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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.

Kindergarten Registration is Now Open kg reg

Kindergarten registration for the 2021/22 school year is now open. Please click here to learn more. 

Meet Ryan Britton - Highland Elementary School - New Principal ryan britton

Click here to meet Ryan Britton. He will serve as the new principal of Highland Elementary School starting the 2021/2022 school year.

Escape Velocity Jones - Velocity
Students in Mrs. Jones' science class used water balloons for an activity to learn about escape velocity during our force and motion unit.
Loads of Literacy in Highland's Bookroom Highland's Bookroom
Highland's book room is filled with wonderful leveled literacy materials to meet the varied needs of our students.
3rd Grade Celebrates History Grant - Celebrating History
Third graders have worked very hard in February and so far in March celebrating Black History Month and Women's History Month. 
Rock Cycles through Coding Carlton - Rock Cycle Coding
6th-grade students in Mr. Carlton's class are showing off their knowledge of the Rock Cycle through Coding.
Conquering Decimals with Mrs. Ruther Ruther - decimals
Students in Mrs. Ruther's math class are modeling decimal numbers with base 10 blocks to compare values, as well as identifying common misconceptions with models.
Kindergarten Learns The Pacer Fitness Test Stacy - Pacer Test

The kindergarten students are learning how to perform the Pacer Fitness test in class this week!  Cardio Up!

Bottle Buddy Biographies Hazelwood - Bottle Buddies
Mrs. Hazelwood's 1st grade students chose biographies of famous Americans to research and then wrote informative paragraphs to share with their classmates.  The students also made "Bottle Buddies". 
Dental Hygiene Week Jeffries - Dental Hygiene
Students in Mrs. Jeffries' class spent time recently learning about Dental Hygiene!
2021/2022 VLI Application Now Available vli application open

The window to apply for the 2021/2022 HCSD Virtual Learning Institute (VLI) is now open. Please click here to access the application.

Learning About Chemical Reactions tipton - reactions
Mrs. Tipton’s classes are investigating how an acid (vinegar) can cause color change, fizzing, and make things dissolve by reacting with them.
State Testing Dates for In-Person Students in person testing

In-person students will be scheduled for state testing between March 22 and May 7, 2021. Click here for a complete listing.

Communities and S.E.A.L. Team Smallwood
Students in Mrs. Provins' class learned about different types of communities and created their own ideal community as a class!
Year 5 of Highland's S.E.A.L team began last month. S.E.A.L stands for Smallwood/Stacy Educational Academy of Leaders. Students focus on leadership abilities, physical wellness, and character development.
6th Graders Create Slideshows Boatright
6th grade students are creating Google slideshows to honor and celebrate Black History Month.
The Letter Y and Learning from Home in Preschool Letter Y Preschool
The letter of the week in preschool is Y. The students are practicing letter skills as well as fine motor skills by cutting out the letter Y and gluing yarn to it. 
On Wednesdays preschoolers learn from home. Today we created a Google Meet and held our literacy circle virtually. 
Gingerbread Hunt Gingerbread Preschool
In preschool we read The Gingerbread Man, The Gingerbread Boy, The Gingerbread Baby, and Gingerbread Friends. 
2021-2022 Preschool Registration Now Open step up

Registration for the 21/22 Preschool Lottery is now open. Click here to learn more. 

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Academics and Fun with Mrs. Kirby Mrs. Kirby
Mrs. Kirby's class is combining academics and FUN!
Practicing Vocabulary with 5th Grade peters
Students in Ms. Peter's 5th Grade Language Arts class are practicing their vocabulary words using the game Headbands.
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Working with Letters with Mrs. Brannon Brannon
Kindergarten boys are working in school on sorting pictures that begin with the letter "m" sound!  They learned two letters last week and are ready to continue their letter learning this week too!
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Check out the Holiday Episode of Highland Pride TV!

Highland Virtual Holiday Concert

Since we were not able to do any in person performances this year, the 2nd quarter music classes put together a virtual holiday concert instead!

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

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

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