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1311, 2019

Catapult Learning and the University of Oregon’s Center on Teaching and Learning Awarded Grant to Support Literacy

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Organizations’ Institute for Scaling Evidence Based Education Will Implement MTSS Reading Program Trial in 50 Schools November 12, 2019, (Camden, NJ/Eugene, OR) – Catapult Learning, a leading provider of professional development, instructional intervention, special education, and behavioral health solutions, and the Center on Teaching and Learning (CTL), a world-class [...]

111, 2019

Student of the Month: Kaden

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Thompson|

Kaden has been chosen as student of the month for Sierra School of Thompson. Kaden has shown tremendous growth from the program since his first day of school. Kaden advocates for his needs and is very respectful. Kaden loves to help his Teacher organize the classroom. [...]

111, 2019

Staff of the Month: Jennifer

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Thompson|

Sierra School of Thompson selected Jennifer Ireland to be staff of the month. Jennifer is always willing to lend a helping hand . She goes above and beyond everyday she walks in our doors. Jennifer attends to the children's needs and is always open for students VTO's. [...]

111, 2019

Field Day

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

Mr.Carter, commonly known around school as “Coach,” is one of Barrett’s middle school teachers. Coach leads the school’s Extracurricular Activities Committee and had a special event in mind for this month. On Saturday, October 26th, students and their families got the chance to participate in our first [...]

111, 2019

Fall Field Trip

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

On October 17th, students at Sierra School at Barrett visited Anderson Farms. Students spent the sunny fall day enjoying farm activities like tractor rides, jumping pads, a corn maze, and a pumpkin patch! Ms.Gray, Barrett’s K-3 teacher, was happy to organize this fun field trip for students. [...]

111, 2019

Perfect Attendance: Staff

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

We enjoy celebrating our staff and thus far this school year staff have had perfect attendance! Staff earned a pizza party to celebrate. Shout out to: Mr. Gove, Ms. Martin, Ms. Barela, Ms. S, Ms. Q, Mr. Bielik, and not pictured, Mrs. Tweed, Mrs. Munevar, and Ms. Martin, and [...]

111, 2019

Cecil Arena

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Cecil County, MD|

Mrs. Allyson's and Mr. Eric's class got the opportunity to take their gym class on the road. They participated in a class incentive trip to Cecil Arena where they practiced multiple soccer drills and played a soccer game against each other. The goal is for our elementary students [...]

111, 2019

Halloween Fun

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

It's officially Autumn, a time for pumpkin spice and everything nice!! Lockerman Middle School is falling into the season's spirit with tons of fall activities. Students and staff tapped into their creative side during our pumpkin group project. Art is the expression of one's imagination, each student was [...]

111, 2019

Project Presentations!

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road Program: Frankford|

Students in Mr. Matt's class presented their projects on a state of their choice for US History. Some states that were represented were Georgia, North Carolina, Delaware and Florida. Students had a lot of fun researching and were able to learn a lot about their state! [...]

111, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

"This year for Hispanic Heritage Month, we wanted our students and school learned about the differences of various Hispanic countries, history, and culture", committee leader of Cultural Awareness Mr. Johnson stated. Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 to October 15. "It was important for our classrooms to learn [...]

111, 2019

Pumpkin Art Winners!

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Apex|

The winners for our Pumpkin Art Competition are Anakin Orman and Emma Prather. Both student's pumpkins were voted best pumpkins by votes from their peers. They were rewarded a coupon to pick any item out of the school store. Emma's pumpkin kept in line with the Halloween theme [...]

111, 2019

Pumpkin Art

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Apex|

For Art class the students and staff in Classroom B decided to paint pumpkins to get into the fall spirit. There were arrays and variations of all sorts. It was also a special time for students and staff to bond ,and talk about what they like most about [...]

111, 2019

Hot Chocolate Bar

By |November 1st, 2019|Categories: Apex|

To celebrate Halloween staff at Apex decided to set up a Hot Chocolate bar for the students. It was a well deserved reward for the students. Also, it was excellent way to keep warm during the cold weather. Students were able to add their favorite mix-ins to their [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Shadaesha

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Goodridge Academy|

What has Daesha accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Daesha has continued to grow in the program since arriving for the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. Daesha consistently comes to school on time and prepared. Daesha also takes pride in [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Russell Wade

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Goodridge Academy|

What impact has Russell had on colleagues and students over the past month? Counselor Wade demonstrates what it is to be a true professional. Through his leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills Counselor Wade is a pillar of positivity to everyone in the building. Never turning away [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Terra

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

What impact has Terra had on colleagues and students over the past month? Terra is an Assistant Teacher in the Middle School/High School B.E.S.T. Classroom. She is a vital part of the classroom's positivity and functionality. She runs groups within the room with direction from the [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Alan

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

What has Alan accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Alan has been a great role model to his peers within our classroom. He is very helpful to his peers and to the staff. Alan enjoys interacting/joking with his friends at school. [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Caleb

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Bucyrus|

What has Caleb accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Mrs Megan says that Caleb has significantly changed his behaviors around this school year. Caleb participates daily in activities. Mrs Megan also said that Caleb now verbalizes his frustrations and requests [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Megan

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Bucyrus|

What impact has Megan had on colleagues and students over the past month? Megan is a very dependable co-worker to have, she is always willing to help when needed. Megan definitely has an impact on her students because she is very consistent in her classroom [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Zaki

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: PATH Academy|

What has Zaki accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Zaki has been on time for school and in proper uniform. Zaki pushed through several challenges and has even invested his time by giving back. Several moments stand out but, can replace [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Logan

