High Road School: New Castle, DE

Staff and Student of the Month

What has Nathan accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Nathan has been coming into school spreading positivity every morning. He has done all his work and has improved his behavior to earn his way to green level. What is something Nathan has accomplished so far this school year that they are proud of? “I am proud of my progress and how hard I have worked to turn myself around and get back on level." What impact has Ms. Jess had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Jess has [...]

2019-10-31T13:27:52-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Goodwill’s GOODworks Program

High Road School of Delaware’s transition department is partnered with Goodwill’s GOODworks Program. Through job readiness and soft skills training and development, and a variety of other services, Goodwill prepares students for positions in industries including retail, banking, hospitality, food service, packing and assembly, and manufacturing. Goodwill counselors and High Road School’s transition coordinator work one-on-one with students to identify training needs and provide the support services for every person to achieve the most from their abilities. For twelve weeks, students in the program participate in training. Once training is complete, they are offered paid and supported employment for [...]

2019-10-23T10:07:16-04:00October 23rd, 2019|

Independence Seaport Museum

Ms. Sam's environmental science class visited the Independence Seaport museum in Philadelphia. Our students are currently learning about the importance of keeping our environment clean and the impact that humans have on their environments. The students participated in the River Alive! exhibit that explained how the Delaware River Valley connects habitats from the Catskills to Delaware. While in the museum the students learned about the different areas of the Delaware River Valley, the animals that inhabit it, and what a healthy river ecosystem looks like. The students enjoyed the hands on parts to the museum and would work together [...]

2019-10-31T13:31:13-04:00October 23rd, 2019|

Abbotts Mill Ecosystem Field Trip

Following an exciting Science unit on Ecosystems our Southern Delaware and Sussex County schools combined for a stream study at Abbotts Mill Nature Center, in Milford Delaware. The students followed stations through out the park with an instructor. They tested the PH of the water, collected water samples for further study, and noted the animals in the ecosystem around them! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-10-18T12:21:04-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Class Pets

Michelangelo and Raphael have made a great addition to our elementary program! By caring for them, it has created a sense of responsibility and an increased awareness of the needs and feelings of others. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-10-18T12:14:42-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Cave Paintings for Art

In Ms. Rose and Ms. Jess' art class the students are learning about cave paintings. The most notable paintings are found at the caves of Lascaux in Southern France and Altamira in Northern Spain. We had the students create their own cave paintings and explain the story about them. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-10-18T12:09:00-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Football Training

Mr. Devin working hard training the students how to play football for the big football game on Friday! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-10-18T12:03:17-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Social Group Fun

Mrs. Amy’s class and Ms. Heather’s class doing group this week with Mr. Jeff. The students were determining their goals and the steps they will take to obtain those goals! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-10-18T11:53:04-04:00October 18th, 2019|

ELA Project Based Learning

This school year, our 8th and 9th graders have been working on a project based on an argumentative essay A Quilt of a Country by Anna Quindlen. During this project the students did a close read of the text and highlighted supporting details that supported the argument that Quindlen presented, smaller communities come together to create a whole country. They then identified what kinds of supporting details were used throughout the text with different colored pencils. Once they completed that, they then designed a quilt pattern using those colors to represent that different types of supporting details come together to [...]

2019-10-23T10:00:16-04:00October 16th, 2019|