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National Red Ribbon Week

Monday, October 22, begins the national celebration of "Red Ribbon Week." All Highland students will be participating in the week-long celebration with age-appropriate activities and daily themes and messages that reinforce a bully-free and drug-free environment. Red Ribbon Week is also about making good choices, kindness to others and believing in ourselves. Each student will receive a red ribbon, which symbolizes their commitment to live a positive and healthy lifestyle by being drug free and bully free. Please remember to talk with your student about the importance of National Red Ribbon Week! 

Join The Highland Foundation for "AN EVENING OF FIRE & ICE"

The Highland Foundation cordially invites you to attend its 14th Annual Great Gifts Dinner from 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Weymouth Country Club. This year’s theme is “An Evening of Fire & Ice…Igniting Educational Excellence.” Online ticket registration is now open at www.highlandfoundation.org. Cost is $100 per person ($75 for Highland staff members). Cash bar available. Guests will also enjoy dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions with spectacular gifts, as well as a dessert auction featuring many talented local bakers and pastry chefs. All proceeds benefit The Foundation and its mission to enhance, enrich and supplement learning opportunities for Highland students, staff and community. 

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Please download the SPONSOR FORM for more information and available options. Thank you for your support! REGISTER TODAY!

Music of Leonard Bernstein to be Featured on 10/27

Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) opens its 2018-19 World Tour of Music Concert Series with The Music of Leonard Bernstein: The Best of All Possible Worlds at 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 27 at Highland High School Auditorium, 4150 Ridge Road. This concert will celebrate one of America’s great musical legends, Leonard Bernstein on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Composer, conductor, scholar, activist, Bernstein was truly a citizen of the world.

2018 Fall Classes Offered Through HCE

Highland Community Education courses for Fall 2018 include several new and fun options! Enroll now in our exciting classes including MMA Fun-Fitness Boot Camp, Family Fairy Garden, Children's Dining Etiquette and Manners, Guitar Song Writing, Beekeeping 101, Therapeutic Massage, Smoking Cessation, Introduction to Voiceover and more. Students can choose from our after-school classes such as Yoga, Mad Science, Engineering Club and Young Rembrandts. Course brochure will be mailed to homes during the first week of September. Register today! Questions? Call Mary Fran Kudla at 330-239-1901, ext. 5503. 
Fall Course Catalog

Highland High School is Ranked Among BEST!

US News LogoHighland High School is ranked among the top 50 schools in the state by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News evaluated more than 20,500 public high schools nationwide. 

In Ohio, Highland ranked an impressive 43, earning a Silver Medal!  

Purchase Home Football Tickets Online

Fans can purchase Reserved Seats and General Admission tickets for individual home football games at Ticketracker.com. Go to: https://www.ticketracker.com/store/events/1548. Select the game you want to attend, and the tickets you want to purchase. General Admission tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for students 12 and under. Children 5 and under are admitted free. Reserved Seats are $15. Print the ticket at home, bring it to the game and avoid the lines! Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for general ticket sales. Cost is the same as stated above. 

Public Meeting Notice

Notice is given under Ohio Revised Code Section 3309.345 that Diane Kocab and Derrel Larsen, who have retired under the School Employees Retirement System, are seeking employment with the Highland Local School District Board of Education as bus drivers, positions which they held prior to retirement. A public meeting on the issue of reemploying Mrs. Kocab and Mr. Larsen will occur at 7 p.m. on November 19, 2018 at the Highland High School Media Center.

Game Day Parking Procedures/Considerations

In an effort to increase safety and traffic flow patterns at home football games, please be aware of the following parking and drop-off/pick-up procedures.

  • The upper lot at the High School will be used for handicapped parking and those with football parking passes displayed on their dash or rear-view mirror. All other cars will be parked at the South Lot (south of the HS), North Lot (north of the HS), Middle School or Granger Elementary. Lot attendants and law enforcement will direct traffic.
  • Parents who are dropping off their children (Middle School students and older, please), are to use either the North or the South Lot to drop off and pick up their children. No drop-off / pick up will be permitted in the upper lot of the High School.
  • Carpooling is recommended! SEE MAP