Did you know... Highland Elementary recycles Skin care packaging: lip balm tubes and caps, soap dispensers and tubes, body wash caps, lotion dispensers and caps. Hair care packaging: shampoo caps, conditioner caps, hair gel tubes, and caps, hair spray triggers, and hair paste caps. Cosmetic packaging: lipstick cases, lip gloss tubes, mascara tubes, eye shadow cases, bronzer cases, foundation packaging, powder cases, eyeliner cases, eyeliner pencils, eye shadow tubes, concealer tubes, concealer sticks, and lip liner pencils. We earn money for our school while saving these from going to landfills. These items can be dropped off in the school office.
Tonight is Mazzio’s Night for our Specialists. Come out and have dinner with us. Dine in or carry out from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
It’s time to clean out your closets again! Highland Elementary is going to be competing in another textile recycling competition during the month of April. Please donate your old clothes, sheets, curtains, etc to the bins at the 4 Diamonds. Please hold on to them until April 1 when the contest begins. We appreciate your help!
Just a reminder that we dismiss at 11:00 tomorrow, Friday, March 5.
Mazzio’s Night fundraiser for grade 3 from 5:00-9:00 tonight! Both dine-in and carry out benefit our third graders. Please come and join us!
Happy America Recycles Day! Do something good for the environment today. We will honor the day at school tomorrow by wearing Earth-related shirts or green. ♻️
Please fill us up! It’s time to get rid of clothes you haven’t worn, curtains and towels that haven’t been used in years, and purses and shoes that are no longer needed. There’s one week left and Highland Elementary has fallen to second place. We are determined to get the top spot back. Please help us by spreading the word.
It’s time to clean out those closets! Highland Elementary is participating in the “Battle of the Schools”. This is a clothing and shoe collection challenge hosted by USAgain. Please place any unwanted clothing and shoes in the bins at the 4 Diamonds. The contest runs Sept. 14- Oct. 14. The top 20 schools will win anywhere from $250-$2000! We appreciate your support.
Since we couldn't see it in person, here is a virtual tour of Highland Elementary. https://youtu.be/1bTwqJHX7AI
Grade 3 Material Pick Up - Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Time is 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Grade 4 Material Pick Up Reminder Tuesday, May 19, 2020. 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Pick Up Reminder: Grade 5 Material Pick Up is tomorrow, Monday, May 18, from 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Please be prepared to come inside (one parent with a mask) in case the weather is not cooperating. Otherwise, we will be out in the circles.
Material Pick Up Reminder Monday, May 18 Grade 5 Tuesday, May 19 Grade 4 Wednesday, May 20 Grade 3 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. each day
Happy Teacher Appreciate Week to the most hard working and caring teachers and assistants ever! We are so proud to be a part of your team.
Here's the video one more time with an addition. Hope you all enjoy!
Please click on the link for a message from the Highland Elementary staff. https://youtu.be/xV8vDW1rMis
For those grade 4 and grade 5 boys who are going to the high school hitting camp, it has been moved to 10:30 A.M -12:00 P.M. tomorrow March 1. It is still being held at the high school.
Spring program materials for grades 3 & 4 are now online to sing and practice at home! Log into Quaver and find it under assignments.
Join us at Mazzio’s tonight from 5:00-9:00 P.M. Tonight’s fundraiser is for our specialists!
Please come Monday, January 27, to enjoy Mazzio’s pizza for Grade 3! We would love to see you there!!
Quavercode of the month is: newyears2020 Also, don't forget to try some Rockstar quizzes for a chance at a prize!
STEM activity enjoyed by 4th graders today as they took on the evergreen tree cup stacking challenge.
December Quavernotes Code of the Month is: HappyHolidays19 (Redeem for 100 points, code expires January 1st)
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!
November QuaverNotes code of the month for is ThanksToYou (no spaces) redeemable for 100 QuaverNotes until December 1st!
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!
Please take a moment to fill out our 5 Essentials Parent Survey. http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/
Congratulations to our King, Josh R. Lead Stowaway, Alyssa B. and Stowaway Singers , Addy B. and Payton A. - Come see them perform Nov. 14th!
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.
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!
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!!
Just a reminder that school will be dismissed at 11:45 A.M. on Friday, May 10.
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 email@example.com if you are available to help. It will take place from 3:30-approximately 4:30.
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.
Grade 5 Mazzio Night tonight! Dine in or carry out from 5:00-9:00 P.M.
Spring Picture Day is tomorrow. This is the only day for the pictures. There is not a re-take day.
Grade 4 Mazzio Night from 5;00 -9:00 PM. Come out and be served by the teachers.
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.
Just a reminder that today, March 1, is an early release day at 11:45 AM
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.
Some of our third grade Valentine's Day parties
Mrs. Mesle's class during science with flight trials.
Come out to Mazzio's tonight! It is Specialists Night for HE from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.
Monday kicks off our Kindness Challenge. Students can wear sunglasses to show being kind is cool!
Grade 3 Mazzio Night is tomorrow. Come out and be served by the teachers from 5:00-9:00 P.M.
The Jaycee’s Parents’ Night Out that was going to be held in the HE Gym tomorrow night has been cancelled.
Fundraiser pickup tomorrow, 12/11, from 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM in the north gym.
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!
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.
Fundraiser packets are due tomorrow. Please send it with your child on Wednesday. Thank you for supporting our school!
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.
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/
Thursday is Camouflage Day for Red Ribbon Week.
Wear orange tomorrow for Unity Day...Unite against Bullying and Unite for Kindness and Acceptance
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.
Tomorrow is favorite team day...Team Up Against Drugs for Red Ribbon Week.
Just a reminder that report cards are going home today. Monday is Crazy Sock Day for Red Ribbon Week.
Just a reminder that Monday is Crazy Socks Day for Red Ribbon Week.
Just a reminder that Oct. 17 is picture re-take day. If you have any questions, please call the office.
Good morning, HE!