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

What has Logan accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Logan has exemplified a Nova Student for his kindness, dedication to academics, and ability to regulate and stay focused in class. October 26th marked one official year on Gold Level for Logan. [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month. Jalynn

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

What has Jalynn accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? While Jalynn is new to HRA enrolling on September 3rd, he has quickly demonstrated the qualities and characteristics worthy of the Student of the Month honor. Staff members frequently commend Jalynn’s work [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month. Ms. Jackson

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

What impact has Ms. Jackson had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Jackson has worked as an Assistant Teacher in our 11th-grade classroom since November 2018. Ms. Jackson has shown tremendous growth and development in her instructional skills. Ms. Jackson shared that she [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Ms. Cunningham

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy|

What impact has Ms. Cunningham had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Cunningham is very consistent, creative and passionate about teaching the students. Ms. Cunningham is a second year teacher that has shown a great capacity to accept knowledge, instruction, constructive criticism and [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Moet

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy|

What impact has Moet had on colleagues and students over the past month? Moet is a calming guide in the crazy world of IEPs and 504s. She shares information with all stakeholders and is transparent in the needs of our kids. She always puts them first [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Denetrya

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy|

What has Ms. Stanley accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Ms Stanley has been an excellent example of PEAK Academy and this program. She completes all of her work on time. Redirects her peers with dignity and respect. Interact with staff [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Kiana

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

What impact has Kiana had on colleagues and students over the past month? Kianna, “Ms. Ki”, Proctor joined Capital Academy during the 2018-19 school year in the role of Elementary Teaching Assistant. Ms. Ki brought with her a depth of knowledge and experience working with children [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Drakari

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

What has Drakari accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Since returning this school year Drakari has consistently demonstrated positive behaviors and growth. This month he has earned himself a place in Capital Academy’s Student Government. Drakari is a charismatic student who [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Kirk

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

What impact has Kirk had on colleagues and students over the past month? Kirk immediately gained a positive rapport with some our most challenging students. He is always willing to help in the various classrooms and always has a teamwork attitude. Kirk has a great relationship [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Joseph

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

What has Joseph accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Joseph has worked very hard to earn his way to be a Gold Level student. He regularly volunteers to run daily errands for his teachers, such as; make copies, sweep the classroom, [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Lauren

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

What has Lauren accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Lauren has been named Aurora Day School's Student of the Month. Lauren consistently displays kindness and respect to her peers and staff while juggling a full course load. Lauren has also started [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Ms. Bianes

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Apex|

What impact has Ms. Bianes had on colleagues and students over the past month? Ms. Bianes has been an outstanding member of our team. She is a hardworking individual who always takes on more than what she is expected too. When it comes to our students, [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: Nick

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Apex|

What has Nick accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? The Apex team picked Nick for our student of the month not only because he is awesome, but he excels as a student. Nick has been able to do well in academics [...]

3110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Mr. Cook

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Anthony Wayne Academy|

What impact has Mr. Cook had on colleagues and students over the past month? Mr. Cook has been a positive influence with both staff and students. Leading by example, always present and willing to support those around him. He does thing the right way and works [...]

3110, 2019

Student of the Month: T’Auri

By |October 31st, 2019|Categories: Anthony Wayne Academy|

What has T'Auri accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? T'Auri has become a strong leader and independent success at Anthony Wayne Academy.  She has participated in the school’s student government while up holding her high academic status. T'Auri has support her [...]

2910, 2019

Student of the Month: William

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

Our student of the month for October is William! On his first day of school, William attempted to leave the classroom every single opportunity provided. When asked to conduct an academic task, William stepped away from his desk within 5 seconds and made his way towards [...]

2910, 2019

Key Staff: Alex

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

Alex is one of our top 1:1 Aides. He’s genuinely caring towards all students. He is reliable as he shows to work promptly and consistently everyday. Alex remains calm during crisis situations. He has a consistent pleasant and empathetic demeanor. Alex is detailed, thorough, highly organized, efficient, [...]

2910, 2019

Field Trip to Heritage High School

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

3rd, 4th and 5th grade students were able to take a trip to Heritage High School in order to see a play about greek mythology put on by the high school students. Everyone had a great time and there were a lot of laughs to be had. Thank you [...]

2910, 2019

Nova Center Fall Corn Maze

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

"Students, parents, and staff were able to take an afternoon to enjoy the Chatfield Farms Corn Maze. Food, fun and a chilly evening greeted all participants who came out on Friday night. Luckily, everyone made it out and no one is still caught in the maze. We believe strongly [...]

2910, 2019

Nova Teamwork Initiative

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

"At the Nova Center, we truly believe the kindness and teamwork will lead to better outcomes for students and staff all around. “What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau Please join us in working towards teamwork, compassion, kindness throughout the school year!" [...]

2910, 2019

Nova High School Takes on Chemisty

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

Guided by the expertise of Ms. Whitaker and Ms. Wimpee, the Nova High School students dove head first into Chemisty. Not only did they begin working through equations, but set the groundwork to begin a hands on lab science session looking at the properties of water! [...]

2810, 2019

Student of the Month: Andres

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Sonoma County|

Andres is a new student to Sierra School who has displayed a great amount of progress over the past couple of weeks. Andres enjoys making new friends and participating in classroom activities. He enjoys I-ready and teacher tutorial where he has been learning how to identify his [...]

2810, 2019

Focused On Learning

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Phoenix|

Engaging students in learning is key to them not only accessing academics, but also making meaningful improvements. Recently, our elementary students were fully engaged in a math lesson. Each student was able to ask questions regarding the math problem and work through the solution with the [...]

