prince George’s County, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Kay’la accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Kay’la has exceeded every expectation that Mr. Johnson has set in place for her. “Her passion, charismatic personality and eagerness to learn are exceptional”, Mr. Johnson proudly stated. Her ability to follow classroom rules and assist with ensuring that all students remain on task, complete assignment and are always trying their best [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month. Jalynn

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel, High Road Academy: Laurel: Spotlight, Maryland Student Of The Month, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Jalynn accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? While Jalynn is new to HRA, enrolling on September 3rd, he has quickly demonstrated the qualities and characteristics worthy of the Student of the Month honor. Staff members frequently commend Jalynn’s work ethic and have stated that he is a pleasure to have in class. Jalynn is extremely respectful to peers and [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month. Ms. Jackson

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel, Maryland Landing Page|

What impact has Ms. Jackson had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Jackson has worked as an Assistant Teacher in our 11th-grade classroom since November 2018. Ms. Jackson has shown tremendous growth and development in her instructional skills. Ms. Jackson shared that she feels a tremendous amount of support from her colleagues. She also noted that the students display their care for her [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Ms. Cunningham

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy, Georgia Student of the Month|

What impact has Ms. Cunningham had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Cunningham is very consistent, creative and passionate about teaching the students. Ms. Cunningham is a second year teacher that has shown a great capacity to accept knowledge, instruction, constructive criticism and put into practice.! Ms. Cunningham has opened the student’s imagination and created a thought that learning can be fun and [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Moet

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy, Georgia Landing Page|

What impact has Moet had on colleagues and students over the past month? Moet is a calming guide in the crazy world of IEPs and 504s. She shares information with all stakeholders and is transparent in the needs of our kids. She always puts them first without second thought but, she supports parents and teachers in offering the best they have in return. Moet allows our [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Denetrya

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy, FCS Peak Academy: Spotlight, Georgia Landing Page, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Ms. Stanley accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Ms Stanley has been an excellent example of PEAK Academy and this program. She completes all of her work on time. Redirects her peers with dignity and respect. Interact with staff by using appropriate language and behavior. What is something Ms. Stanley has accomplished so far this school year that they [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Kiana

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy, Pennsylvania Landing Page|

What impact has Kiana had on colleagues and students over the past month? Kianna, “Ms. Ki”, Proctor joined Capital Academy during the 2018-19 school year in the role of Elementary Teaching Assistant. Ms. Ki brought with her a depth of knowledge and experience working with children that helped her quickly build positive relationships with her students. Her outgoing, friendly and welcoming personality engages everyone she comes [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Drakari

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy, Capital Academy: Spotlight, Pennsylvania Landing Page, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Drakari accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Since returning this school year Drakari has consistently demonstrated positive behaviors and growth. This month he has earned himself a place in Capital Academy’s Student Government. Drakari is a charismatic student who is always ready to crack a cheesy joke and make staff laugh. Known around the building for his big smile [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Kirk

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

What impact has Kirk had on colleagues and students over the past month? Kirk immediately gained a positive rapport with some our most challenging students. He is always willing to help in the various classrooms and always has a teamwork attitude. Kirk has a great relationship with parents and all the staff members. If you need a smile and some quick wit just visit Kirk's classroom! [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Joseph

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School, Aurora Spotlight|

What has Joseph accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Joseph has worked very hard to earn his way to be a Gold Level student. He regularly volunteers to run daily errands for his teachers, such as; make copies, sweep the classroom, or help empty trash bins. Joseph has also been helping his peers stay on task during Math rotations by showing [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Lauren

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Lauren accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Lauren has been named Aurora Day School's Student of the Month. Lauren consistently displays kindness and respect to her peers and staff while juggling a full course load. Lauren has also started working an on-campus job and has been appointed as our yearbook photographer. Lauren’s staff has shared that Lauren has been [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Ms. Bianes

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Apex|

What impact has Ms. Bianes had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Bianes has been an outstanding member of our team. She is a hardworking individual who always takes on more than what she is expected too. When it comes to our students, she is a light for them. She welcomes them with a warm smile every school day. Students can always rely [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Nick

