Brazilian Ensemble Coming to Highland
Get ready to dance in the aisles as Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO), brings Paulo Padilha and Group to the area for a weeklong residency, as well as a community concert at 8 p.m. on February 21 at Highland High School. Highly acclaimed as a musician and clever lyricist, Padilha’s songs range from the mischievously humorous – taking the mother-in-law as muse – to the philosophical. With everything from samba to pop, Paulo Padilha and Group spectacularly capture the swing and rhythm of urban Brazil. Advanced tickets for $10 are available online at www.ormaco.org, by calling 330-722-2541 or at all Medina County Buehler’s stores. Tickets will be available at the door for $12. The Galaxy Restaurant in Wadsworth will offer a special Brazilian pre-concert dinner on February 21. Reservations are required by calling the Galaxy direct at 330-334-3663.
Night to Showcase Speech & Debate Team
You are invited to attend the Highland Speech & Debate Team Community Night at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 29 at Highland High School, 4150 Ridge Road, Medina. The team, which is among the top 5% of teams in the nation, will celebrate another successful season and offer visitors a glimpse of the team in action as they host a mock tournament. There will be drama, humor, critical thinking, debates and other performance events. Light refreshments will be served. This hour of exhibition will be followed by the team's awards ceremony in the auditorium.
Kindergarten Registration is 3/19
If you have a child who will begin kindergarten this coming August, parents should mark their calendars for Thursday, March 19 for Kindergarten Registration. Registration will be held at each elementary school from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1-4 p.m. Highland’s program consists of an all-day, every day model. In order to register, a child must be 5 years old by September 30, 2015. The following items are needed at the time of registration: personal identification with a picture I.D., proof of residency, the child’s original birth certificate or passport, child’s complete immunization records, and certified custody papers (if applicable). Registration forms are available online, at registration or may be picked up any elementary school office. Bringing completed forms to registration will expedite the process.
Highland Spaghetti Dinner is 2/19
The 5th Annual Highland Pride Spaghetti Dinner is set for 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 19, 2015 in the Highland High Cafeteria. Stop by and help support our schools! Enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner prepared by members of the Highland Pride Committee. Dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, fresh roll and beverage. Sauce donated by SantoSuossos. Take-out orders available beginning at 4:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door or at the Highland Board of Education Office. Cost is $8 per person. Children 5 and under eat for free. After dinner stay to enjoy the Highland High School Orchestra Concert at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. A great night for the entire family! For more information, please contact Dawn Marzano at 330-239-1901, ext. 1261.
New Community Education Classes for Winter/Spring
Highland Community Education has several exciting classes coming in 2015! We will be offering brand new dance and cheer classes for your children on Saturday morning. Enroll in our returning adult classes for your iPhone, iPad, Droid Smartphone, and your tablet or expand your taste buds by enrolling in our Indian Cuisine seminars. Adults can also sign up for our exciting Guitar class, CPR, Photography, Massage, Yoga, Power of Positive Thinking or Reiki. Returning classes for students on Saturday include Babysitting, Cooking, Guitar, and Tae Kwon Do. Our very popular Bricks 4 Kidz and Mindstorm Robotics will again be offered after school at all three elementary buildings along with Drama Club for 2015, Young Rembrandts Art, and Madscience. A new brochure with information for classes being held from January through May is available here: Highland Community Ed 2015. Classes are not restricted to Highland residents. For questions, enrollment or more information – call Highland Community Education Director, Mary Fran Kudla, at 330-239-1901, ext. 4245.