2810, 2019

Team Building across the Eastern Shore

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Cecil County, MD, High Road School: Dorchester County, Kent Alternative Program|

On October 18th many of Maryland schools were closed for the Maryland State Education Association Conference (MSEA) in Ocean City. High Road Schools across the Eastern Shore took advantage of this day and took their learning and team building outside of the classroom. All staff came together to partake [...]

2810, 2019

National Unity Day

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

In highlighting the bulletin board each month, School Social Worker, Mrs. Kyle Osborne promoted National Unity Day. The National Bullying Prevention Center acknowledges and encourages all to wear orange on October 23, 2019 representing Unity. Unity represents kindness, acceptance and inclusion along with the color orange that represents hope [...]

2810, 2019

High Road School of Providence Career Fair

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

Transition Coordinator, Mrs. Caitlin Caliri, executed and facilitated the first Career Fair for the High Road School of Providence. 26 high school and middle school students participated with 10 guest speakers presenting different professional backgrounds one on on. Among the guest speakers present, one was an engineer with his [...]

2810, 2019

2019 Trunk or Treat

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

Trunk or Treat 2019 was a fun filled day. The students received candy and other goodies from parents and local businesses from around Lima. American Township fire department even stopped out for a visit. Trunk or Treat was the end to our Spirit week here at the center. [...]

2510, 2019

Football Game

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Cecil County, MD|

The High Road School of Wilmington & the High Road School of Cecil County got together on Wednesday, September 25th for their first flag football matchup of the season. Our flag football schedule is great incentive for our students to be successful inside the classroom in order able to [...]

2510, 2019

Staff of the Month: Alexis

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Main Street|

Sierra School has selected Alexis Dees to be staff of the month. Alexis it’s always willing to lend a helping hand she goes above and beyond for the kids at Sierra school and she’s always spreading joy and kindness. And that is why we have selected her [...]

2510, 2019

Stand Up Agaisnt Bullying

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

To begin this school year, interpersonal skills have been a big topic of discussion for our Easton Elementary students. First, we started with the Start With Hello Project created by the Sandy Hook Promise. Our class learned how to identify when people may be feeling alone, and how we [...]

2410, 2019

OT Room

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

The OT room is one of our most popular rooms in the program. This room is not only for OT sessions, but to provide sensory breaks for our students as needed. Although the swings are the most utilized equipment, students are able to find weighted blankets and [...]

2410, 2019

District Breakfast

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle)|

High Road School of Wallingford hosted a district breakfast on Wednesday, October 23. Mr. Lindsley, our educational director, was assisted by Deavion in showing district representatives around school. They made sure to highlight their favorite parts, such as the sensory room. Deavion was very excited to demonstrate how he [...]

2410, 2019

District Breakfast

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

High Road School of Wallingford hosted a district breakfast on Wednesday, October 23. A few gold students were able to show their district representatives around school and highlighted their favorite parts. Arianna talked about how she enjoyed working the ice cream shop and how her math class is preparing [...]

2410, 2019

Barbershop Visit

By |October 24th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

High Road School of Wallingford High School barber shop has official open and been named the Hornet’s Lounge! On October 23rd and 24th barbers Sheldon and Jayson visited from their shop “Cutting Edge” to give students free haircuts. Before opening their shop in Bridgeport, they had experience working at [...]

2310, 2019

Natural History Museum at Balboa Park

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Springall Academy|

Springall’s high school classes took a field trip to the Natural History Museum at Balboa Park and learned about the different ecosystems in San Diego. Students were able to study the various animal life cycles from a small bug all the way up to a mountain lion. They also [...]

2310, 2019

Staff Spotlight: Ms. Barbara

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Springall Academy|

This month’s staff spotlight is highly appreciated by all! Ms. Barbara started in January of 2013 as our Administrative Assistant. She undoubtedly goes above and beyond every day. Her daily job duties are done with efficiency and efficacy. She keeps our school organized and on point. She [...]

2310, 2019

The TOWN Travel Agency

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Sierra Gilbert|

Students have been busy with the Travel Agency this month in The TOWN. We've visited Tahiti, Scotland, and will soon be making an appearance in Kenya before our last stop in Transylvania. Golfing, castle design and making a Nessie with dough were big hits last week! Students enjoy this [...]

2310, 2019

Showing Off Our Skills

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

During this breakfast, students demonstrated their living skills and vocational abilities by setting the table, assisted with the making of the pancakes, and serving. This provided a great opportunity for families to meet each other and the other students in the classroom. They were also able to [...]

2310, 2019

NJSBA conference – Atlantic City

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is excited to exhibit at this year’s NJSBA workshop in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This workshop is a great opportunity for conference attendees to learn more about the services Catapult Learning can provide your schools. Don’t forget to stop by our booth (booth #385) to learn more [...]

2310, 2019

Harvest Festival

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

Every year our School Climate Committee celebrates Fall with an after-school event for our students. This year we brought in all the favorites of the season and opened the event to families and providers! Students stayed after school and their families met them at school at the end of [...]

2310, 2019

Building Pasta Towers and Teamwork Skills

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

In social skills elective, social workers Ms. Gibson and Ms. Rossetti issued students a challenge: Which team could build the tallest freestanding tower using only 4 large marshmallows, 10 miniature marshmallows, 10 pieces of pasta, 1 small piece of masking tape, and an endless supply of Scotch tape? Students [...]

2310, 2019

Catholic Leadership Summit

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is a proud National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) partner. This year’s Catholic Leadership Summit took place in Newport, Rhode Island on October 19th-23rd. For over 40 years, Catapult Learning has partnered with Catholic schools and dioceses to provide high-quality supplemental instruction, specialized services, and customized professional development. [...]

