Students Help with Maryland Food Bank

On November 5, 2018, High Road School of Baltimore County had the opportunity to volunteer at a local Maryland Food Bank. There were 19 students and 5 staff that attended this event to connect with their surrounding community and give back to those in need. This event is referred to as a Community Based Instruction, in which our students were able to interact and learn about the needs of their community, and how to help “their neighbor.” The students and staff were able to assist 800 families at this event. During the event, the students helped unpack the food [...]

2018-11-22T15:04:41-04:00November 5th, 2018|

Social Butterflies Girls Group

High Road School is dedicated to the educational and emotional needs of our students. In doing so, we recognize that our ladies often need an outlet to express themselves and socialize. In this group "SOCIAL BUTTERFLIES" we come together to do things in the community while building relationships. The goal of our group is to build friendships and dispel the notion that teenage girls can’t work through their issues. We also engage in fun activities that bring smiles and laughs! We meet twice a month and have amazing conversations. The end result is that these ladies will gain a [...]

2019-02-08T12:15:36-04:00November 5th, 2018|

Exploring Holt Park & Center for the Arts

Our Life Skills students visited the Holt Park & Center for the Arts on November 1. Students visited this location to continue to develop, promote and increase their awareness and interest in healthy activities. They also practiced utilizing their current social skills and work towards building new skills. The students enjoyed exploring this center and are excited to return, as we will be volunteering here regularly. We adopted a garden at this location and will also be assisting the staff in caring for the animals.

2018-11-13T12:07:03-04:00November 2nd, 2018|

North Bay Trip 2018

At North Bay, they taught our students to recognize how their actions affect their futures, their community, and the environment using character development and outdoors activities. The students attended two classes each day. One after breakfast and one after lunch. In these classes they did educational team-building activities using art, science and math, skills and knowledge. They learned how to build a fire, build their own shelter using branches and logs between two trees, how to identify animal bones, and learned many fun important facts about the environment. During the classes each student was given a journal to write and [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:12-04:00July 18th, 2018|

Mock Interview Day

Students from 6 separate High Road Schools visited High Road School of Harford County on March 23rd for a Mock Interview Day. Students worked with their Transition Coordinators to prepare for the day, which included resume building, determining the appropriate attire, and questions for employers. Community employers donated their time and spoke to students about a range of careers including nursing, real estate, business, and education. The students also had follow-up meetings with their Transition Coordinators to go over their takeaways from the day. Thank you so much to all of you who participated and provided such helpful feedback [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:32-04:00April 3rd, 2018|

My Experience at Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC)

My Experience at Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) Randall M., took classes at CCBS this semester and was given the opportunity to speak at their Fall graduation ceremony. Randall's experience at CCBC was very exciting for him and he wanted to share why it was so special.  Being a student at Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) provided me with many new and exciting opportunities.  I had many chances to be independent at campus.  I was able to create connections with a wide diversity of people and enjoy healthy friendships.  My internship gave me work experience in my chosen [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:33-04:00March 15th, 2018|