Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Librarian, Ms. Kati Richardson conducting a “Book Tasting” for students in Mrs. Himsel’s English class. Students are able to preview a variety of genres at each table. Great to see hard copy books still in use at HHS!
3 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Amy Boscolo
The Varsity Boys Basketball game vs. Edwardsville will be played in Jerseyville tonight at 7:30pm, not tomorrow.
3 days ago, Amy Boscolo
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Athletic Events Jan 13-19
5 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
In order to receive data from the 5Essentials Survey, HHS needs a minimum 20% response rate. We kindly ask that you take a few minutes to complete this anonymous survey. http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/ … The survey closes Feb. 15, 2019. Thank you!
5 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
All HHS sports and activities are cancelled for Friday and Saturday. This includes show choir practice, all games, sports practices, etc. Be safe and see you Monday!
7 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Amy Boscolo
Please see the athletics website for the updated bracket for the Highland Girls Basketball Tournament! https://sites.google.com/highlandcusd5.org/hhsathletics/home
7 days ago, Amy Boscolo
Amy Boscolo
The Boys Bowling Regional at Salem has been postponed to Monday, January 14, 2019 at 9am.
7 days ago, Amy Boscolo
Amy Boscolo
The Highland Girls Basketball Tournament games for Saturday, January 12, 2019 have been postponed. Please see the HHS Athletics website for an updated bracket. The bracket will be posted later today.
7 days ago, Amy Boscolo
Amy Boscolo
The JV/V Boys Basketball games vs. Columbia have been cancelled for Friday, January 11, 2019. A makeup date has not been confirmed at this time.
7 days ago, Amy Boscolo
Dr. Chris Becker
Reminder that the 5Essentials Parent Survey closes Feb. 15, 2019. http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/ Thank you for participating!
14 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Happy New Year Bulldogs! Everyone be safe tonight and best wishes for an amazing 2019!
17 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas.
24 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Officer Flake visited with Mr. Elledge's Driver Ed classes to discuss what to do if pulled over or involved in a traffic crash. Students had many questions on traffic laws. Officer Flake discussed the laws regarding the consumption of alcohol and driving under the influence.
30 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats to Sam LaPorta on his commitment to play football at the University of Iowa. We are so proud of you.
30 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Our Winter Choir Concert is this evening at the Highland Elementary School at 7pm. Students should be there ready to rehearse at 5:30pm and the doors open to the audience at 6:30pm. Below is a link to the live stream of the concert. See you all tonight! https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/highland-high-school-highland-il/evt4e02c44fef
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
More from You Can’t Take It With you! Our cast was amazing.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
You Cant’t Take It With You
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Students being assessed on restaurant conservations in Mrs. Buchthel’s Spanish class. How to order? How to pay? How to ask what’s the special? How to deal with a problem like the wrong Food order? Definitely an authentic task for students.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Ott’s Biology class participating in a review game as test prep. Engaged in learning with a competitive aspect to increase participation with peers
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Fall Play-You Can’t Take It With You Sat & Sun at 7:00pm-HHS Kennel Adults $8 Students $5
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Winter Band Concert
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Mr Gibb Clark and the entire Madrigal Cast putting on a great Sunday Matinee with the Madrigal Dinner. Congrats to all involved.