2310, 2019

Goodwill’s GOODworks Program

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

High Road School of Delaware’s transition department is partnered with Goodwill’s GOODworks Program. Through job readiness and soft skills training and development, and a variety of other services, Goodwill prepares students for positions in industries including retail, banking, hospitality, food service, packing and assembly, and manufacturing. Goodwill counselors [...]

2310, 2019

Independence Seaport Museum

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

Ms. Sam's environmental science class visited the Independence Seaport museum in Philadelphia. Our students are currently learning about the importance of keeping our environment clean and the impact that humans have on their environments. The students participated in the River Alive! exhibit that explained how the Delaware River [...]

1810, 2019

NCEA Seton Awards

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning was a proud sponsor of the NCEA Seton Awards on October 7th. Pictured is John Ware, Sarah Swiatkowski, Annemarie Hochkeppel and Pat Lacognata celebrating with Sr. MaryGrace Walsh (Archdiocese of Hartford), Sr. Maureen McDermott (Archdiocese of Philadelphia) and Michael Coppotelli (Archdiocese of New York). [...]

1810, 2019

Softball Picnic: 10/24

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

All students in room 7, 8, 9, & 10 are invited to attend the softball picnic at the park. This picnic is for students who are on blue level and have completed their assignments. The park event is planned for Thursday October 24th from 11am - 1:30pm. [...]

1810, 2019

Pancake Breakfast

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

During this breakfast, students demonstrated their living skills and vocational abilities by setting the table, assisted with the making of the pancakes, and serving. This provided a great opportunity for families to meet each other and the other students in the classroom. They were also able to [...]

1810, 2019

National Bullying Prevention Month

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

During the month of October, High Road School of Wright City is raising awareness about bullying prevention. This month's Social Skills Groups, facilitated by Ms. Z., are focused around students and teachers collaborating with each other in order to create a safe environment within our school. During [...]

1810, 2019

Abbotts Mill Ecosystem Field Trip

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

Following an exciting Science unit on Ecosystems our Southern Delaware and Sussex County schools combined for a stream study at Abbotts Mill Nature Center, in Milford Delaware. The students followed stations through out the park with an instructor. They tested the PH of the water, collected water samples for [...]

1810, 2019

Class Pets

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

Michelangelo and Raphael have made a great addition to our elementary program! By caring for them, it has created a sense of responsibility and an increased awareness of the needs and feelings of others. Visit our website to learn more about [...]

1810, 2019

Cave Paintings for Art

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

In Ms. Rose and Ms. Jess' art class the students are learning about cave paintings. The most notable paintings are found at the caves of Lascaux in Southern France and Altamira in Northern Spain. We had the students create their own cave paintings and explain the story about [...]

1810, 2019

Sensory Room

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Anne Arundel County|

Sensory room is a specialized area within our program where we can provide students with opportunities to apply sensory interventions to engage in experiences designed to help them explore sensory stimuli in a safe, structured and adult monitored area. This area included such sensory and modulation activities as body [...]

1810, 2019

Game Day for High Schoolers

By |October 18th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

Our Friday incentive this week was Game Day! Our high school classes combined and took turns playing different board games. Our gold students each earned cotton candy. Middle School student, Tyler is pictured below enjoying his cherry cotton candy. It was a lot of fun and a great [...]

1710, 2019

Great Shake Out

By |October 17th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Sierra participated in the annual Great Shake Out on October 17th at 10:17am. This is an event was started in California, however it is practiced all over the world to help prepare for an Earthquake where students practice "Drop, Cover, and Hold on." Thank you to all of our [...]

1610, 2019

ELA Project Based Learning

By |October 16th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

This school year, our 8th and 9th graders have been working on a project based on an argumentative essay A Quilt of a Country by Anna Quindlen. During this project the students did a close read of the text and highlighted supporting details that supported the argument that Quindlen [...]

1510, 2019

The Town Is Open!

By |October 15th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Gilbert|

The TOWN is our weekly version of the MicroSociety! Every Friday students have the opportunity to participate in leisure activities in one TOWN shop/business run by students in our Community-based Instruction Classroom. During the month of September, students have enjoyed visiting The Café. [...]

1510, 2019

Perfect Attendance Matters!

By |October 15th, 2019|Categories: Springall Academy|

We have 14 students who had perfect attendance for the month of September. These students were rewarded with a popsicle party; which was much needed in this San Diego heat. Students like to be recognized for coming to school every day and often will be inquiring [...]

1110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Abby

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

What impact has Abby had on colleagues and students over the past month? Abby has been an essential asset to our team over the past month. She has taken on several new roles and responsibilities this school year. Abby is an integral part of our incentive [...]

1110, 2019

Student of the Month: Gavin

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

What has Gavin done over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Over the past month we have been searching for a student who has shown significant growth and represented the schools core values well. I'd like to introduce to you Gavin Hamlin. He [...]

1110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Tashiemia

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: BEST Academy|

What impact has Tashiemia had on colleagues and students over the past month? Tashiemia demonstrates punctuality and professionalism daily. She takes excellent data collection on Catalyst and demonstrates strength in conscientiously implementing programs. Tashiemia implements targets as written by the teacher and gives thoughtful feedback on [...]

1110, 2019

Student of the Month: Jay

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: BEST Academy|

It has been such an honor to be part of Jay’s education. To watch him grow to the point where he can focus on tasks and start to truly explore his academics has been a great joy. What has Jay done over the [...]

1110, 2019

Homecoming

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

On October 11th, our school hosted a homecoming dance for our students and their guest (if they chose to bring one). Leading up to the event many of our staff members worked tirelessly to make this a memorable night. Homecoming was a huge hit! All night long each student [...]

1110, 2019

Staff Training Day!

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

On October 9th we had a pupil free day. All staff reported to school at 8am to collaborate and attend classroom team meetings. Our Regional Instructional Specialist was on campus to provide an assessment training for all ACI classroom staff. She also provided an overview of the BEST model [...]

