As of now, Johnson County Schools will be operating on regular schedule tomorrow-Wednesday, November 13, 2019. There have been incorrect posts saying we were cancelled-any school cancellation will be posted to the Johnson County Schools Facebook Pages and Twitter pages.
Wildcat Steam Lab is busy during the first #JCNTI20 day! Check out responses from our Wildcat students! https://flipgrid.com/steamlab1
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held tomorrow, Nov. 13, from 3:00 - 5:30. We look forward to seeing you! :)
This is a great day for students to log onto the STEAM Lab and learn more about space exploration. https://www.smore.com/0z7g8-wildcat-steam-lab
The Highland Choir will be performing at the Mountain Arts Center on December 11th at 7:00 PM. Tickets are currently on sale. I urge you to purchase your ticket as soon as possible. I have provided the link below. https://tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&p=e7c7e7fe32c9ffaadd38a887f1b7132d&vqitq=e7f7f60f-0b11-4874-987f-177085c5085c&vqitp=45e9bcd9-949f-4699-a9a7-1d9ea2901626&vqitts=1573573977&vqitc=vendini&vqite=itl&vqitrt=Safetynet&vqith=22f0d4d6e591c5c3ba8a6f404317eb4c
Johnson County Schools would like to say thank you to all of our outstanding JC STEAM Educators. JC STEAM Labs are providing our students with #MoreOpportunity! National STEAM Day 2019! https://animoto.com/play/fbLdCxumRL0iM9JlzP5xfQ?autostart=1
The Thrillshare Post of the Week for November 3rd-9th goes to Mrs. Tracy Ousley. Mrs. Ousley's & Mrs. May's students salute United States Veterans! Way to go Highland Wildcats! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHSweNxyM2A&feature=emb_logo
Exciting news! Our library is receiving an update for our book check-ins and check-outs. For this process to work smoothly, we need all library books which are currently checked out to be returned by Wednesday, Nov. 6.
HES Lighthouse Team led another awesome leadership rally celebrating the month of October. Check it out! #LeaderInMe https://youtu.be/0RuOG2zW84A
Mrs.May and Mrs. Ousley’s Classrooms Learn About Bats!! Click the link to see our fun https://youtu.be/PYXduLjkkpI
Students and staff enjoyed a day filled with activities. #wildcatway #leadingtheway #halloween https://youtu.be/bskTFguxFtM
Great things are happening in the Wildcat STEAM Lab! Students travel to outer space through Augmented Reality, LEGO Robotics, and Coding. #learningbydoing #wildcatway #leadingtheway https://youtu.be/8u1jllhd_9w
Wildcat Parents here are more resources for Habit 3. Thank you for reinforcing our habits at home. Together we can make a difference! #leaderinme #wildcatway #leadingbydoing https://www.smore.com/cnx5r
Highland Elementary picture proofs will be going home today. Orders are due on Monday, Oct. 28.
Wildcats are gearing up for fall! #wildcatway #teamwork #leaders #engagement https://youtu.be/EZGdoAyDmZw
October is Bully Prevention Month. Johnson County Schools would like to encourage all students, staff, parents, and community members to take a moment to sign the Safety Story Pledge! The pledge promotes kindness, unity, and empathy! http://www.kycss.org/sswpledge/
Highland Elementary @girlswhocode club marches for who they are. #MarchForSisterhood #DayoftheGirl https://youtu.be/dPecYzBJru8
Johnny Appleseed visits the Wildcat Family! Thank you Mr. Cochran for sharing your time with our students. #wildcatway https://youtu.be/7vrp1aYBLJ8
Highland Elementary Student Lighthouse Team led the September leadership rally showcasing and celebrating our wildcats. Check it out! https://youtu.be/uYuYXqwMHhA #proudtobealeader Video Credit: Mrs. Rowe
Fall Break Is Here!! No school Friday, October 4-Sunday October 13. Students return Monday, October 14. Have a restful and safe Apple Day and Fall Break! #JCEaglePride #Eagle4Life
Reminder, 6th grade night for girls basketball and football will begin at 6:00 pm this evening! Please be at the school ready for 6th grade night by 5:45!!