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Apex, Apex Spotlight, Apex:Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

What has Nick accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? The Apex team picked Nick for our student of the month not only because he is awesome, but he excels as a student. Nick has been able to do well in academics and staying on Blue level. Nick also has a sense of humor that always helps staff to have a good [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Mr. Cook

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Anthony Wayne Academy|

What impact has Mr. Cook had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Cook has been a positive influence with both staff and students. Leading by example, always present and willing to support those around him. He does thing the right way and works with our students for the right reasons. He believes in being the best team member he can be. “Mr. Cook [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: T’Auri

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Anthony Wayne Academy, Anthony Wayne Academy Spotlight, Pennsylvania Landing Page, Success Story Landing Page|

What has T'Auri accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? T'Auri has become a strong leader and independent success at Anthony Wayne Academy.  She has participated in the school’s student government while up holding her high academic status. T'Auri has support her peers in mediation and mentoring to help them stay on a successful track. T’Auri Matthews has shown tremendous growth and [...]

2910, 2019

Student of the Month: William

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Leeway School, Sierra Alhambra Student Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

Our student of the month for October is William! On his first day of school, William attempted to leave the classroom every single opportunity provided. When asked to conduct an academic task, William stepped away from his desk within 5 seconds and made his way towards the door. He required frequent walks around campus. When the opportunity presented itself, William exited the classroom without a known [...]

2910, 2019

Key Staff: Alex

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Leeway School|

Alex is one of our top 1:1 Aides. He’s genuinely caring towards all students. He is reliable as he shows to work promptly and consistently everyday. Alex remains calm during crisis situations. He has a consistent pleasant and empathetic demeanor. Alex is detailed, thorough, highly organized, efficient, works well with minimal supervision, engages students, provides assistance without hesitation, submits all paperwork accurately and in a timely manner. [...]

2910, 2019

Staff of the Month: Ms. Holton & Mrs. Buell

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School at Eastern: Lower School|

Ms. Holton and Mrs. Buell- These two are dynamic and energetic teachers that come to work with a smile on their face and who greet their students with warm welcomes. Both are dedicated to creating a positive environment for their students and work diligently to ensure each student receives the education they need. They are often so in sync that they even occasionally dress alike! Great [...]

2910, 2019

Annual Harvest Festival

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Solano County: Day Rehab, Sierra School: Solano County|

On October 31st we are having our annual Harvest Festival, and the Haunted House is always a huge hit! This year some of our students got to help put it all together! The whole school is looking forward to seeing all of their hard work in action! Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School [...]

2910, 2019

Nova Center Fall Corn Maze

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

"Students, parents, and staff were able to take an afternoon to enjoy the Chatfield Farms Corn Maze. Food, fun and a chilly evening greeted all participants who came out on Friday night. Luckily, everyone made it out and no one is still caught in the maze. We believe strongly that learning and growth do not stop at our last bell. Please join us in the future for more community [...]

2910, 2019

Nova Teamwork Initiative

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

"At the Nova Center, we truly believe the kindness and teamwork will lead to better outcomes for students and staff all around. “What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau Please join us in working towards teamwork, compassion, kindness throughout the school year!" Visit our website to learn more about the Nova Center Program

2910, 2019

Nova High School Takes on Chemisty

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

Guided by the expertise of Ms. Whitaker and Ms. Wimpee, the Nova High School students dove head first into Chemisty. Not only did they begin working through equations, but set the groundwork to begin a hands on lab science session looking at the properties of water! Visit our website to learn more about the Nova Center Program

2810, 2019

Student of the Month: Andres

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Sonoma County: Spotlight, Sierra School: Sonoma County, Success Story Landing Page|

Andres is a new student to Sierra School who has displayed a great amount of progress over the past couple of weeks. Andres enjoys making new friends and participating in classroom activities. He enjoys I-ready and teacher tutorial where he has been learning how to identify his sounds and letters through a memory game. During his free time, Andres enjoys playing with his friends, watching movies and [...]

