(Washington, D.C., March 24, 2020) – Be on the lookout for potential scammers using the COVID-19 situation to steal personal information, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) warned Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants today. USDA is issuing this warning after receiving reports of several possible SNAP fraud attempts.
Food Service will resume for students tomorrow, Tuesday, March 24. At this time, food for multiple days will be provided. Moving forward, we will be offering food pick-up once a week and will be supplying food for the whole family, not just individual students. Starting next week, the food distribution will be held on Wednesdays, from 9 AM-12 PM at Highland High School. We will have a drive-up model outside of the cafeteria. Those who cannot come to the High School to do pick up should call 691-1040 and we will deliver meals to them.
Updates from CollegeBoard about the Spring AP exams keep coming. The situation is fluid and I am sure there are more changes to come. Please check back often for information. Mr. Judge
We appreciate the patience and support you have shown as we navigate these uncharted waters. Several weeks ago, we began planning for a possible school closure. While we didn’t expect this to be a simple effort, I’m not sure anyone could have predicted just how monumental the task would be.
During the period in which Highland schools are closed, students who typically receive mental health services in school will be unable to meet with mental health staff. Therefore, district mental health staff would like to make families aware of the following community-based mental health resources:
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