The second grade classes had a great day at Camp Nathanael where they learned about the insects and animals. https://youtu.be/GG2mBJHXnQA
This @LeaderInMe Highland Elementary classroom is developing leadership, speaking, and grammar skills. Check out this Flipgrid from Mrs. McClure's 3rd grade titled, "Welcome Autumn." We are so proud of this student for going the extra mile. https://flipgrid.com/s/a94ee276cb1c
Wildcat Family encourage your child or children to “Be Proactive” and to “Begin With the End in Mind”. Help our classroom teachers by using the Seven Habits language at home. Click on the link below for more information. Thank you for your support throughout the school year! #leaderinme #homeconnection #sevenhabits https://www.smore.com/ghfq8
Mrs. Raina May's class learning about Habit 6: Synergize. Students read a story and enjoyed working together to design their favorite character. These @LeaderInMe students are having fun while learning! http://bit.ly/2kY0Rpk #littlebluenation19 @RainaMay3 @Coachmfannin
Mrs. Ousley’s room is growing the leaders in us! Leader in Me Fun Friday https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zDxjEUbJCAc&noapp=1&client=mv-google
The fourth grade class had a great Conservation Day where they learned about fish and wildlife, forestry, soil, reptiles, and dairy farms. https://youtu.be/RJLOvP1JkD0
Mrs. Ousley’s class had a wonderful time exploring the public library on our first field! --
Mrs. May's 2nd grade students did fantastic work completing and presenting a research project on an insect of their choice. https://animoto.com/play/Es224SslxUHYwrAEc7DI3Q #littlebluenation19
Wildcat STEAM Lab and Conferences! Hands on learning and student engagement! https://youtu.be/rrEow_GVVB0
The Thrillshare Post of the Week for September 1st-7th goes to Porter Elementary & Mrs. Selena Cochran! Congratulations, Mrs. Cochran! Make sure to subscribe to Selena's YouTube Channel! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwnCCG6Yd3k&feature=youtu.be
The Thrillshare Post of the Week for August 25th-31st goes to Highland Elementary & Mrs. Latonya Taylor-Rowe! Johnson County STEAM Labs are providing students with #MoreOpportunity! Congratulations, Mrs. Rowe! Subscribe to Latonya's YouTube Channel! https://youtu.be/JqpMSx0zFPA
Reminder: School Picture Day, tomorrow morning. Girls Basketball and Football pictures will also be taken. Please bring uniform.
Reminder: Highland Dance Kittens will practice Wednesday and Thursday after school until 4:00.😊
Highland Elementary Reading Recovery Educator Mrs. Mary Dennison discusses the positive impact of Reading Recovery at the Holler Broadcast Studio! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrcIkcPrY0M
Mrs. Ramey’s 4th graders modeled Habit #2, Begin with the End in Mind, by creating digital vision boards. See them all at https://youtu.be/oCazUbA38UA.
Today, we celebrated one of our own. We honor you Mrs. Ferrell. Thank you for instilling a love for learning while always encouraging and giving students so much more to carry with them through the years ahead. Love, kindness, understanding and purpose are just a few of the many legacy gifts you have shared. You have made an impact, not only on your students lives but all of us. Enjoy your next adventure! Happy Retirement! Pride, Respect & Courage Highland Wildcats
Wow! Wildcats have been very engaged in building habitats, designing animals, coding, sticker art, dog pile, typetastic and much more during their visit to the STEAM Lab. https://youtu.be/JqpMSx0zFPA
Johnson County Schools would like to welcome Dr. Tessie Haney. Dr. Haney will be serving as a School Psychologist for the district. Congratulations, Dr. Haney! https://flipgrid.com/1700e3a6 #Eagle4Life
DANCE KITTENS MEETING: Any K - 3 students interested in dancing with our Highland Dance Kittens Team, we will be having a Dance Kittens meeting on Monday, August 26 at 5:00pm in the HES cafeteria.
Come on out and support our Lady Wildcats tonight at JCHS! Let’s cheer on our girls beginning at 5:00. Go Wildcats!
Wildcats enjoyed several days in the STEAM Lab completing circuits, creating art, and coding. https://youtu.be/v1uVQR4T3Qg
Highland STEAM Lab is up and running. Third graders used Clips for class introductions. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=r1tml3gKjrI&feature=youtu.be
Attention: Buses are just leaving Highland Elementary due to the delay.
Attention to parents/guardians school will be delayed in dismissing this evening due to an emergency helicopter landing on the football field. Please be patient during this time.
Girls Basketball Practice for grades 4-6 will begin Wednesday August 7, 2019!!! Like always, any child in 3rd grade who has been held back will be eligible to participate! Please have the physical with you, practice will be closed to parents and will last until about 4:45! Let’s have a great year!! GO WILDCATS!!!
Any child wanting to play football at Highland Elementary grades 3-6 will have practice on July 29th at 5:00 PM. We look forward to seeing everyone there! Let’s go Wildcats!!!
Grab your friends and register for East KYGoDigital. You do not want to miss this free and amazing professional learning opportunity! Sessions appropriate for all! #KYGoDigital Date: July 16th Time: 8:30-3:30 Location: Morehead State University http://bit.ly/32ofNOD
Love, Learn, Lead & Legacy Professional Learning Week was a huge success. Educators were totally engaged in learning while having fun! https://flipgrid.com/9c3c94ca #Eagle4Life
Highland Elementary would like to send a huge thanks to Mr. Danny Blevins and Mr. Mike Burchett! Rocket Day would not have been such a success without your expertise! https://animoto.com/play/RBdzaxxoKr4yoY28qpK7wA #HESSTEAM
Attention parents, bus 75 is having a mechanical issue. We have another bus in route to your kids and they will be dropped off at home safely and as quickly as possible. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused you!
