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Parent Conferences!

posted Oct 19, 2017, 6:51 AM by Susan Matthews   [ updated Oct 19, 2017, 6:53 AM ]

Parent conferences are being held Oct. 19th & 20th.  To accommodate for meetings, there will be an early release day on the 20th at 11:15 for students in grades K-5 and PreK students will be dismissed at 11:45.

LifeChanger of the Year Nominee!

posted Oct 16, 2017, 7:56 AM by Susan Matthews

Gail Dubois, paraprofessional at HGF, has been nominated for the LifeChanger of the Year Program.  This program recognizes and rewards K-12 school employees and educators who make a positive difference in the lives of students.  Mrs. Dubois is most well known for being Remington's (HGF's therapy dog) handler. Mrs. Dubois and Remington can be seen visiting students around the school spreading cheer every Friday.  If chosen as a winner, Mrs. Dubois could earn up to $5000.00 for the school.  If you would like to recognize Mrs. Dubois for the work she has done at HGF, please go to ( http://app.lifechangeroftheyear.com/nomination_list.cfm ), type in her name and write a message about her.  The more positive messages she receives, the greater her opportunity for winning will be.  This is our chance to thank Mrs. Dubois for all of her generosity in sharing Remington with us.

Congratulations New Deputy Commissioner!

posted Oct 16, 2017, 7:35 AM by Susan Matthews

Governor Sununu swore in Christine Brennan, now former principal from Beech Street School, as the new Deputy Commiss
ioner!

Manchester District Meeting on New Assessments

posted Oct 4, 2017, 8:23 AM by Susan Matthews

The Manchester School District is implementing a district-wide math and reading assessment for grades 1-8 called iReady. Parents are invited to attend a meeting hosted by Superintendent Vargas.  There will be two opportunities for parents to attend a meeting to learn about this online tool.  One location is at Highland-Goffe's Falls on October 18th from 6:00-7:00 PM, and the other location is at Parker-Varney School on October 17th from 6:00-7:00 PM.  We hope you will be able to attend one of these informative meetings.

Honored for Reading!

posted Sep 29, 2017, 12:44 PM by Susan Matthews

Nathaniel Sherwood was awarded a prize at the September Good Citizen Ceremony for completing his reading passport this summer!  Way to go!!

Crowned Queen of Reading

posted Sep 29, 2017, 12:20 PM by Susan Matthews

Mrs. Rivard crowned Bella Tobey as queen of reading for completing all reading assignments this summer!

Constitution Day Celebrated at HGF!

posted Sep 15, 2017, 2:24 PM by Susan Matthews

Fifth grades led the Constitution Day Ceremony for students in grades 3-5 on Friday morning.  Students sang patriotic songs, watched a presentation, and listened to 5th graders explain about how the Constitution came about and what it means for Americans.  Mrs. Matthews and Mrs. Vitagliano did a Constitution rap for students.

Picture Day is Sept. 21st!

posted Sep 15, 2017, 2:17 PM by Susan Matthews


Coffee & Conversation with Dr. Vargas

posted Sep 11, 2017, 3:16 PM by Susan Matthews   [ updated Sep 11, 2017, 3:17 PM ]

Parents are invited to join Dr. Vargas for Coffee and Conversation at Highland at 7:30 AM in the library on Sept. 13th.  Students will  go to the gym where they will be supervised by teachers.  We hope you will be able to join us!

Special Lunch Guests!!

posted Sep 5, 2017, 12:41 PM by Susan Matthews   [ updated Sep 5, 2017, 12:42 PM ]

Superintendent Vargas, School Board Member, Art Beaudry, and Communication Coordinator, Andrea Alley joined Highland children for lunch on their first day of school
.  The children enjoyed sharing stories about their summer vacation.

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