Chastity Hyre
8Red Sam’s pizza night!
1 day ago, Chastity Hyre
Chastity Hyre
Team 8 red January birthdays
1 day ago, Chastity Hyre
Team 6 Black
6 black AR Awards for 2nd Quarter
2 days ago, Team 6 Black
Angela Hartlieb
A few shots of Team 7Black students working hard on their 3D Word Project in Language Arts.
2 days ago, Angela Hartlieb
Stephanie Schwappach
6 Red AR awards...Congrats to Anthony, Kenzie, and Sylvia.
2 days ago, Stephanie Schwappach
Kateri Purtle
Please see this updated flyer with the corrected dates. We apologize for any confusion. Thank you! https://5il.co/67km
2 days ago, Kateri Purtle
Kateri Purtle
Attention Parents: Volleyball tryouts for 6th grade will continue tomorrow for those making first cuts. It will also include 7th grade. Please see the attached flyer with all dates and information. Please make sure that your student has a current physical on file in the school office. If you have any questions, please call the HMS office. Thanks! https://5il.co/67gu
3 days ago, Kateri Purtle
Matt Scheibel
VOLLEYBALL TRYOUTS! 6th grade only tryouts are from 2:45 - 4:45 pm tomorrow (Tuesday). Please be dressed appropriately and have a shirt on with your name on the back (PE shirts will work). 7th-8th tryouts will be announced soon...
4 days ago, Matt Scheibel
Rebecca Braundmeier
Congratulations to our Team 7 Red Quarter 2 Award Winners!
4 days ago, Rebecca Braundmeier
Elizabeth Weder
So proud of our HMS 8th Grade Girls Basketball Team! Rally for Rae!
7 days ago, Elizabeth Weder
Kateri Purtle
All HMS sports and activities are cancelled for today and Saturday. This includes musical practice and set design, all games, sports practices, etc. Thank you!
7 days ago, Kateri Purtle
Kateri Purtle
HMS Cheerleaders will not be attending IESA competition this weekend and there will also not be practice. Thanks!
7 days ago, Kateri Purtle
Kateri Purtle
The girls basketball regional championship game that was scheduled for this evening has been postponed due to the extreme weather conditions being forecasted. The game will now be held on Monday, January 14 at 5:30 pm at the HMS gym. Thank you for understanding!
7 days ago, Kateri Purtle
Team 6 Black
6 Black made edible models of Geologic Columns in Science
8 days ago, Team 6 Black
Elizabeth Weder
Happy Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Officer Flake!
9 days ago, Elizabeth Weder
Deb Holcmann
HHS Dance Team will be hosting a dance camp for grades Kindergarten through 8th grade. The camp will be held on February 16, 2019, from 9 am to 3 pm at the Highland Elementary Gym. Fliers and registration forms are available at the HMS Information Desk.
9 days ago, Deb Holcmann
Matt Scheibel
To celebrate their win at State, the Cheerleaders will perform their routine after the Boy's basketball game tonight! Come check it out! (Game starts at 5:30pm)
10 days ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
Teachers were hard at work today getting ready for students tomorrow!
11 days ago, Matt Scheibel
Elizabeth Weder
Ugly Holiday/Winter Sweater Competition at HMS today!
28 days ago, Elizabeth Weder
Elizabeth Weder
Santa came to visit one of our classrooms today at HMS!
28 days ago, Elizabeth Weder
Team 6 Black
6th grade VIP Minute to Win It!
28 days ago, Team 6 Black
Deb Holcmann
A big congrats to Coach Durbin and the 7th grade girls' basketball team as they finished their season with 18 wins and 3 losses!
28 days ago, Deb Holcmann
Rebecca Braundmeier
Congratulations to the 11 students who participated in the Geography Bee today. And a big congrats to our winner, Nick James!
28 days ago, Rebecca Braundmeier
Chastity Hyre
8 Red VIP Bowling field trip
28 days ago, Chastity Hyre
Angela Hartlieb
Team 7Black students cheering on our own Jack, Bryant, and Gideon in the HMS Geography Bee! Wishing all students good luck!
28 days ago, Angela Hartlieb
Elizabeth Weder
Coaches have holiday spirit!
29 days ago, Elizabeth Weder
Elizabeth Weder
Our bands were amazing today! Thank you Mr. Allen!
29 days ago, Elizabeth Weder
Chastity Hyre
Great job 8red on your service to the community! Thanks for your donations to the Highland Food Pantry!
30 days ago, Chastity Hyre
Stephanie Schwappach
6 Red winners from the Greek Olympics
30 days ago, Stephanie Schwappach
Team 6 Black
Congratulations to all the winners of the 6 Grade Annual Greek Olympics! Way to go 6 Black for bringing home the trophy!
