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ISTEP Testing Schedule 6th grade will be testing on April 24 & 28 and May 1, 2, 3, and 4 7th grade will be testing on April 24, 25, 26, & 27 and May 3 & 4 8th grade will be testing on April 18, 19, 20, and 21

Please be sure your child is well-rested and on time to school. We want everyone to perform their very best.  Thank you.

Middle School Spring Choir Concert Change

The Middle School Spring Choir Concert originally scheduled for Thursday, May 11th, has been changed to The Middle School AND High School Spring Choir Concert.  The new date is Wednesday, May 10th, and the concert will feature all STOH choirs, as well as senior soloists.  It will be held in the high school auditorium.  Movie music will be presented.

Attention Parents/Guardian of Incoming Sixth Graders*** A Parent Orientation meeting will be held on Thursday, May 4th at 6:00 P.M. in the middle school cafeteria for parents and guardians of students who will be entering sixth grade next year. More information can be found here. appleFrom the Highland Education Foundation -Teacher Appreciation Day is May 2nd! Want to recognize a special teacher? Show your appreciation to someone who has made a difference. Get more information here.
There will be a call-out meeting for all 8th-grade girls interested in learning more about the high school dance team. The meeting will be held in the high school LGI on Tuesday, April 25th, at 3:30 p.m. For more information, click here.
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Parents: If you would like a copy of your child's MAPS test, please contact the office.

HMS Goal Statements for 2016-17

1. Students will achieve an increase of 3% in grade level proficiency on standardized assessment in literary text features by the end of the 2014-2015 school year.
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Students will achieve grade level proficiency in critical thinking as measured by performance on 2-3 step problems on locally developed assessments by the end of the 2014-2015 school  year.
3. Each year students will practice "Close Reading" strategies (specifically read, discuss, read, annotate, identify textual evidence) once a week in ESL, Discover, and Title I reading classes.




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