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HES Caps for a Cure JDRF

We are calling on all HES students to help find a cure for Juvenile Diabetes by participating in "Caps For a Cure" May 21-25.  For $5, students may wear a hat to school each day that week to support Macy Roberts and Brennan Faught who will be participating in the JDRF Walk.  Let's help lift them up by supporting their efforts!

HES Summer Reading Challenge Summer Reading

Summer reading is so important!  To encourage your child, the "Summer Reading Challenge" sheet will be sent home with students the last week of school.  Students can return the completed sheet of books they read over the summer on the first week of school. You can also click HERE for the sheet.  In return, they will receive prizes (books, bookmarks, bracelets).  Also, the Daviess County Public Library has their own reading challenge with bigger prizes.  Register your child at https://dcplibrary.beanstack.org/reader365.  The grand prize is a chance to win a Nintendo Switch.  For more info about the importance of summer reading, visit https://sites.google.com/friscoisd.org/summerreading/why-summer-reading

DCHS Summer Camps for Kids! Summer Camps

Check out all of the fantastics summer camps offered by DCHS!  Click HERE for more info!

Enroll Now for Engineering Summer Camps boys with plane

Enroll HERE. These summer-time camp experiences are FUN and prepare students for higher-level science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) classes. The critical thinking, creative problem-solving and collaboration skills that campers learn at these summer camps will benefit them for a lifetime. Enroll HERE.

HES BOGO Book Fair! Book Fair

Stock up for summer reading at our final sale of the school year! The popular Buy One Get One Free Scholastic Book Fair starts May 3rd and ends May 10th (6 days open).  The free book has to equal or be less than the highest price book.  Click HERE for more info.  Click More for specific times. 


HES BBQ Festival 5K 2018 5K

Join the HES Team for the 2018 BBQ Festival 5K!  Click HERE for more info.

DCPS Kids First Support Awards support

DCPS Kids First Customer Service & Office Professional Nominations accepted through April 16

DCPS - A Symphony of the Arts artsshowcaselogo

Arts Showcase spotlights student talents in visual and performing arts

DCPS Preschool-Kindergarten Registration P-K

Sign up at DCPS Elementary Schools - March 5-16 

DCPS Transfer and Tuition Information tuition-transfersign

DCPS will accept transfer and tuition applications from March 1 to June 29.

Talking to Children About Violence NASP

A Message from DCPS Supt. Matt Robbins - Guidelines for Parents in Talking to Children About High-Profile Acts of Violence

HES "Paws to Read" Book Fair! Book Fair

HES' "Paws to Read" Book Fair begins February 22nd and ends March 1st.  Click HERE for times and date info.  Click HERE for shopping online and the interactive book flyer! Hope you can come shop what is sure to be a "fur"bulous book selection! 

New Immunization Requirements for ALL Students shotspic

The state of Kentucky has updated immunization requirements for ALL students attending public schools. 

School/District Report Cards SRC

2016-17 School and District Report Cards are now available on the KDE website

HES SBDM Council Minority Parent Rep Nominations Important Notice

Nominations are currently being taken for one minority parent representative to serve on the HES SBDM Council.  Nominations will be taken beginning November 27 through December 1.  Click HERE for more information.

DCPS 2018-2019 Calendar Now Available cal2018-2019

The DCPS 2018-2019 instructional calendar is now available. 

HES Veterans' Day Celebration Veterans' Day

On Wednesday, November 8th, Highland Elementary School will be hosting a Veterans Day Celebration with a special guest speaker, Cathy Mullins. If someone in your family is currently serving or has served in the Armed Forces, we would like to honor them on this day.  Please click HERE for more information.


HES Canned Food Drive Canned Food Drive

The week of October 30th - November 3rd, HES will be having a Holiday Food Drive. The food will be used by the Family Resource Center to assemble food baskets for families here at Highland that need assistance in putting together their Thanksgiving meal.  Click HERE for details.  Thanks in advance for helping our Highland community!


HES Pumpkin/Gourd Decorating Contest! Pumpkin Contest

Get your "artist" on and decorate a small pumpkin of gourd to look like a storybook character!  Entries may be dropped off until October 24th to the Media Center. Click HERE for the details!

