Pajama Day December 2018

On December 14, 2018, our school participated in a statewide event called Pajama Day for kids. Since 2011, children in Connecticut have worn pajamas to school to support pediatric cancer patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Over $555,000 has been raised by children in the state. Students and staff from our school who participated donated a dollar or more to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center for the Connecticut Children’s Foundation. This year our school raised $87 for the cause! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-01-20T20:59:44+00:00December 14th, 2018|

December 2018 Student of the Month

Jomari Floyd, a 6th grade student at High Road Hartford Primary School has been selected by staff to be student of the month for December! One student from each classroom was nominated by staff and then staff members voted on which student exemplified the desired behaviors of a successful student. Jomari spent the first half the school year on blue, and continues to work hard every day to stay on blue level.  Staff members who work with Jomari say that “he is patient with other students who may be struggling” and he is “ready to admit when he makes [...]

2019-01-20T20:52:50+00:00December 1st, 2018|

Celebrating Being Thankful with Families and Friends

On November 20th, 2018 many of our student's families and friends joined us to celebrate Thanksgiving and being thankful. Students welcomed their guests into their classrooms, escorted them to a delicious feast, and then enjoyed a meal and fun activities. The feast included all of the Thanksgiving staples: Turkey, mashed potatoes, corn bread, macaroni and cheese, veggies, chicken, and of course desserts. Students reportedly enjoyed the "many desserts" and "yummy turkey". They also reported enjoying having their family members see their classrooms. High Road staff enjoyed seeing how happy our students were with all of the guests and the [...]

2018-12-14T10:54:01+00:00November 20th, 2018|

Q&A: Transitioning to Home School

On November 13th, High Road School of Hartford Primary student, Cristofer Hernandez, transitioned from High Road to a less restrictive environment. Cristofer had reached higher levels, including our highest level of gold, prior to his transition. Just prior to leaving, Cris was able to sit down with a staff member to discuss his time at High Road School. 1. How do you think High Road school helped you? High Road has been good for me. I have learned coping skills to use when I am upset such as taking space, ignoring negative influences, and telling a staff member when an [...]

2018-12-14T10:53:51+00:00November 13th, 2018|

November 2018 Staff of the Month

High Road School of Hartford Primary’s Mr. Raynor Blanton has been selected as staff of the Month for November! Through a process where all staff in the building nominate a peer who exemplifies our CORE 4 values and has been an asset to the team, Mr. Blanton received the most nominations in the building. Mr. Blanton has been working with High Road for 6 years as a TA/ Paraprofessional. Staff members have reported that Mr. Blanton is encouraging and calm with all students and is a team player. Mr. Blanton often steps in after hours to help clean our school [...]

2019-01-20T20:55:22+00:00November 1st, 2018|

November 2018 Student of the Month

Steven Garcia, a 5th Grade student at High Road Hartford Primary School has been selected by staff to be the student of the month for November! One student from each classroom was nominated by staff and then staff members voted on which student exemplified the desired behaviors of a successful student. Steven is a blue student who works very hard every day. Staff members who work closely with Steven have reported that he “has become more vocal and able to express his needs.” In regards to his success, Steven reports that he is a good student who listens to [...]

2019-01-20T20:51:46+00:00November 1st, 2018|

Staff of the Month: September 2018

High Road School of Hartford Primary's, Mr. Deven Scott has been selected as the September Staff of the Month! Through a process where all staff in the building nominate a peer who exemplifies our CORE 4 values and has been an asset to the team, Mr. Scott received the most nominations in the building. Mr. Scott is entering his second school year with our school and has worked in several different capacities. This school year, he is acting as one of our qualified personnel who support our school nurse and recently has entered the role of floating Teacher Assistant. [...]

2018-10-03T14:42:14+00:00October 3rd, 2018|

Staff of the Month: September 2018

Uriah Lynn, a 3rd grade student here at High Road School of Hartford Primary was selected as the Student of the Month for September! One student from each of our 4 classrooms was nominated and then all staff voted on which student exemplified the desired behaviors of a successful student. Uriah finished off last school year on one of our highest color levels, Blue. He was able to return to school this fall and continue to remain on Blue level. Uriah's staff indicated that "Uriah arrives to school every day with a smile on his face and is eager [...]

2018-10-03T14:44:22+00:00October 3rd, 2018|

Open House 2018

On September 7th, from 1:30-3:30, many families returned to the school building after dismissal. Students led their family members on tours throughout the building. Families were able to see the work students have been learning about and some even got to sit where their student's sit. The Pet Center had many visitors. Our library hosted some delicious food and treats. As parents left the building, they encountered the Mobile Medical Van that is partnering with our school. The Mobile Medical and Dental Van which is operated through Charter Oak Health Center will be coming to our school this year [...]

2018-09-28T20:59:59+00:00September 7th, 2018|