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Pictured in front from left are Addie Wisniewski, Hanna Kunzler, Makayla Grecenuk and Kaylie Kenne. In back are Kelsey Heichel, Grace Fischer and Sadie Nayman. 2019 One District One Book Program Lizz Maxwell, Director of GiGi’s Playhouse, Visits Granger Elementary HHS National Merit Finalists Taiko Residency at Sharon Elementary Retro Bill Visits Highland Middle School Photo by Nancy Gatsios
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5 Advance to National Merit Finalist Standing

National Merit FinalistsHighland High School is proud to announce that it has five National Merit Finalists for the 2018-19 school year. Congratulations to Highland seniors Abdullah Ali, son of Dr. Mir and Farzana Ali of Granger Township; Margaret Knyszek, daughter of Robert and Teresa Knyszek of Hinckley Township; Quade Mainzer, son of Doug and Julie Mainzer of Hinckley Township; Lorelyn Nolte, daughter of Dean and Jennifer Nolte of Sharon Township; and Christopher Sollenberger, son of Mark and Angie Sollenberger of Granger Township. They now have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million. Scholarship winners will be announced in the Spring of 2019. Pictured from left are Margaret Knyszek, Quade Mainzer, Abdullah Ali, Christopher Sollenberger and Lorelyn Nolte.

Substitute Bus Drivers Needed

Highland Local School District is accepting applications for substitute bus drivers. This is NOT a full-time position (only 4-5 hours per day). School bus endorsed CDL will be required; District will train drivers. Hourly rate is $16.50. Please call 330-239-1901, ext. 1219 if interested.

Nominations Accepted for 2019 Highland Pride Award

Do you know someone who is bursting with Highland Pride? Do you know an employee or community member who spends his or her spare time volunteering in the Highland School District? Do you know someone who does a lot for Highland students, but never asks for anything in return? Nominate that individual for the 2019 Highland Pride Award!

2019 Community Education Courses

Highland Community Education courses for Winter/Spring include several new and fun options! Students in grades K-5 can enroll in exciting classes featuring an Engineering Club, Mad Science and World of Design by Crayola. Also new this season is Live, Love & Create Craft Club for students in grades 3-5, The Money Game for ages 10+ and don't forget about the ever-popular Hummingbirds Soccer and Young Rembrandt's Art courses. Students can also try their hand at Babysitting, Dining Etiquette, Fun-Damentals of Cooking and a new instructional basketball program. Adult classes are offered in Beekeeping, Beginning Guitar, Retirement Planning, Smoking Cessation, Weight Loss Control, Toxic Awareness and more. New this year is a Cyber Security Seminar. Register today! Questions? Please email Mary Fran Kudla at mkudla@highlandschools.org or call 330-239-1901, ext. 5503. Download Brochure

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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.