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Public Forum on School Safety, Security

Dear Highland Families,

School safety and security remain at the forefront for school districts and communities across the nation. The Highland School District continues to work with local law enforcement to review safety protocols and procedures, conduct safety drills for both staff and students, and conduct risk assessments of our facilities and students. We remain committed to a comprehensive approach to school safety.

Piazza Serves as Hinckley ‘Principal for the Day’

Pictured with Chase is Mr. Carpenter.Hinckley Elementary 3rd grader Chase Piazza served as “Principal for the Day” on March 7 and learned the ropes of being a principal with Mr. Jim Carpenter (Hinckley Principal). He had several duties to take care of throughout the day including helping with morning announcements, office duties, inspecting the building, eating lunch with the principal, and of course, having his picture taken with the principal! This day was one of the many items auctioned off during the 13th Annual Highland Foundation Dinner & Benefit Auction held on November 4. Each elementary school participated in the auction. Chase is the son of Mike and Heather Piazza of Hinckley Township. Pictured with Chase is Mr. Carpenter.

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.