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|

Blue & Gold Basketball

Students on blue and gold levels were invited to Solterra Academy to play a friendly pick up game of basketball! Students played with Solterra Academy and Grace Webb School. The students had a great time playing cooperatively. Every team put forth their best for a great game and the teams were competitive. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-01-06T20:36:58-04:00December 14th, 2018|

Holiday Drive for Our Families

To support our students’ families for the holidays, we will be having a food drive between the return from Thanksgiving and the December holiday break. We will have an exchange for a day of wearing jeans in exchange for a contribution to the drive. Please see the exchange information below. Please also know that the same rules will be applied for jeans- no rips, leggings, etc. For our parents: What: High Road School staff are collecting meals to donate to our families for the Holiday Season. When: All returned slips will be placed in a raffle for a free [...]

2018-12-12T16:35:56-04:00December 11th, 2018|

Thanksgiving Feast

Student from High Roads School of Wallingford enjoyed a feast with their families! Parents and guardians came in and had a delightful dinner with all the fixings. "I liked being able to have my grandma in the school with me. I could show her all my work and got to eat with her!" Said one student. We are already looking forward to seeing more families at our next event! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-01-10T21:02:44-04:00November 20th, 2018|