High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle)

Learning about the Solar System

Students in Ms. Williams's class recently stepped outside of their classroom to explore our Solar System! They were able to a virtual trip to the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and of course, returned back to Earth. Students practiced measuring with non-standard units of measurement to compare the size of all of the planets. Next students learned all about the way these planets rotate around the Sun and even made a model to wear as headbands! The final, and maybe most fun part of the project, was when all of the students got to be the [...]

2019-11-01T09:23:51-04:00November 1st, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Mr. Catanzaro

What impact has Mr. Catanzaro had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Catanzaro always supports his colleagues and steps up to any role or responsibility needed. Mr. Catanzaro has assisted new staff with learning our model and systems. He has helped set up and run a classroom with positivity and consistency. Mr. C is calm and able to work with all of the students. Staff selected Mr. Catanzaro because “he is always a calm and reliable colleague”, “he is able to manage his classroom while supporting others”, and “he is extremely respectful of all [...]

2019-10-31T13:58:46-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Student of the Month: Jensy

What has Jensy accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Jensy has come a long way this year and continues to show improvement in his behavior and maturity. He is always helpful toward others and cooperative with peers and staff. Jensy has been putting in a lot of effort this year into being a positive role model for his peers. Jensy has been an excellent role model for his peers in so many ways. He has helped his peers to make better choices when upset and reminded them of their goals and how [...]

2019-10-31T13:56:36-04:00October 31st, 2019|

Showing our School Spirit

The students and staff at High Road School of Hartford Primary spent the week celebrating their school spirit. Students who have been displaying school appropriate behaviors and have earned their way up our level system were able to participate in a themed activity each school day. Staff, of course, got in on the fun too! The first day, Tuesday was Sports Day followed by Super Hero Day on Wednesday. The last two days were Hat Day and Pajama Day. The students enjoyed all of these days and are making suggestions for the next Spirit week in December. [...]

2019-10-23T10:22:53-04:00October 23rd, 2019|

Fire Prevention Week

At High Road School of Hartford Primary, students were able to participate in Fire Prevention Week activities. The biggest hit of the week was a visit from Fire Lieutenant Jesus Lopez. Lieutenant Lopez visited each classroom in the school focusing on this year's Fire Prevention theme "Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”. Our youngest students got on the floor with the Lieutenant and "crawled" to safety in a smoky room. Our older students discussed their fire evacuation plans and made a promise to develop one if they did not have one in place. Students greatly [...]

2019-10-18T12:55:58-04:00October 18th, 2019|

Student of the Month: Solimar

What impact has Solimar had on colleagues and students over the past month? As a veteran staff and the Handle with Care Trainer in the building, Ms. Mercado has been an integral part of the team this school year. She assisted in training all staff in our procedures and policies during orientation and continues to train staff and be a role model with those policies and procedures. Solimar went out of her way before school started to ensure the school was a welcoming environment for the students when they began. Anastasia McGlone, Operations Manager, states that "Ms. [...]

2019-10-11T15:27:24-04:00October 11th, 2019|

Student of the Month: Ana

What has Ana done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Ana was nominated by her classroom staff for a vote with all of the Hartford Primary staff. Ana was chosen for many reasons. Ana has had some challenges at the start of this school year and has overcome those challenges successfully and while remaining positive and able to advocate for herself. Ana is a positive role model for the other students in her classroom and to the school. She can often be heard encouraging other students to make good choices. Ana is able [...]

2019-10-11T15:23:07-04:00October 11th, 2019|

Ice Cream Truck!

On Friday, September 6, 2019 we had an ice cream truck come to our school! Our students who were on green and blue level were able to order ice cream off of the ice cream truck for themselves. This was an excellent fun Friday activity. Students enjoyed selecting their ice cream and popsicles and had fun eating them in the library. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-09-11T21:28:46-04:00September 9th, 2019|

Welcome back: Student Q&A

Treyvon, 8th grade How was your summer? My summer was fun this year. How do you think your first day back to school went? I was tired, but I had a good week back. I worked hard all week. What is one thing are excited to learn this year? I am excited to learn more about division this year. What are your goals for this year? My goal is to do well and work my way towards going to a public high school next year. What class do think will be your favorite [...]

2019-09-11T21:22:49-04:00August 28th, 2019|