Susie Brauns
Students in Mrs. Bartlett’s science class do an experiment to answer the question, “Why do things explode?”
about 1 hour ago, Susie Brauns
Susie Brauns
Bull pup Kindness Club members are kicking off our military supply drive by making posters and cards.
about 3 hours ago, Susie Brauns
Erin Cotto
Join us for Dance Camp 💃🏼on Saturday, Feb 29! 🐾
about 22 hours ago, Erin Cotto
Matt Langendorf
1st day of skating
13 days ago, Matt Langendorf
Susie Brauns
Congratulations to Mr. Dempsey for winning 100 pretzels from Gus’s Pretzels. He received the most votes in an online contest. The contest was to celebrate the 100th day of school.
18 days ago, Susie Brauns
Lori Miscik
Please come Monday, January 27, to enjoy Mazzio’s pizza for Grade 3! We would love to see you there!!
25 days ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Please see the flyer below from the high school.
28 days ago, Lori Miscik
Kelsey Lohman
Quavercode of the month is: newyears2020 Also, don't forget to try some Rockstar quizzes for a chance at a prize!
about 1 month ago, Kelsey Lohman
Susie Brauns
Congratulations to all of our Spelling Bee participants on a job well done. Congratulations to our winner Jonah and runner-up Miranda.
about 1 month ago, Susie Brauns
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Langham’’s and Mrs. Cotto’s classes collected hats, mittens, gloves and scarves to be donated to the Simple Room.
2 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
The annual dodgeball tournament has begun! A big thanks to Mrs. Durbin and Mr. Vallero for running it for us!
2 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Grade 3 in their sweaters.
2 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Our faculty rocking their Ugly Sweaters today
2 months ago, Lori Miscik
Susie Brauns
The Highland Elementary band is spreading their holiday cheer!
2 months ago, Susie Brauns
Kelsey Lohman
Students from HP and HE are Buddy singing Christmas Carols during music class this week! "The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer is Singing Loud for all to Hear!"
2 months ago, Kelsey Lohman
Krista Mehrtens
Mrs. Mehrtens” class making gingerbread houses.
2 months ago, Krista Mehrtens
Lori Miscik
Mrs Wise on Ugly Sweater Day and her last year of teaching.
2 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Ms. Favre’s class is ready for Kindness Wednesday with their purple and orange.
2 months ago, Lori Miscik
Carrie Alexander
STEM activity enjoyed by 4th graders today as they took on the evergreen tree cup stacking challenge.
2 months ago, Carrie Alexander
Carrie Alexander
STEM activity enjoyed by 4th graders today as they took on the evergreen tree cup stacking challenge.
2 months ago, Carrie Alexander
Susie Brauns
Mrs. Spies’s girls vs HE staff in volleyball today!
2 months ago, Susie Brauns
Lori Miscik
Congratulations to Mrs Spies’s girls for winning the volleyball championship today. It was a hard, fought battle against Mrs. Bartlett’s girls. A great job to all of our girls who played this year!
2 months ago, Lori Miscik
Kelsey Lohman
December Quavernotes Code of the Month is: HappyHolidays19 (Redeem for 100 points, code expires January 1st)
3 months ago, Kelsey Lohman
Lori Miscik
We enjoyed the HS Madrigals this afternoon for a short concert.
3 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Clasquin’s class opened their businesses today as they are learning about the economy.
3 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Fralinger’s class delivered a calendar of surprises for their Reading Buddies from Ms. Townend’s kindergarten class.
3 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
If you have not picked up your fundraiser items, we will be here until 6:00 P.M. All items need to be picked up tonight. Thank you for your support!
3 months ago, Lori Miscik
Susie Brauns
Fifth grade Intramural volleyball games have begun!
3 months ago, Susie Brauns
Lori Miscik
“Pirates! The Musical” being performed by our fifth graders tonight!
3 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Our fifth grade band did a great job tonight!
3 months ago, Lori Miscik
Kelsey Lohman
November QuaverNotes code of the month for is ThanksToYou (no spaces) redeemable for 100 QuaverNotes until December 1st!
3 months ago, Kelsey Lohman
Erin Cotto
Mrs. Rose shared the story of the raven and her Kachina with Mrs. Cotto’s Social Studies class.
3 months ago, Erin Cotto
Susie Brauns
Bullpup Kindness Club members are doubling bags for the HACSM Food Pantry.
3 months ago, Susie Brauns
Carrie Alexander
4th graders test their acting skills by reading the play, Ranita The Frog Princess
3 months ago, Carrie Alexander
Kelsey Lohman
Many students are logging on and having fun with Quaver Music! If you are experiencing difficulties logging in, or have additional questions, please refer to the Quaver news article posted on our home page!
