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HHS Schedule Pick-Up is 8/16

On Thursday, August 16, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Highland High School will be open for families and students to pick up their 2018-19 schedule, as well as the spring testing reports. Students will also receive an updated student ID on that day and their theme t-shirts for this school year to be worn on Friday, August 24. Final Forms must be completed/updated before any materials are released, so please have all information in Final Forms completed before then.

  • Last name A-L: Materials available in the lower level lobby from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Last name M-Z: Materials available in the upper level lobby from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Students who are unable to attend on this date will receive their schedules on the first day of school in their first period class, which will be posted on the office window. Testing reports may then be picked up during Open House from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 23. Following Open House, we will mail any remaining testing reports to the student’s home.   

2018-19 High School Parking Passes

Parking passes for the 2018-2019 school year will be sold through the high school office. They will be sold from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on August 16 during schedule pickup, as well as the first two weeks of school during lunch times.  Please click the link below, print and complete the application, and bring it when you come to purchase your parking pass. Parking Permit Application 

Important Back To School Info

FIRST DAY: August 22 (Grades 1-9) / August 23 (Kindergarteners, ALL HHS students) 

FINALFORMS: School offices open August 9. All students/parents need to log in to make sure all information is current, as well as to complete any new forms listed. It is extremely important that all information is current and on record at the District and building level. If you are new to the District, please register an account and follow the steps outlined. https://highlandmedina-oh.finalforms.com/All forms should be updated by August 24.

BUS INFORMATION: The Transportation Department will NOT mail postcards this year detailing your child’s bus number, pick-up location and time. Beginning August 10, all bus information can be found in PowerSchool. Sign in to your account, then go to Transportation/Bus Information on the left side. Questions should be directed to the Transportation Office at 330-239-1901, ext 1219, or via email at transportation@highlandschools.org.

2018-19 District Calendar / 2017-18 Annual Report Publication

The 2018-19 District Calendar, featuring the 2017-18 Annual Report, is being mailed to all families who attend the Highland Schools. The publication is also available on the Highland website: CLICK HERE. Extra copies will be available at the Board of Education Office or any school building after August 9.

Taylor Headrick is National Champion

Taylor HeadrickCONGRATULATIONS to Taylor Headrick, senior at Highland High School and member of the Speech & Debate Team, who was crowned National Champion in the category of Humorous Interpretation at the 2018 National Speech and Debate Tournament. The event was held June 17-22 in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Taylor competed against the top 246 in the nation in her category, advanced to the final six, and then emerged as the winner. Actually, shewon by over 30 points to her nearest competitor! She received the Bruno E. Jacobs Award for winning the final round, in addition to $3,750 in scholarship money.

Board Approves Land Purchase for New Hinckley, Sharon Elementary Schools

The Highland Board of Education approved the purchase of two land parcels at the June 25 regular meeting -- one for the new Hinckley Elementary School and the other for the new Sharon Elementary School. Both properties are located on Ridge Road.

The board approved spending $800,000 for the vacant Hinckley property (21.7 acres), located approximately one-half mile north of Route 303; and $645,519 for the Sharon property (48 acres), located approximately one mile south of Sharon Circle (the former Western Reserve Golf Course).