1110, 2019

Football In Full Swing

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Football is in full swing this fall here at Sierra Academy! The varsity team is 2:1 this season with a team full of amazing talent. The students are showing tremendous growth in leadership skills, time-management, handling success and failure, perseverance and keeping healthy! Come join us for our next [...]

1110, 2019

Oma’s Pumpkin Patch

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

On October 1st, three classes started off the fall season with an exciting trip to Oma's Pumpkin Patch! Upon arriving, the classes learned that Oma's Pumpkin Patch was named after the owners grandma, who is Dutch! The students then took a hay ride past the sunflower field [...]

1110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Adi

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Congratulations to our staff of the month for September, Ms. Adi Martin. Ms. Martin teaches our high school diploma bound classroom. After 1 year as an assistant, Ms. Martin stepped into the role as classroom teacher and has done exceptionally well. Not only has Ms. Martin jumped [...]

1110, 2019

Path to Graduation

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

Brandon has completed Spanish II and already earned a high school credit this year! He is using a special program called Apex which is designed to help students recover credits. Brandon has already received his first high school credit this year within the first month of school. [...]

1110, 2019

Community Bake Sale

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

The staff and students here at the Kent Alternative Program are working together with two community partners to give back! We will be taking a trip to our neighbors, the Worton Community Center to bake PINK goodies and treats to then sell to staff and students at the Kent [...]

1010, 2019

Fire Fighter Presentation

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

Upper Elementary's teacher, Mrs. Wittkofske had Fire Fighter Jared Baker come in and talk to the students about his job. He is a part time Fire fighter/EMT for Rossford, Lake Township, and Providence Township. Jared demonstrated what gear is used and how to put it all on. He [...]

1010, 2019

Donuts for Dad

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: High Road School of Philadelphia|

Our annual Donuts for Dad event brings dads and father-figures together for a couple hours of games and, of course, donuts. Lots and lots of donuts! Visitors will have the opportunity to tour our school and meet staff who will be responsible for their children's education this school year. [...]

1010, 2019

Staff Training

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

Before pencils were sharpened and walls were made “Pinterest fabulous,” teachers at High Road School of Harford County committed themselves to an intensive week of professional development. They dedicated time to learning best practices for proactively implementing a high-quality therapeutic and academic model that will meet the needs of [...]

1010, 2019

Back to School Night

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

Food, cookies, games, crafts and raffles, what a great way to start the school year with our families. Back to school night was a huge success. Families came after school hours and enjoyed some yummy food, fun games and crafts and they even got entered into a raffle. Teachers [...]

1010, 2019

Halloween Party

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

Our Halloween event is an exciting time for staff, students, families, related service providers, and district representatives to come together for some spooky fun! We will be decorating pumpkins, bobbing for gummy worms, making candy apples, and more! Visit our website to learn more about [...]

910, 2019

Sportsmanship

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Worcester County|

At Snow Hill Middle School students who have been succeeding in the High Road Classroom are able to join their peers in Unified Arts, Specials or other classes. Thomas and Aiden have started their year off joining their peers during their scheduled gym time. Thomas and Aiden, [...]

910, 2019

Making Progress

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Anthony M. has been in the High Road program for three years and has made amazing improvement since he began. He has consistently increased his time in the general education classroom which is our goal as a High Road team. Currently, Anthony simply checks in with High [...]

710, 2019

Jobs Jobs Jobs!

By |October 7th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New London (Middle/HS)|

A new school year means new job opportunities both in and outside of the school for the students of High Road New London Middle/High. Ms. Shannon Chairty, the schools transition coordinator, has been working tirelessly to create applications and job postings for various school-based [...]

410, 2019

Celebrating Our Staff

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

We enjoy celebrating our staff and thus far this school year 12 staff have had perfect attendance! Staff earned a pizza party to celebrate. Shout out to​ Mr. Gove, Mr. B, Ms. Martin, Ms. Barela, Ms. S, Ms. Renze, Ms. Q, Mr. Bielik, Mr. Brooks, and not pictured, Mrs. [...]

410, 2019

Behavioral Regulation Spaces

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Fairfield, CT|

This month here at High Road School of Fairfield County, student and staff improved our VTO (Voluntary Time Out), or better known to our students as self, rooms! For our elementary and middle school students, we added an awesome green shaggy rug which just screams positive vibes, an amazing [...]

410, 2019

A Math Escape Room

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: St. Mary's County|

Recently the High Road School at Margaret Brent Middle School had a fun filled Thursday. The students were looking forward to participating in the activities. For the morning Math rotation, the students completed a Math escape room. The students were divided into two teams for the activity. Olivia, Cody [...]

410, 2019

Successful Integration

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Students at High Road School at Lockerman Middle are successfully integrating with their peers in Gen Ed classes. While in the general education class, Lukas earned a positive referral from his teacher! Mrs Hardee at Lockerman Middle School recognized Lukas for being respectful and disciplined. “Luckas has been a [...]

410, 2019

It’s Hockey Time

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Students at High Road School at Lockerman Middle school have been practicing their dribbling, passing and puck skills during their P.E. class. By the end of the quarter student will be able to develop and apply principles of attack versus defense in small sided games of hockey. [...]

410, 2019

Fun Friday

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

Mrs. Bushman and Mrs. Brett switched up their Fun Friday in the lower elementary class by adding some sensory play time with some Play-doh! The students enjoyed their time to be creative and enjoy a break in their normal routine to have some extra fun! [...]

