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Board of Education Meeting Rescheduled

The Highland Board of Education meeting set for Monday, November 18 has been cancelled and rescheduled for 7 p.m. on Monday, November 25 in the Highland High School Media Center.

Students Offered Glimpse Into World of Comic Book Artistry

Kaitlyn Troyer with Mr. GustovichOn November 6-7, comic book artist Mike Gustovich did atwo-day residency with Highland Middle School 8th grade art students.Invited by HMS art teacher Mrs. Lee Palencar, Mr. Gustovich isan Ohio artist known for his comic book art in the 1980's and early 1990's. Hecreated the superhero team "Justice Machine" in 1981, which went onto be featured in the comics from several publishers and also inked most of the1990's Milestone Media series "Icon." Specializing primarily ininking, he produced art for dozens of series from various publishers includingMarvel Comics, DC Comics, First Comics, Comico and Eclipse Comics. During hisresidency, he demonstrated how pages are designed with quick gestures and taught students basic visual storytelling and a formula on how to draw thesuperhero form. Students were enthusiastic as they had the opportunity to try some of the new techniques during class time. Mr. Gustovich will return to HMS for a second residency in February.

Choir Boosters to Present ‘Matilda’

The Highland Choir Boosters will present “Matilda,” directed and produced by music teacher Emily Miller, on November 21, 22, 23 at 7 p.m., and a special matinee performance on at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 23. Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's “Matilda The Musical” is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. All performances will be held in the Highland High School Auditorium. To purchase tickets, visit: https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/35347?fbclid=IwAR1y9uTfyypgUQv0OaeqjD0R5c20-e8MlrYOHwX_6PHhDs5FWF_jOvJnUsc