30 days ago, Team 6 Black
Stephanie Schwappach
6th Grade “You Rock Award” winners. Way to go!
30 days ago, Stephanie Schwappach
Matt Scheibel
Congratulations lady bulldogs on a great season and on your win tonight against Fulton! (18-14) Tonight we recognized our 8th graders. (Congrats to 7th grade too on your win!)
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Stephanie Schwappach
6th grade honors HPD for their service project.
about 1 month ago, Stephanie Schwappach
Matt Scheibel
Officer Flake came into 7th period health class to talk about the effects of alcohol, tobacco/vaping and drugs today!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Ann Kleinmann
Team 8 Black enjoys lunch out as part of their field trip! I think All-you-can-eat is a big hit!!
about 1 month ago, Ann Kleinmann
Ann Kleinmann
Students on Team 8 Black visited the Holocaust Museum today. This field trip is part of their Diary of Anne Frank unit in LA. The Museum preserves the legacy of the Holocaust, educates about its causes and empowers visitors to make the world a more tolerant place.
about 1 month ago, Ann Kleinmann
Rebecca Braundmeier
Team 7 Red Magnificent 7 Winners!
about 1 month ago, Rebecca Braundmeier
Kateri Purtle
Any current 8th graders, incoming Freshman, that are interested in playing HHS football, there will be an informational parent/player meeting Wednesday December 19, 2018 at HMS at 6:30 pm. We strongly encourage anyone that is interested in playing this fall to attend. If you are unable to attend the meeting please contact Monica Rensing at 618-781-7809. Thank you, Coach Warnecke Monica Rensing
about 1 month ago, Kateri Purtle
Deb Holcmann
Friday, December 21, 2018, Highland Middle School will dismiss at 1:50 pm.
about 1 month ago, Deb Holcmann
Matt Scheibel
Great concert tonight @ HMS!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Elizabeth Weder
Attention Highland Middle School: Student Council's Pack the Place scheduled from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 10, has been cancelled. Student Council plans on rescheduling this event for the end of January. Students that purchased a ticket will need to come to the office during their lunch hour to receive a refund.
about 1 month ago, Elizabeth Weder
Ann Kleinmann
Students on Team 8 Black participated in several Hours of Code this week as part of their math class. Survey results show that this activity has increased their interest in Computer Science!!
about 1 month ago, Ann Kleinmann
Elizabeth Weder
Holiday Spirit Days
about 1 month ago, Elizabeth Weder
Rebecca Braundmeier
Mrs. Coziar's classes participating in the worldwide Hour of Code today to celebrate Computer Science Week!
about 1 month ago, Rebecca Braundmeier
Elizabeth Weder
Hour of Code in LA today on 7 Red!
about 1 month ago, Elizabeth Weder
Chastity Hyre
8 red birthdays
about 1 month ago, Chastity Hyre
Deb Holcmann
Lost and Found: **If your student has lost jewelry, sunglasses, watches, clothing of all kinds, PE uniforms, shoes, books, etc., please have them check the lost and found before the 14th. We have a LOT of stuff.
about 1 month ago, Deb Holcmann
Matt Scheibel
Mrs. Hagarty's classes went bowling today!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
Girls Basketball last night enjoyed the SLU and UCONN game!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Deb Holcmann
HOMEWORK: The Highland District Website is: www.highlandcusd5.org. If you go to that link, find the Schools Tab and slide down to Highland Middle School. On that page, you will find you will find a button marked Homework. Click on the button and you will see pictures of each team. To check information about Team Events, homework calendar, VIP Requirements, Homework Links, Teacher Bios, Announcements and Team News, please click on your child's website link below. This is the preferred method of getting homework for grade 6, team 7B and team 8R. 6Black Website: hmsteam6black.weebly.com/teachers.html Team 6Red Website: http://hmsteam6red.weebly.com/ 7Black Website: http://hmsteam7black.weebly.com/index.html Team 7Red Website: http://hmsteam7red.weebly.com/ Team 8Black Website: http://team8black.weebly.com/ Team 8Red Website: https://hms8red.weebly.com/
about 1 month ago, Deb Holcmann
Matt Scheibel
Just a reminder that in the monring students must be in the building by 7:32am. Please make sure your child is here on time. It is important for their success! Thanks!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
Today Ms. Kelley's class heard guest speaker Todd Mitchell speaking for code.org. Students this week are participating in Hour of Code!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Kateri Purtle
HMS Pack The Place Highland Middle School will be hosting a Pack the Place event on Monday, December 10th. Students who attend the event will stay after school to participate in a variety of activities listed on the flyer. Students will then be walked down to the to the gym to attend and cheer on the HMS Boys' Basketball Team, as they take on Triad. Students can purchase a Pack the Place ticket for $8.00 from Tuesday, December 4th - Monday, December 10th. This will give them access to the activities/event, pizza, a drink, a cookie, and admission to the basketball game. Students can purchase a ticket during lunch time from our HMS Student Council members. Students must keep this ticket, as it is going to be used like money that evening.