Bus 96 will be running late this afternoon. Parents be aware that your child will arrive a bit later than normal. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause!
Bam! YES, FIRST GRADERS CAN! Highland students did a little app smashing. Students used @nearpod and @bookcreator to design interactive Mother's Day books! #HES_Elementary https://animoto.com/play/VggkTSBenjuNJ1t0HpPtQQ
The Johnson County Schools Local Planning Committee will conduct the 2nd PUBLIC FORUM on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 at 5:30 pm at the Johnson County Board of Education Central Office. The Public Forum will be an informal gathering to obtain public opinion regarding future district facility priorities. The Local Planning Committee will meet immediately following adjournment of the Public Forum.
Congratulations to Johnson Central High School on earning the Thrillshare Post of the Week for April 22-26! https://bit.ly/2UqavwR Keep up the great work! #JCEaglePride #Eagle4Life
Stephanie Moore and Amanda O'Bryan sparked students' interest by creating Earth Day Google logos . Students were totally engaged in learning while coding, problem solving, and using critical thinking skills! https://animoto.com/play/kA2tm3Tc1UjO0zSaIXbs9w @GoogleForEdu
Spring Fundraiser- Cookie Dough will be arriving tomorrow, pick up tomorrow afternoon. 🤗
Reminder: Kindergarten Orientation will be tomorrow beginning at 6:00 pm in our school library. We are so excited to meet new faces and make new friends! We also have a special event planned featuring The Dinosaur Quest with Dr. T Rex.
Highland Elementary Teacher Matt Fannin’s HES virtual tour post was selected as the Superintendent’s Thrillshare Post of the Week for April 1-5! Great work, Mr. Fannin!! https://gopro.com/v/zPwPPPeGP7ZXX #JCEaglePride #Eagle4Life
Our Highland Elementary 3rd Graders created STATE FLOATS to go along with their informational state writing pieces! Mrs. O'Bryan, Mrs. McClure, and Mrs. Greene https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B01Xb3abcYd4VjFjS3Q3bEIwNmRsb2o1cjRJS3JUQUxaYW53/view?usp=sharing
Reminder: Tomorrow, March 15, will be the last day to turn in Spring Fundraiser Packets.
Reminder: Spring and Class Pictures will be tomorrow. 6th graders please remember to wear/bring blue Highland shirt for 6th grade group photo.
Highland Elementary peewee games have been canceled for this evening. Wishing our Johnson County Lady Eagles the best as they play Pikeville tonight beginning at 7:00pm at the East KY Expo Center.
Johnson County Schools ready to ROCK Digital Learning Day February 28, 2019. Check out these ROCK STAR JC Digital Educators! https://flipgrid.com/5a5d0437 #DLDay #Eagle4LIfe
No School in Johnson County On Monday, February 25, 2019. This will be an NTI Day-we will have our schools open for anyone who does not have power to complete assignments- please call your child’s school to confirm times it will be open. Be safe!
Message from Mr. Thom Cochran: Due to high water concerns and continued heavy rain predicted, Johnson County Schools will be dismissing early today, Feb. 20, 2019. Elementary Schools will be releasing at 11:30 am. JCMS and JCHS will be releasing at 11:45. Thank you. *Highland Elementary will not be having After School Services today.
Update for Spirit Week: Wed. Feb. 20 - GOLD RUSH, wear gold to support our EAGLES!
Highland Elementary students had the honor of meeting author Mike Norris and illustrator/folk artist Minnie Adkins. Students had an outstanding educational experience. A huge thank you to Resource Center Coordinator Kathleen Burchett for sponsoring the program. #Eagle4Life
Highland Elementary’s CmPS Team, “Warming Warriors,” spent their weekend preparing emergency food boxes and blessing bags, as well as collecting coats, gloves, hats, scarves, blankets, socks, and hot hands. Warming Warriors then distributed the warm items to those less fortunate. We have a mission field right here at home!! Together, we can make a difference!!! #Eagles4Life #WarmingWarriors #JCEaglePride #CmPS
Highland Elementary would like to congratulate Amanda O’Bryan on being a recipient for one of this year’s Southeast Kentucky Chamber’s Excellence in Education Grant!
Congratulations to Highland 4th/5th Grade Academic Team! Science - Gabe Howell, 1st place Elijah Pelton, 4th place Social Studies - Gabe Howell, 1st place Gabe Conley, 2nd place Elijah Pelton, 3rd place Math - Gabe Conley, 1st place Josie Dials, 3rd place Keylee Blair. 4th place Language Arts - Emily Ravenscraft, 4th place Quick Recall Team had a win against Central Elementary. We're proud of our Wildcats!
Just a reminder: Progress reports will be sent home today, as well as Verification Reports. These reports help us to update any personal contact information. Please take a look and correct any information that is out of date. Please sign and return even if all information is correct. Thank you so much, have a great weekend!
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