School News & Announcements

New Photography and Video Policy!

Please be aware that there is a new DCPS Photography and Video Policy for school visitors.  All visitors to the schools must conduct themselves so as not to interfere with the daily operation of the school program.



HES PTO Open Positions

Highland's PTO is preparing for the 2016-17 school year and has some positions opening on the board.  These positions are an intricate part of helping fund your children's education!  For more information please click HERE.

DCPS Snow Day Information snowflake

Parents are encouraged to be familiar with DCPS Cancellation, Delay and Early Dismissal information.

HES "Kiss the Gift" Raises $2508!

Highland Elementary students worked together to support our Family Resource Center by participating in “Kiss the Gift”.  The classroom that raised the most money gave their teacher the privilege of “kissing” a mystery gift.  


Early Registration and Fee-Based Preschool

Preschool programs at seven DCPS elementary schools will begin accepting applications on Monday, Jan. 11. Fee-based preschool is also available; applications should be submitted by Friday, Feb. 12.

DCPS 2016-2017 Calendar

The DCPS Board of Education has approved an instructional calendar for 2016-2017.

SBDM Meeting Schedule 2015-16

School-Based Decision Making Council meetings are open to the public. Those wishing to attend should contact the school to confirm time/date.

DCPS Teaching Excellence Awards 2016

Nominations for Teacher of the Year and Great Expectations Teaching Excellence Awards accepted through March 1

DCPS Customer Service and Office Professional Awards 2016

Nominations for DCPS Great Expectations Customer Service and Great Expectations Office Professional Awards accepted through May 1

Sit Down With Saylor

DCPS Superintendent Owens Saylor wants to meet YOU!

Support Our Schools!

Students benefit when schools and homes work together on their behalf! Here are some easy ways you can support DCPS and our children!

Public Notice

The Daviess County Public Schools district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age, religion or marital status in educational programs and activities or employment practices.


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The Daviess County Public Schools district prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital or parental status, political affiliations or beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status or disability in its educational programs and activities or employment practices.