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On August 27th, 2019, students returned to the High Road School of Wallingford Primary/Middle School. Before students began arriving, staff wanted to show our students how awesome they are and start the first day off right! We welcomed them with a positive message upon arrival which made them smile and feel great about entering school after a fun summer. We are super excited to begin the new school year and look forward to all the progress we will make together as a team! Visit our website to learn more about High Road School [...]
Green, Blue, and Gold students got to enjoy a special presentation for their Fun Friday. Stephan from Slither and Swim brought some of his scaly friends to visit and taught our students about each species. Geckos, turtles, cockroaches, snakes, bearded dragons, and even a tegu visited High Road School. Students had excellent questions about the reptile’s adaptations and what life was like for these scaly friends in the wild and the bravest students were able to pet and hold some of the reptiles. Thank you to our school social worker, Ms. Gibson for organizing this super Fun Friday! [...]
Students have been hard at work since March creating masterpieces for this years art show! Family members and friends of students were invited to attend and see the artwork they put together. This year's projects challenged students to use a variety of mediums such as clay, chalk, yarn, and other different textiles to create different works of art. After a gallery viewing session, students were able to perform in a talent show. We are very proud to have such talented students! Visit our website to learn more [...]
Superior Court Judge Julia Dewey recently joined students of the High Road School of Wallingford in a Read Across America event to promote children’s literacy in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Read the Story
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.
Anastasia McGlone, Special Education Teacher I choose education because I realized that I enjoyed working with children and seeing their growth and those “aha” moments when they figured it out. I found my niche with Special Education when I worked with an amazing special education teacher and saw the growth among her students and it motivated me to pursue special education. Each day I teach language arts, math, and science social studies and art elective. I work in small groups with my students for LA and math which allows more direct instruction. [...]
This month, our Primary/Middle school students of High Road School of Wallingford attended academic field trips to The Peabody Museum in New Haven. Students explored everything from the museums Mummy exhibit, to Meteorite impacts, to Red Pandas! The students finished the day enjoying pizza and socializing with their peers before returning to school for dismissal.
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 [...]