3 months ago, Kelsey Lohman
Lori Miscik
National Park Service Federal Law Enforcement Officer Thad Lucas came and spoke to our fifth graders about the Arch and National Park Services.
4 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Please take a moment to fill out our 5 Essentials Parent Survey. http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/
4 months ago, Lori Miscik
Susie Brauns
Students were rewarded with dancing and a treat for participating in last week’s “Screen Free Week”.
4 months ago, Susie Brauns
Lori Miscik
Congratulations to all of our students who participated in our Screen Free Week at home. The students who participated were treated to a dance party with an ice cream sandwich or a popsicle.
4 months ago, Lori Miscik
Susie Brauns
Students in Mrs. Klostermann’s class create back scratchers as a part of their engineer unit.
4 months ago, Susie Brauns
Lori Miscik
Some of Ms. Favre’s students mining for minerals. They are talking about natural resources.
4 months ago, Lori Miscik
Erin Cotto
Mrs. Langham’s class is playing Big Fish while learning about healthy ecosystems.
4 months ago, Erin Cotto
Kelsey Lohman
Congratulations to our King, Josh R. Lead Stowaway, Alyssa B. and Stowaway Singers , Addy B. and Payton A. - Come see them perform Nov. 14th!
4 months ago, Kelsey Lohman
Susie Brauns
Rainy days call for some dancing at recess!
4 months ago, Susie Brauns
Susie Brauns
A classroom visitor listens to fourth grader Braxtyn read a book.
4 months ago, Susie Brauns
Carrie Alexander
4th graders take a virtual field trip with Google Expeditions to the Shedd Aquarium
5 months ago, Carrie Alexander
Lori Miscik
Please see the flyer from PTO.
5 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Next week is TV turn off, screen free week. Information will be coming home today with your student. Please see the list of ideas to help your student.
5 months ago, Lori Miscik
Kelsey Lohman
5th Grade singing auditions for the parts of "Stowaway" and "King" in our Fall Program will be held next week during recess. All materials are uploaded to Quaver.
5 months ago, Kelsey Lohman
Krista Mehrtens
POW parade for William Tschudy
5 months ago, Krista Mehrtens
Matt Langendorf
3rd grade Family Reading Night
5 months ago, Matt Langendorf
Lori Miscik
Mr. Tschudy stopped by this afternoon for a tour. He graduated high school from our building.
5 months ago, Lori Miscik
Matt Langendorf
3rd grade Family Reading Night
5 months ago, Matt Langendorf
Matt Langendorf
POW Parade
5 months ago, Matt Langendorf
Matt Langendorf
POW Parade
5 months ago, Matt Langendorf
Matt Langendorf
3rd grade Family Reading Night
5 months ago, Matt Langendorf
Lori Miscik
Our students welcomed and honored Bill Tschudy a Vietnam POW survivor today.
5 months ago, Lori Miscik
Erin Cotto
Nurse Dempsey is here to take care of our sick kids during the classroom escape.
5 months ago, Erin Cotto
Erin Cotto
Great turnout for 5th Grade Family Reading Night!!
5 months ago, Erin Cotto
Lori Miscik
The high school band and cheerleaders performing for our students this morning.
5 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Thank you to our high school band and students who came to welcome us to school today!
5 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Please plan to attend our Family Reading Night this Thursday from 6:30-7:30 P.M. The Book Fair will be open 6:00-8:00 P.M. Come join the fun!
5 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Kindness Wednesdays have begun at Highland Elementary!
5 months ago, Lori Miscik
Dana Favre
LT Chris Freimann, USAF, talking to Ms. Favre's class about the events of September 11, 2001.
5 months ago, Dana Favre
Erin Cotto
5th grade students canoeing on Silver Lake🚣🏻‍♂️
5 months ago, Erin Cotto
Lori Miscik
Our recycling program has begun!
6 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Some of our fifth graders learning how to row and getting ready for our field trip to Silver Lake.
6 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Lohman working on meter with third graders.
6 months ago, Lori Miscik
Erin Cotto
5th grade classes working on Layers of the Forest🌲🌳
6 months ago, Erin Cotto
Lori Miscik
Please see the PTO newsletter
6 months ago, Lori Miscik
Carrie Alexander
STEM and teamwork this first week of school as 4th graders from Mrs. Alexander’s class save Fred!
6 months ago, Carrie Alexander
Lori Miscik
Welcome Back!
6 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Welcome Back!
