Growth Mindset Collaboration!

Students at High Road of Wallingford High Road collaborated to create a mosaic Growth Mindset mosaic mural! Students each took a piece of the mural, wrote a goal or how they would achieve it, and decorated it in their own unique way. After students put the mosaic together, Kenneth Betlej, father of Special Education Teacher Katherine Betlej, built a frame for the picture so it could be hung up as a reminder of their goals each day. Students will sign the frame as a commitment to their goals and growth mindset! [...]

2019-04-12T21:23:58-04:00March 29th, 2019|

Charity Basketball Game

Students from High Road of Wallingford High and Primary were able to participate in a staff-student basketball game! The students won by more than ten points and showed great teamwork! Students from Wallingford, Norwalk, and Hartford did a great job and raised a lot of money for the Juan DeJesus Scholarship fund, which one student will receive upon graduation. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-03-24T21:49:24-04:00March 14th, 2019|

Pi Day Celebration!

Students from High Road of Wallingford High School got a chance to memorize digits of Pi. The top student from each classroom got to throw a pie at our principal, Mr. Berardesca! Proceeds from entering the contest, and our dress green day are going towards Kidney Health for Everyone to celebrate World Kidney Health Day! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-03-29T16:38:14-04:00March 11th, 2019|

Art Festival Projects

We have began working on the Arts Festival Project! So far students have had a fun time using chalk pastels to create tree silhouettes. Students used different colors and shapes and one even had animals! We're very excited to show off our work at the upcoming art show! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-04-12T21:43:13-04:00March 11th, 2019|

Bridgeport Barber Hopes to Inspire Youth to Pursue His Craft

Jason Donalson is a barber at the Cuttin Edge Barber Shop in Bridgeport. He has been working with at-risk youth for years, some with learning disabilities, autism and physical limitations. On Wednesday morning students from the High Road School in Wallingford stopped by for a free haircut, while learning about the trade as a potential career path. Watch the video

2019-02-27T09:39:08-04:00February 25th, 2019|

World Kidney Day 2019

On Thursday, March 14th, our school will proudly wear green to support World Kidney Day! Learn more about World Kidney Day on their website today.

2019-02-13T21:27:36-04:00February 13th, 2019|

Meet the Team: Jessica Miccio

Jessica Miccio, Teaching Assistant & 1:1 I chose this specific field because of my experience in dealing with children with trauma and attachment issues. I've been a foster/adoptive parent for over 13 years and have dealt with kids with all types of background histories. I've also been on the Board of Director's with Children's Community Programs in New Haven and have lead several RAD training classes. I volunteer at my children's school and have been an AAU and Little League coach for several years as well. My day starts with [...]

2019-02-02T16:18:46-04:00January 31st, 2019|

Students and Staff Participate in Holiday Charity

Students at the High Roads School of Wallingford High School participated in a food and toy drive! Students donated one unwrapped toy so they could wear their ugly Christmas sweater to school. Staff also donated to wear their ugly Christmas sweaters. Staff also participated in the food drive by bringing in canned goods and non-perishable food items. All the toys go towards the school toy drive, and the food will be given to High Roads families in need. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-01-10T20:10:24-04:00December 20th, 2018|