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March 20, 21, 22, 24 - 7:00 PM
Highland's Dance Co. will be performing a concert titled 'Filtered', please come out and support our dance program!
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December 2, 2013 - February 21, 2014
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March 5 - March 6
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 9:10 AM
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We are very pleased to have five Sterling Scholar finalists: Claire Prasad, English, Amy Nielsen, Dance, Nicholas Adelman, Visual Arts, Sarah Koelliker, Family and Consumer Sciences,Yotam Ardon, Speech/Theater Arts/Forensics This is a very high representation--especially for a relatively small school. Wow! (In each category, only five finalists were selected from the 26 schools in our region.)
INCOMING HIGHLAND STUDENTS!
Check out Highland's 2014-2015 available courses, with descriptions, to assist with selection for pre-registration. Click Here to View a PDF of the 2014-2015 Ram Register >>>
February 14th is widely known as St. Valentine's Day, but DID YOU KNOW? It's Susan B. Anthony's Birthday! Have you ever seen a Susan B. Anthony dollar coin? CLICK HERE to learn about the woman who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement.
Congratulations to the winners of 2013-2014 Salt Lake Secondary Level Region Reflection Awards. Click Here
Men’s Ensemble- Grades 9-12. No audition necessary! Select “Level I Chorus” on your registration card and you will automatically be put in to Men’s Ensemble if you are male. This class sings a huge variety of music. The Men’s Ensemble is very popular with audiences!
Ladies Ensemble- Grades 9-12. No audition necessary! Select “Level I Chorus” on your registration card and you will automatically be put in to ladies ensemble if you are female. This class sings lots of beautiful music and performs at least a couple songs with choreography each year (which are always a hit!).
*Concert Choir- Grades 10-12. Audition required! This is an advanced choir. Students must have intermediate sight singing skills and be able to harmonize with other members of the choir. Sign up for an audition time with Ms. Houston. Auditions will be February 5th and 7th after school. Be prepared to sing the National Anthem.
*Madrigals- Grades 11-12. Audition required! This is the most advanced group and a very time intensive class. Students must be able to read music and sing harmonies independently. Sign up for an audition time with Ms. Houston. Auditions will be February 5th and 7th after school. Be prepared to sing the National Anthem.
* = Will be going on tour to Seattle during fourth term.
Students interested in serving on the board, you will need to do the following:
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Must be in 9th, 10th or 11th grade, under the age of 18 and currently registered at Highland High School to apply.
ACT tests are coming up in 2014: February 8th, and April 12th. Help your student prepare, there are a lot of free resources available. Click here for ACT Prep resources >>
We are honored to have the art of Highland Winter Art Contest Winner Anila Redmond grace the cover of this year's holiday card. In her adorable painting she did an excellent job of depicting friendship, school and holiday spirit. The 4" x 6" cards are available to order: $10 for a pack of 10, or $20 for a pack of 25, envelopes included. The INSIDE of the cards reads: We're thinking of you this time of year, Wishing you happiness, joy, and cheer. May all your days be warm and bright, And your nights enhanced by holiday light. You are special to us in many ways, So we wish you Happy Holidays! Email email@example.com to pre-order or for more information!
Hire Cheer to babysit your children Thursday December 12th from 6pm - 9pm at Highland. Contact Karrie Jarratt for more details: 801.484.4343
Congratulations to Highland's own Mosiah Leodegario who attended 'Miller Weld Camp 2013' at Weber State University. She and East High's Taylor Duong went head-to-head against other students from around the state in a welding competition and took 1st place! Read the full article in December's PTSA newsletter.
This week, we will be providing the opportunity for every senior to complete at least one college or university application. Click Here for more information >>
All Highland students are invited to participate in the Winter Art Contest! The selected winner's art will be made into greeting cards! Art must incorporate a winter theme and a Highland logo. Entries are due by Friday, December 6, 2013. See the main office or Mr. Eddington in the art department for further details. Click here to visit the Visual Arts Department page >>
ATTENTION SENIORS: Click here for more information >>
The student Spirit Bus will be leaving Highland High School to go to the Football game @ Bountiful at 5:30pm, bus tickets are $1.00. Pay the treasurer to get your ticket!
