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Halloween Fun

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 in our classroom, aren't they gourdeous!! Ben dressed up as a mysterious black cat for Halloween, winning our best dressed for the day. As un-be-leafable as it may seem, the Lockerman [...]

2019-11-01T08:54:33-04:00November 1st, 2019|

Project Presentations!

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 #26

2019-11-01T08:47:03-04:00November 1st, 2019|

Field Trip to Eastern State Penitentiary

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

2019-11-01T08:48:52-04:00November 1st, 2019|

Hispanic Heritage Month

"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 to learn about, participated in a door decoration and trivia. Ms. Manson Puerto Rico class won Hispanic Heritage Trivia Month and Mr. Donald won the door decoration to bringing them the [...]

2019-11-01T08:38:58-04:00November 1st, 2019|

Where Are They Now? – James Watson

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 on to become a master carpenter, and eventually a foreman. James is very proud of being able to use what he learned at HRA to achieve his goals! [...]

2019-11-01T08:36:29-04:00November 1st, 2019|

Outdoor Learning

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 the next rotation just like they would have in class. When asked about the change of the learning environment, one student commented that it was nice to complete their work outside [...]

2019-11-01T08:35:35-04:00November 1st, 2019|

Workforce Development – Testing Day!

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 conviction as the students learned and absorbed the technique of not only serving customers but also making them feel special as well. All the students in the course passed. Great job! [...]

2019-11-01T08:33:51-04:00November 1st, 2019|

Pumpkin Art Winners!

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. Visit our website to learn more about the Apex Program

2019-11-01T08:25:52-04:00November 1st, 2019|

Pumpkin Art

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 students had an awesome time and complimented each other on their art skills. Visit our website to learn more about the [...]

2019-11-01T08:24:54-04:00November 1st, 2019|