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Home Opener this Friday!

Let's cheer on our Highland Hornets as they open their 2017-18 season vs. the Brunswick Blue Devils this Friday, August 25 at Highland Stadium's North Gateway Tire Field! Game time is 7 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

This Friday is also Youth Night, which means that Highland Youth Athlete will be admitted to the game FREE of charge if wearing their game jersey, youth camp t-shirt or cheer uniform. All youth sports are included ~ football, soccer, cross country, volleyball. cheer, tennis, golf, etc. Youth athletes will only be admitted with a paying adult. Parents are expected to supervise their children.

Highland Alumni Art Show

The Highland Alumni Art Show will be held at the Highland Branch of the Medina County Library from August 19-26. Alumni, there is still time to enter your art in the show! Drop off your art from 1-4 p.m. on August 18-19. An Opening Reception is planned for 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 19. Following the show, alumni are invited to stop by Johnny Malloy's in Medina beginning at 6 p.m. to enjoy some social time together! All classes are welcome!

Important Information on Bussing for 1st Day of School

Postcards regarding school bus route information, including pick-up time and bus number have been mailed. Please be aware that bus transportation on the first day of school for Highland Middle School students and Highland freshman may be running EARLY since only grades 1-9 will attend classes on August 23. Please have your student at the scheduled bus stop approximately 15 minutes early on this day. Buses will most likely be running as scheduled on August 24, which is the full first day for ALL students in grades K-12. If you have any questions, please email the Transportation Department at transportation@highlandschools.org.

Back-To-School Info for Elementary Students

Open House: Elementary school Open House will be Monday, August 21 from 7-8:30 p.m. Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet their teachers and see their new classrooms before school begins.

Kindergarten Orientation: Students attending kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year will have their own orientation on the first day of school, August 23. Students with a last name beginning with A-L will report, with a parent, from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Students with a last name beginning with M-Z will report, with a parent, from 1:30-2:45 p.m. PLEASE NOTE: Kindergarten students DO NOT attend the new to district student orientation set for August 15. 



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.