Workforce Development Recognition Ceremony

We started out with 8 students of High Road Schools of Southern Maryland in the Spring of 2016, and have grown to over 40 students from High Road Schools of Laurel, Lanham, and LaPlata, Maryland. The partnership with Prince George’s Community College Workforce Development Program has been very advantageous for High Road Schools students. Students have earned certificates in Customer Service, Microsoft 1 and 2, and ServSafe.  Starting January 2018 we added classes in Computer Build and Repair, Child Care, and Culinary Arts, our students are now earning certificates in six courses. This Spring’s 2018 Workforce Development Recognition [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:21+00:00 June 15th, 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+00:00 April 13th, 2018|

Stop, Drop, and Read!

Stop, Drop, and Read! is a recurring school initiative where students are encouraged to stop and drop everything that that were doing, pick up a book and begin reading. Once it is announce that all students must Stop, Drop, and Read, they are free to find a place of their choosing. This program emphasizes the importance of reading. Furthermore, it demonstrates that you can take a break from what you are doing and do a little reading without with little or no preparation. This year our theme was from Dr. Seuss, “The more that you read the more things [...]

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

How to Save a Life

As part of our Workforce Development Program students learn CPR that can be applied to several differen jobs such as life guarding. This lesson demonstrates the student’s ability to learn and properly perform CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation). At the completion of the lesson, students will be able to utilize life- saving skills in an emergency situation. When someone in the workplace suddenly goes into cardiac arrest and there is no one around who knows how to perform CPR or use an AED (automated external defibrillator), then that person’s chances of survival decreases significantly. There is also the increased chance of [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:34+00:00 February 13th, 2018|