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Yoga Class

Mr. Pitney got his high school students all stretched out in their yoga class in the auditorium! Yoga can help students increase their focus and energy to improve their success in the class room. The students enjoyed the refreshing new break. Visit our website to learn more about the Center for Autism & Dyslexia

2019-09-23T12:12:06-04:00September 23rd, 2019|

Student of the Month: Sophia

Sophia is an exceptional student. She always goes above and beyond on her school work and is encouraging to other students. She was recently elected as co-representative for her classroom and has done amazing at being a voice for her peers. Sophia takes great pride in all that she does both in and out of the classroom and that is why she is Sierra Lower's Student of the Month! Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

2019-09-23T11:34:01-04:00September 23rd, 2019|

World Peace Day!

Students at High Road School of Wallingford High School participated in the “Pinwheels for Peace” project for World Peace Day on September 21st. Students designed pinwheels with colorful designs and pictures of things that brought them peace. Students wrote what peace means to them and ways they could spread peace. Students then placed their pinwheels in our front garden to create a garden of peace to greet guests and students as they enter the building. Some quotes from our Peace Pinwheels include: “Put your differences aside and make peace.” “Stop violence and speak up.” “To spread peace you can [...]

2019-09-23T11:24:42-04:00September 23rd, 2019|

Wednesday Incentive Taste of A Fall Tradition

Mrs. Jenkins helps Upper BEST children with their caramel apples. Each student who had reached the appropriate behavioral level was able to make and eat a caramel apple. It was a sticky good time! We love Wednesday's incentives.

2019-09-23T10:32:49-04:00September 23rd, 2019|

New Technology Leads to New Excitement

Pictured below is our Elementary 1 students engaged in I-Ready interactive learning. Friday was our first day with the news iPads! The children enjoyed them, and have discovered a new love for their online school programs.

2019-09-23T10:29:59-04:00September 23rd, 2019|

Staff and Student of the Month

Ms. Rian Bear-Flores and Dallas Christensen For the month of September Ms. Rian Bear-Flores and Dallas Christensen were selected as staff and student of the month. Ms. Rian's charisma, hard work and dedication with the students led her to be selected as staff of the month. Dallas's kindness towards his peers, and his efforts to help others led him to be selected as student of the month. Both individuals showed the attributes that make our school a great place. Great things can always be expected from them! Visit our website to [...]

2019-09-23T09:46:51-04:00September 23rd, 2019|

Student of the Month: Brendon

Brendon, 6th grade Brendon has shown excellent behavior this month. Brendon is barely prompted because he is able to self-regulate his thoughts. Brendon is a leader in the classroom and is always willing to help when asked. What has Brendon done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Brendon is a member of the Academic 3 Classroom who consistently strives to be a good role model to his peers. He began his attendance at High Road School of Wright City over the 2019 ESY period and has been a [...]

2019-09-23T09:33:35-04:00September 23rd, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Tori

Tori Emery – Teacher Assistant, Elementary BEST What impact has Tori had on colleagues and students over the past month? Tori goes above and beyond in the classroom and has been very helpful with the new staff in helping them with the students. Tori is great with all the kids. Why did other staff members select Tori as Staff of the Month? Tori is always very prompt and dependable. All of the staff have noticed Tori's positive impact on the kids through her bubbly personality and passion to make a difference. Tori is great to [...]

2019-09-23T09:16:01-04:00September 23rd, 2019|

Student of the Month: Kolten

Kolten C., 1st Grade What has Kolten done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Over the past month Kolten has achieved his alphabet and 25/25 of his sight words. Kolten has became very outgoing this year and loves helping his teacher! What are Kolten's teacher saying about his accomplishments over the past month? Kolten has really grown since last year and made a lot of progress. Kolten is very excited to be at school and always has a great attitude. What is something Kolten has accomplished so far this school year [...]

2019-09-23T09:15:35-04:00September 22nd, 2019|