Staff of the Month: Mr. Almedina

What impact has Mr. Almedina had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Edwin Almedina was nominated for our October staff of the Month! Mr. Almedina acts as a one to one paraprofessional. He works with students on activities of daily living, job site skills, and helping to translate for some of our English Language Learners. His colleagues nominated him because he is, “always willing to help out anywhere”, is “reliable”, “answers calls on the radio quickly” and “remains calm in all situations”. Mr. Almedina has been with the High Road of Hartford team for [...]

2019-11-06T11:23:11-05:00October 31st, 2019|

Student of the Month: Mariana

What has Mariana accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? The student of the month for October was none other than Mariana! Mariana recently achieved Gold level status and was our Spotlight Student last month. Staff boast that Mariana, “has been outstanding on Gold”, is “always respectful”, is a “hard worker”. In addition, Mariana has been doing a “great job helping other students and staff”. What is something Mariana has accomplished so far this school year that they are proud of? She recently used her organizational skills to assist Mrs. Carrillo in restocking [...]

2019-10-31T13:47:14-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Student of the Month: Michael

What has Michael accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Michael moved into the Transition Classroom at the High Road School of Hartford High School this fall to add a life skills component to his education. Michael has proven to be a leader both in the classroom and at job sites. Michael always has a kind word and offers encouragement to his classmates. The staff at Active Day Senior Daycare have praised Michael for his work ethic. He has the ability to see a task that needs to be done and does it [...]

2019-10-31T13:43:13-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Christine

What impact has Christine had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Hartwich is new to the High Road School of Hartford High team although she began her High Road career at our Primary School in 2014. When the opportunity to teach in our Transition Classroom at the High School became available, she jumped at the offer! Why did other staff members select Christine as Staff of the Month? Ms. Hartwich is excelling in a variety of ways in her new setting! She is the most seasoned of our teachers which allows her to be [...]

2019-10-11T15:15:25-04:00October 11th, 2019|

Student of the Month: Bryan

What has Bryan done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Bryan has excelled in the last month in academics and especially on his most recent i-Ready diagnostic assessment! He has been working hard on maintaining school appropriate behaviors “Bryan is very motivated to stay on color. He knows the things that he struggles with but tries and if he can’t do it; he still wants to move on and work hard in his other subjects," according to Ms. Hartwich Transition Teacher, High Road of Hartford. What is something Bryan has accomplished so far [...]

2019-10-11T14:46:46-04:00October 11th, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Allena Hall

Ms. Hall has worn many hats for High Roads High of Hartford High. She usually acts as a seasoned Teachers Assistant but has stepped into this position in the temporary absence of our regular administrative assistant, Mrs. Carrillo. In her time at High Road Ms. Hall has acted as a Transition Assistant, Substitute Teacher, Handle With Care Trainer, Floater and too many other duties to name. The team voted Ms. Hall as Staff of the Month due to her flexibility in the role of Administrative Assistant. Her knowledge of our students and families proved to be an important [...]

2019-10-24T22:25:47-04:00September 24th, 2019|

Student Spotlight: Ramon L.

Student Spotlight Ramon L. – 12th Grade Mr. G, our transition coordinator, always makes me laugh. Also, Ms. Rembisz, my classroom teacher, has a positive energy level and is also really good at teaching me math. I am really proud of recently getting back on color this year! The thing I enjoy most about coming to school every day is the good mornings when I walk in the door. Also, Ms. Rembisz always makes me laugh when I come in to class in the morning. One thing I [...]

2019-03-28T09:33:16-04:00March 28th, 2019|

STCC gives High Road School of Hartford students glimpse of future careers

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Springfield Technical Community College provided career training to students from High Road School of Hartford. STCC's Workforce Development Center made it possible for students from the High Road School to get a sample of EMT training on Tuesday. Students also attended a modern advanced manufacturing machine shop to learn all about fidget spinners. “We do promote them to try for community college because I'm the first student to go to school in my family. It's kind of scary when you don't have a role model to show you the ropes. I want to be that for my students.” [...]

2019-01-18T10:09:53-05:00January 18th, 2019|
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