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1705, 2019

[Webinar] Leverage Research and Partnerships to Succeed with Every Student!

By |May 17th, 2019|Categories: EduBlog|

Partnering with the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, Catapult Learning and Legacy Traditional Schools presented a set of actionable strategies for accessing and leveraging research and partnerships to provide high-quality special education and behavior modification to students most in need. About the Presenters Catapult Learning helps [...]

1605, 2019

SJSD Sets Sights on Summer School

By |May 16th, 2019|Categories: Catapult In the News|

As the final day of classes approaches, those in the St. Joseph School District are gearing up for a new summer school program. Summer Journeys through the company Catapult Learning LLC is different from the district’s in-house programs of the past, focusing on STEM-based projects and classes like robotics [...]

1605, 2019

International Day

By |May 16th, 2019|Categories: High Road Program: Frankford|

Our students worked really hard to create an awesome International Day! Jamaica, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Italy, and United Kingdom were all represented. We were able to try foods from Italy and Jamaica. Some of the foods we tried were tomato pie, chicken parm, penne marinara, and Italian ices [...]

1005, 2019

Spirit Week

By |May 10th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

Capital Academy held our first ever Spirit Week. Students who were in good standings with their status and academics were able to participate in various dress down days throughout the week, earning points for their individual teams. On Thursday, students were able to participate in a Field Day. [...]

1005, 2019

Nova Family Golf outing

By |May 10th, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

Nova Center sponsored our family outing on Friday, May 10th at Colorado Journey Miniature Golf Course in Littleton. We had our largest family participation ever and would like to thank all students and their families that took the time to come join in on the fun! [...]

805, 2019

Student Success – Mykia

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Worcester County|

Snow Hill High School has many different unified sports that students can participate in. Sophomore Mykia transferred into our classroom mid-year, and had recently been expressing an interest in joining one of the sports teams to meet new friends and grow socially, along with gaining some new skills. [...]

705, 2019

Corporal Hammer and Neighborhood Safety

By |May 7th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

Corporal Hammer, community police unit supervisor, came to speak to each wing about neighborhood safety. There have been some major concerns with strangers in the area and it was important students were given the chance to review the steps they should take in a scary situation. Corporal Hammer [...]

605, 2019

International Day

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: High Road Program: Ferguson|

The High Road Programs (IU #26) hosted the second annual International Day!  Students enjoyed hanging out with parents, experiencing the cuisine and culture of Egypt, Thailand, The Antilles, France, India and Mexico.  Each classroom selected a country or region and created a collaborative presentation for parents, administrators, and each [...]

605, 2019

Basketball Camp

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Providence|

We started a basketball camp every Friday for our students who are on green level or above . We are excited to have volunteers who have offered their time to teach our students the basic fundamentals of basketball in a fun way! We will be doing this every [...]

605, 2019

The Proper Way to Eat Oreo Cookies With Milk

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

Step 1: Necessary Items Needed: 1 package of Oreo Cookies (Double Stuffed, of course)Step 2: Preparing for Dunk: Carefully insert the fork into the cream fillingStep 3: The Cookie Bubble Bath: Submerge the fork holding the cookie into the milkStep 4: Perfect SaturationHigh Road Hartford High's Operation Director Ms. [...]

305, 2019

Family Night Out

By |May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

Nova Center will be sponsoring a family night outing at Colorado Journey Miniature Golf Course. Visit our website to learn more about the Nova Center Program

205, 2019

Catapult Learning Offers Resources to Combat Summer Learning Loss

By |May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Press Releases & Announcements|

Learning Bags and Summer School Programs Keep Young Minds Engaged CAMDEN, N.J., May 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catapult Learning, a leading provider of instructional intervention and professional development solutions, today announced the availability of its 2019 Student Learning Bag & Lending Library Catalog, offering a cost-effective way to supply [...]

205, 2019

Sierra Staff MVP

By |May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Eastern Extension|

Mrs. Smith is a hardworking, dedicated, and valuable employee. She is always smiling and giving her best. Ms. Liaiga and Ms. Christoff are two dedicated staff who work exceptionally hard. They are both supportive to students and staff and are true Sierra All Stars. [...]

105, 2019

A Successful Escape

By |May 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Worcester County|

For one of our group therapy sessions this month, the students in High Road at Snow Hill Middle School participated in an escape room where they had to unravel a series of puzzles with clues hidden all throughout our classroom! They worked together by taking turns reading clues [...]

105, 2019

Native American History

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

As we continue our lessons on Native Americans, students at Denton Elementary decide to take a "road trip" to Arizona to visit the Hopi tribe. The students learned 3 key vocabulary words when discussing the tribe: Kachina, Adobe, and Irrigation. They are even able to recall the definitions [...]

2604, 2019

A Special Visit

By |April 26th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Worcester County|

The Easter Bunny visited the students in High Road at Snow Hill Middle School! The students worked hard during an Easter egg hunt as eggs were scattered throughout Snow Hill Middle School's front patio. When they had trouble finding all of them, they worked together and used their [...]

2604, 2019

Chick It Out

By |April 26th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

Students in our Academic Elementary and BEST Middle Schools participated in the Chick it Out program. They learned about how chickens develop within the eggs, how they hatch, and how to take care of the chickens once they are out of the eggs. Students loved watching the eggs [...]

2604, 2019

Easter Egg Hunt

By |April 26th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

Capital Academy students participated in an Easter Egg Hunt today. High school and elementary students foraged about the building in search for brightly colored eggs full of random goodies. Visit our website to learn more about [...]

2504, 2019

HRS Family BBQ

By |April 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

We think of you like family! Let's celebrate the school year's success with a barbecue. Activities and food provided. Wednesday, May 15th 4:30-7:00pm Visit our website to learn more about High Road School

2504, 2019

Career Day

By |April 25th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego, Springall Academy|

On April 10, 2019, Sierra Academy and Springall Academy teamed up to host the annual Career Day Fair event for our students. We had 13 vendors with different jobs come out to allow students the opportunity to learn about the people in our community. These vendors included a Padres [...]

