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Band 'Tag Day' this Saturday!

The Pride of Highland Marching Band will hold their annual TAG DAY fundraiser on Saturday, September 23. Band members will be in uniform, soliciting donations from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. throughout the Highland community. All donations go towards instruments and new band uniforms, which are fully funded by the Band Booster organization and cost over $600 each. If you will not be home and would like to donate, you can make an online donation at http://www.highlandschools.org/Content/32. Thank you for your support of The Pride of Highland Marching Band!

Join the Foundation for 'Wild West Night Out'

All Highland parents, alumni and community friends are WANTED for a Wild West Night Out! The Highland Foundation for Educational Excellence is hosting a friend-raising party from 6-10 p.m. on Thursday, October 12 at The Lodge at Allardale. Bring your own beverages and join us for a fun evening with DJ and food by Dickey's Barbecue Pit, as we apprehend some known Highland community do-gooders including: Deputy Sharon Centner, middle school social studies teacher Charles Franchetti, high school principal Carrie Knapp, school board member Chris Wolny and County Auditor Mike Kovack. You will have the opportunity to contribute to their bail fund or keep them incarcerated. $20 admission cost or like-valued, in-kind donation for use at our upcoming Great Gifts Dinner Auction, A Vintage Soirée.  RSVP/INVITATION

3 Named Merit Semifinalists

¬†Pictured from left are Clara Vorndran, Ben Lewton and Larkin ClelandHighland High School is proud to announce that it has three National Merit Semifinalists for 2018. Congratulations to Highland seniors Larkin Cleland, son of Kent Cleland and Karen Widder of Montville Township;  Ben Lewton, son of Benny and Elizabeth Antognoli of Granger Township; and Clara Vorndran, daughter of Susan and Jerry Vorndran of Wadsworth Township. These academically talented high school seniors have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million. Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalists level of the competition. To be considered for a National Merit® Scholarship, Semifinalists must advance to Finalist standing in the competition by meeting high academic standards and all other requirements explained in the information provided to each Semifinalist. Finalists will be named in the Spring of 2018.

Highland High Alumni Weekend is October 6-7

You are cordially invited to join in on the festivities for the 2017 Highland Alumni Weekend, set for Friday and Saturday, October 6-7. Don't miss the First Annual Highland Hall of Fame Installation on Friday, the Highland Homecoming Game and after-game gathering at On Tap in Medina. Then, on Saturday, join us for the First Annual Alumni Golf Outing! The events are being sponsored by the Highland Alumni Association, in partnership with The Highland Foundation. See flyer for full details. Alumni Weekend

Highland Foundation Dinner Auction is 11/4

The Highland Foundation cordially invites you to attend the 13th Annual Great Gifts Dinner event on November 4 at Weymouth Country Club. At 6 p.m. guests will enjoy a cocktail reception; dinner at 7 p.m.; and live/silent auctions and dancing from 8-11 p.m. Cost is $100 per person. This year’s theme is A Vintage Soriee…Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future. Online ticket registration is now open at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?llr=xvflqiqab&oeidk=a07ee50yvs61da84b88. A get-a-way to nearby Historic Ohio City is the main raffle prize. The grand pize drawing includes a visit to Ohio City, 1920's style! Stop at the Velvet Tango Room speakeasy for drinks and apps; enjoy dinner for 2 at Crop located in the historic banking district; and a 1-night stay and 3-course breakfast at the J. Palen House B&B. The winner will be drawn at the event (winner need not be present). All proceeds benefit the Highland Foundation and its mission to enhance, enrich and supplement learning opportunities for our students, staff and community. Visit www.highlandfoundation.org to purchase your tickets, to learn about sponsorship opportunities or for more information.

Highland Athletic Tickets & Parking Procedures

General ticket sales are $6 for adults; $4 for students 12 and under and for senior citizens (62 and over); children 5 and under are admitted free. Reserved seats are $15. Purchase tickets in advance to avoid the lines! https://www.ticketracker.com/store/events/1548

Shuttle buses will transfer fans to the stadium before/after the game. 

To increase safety and traffic flow patterns, we have made some changes to parking and drop-off / pick-up procedures.

  • The upper lot at the High School is reserved for handicapped parking and those with 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.
  • 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 / pick up their children. No drop-off / pick up will be permitted in the upper lot of the High School.
  • Carpooling is recommended
  • Shuttle buses will transfer fans to the stadium before/after the game. 

Tailgating is permitted; however, no alcohol, tobacco (including vaporizers) or weapons are allowed on school property. Violators will be handled by law enforcement. Tailgating must be done around the vehicle so no extra spots are taken up. Gas grills only. Open flames are not permitted. Please place all trash in receptacles.

All fans must have a ticket or purchased pass to enter the stadium. Re-entry is not permitted. High school and middle school students are encouraged to sit in the student section of the bleachers; elementary students must sit with an adult in the stands.

Fall Classes Offered Through HCE

Phone Number Correction: Please use extension 5503 for Community Education 
Highland Community Education courses for Fall 2017 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 Girls Yoga, Party'N with Plants, How to Read Music for Guitar, Bee Keeping, Therapeutic Massage, Meditation, Toxic Awareness and more. Saturday morning classes include the Fundamentals of Cooking, Babysitting, Princess Training and MMA Fitness Boot Camp. Register today! Questions? Please email Mary Fran Kudla at mkudla@highlandschools.org. FALL COURSE CATALOG