110, 2019

Staff of the Month: Joanna

By |October 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road Program: Ferguson|

Joanna Doberstein has been awarded the staff of the month for September. Joanna is the teacher in the B.E.S.T. classroom. Entering just her second year as the teacher in that classroom, Joanna has done an amazing job creating a positive classroom culture. Working with our ASD population, [...]

110, 2019

Motor Lab

By |October 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Anne Arundel County|

Motor-Lab is a specialized movement area filled with sensory input and output activities to help students with sensory issues to facilitate a more efficient academic environment and to assist with self-stimulation behaviors. Students come here to explore the crash pad, trampoline, crawl tunnel, sensory hammock; as well activates for [...]

110, 2019

Core 4

By |October 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

The 2019 - 2020 school year is now in full swing and fall is quickly approaching. Our staff works hard everyday to help our students find success in the things they do. As a program we strive to meet the Core Four; Humility, Accountability, Decisiveness, Transparency, not only with [...]

3009, 2019

Hands-on Learning with Nutrition

By |September 30th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

On Wednesdays, students in Mrs.Elmer’s classroom participate in one of their favorite electives- nutrition. Last Wednesday, students crafted “Bread in a Bag.” Before they could begin mixing ingredients however, students received a lesson in reading labels to understand nutritional value. Mrs.Elmer guided students in comparing Wonder [...]

3009, 2019

Exploring Natural Disasters

By |September 30th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

Students in Coach Carter’s 6th and 7th grade class spent three days this week preparing for a research project in social studies. The project focus was natural disasters around the world. Coach’s hope for this project was twofold: to deepen students’ understanding of geography as well as Earth’s [...]

3009, 2019

Forts and Movie!

By |September 30th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Bucyrus|

Our kids that earned it got to build forts in their classrooms and watch a movie! They got to have popcorn and a drink as well! They really enjoyed putting the blankets over the tables and sitting underneath of them to watch the movie. Visit [...]

3009, 2019

Dancing At Recess

By |September 30th, 2019|Categories: Apex|

For the days that students are unable to go outside for recess, there is always a plan B. In Mrs. Chapman's class staff and students got together to show off their dance skills. Dancing is a good way for our students to release energy and have a fun time. [...]

3009, 2019

Staff Spotlight: Taylor

By |September 30th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School San Joaquin|

Taylor has shown leadership skills among staff, and has proven to be an effective team member by taking initiative and helping out wherever he is needed. His classroom is pretty on point, too. He's got great command over and facilitation of the rotations and level systems. [...]

3009, 2019

Student of the Month: Chayton

By |September 30th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School San Joaquin|

Chayton has displayed excellent academic performance and behavioral management in the classroom for the first month of school. He always participates during instruction and consistently raises his hand when wanting to comment. He also is a motivator for his classmates​ and leads by example by making [...]

2909, 2019

Diggity Dance and Fitness

By |September 29th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

On Wednesday, September 18, High Road School of Wright City received a special visit from certified group fitness instructor Dawn "Diggity Dance" Wagner. She introduced the students (and staff) of each of the classrooms to a Body Movement Fitness class. For 20 minutes, Dawn engaged the students [...]

2909, 2019

WOWD-LP Takoma Radio Field Trip

By |September 29th, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

The 6th grade class of Ms. Davis, Ms. Hill, and Mr. Woodward of High Road Academy, Laurel went on a field trip to WOWD-LP 94.3 FM in Takoma Park, MD. WOWD-LP Takoma Radio is an independent community radio serving Takoma Park, College Park, and Hyattsville in Maryland with [...]

2909, 2019

Door Decorating Contest

By |September 29th, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

Upcoming Event: Door Decorating Contest - October 17, 2019 Each classroom will decorate their door with the theme of Autumn. Winners will be announced on October 17 in time for our Back to School Night. Visit our website to learn more about High Road Academy [...]

2909, 2019

Recognizing our Staff

By |September 29th, 2019|Categories: BEST Academy|

The culture committee has come together to create our Staff Shout Out Board. Each classroom was given a sticky notepad. The staff shout out board was created to notice our wonderful staff members with their amazing work throughout the day with the students. Any staff member that notices [...]

2909, 2019

Creating With Clay

By |September 29th, 2019|Categories: Apex|

On September 13th for our Art elective we decided to allow our students to create something out of clay. In the pictures we have Bryce Vansholtz David Mayfield along with their creations. David decided to keep it simple and create a small bowl.Bryce on the other hand wanted [...]

2909, 2019

Peer Teaching

By |September 29th, 2019|Categories: Apex|

There is nothing more wonderful than when our older students willingly take the time to teach our younger students something. Here we have Noah Giegesh and David Mayfield. Noah and David asked if they could take a VTO together, so that Noah could teach David some helpful coping [...]

2709, 2019

Spirit Week at Sierra School

By |September 27th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Weld County|

Spirit week at Sierra School of Weld County brought tons of creativity and fun into our classrooms. Each day of the week was a different theme, through the week of September 23rd-27th. Students and staff really put some amazing effort into their costumes for the week.Monday- Hat dayTuesday-Character dayWednesday- [...]

2709, 2019

Staff / Student of the Month

By |September 27th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

What impact has Matthew had on colleagues and students over the past month? Matthew has been extremely helpful in helping all students and staff with daily activities for the Month of September. Matthew gets the daily breakfast for each student within our school. He is also [...]

2709, 2019

Staff of the Month: Brett Leonard

By |September 27th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

What impact has Brett had on colleagues and students over the past month?She demonstrates a positive attitude while interacting with other staff and all of the students in the school. Why did other staff members select Brett as Staff of the Month?She's always willing to assist and help [...]

2709, 2019

Go Sharks Go!

