August 2019 PTSA Newsletter

Welcome to Highland Middle School from the Highland PTSA!

On behalf of the PTSA, we want to extend a warm welcome to all of the new and returning families at Highland! We hope you've had a wonderful summer and we're excited for the new school year. As in previous years, the PTSA is here to enrich your children's learning environment at the school and to also support our hard-working staff at Highland. To join the PTSA, you can click on "Join Highland PTSA" on the left side of the page. Please note that PTSA memberships must be renewed annually. To volunteer for the school, please e-mail us at .


Back-to School Activities

8/27 Taking Care of Business Day 10am-1pm 

  • 6th Grade Orientation is from 10am-noon in the gym. Parents, please drop off your kids at 9:50am. A pizza lunch will be provided for the 6th graders by the PTSA.

  • 6th Grade Parent and New Parent Orientation is from 10am-10:45am in the library.

  • Taking Care of Business Day for all grade levels is from 10am-1pm in the cafeteria. Stop by anytime during these hours to pick up your student's schedule, update forms, etc. 

    We are still in need of volunteers to pass out packets for the parents at the cafeteria. If interested, please sign-up at the following link at or e-mail the PTSA at . Please remember that all PTSA parents/volunteers must go through the BSD approved background (good for three years). Here is the link in case you have not gone through a background check: .

8/29 Snacks & Desserts for Highland Staff

Highland staff will have a professional development day on this day and the PTSA will be providing lunch and dessert. If you're interested in providing dessert for the staff, please e-mail the PTSA at This is a great opportunity to show our appreciation for the staff as they prepare for the new school year! We will make arrangements for desserts to be dropped off in the old Highland campus neighborhood for convenience and PTSA will bring them to the school.


9/4 First Day of School
9/11 6th Grade Camp Orkila Information Night 5:15pm-6pm
9/11 Curriculum Night  6pm-8:30pm

9/20 Picture Day
We are in need of three volunteers to help out with Picture Day from 8:50am until the end of school. If you're interested in helping, please sign-up at

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Sep 15
Picture Day
Picture Day

Friday, September 20
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