Links to recent news articles about Catapult Learning

Catapult Schools’ Career Fair Featured in Local San Diego Newspaper

Springall Academy and Sierra Academy of San Diego, members of the Catapult Learning Schools Group, hosted a Career Fair for the schools' students on April 18th. The event was featured in an article in the May/June 2018 issue of the Mission Times Courier. Several businesses—including the YMCA, Starbucks, and Kona Ice Snow Cone—as well as individual professionals participated in the fair, which was attended by students from the two schools. Click here to read the full article in the Mission Times Courier’s.

2018-10-23T22:11:11+00:00May 30th, 2018|

Local Connecticut BOE member with Autism Speaks to Students at High Road Academy

Enfield, Connecticut Board of Education member Sarah Hernandez, who has Autism, visited High Road Academy in Wallingford last week. Hernandez spoke with students, answered their questions, and toured the school with Education Director Sue Gilleaudeau.  Three local media outlets highlighted the visit in print and online features. Read the articles and watch the news videos in the links below: Students at Wallingford’s High Road Academy hear from Enfield woman with can-do attitude (New Haven Register) For Autism Awareness Month, Enfield School Board Member Encourages Wallingford Students To Be Bold (Hartford Courant) Enfield BOE Member Shares Her Story of Success With Autism (NBC)

2018-10-23T22:11:33+00:00April 30th, 2018|

Catapult Learning School Director Op-Ed on Autism and Inclusion Featured in Local Colorado Paper

An op-ed written by Sarah Strothkamp, Executive Director of Sierra School of Weld County, was featured in The Greeley Tribune, a print and online newspaper that serves Greeley and Weld Counties in Colorado. In the op-ed, It’s Time to Reflect on Inclusion, Strothkamp discusses the importance—and value—of inclusion both for  students with special needs and the community in which the students live. Read the complete op-ed here.

2018-10-23T22:12:38+00:00April 30th, 2018|

Mobile Dental Program Piloted at High Road School of Hartford

An op-ed co-authored by Catapult Learning Regional Vice President Brooke Violante Kelly and Marwa Abdinoor, a senior at a Hartford-area high school, was recently published on CT Viewpoints. The sister site to The Connecticut Mirror, CT Viewpoints provides thoughtful commentary and robust discussion of public policy issues vital to the future of the state. In the op-ed piece, Kelly and Abdinoor wrote about the success of a recent community collaboration that brought an innovative mobile dental program to High Road School of Hartford. The op-ed, "The value of a young mind - a Hartford case in point," discusses the evolution of the [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:28+00:00April 23rd, 2018|

Students’ Visit to Norwalk Fire Department Featured in Local News

Students from High Road School of Norwalk had the opportunity to tour the Norwalk Fire Department during the month of February. Visits, organized by grade level, allowed the students to walk through the firehouse and spend time talking with the firefighters. The Norwalk Daily Voice reported on the event, featuring an article and photos of the visits. Click here to read the full article and view pictures of the event.

2018-10-23T22:15:19+00:00March 1st, 2018|

High Road School of Wallingford’s PJ Day Featured in Local News

Several students at High Road School of Wallingford got to wear their pajamas to school on Friday, December 15. The annual event, known as PJ Day, is a fundraiser for the Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Students who give donations get to participate in PJ Day by wearing their pajamas to school. Now in its seventh year, the event was highlighted in an article in The Wallingford Patch. Click here to read the complete story.

2018-10-23T22:16:17+00:00December 18th, 2017|

New High Road School Campus Featured in Local Maryland News

The grand opening of High Road School's new location in Prince George’s County, Maryland, was recently featured in several local news outlets. Prince George's Community TV/CTV76 visited the school and interviewed Michelle Anderson, the school’s Education Director, for the story. Click here to watch the broadcast clip. The Beltsville News features the grand opening in its December 2017 issue. Read the press release about the new school location.

2018-10-19T13:57:23+00:00November 13th, 2017|

Sierra Academy of Scottsdale Featured on ABC15 News

Sierra Academy of Scottsdale, which celebrated its grand reopening in early October, was featured in a recent news segment on ABC15 in Arizona. The news featured highlights the school’s focus on helping students with autism and other learning disabilities gain social and life skills, in addition to academics, to prepare them for the real world. Click here to watch the full news story.

2018-10-19T13:57:52+00:00October 11th, 2017|