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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 Snow Day Information

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.

Owens Saylor - 2016 Ky Supt. of the Year!

DCPS Superintendent named 2016 Kentucky Superintendent of the Year

Ruckdeschel Finalist for National Award

Michelle Ruckdeschel, director of Heritage Park High School, is honored as one of nation's top math teachers 

Janet Land - Outstanding Service Award janetland

DCPS Preschool Coordinator honored by Kentucky Division for Early Childhood

HES Veterans' Day Celebration

On Wednesday, November 11th, Highland Elementary School will be honoring family members of Highland students who are Veterans of the Armed Forces.   If someone in your family is currently serving or has served in the Armed Forces, we would like to honor them this day.  Please click HERE for more information.


DCPS Honors Veterans

DCPS schools are hosting a variety of programs to honor those who have served our country. Veterans are invited to attend as our special guests. Contact schools for more information. 

DCPS Teaching Excellence Awards 2016

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 2016

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

Resource offers anonymous reporting of bullying and unsafe situations. 


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