Congratulations to the Girls Soccer team who won their 1st round game yesterday against Logan (2-0). They will be playing thier next round tomorrow at 4:00pm at Mt. View (in Orem).
The 37th annual Shakespeare Competition, hosted by the Utah Shakespeare Festival and Southern Utah University, READ MORE >>
Bus Routes and Information are posted, please click here for maps and transportation information >>
Individuals who will be applying for a fee waiver for the 2013-2014 school year have the opportunity to come into Highland High School before registration to submit their applications to our Treasurer. We encourage you to submit early because this will save you time when coming in August to register your student(s). The fee waiver application can be downloaded by clicking HERE or fill one out with our Treasurer West Bludworth. To beat the rush fee waivers may be submitted: Now thru August 1, 2013 ~ 8:00am - 12:00pm (Closed Fridays)
After spending more than a year working on this project, we are proud to announce a fresh look for Highland High School. Parents, students, teachers, and administrators have met over the past year to refresh the school's website, mascots, and logos. The results are stunning and reflect the strong traditions and history at Highland. At the same time, the new logos and mascots are designed for easy use in today's digital world.
On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the 23rd Annual Utah High School Film Festival (out of 28 high schools and nearly 400 entries) HTVS’s Nick Chaney and Nathan Stuver took third place in the News Story category for their story about Single Stream Recycling. Congratulations Nick and Nathan!
As of March 29, 2013, after 4:00 p.m., school meal payments for students attending Columbus, East High, Highland High, Horizonte, Innovations High, Salt Lake Center for Science Education, Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts, and West High schools will no longer be accepted by paypams.com. After April 1, 2013, each student's meal account balance will have been transferred to the new operating system and parents must register for a new online account to continue automatic payments or receive account notification by email. All future payments for these students will be accepted through our new online payment system at www.MyPaymentsPlus.com. For more information please visit the Meals and Nutrition page by clicking here.
Highland High School placed 3rd in our 4A State Division!
We took 2nd place in the one-act play with Hannah Foster winning Best Actress. Kali Scott Placed 2nd in Dramatic Monologues, with Harrison Lind and Zoe Smoot placing third in Classical Scenes.
The following students received medals for taking straight superiors from each judge:
Devin Sheridan, Geneive Ellis, Abigal Mower, Hannah Foster, Gello Avila, Granger Cocke, Amanda Peterson, Erika Hansen, Kennedi Bloomquist, Ellen Moffatt, Alexa Hanson-Wagnor, Max Higbee, Emily Hamilton, Zach Johnson, Maryam Shehab, Matt Bowden, Austyn Hardy, and Tristany Dwyer Cox.
You may have already earned an academic letter!
Here's how to qualify:
Academic Letter: Student needs to have a GPA of 3.5 or more after 6 quarters. Fill out an application with Audrey Hall in the main office.
Athletic Letter: For more information on the athletic letter, contact the coach of the team.
1. Students will clearly express themselves through writing.
2. Students will apply mathematical and scientific knowledge to future personal success.
3. Students will accurately assess their own performance and make a viable plan for improvement.
4. Students will demonstrate skills to be gainfully employed.
View the Ram Register to help you decide which classes you need or want to take at Highland High, Go Rams!
Helping students and parents prepare for college or career school.
It's easy! Just click on the link to access or create your 'My School Fees' account to pay school fees online:
Highland High is an International Baccalaureate (IB) School as of December 7, 2009.
Click to access your account for student lunch payment. (This system was put into place as of March 29, 2013, click the image to visit My Payment Plus website or click HERE for more information on this switch).
Learn more about the elective class: Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
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