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Learning About The Solar System

This past month students in each our K-3 classroom and our 4-7 classroom have been learning about the solar system! Students in both classrooms have taken great interest in former planet, now dwarf planet-Pluto. While our younger students have been working on narratives surrounding what their life would be like as astronauts our older students have been focused on tier II and tier III vocabulary development.  We love seeing our students so engrossed in a topic! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-01-11T11:56:48+00:00January 11th, 2019|

Catapult Learning and the University of Oregon’s Center on Teaching and Learning Partner to Create The Institute For Scaling Evidence Based Education

Institute to Focus Initially on Early Literacy Intervention [PR Web] January 8, 2019 (Camden, NJ/Eugene, OR) – Catapult Learning, a leading provider of instructional intervention, professional development programs, special education and behavioral health services, and the Center on Teaching and Learning (CTL), a world-class research center of the University of Oregon College of Education that uses scientific evidence and research-based practices to advance teaching and student learning, today announced a partnership to establish the Institute for Scaling Evidence-Based Education (the Institute). The partnership, which initially calls for Catapult Learning to provide professional development for CTL’s Enhanced Core Reading Instruction (ECRI) program [...]

2019-01-08T13:33:34+00:00January 8th, 2019|

Completing A Class In Computer Repair and Build

Students from High Road Academy and High Road Upper Schools took part in an introduction of the inner workings of a computer. The class lasted for a month, students took apart computers put them back together and learned how each part of the computer works. Some of our students want to pursue a career in Computer Science, and they were given the opportunity in the class to show what they already know and what they learned. One student in particular, Karuan Johnson, got the opportunity to assist the instructor, Mr. Hall, with how to create and change the background [...]

2019-01-06T20:11:09+00:00January 6th, 2019|

Student Showcase

Our Student Showcase for the month of January is one of our two seniors, Johnathan. He is being recognized for showing immense caring and compassion. On a freezing cold and rainy day, Johnathan noticed a small bird outside of the entrance to the school. When he saw the bird, he asked if he could help it. With the teachers permission and the help of our resident social worker, he sprung into action and proceeded to warm the bird's wings then put it back in the woods where it then flew off into the trees! [...]

2019-01-04T20:58:29+00:00January 4th, 2019|

A Blue Achievement

Dylan, a 7th grader at North Dorchester Middle School in Hurlock, Maryland, recently reached 50 consecutive days on Blue Level. This is a major achievement, as students are required to meet classroom behavior and academic expectations consistently in order to maintain Blue level. Dylan has been able to meet these high expectations for the majority of the school year. During his 50 Day celebration party he said, "Now only 50 more days until 100!" Way to go Dylan, we are proud of you! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School [...]

2019-01-04T21:04:17+00:00January 3rd, 2019|

Bikes for Kids

Bikes for Kids is a non-profit organization that has distributed 21,989 quality, safe bikes and or new helmets to children in need. High Road High of Hartford's Transition program was invited to visit their facility which they call their “Wheelhouse” in Essex, CT in early December.  Our Transition Coordinator Mr. Gutierrez runs a program here at the Hartford HR that takes donated bikes, repairs them with the students and donates them to our students.  Two of our students from Mrs. Mama's class were able to see how the bikes were chosen for repair, cataloged, stored, fixed and distributed.  In the [...]

2019-01-04T16:23:43+00:00December 22nd, 2018|

Holiday Door Decorating Competition

The High Road School of New Castle County was transformed into a winter wonderland! Staff and students took our door decorating competition to the next level by completely wrapping our school in holiday cheer! Check out the creativity that went into each classroom’s display. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-01-05T21:44:39+00:00December 21st, 2018|