Highland Middle School is pleased to welcome Don King, Artist and Professor at Kent State University, for a four-class “Digital Art” residency on May 7, 9, 14, 16. The residency, geared for 8th grade art students, will focus on photo manipulation using GIMP software. The finished artwork will be on display during the 8th Grade Awards Ceremony set for 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 30 in the HMS West Gym. Parents are welcome to attend. This project was made possible through the support of the Cliffside Artists Collaborative in Hinckley, and a Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Grant. Pictured from left are HMS 8th graders Abby Huml, Allyson Reich, Alysha Syed, Emily Krutkiewicz, Elle Katanic and Leo Simpson. Special thanks is also extended to art teacher Mrs. Lee Palencar for helping to bring this opportunity to HMS.