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3 Named Merit Semifinalists

¬†Pictured from left are Clara Vorndran, Ben Lewton and Larkin ClelandHighland High School is proud to announce that it has three National Merit Semifinalists for 2018. Congratulations to Highland seniors Larkin Cleland, son of Kent Cleland and Karen Widder of Montville Township;  Ben Lewton, son of Benny and Elizabeth Antognoli of Granger Township; and Clara Vorndran, daughter of Susan and Jerry Vorndran of Wadsworth Township. These academically talented high school seniors have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million. Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalists level of the competition. To be considered for a National Merit® Scholarship, Semifinalists must advance to Finalist standing in the competition by meeting high academic standards and all other requirements explained in the information provided to each Semifinalist. Finalists will be named in the Spring of 2018.

Band 'Tag Day' this Saturday!

The Pride of Highland Marching Band will hold their annual TAG DAY fundraiser on Saturday, September 23. Band members will be in uniform, soliciting donations from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. throughout the Highland community. All donations go towards instruments and new band uniforms, which are fully funded by the Band Booster organization and cost over $600 each. If you will not be home and would like to donate, you can make an online donation at http://www.highlandschools.org/Content/32. Thank you for your support of The Pride of Highland Marching Band!

Highland High Alumni Weekend is October 6-7

You are cordially invited to join in on the festivities for the 2017 Highland Alumni Weekend, set for Friday and Saturday, October 6-7. Don't miss the First Annual Highland Hall of Fame Installation on Friday, the Highland Homecoming Game and after-game gathering at On Tap in Medina. Then, on Saturday, join us for the First Annual Alumni Golf Outing! The events are being sponsored by the Highland Alumni Association, in partnership with The Highland Foundation. See flyer for full details. Alumni Weekend

Highland Foundation Dinner Auction is 11/4

The Highland Foundation cordially invites you to attend the 13th Annual Great Gifts Dinner event on November 4 at Weymouth Country Club. At 6 p.m. guests will enjoy a cocktail reception; dinner at 7 p.m.; and live/silent auctions and dancing from 8-11 p.m. Cost is $100 per person. This year’s theme is A Vintage Soriee…Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future. Online ticket registration is now open at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?llr=xvflqiqab&oeidk=a07ee50yvs61da84b88. A get-a-way to nearby Historic Ohio City is the main raffle prize. The grand pize drawing includes a visit to Ohio City, 1920's style! Stop at the Velvet Tango Room speakeasy for drinks and apps; enjoy dinner for 2 at Crop located in the historic banking district; and a 1-night stay and 3-course breakfast at the J. Palen House B&B. The winner will be drawn at the event (winner need not be present). All proceeds benefit the Highland Foundation and its mission to enhance, enrich and supplement learning opportunities for our students, staff and community. Visit www.highlandfoundation.org to purchase your tickets, to learn about sponsorship opportunities or for more information.

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The Highland Local School District is committed to the highest academic and behavioral expectations. Our mission is to guarantee that each learner reaches his/her potential, by providing, in partnership with the community, a quality, progressive, educational program in a safe and dynamic life-long learning environment.