2504, 2019

Partnering With Petco

By |April 25th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Hartford CT (High School)|

Petco in Glastonbury, CT has recently added our Transition students to their workforce. Petco is giving our students the opportunity to learn important skills in communicating effectively with store supervisors and other staff, following directions, cleaning, stocking and facing shelves. Our students will take these skills and generalize [...]

2404, 2019

Op-Ed: Learn About Individuals With Autism

By |April 24th, 2019|Categories: Catapult In the News, Sierra School: Main Street|

Thomas Roberts, Program Director of the Sierra School at Main Street, recently wrote an opinion piece in the The Daily Camera entitled "Learn About Individuals With Autism." "April marks Autism Awareness Month, an opportunity to raise understanding, beyond the statistics, about people who are differently abled. It is about [...]

2404, 2019

Autism Isn’t a Defining Characteristic for Those on The Spectrum

By |April 24th, 2019|Categories: Catapult In the News, Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Brandi Eagling, Program Director of the Sierra Academy of San Diego, recently wrote a opinion piece in the Times of San Diego entitled "Autism Isn’t a Defining Characteristic for Those on The Spectrum." In the piece, Brandi explains how people sometimes do not see all the ways our students [...]

2304, 2019

Goal Setting The SMART Way

By |April 23rd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

As educators, we routinely work at setting goals for our students. From improving abilities and meeting guidelines to being kind and putting the tops back on the glue sticks, there's always something to work towards. SMART is an abbreviation that helps us to compose significant and quantifiable objectives. [...]

2304, 2019

The Art of the Plane

By |April 23rd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

Here at Choptank Elementary our class celebrated Fun Friday by making custom wooden planes. Our on level students got a chance to really show their individuality and creative skills by designing their plane. They used brightly colored paint (and of course wore their painters aprons) to create unique [...]

2304, 2019

Stress Slime

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

In Environmental Science class Dylan explored ocean and wind currents. He blew air through a straw against a tub of water to simulate what happens to the ocean when wind gusts occur. Dylan observed what happened on the surface of the water as well as what happened below [...]

2204, 2019

Butterfly Release Day

By |April 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

Upon returning from Spring Break, each classroom at High Road School was given a Butterfly Growing Kit. The kits contained several caterpillars which the students were tasked with caring for through the various stages of transformation to a butterfly. The project inspired cross-curricular activities such as journal prompts, [...]

2204, 2019

When your child’s education calls for a holistic approach

By |April 22nd, 2019|Categories: EduBlog|

All students have dynamic needs, but when traditional education isn’t working for your child, it may be time to consider alternatives. Often educators look to add academic or behavioral interventions but fail to program strategies that support students’ holistic needs. When educators take a holistic approach that [...]

1904, 2019

Easter Egg Hunt

By |April 19th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Lima|

Preschool, Elementary, Middle and BEST classes were all invited down for an Easter Egg hunt by our neighbors at Liberty Retirement Community. The students, staff and community members thoroughly enjoyed themselves!

1704, 2019

Visiting the Humane Society

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

During class, BEST Middle students learned about the Humane Society and animal safety. All the students purchased an item for animals at the Dollar Tree and donated them during the tour. At the Humane Society, BEST Middle students learned about how they help animals. They visited with the [...]

1704, 2019

Shadow-a-Tech Experience

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

Students from Academic I and II enjoyed a return trip to Ranken Technical College to participate in a hands-on learning experience with current Ranken students in their areas of interest. Our students chose to spend their time in the Automotive Maintenance and Electrical Automation Technology programs where they [...]

1604, 2019

Catapult Learning is a Proud Partner of NCEA 2019

By |April 16th, 2019|Categories: Events|

Attending the NCEA Convention & Expo April 23-25 in Chicago? Each year we look forward to the opportunity to join Catholic and other religious educators from across the United States, Canada, and other countries to share ideas and learn from one another on how best to serve students. Our [...]

1604, 2019

Meet the Team: Amy Beirne

By |April 16th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

Amy Beirne, Certified Special Education Teacher I did a lot of volunteer work in college working with kids: after school programs, partners in reading through the local library, child advocate, and volunteer work at the juvenile detention center. I absolutely loved working [...]

1104, 2019

African Culture Presentation

By |April 11th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

Mrs. Shipley, native of Johannesburg, South Africa, delighted high school students with an African Culture Presentation as part of their Social Studies Curriculum. Students were introduced to, and able to explore, various musical instruments, jewelry, cuisine, crafting, and ways of life of Afrikaans. [...]

1004, 2019

Goal Getters Update

By |April 10th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

Each Monday students create new weekly goals and review goals from the week prior. Our “Goal Getters” discuss their new goals and what they can do to help reach their goals. Skyla wants to “get to yellow” and thinks she can do this by taking a self timeout [...]

1004, 2019

A Fresh Start

By |April 10th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

After discussing what it means to start each day with a “fresh start” our students at EES crafted bunnies made out of washcloths. We discussed that each day when they go home, they can wash the day away and start fresh each morning. Students were asked how they [...]

904, 2019

Students Take On Tasty Life Skills

By |April 9th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

This week, students were given the opportunity to practice Life Skills in the kitchen. They calculated serving sizes, gained an understanding of basic kitchen hardware, learned how to read and follow recipes, identified complimentary sides for the entrée, and put it all together in a palatable presentation. Bon [...]

904, 2019

Project Presentations

By |April 9th, 2019|Categories: High Road Program: Frankford|

Mr. Matt's class presented projects done on various countries! Students shared information about Jamaica, Australia, and Dominican Republic. We learned about different foods, cultural celebrations, the climate, and more! Visit our website to learn more about High Road Programs at [...]

904, 2019

An Inspirational Month

By |April 9th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: St. Mary's County|

The month of March was filled with fun and inspirational activities! On March 22nd, 2019, our students participated in Career Day. The students were assigned to create a detailed board explaining their occupation based off of their interest. The students then had to research various steps ( [...]

904, 2019

March Field Trip

By |April 9th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

High Road students enjoyed visiting Rockin Jump, a local trampoline park, for their field trip this month. The Open Jump Arena and Slam Dunk Zone were reported to be the top attractions for our group while a few brave students tackled the Vertigo Climbing Wall. It was a [...]

