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Highland High School Building Enrollment
1,078
Students Holding Graduation Caps Graduation Rate
98%
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100.3 out of 120

Current News

Zugaro, Upole are December Students of the Month

Addyson ZugaroJoshua UpoleHighland seniors Addyson Zugaro and Joshua Upole have been selected as the Medina County Kiwanis December Students of the Month. 

Joshua is an exceptional student who is very active at HHS. He is a Peer Leader, member of Student Council and is Senior Class Secretary. In addition, he sets a great example through his community work at Highland’s Bionic Night, Royal Redeemer’s Vacation Bible School and Servant Saturdays. He has donated approximately 100 hours of service during his high school career.Joshua was also awarded the Scholar-Athlete Award for both the Varsity Football and Track and Field teams. The son of Charles and Kristi Upole of Hinckley Township, he plans to study engineering upon his graduation. 

Addyson takes a lead role at HHS as National Honor Society Co-President, Yearbook Editor and President of Students for Impact. She is also involved with Junior Leadership Medina County, Student Council, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Track and Field, Sinfonia Orchestra and is a Peer Leader. Addyson donates her time at the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Highland’s Bionic Night, Medina County Fair and One of a Kind Pet Rescue. She has earned many leadership awards while at Highland including the Scholar-Athlete Award and a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition. Addyson is the daughter of Frank and Barb Zugaro of Montville Township and plans to study journalism or English upon her graduation.

Opportunity for Students to be Featured in District Calendar

Attention All Highland Students: Would you like to be featured in the Highland Local Schools 2020-21 District Calendar Publication? Then here’s your chance!  Simply complete this brief essay contest explaining (in 100 words or less) WHAT YOU LIKE BEST ABOUT ATTENDING THE HIGHLAND LOCAL SCHOOLS AND WHY? It can be a special teacher, class, activity, program, team sport, bus driver, cafeteria worker or other.

Final winners will be chosen by a District committee. Your picture, along with a portion of your essay will be featured in the publication, which is mailed out in early August to all Highland families. All finalists must have a photo release form signed by a parent/guardian in order to appear in the publication. Please send completed forms to Communications Office, Highland Local Schools, 3880 Ridge Rd., Medina, OH 44256 or return the form to your teacher. Contest Entry Form

February Performances

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February Performance Flyer

Winter-Spring Courses through Highland Community Education

Winter blahs getting you down? Sign up for a class through Highland Community Education! Highland Community Education courses for Winter/Spring include several new and fun options! Students in grades K-5 can enroll in exciting classes featuring an Engineering Club, Mad Science and World of Design by Crayola. Also offered this season is Live, Love & Create Craft Club for students in grades 3-5, The Money Game for ages 10+ and don't forget about the ever-popular Hummingbirds Soccer and Young Rembrandt's Art courses. Students can also try their hand at Babysitting, Dining Etiquette, Fun-Damentals of Cooking and Little Hoops instructional basketball program. Adult classes are offered in Beekeeping, Beginning and Intermediate Guitar, Retirement Planning, Smoking Cessation, Weight Loss Control, Basic Therapeutic Massage and more. New this year is a Powerschool and Clever Seminar, as well as a Special Needs Resource Network class. Register today! Questions? Please email Mary Fran Kudla at mkudla@highlandschools.org or call 330-239-1901, ext. 5503. Winter-Spring 2020 Classes

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