The Autism Support Classroom went to visit the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, PA on Tuesday, February 5th. In preparation for the trip, students practiced valuable life skills while planning an outing to Wal Mart to purchase necessary groceries to pack lunches for their field trip. While at the Please Touch Museum, students were able to engage with the new Cents and Sensibility exhibit to put the money skills they have learned in the classroom to practice. In addition to the Cents and Sensibility exhibit, students worked their way through the museum exploring the interactive exhibits with their classmates [...]
3 High Road Schools from across Maryland and Delaware took part in a fantastic flag football game! Thanks to High Road School of Cecil County, High Road School of New Castle County, and High Road School of Southern Delaware for a great game.
Ms. LaShea’s classroom had a field trip to Washington D.C. to visit the Smithsonian Space and Air Museum. During the space tour the students learn about the how the Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission, see Neil Armstrong’s space suit and observe the lunar flight. During the air tour students learned about the Cold War Aviation, Boeing milestone, the Wright Brothers and Aerobatic Flights. Students learned how Wilbur Wright flew the first public exhibitions of a Wright Flyer in France. The Wright brothers helped the military improve fighter tactics and aircraft technology. Visit our [...]
Here at the Highroad School of Cecil County we support students with a broad range of classification, including those who fall on the Autism Spectrum. Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD is a prevalent diagnosis in special education that requires educators and programs to individualize instruction to meet the unique needs of the student population. Providing guidance and support for these students is one of the main focuses within our ASD support classroom. The classroom curriculum is based on 100% direct instruction; using hands on materials and methods everyday to specifically address students’ individual needs. Specialized curriculum programs, such as [...]
We are extremely excited here at High Road School of Cecil County to announce our partnership with the Habitat for Humanity Restore in Bel Air, Maryland. Our students will have the opportunity to take their learning outside of the classroom and into the community by lending a helping hand at the ReStore. Habitat for Humanity ReStores are independently owned home improvement stores and donation centers that sell new and gently used furniture, appliances, home accessories, building materials and more to the public at a fraction of the retail price. Proceeds are used to help build strength, stability, self-reliance and [...]
Our first Blue Level Field Trip of the new school year took us to Aikido Delaware Aikikai. High Road students from High Road School of New Castle, Cecil County & Harford participated on the trip. They were introduced to the martial arts practice of Aikido and worked as a group practicing the new moves they were taught. The students loved it and can't wait to return in October for another round.
School jobs around High Road School of Cecil County are off to a great start! Students apply for a job at school that interests them and go through a hiring process (application, interview, & training shift). This school year we started with a student flag raiser who raises & brings down the flag in front of school and students assisting with trash pickup after lunch. Additionally a student is involved with creating a shopping list, finding the items, self checkout, handle transaction and accompanies the staff to Walmart for materials needed throughout the school building. [...]