904, 2019

March Students of the Month

By |April 9th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

Students from Academic I and II were awarded Student of the Month for March. These students demonstrated academic improvements, increased positive behaviors, maintained positive relationships with their classmates and school staff, and exemplified character traits of honesty and trustworthiness. Visit our website [...]

804, 2019

Workforce Development – Microsoft Office Skills

By |April 8th, 2019|Categories: High Road Upper School: Prince George’s County|

Ms. Njie’s students are completing their last class in Basic Microsoft Skills, at Prince George’s Community College in Largo Maryland. Students learned the basics of using Word, Power Point, and Keyboarding (typing). Their last assignment was creating a resume, and as potential employees these students were able to [...]

804, 2019

2019 Prom

By |April 8th, 2019|Categories: High Road Program: Frankford|

Prom for our Ferguson and Frankford students will be held at Warehouse on Watts from 7pm-10pm! Visit our website to learn more about High Road Programs at Ferguson & Frankford – IU #26

804, 2019

Ancient Egyptian Unit

By |April 8th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

Our academic elementary students are learning all about Ancient Egypt! Along with reading stories about the Nile River, the Pharaohs, the gods, and the pyramids; students are making artifacts such as papyrus scrolls, sarcophagi, masks, cartouches, and mummies! Visit our website to learn more [...]

704, 2019

Escape Room

By |April 7th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

Students participated in an “escape room” group activity where their executive functioning skills were put to use. Students were told that their brains would be used for research by aliens if they could not accomplish tasks in time! Students came together throughout the series of riddles and advanced [...]

604, 2019

Service Learning

By |April 6th, 2019|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

As part of the Maryland State Curriculum students need to earn 75 service learning hours as part of their graduation requirement. Students were given the opportunity to work along side SEEC (Sassafras Environmental Education Center) where students explored nature and helped with land conservation. Students joined Mr. Gilcrest [...]

604, 2019

Drone Flight Sequence

By |April 6th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

Antonio, a 6th grader at Easton Middle School, recently learned how to program a drone flight sequence in his PLTW class. Antonio has enjoyed this general education class so much that he has requested four other PLTW classes for his 7th grade year. PLTW provides a hands-on STEM [...]

604, 2019

50 Days Blue

By |April 6th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

The month of March brings luck, however celebrating Michael’s 50th day on blue level is no luck, it’s well earned. Michael has worked very hard, both in his classes and in his choices, which has earned him his success on blue level.Throughout his 4 years in the High Road [...]

604, 2019

Jr. High Gardening

By |April 6th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Junior high students are proud to pose after seeing results from the science class garden. It was a very cold winter and they thought they were not going get any crops this year.  However, the radishes turned out big and healthy! Carrots, lettuce and cilantro are still not [...]

504, 2019

Artful Designs

By |April 5th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

Elementary students decorated ceramic figurines at Artful Designs on Friday. They had so much fun selecting figurines and painting them. This Friday, they get to pick them up and see their beautiful creations! Visit our website to learn more [...]

304, 2019

Read-a-thon

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Sierra's Read-a-thon in March was a great success with our students reading nearly 10,000 minutes or 167 hours outside of school!  Many students earned reading certificates and homework passes.  The following fourteen students read enough minutes to earn a pizza party:  Josiah, Sonny, Annalise, Meayva, Andre, Simon, Saul, Andres, Bryce, [...]

304, 2019

A new partnership that will change the way teachers across the country teach reading

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Catapult In the News|

A new collaboration between The University of Oregon and Catapult Learning is laying the foundation for improving curriculum and teaching approaches in schools across the country. With proven results, the program is gaining so much interest that there is already a backlog in training requests. “ A new partnership [...]

104, 2019

Environmental Science

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

Recently in Environmental Science, Kennara has been working on observing and comparing Earth materials. Today’s lesson was a Groundwater Model Lab Simulation where we engaged in a hands on lesson that gave us a greater view of Well Drilling. During the simulation, Kennara layered Earth materials while pouring [...]

104, 2019

Social Worker Appreciation

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

For Social Worker Appreciation Month, students at Lockerman Middle School completed certificates for their social worker Ms. Ileana. Students wrote about the things she does that help them in and out of the classroom and their favorite things about her, as well as discussed fun activities that they've [...]

104, 2019

It’s Spring Break Time!

By |April 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

Staff and students enjoyed the beautiful weather outside to usher in the last day of school before spring break. We hope that our staff, students, and their families enjoy this time of rest and rejuvenation before we come back to wrap up the rest of the school year. [...]

104, 2019

Spirit Week

By |April 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

"We are counting down the days until Spring Break with our spirit week! Monday- PJ Day Tuesday- Twin Day Wednesday- Hat Day Thursday- Mismatch Day Friday- Decade Day Have a great Spring Break! We will see everyone again on April 1st." [...]

3003, 2019

High School Academics & Field Trip

By |March 30th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

In Language Arts we are focusing on The Bonds Between Us. This covers a series of short stories that explores what links us to family, friends, pets, and community. We are learning the use of narrative techniques in a fictional narrative about interpersonal connections. Students have been utilizing [...]

2903, 2019

It’s Time to Reflect on Inclusion

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: EduBlog|Tags: |

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 59 children in the U.S. are on the autism spectrum. Two years earlier, that statistic was at 1 in 88 children. Despite autism spectrum disorder touching so many families, a large percentage of people don’t realize they’ve [...]

2903, 2019

Annual Egg Drop

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Elementary and RISE worked hard before Spring break to complete their egg drop projects. Staff and students worked hard to find new and creative ways to keep their eggs from breaking after being dropped from the roof. Both classes were successful with 80% of their eggs not breaking [...]

2903, 2019

Therapy Dog Visits Capital Academy

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

Elementary students had the opportunity to meet Moses, a certified therapy dog and his handler Ms. Anne! During the initial visit students were introduced to Moses and taught how to approach, pet and interact with him appropriately. Moses is certified through Therapy Dog's International. When Moses returns in [...]

