Highland Elementary School would like to welcome you to our brand new website! Feel free to explore the new web space by checking out some of our new features including: calendars, news, and blogs.
President's Week Recess-Schools Closed-Monday, February 20th-Friday, February 24th-Classes Resume Monday, February 27th
READ Across America-Monday, February 27th-Friday, March 3rd
Kindergarten Pre-Registration-Monday, February 27th-Friday, March 3rd
Invention Convention-Thursday, March 2nd-Highland School Gymnasium-6:30 pm
Elementary School Spirit Day-Friday, March 3rd
MPEPTA Executive Meeting-Monday, March 6th-August C. DePreker Media Center-7:30 pm
Elementary Box Top Collection-Friday, March 10th
Daylight Savings Time-Sunday, March 12th-Move Clocks Ahead One Hour
Early Dismissal-Staff Development-12:30 pm-Monday, March 13th
Panther's Palette Flyer (click the hyperlink to view the flyer)
Flamingo Decorating Contest (click the hyperlink to view the flyer)
Grades 1-6 Come join the Invention Convention!!
Attention all dreamers and schemers: Are you a problem solver? Do you have a way to do something better? Show off your IDEA at the ninth annual Invention Convention on Thursday, March 2nd at 6:30 PM in the Highland School Cafeteria. Registration forms are due Tuesday, February 28th. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Steel at CSteele@mpsnj.org.
Registration Form (click the hyperlink to access the form)
Highland School's Second Spelling Bee 2017
Highland School's second Spelling Bee was held on February 2, 2017. We had 31 contestants from grades 3 through 6 competing to be our school champion. Fifth grader, Wilson Dhalwani won the championship after 6 challenging final rounds against classmate, Grace Pagano. He will be representing our school at the Scripps Bergen/Passaic competition at Bergen Community College on March 28th.
P.E. Star of the Month
Physical Education Department has created a new program called
the P.E. Star of the Month. A certificate is presented to one student per
grade level each month who exhibited exceptional behavior, effort,
participation, and sportsmanship. We are excited about our new tradition of
honoring students who work really hard every single time they step foot in the
gym. We are proud of these students and feel they deserve to be recognized.
Here are the
students recognized for the month of January:
3rd: Neil Dhalwani
4th: Andrea Cruz & Olivia Schaefer
5th: Olivia Dell'Aglio
6th: Jorge Hernandez
Power School Online Grade Book for Parents
(Click the link to access the Power School Parent Portal)
Birthday Snack Celebrations
“Over the past few years, Highland school has adopted a healthy eating policy for birthday snack celebrations. We would like to continue this effort and ask for your continued support. This letter reviews the guidelines for Highland School regarding birthday snack celebrations.”
School District and School Grades Required by the Anti-
Bullying Bill of Rights Act – January 11, 2017
As per the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act (ABR) (P.L., 2010, c122), the Midland Park Public Schools has posted its Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act grades to the school district’s HIB webpage, and to each individual school’s webpage. In order to foster safe and positive learning conditions for students, the school and district grades are part of an integrated process for reinforcing and strengthening a school’s climate and culture through prevention and intervention efforts targeted toward harassment, intimidation and bullying. Please click on the headline above to find the district and school ABR grades.
Go Math Parent Resources
Click the hyperlink above to view the Go Math Parent Resources for parents and students.
IXL is a student centered comprehensive, standards-aligned math practice online system for a full calendar year. Please click the hyperlink above to access the Parent Quick Start Guide.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched a new Website
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched a new website for educators, students, and parents. Click the link to access the new web address. http://www.hmhco.com/parents
Sweeping Changes to the School Lunch Program
The New Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act Requirements. Click the link to read the letter to Parents.
To report a student absence: 201-445-3880 option 1
The Midland Park School District as part of a strong, dedicated community, provides its students with a comprehensive, adaptive education aligned to 21st century knowledge and skills needed for success in college and career. The district maximizes all resources to empower students to realize their individual worth and responsibility, with the expectation they achieve the New Jersey state standards at all grade levels.