Talk to the staff from International Community Health Services (ICHS) and the Highland Middle School Health Center and they have a lot of powerful stories despite that the health center is only in its third year of operation. Staff and health practitioners give students access to care, but they also help to teach students to advocate for themselves.Read More
This month the classroom walls are being painted, the commons area has been framed and the mechanical, electrical and plumbing is nearing completion.Read More
Susan Thomas and Brenda Arroyo can have an entire conversation with limited words – the two finish each other’s sentences and communicate seamlessly with non-verbal communication. It’s no wonder that this dynamic team is working together so well at Highland Middle.Read More
Highland hosted educators from OSPI to share about their two-way dual language program. They celebrated how the dual language program increased engagement in school because of the students’ ability to access content in Spanish. The program has also presented an opportunity to increase rigor for students.Read More
Highland Middle School is in the planning and design phase for its new building with the project scheduled to begin in the summer of 2018.
Building confidence. Being successful in class. Leadership. Organization. These things are just some of what AVID has meant to Highland eighth grader Hector Montalvan Navarro, a second year AVID student.Read More
Congratulations to Highland Middle School student Sofia Morales and Odle Middle School students Mishti Dhawan and Manasa Lingireddy who won the opportunity to attend Tech Trek Camp!
As principal, Bereano has worked with staff to build a culture of universal achievement, resulting in significant academic gains for students including narrowing – and in some cases closing – the achievement gap for Highland’s students of color.Read More
To qualify, schools must be in the top 5 percent of improvement in math and reading on state tests. This is the fourth year Spiritridge has been named a School of Distinction and the first for Highland.Read More