2903, 2019

International Day

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Southern Delaware|

High Road School staff and visitors had a marvelous time celebrating International Day. Each class room had a different themes. High School theme was Jamaica. Middle School was featuring Mexico. The Director's office was the fun country of Belgium. And to start it off you had to stop [...]

2803, 2019

An Astronomical Project

By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: St. Mary's County|

This week’s theme for Fun Friday was solar systems! Throughout the entirety of the week students learned different facts about the solar system. Green Holly High Road teacher, Ms. Howard, lead a lesson about the Universe and what’s inside. She discussed how small our solar system is in [...]

2803, 2019

Frog Dissection Day!

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

On March 28th , one of our teachers, Ms. Lutrario, led our first Frog Dissection Day! Middle school and high school students were invited to participate in this science activity. It was an awesome lesson and staff and students who were involved loved the hands-on activity. [...]

2703, 2019

High School CPR Class

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

High School students had the opportunity to participate in a first aid and CPR class led by a representative from the Peoria Fire Department. Students learned about the different types of fires that may happen and how to react to each one, basic first aid, and viewed a [...]

2703, 2019

100 Days Blue

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

Emonte reached his goal of 100 days on blue level! He has worked hard to maintain his level by completing his work and talking a self when he feels frustrated. This is his second year in our High Road classroom. Emonte says he is “very proud of himself” [...]

2703, 2019

Iroquois Longhouses

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

For the last month, Denton Elementary students have been working on their Iroquois unit. We learned about the music, clothing, sports, and housing the Iroquois used. As part of the unit; students designed and constructed their own longhouses! Visit our website [...]

2703, 2019

Spring to Action

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: St. Mary's County|

For Fun Friday, we celebrated spring with “SPRING INTO ACTION” Fun Friday! We started the day during writing, where the students had to write a journal entry identifying one goal that they wanted to accomplish by the end of the school year. After they worked on this, they [...]

2603, 2019

Student Highlight – Brandon

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

Senior Brandon has been working diligently on his course work and his hard work has paid off. Brandon completed an APEX course on college and Career Prep and is one more credit closer to graduation! In College and Career Preparation students obtain a deeper understanding of what it [...]

2603, 2019

Embryology

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

For the second year Capital Academy was excited to participate in the chick embryology program offered through Penn State Extension/ Dauphin County 4H! Students learned about development and care of eggs during the 21 day incubation period. With the assistance of Sonya Nace, Penn State Extension, students candled [...]

2403, 2019

Year-End Solutions to Support Students and Build Instructor Capacity

By |March 24th, 2019|Categories: EduBlog|

According to recent ESSA guidelines, "funds must be obligated for the fiscal year in which they were allocated." At Catapult Learning, we're here to help ensure you get the most from your funding. Allocate your school's year-end funds on turnkey solutions to build teacher capacity and encourage continued academic learning. [...]

2203, 2019

Goal Getters

By |March 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

Our “goal getters” are tracking goals they have set for themselves. Each week, EES students gather their goals from the hanging file to analyze if they have achieved their goal, would like to continue with that goal, or if they think they need to create a new goal. [...]

2203, 2019

RESPECT

By |March 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

First grade students at EES are learning about respect and what it means to be respectful. Our students discussed the ways in which they could be respectful towards others. Just as flowers grow, so does respect and that is the key to being a good friend and classmate. [...]

2103, 2019

Workability Students on the Job

By |March 21st, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Eastern Extension|

Our transition department would like to share our amazing students hard at work. Through the WorkAbility grant, we have obtained various jobs throughout the community for our students to begin gaining work experience. The experience they gain with us in the transition department will prepare them for when [...]

2103, 2019

Get S.E.T. Competition

By |March 21st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

On February 21, students Marco Flores and Raymear Saunders of High Road School of Delaware participated in the Junior Achievement Get S.E.T. Job Readiness Competition. Both students had the opportunity to showcase their vocational skills by competing in four different skill sets. The event was a blast, the [...]

2003, 2019

A Visit to The National Aquarium

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

Recently students in grades 5-7 were finally able to take a field trip to the National Aquarium in Baltimore (the trip had been rescheduled twice previously due to inclement weather). Not only were the students provided with a guided tour of the aquarium, but they also participated in [...]

2003, 2019

Challenge Accepted!

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: St. Mary's County|

During math and reading, our students are actively working on the i-Ready computer program during their computer rotations. i-Ready provides an interactive online learning environment that assesses each student and provides individualized instruction based on their specific needs. Recently, we have given our students a challenge to increase [...]

2003, 2019

100 Days on Blue

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

Here at Choptank Elementary school, we have a student that has achieved an awesome feat. Jamuel A., also known as LJ has accomplished day 105 of our highest attainable level. He has earned himself his own party with the thing he loves the most, French fries. He has [...]

2003, 2019

What is Pi?

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

As we celebrate Pi day, one must ask ourselves what is Pi really? Different people may say different things. Some say apple and pecan, some say 3.14. This is the most common answer that teachers get from the students. They all know 3.14, but they do not understand [...]

2003, 2019

Math and Cooking

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

Math and cooking go hand in hand! At Easton Middle School we used the awesome ratio skills which we have obtained through the year to figure out the correct ratios to make our yummy treats! Next time a student asks how we will use ratios in real life, [...]

2003, 2019

Parent / Teacher Night: April 3rd

By |March 20th, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

Attention All Parents/Guardians! Come and join us for our Parent Teacher Conference on April 3rd from 4pm–6pm. While attending, you will be able to: Come into the classrooms and meet the Staff Meet with the Teachers for 10-minute sessions Stay around for a Parent Training in Zone Regulation [...]

1903, 2019

Our First Art Class

By |March 19th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New London (Primary)|

This week students put their creativity to play decorating their first initial in art class. The highlight of this activity was watching all of the pro-social skills as students shared tools, techniques, and ideas to assist one another in their creations. We couldn't be prouder of all of [...]

1903, 2019

Middle School News

By |March 19th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Middle school has been practicing their social skills and working with the transitions team to develop work readiness skills. The students have volunteered for the St. Mary’s Food Bank and the culinary institute. In the classroom we are staying busy with our rotations and utilizing coping skills! [...]

