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2411, 2020

Catapult Learning Announces New Free Diversity and Equity Webinar Series for Educators

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Culturally Responsive Classrooms: Strategies for Identifying & Eliminating Systemic Bias While Celebrating Student Diversity & Promoting Equity CAMDEN, N.J., November 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catapult Learning, a provider of intervention programs for students and professional development solutions for teachers in both public and nonpublic K-12 schools, today [...]

1911, 2020

Coaching Strategies for Teachers: 7 Smart Tips for Success

By |November 19th, 2020|Categories: test|

Research consistently shows that teachers, particularly new teachers, who work with instructional coaches are more likely to remain with their schools.1,2 Many schools and districts continue to be challenged with hiring and retaining qualified teachers, making it important to employ strategies to both retain and develop teachers. Coaches are increasingly [...]

1311, 2020

NYSPDRC – November Newsletter

By |November 13th, 2020|Categories: NYS PDRC|

The Long Island Professional Development Resource Center (PDRC) is excited to announce the launch of our brand new Fall and Winter workshops. Each workshop will give educators and leaders the tools and skills to help students exceed academic goals. All sessions are exclusively designed to fit [...]

1210, 2020

NYSPDRC – October Newsletter

By |October 12th, 2020|Categories: NYS PDRC|

The Long Island PDRC is proud to support the upcoming 36th Annual RISE 2020 Conference. Registration is open to all religious and  independent school leaders and teachers in New York State. This year’s conference is 100% virtual and 100% free! RISE 2020: NOVEMBER 9-12, 2020 Join [...]

2409, 2020

How Social-Emotional Learning Can Inspire a Successful School Year

By |September 24th, 2020|Categories: EduBlog, SEL Mindfulness|

For students and teachers alike, back-to-school time can be an overwhelming experience during a typical school year – and this year is anything but typical. With new safety measures, including masks and social distancing – to keep students and teachers safe, the upcoming return to school will look and feel [...]

2309, 2020

FullBloom Announces the Appointment of Arne Duncan as Chairman of its Board of Directors

By |September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

September 23, 2020, Camden, N.J. – FullBloom, a leading provider of special education, instructional intervention, behavioral health and professional development solutions, announced the appointment of former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as chairman of the company’s board of directors. Duncan is a managing partner of the Emerson Collective, a [...]

1509, 2020

[Video] Social Emotional Learning: Incorporating Best Practices During Times of Change

By |September 15th, 2020|Categories: SEL Mindfulness|

Children and families are still experiencing trauma about isolation, health, survival and disparities amid the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic. The recent police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, and numerous others, as well as the associated unrest across the nation and the world, have compounded this [...]

1509, 2020

NYSPDRC – September Newsletter

By |September 15th, 2020|Categories: NYS PDRC|

Welcome back! As the newly-formed PDRC, Catapult Learning provides high quality professional development to religious and independent school educators on Long Island and throughout the state. We look forward to continuing our professional learning partnership throughout school year 2020-21. We understand the challenges the new school [...]

408, 2020

NYSPDRC – August Newsletter

By |August 4th, 2020|Categories: NYS PDRC|

Greetings from the LI PDRC Team! Summer is flying by! We hope you found time to relax and regenerate. As we near September, school leaders are busy preparing for the realities of reopening and planning for a variety of reopening plans. On July 27, NYSED released [...]

3006, 2020

Officials Wary of Announcing Fall School Agenda

By |June 30th, 2020|Categories: Catapult In the News|

Catapult Learning's Shirley Torho, Manager of Student and Family Support, was recently quoted in an article focusing on the uncertainty regarding the upcoming fall semester at universities. The quote was published by the Washington Informer, a weekly newspaper covering news, issues, and features relating to the African American community [...]

3006, 2020

Making an Impact with ZOOM (video)

By |June 30th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

While utilizing new technology, like Zoom, can present a number of challenges, Catapult Learning's suite of videos can help you best understand how to improve your Zoom skills, become an expert meeting leader, and utilize all the tools available to you. Zoom Guidelines: Getting Started [...]

2705, 2020

Catapult Learning Announces New Free Professional Development Webinar Series

By |May 27th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Impact from a Distance: Academic, Behavioral and Social Emotional Strategies for Students and Educators during COVID-19 CAMDEN, N.J., May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catapult Learning, a provider of intervention programs for students and professional development solutions for teachers in both public and nonpublic K-12 schools, today announced [...]

1704, 2020

Dealing With Anxiety

By |April 17th, 2020|Categories: FamilyResources|

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may be stressful for everyone, including children. Fear and anxiety about a disease, especially one that is unknown, can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. How you cope with the stress and anxiety, however, can make you, your child, your family, [...]

704, 2020

Making an Impact with ZOOM (video)

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: RemoteLearningResources|

While utilizing new technology, like Zoom, can present a number of challenges, Catapult Learning's suite of videos can help you best understand how to improve your Zoom skills, become an expert meeting leader, and utilize all the tools available to you. Zoom Guidelines: Getting Started [...]

604, 2020

Talking To Your Child About Coronavirus

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: FamilyResources|

News of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is everywhere – from television stations and neighborhood streets to the school playground. As public discussions about coronavirus increase, children may worry about themselves, family, and friends becoming ill and will rely on the adults around them to help make sense [...]

604, 2020

Managing Trauma as a Family (Video)

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: FamilyResources|

Witnessing a traumatic event that threatens the life or security of a loved one can be traumatic. Like natural disasters, pandemics can be a source of extreme stress and trauma for children and adults alike. In fact, it is likely that the stress adults feel as a result of this [...]

604, 2020

Recommendations For At-Home And Online Learning

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: FamilyResources|

While we at Catapult Learning firmly believe that nothing can replace direct instruction and support from our teachers, we offer the following as a resource and guide to help families plan for disruption to the normal educational environment. View the PDF Establishing an Environment for Learning: Below [...]

1112, 2019

ESEA Conference – February 5th – 7th 2020

By |December 11th, 2019|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning is exciting to exhibit once again at the 2020 National ESEA Conference (formerly, the National Title I Conference). The event, happening on February 5th through February 7th in Atlanta, Georgia, is focusing on how combined efforts will lead us to ensure that all students have access to [...]

912, 2019

Agudath Israel 2019

By |December 9th, 2019|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning was a proud sponsor of this year’s Agudath Israel Convention taking place at the Crowne Plaza in Stamford, Connecticut. The Agudah convention is the place where the “Torah World” in the United States goes to discuss challenges, find solutions, and forge a path forward. More than 35,000 [...]

812, 2019

Torah Umesorah: The Whole Child 2019

By |December 8th, 2019|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning exhibited at this year’s Torah Umesorah: The Whole Child Convention & Expo in Lakewood, New Jersey. This year was the first time ever that Torah Umesorah and OnTrack co-hosted a local, affordable, 24-hour Chinuch Convention & Educational Expo. It was the largest tri-state Torah Educational Convention & [...]

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 [...]