about 1 month ago, Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Dr. Chris Becker
Varsity Boys Basketball Highland 50 Ladue 34
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Madrigal Dinner was outstanding this evening. Congrats to all participants and Mr. Gibb-Clark for directing. An amazing show full of phenomenal talent. Bravo!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
More PD on a Google and VR Goggles.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Faculty participating in PD training on Google Tools, Google Classroom, and Virtual Reality Goggles. Excited to expand what we do to improve teaching and learning.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Remember Pearl Harbor
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Please see the link below for information on Final Exams-Dec 19,20, and 21. https://www.highlandcusd5.org/o/highland-high-school/page/final-exams
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Counselors at their professional development session today. Thanks Mrs. Jackson, Mrs. Lieberman, and Mrs. Spaeth. We had a great day at the Career and Technical School Counselor Workshop. We can’t wait to bring this info back to our students!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Bonnie Gelly an OB-GYN from SOGA came into parenting class today to answer questions about pregnancy, labor, and delivery
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
GEMS engineering fair this morning showcasing some Project Lead the Way and engineering curriculum. Great work ladies and Mr. Durbin with some amazing projects.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
JV hoops battling against Carlyle!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Bulldogs 50-Chatham Glenwood 42. Boys took over in the 2nd half and owned it showing hustle, heart, and toughness to seal the game. A great win against a tough CS8 opponent.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Varsity Boys Basketball up by 2 at half against Chatham-Glenwood. Good ball game so far.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
New TV at the information desk to increase communication with HHS news, announcements, games, concerts, and events. Today we are running the Mattoon FB playoff game. Students take a quick look during passing periods and lunch.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
PAC is sponsoring a charity Christmas Tree that will be put up in the Commons. Bring in your hats, gloves, mittens, scarves, and extra coats to support a child in need this winter season. The items can be slightly used or bought new. Items are due by DEC 14th. #helpingothers
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Happy Friday everyone! If you’re out and about this Saturday, the Highland FFA has just the thing you need to complete your Christmas decorations! They have worked putting together real Christmas wreaths as a fundraiser. The FINAL wreath sale will be held from 7am-12pm tomorrow. You can pick up one of these wreaths from Tru-Buy, Rural King, or Alhambra Maedge’s! Once they’re gone, they’re gone so come get one! They look absolutely beautiful
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Circuit Judge Sarah Smith presented to HHS students today on positive choices and good decision making. Please continue to encourage your student to be smart and to make healthy choices. We care about them so much.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
National Honor Society inductions. So proud of these students. Thank you teachers, parents, and community, and for the powerful keynote from Mrs. Duncan and thanks to our sponsor Mrs. Himsel.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Winter sports and activities have been invoiced and full payment is due by December 15 or students will not be eligible to participate in competitions, events, and performances. Thank you for your assistance regarding this matter and enjoy the winter sports season!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Please view the following link for November information from HHS. This note includes--info on Final Exams, the new district App and social media, the Veterans Day Assembly, and other HHS events and happenings. https://5il.co/5oyi
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Please see the link below for information on Final Exams-Dec 19,20, and 21. https://www.highlandcusd5.org/o/highland-high-school/page/final-exams
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Excited to see everyone back at school on Monday! FTT is 3rd Hour.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
From: Rene Barr Due to forecast, the FFA will not be walking in the Christmas Parade this evening. We will have toy drive flyers for members to distribute next week. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Happy Thanksgiving from Highland High School! We are grateful for a wonderful faculty, amazing students, supportive parents, and a strong community. Please enjoy this special day of thanks as you spend quality time with family, friends, and loved ones.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Barr and Mrs. Baden’s classes after winning Thanksgiving Trivia after morning announcements.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Youth Leadership Optimist Dinner this evening honoring some amazing student leaders at HHS.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Culinary students in Mrs. Jones’ class prepared a Thanksgiving Feast from scratch- start to finish. They also talked about table etiquette, having conversations instead of using phones, and family traditions. Amazing work by our students.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
A quick preview of the Final Exam Schedule for Dec 19, 20, and 21. More details to come after Thanksgiving. https://drive.google.com/a/highlandcusd5.org/file/d/0B0rxceYmezfibEM0T1Bud1NHNG45T2F6UWlMeUdoMWE1eUE4/view?usp=drivesdk
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Students in Ms. Seelhoefer’s class working on a science activity simulating cell transport. They searched the room to crack the code with an engaging activity.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Madrigal Dinner is December 7-9. 6:30 dinner performances on the 7th and 8th are $20 and the 2:00 appetizer performance on the 9th is $15. Please call the High School office to make reservations. 618-654-7131.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Thank you Highland CUSD 5 custodial, maintenance, and facilities teams for clearing sidewalks and lots today. We appreciate your hard work to get school ready for Friday! Students please allow extra time and be safe coming to school in the morning. It’s almost Friday!
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Happy Snow Day! Attached are athletic practices for today 11/15. Students and parents should use caution when driving. Practices are encouraged, but not mandatory. Madrigals practice is cancelled. Also, FTT with be 6th hour on Friday. Be safe out there!
