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BOE Special Meeting Notice

The Highland Local School District Board of Education has scheduled a Special Meeting to take place at 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 24 at the Highland Local School District Board of Education Office, 3880 Ridge Road, Medina. At this meeting, the Board will immediately move into executive session to discuss details relative to the security arrangements and emergency response protocols for the district. No action will be taken.

Highland Receives Auditor of State Award

A recent financial audit of the Highland Local School District by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The district’s excellent record keeping has again earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. Highland has earned this honor each year since the inception of the award in 2011.

Entities that receive the award meet the following criteria of a “clean” audit report:

  • The entity must file timely financial reports with the Auditor of State’s office in the form of a CAFR (Comprehensive Annual Financial Report);
  • The audit report does not contain any findings for recovery, material citations, material weaknesses, significant deficiencies, Single Audit findings or questioned costs;
  • The entity’s management letter contains no comments related to: ethics referrals, questioned costs less than $10,000, lack of timely report submission, reconciliation, failure to obtain a timely Single Audit, findings for recovery less than $100, and public meetings or public records; and
  • No other financial or other concerns exist.
Collection to Benefit Women's Shelter

Highland High School members of SADD will be collecting household items for the Battered Women's Shelters of Medina and Summit County from February 12-26 in support of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Items requested include: kleenex, laundry detergent, disinfectant spray cleaner, disinfectant wipes, Pine Sol, cough drops, lip balm, disposable gloves, Ziploc bags- gallon, juice boxes, juice (non-refrigerated), healthy lunch box snacks, coffee, coffee creamer, cereal/pop tarts, dish soap, dryer sheets and kitchen garbage bags. Drop off box is located near the main office of HHS. Please consider making a donation.

Kindergarten Registration is March 8

If you have a child who will begin kindergarten this August, parents should mark their calendars for Thursday, March 8. Registration will be held at each elementary school from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. Highland’s program consists of an all day, every day model. In order to register, a child must be 5 years old by September 30, 2018. The following items are needed at the time of registration: personal identification with a picture I.D., proof of residency, the child’s original birth certificate or passport, child’s complete immunization records, and certified custody papers (if applicable). Please register your child through FINALFORMS on the website at https://highlandmedina-oh.finalforms.com/. You may bring printed/completed forms to help expedite the process at registration.



The Highland Local School District is committed to the highest academic and behavioral expectations. Our mission is to guarantee that each learner reaches his/her potential, by providing, in partnership with the community, a quality, progressive, educational program in a safe and dynamic life-long learning environment.