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Current News

30th Annual BIONIC Night is March 2

The 30th Annual HMS BIONIC Night is set for March 2 and is intended to tell our HMS students "Believe it or not, I care!" with programming that focuses on drug use prevention, healthy lifestyle choices and safety. It's also a great chance for your student to make memories with their fellow classmates.

The evening is split into two parts: Part 1 is a teacher-lead rotation through guest speakers focusing on healthy lifestyle choices and Part 2 is an open carnival and dance. Simultaneous to Part 2 will be a parent session focusing on drug trends and parenting teens under stress. This special session will take place from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. in the HMS Media Center.

How Parents Can Help:

  • Encourage your child to attend. Registration has been extended through Tuesday, Febraury 20. The registration form is available HERE.
  • Sign up to donate food or money towards food. See form HERE.
Scene 75 Night

The HMS PTO is holding a mini-FUNraiser at Scene 75 in Brunswick on Wednesday, February 21 from 5-8 p.m. For a $25 ticket, participants will receive 2 attractions of their choice, as well as a $20 arcade card to Scene 75 (up to a $40 value). These attractions include go-karts, laser tag, inflatables, virtual reality, blacklight mini golf and more! For every guest who purchases the package, Scene 75 will donate an additional $6 back to the cause. All proceeds earned will help support the Highland Middle School PTO's effort to raise funds! Students, family and friends of all ages are welcome to attend. But, you must use the link below to get this exclusive pricing. Thanks for your support. Let's go have some fun!  https://www.scene75.com/ highland-pto-fundraiser/

Winter/Spring Community Education Classes

Highland Community Education courses for Winter/Spring include several new and fun options! Enroll now in our exciting classes for students and adults including an Engineering Club for students in grades K-5, Middle School Yoga for Boys and Girls, Party'N with Plants, Bee Keeping, Beginning Spanish, Beginning Guitar, Photography, Zumba, Retirement Planning, Smoking Cessation, Weight Loss Control, Toxic Awareness and more. Saturday morning classes include the Fundamentals of Cooking, Babysitting, Princess Training and MMA Fitness Boot Camp and others. Register today! Questions? Please email Mary Fran Kudla at mkudla@highlandschools.org or call 330-239-1901, ext. 5503. Class Brochure

Winter Weather & When It's Necessary to Close School

We understand that the decision to open or close schools, offer a two-hour delayed start, or resort to an early release in bad weather has an enormous effect on all of our families. The following information may help you to better understand the process we use when making these types of decisions, which are based upon a careful analysis of all relevant factors, such as:

  • Information on road conditions from transportation staff, local law enforcement and road crews (as warranted); we must give careful consideration to the most dangerous roads in the District; they can be treacherous, even if your road or street looks clear.

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