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Try-outs for MS/HS Boys Golf

The Highland Boys Middle School Golf Team will begin try-outs starting at 9 a.m. (please arrive by 8:30 a.m.) on Monday, July 31st at Skyland Golf Course on Route 303. Try-outs will consist of 9 holes of golf, so please plan on picking your child up by 11:30 a.m. at the golf course. This opportunity is for all middle school boys entering the 7th or 8th grades for the 2017-18 school year.  There will be three days of try-outs all starting at 9 a.m. In an effort to ensure enough tee times, please RSVP to Coach Andrew Dutt at adutt@highlandschools.org if interested.  

Try-outs for Highland High School boys will be held at Pine Hills Golf Course on West 130th Street. Try-outs begin at 6:50 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1. All Interested players should plan to be at the course no later than 6:30 a.m.  Try-outs will also be held on August 2 and August 3 at Pine Hills.

Questions? Please reach out to Coach Dutt at adutt@highlandschools.org.  

Tickets and Season Passes for Football Games

Highland Club – Reserved seating for football games through fall of 2019. Seat assignments remain the same. No action required by pass holders.

Booster Gold Club Pass – $250. Up to 6 family passes (general admission) for all home contests, excluding playoff or tournament games. Current Booster Gold Club members can renew their passes for 2017-18 as well (keep pass from last year). Download Booster Membership form at www.highlandhornets.net, “Boosters”

Football Reserved Seat Pass - $100.  Current Reserved Seat Holders will be able to renew their seats on-line via Ticket Tracker from July 17-31. https://www.ticketracker.com/customer/login?renewal=y

  • Unsold Reserved Seats will be available to purchase on-line via Ticket Tracker from Aug. 1–9.  $100/seat.
  • Unsold seats will be tagged for sale on Aug. 11 and Aug. 17 during home football scrimmages. $100/seat

Student Passes  for HS students can be purchased in the Athletic Office beginning Aug. 14. $50. Good for all home contests, excluding playoff or tournament game

Back-To-School Info for Elementary Students

New Student Orientation: New student orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 15 at 9:30 a.m. for students in grades 1-5. This orientation is specifically for families who have moved to the district and will have a student attending Granger, Hinckley or Sharon elementary for the first time. Kindergarten students have their own orientation on the first day of school. We look forward to meeting and welcoming our new families! 

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. 

Public Notice

Notice is given under Ohio Revised Code Section 3309.345 that Mary Fran Kudla is retiring under the School Employees Retirement System and seeking employment with the Highland Local School District Board of Education thereafter as Community Education Director, a position she held prior to retirement. A public meeting on the issue of reemploying Mrs. Kudla will occur at 7 p.m. on August 21, 2017 at the Highland High School Media Center.



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.