Please see this updated flyer with the corrected dates. We apologize for any confusion. Thank you! https://5il.co/67km
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
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...
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!
HMS Cheerleaders will not be attending IESA competition this weekend and there will also not be practice. Thanks!
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!
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.
A big congrats to Coach Durbin and the 7th grade girls' basketball team as they finished their season with 18 wins and 3 losses!
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
Friday, December 21, 2018, Highland Middle School will dismiss at 1:50 pm.
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.
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.
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/
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.
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
Check out Mrs. Schmitz's class making ice cream in science class today! https://drive.google.com/open?id=1cyU26k3LfmG3DaL2Ju3MMU2YJZeB9aDX
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!
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!
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
Saturday, November 10th there will be a Youth Arts Expo at the Masonic Temple from 11:30 to 1 pm
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
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.
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
Girls Basketball raised $172 for Breast Cancer Awareness during Friday night's game! Way to go!
Thanks to Highland Optimist Club for our district VR goggles. 6th grade used the VR goggles to explore Ancient Egypt.