6 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Tomorrow is Back to School Night from 6:30-7:30 PM! Meet your teacher and bring your supplies. We are looking forward to a great year!!
6 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Our building is starting to look updated and things are going well with the construction.
7 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Construction continues in the auditorium and surrounding areas.
8 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Congratulations to Ambroze T for winning the Jill Frey Leadership award!
9 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
4th grade beach party fun!
9 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Third grade carnival day! Big shout out to Jammin’ Jumpers for the awesome inflatable obstacle course!
9 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Fourth graders during the Minute to Win It Challenge
9 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Ag in the Classroom with Mrs Becker’s class. The chicks have hatched!
9 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Girls on the Run concluded today with a celebration. Victoria Potter, member of the Highland Animal Shelter board, was on hand to accept a $425 donation from the girls.
9 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Congratulations to all the Girls on the Run participants for completing the 5k yesterday in the rain! Families and Running Buddies are encouraged to help us celebrate on Tuesday. We’ll have a short celebration and awards ceremony from 3:30-4:00 in the auditorium.
9 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Just a reminder that school will be dismissed at 11:45 A.M. on Friday, May 10.
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Girls on the Run practice 5k Color Run was a success. We’re ready for Saturday!
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
We are looking for volunteers to help with our Girls on the Run 5k Color Run on Tuesday. We need people to help at major intersections, the water station and at the color stations. Please email sbrauns@highlandcusd5.org if you are available to help. It will take place from 3:30-approximately 4:30.
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
HE and HP are currently in shelter due to the weather. We will remain there until an all clear is called. Please be patient as we keep your child safe. At this time we will not be realizing students or putting them on the bus. Thank you for your patience.
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Langham’s and Mrs. Cotto’s classes visited Rolling Farms Milk House and Marcoot’s Jersey Creamery today. They watched the process of bottling milk, the milking process and how cheese is made.
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Thanks to all who supported the PTO’s hat fundraiser. We saw a lot of fun hats!
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
HE families brought in 535 lbs of aluminum for our can drive today. Thank you!
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Our fifth graders are enjoying water festival activities!
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Students from HE enjoyed a string demonstration by Mrs. McLaughlin-Heil from Highland Music School.
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Brown’s class has a visitor this morning.
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
PAC members doing some spring cleaning in the garden!
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Highland Elementary is donating over 300 pairs of shoes!
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Ms. Favre’s and Mrs. Wise’s class doing a STEM project today.
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Grade 5 Mazzio Night tonight! Dine in or carry out from 5:00-9:00 P.M.
10 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Our textile bin is here! As you clean out your closets, please bring any textiles to our new recycle bin located at the 4 Diamonds. This is next to our paper recycling bin. HE will receive money per pound, and the bin will be here year-round.
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Information for Shrek the Musical
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
HS performed some of Shrek the Musical today. They will performing the musical this weekend Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Cotto’s class testing chemical reactions
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Mesle’s class on the chrome books
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Ray Voss from Hi-Top Bowl presented Highland Elementary with a check from the Kids Bowl Free program. It will be used by the PE Dept.
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Cotto’s class is celebrating Pi Day!
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Bartlett’s class is celebrating Pi Day!
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Girls on the Run is so much fun! Great to have a day to get outside!
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Spring Picture Day is tomorrow. This is the only day for the pictures. There is not a re-take day.
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Klostermann’s class working their businesses with the economy unit.
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Grade 4 Mazzio Night from 5;00 -9:00 PM. Come out and be served by the teachers.
11 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Just a reminder Pieces of Highland fundraiser is going to be on March 23 at 6:00 pm. Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.com. Proceeds will benefit the school district’s Fine Arts Dept. Come out and enjoy lots of great food, drinks and music by Buffalo Road.
12 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Just a reminder that today, March 1, is an early release day at 11:45 AM
12 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
23 spots left for Girls on the Run and only 48 hours to register! This program is a great way to build self-esteem, help girls make good choices and to build new friendships.
12 months ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
There are still 30 spots left for Girls on the Run. Registration closes at noon on Wednesday. Scholarships are available.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Matt Langendorf
Some of our third grade Valentine's Day parties
about 1 year ago, Matt Langendorf
Matt Langendorf
Some of our third grade Valentine's Day parties
about 1 year ago, Matt Langendorf
Matt Langendorf
Mrs. Mesle's class learned how to improve the flight of a glider.
about 1 year ago, Matt Langendorf
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Mesle's class during science with flight trials.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Marti talking about heart health to 5th graders.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
PE classes are enjoying the roller skating
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Ford's class learning about CSI from Officer Steinbeck from the Highland Police Department.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Come out to Mazzio's tonight! It is Specialists Night for HE from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Alexander's class visiting National Parks via virtual reality.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
We’re dreaming of a kinder world.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Look who came to visit today to encourage kids to have a kind spirit!
