Correction: Highland will be continuing to provide a District-Provided Virtual Learning Option during 2nd semester of 2021-22. This option is available for students who demonstrated success (completed & passed all coursework) during first semester while in Virtual or for students who were “in person” learning during first semester, but now wish to switch to virtual. In order to make this designation, Parents must complete the SURVEY ( Link to Survey) and submit a signed CONSENT FORM ( Link to consent form) by Wednesday, December 15, 2021. **Also, electing to be Virtual or In-Person is a semester long commitment. Please contact your attendance center/counselor tomorrow if you have questions.
about 18 hours ago, John French
Image of Virtual Option Consent Form for 2nd Semester Enrollment
JH Lady Cougars with an opening round win against Canton in the Mark Twain Tournament.
about 18 hours ago, Meleia Niemann
HHS was informed of 2 COVID-19 positive staff members today. It is imperative that everyone continue to monitor daily for signs/symptoms of COVID and to stay home if experiencing any of those signs/symptoms.
about 19 hours ago, John French
COVID-19 Update graphic
Highland Elementary first and second graders will present their VERY FIRST music program on Tuesday, December 7th* at 6:30 p.m. in the HES gym! We are so excited to kick off the holiday season with such talented singers! 1st and 2nd grade parents--a note was sent home before Thanksgiving with more detailed information. This note is also posted in your student's music Google Classroom! *If needed, the snow makeup date for this program is Thursday, December 9th--same time, same place.
about 21 hours ago, Megan Carmody
HES Christmas Concert information
Due to low player numbers at Louisiana the JV Basketball games scheduled for Tuesday 11/30 at Louisiana have been temporarily postponed and a reschedule date is pending.
1 day ago, Highland AD
Two more wins for Lady Cougars 7th and 8th grade teams against Kirksville on Tuesday.
7 days ago, Meleia Niemann
JH Lady Cougars with 2 wins over Clark County Monday night, take on the Kirksville Tigers on Tuesday. #GoCougars
7 days ago, Meleia Niemann
Highland FBLA attended the National Fall Leadership Conference in Milwaukee November 19-20. Students attended hands-on, interactive sessions, saw some sites in the city and enjoyed meeting new people.
7 days ago, Mrs. Stephanie Gray
Ready for day 1 sessions.
Working with their team to build a product.
Tour of the city.
LCC1 learned of a positive staff member at each building and 3 new COVID positive students today: grades are Pre-K, K, & 3rd. The Pre-K student has possible contact days of 11/16, 11/18, &11/22 (Rode Pre-K bus to school and bus 21 home on these dates). The K student has possible contact days of 11/22 & 11/23 (Rode Bus 16 in the AM both days & PM on 22nd only). The 3rd grader has Contact dates of 11/16, 11/19 & 11/22 (Rode Bus 21 am/pm on each day). Please monitor daily for symptoms & stay/keep home if experiencing sickness.
7 days ago, John French
COVID-19 Update graphic
Congratulations to Quinton Miller for winning a flash fiction writing contest. Quinton will work with author Stephen Kozan over the next year and have his book published. We can't wait to read the full book!!
7 days ago, Traci Mosby
Quinton Miller
LCC1 has a short meeting scheduled for this evening (11/23) with closed session starting at 5:30pm and open session to start at 5:40pm. The full agenda can be viewed here:
7 days ago, John French
Image of the 11-23-21 Special Meeting agenda
Reminder that JH GIRLS basketball will play at Kirksville tonight 11/23/21. 7th grade at 5:00pm with 8th grade to follow. address of the Kirksville MS Gym is 1515 South Cottage Grove Kirksville, MO 63501. GO COUGARS!!
7 days ago, Highland AD
Pursuant to Section 161.1050 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, LCC1 is providing parents with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) website link:, which explains the “Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative.”
8 days ago, John French
Image of the DESE website for Trauma Informed Initiative information
Third graders are starting to build different types of houses that Native Americans lived in!
8 days ago, Mrs. Phillips
Just a reminder about tonight's (Monday 11/22) JH Basketball games vs. Clark Co. JH girl's will be at Clark Co 7th grade at 6pm with 8th grade to follow. JH Boy's will play at Highland 7th grade starting at 6pm 8th to follow.
8 days ago, Highland AD
Congratulations to the 15!!! Highland students who auditioned and were selected as All Conference Band Members!!!
8 days ago, Mr. Sparks
2021-22 Highland All Conference Band Members
The highland competition squad competed in the UCA missouri regionals today and brought home first place!! Way to go girls! 🤍🤎💛
10 days ago, Lauren Kramer
Two nights of Championships for JH Lady Cougars! First place in the Highland Tournament Thursday and first place in the Clark Co Tournament Friday night! Both teams are a combined 10-1 half way through the season!
11 days ago, Meleia Niemann
Highland Champions
Clark Co champions
On Wednesday, FBLA students wore purple in recognition of Prematurity Awareness Day.
11 days ago, Mrs. Kim Berhorst
Do you know a high school student who belongs on our stage? Auditions for HHS Drama Club's spring musical are December 13th and December 15th! Don't miss out on the opportunity to be part of this adorable (and HILARIOUS!) show! 🐸 #cougarsonstage #AYearWithFrogAndToad
12 days ago, Highland High School Drama Club
Audition Announcement