HES PTO Frighteningly Fun Family Night Family Fun Night

Calling all ghosts and goblins to attend the HES PTO Frighteningly Fun Family Night for food and activities!  Will you make it throught Haunted Campground and the Hall of Frozen Monsters?!  Click HERE to find out what other "frighteningly fun" activities PTO has planned for this super fun night!

HES Red Ribbon Week! Red Ribbon

HES is celebrating Red Ribbon Week - Drug Free is the Way to Be! this coming week October 23rd-27th.  Classrooms will be competing for the most school spirit.  Click HERE to see how your student can show that they have better things to do than drugs! 

Pension Reform - What You Need to Know ... and DO teacherinclassroom

Our goal is to provide complete and accurate information to answer questions about pension reform in Kentucky. Whether you are a DCPS employee or a member of our community, this issue is important to ALL of us. Here's what you need to know ... and what you need to DO. 

HES "Saddle Up and Read" Book Fair! Saddle Up and Read Book Fair

Saddle on up and head on to the HES "Saddle Up and Read" Book Fair starting Thursday, September 28th and ending Thursday, October 5th.  Hours are 7:30am-2:45pm with extra hours on Monday 5:00-7pm and Tuesday 4-7pm.    

HES SBDM Council Minority Parent Representative Nominations Important Notice

Nominations are being taken for one minority parent representative for the Highland Elementary School SBDM Council.  Nominations will be open September 27 - October 4, 2017.  Click HERE for more info.

High Attendance Day - Sept. 20 highattendance

Every Day Counts! 

HES Parent Meet Parent Meet

Join us on Thursday, September 14th, 4:30-6:30 for Highland's Parent Meet!  Get all the info you need to know!  Click HERE for more details.

HES Grandparents' Day! Grandparents' Day

HES will be serving breakfast for our special grandparent visitors on Tuesday, September 12 for our K-2nd grade students and Wednesday, September 13 for our 3rd-5th grade students from 6:45-7:30.  Breakfast price is $1.75 each.  Our special menu for the day will be: chicken biscuit, fruit, juice and milk.  We hope to see you then!

HES Donations for Hurricane Harvey Relief Please Give

Highland Elementary School will be collecting items for Hurricane Harvey Relief.  Please click "Read More" for a list of what is being collected through September 15th.

Thank you, Daviess County community! invest

DCPS moving forward with 'Kids First!' facilities initiative

Online Registration Now Open! olr

Online registration is open for students attending DCPS schools in 2018-19.

HES Back to School Information Happy Camper 2017

Please click "Read More" to see all HES Back to School Information.  We can't wait to see our "Happy Camper" Hornets!

HES Preschool Parents ONLY! Important Notice

The PRESCHOOL PARENT ORIENTATION MEETING LOCATION has changed due to the new floor installation not being completed. The alternate meeting location will be Meadow Lands Elementary School, 3500 Hayden Rd.  Same date and time, August 2nd at 5:30 p.m.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Please click "READ MORE" for more info.

HES Kindergarten Screening Important Notice

HES Kindergarten Student Screening will be on Tuesday, July 25th, 4-6 pm, at HIGHLAND.  Alternate location is Country Heights Elementary School IF we have a last minute change due to construction.  Important Details:  All participants will enter the front hallway, proceed through the cafeteria (parent sitting area), and students will be screened in the Early Learning Center.  ALL students must stay with their parent/guardian and cannot tour the building as construction crews are still working.  

SBDM Council Meeting Schedules SBDMlogo2

School-Based Decision Making Councils meet throughout the year to establish school policies and make decisions to support student achievement. 

Free & Reduced Price Meal Application apple

On-line applications are now open for families eligible for free or reduced-price breakfasts and lunches. 

HES Back to School! Back to School

Highland's Back-to-School event is scheduled for Thursday, August 3rd. Hopefully, construction will be completed by then.  We will utilize letters home, Infinite Campus email messenger, Facebook posts and OneCall to communicate any changes in date, time, or location.  We are looking forward to seeing our Hornets!

Back-to-School Events back2school

DCPS Schools have scheduled back-to-school events to welcome students and families to the 2017-18 year! 

Infinite Campus update IC

Infinite Campus student and parent portal updates

DCPS Summer Feeding Program schedule SummerKid

Locations and schedule of summer feeding sites - meals available to all youth age 18 and younger. 


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