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Student-Athlete Physicals

Highland Athletic Department is again coordinating athletic physicals for students. Doctors from Sharon Family Physicians and University Hospitals will be providing yearly sports physicals on Friday, May 26, 2017. Physicals will be conducted from 12-4 p.m. at Highland High School. The cost is $20. Middle school students will be able to ride their bus to the high school for their scheduled physical (if after school). Parents will need to pick up their student from the high school. Students may arrive anytime during their scheduled hour. You do not need to arrive at the top of the hour. For full details and to sign up, click here: http://www.signupgenius.com/ go/20f0a48adad2ea1f94-yearly1.

2017 Highland Pride Award Nominees Announced

Eleven individuals have been nominated for the 2017 Highland Pride Award. Each school year, the Highland Board of Education recognizes two individuals whose work for the schools exemplifies an extraordinary spirit of pride. Highland Pride Awards will be presented to one District employee and one member of the community. Winners will be honored at the May 15 Board of Education meeting to be held in the high school media center. A reception will follow. Please congratulate the following nominees:

Community Members:

  • Marie Baker, Montville Township
  • Sharon Centner, Sharon Township
  • Layne Hadden, Hinckley Township
  • Todd Hill, Sharon Township
  • Suzy Marquis, Hinckley Township

Highland Employees:

  • Suzette Burtoft, Teacher, Highland High School
  • Tanya Dolata, Teacher, Highland High School
  • Andy Gopp, Teacher, Highland Middle School
  • Dennis Halenar, Bus Driver, Highland Schools
  • Maria Melchiorre, Special Ed Aide, Highland Middle School
  • Janice Novosielski, Office Aide, Highland Middle School
Highland 5K in May

“The Highland High School 5K In May” is set for Saturday, May 13. Race time is 9 a.m. This event will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Northeast Ohio. The course will run around the campus of the Highland Athletic Stadium, High School and Granger Elementary. This course will include pavement, grass and gravel. The course will end on the football field. Please, no spikes. Awards will be given to the top 3 overall finishers and the top in each the top 3 in each age group. Age groups: 8th grade and under, Grade 9, 10, 11, 12, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. Pre-registration is $10 and race day registration is $15. 5K Registration

2nd Annual Hornet Dash is Set for June 3

The Highland Foundation's Alumni Committee is excited to announce its 2nd Annual Hornet Dash, Saturday, June 3. This year's race will be chip-timed. The student 5K rate is just $5 and adults are $15. Each racer gets a commemorative t-shirt. The kid's fun run around the track is free. Register today! https://register.chronotrack.com/r/29332



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.