about 1 month ago, Kateri Purtle
Kateri Purtle
This is HMS' 13th year participating in the Supply The Troops Drive -- hoping for our biggest year yet!! We will be collecting supplies through Monday, December 10th. Please see more information below. Thank you so much for your support!!
about 1 month ago, Kateri Purtle
Matt Scheibel
Congratulations boys on your 1st place win at the Staunton Tournament!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
7th grade Girls Basketball got 2nd place at the Carlyle Tourney today! Congratulations girls!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Chastity Hyre
Holocaust Museum field trip 2018
about 1 month ago, Chastity Hyre
Kateri Purtle
Thank you to everyone who supported our Lady Bullpups uniform fundraiser. They have arrived and look amazing!!
about 1 month ago, Kateri Purtle
Chastity Hyre
The cast of the Diary of Anne Frank!
about 1 month ago, Chastity Hyre
Matt Scheibel
8th Period bowling!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
Deck the Halls!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
Period 2 bowling!!!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Elizabeth Weder
The HHS Madrigal Choir performed at lunch today! Thanks so much! We enjoyed it tremendously!
about 1 month ago, Elizabeth Weder
Elizabeth Weder
Learning about Estonia from Highland’s foreign exchange student Damaris in Mrs Hubbard and Ms. Braundmeier’s geography classes today! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kr8WxbdD3na8LfmU0JY7-0TJC2GqXnl2/view?usp=sharing
about 1 month ago, Elizabeth Weder
Elizabeth Weder
Mrs. Gaffner’s PE classes are bowling at HiTop today!
about 1 month ago, Elizabeth Weder
Matt Scheibel
Mazzios Night for 8Black is Monday evening!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Elizabeth Weder
Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your time with family and friends!
about 1 month ago, Elizabeth Weder
Matt Scheibel
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!!Don't forget to shop smile.amazon.com and add "Highland School District Foundation " as your charity. Amazon will donate with every purchase!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Elizabeth Weder
Check out Mrs. Schmitz's class making ice cream in science class today! https://drive.google.com/open?id=1cyU26k3LfmG3DaL2Ju3MMU2YJZeB9aDX
about 1 month ago, Elizabeth Weder
Matt Scheibel
Check out a full recording of our Veterans Day Assembly online - https://tinyurl.com/y8bd3l3x ! Special thanks to Connor Mortland and his crew for making this recording possible!
about 1 month ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
Congratulations to Caitlyn Morris who won 1st place for the middle school for her VFW essay "Why I honor the American Flag". She will attend an award ceremony on Jan. 12th and her submission will then go up against district essays!
2 months ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
PE classes went bowling this week!
2 months ago, Matt Scheibel
Elizabeth Weder
The vendor fair is being held in the HMS gymnasium. We will also have concessions available for purchase as well! Hope to see you there!
2 months ago, Elizabeth Weder
Elizabeth Weder
Just a reminder that Highland Middle School has our Vendor Fair tonight! Come on out and get some holiday shopping out of the way!
2 months ago, Elizabeth Weder
Rebecca Braundmeier
Team 7 Red Honor and High Honor Roll Students. Way to go!!
2 months ago, Rebecca Braundmeier
Elizabeth Weder
No School Thursday, November 15!
2 months ago, Elizabeth Weder
Kateri Purtle
Make sure to download the new HCUSD5 app to stay up on all the latest information, including school closings!
2 months ago, Kateri Purtle
Rebecca Braundmeier
Team 7 Red's Mazzio's Night is tonight from 5-9pm. Hope to see you there!
2 months ago, Rebecca Braundmeier
Elizabeth Weder
More from HMS’s Veterans Day assembly!
2 months ago, Elizabeth Weder
Elizabeth Weder
HMS honors our Veterans!
2 months ago, Elizabeth Weder
Chastity Hyre
We appreciate you!
2 months ago, Chastity Hyre
Ann Kleinmann
HMS Honored Veterans 11/9/18. Excellent job done by presenters, band, choir, and students in attendance. The respect you have shown members of our community who have served our country is inspiring!!
2 months ago, Ann Kleinmann
Chastity Hyre
K9 training
2 months ago, Chastity Hyre
Rebecca Braundmeier
7 Red students participating in Veteran's Day Assembly and guest speakers.
2 months ago, Rebecca Braundmeier
Deb Holcmann
HHS football plays tomorrow at Joliet Catholic in Peoria. They are taking a fan bus. If HMS students want to go there are a few spots left. Parents need to go to the high school office and bring $6 and fill out a permission slip today! Go Dawgs
2 months ago, Deb Holcmann
Chastity Hyre
Red man suit training for Veterans Day
2 months ago, Chastity Hyre
Chastity Hyre
Camo Gunter
2 months ago, Chastity Hyre
Courtney Taylor
We appreciate our veterans! Thanks to TSgt USAF Taylor for coming to speak with our 6 Black students.
