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  • College Information Night

    Highland High School juniors are invited to attend a College Information Night which will take place on Tuesday, January 25, at 6:30 PM, via Zoom (a link will be provided the morning of the session). The presentation will include information about the college search process, the college application process, and scholarship resources. For more information, call (845) 691-1021.

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  • January, 2022 Reopening Letter

    Dear Highland Central School District Community: As another challenging year with Covid-19 comes to an end, I hope you will reflect on the steps we have taken together as a community to keep our schools open and safe for our faculty, staff and students. And, while there is still uncertainty related to the pandemic, we remain focused on positively impacting the education of our students. Please click for full letter from Supt. Freer

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  • NYS Digital Equity Survey

    The New York State Education Department is asking parents or guardians in every school district to complete a Digital Equity survey (for each student in the family) in grades Kindergarten – Grade 12. Please click for more information.

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  • Highland MS Yearbook Orders!

    Welcome back to another year of Middle School 7th and 8th graders, and welcome 6th graders! This year we are so much closer to normal, and you may want to remember the 2021-2022 school year. We are preselling yearbooks for this year and doing it digitally, to make it easier for families.

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  • Highland Alumnus Returns to Inspire High School Students

    Highland High School graduate and NBC news correspondent Scott MacFarlane returned to his alma mater on November 4 to speak to students about how his time in Highland helped shape his identity and launch his career. Read the full story here.

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  • Highland Volleyball Dig Pink Event Raises Money to Support Local Organization

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and to help spread the word and raise awareness about the disease, the Highland Husky Varsity Volleyball team hosted their annual "Dig Pink" fund-raising event during their home match against Saugerties on October 5. Read more here!

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  • Vax to School Initiative

    We hope that this letter finds you and your students healthy and doing well as our new school year gets underway. As you know, one of our major goals this year is to have as many of our students attend school in-person in the safest way possible. Preventing illness and limiting the number of quarantines necessary are essential components in achieving this goal. Vaccinations are one tool available to help with both. Please click for full letter.

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  • Board of Education Considers Future Capital Project

    The Board of Education has begun discussing the possibility of holding a spring capital project vote. The potential project is part of the Board’s multi-year strategic approach to leveraging retiring debt to update aged facilities and infrastructure without causing tax spikes. Learn more here.

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  • Parent Portal Information

    If you would like to gain access to the Parent Portal for Schooltool, please read the instructions on the attached letter  (click on Parent Portal forms). The Registration form must be brought in to the Main Office along with a Photo ID.  Thank you!

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  • Is your emergency contact information up to date?

    Is your emergency contact information up-to-date? If your child became seriously ill at school, could we reach you? If there were an emergency school closing, how would we let you know? Whether for a snow day, emergency or progress updates school officials occasionally need to contact parents/guardians with important information. We rely on the emergency contact information that you

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