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DCPS Arts Showcase artsalive

Arts Alive - Tapestry: Weaving the Arts Together

DCPS Parent-Family Survey gelogox

We want to know how we can support our families! 

HES Leaders in the Workplace Day Leaders in the Workplace

Thank you to the many business leaders and entrepreneurs from across our community who demonstrated examples of their careers with more than 500 students. 

DCPS Recruitment Fair jobs

Meet Our Principals - Learn About Our Schools and Employment Opportunities! 

Online Registration - March 27-May 10 online registration

Online Registration required for all students attending DCPS schools in 2017-18

Robbins named DCPS Superintendent JMR

The DCPS Board of Education has named Matt Robbins as Superintendent of Daviess County Public Schools

HES SBDM Council Parent Representative Nominations Important Notice

Nominations for two parent representatives for the HES SBDM Council are being taken starting March 20th and ending at March 28th at noon.  Please click HERE for more info and for nominaton form.

HES Fourth Graders Service Learning Project Canned Food Donation

Our amazing 4th graders and HES Staff worked together to collect over 400 cans for the New Life Food Pantry!   

Also, HES 4th grade students and families served at the  New Life Community Meal on Thursday, March 9th.  Students and parents brought crafts and worked with children that attended the meals.  They also helped serve the meal and clean up while learning much of what it takes to prepare a community meal.  It was a great experience for all—a real WIN-WIN!

DCPS Board names Superintendent Finalists logo

Public invited to "Meet and Greet" receptions 

Petition for Early Entrance to Kindergarten Kindergarten

Learn more about important information concerning early entrance to Kindergarten.

Transfer and Tuition Applications schoolzone

DCPS will accept tuition/transfer requests for 2017-18 from March 1 to June 30.

HES Fifth Grade Service Project Collects over 2500 Items! Thanks

Our Fifth Grade students set the example for the rest of our building with their service learning project by collecting over 2500 items for the Archangel Troop 1-32 Cavalry, 101st Airborne, Fort Campbell, KY. Items collected included hand sanitizer, tissues, toiletries, movies (DVDs), books, magazines, gum, lip balm, and sunscreen.  To make it a Win-Win for everyone, students earned a  FREE PJ Day on Friday, February 10th for donating one or more items to our project!  On top of that, the classroom with the most items collected will have a FREE electronics time scheduled for their homeroom.  Thanks to our families for supporting our fifth graders!  Way to go, Hornets!!!

HES Book Fair! Spring Book Fair

Come to the HES Spring Book Fair! The Book Fair begins Thursday, February 23rd and ends Thursday, March 2nd. It's "S'more" Fun with books!

Minority Parent Representative Election SCMPElogo

An election will take place at 6 p.m. Feb. 8 for a Minority Parent Representative on the Supt. Search Screening Committee.

DCPS Superintendent Search Survey SSSsurveyLOGO

All stakeholders are invited to share their thoughts about characteristics they believe are important in a superintendent. 

Supt. Search and Selection Update LOGOforSSS

DCPS Superintendent Search and Selection Process Updates 

Community Forum sssforumlogo

Superintendent Search Community Forum - 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the DCPS Learning Center 

MealViewer mealviewer

Review nutrition information for DCPS school breakfast and lunch menu items

DCPS Nutrition and Physical Activity Report Card fitness

2015-16 Report Card for Nutrition and Physical Activity in DCPS Schools


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!

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

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 Register

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! 

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.

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 Customer Service Survey GE

We are committed to providing excellent service to our students, families, community and staff! Please share your thoughts with this brief survey. 

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! 

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

SBDM Council Meeting Schedules sbdmlogo

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


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.