Dr. Chris Becker
Please view the following link for the March 2019 Parent Letter and Board Notes: https://5il.co/6zmq
about 6 hours ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Highland CUSD 5 Assistant Superintendent, Mr. Derek Hacke presenting to HHS seniors on preparing for College and Careers. Some great dialogue and discussion regarding life after high school.
about 8 hours ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Ms Heidi Houchins, counselor at Triad, giving a presentation on good decisions and mental health to the freshman and sophomores at Highland High School
about 10 hours ago, Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Dr. Chris Becker
Highland Optimist Oratorical Contest-1st place Reagan Crask and 3rd place Lily Becker in Highland girls division from HHS
1 day ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Families, Please click the link to see the latest School Counselor Newsletter: https://www.smore.com/9tzuy Have a great day, HHS School Counselors
2 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Varsity Baseball opening on the road this afternoon.
3 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Art 2 students working on Calder sculptures in Mrs. Wander’s class
7 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Ms Sylvies with assistance from Ms Buch helping students research their favorite musical acts from 1965-75. Nothing is more powerful then music from an era. This decade was the decade of the cultural revolution.
7 days ago, Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Bland and English I students taking a quick break from reading the Odyssey by Homer. She is finishing up her last few days before going on Maternity Leave for the semester. We wish her the best as a new mom!
7 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
PSAT/SAT permission slips are due Monday, April 1, 2019, see link below for details about the test on April 9th. http://5il.co/6wib
7 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Parents, Please see link below for information regarding the Illinois Science Assessment scheduled for April 26, 2019. http://5il.co/6wia
7 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Student Council sponsors and officers heading to the KDSC Convention with a $400 donation for Got Your 6, an organization that provides therapy dogs free of cost to veterans and first responders. Students helped Student Council raise money for the donation by attending the Spring Fling dance on Friday, March 8th.
7 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Kimmle and Algebra I students working on factoring.
8 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Please view the following link for SAT information for all grade levels: https://5il.co/6wan
8 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Simmons and Chemistry students working on a lab experiment with heat and energy transfer. Simmons is holding two different tiles and students had to predict which ice cube would melt more quickly on each tile.
8 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
The Band and Choir directors!
9 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mr. Gibb-Clark leading the Combined Choirs in Never Enough
9 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mr. Case leading Star Wars!
9 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Jamie Keys and HHS Jazz Band!
9 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
DESTRESS FEST is coming to HHS the last week of March. We'd love for everyone to have a shirt to wear. Use this link to purchase your T-shirt by Sunday, March 17th; shirts will be delivered to you at school. https://aa-sportswear.com/hhs_got_your_6_support_dogs/shop/home
9 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
We are working on correcting some power and network issues at the Highland CUSD 5 Admin Center. Phones, internet and access to PowerSchool may be intermittent while we work on the issues. We will send out updates as we make progress. Thanks for your understanding.
9 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Shrek-Coming Soon!
10 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Dominos Night March 12!
10 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Ms Hall’s Health Class practicing conscious and unconscious choking to become certified in fFirst Aid and CPR.
10 days ago, Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Dr. Chris Becker
Great work HHS Show Choir!
12 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Spring Fling chaperones just hanging out
13 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Spring Fling 2019!
13 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Don’t forget to Spring Ahead this weekend!
13 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Stirewalt’s Algebra class applying and using order of operations. And yes, we still use Please, Excuse, My, Dear, Aunt, Sally to help remember the steps. (Parentheses-Exponents-Multiplication-Division-Addition-Subtraction)
13 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Students in Mr. Lewis’ English III class researching and preparing projects on the history of American outlaws. Students are investigating the significance and impact on American history and folklore.
13 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Students practicing and applying inscribed angles in Mr. Hawkins’ Geometry class
13 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Dillon Powell, Connor Mortland and Chris Durbin represent the Technology Club at the March 4th Optimist Club meeting where President Rick Duft presented the club with a check as a thank you for the Broadcasting of the 2019 Optimist Club Shootout.
