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 [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:29-04:00April 13th, 2018|

African American History Wax Museum Visit

A primary motivation for establishing America’s first African American history wax museum was to “use education, history, and example to help culturally disadvantaged youth overcome feelings of alienation, defeatism, and despair”. Exposure to the Museum and its programs ensures that youth, as well as adult patrons, learn more about their American heritage and gain deeper insights about significant contributions to civilization by people of African descent. The students gained a comprehensive story of the African diaspora for Black History Month. Wax museums are a powerful medium. Particularly for African-American history, because so much of our history-even today-is faceless. This experience [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:33-04:00March 1st, 2018|

ServSafe Training

Through our partnership with Prince George’s Community College, he High Road School of Southern Maryland continues to offer students an opportunity to gain training and knowledge in a variety of industries. . A number of our students are currently taking the nationally recognized ServSafe class. In this class the students are learning how to provide safe food, the forms of contamination, how to monitor time and temperature, personal hygiene practices while handling food, how to respond to a food borne-illness outbreak, biological, chemical, and physical contaminants, and deliberate contamination of food. Once complete, our students will have the opportunity to [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:34-04:00February 16th, 2018|