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Highland Welcome Video logo

Check out our Welcome video for important information from Mr. Smallwood and Mrs. Hazelwood for the upcoming school year.  We can't wait to see you. #RidewiththePride

Welcome Newsletter 2020-2021 logo

Please read our Highland Welcome letter! Lots of important information about the upcoming year!

Click on the link to view the letter:

Hybrid Model: Multiple Last Names in the Same Household logo

If your students will be attending Hamilton City Schools in-person and have multiple last names within the same household please click to learn how we are automatically placing them on the same Hybrid Schedule.

2020-2021 Supply List logo

Click the link below to access the 2020-2021 school supply list. 

Hamilton City Schools Information Release inforelease

Hamilton City Schools has released information on the start of 2020-21 school year in a hybrid learning model. 

HCSD 2020-2021 Restart Guide restart plan

The Hamilton City School District would like to share its 2020-21 Color-Coded "Restart" System.

July 15 - Parent Update - Face Coverings / Cubiertas Faciales face covering

The Hamilton City School District would like to communicate an update regarding face coverings, classroom safety and transportation for the Fall of 2020.

July 13 - Parent Communication - Classrooms and Cafeteria parent update

The Hamilton City School District would like to communicate our plans for our Classrooms and Cafeteria for the Fall of 2020.

July 6, 2020 - Parent Communication - Virtual Learning Institute and Transportation/Instituto de Aprendizaje Virtual y Transporte parent update

The Hamilton City School District would like to communicate our plans for the Virtual Learning Institute and Transportation for the Fall of 2020.

Update Regarding Re-Opening Cafeteria cafe update

HCSD appreciates the many questions regarding school lunchroom procedures. Please click here for further clarification.

June 30, 2020 HCSD Re-Opening Letter/ Carta de Reapertura reopening letter

As we continue during these unprecedented times, the Hamilton City School District
would like to communicate our plans for the “Restart’ of school in the fall of 2020.

June 1, 2020 - Parent Communication/Comunicación con los padres parent communication 1

Please click here for important parent communication. Haga clic aquí para una importante comunicación con los padres.

2020-2021 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS NOW ON-LINE kinders

Research tells us that early childhood learning is key to a student’s success in school. Our district is proud to offer free all-day kindergarten for our students.

