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New Basketball Coach to Talk 'Vision'
Highland High School students and parents involved with the boys varsity basketball program are invited to attend an informational meeting with the newly appointed head coach, Adam Cestaro, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24 at the high school. Parents and athletes will have the opportunity to talk with Coach Cestaro and hear about his vision for the program. 

6 Qualify for National Merit Scholarship Program
Congratulations to six Highland High School seniors who have met the requirements and qualified to enter the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Karis Courey, Jacob Lewton, Molly O’Donnell, Carissa Temerson, James Wagner and Joseph Wiencek are among the 50,000 highest scoring participants who will be recognized in the fall. In total, over 1.5 million entered the program. O
f the 50,000 high scorers nationwide, about 16,000 will be named National Merit Program Semi-finalists, representing the top scorers in each state, and approximately 34,000 others will be commended for their performance on the PSAT/NMSQT. Semi-finalists and commended students will learn of their standing in September. Semi-finalists will then have the opportunity to continue in the competition for about 8,000 National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2016. Good luck!

HHS Ranked Among Top Schools

Highland High School has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best high schools in Ohio and a top high school in the nation for 2015 through their annual Best High School Rankings, which were released on May 12. Highland High School has earned a Silver Medal and an impressive ranking of 46th in Ohio out of 881 high schools and 1,140th out of 21,000 high schools in the nation. The Best High Schools rankings, which are available online only, are produced in conjunction with the American Institutes for Research, one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. U.S. News has published detailed information on more than 21,000 public high schools, including school-specific data on enrollment, ethnicity, location, school type and results of state assessment proficiency tests and Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate tests. Using some of these data and a comprehensive methodology, the schools were given a College Readiness Index score, with the top-scoring 6,517 schools receiving a gold, silver or bronze medal and - in the case of gold and silver schools - a numerical ranking. Of the numerous Ohio schools ranked in 2015 among the U.S. News Best High Schools, 19 were awarded gold medals, 138 earned silver medals and 260 received bronze medals. For more information, please visit: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools

HHS College Readiness Highest in Past 5 Years
The College Readiness letter for Highland High School was released on August 20. The report reflects the achievement of Highland graduates on the ACT over time and an indication of the extent to which they are prepared for college-level work.  This report also summarizes the Five-Year trends for our average ACT scores.  The 2014 results are the highest in the last five years in each of the six categories:  Total Tested, English, Math, Reading, Science, Composition, and Composite. In fact, beginning with the graduating Class of 2012, our students have trended upward each year in each category.  HHS College Readiness Letter 2014 


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