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Remote Learning Schedule remote learning

In the event of a shift to remote learning, students will be expected to follow their schedules and login as described here.

December 2, 2020 - Remote Learning Parent Communication

Please click here for important information for parents/guardians regarding remote learning. / Haga clic aquí para obtener información importante para padres / tutores sobre el aprendizaje remoto.

Rhyme Time! Downing
First Grade students are working with Mrs. Downing on sentence structure and identifying high frequency words.  Time to rhyme!! Students created a list of words that rhyme with pot.
5th grade Ozobots ozobot

Mrs. Jones 5th grade science class was exploring Ozobots to explore the solar system.

Highland Pride TV S5E9 logo

Check out the Thanksgiving Episode of Highland Pride TV! #RideWiththePride<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/gwwnuotvyBc" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

2nd Semester Change of Placement Form - Deadline Today! change of placement

Change of Placement Deadline is Today (12/2/2020)! If you would like to change your student's current placement (Virtual or In-Person) please click here. 

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Check out the Veteran's Day Special of Highland Pride TV! #RideWiththePRIDE

Nice Boss or Mean Boss? Rounding in 3rd Grade stucke rounding
Nice Boss or Mean Boss? Students in Mrs. Stucke's class are learning to round to the nearest 10 and nearest 100.
Full of Highland Heroes Heroes of the Week
Highland is full of heroes!
Highland Honors Veterans flag

Highland Elementary would like to honor the veterans in our students' lives! 

Highland Pride TV S5E7 logo

Check out the latest episode of Highland Pride TV.  #RideWiththePride 

Halloween at Highland halloween
Halloween fun at Highland!
5th Grade Decimals ruther
Students are modeling decimal numbers with base 10 blocks to compare values.
Highland PRIDE S5E5 logo

Check out all of the latest and greatest things happening at Highland!  #RidewiththePRIDE

The Mystery of the Stolen Football Jersey terlop
In 5th grade, students had to solve the mystery of a stolen football jersey by practicing their reading skills, pulling out important information, and using critical thinking to find the suspect!
How Fast Are You? A Visit From Officer Hurst officer hurst
Officer Hurst visited Mr. Carlton's 6th grade classes. He taught students about his radar gun and how it calculates a car's speed.
Harry T. Wilks "Hamilton Celebrates Education" Educators of Excellence doc christen

Congratulations to these amazing Educators of Excellence and thank you to Hamilton Community Foundation for recognizing these incredible teachers for all of their efforts. 

Highland Pride TV S5E4 logo

Check out the newest episode of Highland PRIDE TV.  #RideWiththePride 

Pop Art, Mona Lisa Re-Imagined, and the PRIDE Mural howard
Ms. Howard's students are busy creating awesome masterpieces!
2nd Grade Writer's Workshop holman
Students in Miss Holman's class are working on building our writing stamina during Writer’s Workshop.
Stories Behind Your Name mills
Students in Mrs. Mills' class have been writing the stories of their names.
Geography Fun Maps
Mrs. LaBoffe´s Social Studies classes have been working on their Geography skills for the past few weeks.
Highland Pride TV S5E3 lion

Check out the newest episode of Highland Pride TV.  This may be the best episode yet!!  #RidewiththePride #BigBlueontheMove

Gardening Fun hazelwood - sunflowers
Mrs. Hazelwood's 1st grade class read The Bad Seed (about a naughty sunflower seed) and then went to the garden to discover which part of the plant houses the sunflower seeds.
Highland Pride TV S5E2 logo

Check out all the awesome things that are happening at Highland this week. #RidewiththePride #BigBlueontheMove

Enjoying the Outside Classroom Experience Cummins
Some of our 6th grade students were enjoying the outside classroom experience.
The World's Greatest Water Tipton - Water
After learning about where we get freshwater and underground aquifers, the City of Hamilton provided students in Mrs. Tipton's class with water from the Great Miami Buried Valley Aquifer.
Creating Spaghetti Towers with Mrs. Jones 5th grade Jones
5th graders in Mrs. Jones' class learned about the Design Process by creating spaghetti towers in science. 
Ready for Preschool preschool
Highland preschoolers just had their first days of school.
Disk Golf and SMILE breaks stacy disk golf
Students have been enjoying the final days of summer with Coach Stacy.
First Days with Ms. Hawley socomm hawley
Students in Ms. Hawley's class had great first days of school.
Building Financial Literacy with Mr. Grant Financial Literacy
This week students in Mr. Grant's class worked on an economics project where the students spent $100 they received for their birthday. 
First Week in Kindergarten Fun Kindergarten 1st Day
These Kindergartners did a great job on their first week of school!
Nearly 10,000 Chromebooks Being Distributed On The First Week of School chromebook

Hamilton City School District is distributing Chromebooks to all K-12 students during the first week of school.

HCSD Chromebook Issuance chromebook

Please see the attached letter regarding the district’s initiative of issuing Chromebooks for all students in grades K-12 for the 2020-2021 school year.

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:

2020-2021 Supply List logo

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

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.

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.