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    HIGHLAND 
    Elementary School
    700 Highlander Drive
    Riverside, CA 92507
     Donna Dorsey, Principal 
    Mary Landero, Assistant Principal
     
    School Office:
     (8:00-3:30 daily)
    (951) 788-7292
     
    2014-2015 SCHOOL SCHEDULE 
    Gates Open: 7:50 a.m.
    Morning Bell: 8:15 a.m.
    Dismissal: 2:40 p.m. (M-T-Th-F)
    Wednesday Dismissal: 1:25 p.m.
     
    HEARTS
    AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
    Daily from 2:40-6:00 p.m.
     (Wednesday: 1:25 start time)
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MARCH SCHOOL EVENTS

MARCH 2-6, 2015:

3/2: Pajama Day~Wear Your PJ’s (with tennis shoes please)

3/2: Read Across America Day-Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

3/3: 100 Mile Club-Cancelled Due to Wet Field

3/3: Kids That Code Workshop for 5th Grade Students-Technology

3/3: 6th Grade Students on Field Trip to University Heights MS-Orientation

3/4: Early Release Day-School Dismisses at 1:25 p.m.

3/5: 100 Mile Club @ 7:50 a.m. on the Field

3/5: Girl Scouts Troop Planning Meeting @ 6:15 in the MPR

3/6: School Spirit Day-Wear You Highland Blue!

3/6: Perfect Attendance Recognition for February

 

MARCH 9-13, 2015:

3/9: AVID Day-Wear Your College Colors

3/10:100 Mile Club @ 7:50 a.m. on the Field

3/11: Early Release Day-School Dismisses at 1:25 p.m.

3/12: 100 Mile Club @ 7:50 a.m. on the Field

3/12: Kindergarten Students on Field Trip TO Amy’s Farm Today-Science

3/13: School Spirit Day-Wear You Highland Blue!

3/13: PTA Jog-A-Thon

3/13 Lunch with Your Child Today

Lunch Schedule: K/1st @ 11:00; 2nd/3rd @ 11:30; 4th/5th @ 12:00; 6th @ 12:30

 MARCH 16-21, 2015:

3/16: Flower Power Week-Donations

for Highland's Beautification Day this Saturday!
 
3/16: AVID Day-Wear Your College Colors

3/16: K/1st/2nd Award’s Assemblies (By teacher invitation)

3/17: 100 Mile Club @ 7:50 a.m. on the Field

3/17: 3rd/4th/5th Award’s Assemblies (By teacher invitation)

3/18: 6th Grade Award’s Assemblies (By teacher invitation)

3/19: 100 Mile Club @ 7:50 a.m. on the Field

3/20: School Spirit Day-Wear You Highland Blue!

3/20: 4th Grade Field Trip to Mission San Juan Capistrano-Social Studies

3/21: School Beautification Day from 8:30-noon (parents and students)

 MARCH 23-27, 2015:

3/23: PTA Book Fair Week

3/23: AVID Day-Wear Your College Colors

3/24: 100 Mile Club @ 7:50 a.m. on the Field

3/24: School Site Council Meeting @ 3:00 in room 29

3/25: English Language Advisory Council (ELAC) @ 9:00 in room 29

3/25: PTA @ 5:30 in room 29.

3/26: Open House from 5:30-7:00

3/27: School Spirit Day-Wear Your Highland Blue!

3/27: SART Attendance Meetings (By invitation only)

3/30 through 4/3~Spring Break!  See Everyone Back on April 6th!

WELCOME TO
HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY
SCHOOL!
Highland Hornets  

 Beginning on Monday, March 16th!
 
Kindergarten Registration  
TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN
AND
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION
Here is a list of documents needed to register your child:
 
  • Proof of birth (birth certificate)
  • Proof of current immunizations
  • 2 documents verifying address (within 30 days)
  • Proof of physical exam for kindergarten and first grade students
  • IEP for special education students
  • Completed RUSD registration packet
  • Valid photo identification for parent or legal guardian
  • TK registration requires an additional agreement at registration
Our front office is open for registering new students between
9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon.
 
TK Registration  

Highland Celebrates Teacher Excellence!
  Teacher of the Year
 
Highland's Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Bea Camarillo.  Mrs. Camarillo teaches first grade at Highland and is an amazing teacher, coach, and trainer of teachers.  Also nominated for teaching excellence was Mrs. Donna Fields, sixth grade teacher; Mrs. Corinne Medina, kindergarten teacher; Mrs. Rachel Vargas, fifth and sixth grade teacher, and Mr. Sam Gilbert, second grade teacher.  We have amazing teachers at Highland and are so very proud of our teachers who work each and every day to prepare our Highland hornets for academic excellence!  

100 Mile Club
Runs at Highland!
100 Mile Club  
The Highland Hundred Mile Club runs every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:50-8:10 a.m.   Anyone can join our club of over 150 runners.  Pick up a 100 Mile Club application in the Highland front office today!

HIGHLAND CELEBRATES
LEARNING! 
 Awards Assemblies
 Congratulations Highland Hornets.   
You are truly On Your Way to Excellence! 
Over 500 students were recognized for academic excellence, character, perseverance
 teamwork, and perfect attendance.  We are proud of our amazing Highland Hornets! 

Congratulations John Valdez
Classified Employee of the Year!
Classified Employee of the Year  
Thank you Mr. Valdez for keeping our Highland community clean and well kept.  We appreciate your dedication to our school, kids, parents, and teachers.  You ROCK Mr. Valdez!

Science Fair:
Future Scientists in the Making! 
 Science Fair
Students Learn to Ask Questions Like a Scientist! Highland students have learned about the scientific process of inquiry. Over 400 3rd-6th grade students completed science fair projects either individually or as a part of a team. Congratulations Highland hornets! You are amazing! 

Celebrating Attendance!
 We Celebrate Attendance!
Each month, students are recognized for being AT SCHOOL, ON TIME, ALL DAY, EVERY DAY! Students are celebrated in front of peers and teachers and receive a perfect attendance pencil and a "go to the front of the lunch line" pass for the day.  Congratulations Highland hornets and a special firecracker clap to each of you ~ Sparkles!!!!

WILLIAMS COMPLAINT PROCEDURE
English Form
Spanish Form

AVID Elementary at Highland!
AVID  

Highland is an AVID Elementary School!   

Being an AVID Elementary school means the following for Highland Elementary School students:

  • The vision of “college and career bound” begins in kindergarten.
  • Teachers will teach and utilize research based strategies that support high levels of student learning
  • All Highland students will be expected to demonstrate actions that create a school focused on learning.
  • Students will be exposed to community partnership opportunities.
Every Monday is "College Day" at Highland Elementary School.  Students, staff, and teachers wear the shirt (or colors) of their future college of choice.  If your child does not already own a college shirt,  they can be found at area stores (Old Navy, Target, Walmart, K-Mart, etc.). 
 
 We are AVID
  "I am a Highland scholar
preparing for my future at Highland Elementary School!"