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.
On Saturday, September 24th, HES has a chance to win a $500 Wellness Grant! Help us to put a water fountain outside!
The Highland "Bookaneer" Book Fair is coming September 29-October 6! Please click HERE for more info!
DCPS supports the United Way 2016 Campaign
Please join us for ParentMeet on Monday, September 12th. Click HERE for more information. We hope to see you there!
Is your Hornet ready to run? Click HERE for more information about Highland's Cross Country team. GO HORNETS!!!
Donate these items to support our DCPS schools!
Teaching Excellence, Office Professional and Customer Service award winners were recognized at DCPS Opening Day ceremonies on Aug. 9
Please click HERE to view the Highland Back to School Letter to families.
School-Based Decision Making Councils will meet throughout the year to support teaching and learning in all DCPS schools.
DCPS bus driver Kenny Kelley was honored with the 2016 KASA Fred Award for outstanding customer service
Parents of students who will attend DCPS schools in 2016-17 must complete online registration process.
DCPS schools are hosting back-to-school events to welcome students and parents to the 2016-17 year!
Please click HERE to see Highland's School Supply Lists for the 2016-17 school year!
Honoring outstanding educators at our DCPS schools!
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.
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.
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.
Visual and performing arts showcase is 4:30 to 8 p.m. April 19, 21 and 26 at Daviess County High School
Resource offers anonymous reporting of bullying and unsafe situations.
AHS Engineering Academy is offering Summer Tech Camps open to ALL students entering grades 4-8.
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.
Come join HES in the annual BBQ Festival 5K on May 14th! Click HERE for more information and the entry form.
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.
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!
Next Session - March 8
DCPS elementary schools are accepting Preschool and Kindergarten registration March 7-18.
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.
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.
Parents are encouraged to be familiar with DCPS Cancellation, Delay and Early Dismissal information.
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.
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.
The DCPS Board of Education has approved an instructional calendar for 2016-2017.
DCPS Superintendent named 2016 Kentucky Superintendent of the Year
Michelle Ruckdeschel, director of Heritage Park High School, is honored as one of nation's top math teachers
DCPS Preschool Coordinator honored by Kentucky Division for Early Childhood
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 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.
Karen Mallonee, a Spanish language teacher at College View Middle School, has been named 2016 Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year
Please click HERE for more info on HES' 3rd Pumpkin/Gourd Decorating Contest! Entries must be submitted by October 26th!
DCPS has earned Distinguished status for outstanding performance on the state Unbridled Learning accountability system for the third consecutive year.
Nominations for Teacher of the Year and Great Expectations Teaching Excellence Awards accepted through March 1
Nominations for DCPS Great Expectations Customer Service and Great Expectations Office Professional Awards accepted through May 1