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This Saturday, February 21st, DCPS students may attend KWC Basketball games for free!  Click HERE for more info!

Superintendent Search Screening Committee Info and Nominations sssLOGO

We are currently accepting nominations for PARENTS, CERTIFIED EMPLOYEES and CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES to serve on the Screening Committee. 

Superintendent Search Screening Committee SSSCommitteeLogo

Members of the Screening Committee will be listed here as they are elected/appointed.  

Parent Information Meeting sssLOGO

Program to provide overview of Superintendent Search and Selection Process

DCPS Cancellation, Delay and Early Dismissal Information snowyflake

Information about DCPS cancellation, delay and early dismissal procedures.

HES Family Resource Center Angel Tree Angel Tree

The holiday season  is here and with it comes the Family Resource Center Angel tree.   This has been a tradition at Highland for many years and it is a great way for you to spread joy to a Hornet student.   For convenience, the tree will be set up in the office December 1 through the 9.   Please click HERE for more info. 

DCPS 2017-2018 Calendar 20172018Cal

DCPS 2017-2018 Calendar is available to view or download.

DCPS Commemorates Veterans Day DCPS honors Veterans

Students and staff members at all DCPS schools will honor those who have served and are serving our country with special Veterans Day programs. All active and former members of the military are invited to attend as our honored guests; contact the schools for more information. 

HES Red Ribbon Week Red Ribbon

Highland celebrates Red Ribbon Week October 24 - October 28.  Classrooms will be competing for the most spirit!  Drug free is the way to be! Click HERE for more info.

HES PTO "Frighteningly Family Fun Night"! FFN

Please come on out for a spooky good time on Tuesday, October 25th for the HES PTO "Frighteningly Family Fun Night"!  Please click HERE for more info!

HES Chance to Win $500 for Our School!

On Saturday, September 24th, HES has a chance to win a $500 Wellness Grant!  Help us to put a water fountain outside!  

HES ParentMeet

Please join us for ParentMeet on Monday, September 12th.  Click HERE for more information.  We hope to see you there!

HES Cross Country Information

Is your Hornet ready to run?  Click HERE for more information about Highland's Cross Country team.  GO HORNETS!!!

DCPS Honors 2016 Great Expectations Award Winners

Teaching Excellence, Office Professional and Customer Service award winners were recognized at DCPS Opening Day ceremonies on Aug. 9

HES Back to School Letter to Families

Please click HERE to view the Highland Back to School Letter to families.

Congratulations, Kenny Kelley!

DCPS bus driver Kenny Kelley was honored with the 2016 KASA Fred Award for outstanding customer service

Online Registration - Parent Portal Links

Parents of students who will attend DCPS schools in 2016-17 must complete online registration process. 

DCPS Back-to-School events

DCPS schools are hosting back-to-school events to welcome students and parents to the 2016-17 year! 

HES School Supply Lists for 2016-17

Please click HERE to see Highland's School Supply Lists for the 2016-17 school year!

DCPS 2016 Teachers of the Year

Honoring outstanding educators at our DCPS schools! 

Online Registration Now Open!

Online registration is required for students attending DCPS schools in 2016-17. Read this for more information, including Open Lab dates and locations where assistance will be available.

Highland Families Show Support for Health and Fundraising!

On Wednesday, May 27th, Highland students participated in a healthy fundraiser for the school’s PTO.  Students and their families brought in over $5,000 in donations for new technology needs in the building. 

Summer Feeding Schedule

DCPS provides free meals to youth age 18 and younger at locations across Daviess County. Schedule includes sites, times and dates of meals; and Summer 2016 menu.

DCPS Arts Showcase artsshowcase

Visual and performing arts showcase is 4:30 to 8 p.m. April 19, 21 and 26 at Daviess County High School 

Summer Tech Camps

AHS Engineering Academy is offering Summer Tech Camps open to ALL students entering grades 4-8. 

HES SBDM Council Parent Nominations

Highland Elementary will be electing two parent representatives for the SBDM Council on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, from 7:00 am – 2:30 pm. Nominations will be open March 22nd through April 12th.  Please click HERE for more info and a nomination form.

HES BBQ Fest 5K Info and Entry Form

Come join HES in the annual BBQ Festival 5K on May 14th!  Click HERE for more information and the entry form.

HES Choir to Sing on WBKR!!!

Exciting news!  Tune in to WBKR on Thursday, March 3, at 10:00 am to hear the HES Choir, Singing Hornets, sing to benefit St. Jude's Children's Hospital. If you would like to make a donation, please call the donation line that day at 1-800-201-8883. 

HES PTO Dining Out Night at Firehouse Subs!

Firehouse Subs is hosting fundraiser dining out nights on Tuesday AND Thursday of this week, 4-9pm.  Please click HERE for flyer to get 10% donated to HES PTO! Thanks for helping support HES!

Sit Down With Saylor

Next Session - March 8 

Preschool-Kindergarten Registration preschool

DCPS elementary schools are accepting Preschool and Kindergarten registration March 7-18.

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 Teaching Excellence Awards 2017 Teacher of the Year

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

HES Kindergarten Pasta Drive for Help Office HES Kindergarten Pasta Drive

Highland Kindergarten is hosting a Pasta Drive to benefit our local Help Office through Friday, October 7th.  

DCPS - Distinguished District! distinguished

ALL DCPS schools Proficient or Distinguished! 

HES Book Fair!

The Highland "Bookaneer" Book Fair is coming September 29-October 6!  Please click HERE for more info!

Growing Minds, Growing Hearts growing hearts minds

Our theme this year is “Growing Minds, Growing Hearts" as we promote an academic growth mindset across the district, celebrating and encouraging community service as an important learning experience for our students.

DCPS Customer Service and Office Professional Awards 2017 Office Professionals Award

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

DCPS Lives United UnitedWay

DCPS supports the United Way 2016 Campaign

Support Our Schools!

Donate these items to support our DCPS schools!

SBDM Council Meeting Schedules

School-Based Decision Making Councils will meet throughout the year to support teaching and learning in all DCPS schools. 

STOP Tipline Safety Tipline Online Prevention

Resource offers anonymous reporting of bullying and unsafe situations. 


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