14 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congratulations to the HHS Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams who both qualified for the IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award for outstanding grade point averages for the 2018-19 season. The boys team had a GPA of 3.71 and the girls team had a GPA of 3.75. We are so proud!
14 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
2019-2020: The first day of school for Highland will be Wednesday, Aug. 14, and the last day of school will be Thursday, May 28. https://www.bnd.com/news/local/community/highland-news-leader/article227084999.html
16 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Please have a conversation with your student about the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes. Sometimes it’s hard to do, but we must try to attack this nationwide epidemic. https://www.bnd.com/news/local/community/highland-news-leader/article226993384.html
17 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
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.
17 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
We are so proud of our faculty and staff and thank them for all they do!
18 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS senior Tori Lynn performing in the American Choral Directors Association National Honors Choir in Kansas City.
19 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats to Emmy Nyquist on finishing 2nd in the IHSA 3A 3-point contest! Way to go! 🖤🏀❤️
19 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Regional Champions!
20 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Highland 31-Salem 19 at half of Regional Championship Game
20 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Operation Snowball students presenting at today’s faculty meeting. They are working to create a sense of community, build relationships, and create an inclusive school culture that supports everyone. They did an amazing job.
20 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Great to see retired HHS & HMS Counselor, Mrs. Sherry Thomas and retired Athletic Director/Assistant Principal, Mr. Steve Lanxon subbing in our building today. They love working with kids and we’re glad to have them. Thanks to all our subs who help every day!
20 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Duncan talking with juniors before the SAT practice test. Students used Khan Academy Test Prep to get some work in before the actual test on April 9.
20 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Hello Juniors! Reminder we are taking the PRACTICE SAT on Friday from 7:40-11:00. If you have not checked your room assignment, they are outside the Counseling Office. See you in the morning ready to go!
21 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
The jv and freshman baseball practices have been cancelled due to weather conditions.
21 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Girls soccer practice is cancelled for today 2/28 due to continued weather concerns.
21 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Scholar Bowl match has been cancelled for 2/28
21 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Athletics for 2/28-practices are not mandatory, but encouraged if students can make it safely. Please use discretion.
21 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Due to the freezing drizzle and the timing of the current weather, Highland CUSD No. 5 will not be in session today, Thursday, February 28.
22 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Please find attached the 2019/2020 School Calendar. It was board approved on Monday.
22 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Next Friday, March 8th, we will be hosting the 🌸SPRING FLING🌸 in the HHS Commons!! Tickets will be $7 or $4 with a donation listed on the picture attached! Hope to see you all there!! @HHSbulldogsIL
24 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Please see the BND article related to last week’s PLC Assembly on mental health and wellness. Thanks to Mrs. Heidi Houchins for sharing her powerful story with students. https://www.bnd.com/news/local/community/highland-news-leader/article226645474.html
24 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Ms Hayes’, Ms Hall’s, Mr Vance’s, and Mr Warnecke’s classes participating in team building exercises with the National Guard. Special Thanks to Ms Hayes for organizing the activities.
24 days ago, Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Dr. Chris Becker
Awesome work today from HHS staff and NHS students supporting Special Olympics!
26 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Saturday Scholars at SLU -Adventures in Medicine and Science (cadaver lab ). Thanks to sponsors Mrs. Twyford and Mrs. Duncan.
26 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Please view the following link to read the Highland High School Parent Letter and Board Notes for February: https://5il.co/6o09
27 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
FFA Faculty and Staff Breakfast this morning. Thanks to all FFA members and sponsors for an amazing meal.
27 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
MVC Music Festival at McKendree
28 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
MVC Music Festival at McKendree tonight
28 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
FFA Barbecue preparations with the help of Alumni. Enjoying FFA Week!
