A Peek Into the Future

High Road School students are creating vision boards to help explore and share some of their future goals. Some students were clear about earning their high school diploma but unable to formulate a plan any further. While other students had goals to reach beyond high school including being firefighters, college graduates, and entrepreneurs. Students were also asked “How did this project challenge you? The responses varied. However, some students shared that they had never looked past the present and planned for the future. Many of the students also said that this project gave them motivation to set goal’s so they [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:23+00:00June 5th, 2018|

Creating With Clay

Middle school students were able to have creative control and expression through clay creation. The middle school classes were given some clay and told to create something, the second part of the project was for them to then write a passage briefly about their projects.Once they began working with the clay they, then realized that with the clay drying almost as soon as you leave it idle they found that the project wasn’t as simple as it seemed initially. Some of the students pictured below were very proud, nervous to explain or even hesitant to show their projects in the [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:26+00:00May 14th, 2018|

Inaugural Jalen White Regional Spelling Bee

Spelling Bees are a popular and effective way to have students become better spellers. It allows them to practice spelling words they might not ordinarily use while mixing in some fun and competition. This the High Road Schools of the Maryland South Region decided to create a regional spelling be that would comprise of the top 2 spellers from each program in the elementary, middle, and high schools. Early in planning for the process, our schools were dealt a blow with the tragic passing of one of the Regional Spelling Bee participants, Jalan White. Jalan was an 11th grade [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:29+00:00April 13th, 2018|