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
We teamed up for kindness today! Due to school being out tomorrow, we will combine our theme days on Thursday. It’ll be Highland Bulldog Spirit Day and Beach Day.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Highland Elementary students think it’s cool to be kind!
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Monday kicks off our Kindness Challenge. Students can wear sunglasses to show being kind is cool!
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
PAC in action- making double bags for the Highland Food Pantry
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
IMSA students are having fun learning about chemistry!
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Congratulations to Briea for winning the Terracycle Recycling Flyer Contest!
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Congratulations to Kaden and Jolie, Highland Elementary’s Spelling Bee champion and runner up.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Grade 3 Mazzio Night is tomorrow. Come out and be served by the teachers from 5:00-9:00 P.M.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Welcome Back!!
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
We can’t wait to see the seats filled tomorrow! We hope to see everyone recharged and ready to learn.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
The HE Band made their rounds today.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Alexander, Mrs. Rose and Mr. Sullivan were good sports this morning as they each received a pie in the face. Fourth graders had the honors as the “winners” of the Penny Wars.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Through our Penny Wars, HE was able to donate $1010.92 to the All-Abilities Playground. Mark Rosen from the Parks and Rec Department was here to accept the check. #highlandparks&rec
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Faculty beat the champions, Mrs. Spies’s class, to conclude our volleyball intramurals.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Ford's Reader's Theatre performing for the office.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
5th grade Intramural Volleyball Champions- Mrs. Spies’s class!
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
More info to come!
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mr. Clayton and Mr. Oswald gave a fire safety presentation to our grade 5 students today.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Reminder that tomorrow morning is the last opportunity to put change in for our Penny Wars. Proceeds will go towards the All-Abilities Playground at Rinderer Park.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
The Jaycee’s Parents’ Night Out that was going to be held in the HE Gym tomorrow night has been cancelled.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Fundraiser pickup tomorrow, 12/11, from 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM in the north gym.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Mrs. Cotto’s and Mrs. Langham’s classes have collected a lot of mittens and hats for The Simple Room in Greenville for their service project.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Fundraiser Information What: Highland Elementary Fundraiser Pickup When: Tuesday, December 11 3:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. Where: Highland Elementary North Gym If you cannot pick up your items during this time, please make arrangements. Thank you for your support!
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Grade 5 volleyball has started!
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
HE third graders got a lesson on hand washing today.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
HS Madrigals came to perform for us this afternoon.
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
The band
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
A few pics from our concert tonight. Great job, students!!
about 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Our grade 5 concert has been rescheduled for Monday, November 26 at 7:00 PM. Also, fundraiser packets need to be turned in by 9:00 AM Friday.
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Fundraiser packets are due tomorrow. Please send it with your child on Wednesday. Thank you for supporting our school!
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
A few reminders: 1. Monday, Nov. 12, is a full school day 2. Fundraiser packets are due Nov. 14 3. Grade 5 band/music concert is Nov. 15, at 7:00 P.M.
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Scoring information
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Our students are learning a life long activity.
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Matt Fredericksen
Use the QR code to download the new district App!
over 1 year ago, Matt Fredericksen
Lori Miscik
Friday is Red Day for Red Ribbon week.
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
We had an assembly today from Olympian Debbie Sullivan....Dream and Believe!!
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Please view the following link and participate in our 5 Essentials survey. Your identity and responses will be kept confidential. Once you are at the site, click on Take the 5 Essentials Survey on the top right hand corner. http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Thursday is Camouflage Day for Red Ribbon Week.
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Wear orange tomorrow for Unity Day...Unite against Bullying and Unite for Kindness and Acceptance
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Thursday is the last day to make your P/T Conference for next week. Please contact your child's teacher for a time. If you are having trouble, please call the office to make an appointment.
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Tomorrow is favorite team day...Team Up Against Drugs for Red Ribbon Week.
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
The phone system at Highland Elementary is down, currently. Please send emails for any urgent concerns to: jclarke@highlandcusd5.org and rschmidt@highlandcusd5.org. Thank you!
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Just a reminder that report cards are going home today. Monday is Crazy Sock Day for Red Ribbon Week.
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Just a reminder that Monday is Crazy Socks Day for Red Ribbon Week.
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Just a reminder that Oct. 17 is picture re-take day. If you have any questions, please call the office.
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik
Lori Miscik
Good morning, HE!
over 1 year ago, Lori Miscik