28 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Reminder- tonight 6pm Collinsville Area Vocational Center Parent meeting 6:30pm SWIC running start parent meeting Both at HHS
29 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Highland High School Snowball-Domino’s Fundraiser Feb 26th!
29 days ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Jessica Daniels - Administrative Assistant
The HHS Phone issue should be resolved now!
29 days ago, Jessica Daniels - Administrative Assistant
Jessica Daniels - Administrative Assistant
HHS phones are down at this time. We hope to resolve this issue quickly. Please send absence information to this email: jjansen@highlandcusd5.org
29 days ago, Jessica Daniels - Administrative Assistant
Dr. Chris Becker
The HHS Symphonic Band at Kaskaskia College today to submit an audition tape for the SuperState Band Festival at the University of Illinois later this spring.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
FFA on their trip today!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
The boys track and field meet at Principia has been postponed to start at noon tomorrow. The bus will leave at 9:30am, not 6:30am.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mr. Vance, Mrs. Hall, and PE students playing some line tag this morning. Sometimes a simple game that involves basic strategy and movement is all that is needed.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS families: Please click the link for the latest School Counselor Newsletter: https://www.smore.com/y4nzx Have a great weekend, HHS School Counselors
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
US Navy presenting on Nuclear Engineering and how it is utilized in our Armed Forces, in Ms Golder’s room.
about 1 month ago, Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Ms Golder and Mr Welz teaching velocity, energy, and friction with hands on experiment.
about 1 month ago, Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Ms Hall’s Health Class doing a group activity on how to overcome odds.
about 1 month ago, Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Dr. Chris Becker
President Lincoln (AKA Mr. Bradley) hosts a Q and A session in history classes. They learned more about his life and impact as our 16th President.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Ms Eaker leading a discussion on the Iditarod Race in Alaska. The students will monitor the race when it starts in a couple of weeks.
about 1 month ago, Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Dr. Chris Becker
Working on solving Algebraic Fractions in Mrs. Korte’s Algebra class. Students simplify, reduce, and multiply to solve problems.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
This is a reminder that the 2018-19 Illinois 5Essentials Survey will close on Feb. 15, 2019. Please see the parent link to take the survey: http://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/survey/parent/ Thank you in advance for your participation.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Ms. Connie Unruh from the TS Institute Financial Literacy presented a check to Colton Cissell, Daniel Williams and Cameron Shultz for a video they created on the benefits of saving money. Well Done!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
The HHS Dance Team continued their success this weekend with a 1st place in Jazz, 2nd in Lyrical and Pom-Dance. Overall Grand Champion AA !!! Great way to cap an amazing season!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Show Choir placed 2nd in their division on Saturday at the Troy Buchanan Invitational! An amazing accomplishment for their first ever competition.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
A quick shot of Colton Brown and Devin Wills at Sectionals today. Both qualified for State in Champaign next weekend! #Bulldogproud
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Wrestlers Colton Brown and Devin Wills are State Bound! Way to go!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mr. Holt’s Economics class playing the Stock Market Game. Neat activity attempting to simulate real world economics. Who will come out ahead?
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats to our winter signing class, Nick Sikora, Brady Feldmann, Jake Kruse, Cody Blackburn, Emmy Nyquist, Jaqlyn Ferguson, and Kelsi Dant.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats to our winter signing class, Nick Sikora, Brady Feldmann, Jake Kruse, Cody Blackburn, Emmy Nyquist, Jaqlyn Ferguson, and Kelsi Dant.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Heinz and Personal Finance students learning about budgeting and future planning.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Perkes and her students working on “coding”today. One student created code for building a mock website for a resort in Arizona.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Ms Barr working with the students on their Ag Projects.