By |September 27th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

Coach Leyva leads the Sharks (in white) to an opening drive touchdown. Sierra of Alhambra looks to bounce back and pick up its first win of the 2019 A.M.A.S.E. flag football league. Alhambra has come up short, dropping its first two games by less than a touchdown. [...]

2709, 2019

Social Skills Lab!

By |September 27th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

Here we have 2 high-school students, Mariah and Isaiah, playing Candyland. At the start of this station, staff encourages the students to greet each other. Throughout the activity, staff teach peer recognition, awareness of the environment, turn-taking​, and overall communication between the two students. [...]

2709, 2019

Ping the Principal

By |September 27th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Last week we celebrated our first of many “Ping the Principal” days. Director Millad Nooraei challenged any student with a high level in the program to take a free shot with a water balloon at the end of the day. We weren’t surprised to see that all of [...]

2709, 2019

Transition Fridays

By |September 27th, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Prince George’s County|

Ms. Williams is the Assistant Transition Coordinator. Ms. Williams has been working with the transition department for many years at the Academy. Every Friday, she works with elementary and middle school students in various activities. This month she has helped the students understand their background information such [...]

2609, 2019

Bouncing and Games!

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Phoenix|

From time to time, our staff think of ways to reward our students! Through successfully staying on level, students have been able to take part in recent trips to a trampoline park as well as enjoying a Game Truck. [...]

2609, 2019

Springall Academy Football has begun!

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: Springall Academy|

Springall is one of the founding schools that participate in the CAPSES (California Association of Private Special Education Schools) Sports League. We are proud to have a flag football team, a basketball team, and a softball team that compete against the other Non Public School teams in our league. [...]

2609, 2019

Sierra Strong

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Sierra Strong is a morning exercise program focusing on getting ready for the school day by participating in energizing activities that will help to maintain focus, and attention to the ​task. Participating in Sierra Strong helps us to have a strong body and strong mind. Below is the [...]

2609, 2019

Welcome to Hogwarts

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Southern Delaware|

Welcome to Hogwarts! Our middle school classroom begun reading The Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling in early September. The class has really enjoyed the book, so much so that they transformed their classroom into Hogwarts! The students were very excited to showcase their room on back to school night! [...]

2509, 2019

Jumping for Joy

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

Our High School students that made it to Blue Level were able to participate in a Fun Friday outing! They went to Altitude Trampoline Park in Bloomington and enjoyed dodgeball, balance beams, and basketball. The staff had fun playing arcade games and encouraging the students to try new [...]

2509, 2019

Fun Friday at Flingers

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

Our Middle School students that made it to Blue Level were able to participate in a Fun Friday outing! They went to Flingers Pizza Pub in Bloomington where they practiced ordering food and enjoyed dining at a restaurant with their peers. Newer students were able to interact with [...]

2509, 2019

Animal Assisted Therapy

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

This therapeutic intervention incorporates a variety of animals, such as guinea pigs, dogs, cats, and reptiles, into a treatment plan. There are so many social emotional benefits to adding these new opportunities into our school therapeutic programming.  It is used to enhance and complement the benefits of traditional [...]

2509, 2019

Rhythmic Ribbons

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

Ms. Davis has the students moving to the music with rhythmic ribbons. The elementary kids very much appreciate the chance to move and groove. Ms. Davis has utilized her time to really engage students in kinesthetic learning! Visit our website to learn more about [...]

2509, 2019

Capital Creativity!

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

The teachers have worked so hard to make the school look creative and welcoming.  This is a small representation of all the wonderful designs and ideas our staff can cultivate! Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy [...]

2509, 2019

Field Trip & Sensory Time

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Our Rise students got to go and explore the Children's Museum with three buddies from high school. They enjoyed the indoor playground and sitting in the library for quick break. The Children's Museum offered students a chance to travel a maze of pool noodles, check out unique flower bed, [...]

2509, 2019

Job Fair Events

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

High School 1 participated in Job Fair events. We created resumes and respective cover letters, applying for a multiple array of opportunities within the school. Students learned in depth the entire online application process which culminated in face-to-face interviews where students got to brush up on their interviewing skills! [...]

2509, 2019

Wildcat P.R.I.D.E.

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Here at Lockerman Middle, we are excited to say we have kicked off our 2019-2020 school year! Our High Road students attended a pep-rally to remind us all what it means to show our Wildcat P.R.I.D.E. One of our students joined in a dance battle and put on [...]

2409, 2019

Junior High Classroom Activities

By |September 24th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Our academic classroom rotation model allows our students to make the most out of each day and many are showing great academic progress! Students work in groups of the same or similar academic levels to ensure that instruction is at each student's level of understanding. Students are enjoying P.E [...]

2309, 2019

Elementary News

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

The Elementary class has had a fun and exciting start to the school year. We are learning new concepts such as expanding our sentences, cursive, reading on our own and Touch Math. Our friends also enjoying learning how to cook with the Middle School classroom. We have [...]

2309, 2019

Spirit Week Recap

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School at Eastern: Lower School|

Sierra School recently finished their spirit week. The days consisted of pajama day, crazy sock day, mismatch day, royal day, and sports day. The students did a great job dressing up and showing their school spirit. For royal day, students dressed up as kings, queens, and other regal [...]

2309, 2019

Going Purple

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

September on the shore is spent “going purple” to raise awareness and fight against opioid addiction. KAP decided to join in on the movement by helping to support a local rehab facility. Staff and students worked together to create motivational posters for the facility to hang throughout their [...]

2309, 2019

Tragedy of the Commons

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

The purpose of the activity is to explore how resources are used and exploited when they are available to multiple parties. Students are able to come up with a solution to harvest a population for human use by means of a sustainable harvest. Our students used Swedish Fish, [...]