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
School Cancelled for 11/15/18
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Liza Basden
Honors Chemistry students identifying unknowns for the What’s in That Bottle lab
2 months ago, Liza Basden
Dr. Chris Becker
Check out info on the Bulldog Grounds Coffee Shop with Mrs. Gayla Stirewalt. https://www.bnd.com/news/local/community/highland-news-leader/article221379150.html
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Today, we show gratitude and give thanks to all who have served our great nation. We appreciate your service.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Thank you is not enough to say to our athletes, seniors, the City of Highland, coaches, fans, and students. It was a wonderful season. 11-1.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
JCA 48-Bulldogs 21-7:36 remaining
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
JCA 42-Bulldogs 21 5:21 left in 3rd
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
JCA 35-Bulldogs 14- 7:55 left in 3rd
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
JCA 28-Bulldogs 14 at half
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
JCA 21-Highland 14. Feldmann with a 2 yard TD run. 57 sec left in 1st half.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Let’s go Bulldogs!
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
An impactful lesson in Mrs. Bland’s College Writing class as students crafted thesis statements and participated in learning conversations with peers. They are learning to take their writing to the next level with meaning and purpose.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Some exciting new things are happening in the Highland FFA! The new tractor that was leased with grant money was delivered yesterday. Also, our plot sponsor sign is now up, with landscaping still to come. A special thank you to all of our sponsors that support the FFA plot! Also a huge thank you to Alumni member Shawn Hogg and Trouw Nutrition employees for helping the FFA members install it.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Some pictures from today’s Veterans Day Assembly. Honoring our veterans and forever grateful for their service. It was a powerful day for all.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
The Highland Bulldogs take on the Joliet Catholic Hill Toppers Saturday at 5 PM. Bulldog Radio will have all the play by play action on Bulldogradiohighland.com
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Veterans Day Assembly begins around 7:40 am today. Watch at NFHSNetwork.com and search for Highland High, IL. Thanks for your service.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Check out the article on the Football Bulldogs https://www.bnd.com/latest-news/article221358400.html
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Students should report to the gym at 7:30am Friday for the Veterans Day Assembly at 7:40. We are proud to honor all those who have served.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Blood Drive! Doing what we can to save a life and putting others before ourselves. Thanks to all who donated blood and volunteered to work today. Thanks to Coach Vance for sponsoring.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Hey Highland Bulldogs...with generous local businesses trying to help our quest to bring the 12th man to the game Saturday, the bus has been paid for! Permission slips and $6 (ticket price) are due Friday by 9am! First come, first served!
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Wiegman Sarah
I'm attaching the following photo to be included in The Pioneer Paper. Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks for supporting our High School. Front Row(L-R): Kate Marti-Foreign Language, Carlie Mettler-Vocational, Kate Feldmann-Science, Mae Riffel-Social Studies, BayLee Wetzel-Band, Madison Self- Art, Back Row (L-R): Hannah Kernan-Family & Consumer Science, Miranda Arnold-English, Trevor Zobrist-Business, Emilie Hoepker-Math, Tori Lynn-Chorus. Missing from the photo is Ryan Riggs-PE. Plaques donated by Dave's Trophies.
2 months ago, Wiegman Sarah
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS will be taking a fan bus to the quarter final football game this Saturday, November 10 in Joliet. The cost is $20 per student, which includes the game ticket. Permission slips and money are due to the HHS office by 9:00 am Friday morning. Please view and download the following link for the permission slip: http://5il.co/5i1b
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Amy Boscolo
The Highland Bulldogs will play Joliet Catholic Academy next Saturday, November 10 at 5pm at Memorial Stadium in Joliet.
3 months ago, Amy Boscolo
Dr. Chris Becker
Bulldogs beat Mattoon 56-35! On to the quarterfinals next weekend.
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Band!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Girls XC 21st at State! HHS is so proud of our team and coaches.
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Stop by P/T Conferences on Friday to see teachers during Open House session! Hours are 8-3pm and we are closed for lunch from 11:30-12:30. We hope to see you there!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Good Luck Lady Bulldogs XC at State on Saturday in Peoria. Compete hard, give it your all, and run fast! You make HHS proud.
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Down the New District App!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
The first Bulldog Football playoff game is this evening at 5PM! If you can't make the game, catch LIVE on the NFHS network, brought by HHS’s own WDOG Media Group at https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/highland-high-school-highland-il.
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Tickets for tomorrow’s 5 PM football game will go on sale today from 11:15am until 12:45pm at HHS. Tickets are $5 for all attendees per the IHSA. 🖤🏈❤️🏈🖤🏈❤️🏈🖤🏈❤️🏈
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Good Luck Cross Country at Sectionals on Saturday in Decatur!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Go Bulldog Football!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Regional Champions!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Highland FFA recognized as a three star chapter today at National FFA Convention in Indianapolis ; super proud of these kiddos! @hhsbulldodAD
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Amy Boscolo
It’s post season for the Bulldogs! The volleyball team will play in the Regional final Thursday at 6pm against Jersey at Jersey. Football will play at home against Rich Central on Saturday at 5pm. Tickers are $5. We will do a pre sale on Friday from 11:15-12:45. The gate will open at 3:45pm Saturday. The cross country team is headed to Decatur on Saturday. The girls run at 11:30am and the boys run at 12:15pm. Let’s go Dogs!
