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Registration Now Open for 2019 Safety Week

The 2019 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 10-14 and the second from June 17-21. 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 2019. 

5 Advance to National Merit Finalist Standing

National Merit FinalistsHighland High School is proud to announce that it has five National Merit Finalists for the 2018-19 school year. Congratulations to Highland seniors Abdullah Ali, son of Dr. Mir and Farzana Ali of Granger Township; Margaret Knyszek, daughter of Robert and Teresa Knyszek of Hinckley Township; Quade Mainzer, son of Doug and Julie Mainzer of Hinckley Township; Lorelyn Nolte, daughter of Dean and Jennifer Nolte of Sharon Township; and Christopher Sollenberger, son of Mark and Angie Sollenberger of Granger Township. They now have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million. Scholarship winners will be announced in the Spring of 2019. Pictured from left are Margaret Knyszek, Quade Mainzer, Abdullah Ali, Christopher Sollenberger and Lorelyn Nolte.

2019 Community Education Courses

Highland Community Education courses for Winter/Spring include several new and fun options! Students in grades K-5 can enroll in exciting classes featuring an Engineering Club, Mad Science and World of Design by Crayola. Also new this season is Live, Love & Create Craft Club for students in grades 3-5, The Money Game for ages 10+ and don't forget about the ever-popular Hummingbirds Soccer and Young Rembrandt's Art courses. Students can also try their hand at Babysitting, Dining Etiquette, Fun-Damentals of Cooking and a new instructional basketball program. Adult classes are offered in Beekeeping, Beginning Guitar, Retirement Planning, Smoking Cessation, Weight Loss Control, Toxic Awareness and more. New this year is a Cyber Security Seminar. Register today! Questions? Please email Mary Fran Kudla at mkudla@highlandschools.org or call 330-239-1901, ext. 5503. Download Brochure