HMS Important Summer Info

Important 2023 Summer Dates at HMS

Highland CUSD 5 App and HMS Social Media

District 2023-24 Calendar




  • HMS Office Open for Registration 

    •  8 AM - 3 PM 

  • Fall Pictures / ID Pictures at HMS

  • 8 AM - 1 PM


  • Fall Pictures / ID Pictures at HMS

    •  8 AM - 1 PM and 5 PM - 8 PM


  • Last day to register online



  • 6th Grade Student Orientation 

    • 9:30-11:00 for Students

    • More information below


  • 6th Grade Open House

    • 5:30-6:30 


  • 7th/8th Grade Open House

    • 5:30-6:30 


  • First Day of School- Regular Dismissal at 2:35

Useful Parent Logins / Websites

  • Registration Information
  • Click Here to access transportation information for your child. The username is your student’s ID number, the password is the student’s birthday in the following format, mmddyyyy (example 06252001 for June 25, 2001).

Picture INFO

The schedule for school yearbook/ ID pictures is: 

Tues., July 18, 8 AM - 1 PM.  

Tues., July 20, 8 AM - 1 PM and 5 PM - 8 PM.

Voegele Studio will take pictures at Highland Middle School. There’s no cost to take pictures, but students may purchase copies (order forms will be available in July).  Students need a current picture for their student ID. If you have questions, you can reach Voegele Studio at 654-7291. 

***If you cannot make these two dates, there will be a day in August once school starts that Voegele Studio will be in to take pictures for new students and anyone who did not get their picture taken over the summer.***

Fall Sports Tentative Tryout Dates in August

*Please Register with the link below if you plan on trying out for softball, baseball, dance, or you are joining cross country by July 22.

You must have an up-to-date physical within the last 395 days to tryout. Students who do not have a physical on file at HMS that is valid will not be allowed to tryout.

Full Physical Form- 6th grade 

Sports Physical Form Only- 7th/8th Grade

6th Grade Student Orientation

All incoming 6th graders are encouraged to attend 6th Grade Student Orientation Day on Wed., Aug 9, in the HMS Pup’s Plaza. Students will be provided with their class schedule upon arrival.

  • 9:30-11:00 

  • Doors will open at 9:00 am

  • Students will receive a tour of the building and learn about school life at HMS. This event is for students ONLY and put on by HMS Administration, Staff, and our Student Ambassadors. It is a great way to transition to the new school year! 

Frequently Asked Questions for New 6th Grade Students

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