Calendar of Events
Academic Decathlon Awards Luncheon
Henry W. Wirz, the Chief Executive Officer of SAFE Credit Union, hosted an awards luncheon on May 7 to recognize students and coaches that participated in this year's Academic Decathlon, including Highlands, Foothill, and Rio Linda High School... Continue
School Climate Parent Survey / Encuesta de padres acerca del ambiente escolar
Thank you for your interest in our school climate survey. We will use this information to guide our efforts toward improving family engagement and customer service in our district. The final day of the survey will be Tuesday, May 28. Click for Eng... Continue
Kinder Kamp Registration
Twin Rivers Unified School District 2013 Kinder Kamp June 12-July 12 Breakfast and lunch provided by the National School Lunch Program Continue
School Improvement Grant (SIG)
What is the SIG? The SIG stands for School Improvement Grant. Highlands High School is one of two high schools in Sacramento County to be awarded this grant. The main goal of the grant is to improve student academic achievement. The Transformation Model was chose and the main components of this model are:
A. Develop and increase teacher and school leader effectiveness
B. Implement comprehensive instructional reform strategies
C. Increase learning time and create a community-oriented school
D. Provide operational flexibility and sustained support
Click here to see the entire SIG document.
Graduation is around the corner! Seniors, remember to attend Wednesday, 5/29/13 for senior breakfast, cap and gown distribution, graduation practice, and the BBQ. You attendance is mandatory for you to walk Thursday night.
Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors, this next week is finals week. Each day will be a minimum day. You will meet for 1st and 2nd periods on Tuesday, 5/28, 3rd and 4th periods on Wednesday, 5/29, and 5th and 6th periods on Thursday, 5/30. Friday, 5/31, will be the last day of school and will also be a minimum day.
Please check out the Yearbook Facebook Page for pictures of graduation, prom, and sports, among other things!
Yearbooks are on sale for $70. Please see Mr. Leu in D8 to buy yours today.
Highlands High School achieves excellence by providing a nurturing community to stimulate motivation and creativity in an environment that builds integrity, independence, and productive citizens.
Highlands Programs and Highlights 2012-2013
Highlands Scots Athletics:
School Improvement Grant
Parent Resource Center Coordinator: Veronica Matos
(Coordinadora del Centro de Padres)
Room: G5 (Salón: G5)
Phone: (916) 566-3465 ext. 66149
All hail to our highlands
Our colors red and blue
Stand as a symbol,
Of our love for you.
All hail to our highlands,
To thee we'll e'er be true.
We'll watch o'er and keep thee,
All hail,all hail.
WHDM, Highlands Digital Media is the official Internet radio station from Highlands High School. We offer Podcasts, Videocasts, Editorials, News Stories, Videos and Music. OUR OFFICIAL SITE IS www.http://www.hhsdm.com/
2013 Dell Scholarship
Parwana Daud is the recipient of the 2013 Dell Scholarship. She will be awarded $20,000 and a new laptop computer as she attends UC Davis next year. Today's Scots, Tomorrow's Aggies!
Highlands earns 6 year accreditation through WASC!
Digital Curriculum Now Offered
Highlands High School is proud to offer our high school students access to digital curriculum. This online program provides a comprehensive, multimedia approach to instruction built to address diverse student needs. The link below will provide you with information on the provider and on this extended learning opportunity available to our students. For more information, please direct your son or daughter to their counselor if interested. http://www.apexlearning.com/
School Contact Information:
School Phone: (916) 566 - 3465
School Fax: (916) 263 - 6985
Principal: Darryl Hawthrone
Vice Principal: Heather Westerman
Vice Principal: Nick Seiler