Student of the Month: Darian

What has Darian done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Darian is a very hard-working 5th grade student in Mr. Koffi’s class here at High Road Lower School. This month Darian has displayed exemplary Blue level behavior. He is always willing to participate in class and is eager to share his answers and ideas. He does a great job of staying on task and completing his class-work and homework in a timely manner. Darian’s homeroom staff tells us “He is very polite, and a pleasure to work with,” and that “Darian works well [...]

2019-10-11T13:53:57-04:00October 11th, 2019|

Staff of the Month: Devin

Devin Jones is joining us for his second year here at High Road Lower School as an Assistant Teacher in one of our Middle School classrooms. There are countless reasons why Devin has been voted Staff of the Month. These reasons include his willingness to help whenever necessary, his dedication to the team and his diligence in using the High Road Model on a daily basis. Devin has created a great rapport with our students and is known to support any staff that is in need. After seeing Devin’s hard work every day, it’s not surprising that [...]

2019-09-29T21:17:58-04:00September 29th, 2019|

Student of the Month: Christopher

What has Christopher done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? During the month of September Christopher is a student who set a positive example for his peers. He works hard not only on himself, but to help his peers when he can. In September Christopher maintained Blue level and exceeded staff expectations. He can often be found doing odd jobs around the school, telling jokes and singing his favorite songs. What is something Christopher has accomplished so far this school year that they are proud of? During the first month of school, Christopher [...]

2019-10-11T13:50:42-04:00September 11th, 2019|

A Silver Accomplishment

Robert J. is a 13 year old 7th grade student at the High Road Lower School in Lanham, MD. Robert has been a student at High Road for 2 years. Robert is a silver level student, and has made great progress in the areas of grades, following directions, respecting staff and socializing with peers. Robert is a great student and classmate, and is willing assist students with class work, class projects and individual work. Not only does Robert help his classmates, but he also helps his teachers whenever necessary. Outside of classroom Robert completes in-school jobs that include working [...]

2019-09-23T12:49:04-04:00April 9th, 2019|

Teacher Feature: Mr. Koffi

Koffi Senyo is a valued member of the High Road Lower family. Mr. Koffi teaches our older group of Elementary school students and has worked diligently to create a classroom environment that is focused on learning. Students from his class describe Mr. Koffi as being “smart,” and “easy to talk to when you need help.” It’s clear to staff and students that Mr. Koffi is dedicated to being an educator, and he is always trying to learn new and improved teaching strategies. In an effort to bring something different to his class, Koffi has been teaching his students basic [...]

2019-03-29T16:29:28-04:00March 21st, 2019|

Teacher Feature: Ms. Kavney

When it comes to encouraging collaboration, assigning fun activities or planning new and exciting sensory breaks, Ms. Kavney does it all plus so much more. Ms. Kavney is one of our Elementary teachers and continues to set the standards high for our whole staff! Starting in July 2018, Ms. Kavney was quick to embrace the point sheet system and create her own unique classroom culture. Not only can we count on a strong academic presence in room 101, but we can also count on seeing students who are on-level and thriving in our program. We can always count [...]

2019-02-02T22:21:06-05:00January 28th, 2019|

A Major Turnaround

Donnell T. is a 14yr old 8th grade student at High Road Lower School in Lanham, MD. Donnell has been a student at High Road for 3 years. Donnell has made a great deal of progress in a number of areas including, attendance, behavior, and grades. In the past, Donnell would often come late or miss school altogether. However, now Donnell regularly comes to school on time and ready to work. In terms of his behavior, Donnell behavior had previously shown a great deal of aggression (including fighting) and disrespect to staff and students alike. Now, not only [...]

2019-02-02T21:55:47-05:00January 28th, 2019|
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