Students Visit the National Zoo

Students that worked their way on Blue Level were privileged to go on a trip to the National Zoo. Staff and students were able to see the various wildlife on display at the very popular attraction in our nation’s capital. For majority of the students, not only was it their first time in the city, but it was there first time visiting the zoo. "I never been inside of the city before, so to see a lot of there things on the way there was fun!" -Nalani Greenswell To most of them, they were deeply amazed to see the [...]

2019-05-16T10:55:41-04:00May 10th, 2019|

Opening Day at Nationals Stadium

The staff of the High Road of Southern Maryland recently attended Opening Day for the Washington Nationals. The staff and their families braved the rain and enjoyed a fun day at Nationals Park. Together the staff were able to enjoy each other’s company and cheer the home town Nats. Despite the loss, the staff joined along with the 82,000 other fans in welcoming (or not) now rival superstar, Bryce Harper. Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2019-05-16T10:48:04-04:00May 10th, 2019|

High Road Times – March 2019

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2019-04-18T21:57:22-04:00April 1st, 2019|

Celebrating National Chip and Pi Day

March 14 may be one of the best days nationally. That is because on March 14, it is National Potato Chip Day. Students that were on Blue Level were able to compete in an exercise with Mr. Singletary and Ms. W. Barnes and hold their very own party in school. The students that participated in the exercise were awarded a variety of chips, tortillas, salsa and various dips. The students that won the exercises were awarded with slices of pie. Thats because, March 14 is also National “Pi” day as well. Pi being universally known as the ratio of [...]

2019-04-18T21:59:39-04:00April 1st, 2019|

High Road Times – January 2019

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2019-04-18T21:50:30-04:00February 8th, 2019|

The Dr. Mudd House and Museum

Recently, Mrs. Tibe, Mrs. Curtis, and Mrs. Burgos took our students on blue and gold level to the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House and Museum for an educational field trip. While on this trip the students learned about Dr. Mudd's wife Sarah Frances Dyer who was his childhood sweetheart. Dr. Mudd and Frank (Sarah's nickname) had four children. They lived in the families plantation of 218 acres, one rood and 13 perches of land to which have remained in the same family for more than two centuries. Dr. Mudd was the doctor that took care of John Wilkes Booth [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:24-04:00May 31st, 2018|

Historic Legislation

In celebration of African American History Month the High School students participated in a mock debate regarding the merits of the details in the landmark case, Brown vs. Board of Education. Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka,347 U.S. 483, was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. Students were divided into two teams representing both sides of this issue. One team represented the Pro-Education separation by races while the other team argued the merits of the side that believed Against-Education [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:28-04:00April 24th, 2018|

Farming for Hunger

Recently students on gold, blue and green level earned a field trip to Farming 4 Hunger. Farming 4 Hunger is an organization that was formed in 2012 by Bernie Fowler Jr. in Southern Maryland. This is a non-profit organization that has partnered with over 27 local farms, 20+ churches, local business, schools, the Maryland Food Bank, the Department of Corrections and a great network of community volunteers. Not only do they distribute millions of fruits and vegetables to the hungry, he also helps inmates with a second chance of life. While there, they learned how to work as a [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:28-04:00April 24th, 2018|