Seatbelt Safety Winners seat belt winners
Congratulations to the Seatbelt Safety winners at Highland!
Happy 4th of July! 4th of July
Happy 4th of July!!
Story Time Presented By Mrs. Wagonfield Story Time
Enjoy a story from Mrs. Wagonfield!
Story Time Presented By Mrs. Wagonfield Story Time
Enjoy a story from Mrs. Wagonfield!
Story Time Presented By Mrs. Wagonfield Story Time
Enjoy a story from Mrs. Wagonfield!
Story Time Presented By Mrs. Wagonfield Story Time
Enjoy a story from Mrs. Wagonfield!
Story Time Presented By Mr. Coulter Story Time
Enjoy a story from Mr. Coulter!
Story Time Presented By Mrs. Wagonfield Story Time
Enjoy a story from Mrs. Wagonfield!
Budding Gardeners at Highland garden
We have some budding gardeners blooming at Highland!
Comparing Fairy Tales in Kindergarten fairy tales
Students in Mrs. Jeffries' kindergarten class learned about fairy tales!
Christmas in July Christmas in July
As we are enjoying the hot summer days, let's take a minute to look back at the time 2 Elves on the Shelf came to visit Highland!
Math Games stucke math
Practicing math skills is always more fun with games!
Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes - Hallway Edition hallway fun
Mr. Coulter and the preschool students are showing excellent Highland PRIDE in the hallway. 
100 Days of Fun 100 days
100 Days of Fun!
Do you like pizza or hot dogs? graphing
Mrs. Reddin's 1st grade students are gathering data using a survey.
Goal Setting brunner - goal setting
Mrs. Brunner's 4th grade students are working on goal setting.
1st Grade Writer's Workshop Provins writers
The students in Mrs. Provins room have been working hard during writers workshop
Summer Reading summer reading
"Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are." -Mason Cooley
Math Workshop and Title in Action Helton Title
Mrs. Helton is busy working with her 1st grade students in the classroom and kindergarten and 2nd grade students in Title.
Story Time Presented By Mrs. Henry Story Time
Enjoy story time and the musical styling from Mrs. Henry!
3rd Grade Writers Lawson- Writers
Writer’s Workshop is in full force in Miss Lawson's class.
Story Time Presented By Mrs. Wagonfield Story Time
Enjoy story time with Mrs. Wagonfield!
5th Grade Museum Visit museum
The museum came to the 5th grade to end our bat and spider unit.
Story Time: 3 Little Pigs Story Time
Enjoy a retelling of the 3 Little Pigs from Mr. Coulter!
Zoomin' into Summer! zoom
Teachers, staff, and students at Highland have been working so hard through our remote learning time! We've enjoyed lots of (digital) face-to-face contact with our students and families.
6th Grade Virtual Yearbook 6th grade
In continuing with our 6th Grade Showcase at Highland, enjoy the 6th Grade Virtual Yearbook, compiled by our very own Mr. Downey.
Highland's 6th Grade Showcase 6th
This week we celebrate our 6th graders!  Even though we can't celebrate our 6th graders with our traditional promotion ceremony, we wanted to give them a proper send off from the PRIDE.
Highland's 6th Grade Showcase 6th
This week we celebrate our 6th graders!  Even though we can't celebrate our 6th graders with our traditional promotion ceremony, we wanted to give them a proper send off from the PRIDE.
Highland's 6th Grade Showcase 6th
This week we celebrate our 6th graders!  Even though we can't celebrate our 6th graders with our traditional promotion ceremony, we wanted to give them a proper send off from the PRIDE.
Highland's 6th Grade Showcase 6th
This week we celebrate our 6th graders!  Even though we can't celebrate our 6th graders with our traditional promotion ceremony, we wanted to give them a proper send off from the PRIDE.
After School Enrichment Enrichment
Mrs. Howard is the lead of Highland's After-School Enrichment.  Students are building simple machines, LEGO coding, and other projects.
4/20/2020 3:15 pm HCSD: 2019-20 School Year School Closure logo

Today, April 20, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine made an announcement ordering all of Ohio’s public, community, and private K-12 school buildings to be closed to students for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic school year. 

Kindergarten Registration Now Open! k registration

The Hamilton City School District is excited to announce Kindergarten registration for the 2020 - 2021 school year will begin April 20th, 2020! Due to COVID-19, all registrations will be completed online only. Click here for all relevant registration information including links to registration forms!

Spirit Week Finale Spirit Week Finale
Highland ended Spirit Week with "Dress As Your Favorite Teacher Day" and "Highland PRIDE Day!" 
Mismatch/Crazy Hair Day mismatch/hair
Highland's Spirit Week celebration is going strong! Today we are celebrating with mismatched outfits and crazy hair-dos!
Hat Day! hat day
Hat Day Tuesday, and Highland students surely enjoyed!
Hero Day! hero day
It's Spirit Week at Highland! First up, HERO DAY!
Building Bridges Building Bridges
Students in Mrs. Tipton’s class had fun using their knowledge of forces to build strong bridges.
Ozobot Fun! Ozobot Fun
Fifth grade science students took the opportunity of our 2020 Leap Year to learn how the solar system patterns affect our calendar.
2020-2021 Calendars Are Available! logo dark
Kindergarten Learns about the Impact of Straws weiser

Students in Mrs. Weiser's kindergarten class learned how the use of straws impact our environment.

Folk Dancing of Highland logo

5th Grade students are learning a folk dance in music class called Nine Pin. 

Hamilton City School District Fine Arts Fun Facts lagoon

Please join Fine Arts Director, Tari McKee, in learning about the amazing fine arts happenings at HCSD!

Hamilton CSD EdChoice Resolution Logo

Resolution Opposing the State of Ohio EdChoice Scholarship (Voucher) Program was adopted at the regular board meeting at 7:00 on the 12th day of December.

Know the FACTS: EdChoice Scholarship Program logo

Do you know the FACTS about EdChoice and the impact on our public schools? Please take a moment to learn more.