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Important Change to School Calendar

We would like to notify all families of an important change to our school calendar. On Friday, March 23, all Highland staff will participate in additional safety and security training sessions. As a result, students will not be in school on March 23, which is the day prior to our spring break. Please mark your calendar and make any necessary arrangements for your student(s). Thank you for your cooperation. 

Hinckley Shred & Thread Day is April 21

Mark your calendars now for the 7th Annual Shred & Threads Day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 in the Hinckley Elementary School Parking lot.

SHRED: Bring your confidential materials in bags or boxes directly to our shredding truck. You can stay and watch as your documents are raised to the shredder and completely destroyed in minutes.

THREADS: Acceptable items include, but are not limited to: Bedding (sheets, pillow cases, blankets, comforters), belts, ties, books, coats/jackets, fashion accessories, handbags/purses, hats/gloves, kitchenware, shoes, sandals/slippers, socks, stuffed animals, table linens, tools, towels, toys and undergarments.

  • Secure document shredding with Gateway Records
  • Cloth/Textile/Hard Goods donations with SimpleRecycling
  • Minimum $5 donation requested for shredding. Please consider a larger donation if you have more than 10 boxes. So we can best prepare, kindly report more than 10 boxes to fundraising@hinckleypto.com by April 7.
  • Proceeds benefit Hinckley Elementary PTO
2018 Highland Safety Week Information

The 2018 Highland Safety Week will be offered during two, one week sessions again this summer at Granger Elementary School. The first session will be held June 4-8 and the second from June 11-15. Both sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The program is designed to introduce and reinforce safety concepts to incoming kindergarten children who are broadening their world by beginning elementary school. It emphasize fun and learning through the use of songs, crafts, role playing, games and field trips. A maximum of 105 students may enroll in the program each week. Cost is $30. Each student will receive a Highland Safety Week t-shirt. A snack will also be provided each day. Registration deadline is May 1. To learn more or to register your child, please download the following form: Highland Safety Week 2018.

3 Advance to Finalist Standing

Pictured from left are Ben Lewton, Larkin Cleland and Clara VorndranHighland High School is proud to announce that seniors Larkin Cleland, Ben Lewton and Clara Vorndran have advanced to Finalist standing in the National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented seniors now have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million.



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.