about 1 month ago, Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Dr. Chris Becker
Highland Choirs performing at a fundraiser breakfast on Saturday.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Cheer at state later today. Bring it home ladies!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Cheer advances to day two at IHSA State in Bloomington! Good luck on Saturday ladies!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Come to the FFA Auction and Chili Supper tonight in the HHS Commons! Registration at 6:00pm and Dinner at 6:30pm. See Mr. Jones and Mr. Schmitz In their final semester before retirement.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Come on out for breakfast tomorrow from 8-11 at HMS to support the Highland Choirs-See attached flyer! Grab some breakfast while listening to some great music
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Solving trigonometry equations in PreCalculus with Mr. James
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Students taking a geometry assessment covering the Pythagorean Theorem in Mr. Miscik’s class.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Information on 8th Grade Parent Night! We welcome the class of 2023! https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0rxceYmezfiSDY5TlpQSHRySmNwQVozQnVJelFOSjM3WFpn/view?usp=sharing
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Updated FTT Calendar for Jan and Feb
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
8th grade parent night will still be held as scheduled Wednesday evening (1/30) from 6:30-7:30pm in the high school commons.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Please view the following link to see the parent letter and board notes for January. https://5il.co/6cek
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
2019 “Love the Bus” Campaign https://nasdpts24.wildapricot.org/resources/Documents/2019-Love%20the%20Bus%20Assn%20Article.pdf All questions should be directed to the American School Bus Council info@americanschoolbuscouncil.com.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Attention Freshman: Don’t forget signed class registration forms for 19-20 are due to the Counseling office by Wednesday, Jan. 30
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congratulations to the Varsity Dance Team for their 5th place finish at the IHSA State Tournament!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Our final band performer from ILMEA all-state in Peoria
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Our final band performer from ILMEA all state today in Peoria!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Varsity Cheer- 3rd Place at Sectionals today! Qualified for State next weekend.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
A few ILMEA all-state band members after their performance today in Peoria.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
ILMEA Choir Members after their performance in Peoria today
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Several HHS Choir and Band students performed at ILMEA all state and honors all state this weekend in Peoria. Great work!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS students watching the Dance team compete at state via livestream. Good luck tomorrow in the finals!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Wander’s Advanced Drawing students gesture draw from "model", student teacher Ms. Hoelscher.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS students had an assembly today from Chestnut Coordinator, Mr. Ty Bechel, who presented on the dangers of drugs and alcohol. Please talk at home about making positive choices. Data regarding Madison County is concerning. https://www.bnd.com/news/local/article224599680.html
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Basden’s chemistry class learning about chemical reactions: A demonstration called the methane mamba
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Varsity Takes 1st Place for the 5th Time Highland High School Varsity Cheerleaders, coached by Angie Fears, earned their fifth 1st place honor of the season at the Mater Dei ICCA Invitational on January 20. The fast paced, highly challenging routine was enough to earn top ratings over the other 4 medium varsity teams, despite a few bobbles. The team competes again on Saturday, January 26 at the IHSA Sectionals at Edwardsville, working to secure a spot at the IHSA Competition in Bloomington on February 1.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Today we remember and honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
about 1 month ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats HHS Dance!
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats to the Dance Team who won their 7th straight Sectional Title today! Best of luck at State next week!!! ❤️💃🏻🖤
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Ms. Ott’s chemistry class working on a chemical reactions lab. Learning by doing, experimenting, and problem solving.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Both the Varsity Boys and Girls Basketball teams were defeated tonight. The Girls Basketball Tournament has been postponed to Sunday. A bracket will be posted to the HHS athletic website by 5pm on Saturday evening.
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
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!
2 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Amy Boscolo
The Varsity Boys Basketball game vs. Edwardsville will be played in Jerseyville tonight at 7:30pm, not tomorrow.
2 months ago, Amy Boscolo
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Athletic Events Jan 13-19
2 months 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!
2 months 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!
2 months 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
2 months ago, Amy Boscolo
Amy Boscolo
The Boys Bowling Regional at Salem has been postponed to Monday, January 14, 2019 at 9am.
2 months 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.
2 months 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.
2 months 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!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Happy New Year Bulldogs! Everyone be safe tonight and best wishes for an amazing 2019!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas.