2810, 2019

Focused On Learning

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Phoenix|

Engaging students in learning is key to them not only accessing academics, but also making meaningful improvements. Recently, our elementary students were fully engaged in a math lesson. Each student was able to ask questions regarding the math problem and work through the solution with the help of the classroom staff. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School [...]

2810, 2019

Student of the Month

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School of York County, High Road School of York County: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

Quimae Simpson is an 8th grade student who earned the highest rating in High Road School of York, a NORSEMAN! Quimae Simpson was the first Norseman out of our students. His behavior throughout the school year allowed him to transition to Dallastown Sr High School. Great Job Q! Best of luck for the rest of your school career, you will always be a Norsemen. Go Norsemen! [...]

2810, 2019

Team Building across the Eastern Shore

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Cecil County, MD, High Road School: Dorchester County, Kent Alternative Program|

On October 18th many of Maryland schools were closed for the Maryland State Education Association Conference (MSEA) in Ocean City. High Road Schools across the Eastern Shore took advantage of this day and took their learning and team building outside of the classroom. All staff came together to partake in team building activities and events. The group was separated into different teams and sent on a scavenger hunt around [...]

2810, 2019

Student Spotlight: Raven

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington, High Road School: Bloomington: Spotlight, Illinois Landing Page|

What has been one of the happiest times of your life? When I went to Disneyland. What do you like to do for fun? Drawing, horseback riding, playing with animals. What has been one of the proudest moments of your life? Getting out of the group home. Passing driver's ed What is your favorite food? Hot fries and lobster tail What is your favorite subject in [...]

2810, 2019

National Unity Day

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road Providence Student Spotlight, High Road School: Providence|

In highlighting the bulletin board each month, School Social Worker, Mrs. Kyle Osborne promoted National Unity Day. The National Bullying Prevention Center acknowledges and encourages all to wear orange on October 23, 2019 representing Unity. Unity represents kindness, acceptance and inclusion along with the color orange that represents hope and support. Students throughout the school participated with their orange attire and supplies provided by the classroom teacher. [...]

2810, 2019

High Road School of Providence Career Fair

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

Transition Coordinator, Mrs. Caitlin Caliri, executed and facilitated the first Career Fair for the High Road School of Providence. 26 high school and middle school students participated with 10 guest speakers presenting different professional backgrounds one on on. Among the guest speakers present, one was an engineer with his own Youtube channel, a real estate agent with gift card giveaways and a chef giving tips on organization and time [...]

2810, 2019

Getting Smarter with Smart Boards

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New London (Middle/HS)|

High Road School of New London Middle/High was able to purchase 3 SmartBoards this year in order to add an additional layer of interaction to academics. These boards act as “smart” whiteboards, incorporating a touch-screen component that allows students to interact with online lessons for a multitude of subjects. Students have been very excited to get these boards into their classrooms and love to try [...]

2810, 2019

Team Building across the Shore

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Worcester County|

On October 18th many of Maryland schools were closed for the Maryland State Education Association Conference (MSEA) in Ocean City. High Road Schools across the Eastern Shore took advantage of this day and took their learning and team building outside of the classroom. All staff came together to partake in team building activities and events. The group was separated into different teams and sent on a scavenger hunt [...]

2710, 2019

Traveling the World with Middle School

By |October 27th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy of Scottsdale|

In our middle school classroom, we are encouraging our students to learn about the diversity of different cultures around the world with the help from a Universal Yum Box. The box showcases a different country each month, along with snacks from that country and a pamphlet that gives an overview of the country’s language(s), upcoming events, important landmarks, rituals, and fun trivia games. The fun doesn’t stop there! [...]

2510, 2019

Football Game

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Cecil County, MD|

The High Road School of Wilmington & the High Road School of Cecil County got together on Wednesday, September 25th for their first flag football matchup of the season. Our flag football schedule is great incentive for our students to be successful inside the classroom in order able to participate in the games. Both schools not only showcased great athletic prowess on the field but more importantly showed [...]

2510, 2019

Staff Spotlight: Clarisse

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington, Illinois Landing Page|

What would you name the autobiography of your life? "My Unordinary Life" If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? Play the piano. If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Pay off debts for my family and extended family. When you have 30 minutes of free time, how do you pass the time? Read a book. If [...]

