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Twin Rivers Unified School District is pleased to participate in the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year program through the Sacramento County Office of Education.
This program highlights educational innovation, student learning, and the rewards of teaching. The Teacher of the Year process pays tribute to our teaching force, the complexity of challenges that confront our schools, and the need to promote collaboration and teamwork to meet those challenges.
Anyone may submit a nomination form - staff members, students, families, and community members as well as the teachers themselves. Nominations are due to principals, in writing, by Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
The Teacher of the Year process and form links are available below. Should you have any questions regarding this program, please contact the Communications Department at 916-566-1628.
If you reside in Twin Rivers Unified School District, there is opportunity to submit an application for your child to attend a school of your choice within the district for the 2017-2018 school year.
Applications are available at your current school of attendance or home school and will be accepted until February 15, 2017.
For more information you may contact Enid Scott in the Student Services Department at (916) 566-1600 ext. 50842 or (916) 566-1620.
Highlands Programs and Highlights
Welcome back to a brand new semester! Let's make the first half of 2017 something to remember.
Take a look at Highlands in 360.
Class of 2017
Starting Monday, January 16th Yearbook will be taking our own Senior portraits in-house. Be prepared!
Senior Best Nominations
Follow the link and nominate one person or pair of people for each category. Once all nominates are in, we will have a ballot for everyone to vote for the winners. If the prior "link" does not work, try the one below or type in the address.
Nominations are due by next Friday, 1/20/17!
Seniors! Go to the following link and put in your senior quote for Yearbook! Please do so before the beginning of 2nd semester.
Yearbooks On Sale!
Yearbooks will be sold for $40 on Wednesday's at lunch in D1, Mr. Leu's room. Yearbooks will only be sold until April 7th, 2017. We will not be ordering any extra books for sale on campus. So, get your books as soon as you can. We do not accept personal checks, so please bring the appropriate amount of cash. Yearbooks will arrive in May, towards the end of the school year.
2016-2017 Course Catalog
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.
Twin Rivers Unified School District Nondiscrimination Statement
Twin Rivers Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Director of the Student Services (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Rudy Puente, at 916-566-1620 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.
If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Superintendent of Human Resources/Labor Relations (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Dr. Jacqueline Perez, 916-566-1736 or . A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.
School Contact Information:
School Phone: (916) 566 - 3465
School Fax: (916) 566 - 7811
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/
Principal: Darryl Hawthrone
Vice Principal: Heather Westerman
Vice Principal: Nick Seiler
Highlands earns 6 year WASC accreditation!