High Road Academy: Prince George’s County

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|

Staff of the Month: Ms. Latonya

What impact has Latonya had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Latonya Sweeney started with our program this school year. Right from the start, she demonstrated a zest for learning and positive energy. She has demonstrated a lot of our CORE 4 values at work through her work ethic and dedication to the students and overall program. She is the kind of employee that asks questions and demonstrates a willingness and eagerness to learn our model. Her commitment to improving student motivation is critical to her overall classroom culture's success. Our School Director says [...]

2019-10-31T12:52:40-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Student of the Month: Ka’yla

What has Kay’la accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Kay’la has exceeded every expectation that Mr. Johnson has set in place for her. “Her passion, charismatic personality and eagerness to learn are exceptional”, Mr. Johnson proudly stated. Her ability to follow classroom rules and assist with ensuring that all students remain on task, complete assignment and are always trying their best is remarkable. Ms. Johnson states Kay’la’s “compassionate nature sets her apart from her peers”. She is very aware of the power her voice has when she speaks and questions her teachers [...]

2019-10-31T16:25:52-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Spirit Week at High Road Academy

Please review the flyer for information for the Spirit Week at High Road Academy Visit our website to learn more about High Road Academy

2019-10-18T11:07:56-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Ms. J (Malry)

Ms. J (Malry) began her career here in the Spring of 2019 as an Assistant Teacher. She learned the High Road Model very quickly. Her vast knowledge of special education and ability to learn made her the ideal staff. She has dedicated her time to working with students and building their confidence towards learning. She has supported the program by developing 4 Step plans, Lesson Planning, and monitoring students daily progress. She continues to better herself by obtaining a degree in Education. She hopes to become a teacher and help children of all ages. Today, we celebrate [...]

2019-10-01T14:20:11-04:00September 29th, 2019|