1803, 2019

Touring Ranken Technical College

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

The high school students at High Road School of Wright City recently had the opportunity to tour Ranken Technical College in nearby Wentzville. They learned about the opportunities available to them in fields such as Advanced Manufacturing, Diesel Technology, Information Technology, and Automotive Maintenance. With graduation just around [...]

1803, 2019

Spirit Week at the Nova Center

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: Nova Center|

Throughout the week before spring break, students at the Nova Center will be participating in Spirit Week to raise awareness for Nova as well as to raise money for Charity! Visit our website to learn more about the Nova Center Program

1503, 2019

Sierra Basketball Pep Rally

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

Congratulations to Sierra’s Basketball Team! Students completed the regular season with an amazing record of 5-2. Varsity went on to win in the playoff game on and played hard in the Championship Game March 14th. Sierra took home the 2nd place trophy! The players worked hard, showed awesome [...]

1503, 2019

Art Class Fun

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

In art, the students made valentines for their special someone, rubix cubes, and dragons. This was a difficult task because it required the students to connect various pieces in order for the dragon to work accurately. They did a great job! [...]

1503, 2019

Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals (MAESP) Leadership Conference

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Events|

Catapult Learning attended the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals (MAESP) Leadership Conference at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri from March 2-5, 2019. The Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals is a statewide organization in Missouri that exists to serve the needs of elementary and middle school principals, [...]

1503, 2019

Journey to Gold: Jared L

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

Jared L., 11th Grade Jared L., an 11th grader at High Road Academy, recently reached the Gold Level in the program's school-wide behavior management system. The Gold Level acknowledges when a student has reached a superb level of character and provides a model for other students to [...]

1503, 2019

The Scientific Method

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: St. Mary's County|

In science class, our middle school students have been learning about the scientific method. Students were presented a power point in which they had to fill in the blanks of the steps involved in the scientific method. Students were given an exam to test their knowledge on the [...]

1303, 2019

Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education (TCASE) Conference

By |March 13th, 2019|Categories: Events|

On February 18th Catapult Learning exhibited at the Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education (TCASE) Conference. The theme of this conference was “Great Ideas.” Hundreds of special education professionals and industry partners gather to exchange time, resources, strategies, solutions, and more. Over three days of learning, we were [...]

1203, 2019

The “Spaceship Earth” Project

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

In Science class this month students are studying Astronomy. This unit “Spaceship Earth” gives students a chance to develop a new perspective on the world they’re standing on. Students were asked “Does the moon change shape”? During the Science investigation, each student received a Styrofoam ball, straw and [...]

1203, 2019

Wandering Stars

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

At EES this month, students have been studying. This week’s lesson was titled “Wandering Stars”. The 3rd and 4th grade students learned that people used to think that the planets were a type of star until the invention of the telescope. This invention gave us a greater view [...]

803, 2019

Critter Connection!

By |March 8th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

Spiders, and snakes and turtles... OH MY! Capital Academy students had the opportunity to get up close and person with some interesting creatures. As an incentive experience for students who earned positive or higher status, Critter Connection brought some amazing critters for us to meet! Students learned about [...]

803, 2019

Black History Month

By |March 8th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

February was national Black history month. At Easton Middle School the students dived into learning about some famous African Americans athletes and musicians. The students completed research on famous African-Americans. The boys researched Michael Jordan, Jimi Hendrix, and Will Smith. They got excited learning about some of the [...]

703, 2019

P3 Summit

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

On Thursday March 7, 2019, High Road School of Delaware seized the opportunity to represent our school at the P3 Summit. Student Logan Marvin volunteered to speak on behalf of our programs and the work we do. The P3 Summit is a program hosted by Mrs. Bernadette Mills [...]

703, 2019

[Webinar] Creating Safe and Supportive Learning Environments

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: EduBlog|

Explore various aspects of school climate and culture that foster safe and supportive learning environments and promote the social emotional well-being of the students. The most effective social and emotional learning (SEL) requires a strategic, systemic approach to creating learning environments that invite cultural competence, promote equity, foster growth [...]

603, 2019

Rare Air Trip

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Butty County|

On January 20th the Blue Level students and staff of Sierra School of Butte County went to Rare Air a trampoline park in Chico.  We all spent a couple of hours running, jumping, bouncing, and flopping around while playing dodge ball and boffer fights.  Much fun was had by everybody [...]

603, 2019

Trip to Innovation Time

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

On February 6, 2019, students visited Abingdon Public Library's Innovation Lab. The digital media lab provides community members the opportunity to be creators of electronic video, audio, publishing, 3D designs and more! Through creative experiences in the Innovation Lab, our customers develop new skills, resources, and products that [...]

603, 2019

Honor Roll Students

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

Second quarter flew by us at Easton Middle School. As the quarter ended we received the awesome news that two of our students made honor roll. Austin and Damien both have continued to thrive in their transition to middle school from elementary school. Both guys are honored for [...]

103, 2019

Teamwork Rocks

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Kent Alternative Program|

Working together for the safety of students and staff on this snowy 2 hour delay! Shout out to the amazing team of Kent County Public School. They are always smiling and ready to help. Head Custodian Greg Cruz and Custodian TJ are always going above and beyond with [...]

103, 2019

Capital Academy Spring Open House

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

Capital Academy will host their annual Spring Open House, Thursday March 21, 2019 from 4:30- 6:30 PM. Come meet the staff, see what your student's have been working on and have dinner with us! Hope to see you there. Visit our website to learn [...]

103, 2019

Follow Your Dreams!

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

Ms. Ileana and students at DES engaged in a lighthearted and fun exercise where they discussed dreams and ambitions. It is important to stress that most people have dreams and ambitions, especially when discussing them with younger students. Ms. Ileana emphasized how aspirations can be good if they [...]

103, 2019

Black History Month 2019: The Pizza Box Project

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: St. Mary's County|

In honor of black history month, students participated in the pizza box project. Students researched an African American historical figure and created a pizza representing that individual. Each pizza slice highlighted different parts of the African American’s life, from childhood to education to adult life and death. Students [...]

2802, 2019

What is Occupational Therapy?