2 months ago, Courtney Taylor
Chastity Hyre
We love our veterans!
2 months ago, Chastity Hyre
Matt Scheibel
We are all ready to honor our Veterans today (Friday). Please join us for our Assembly starting promptly at 1:20pm! Please enter at the south side gym entrance.
2 months ago, Matt Scheibel
Chastity Hyre
8 Red birthdays!
2 months ago, Chastity Hyre
Courtney Taylor
6th grade "removing organs" for Ancient Egyptian canopic jars in Social Studies
2 months ago, Courtney Taylor
Deb Holcmann
Saturday, November 10th there will be a Youth Arts Expo at the Masonic Temple from 11:30 to 1 pm
2 months ago, Deb Holcmann
Matt Scheibel
HMS Girls Basketball team (with the help of HHS Football and HHS Volleyball) helped to raise over $800 for the American Cancer Society!
2 months ago, Matt Scheibel
Elizabeth Weder
HMS Fundraising Reward!
2 months ago, Elizabeth Weder
Matt Scheibel
Mrs. Sellers demonstrates the correct way to weave! Looking good art classes!
2 months ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
https://hmsvf2018.itemorder.com/sale Get some Highland gear! Deadline is this Sunday Nov. 4th!
3 months ago, Matt Scheibel
Kateri Purtle
HMS Family, We would love to invite all of our community veterans to our annual Veteran's Day Assembly on Friday, November 9, 2018, at 1:15 in the HMS Gymnasium. We hope that you can join us! See the attached flyer below for more details, http://5il.co/5f2a
3 months ago, Kateri Purtle
Kateri Purtle
Highland Middle School is collecting new or used shoes for the Shoeman Water Project! Shoes are used to raise funds to provide clean water around the world. All types are accepted including athletic, sandals, boots, and more as long as they do not have holes in them. Please place shoes in our donation box in the front entrance by Friday, November 16.
3 months ago, Kateri Purtle
Kateri Purtle
HMS Vendor Fair, 11/16, 4:30-8:30pm
3 months ago, Kateri Purtle
Deb Holcmann
Youth speed school
3 months ago, Deb Holcmann
Elizabeth Weder
Rocktober at HMS!
3 months ago, Elizabeth Weder
Deb Holcmann
HSHS St Joseph hospital auxiliary Used book sale Nov 1st 1-4 pm. $3 admission November 2. 9 am to 4 pm. Free admission November 3. 9 am to noon. $3 admission Ungata Conference Center
3 months ago, Deb Holcmann
Elizabeth Weder
Fan fun!
3 months ago, Elizabeth Weder
Elizabeth Weder
1st home game for the boys tonight! Go Dogs!
3 months ago, Elizabeth Weder
Matt Scheibel
Model UN practice!
3 months ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
Girls Basketball raised $172 for Breast Cancer Awareness during Friday night's game! Way to go!
3 months ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
New Viewmasters!
3 months ago, Matt Scheibel
Courtney Taylor
Thanks to Highland Optimist Club for our district VR goggles. 6th grade used the VR goggles to explore Ancient Egypt.
3 months ago, Courtney Taylor
Matt Scheibel
Trivia with Debbi
3 months ago, Matt Scheibel
Matt Scheibel
Debbie Sullivan 3 Time Olympian is here!
3 months ago, Matt Scheibel
Chastity Hyre
Zoo trip success
3 months ago, Chastity Hyre
Courtney Taylor
6 Black VIP Party
3 months ago, Courtney Taylor
Chastity Hyre
Winners!!!
3 months ago, Chastity Hyre
Courtney Taylor
6 Black AR awards this morning for 1st Quarter
3 months ago, Courtney Taylor
Ann Kleinmann
Springfield 2018 Team 8B
3 months ago, Ann Kleinmann
Elizabeth Weder
Congratulations HMS Cross Country! Girls placed 3rd and Boys finished in 12th place at State. We also had 6 individual medalists!
3 months ago, Elizabeth Weder
Chastity Hyre
Springfield 2018
3 months ago, Chastity Hyre
Chastity Hyre
Springfield 2018
3 months ago, Chastity Hyre
Chastity Hyre
Springfield 2018
3 months ago, Chastity Hyre
Stephanie Schwappach
Edison’s Night!
3 months ago, Stephanie Schwappach
Stephanie Schwappach
6th Grade Breakfast Fun!
3 months ago, Stephanie Schwappach
Elizabeth Weder
Thanks for supporting 6th grade at HMS!
4 months ago, Elizabeth Weder