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Did you know that PowerSchool has our Daily Announcements? When you open PowerSchool via the Portal on our web page, click on "School Bulletin." You will be able to read all the announcements pertaining to HMS activities. This page is updated daily. From the school web page: Portal -> Grade Book -> Student/Parent Gradebook Portal -> log in -> School Bulletin

Get Your New Spirit Wear!
It's a new school year, which means it's time to get your Spirit Wear! The new Spirit Wear Order Form is available below. Orders must be submitted to the High School Athletic Office or Middle School Office by the end of the day on Friday, August 29. Orders will be distributed on Friday, September 19. Any questions, please contact Helen Grayson at .  Spiritwear 2014-15 Order Form

HMS Cheerleading Clinics
For any 7th or 8th grade girl interested in Middle School Cheerleading, please plan to attend the Cheerleading Clinics on the following dates:

Thursday, August 21     Tuesday, August 26    Wednesday, August 27    Thursday, August 28

The clinics will be held at the middle school from 2:30-4 p.m. Attendance at all clinics is required. Students MUST have a current physical (completed within a calendar year) in order to try-out. Physical form is linked on the Highland Web page. Squads will be announced at the end of clinics. Contact coach Mrs. Laura Yax with any questions at .

HMS Picture Orders

Girls On Track Coming to HMS
GOT is a life-changing, non-profit program for girls in 6th through 8th grade. Our mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

The 20-lesson Girls on Track curriculum combines training for a 5K (3.1 miles) running event with lessons that inspire girls to become independent thinkers, enhance their problem solving skills and make healthy decisions. All of this is accomplished through an active collaboration with girls and their parents, schools, volunteers, staff, and the community.

We will be meeting right after school M/W or T/Th in small teams of 8-15 girls, we teach life skills through dynamic, conversation-based lessons and running games. 

REGISTRATION: To ensure that all girls have equal opportunity to participate in Girls on Track, we are implementing a registration lottery for Fall 2014. Registration will open August 21 at 9:30 a.m. All registrations will be entered into a lottery for the site of their choosing. On August 28, registration will close at noon for all sites that have exceeded capacity (15 girls). GOTRGS will then conduct a random lottery to determine each team’s roster. Registration will then remain open for any teams that have not reached capacity. For more information, please visit the website: www.gotrgreatersummit.org

Fall season begins September 15. Fall GOTR 5k is November 16.

We are in need of 3 more coaches! If interested, please call Erin Hill at 330-304-4400. 

Drop-Off / Pick-Up Procedure
All drivers must drop-off or pick-up students in the back (west) of the building between 6:50–7:25 a.m. and 2–2:45 p.m. This is to ensure everyone's safety. Cars are to use the entrance from Wilbur Road only. Buses use the entrance on Rt. 94. We recognize that the morning can be congested. Dropping off by 7 a.m. will help to alleviate that congestion. The building is open and students can go to the gym to sit or to cafeteria and eat. Driver cooperation is appreciated.

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Social internet networking sites are an effective method to communicate and exchange information. Highland Schools employs Twitter and Facebook accounts as another media outlet for our community. However, there have been times that school personnel and/or law enforcement agencies are made aware of derogatory, vulgar and profane comments posted on student Facebook pages, or similar social networking sites. If your student has an account, insist on monitoring the postings and pages closely. As parent, you should have all login and password information for your children's accounts.

Phone extensions:
Mr. Rob Henry, Principal - x1200
Mr. Christopher Roberts, Assistant Prinicpal - x1202
Mr. Rob Gilbert, Counselor - x1206
Mrs. Phyllis Kulbis, Secretary - x1201
Mrs. Jan Novosielski, Office Aide - x1204
Attendance Line - x1511
Main Line - (330) 239-1901

Highland Middle School, 3880 Ridge Rd, Medina, OH 44256