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Important Back to School Dates

We are excited for the start of the 2019-20 academic year! Please note the following back-to-school dates and information.

  • Tuesday, August 13: 
    • New Elementary Student Orientation, 9:30 a.m., Grades 1-5
  • Wednesday, August 15: Teachers return.
    • HMS Supply Sale & Registration Day, 12-7 p.m.
    • New-to-the-District Middle School Student Orientation, 6 p.m. (HMS)
    • High School Schedule Pick-up, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Monday, August 19: 
    • Elementary Open House, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 20: First day for students in grades 1-9.
    • Kindergarten Orientation (see details below)
    • Freshman Orientation (Grades 10-12 do not report due to Freshman Orientation) 
  • Wednesday, August 21: First day for kindergarten students and grades 10-12.
    • *This is the second day of school for all other students 
    • Preschool Parent Orientation
Kindergarten Orientation

Kindergarten Orientation is set for Tuesday, August 20.

  • Orientation for students with last names beginning with A-L will be from 9:30-10:45 a.m. 
  • Orientation for students with last names beginning with M-Z will be from 1:30-2:45 p.m.

Parents and their child should plan on attending this orientation. These sessions provide valuable information concerning your child’s program and will be presented by the kindergarten teachers. Following the presentation, parents will take their child home. The first full day of school for kindergarten students is on Wednesday, August 21. 

Highland Athletic Summer Camps Announced

2019 Highland Athletic Summer Camps have been announced. All dates and times are listed in the attached flyer, as well as instructions on how to register. 2019 Athletic Summer Camps

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The Highland Local School District is committed to the highest academic and behavioral expectations. Our mission is to guarantee that each learner reaches his/her potential, by providing, in partnership with the community, a quality, progressive, educational program in a safe and dynamic life-long learning environment.