How a Bill Becomes Law

Our students at CSD took part in an interactive lesson to see how a Bill becomes a Law by doing the process hands on. With an info-graphic as a guide students and staff each played a part in the 5 step process which allowed everyone to have an input and keep the lesson changing. Ethan and Amber proposed the Bill after taking sometime together to create ideas of what they wanted to become a law. Eventually coming up with “The Home and Health Care Act for the Homeless” aka Triple H. This law would provide more shelters for the [...]

2019-03-20T11:17:53-04:00March 20th, 2019|

Spirit Week

This week at CSD its spirit week for the upcoming basketball playoffs. Everyday has been different and a lot of the students in the school participated. Today was twin day, on Tuesday Camren told Mr. Tommy to dress up so they could be twins. We honestly did not think Camren would come through with the promise. It really brightened our day when he came into class today. Nothing like starting the day out with a smile. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-03-06T09:51:15-04:00February 27th, 2019|

A BLUE Milestone

North Dorchester Middle School celebrated a HUGE accomplishment in February! Dylan, a 7th grader who has been in the High Road program for two years, reached 100 consecutive days on Blue Level! This means he has earned his behavior and work points consistently since the very first day of school. Dylan attends multiple classes in the general education setting, loves cars, and has a goal of becoming a mechanic. Few students reach this incredible milestone- we are so proud of you, Dylan! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School [...]

2019-03-06T10:15:24-04:00February 22nd, 2019|

Creating a Vision

Mary Jane is a 7th grader in the High Road class at North Dorchester Middle. With her annual IEP approaching, it was an important time to think about plans for the future and what will come after high school. Together with her teachers, Mary Jane created this vision board to present at her meeting. She printed pictures off of the internet and cut them out of magazines, to tell her story. She hopes to take vocational classes in high school to learn more about plants and how they grow. Mary Jane feels that these would be the important skills [...]

2019-03-06T10:03:59-04:00February 21st, 2019|

LJ The Great

Normally a quiet and reserved student, LJ, a 4th grader at Choptank Elementary School, surprised the class one day by putting on a magic show! During his magic show (complete with a magic hat and wand), LJ pulled an owl from his hat, made coins disappear, and performed a card trick. The best part of the show were the smiles on everyone’s faces- very impressive, LJ! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-03-06T10:00:56-04:00February 21st, 2019|

Origami

Origami, from ori meaning " folding", and kami meaning "paper" is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. In modern usage, the word "origami" is used as an inclusive term for all folding practices, regardless of their culture of origin. Miss Jessica lead the way in a creative hands on activity where our students learned the art of Origami as well as making their very own. Students Ethan and Steven had a very fun time learning how to fold and create a paper sailboat. As a class we found one needs patience and determination [...]

2019-03-06T10:17:54-04:00February 13th, 2019|

Student Spotlight: Ethan J.

Ethan is one of our 10th grade students here at CSD. He strives for greatness everyday not matter the subject, academic or social you can always count on Ethan to offer a free hand and especially an idea. Ethan loves history, you can ask him any question about World War II and he’ll have a correct answer. When Ethan has a break from class work he loves to read a good James Patterson novel. The media center here at CSD is running low on new things for him to read needless to say. Ethan always comes in everyday [...]

2019-02-02T21:51:57-04:00January 29th, 2019|

Showing Respect, Earning Ice Cream

Our wonderful students here at Choptank Elementary School were presented with an opportunity to earn an ice cream party for the whole class. The incentive was to earn the qualifying amounts for showing respect points for a whole day for ten days in total. Once everyone did that we would all be able to take part in the ice cream party. This not only promoted better behaviors in respect but also team work in classmates whom reached there mark donated points to those who hadn’t yet. Also throughout the day support to one another remembering that there all working towards [...]

2019-02-02T22:10:24-04:00January 28th, 2019|

Lena’s Success!

Lena, a 5th Grader at Choptank Elementary in Cambridge, Maryland recently set a goal to attend math instruction with her general education. She attended math for 30 days in order to earn a special prize that she personally selected. This incentive pushed Lena not only to go to her classes but to exceed our expectations! Lena keeps track of her schedule, and prepares to head to her classes without having to be reminded. Even after she earned her Umicar (from her favorite TV Show Team Umizoomi) prize for December, she has continued her progress, and attends her specials classes [...]

2019-01-20T22:03:22-04:00January 8th, 2019|