Workforce Development Recognition Ceremony

We started out with 8 students of High Road Schools of Southern Maryland in the Spring of 2016, and have grown to over 40 students from High Road Schools of Laurel, Lanham, and LaPlata, Maryland. The partnership with Prince George’s Community College Workforce Development Program has been very advantageous for High Road Schools students. Students have earned certificates in Customer Service, Microsoft 1 and 2, and ServSafe.  Starting January 2018 we added classes in Computer Build and Repair, Child Care, and Culinary Arts, our students are now earning certificates in six courses. This Spring’s 2018 Workforce Development Recognition [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:21+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

2018 Michael Cardin Scholarship Recipient

James found out about the scholarship opportunity from Ms. Scott a reading support staff member at High Road Academy. After asking him if he would be interested in applying and taking the time to meet with James to go over the different areas the scholarship covers and awards he could apply for James decided to complete the application process. James begin to research music schools that he could attend if he won the award and after a few unsuccessful attempts to find a school that would accept him since he was still in High School he didn’t give up. James [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:24+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|

Inaugural Jalen White Regional Spelling Bee

Spelling Bees are a popular and effective way to have students become better spellers. It allows them to practice spelling words they might not ordinarily use while mixing in some fun and competition. This the High Road Schools of the Maryland South Region decided to create a regional spelling be that would comprise of the top 2 spellers from each program in the elementary, middle, and high schools. Early in planning for the process, our schools were dealt a blow with the tragic passing of one of the Regional Spelling Bee participants, Jalan White. Jalan was an 11th grade [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:29+00:00 April 13th, 2018|

Black History Month

Led by Mrs. Adrienne Lyon and her dedicated team of volunteers, High Road Academy made Black History Month memorable. Students were able to engage in various activities that highlighted the contribution of Africans and afro- American individuals and their culture. Every week students chose between a cooking project that highlighted African southern cuisine, watched a movie that celebrated the moments, memories and people in black history, or attended a class for the history of African dance and music. Fun Friday Black History Month also included field trips for the weekly behavior incentive, which included a basketball game, roller skating, [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:34+00:00 February 20th, 2018|