3 months 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.
3 months 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.
3 months 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
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
More from You Can’t Take It With you! Our cast was amazing.
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
You Cant’t Take It With You
3 months 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.
3 months 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
3 months 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
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Winter Band Concert
3 months 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.
3 months ago, Caleb Houchins-Associate Principal
Dr. Chris Becker
Varsity Boys Basketball Highland 50 Ladue 34
3 months 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!
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
More PD on a Google and VR Goggles.
3 months 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.
3 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Remember Pearl Harbor
3 months 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
3 months 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!
4 months 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
4 months 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.
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
JV hoops battling against Carlyle!
4 months 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.
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Varsity Boys Basketball up by 2 at half against Chatham-Glenwood. Good ball game so far.
4 months 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.
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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.
4 months 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.
4 months 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!
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Excited to see everyone back at school on Monday! FTT is 3rd Hour.
4 months 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!
4 months 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.
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Mrs. Barr and Mrs. Baden’s classes after winning Thanksgiving Trivia after morning announcements.
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Youth Leadership Optimist Dinner this evening honoring some amazing student leaders at HHS.
4 months 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.
4 months 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
4 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.
4 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.
4 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!
4 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!
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
School Cancelled for 11/15/18
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Liza Basden
Honors Chemistry students identifying unknowns for the What’s in That Bottle lab
4 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
4 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.
4 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.
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
JCA 48-Bulldogs 21-7:36 remaining
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
JCA 42-Bulldogs 21 5:21 left in 3rd
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
JCA 35-Bulldogs 14- 7:55 left in 3rd
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
JCA 28-Bulldogs 14 at half
4 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.
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Let’s go Bulldogs!
4 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.
4 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.
4 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.
4 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
4 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.
4 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Check out the article on the Football Bulldogs https://www.bnd.com/latest-news/article221358400.html
4 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.
4 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.
4 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!
4 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.
5 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
5 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.
5 months ago, Amy Boscolo
Dr. Chris Becker
Bulldogs beat Mattoon 56-35! On to the quarterfinals next weekend.
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Band!
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Girls XC 21st at State! HHS is so proud of our team and coaches.
5 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!
5 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.
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Down the New District App!
5 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.
5 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. 🖤🏈❤️🏈🖤🏈❤️🏈🖤🏈❤️🏈
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Good Luck Cross Country at Sectionals on Saturday in Decatur!
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Go Bulldog Football!
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Regional Champions!
5 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
5 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!
5 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
5 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.
5 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
5 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.
5 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.”
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Students hear a Peace Corps presentation about Columbia in Mrs. Twyford’s Spanish III class.
5 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.
5 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! 💕🏈💕
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Mary Jackson
College Fair tonight at SIUE! 6-7:30pm www.siue.edu/ircf
5 months ago, Mary Jackson
Dr. Chris Becker
GO BULLDOGS! @hhsbulldogad
5 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! ❤️🏈🖤
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Jessica Daniels
The HHS phones are operational, again. Thanks, Dr. Becker, Principal
5 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
5 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
5 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!
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
SLU COLLEGE FAIR : Sunday Oct 21st 1-4pm Simon Recreation Center
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Fox News Pep Rally-Go Bulldogs!
5 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.)
5 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
5 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
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Red Ribbon Week Dress Up Days! 10-22 to 10-26
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats to our culinary students!
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Girls Tennis headed to a State!
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Please see the October Board Report for highlights and happenings at HHS: http://5il.co/5bc7
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
MVC Champions!
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats Lady Bulldogs!
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Congrats Lady Bulldogs Volleyball!
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
Friday Pep Rally at 6 am at HHS Gym
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Liza Basden
Flame tests in AP Chem today
5 months ago, Liza Basden
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Football Bulldogs are MVC Conference Champions!!
5 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker
Dr. Chris Becker
HHS Student Section vs. CM
6 months ago, Dr. Chris Becker