2510, 2019

Staff of the Month: Alexis

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Main Street|

Sierra School has selected Alexis Dees to be staff of the month. Alexis it’s always willing to lend a helping hand she goes above and beyond for the kids at Sierra school and she’s always spreading joy and kindness. And that is why we have selected her to be the staff of the month. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School [...]

2510, 2019

Stand Up Agaisnt Bullying

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

To begin this school year, interpersonal skills have been a big topic of discussion for our Easton Elementary students. First, we started with the Start With Hello Project created by the Sandy Hook Promise. Our class learned how to identify when people may be feeling alone, and how we can reach out to include and show them kindness. We have also participated in Unity Day, where we discussed the [...]

2510, 2019

Conine’s Pumpkin Patch

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

The school took a field trip to the pumpkin patch and all of the kids had a blast! There was something for all ages to enjoy and it was great for all of the students to enjoy an outing as school, and not just as a class. It is great to see friendships and good socialization for these students in the community! They enjoyed a hayride, pumpkin picking, play [...]

2510, 2019

Student of the Month: Scott

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School of Massachusetts, High Road School of Massachusetts: Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

Scott was chosen for student of the month because Scott follows all directions and has not had any prompts in the past two weeks. Scott does all of his schoolwork, is polite to all students and staff, and he is a role model for other students in our school. Kathryn Dowd, School Social Worker, says "Scott greets all students and staff in the morning and throughout the day [...]

2510, 2019

Staff of the Month: Adrianna Fredo

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School of Massachusetts|

Adrianna has had an incredible impact on both students, staff and families here at the High Road School of Massachusetts. Adrianna shows amazing dedication to our students. She welcomes them every morning with a smile on her face and an excited demeanor which allows the students to start their day off on a positive note. Adrianna helps maintain an atmosphere of respect and appreciation here at High Road. “Since [...]

2410, 2019

Scientific Inquiry

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Dunbar Hill Elementary School’s Intensive Support Classroom|

During science, our students love to participate in hands on projects. These projects give students the opportunity to apply their learning in a fun way. Students are also able to work together and collaborate to accomplish tasks. Recently, students were challenged to create the tallest tower utilizing marshmallows, spaghetti noodles, and tape. The students were all engaged and created some amazing projects together and learned a lot about [...]

2410, 2019

Learning About Johnny Appleseed

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Dunbar Hill Elementary School’s Intensive Support Classroom|

Students in the Hamden In-District classroom have had an exciting fall. After learning about folktales and fables, including Johnny Appleseed, the students took a trip to pick some apples themselves. This trip allowed students to make real-world connections and to practice their social skills out in the community. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2410, 2019

Student of the Month: Logan

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Solano County: Day Rehab, Sierra School: Solano County, Sierra Solano Spotlight, Success Story Landing Page|

Logan has been with Sierra School since 2014. He has shown great improvement year after year, leading up to recently starting to transition back to public school. We are so Proud of all his hard work. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

2410, 2019

Staff of the Month: Quenitra Hughes

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: High Road School of Nashville|

Nashville native and devout mother of three, Ms. Hughes has gone above and beyond to make a positive impact on the students at High Road. Ms. Hughes joined our team in the second semester of last school year and was part of the instrumental team that turned the school around. Ms. Hughes spent the summer working diligently by painting, cleaning, and moving furniture to have our [...]

2410, 2019

OT Room

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Leeway School|

The OT room is one of our most popular rooms in the program. This room is not only for OT sessions, but to provide sensory breaks for our students as needed. Although the swings are the most utilized equipment, students are able to find weighted blankets and vests, aromatherapy, relaxing "white noise", rain sounds, ocean sounds, tents, exercise balls, cause & effect toys, and more. [...]

2410, 2019

District Breakfast

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

High Road School of Wallingford hosted a district breakfast on Wednesday, October 23. Mr. Lindsley, our educational director, was assisted by Deavion in showing district representatives around school. They made sure to highlight their favorite parts, such as the sensory room. Deavion was very excited to demonstrate how he uses the sensory room on his VTOs to calm down and get his energy out before he goes back to [...]