3 months ago, Amy Boscolo
Wiegman Sarah
HHS Parents, Please click the link for our latest newsletter: https://www.smore.com/592hr Thanks, HHS School Counselors
3 months ago, Wiegman Sarah
Dr. Chris Becker
Please view the following link and participate in the 5 essentials survey: http://5il.co/5d8n Your identity and survey responses will be kept completely confidential and will never be connected to you or your child.
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
ALL SCHOOL-PLC ASSEMBLY THURSDAY 10/25/18 from 9:15-10:15am in GYM-Olympian Walker:Debbi Sullivan
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Cheryl Holtzclaw, HHS Administrative Assistant
Jostens will be in the commons during all lunch periods today to collect orders for graduation announcements, cap & gown, and other graduation items. Please contact Jostens directly at 654-1001 for any questions or Cheryl Holtzclaw at 654-7131, Ext. 4102.
3 months ago, Cheryl Holtzclaw, HHS Administrative Assistant
Dr. Chris Becker
Students solving equations in Mrs. Ayer’s Algebra class with the game “Deal or No Deal.”
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Students hear a Peace Corps presentation about Columbia in Mrs. Twyford’s Spanish III class.
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Back by popular demand, your Bulldog School Store! https://hglndhssprt2018.wswebstore.com/store Orders are due by November 15th and will be delivered to HHS before winter break.
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
If you ordered Pink gear for this weekends football game...it’s here! Pick it up this week in the HHS office! 💕🏈💕
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Mary Jackson
College Fair tonight at SIUE! 6-7:30pm www.siue.edu/ircf
3 months ago, Mary Jackson
Dr. Chris Becker
GO BULLDOGS! @hhsbulldogad
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
UPDATE-The IHSA has ruled on our playoff footballgame time for Saturday. We will kickoff at 5pm, not 7pm. Let’s go Dogs! ❤️🏈🖤
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Jessica Daniels
The HHS phones are operational, again. Thanks, Dr. Becker, Principal
3 months ago, Jessica Daniels
Jessica Daniels
The phone system at HHS is down, currently. Please send emails for any urgent concerns to: choltclaw@highlandcusd5.org jdaniels@highlandcusd5.org jjansen@highlandcusd5.org cbecker@highlandcusd5.org Thanks, Dr. Becker, Principal
3 months ago, Jessica Daniels
Dr. Chris Becker
Athletic Events Oct 22-27 -note we are waiting for final confirmation from IHSA on playoff football game date and time
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Football Playoffs-The Bulldogs will host Rich Central at 7pm on Saturday, October 27 at the HHS Stadium! See you there!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
SLU COLLEGE FAIR : Sunday Oct 21st 1-4pm Simon Recreation Center
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Fox News Pep Rally-Go Bulldogs!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
From Coach Welz-JV Football: Super proud of these boys right here. Finished off their season tonight winning, and with a record of 7-2 on the season. Couldn’t be more proud to be their coach! (Most of our games were played on Saturdays. Hints the flag.)
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Volleyball-Hard work and dedication pays off! All levels completed the regular season going undefeated in conference play! Varsity has now set the single season record for wins with their 31st win of the season tonight and is looking to continue adding to it this post season! Great job ladies! Go Bulldogs!! Record: 31-2
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Next week we will be sponsoring a Red Ribbon Week to show our support in the fight against drugs! Participate for a chance to win some cool prizes! @HHSbulldogsIL
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Red Ribbon Week Dress Up Days! 10-22 to 10-26
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats to our culinary students!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Girls Tennis headed to a State!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Please see the October Board Report for highlights and happenings at HHS: http://5il.co/5bc7
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
MVC Champions!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats Lady Bulldogs!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats Lady Bulldogs Volleyball!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Friday Pep Rally at 6 am at HHS Gym
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Liza Basden
Flame tests in AP Chem today
3 months ago, Liza Basden
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Football Bulldogs are MVC Conference Champions!!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Student Section vs. CM
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker