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  • HMS Students Get Hands-on Lessons in Fire Science

    In honor of Fire Prevention Week earlier this month, Grade 8 students from Highland Middle School (HMS) visited their local fire department to participate in a unique, hands-on approach to learning about fire safety. During their visit to the Highland Fire District Headquarters on October 24 and 25, the students were introduced to the field of fire science. Fire instructor Jeff Dimetro explained that fire science uses principles of science and engineering to study the causes, effects, and prevention of fire, and that it encompasses everything from fire management and fire behavior to fire investigation.

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  • TRC Auto Presents October’s Lunch and Learn with a Leader Series at HHS

    Matt Bahr, owner and master technician at TRC Auto in Highland, visited Highland High School on October 23 where he shared his experience and discussed various career paths in the automotive industry, along with sharing some hands-on auto care tips, with 25 students.

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  • HHS Students Showcase Spanish Learning with Day of the Dead Celebration

    Students in Highland High School Spanish classes showcased their knowledge of the "Day of the Dead" with a feast, colorful posters, and a traditional offering table.

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  • District Safety Plan

    Attached is the updated HCSD District Level Safety Plan. It is available for the public to make comments and ask questions. If you would like to make any comments, please call Sarah Dudley-Lemek at 691-1014, or send an e-mail to sdudley@highland-k12.org The plan will be presented at the Dec. 3rd Board of Education Meeting.

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  • National Honor Society

    New Inductees in October! Highland High School inducted 34 new members to their National Honor Society. These students displayed high academic achievements, good character standing, community involvement, and strong leadership skills.

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  • Volleyball Holds Annual Dig Pink Fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and to help spread the word and raise needed funding to support research for a cure, on October 7 the Highland Husky's Volleyball teams hosted a "Dig Pink" event during their JV and Varsity matches against New Paltz.

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  • Transportation Department Pilots a 6 Foot Stop Arm to Enhance Safety

    The Highland Central School District (HCSD) is piloting an extended “stop arm” safety device on one of its school buses. The device, which is attached to the vehicle's original stop sign, extends six feet into the oncoming traffic lane.

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  • 2019-2020 School Calendar

    School calendars for the 2019-2020 school year are at the printer and will be mailed to families around August 19. In the meantime, you can take a peek at the calendar by opening this story.

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