By |February 28th, 2019|Categories: Center for Autism: Findlay|

What is Occupational Therapy? In the school system, Occupational Therapy Practitioners focus on improving students overall academic improvement by integrating new techniques and giving more support outside of the classroom to improve fine motor skills, handwriting, sensory processing, attention, coordination, visual perception and ADLs (activities of daily living) [...]

2802, 2019

Black History Month

By |February 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: St. Mary's County|

For Black History month, the students did research on the famous person they were assigned. Each student had to look up important information about their person, including when and where they were born, important facts about their accomplishments, and their legacy. The children really enjoyed doing this project, [...]

2802, 2019

February Field Trip

By |February 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

This month's field trip focused on social interaction, exercise, and fun! The O'Fallon YMCA hosted us for an afternoon of basketball, rock climbing, and games. The students had a great time working up a sweat and competing against each other on the courts and the rock wall. Keep [...]

2802, 2019

February Student of the Month

By |February 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

February's Student of the Month made an impressive rise through the Level system, worked hard on task completion, showed increased willingness to be flexible, did his best to process directions and stay on task, and averaged an impressive 95% of his daily behavior points and 100% of his [...]

2802, 2019

Home Depot C.B.I.

By |February 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Baltimore County, MD|

C.B.I, or Community Based Instruction is a hands-on lesson in the community that allows the students real-life practice on various life skills they will require in everyday life. Once a week, our Life Skills students participate in CBI lessons. On February 28, 2019, Students went [...]

2802, 2019

Talent Show 2019

By |February 28th, 2019|Categories: High Road Upper School: Prince George’s County|

Recently, the High Road Upper School of Prince George’s County, MD held an extravagant Talent Show. Considering the Black History Month backdrop, the show had an Afrocentric-attired theme. HRUS students showcased their talents in front of staff, parents, as well as classmates in attendance. To participate, students had [...]

2702, 2019

[Webinar] Using the Engineering Design Process to Engage Students

By |February 27th, 2019|Categories: EduBlog|

Explore STEM and examine how to provide students with authentic opportunities to engage in meaningful problem solving. In this recent webinar, provided in partnership between Catapult Learning and the National Catholics Educational Association (NCEA), you will also examine how to facilitate inquiry-based lessons that hone key skills, including habits [...]

2702, 2019

Spirit Week

By |February 27th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

This week at CSD its spirit week for the upcoming basketball playoffs. Everyday has been different and a lot of the students in the school participated. Today was twin day, on Tuesday Camren told Mr. Tommy to dress up so they could be twins. We honestly did not [...]

2502, 2019

High School Academic Update

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

In Language Arts we wrapped up our series on the collections of Freedom dealing with oppression and subsequent Governmental rule. We have focused on foreshadowing, idioms, and pacing. Students have learned how author’s utilize different writing techniques to propel a story. In math we have centered our focus [...]

2502, 2019

Black History Month Projects

By |February 25th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Our classrooms spent the whole month learning about African Americans that made significant contributions to our country and why we spend a month long celebrating our black history. They were able to get creative in who they chose as well as how they presented their projects to their peers! [...]

2502, 2019

Bridgeport Barber Hopes to Inspire Youth to Pursue His Craft

By |February 25th, 2019|Categories: Catapult In the News, High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

Jason Donalson is a barber at the Cuttin Edge Barber Shop in Bridgeport. He has been working with at-risk youth for years, some with learning disabilities, autism and physical limitations. On Wednesday morning students from the High Road School in Wallingford stopped by for a free haircut, while learning [...]

2302, 2019

Sensory Friendly Movie Day

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

The Center for Autism and Dyslexia in Findlay, Ohio hosted a Sensory Friendly Movie for the Findlay Community on Saturday February 23rd at the AMC Classic Findlay 12 movie theatre. This event was hosted for children with sensory processing disorders and their families to enjoy. It was hosted [...]

2202, 2019

100 Days on Blue Level

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New Castle, DE|

Raymear has maintained an impressive 100 days on Blue Level! In order to achieve and maintain Blue Level, students must consistently complete all their work, actively participate in tutorials, and demonstrate exemplary behavior. We're all incredibly proud of the high standard Raymear holds himself to, the positive example [...]

2202, 2019

Career Day at PEAK Hapeville

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: FCS PEAK Academy|

On February 21, 2019, FCS Peak Academy (Hapeville) hosted our first annual Career Day. Our students had the opportunity to hear from seven phenomenal individuals whose career paths include police officer, cosmetologist, accountant, music sound and engineer, fire fighter, a Delta airline market manager as well as cyber [...]

2202, 2019

Altitude Trampoline Park

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

On Friday our middle school students were able to go on an outing to the Altitude Trampoline Park here in town. The students had an amazing time jumping on the trampolines, jumping into the foam blocks, playing basketball, swinging on the trapeze, and battling one another on the [...]

2202, 2019

Pajama Day

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: New London (Primary)|

On Friday February 22nd our students participated in a Pajama day to kick off spirit week the following week. Our students and staff loved getting comfy. Additionally, on this day students who completed all of their work up until lunch time were able to earn a special treat [...]

2202, 2019

3rd Quarter Family Night Out

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Weld County|

This quarter we had close to 20 families attend our Family Night Out. We held our event at the Summit where families and school staff enjoyed bowling and eating pizza together. These nights are so important to our school because it helps families get to know each other and [...]

2202, 2019

A BLUE Milestone

By |February 22nd, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

North Dorchester Middle School celebrated a HUGE accomplishment in February! Dylan, a 7th grader who has been in the High Road program for two years, reached 100 consecutive days on Blue Level! This means he has earned his behavior and work points consistently since the very first day [...]

2102, 2019

Stress Putty

By |February 21st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Caroline County|

Students in High Road at LMS participated in an activity making “stress putty” with Ms. Ileana (High Road Social Worker). In this activity, students practiced coping skills, following directions, and identifying feelings. Ms. Ileana and students discussed how the stress putty could be utilized to help manage stressors [...]

2102, 2019

Creating a Vision

By |February 21st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

Mary Jane is a 7th grader in the High Road class at North Dorchester Middle. With her annual IEP approaching, it was an important time to think about plans for the future and what will come after high school. Together with her teachers, Mary Jane created this vision [...]

2102, 2019

LJ The Great

By |February 21st, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

Normally a quiet and reserved student, LJ, a 4th grader at Choptank Elementary School, surprised the class one day by putting on a magic show! During his magic show (complete with a magic hat and wand), LJ pulled an owl from his hat, made coins disappear, and performed [...]

2002, 2019

Black History Month

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

We learned about the Underground Railroad and how quilts were used to communicate with people on the We learned about the Underground Railroad and how quilts were used to communicate with people on the Underground Railroad. We learned about different quilt squares and the various messages [...]

2002, 2019

Middle School News

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

Middle school practiced a lot of life skills this month! We learned about cooking with measurements, went grocery shopping with a specific budget, and practiced preparing and cooking food. The class made cookies and pizza! We also took some time to practice some coping strategies to help us [...]

2002, 2019

Black History Month

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

For Black History month, the Jr. High students wrote a biography on a Black American character of their choice. Students spent a week researching, prewriting and editing their paper; for a final grade, they presented their completed work in front of the classroom. The students researched on figures [...]

2002, 2019

Slime with a Purpose

By |February 20th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Talbot County|

6th graders at Easton Middle School were recently given the opportunity to make slime from scratch. In order to participate in this incentive, they were required to earn all their behavior points that day. Austin and Damien were excited to spend some time away from academics after a [...]

2002, 2019

Meet the Team: Katy Miller

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

Katy Miller, Education Specialist I started working with special education students when I was in high school. I have always been drawn to this population of students and enjoy the challenges and be a part of successes. I decided to continue pursuing [...]

1902, 2019

Spelling Bee 2019

By |February 19th, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

This year, our 2019 Spelling Bee will take place for each grade level cluster (elementary, middle, and high school). Top 2 finishers in each bee will participate in the 2nd Annual Jalan White Regional Spelling Bee in April. Visit our website to learn more [...]

1902, 2019

Designer Purse Bingo

By |February 19th, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

Its back! Purse Bingo is our annual fundraiser. You will be playing for fabulous designer purses by Coach, Michael Kors, Kate Spade and more! Also for sale are: 3 special bingo games, 50/50 raffle, Themed-Basket raffle, food, drinks, and snacks. No alcohol is allowed. All proceeds will benefit [...]

1802, 2019

Giving Back to the Community

By |February 18th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Aurora Day School Transitions has started their annual volunteer groups this month. Our students were able to go to the St. Mary's Food Bank warehouse and help box food for donations. The students really enjoy working off campus for this event. They get to work along-side other volunteers [...]

1702, 2019

SHINE Classroom Activities

By |February 17th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

In February we learned how to be peace keepers, how to make brownies from scratch, and learned about the relationships we have in our families. We had fun learning how to work cooperatively in groups for many projects, and had a great time working cooperatively with legos and [...]

1502, 2019

RISE Activities

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

RISE has been learning and growing through the month of February. The students have enjoyed the new SMART board and have incorporated dancing into morning music and movement. RISE is also working hard on academics with Ms. Jazz, Ms. Mindy and Mr. Tony. They are learning new social [...]

1502, 2019

Student Art Gallery

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Weld County|

At the start of the new semester, we introduced Art as an elective course for both our B.E.S.T. and Academic model classrooms. The students have shown so much creativity and hard work. Three of our teacher assistants volunteered to create a gallery wall to post our students' artwork. [...]

1502, 2019

Nibble Chocolate Factory Tour

By |February 15th, 2019|Categories: Sierra Academy: San Diego|

In February the ACT program went to Nibble Chocolates located in San Diego.  The students were given a tour of the facilities and taught about where cacao beans are sourced from and about Fair Trade Farming.  Nibble Chocolate uses Fair Trade Farms when acquiring their cacao beans which [...]

1402, 2019

Most Loved Private School

By |February 14th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Aurora Day School was voted the Most Loved Private School by Hulafrog! Hulafrog connects parents to local events and businesses in their community as well as to each other. Way to go Aurora Day School!! Visit our website to learn more about [...]

1402, 2019

Bubble Mania

By |February 14th, 2019|Categories: Sierra School: Antioch|

Another fun event at our Sierra - Grant Preschool! Our staff knows just exactly what activities motivate and excite their students. They brought in a special guest to give our students a sensory break with bubbles. Our students (and staff) were enchanted by the life size bubble creations! What a [...]

1402, 2019

Sharing the Love

By |February 14th, 2019|Categories: High Road School of Philadelphia|

High Road shared the love on Valentines Day. Students collected personal care items and sorted and packaged them for the residents of Covenant House of Philadelphia. Added to each bag was a card with words of encouragement written by various students who wanted to show respect and unconditional [...]

1402, 2019

Valentine’s Day Celebrations

By |February 14th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Bloomington|

High Road School of Bloomington celebrated Valentine's Day by exploring the idea of kindness. BEST Elementary had a kindness tree in which they added hearts every time they noticed a random act of kindness from a student or teacher. Academic Elementary wrote kindness letters to their teachers and [...]

1402, 2019

High School 3 Dog Therapy Session

By |February 14th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

This month High School 2 had a visit from Quincy, a Corgi with Gabriel's Angels. Representatives from Gabriel's Angels come to Aurora Day School a couple of times a month to work with our students and provide dog therapy services. This week the students had an opportunity to [...]

1402, 2019

A Furry Friend

By |February 14th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Worcester County|

High Road at Snow Hill Middle made a new furry friend this month! His name is Josiah and he is a two year old yellow Labrador who has been trained as a full assistance dog. Josiah and his handler, Mrs. Wendy Myers, work at The Cricket Center which [...]

1302, 2019

World Kidney Day 2019

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: BEST Academy, Camino Alto, High Road School of Massachusetts, High Road School: Hartford, High Road School: Hartford CT (High School), High Road School: Hartford, CT (Primary/Middle), High Road School: New London (Middle/HS), High Road School: New London (Primary), High Road School: Norwalk, CT, High Road School: Providence, High Road School: Wallingford (Primary/Middle), High Road School: Wallingford, CT (High School)|

On Thursday, March 14th, our school will proudly wear green to support World Kidney Day! Learn more about World Kidney Day on their website today.

1302, 2019

Elementary Classroom Activities

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Elementary has been working hard on social skills through the dog therapy reading program and horse therapy this month! We have been able to grow and learn so much. The students have been working hard learning and getting used to our new SMART board in class. They also [...]

1302, 2019

Origami

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Dorchester County|

Origami, from ori meaning " folding", and kami meaning "paper" is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. In modern usage, the word "origami" is used as an inclusive term for all folding practices, regardless of their culture of origin. Miss Jessica lead [...]

1202, 2019

Computer Repair & Rebuild Course

By |February 12th, 2019|Categories: High Road Academy: Laurel|

As part of the High Road Academy’s Workforce Development partnership with Prince George Community College, our seniors are all participating in the Computer Rebuild Class. The classes are held at PGCC, enabling the students to get off of campus. Each program specifically helps the students learn a valuable [...]

1202, 2019

High Road Field Trip

By |February 12th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

High Road School students who maintained Green Level or above recently participated in a field trip to Red Lobster. For many, this was their first experience with seafood. The crab legs were a bit tricky to figure out but reported to be well worth the effort. In addition [...]

1102, 2019

Student’s Sweet Work

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

For the month of February, our staff thought highlighting the students English work would be a good way to help motivate the students and keep them on track. The “Students Sweet Work” board is a mixture of argument essays, senior papers and persuasive essays that we’ve worked on [...]

1102, 2019

Conquering Tech Ed!

By |February 11th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Worcester County|

Michael is an eighth grader who has grown immensely in his years with us at High Road. He began taking Technology Education at Snow Hill Middle School this year, learning how to build and make simple machines work. The class was given the assignment to create a project [...]

1102, 2019

Construction Project

By |February 11th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

In the month of February, High school 3 is bringing the hammer, nails, gloves and safety glasses as part of the construction transition program at Aurora Day School. Our first project was to dissemble a pallet. Our second project was to put the pallet back together! We started [...]

802, 2019

Special Olympics Brings Home the Gold!

By |February 8th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Our Special Olympic Team showed tremendous resiliency during the annual basketball tournament. The team competed against three other schools and emerged victorious bringing home the GOLD medal for their efforts. During the championship game, the team was faced with the daunting task of coming back, down 6 points [...]

702, 2019

Please Touch Museum Trip

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Cecil County, MD|

The Autism Support Classroom went to visit the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, PA on Tuesday, February 5th. In preparation for the trip, students practiced valuable life skills while planning an outing to Wal Mart to purchase necessary groceries to pack lunches for their field trip. While at [...]

702, 2019

Transitions Activities

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Transitions for January 2019 was another start to a year of giving back to the community with our monthly food distribution here on our Aurora Day School campus. We served a little over 12 thousand pounds of food during our distribution this month. Students also worked in cloudy/ [...]

702, 2019

Phoenix Symphony

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Aurora Day School and our sister campus, Sierra Academy, had the privilege of hearing a performance by representatives of the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra. The string ensemble not only played a variety of pieces, but they also taught the students different parameters of music including tempo, articulation, and dynamics. [...]

702, 2019

January Middle School News

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Middle school has had a busy January! We have participated in horse therapy, a puppet show, and even a presentation from the Phoenix Symphony. The students have worked hard and earned incentives for completing their quarterly iReady diagnostic! What a great start to the new year! [...]

702, 2019

RISE Zoo Field Trip

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Rise has been working hard on academics and daily living skills in the classroom. They were able to enjoy a trip World Wild Life Zoo towards the end of January. The students got to enjoy full of fun with the RISE staff and learning about different animals. [...]

702, 2019

SHINE Working on Vocational Skills

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

The Shine Classroom came into January ready to work on some new vocational skills.  We started an arts lab which is done weekly to create different jewelry items for sale and as gifts for people we love and care about. Every student in the Shine classroom completed their [...]

702, 2019

January Students of the Month

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: Wright City|

High Road School of Wright City was proud to recognize our first Students of the Month for 2019! These students made notable academic and behavioral progress throughout the month and exemplified the characteristics expected of good citizens of our school community. We are so proud of them! [...]

602, 2019

Junior High Social Activity

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

Social skills can be practiced anywhere at any time. During P.E., students are having their much needed social interaction at the same time that they are exercising. Our Jr. High students are playing a game of four square and a game of basketball and working on those much [...]

602, 2019

Exciting Elementary Events

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

January was full of fun and exciting events. The students were able to enjoy a puppet show and a musical show from the Phoenix Symphony. They also enjoyed horse therapy and dog therapy. Our students are becoming more resilient each month through these awesome therapies. Our rotation model [...]

602, 2019

Transitions Food Truck Event

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

In the High School 3 classroom, we gave back to the community this month. With the assistance of one of our partners in the transitions program, St. Mary’s Food Bank, Aurora Day School hosted a monthly food drive for the Peoria community. Students assisted the community by carrying [...]

602, 2019

High School Academics

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Aurora Day School|

In High School 1, in Language Arts, we have been learning about the 2011 Egyptian Revolution that centered on Cairo. We have been analyzing the text, incorporating usage of citing the text, figurative language and making inferences. During Math we have covered word problems of a varying degree [...]

602, 2019

Bubble Time

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Capital Academy|

Students identified which brand of bubble gum made the biggest bubble as apart of an independent investigation step of the scientific method. Visit our website to learn more about Capital Academy

502, 2019

Meet the Team: Francisco Villar

By |February 5th, 2019|Categories: Leeway School|

Francisco Villar, Administrative Director Francisco Villar during a recent college shirt day at Leeway. I enjoy the people with whom I work. Our program provides a stable, safe, and nurturing learning environment for our students. I am proud to be a [...]

502, 2019

Musically Inclined

By |February 5th, 2019|Categories: High Road School: St. Mary's County|

This year, the High Road School program at Margaret Brent Middle School has been filled with many experiences and academic success! As a class, the students are able time out of the High Road classroom and into the music room. Each school year, the students attend one special [...]

502, 2019