2309, 2019

Yoga Class

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

Mr. Pitney got his high school students all stretched out in their yoga class in the auditorium! Yoga can help students increase their focus and energy to improve their success in the class room. The students enjoyed the refreshing new break. Visit our website to [...]

2309, 2019

World Peace Day!

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

Students at High Road School of Wallingford High School participated in the “Pinwheels for Peace” project for World Peace Day on September 21st. Students designed pinwheels with colorful designs and pictures of things that brought them peace. Students wrote what peace means to them and ways they could [...]

2309, 2019

Staff and Student of the Month

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Apex|

Ms. Rian Bear-Flores and Dallas Christensen For the month of September Ms. Rian Bear-Flores and Dallas Christensen were selected as staff and student of the month. Ms. Rian's charisma, hard work and dedication with the students led her to be selected as staff of [...]

2309, 2019

Staff of the Month: Tori

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Bucyrus|

Tori Emery – Teacher Assistant, Elementary BEST What impact has Tori had on colleagues and students over the past month? Tori goes above and beyond in the classroom and has been very helpful with the new staff in helping them with the students. Tori [...]

2009, 2019

First Field Trip of the Year

By |September 20th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School Barrett|

On September 20th, Sierra School at Barrett Students celebrated “Fun Friday” with a field trip to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science! Students earned a day to explore a vast selection of exhibits and an off-campus lunch in the museum cafe. Jeremiah is pictured enjoying a Virtual Reality [...]

2009, 2019

Student Shoutouts

By |September 20th, 2019|Categories: Springall Academy|

We would like to congratulate 22 of our Springall students who have not missed a day of school since the beginning of the school year, which is 15 days in a row. Springall celebrates our students monthly for perfect attendance, however at this time we would [...]

2009, 2019

Picture Day: 9/17

By |September 20th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Weld County|

Sierra will be purchasing 2 5x7 pictures for each student. Visit the below website for additional packages, add-ons or enhancements: https://Studio5SchoolPortraitsInc.onlinephotocart.com/prepay/24361168?code=Sierra19F

2009, 2019

Staff of the Month: Robert Young

By |September 20th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

What impact has Robert had on colleagues and students over the past month? Robert has an unwavering dedication to students, staff, parents and program! In addition to being the Transitions Coordinator, he is also a Certified Trainer for NPCI, Assistant Supervisor and IT in training! Why [...]

2009, 2019

Parachute Play

By |September 20th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

Our high school and middle school BEST students were enjoying their Friday afternoon! Mrs. Robe, Upper BEST teacher and Ms. Bailey, Lower Best Aid along with our Upper Best friends played an exciting game of parachute!

1909, 2019

Spirit Week Recap

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Eastern Extension|

Last week was our school’s spirit week. Huge thanks to all the staff and students who participated and made the week such a fun success. We had a few very fun activities throughout spirit week such as our Open House, our first cooking club of the year [...]

1909, 2019

Making a Splash – Our New Model

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Our Sierra- Grant staff and students are making a splash this year! Staff has created an environment where students are truly engaged in learning pre-academic, social, and life skills to take with them beyond the classroom. Ms. Jackie and her excellent team of staff have successfully implemented the [...]

1909, 2019

Student of the Month: Aaron

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

Aaron has made significant behavioral progress. His behaviors up till the end of summer consisted of crying shortly after lunch through dismissal daily. He would run out of the classroom at any given opportunity and head towards the exit of the building.  His crying has stopped completely. [...]

1909, 2019

Focusing on Adult Living Skills

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

Our Transition Classroom focuses on adult living skills. The activities are modified according to students' abilities. Most of the students' favorite rotations is Culinary Arts. Ms. Stephanie evaluates the strengths of the students and determines what role they will play in the cooking process. Some are able [...]

1909, 2019

Super Hero of the Week

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

Derris Hurth was nominated as, “The Super Hero of the Week” by his class. Not only is he a friend to his peers, Derris helps his peers both academically and with offering advice. Derris has demonstrated the “power” to arrive daily and to transition from rotation to [...]

1909, 2019

iReady Challenge

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School of Alhambra|

We held an iReady Challenge week from 9/9-9/13. All students in classrooms 5-12 who completed their 60 minutes in reading and 60 minutes in math earned a treat. Students who have their name posted on this board earned a special lunch on Monday September 16, 2019. [...]

1909, 2019

Ultimate Frisbee

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Harford County, MD|

This semester the Physical Education class is taking on Ultimate Frisbee. Instead of doing the same physical games such as football and soccer, Mr. Andrew (who teaches our health and gym class), decided to teach one of his own passions. By thinking outside of the box, Mr. Andrew and [...]

1909, 2019

Picture Day: 9/27

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

Picture Day is an excellent opportunity to capture and preserve memories for the school year! Each student will take an individual picture and be a part of a class picture. Pictures will be available for order. Please note that all students will receive four wallet size photos for [...]

1909, 2019

Morning Meeting – Positive Classroom Culture

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Springall Academy|

This year our elementary team and our counselors have introduced a new social skills program called morning meeting. Morning meeting creates a positive classroom culture. The students take the social and emotional learning that they learn during morning meeting time, and utilize it in places like the classroom, nutrition [...]

1909, 2019

Monday Money Madness

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

We will be continuing this year in our efforts toward financial literacy. We have partnered again with Junior Achievement Finance Park and will be attending an all school trip in May to complete their simulation for the 2nd year in a row. Weekly we will be engaging in [...]

1909, 2019

Meet our Social Worker

By |September 19th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Southern Delaware|

Alisha McCanney LCSW – School Social Worker   Alisha began her career with High Road School in 2015. Previously she worked with Wraparound Delaware supporting youth in mental health court, truancy court, and low level supervision. Visit our website to learn more about [...]