Reminder students and parents may begin dropping off all packets and chrome books Monday May 10, 2020! We will have totes outside the building and someone will be there to mark your things as turned in!!! Thanks so much for all your hard over the last 40 days!!! Drop off time will be 8 to 3!!
A special thank you to our teachers for all you do to educate, encourage and support our students. We appreciate YOU!♥️☀️ https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nKaJtCuqT-o
JCHS Class of 2020 please view the following message from Superintendent @thomcochran and Johnson County School District. "Kid, You'll Move Mountains!"- Dr. Seuss https://bit.ly/35E5EPT
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FszFnPQ42OM Watch the video and complete the food challenge. Post your results on the flipgrid for a prize. flipgrid.com/d6ced58e
Click on the objects in the picture and take a virtual field trip around Kentucky. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vTe8mdd-eI94HNIXuJZAn12FMQv1pBm39ws68-0iDS3xP39uPSOBEc6LnZ1y5iJ8BA0nJFp2malLt7-/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000&slide=id.p then identify the twelve places you visited in a flipgrid video https://flipgrid.com/51da0426 to win a prize.
https://youtu.be/KFAxw_NZQq4 Fourth graders had another fun Friday making FlipGrids about ways they’ve sharpened the saw during quarantine. Then Mrs. Pelphrey and Kaden gave a tour of their farm! Check out this week’s fun Friday video! #TeamKentucky #HealthyAtHome
COVID-19 Safety Pledge- Johnson County students, educators, parents, and community members please take a moment to complete the COVID-19 Safety Pledge. Let's turn Johnson County green! https://kycss.org/sswpledge/
Remember to complete the Census 2020 questionnaire! Johnson County is striving to be #1 in survey completion! Check out these census videos. Don't forget to subscribe to the YouTube channel for all things JC! https://bit.ly/2ShJ3mK
Third grade had so much fun celebrating Earth Day with a full week of activities. Check out the video to see all they did during the week of April 20th. https://animoto.com/play/wQpPS26qhDw99y3yTyoM4g?autostart=1
https://youtu.be/M6qD5LYjGGs Fourth grade had another fun Friday! Click on the link to see some of their rad 80’s day activities.
Due to the shutdown caused by COVID-19, delivery of packages and proofs have become a challenge. Parents who would like to see their child's image individual spring image can follow the procedure listed below to get access: Call 1-800-736-4753 and Lifetouch Customer Service will assist the parents with access codes they can use to view their child's image at mylifetouch.com. They may also place an order there and have it shipped to their home.
The Highland Lighthouse would like to share some ways for our Highland Wildcats to stay healthy at home. https://flipgrid.com/+bolden4326
https://youtu.be/prpHxfp7LFo Fourth grade had a magical Disney Fun Friday! Students took virtual tours of Disney World, designed rides, researched Disney World secrets, drew characters, and ended the day with a Google Meet. Check out the fun by clicking on the video link!
Leigh Anne Florence, author of the Woody and Chloe books sent a special message to Highland Wildcat students. She was scheduled to visit our school in March but had to cancel due to the Coronavirus. Check out the videos and post a message to her and Woody on the flipgrid. This activity can also be accessed through the Clever badge. https://www.smore.com/8pdrc
https://youtu.be/GqLTtUzEQh8 Mrs. Ramey’s students learned about parallel and perpendicular lines, tested their knowledge with boom cards, and then recognized these types of lines in their own environment. Click on the video link to check out some of their submissions.
Thanks to all the students that participated in the STEAM Lab activities last week. Raymond Baldwin, Jaxton Marshall, Peyton Baldwin, Lillian Pelton, Jenna Slone, and Leland Whitaker will receive a prize for their entries on the flipgrid. Your prize is being sent via mail. Congratulations! #learningbydoing #handsonlearning #wildcatway
Mrs. Ousley’s students complete our First Virtual Fun Friday learning about butterflies. https://youtu.be/w8c4SzGR37c
Hello parents and guardians! Johnson County School District is using Clever to help students access online learning resources from home. Create your account to get access to: *Tools to help log your child in *Important resources and information from the district Your account will be connected with your child’s, and everything you see is curated just for you. Pro tip: Bookmark family.clever.com for easy logins in the future. If you have an email on file you will receive instructions to create your account.
University of Louisville Researchers Seek New Drugs to Fight Coronavirus Using Computers in Schools Across Kentucky https://bit.ly/2JTCW3u
YAY! STEAM Challenges for the week are posted through Clever. Don’t forget to make a flipgrid video to be entered in a drawing for prizes. https://wke.it/w/s/zvOMWn
Congratulations, Mr. Jarred Gibson & JC STEAM Team, on being selected to be part of the Verizon Innovative Learning Academy. This grant will provide $24,000 of funding and training from Arizona State University. The funds will be used at JCMS and all elementary schools. Outstanding job, Mr. Gibson! #Eagle4Life
https://youtu.be/EmAOtjPj6yk ATTENTION Highland Wildcats: It’s time to celebrate! Watch our March Virtual Leadership Rally and SHARE with your friends!
https://youtu.be/1CUjLHVPL8k Our wildcat staff misses our students. We look forward to seeing you soon! #TEAMKENTUCKY #stayhealthy #TEAMHIGHLANDWILDCATS #missingourstudents #wildcatway
Mrs. Ousley’s Kindergarten Class has completed week two of virtual learning with 4 Zoom lessons, 12 Edmodo assignments, and listened to Mrs. Ousley’s read a Junie B Jones book on YouTube. Great kids doing great things! https://youtu.be/OXJi-r76xBw
Fantastic communication, teacher/student engagement, and instruction across the JC School District on NTI Day 15! Keep posting all the great work. Way to go EAGLES! https://www.apptegy.net/login #Eagle4Life #JCNTI20
Spend some time in the STEAM Lab designing a new toy. Follow the link or log in with Clever. https://www.smore.com/2836h TEAMKENTUCKY #wildcatway
Ever wondered what it would be like inside one of the largest cave systems? Take an augmented reality tour of Carlsbad Caverns without leaving your couch. https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/carlsbad-caverns/natural-entrance-tour #wildcatway #augmentedreality #cavesystems
https://www.smore.com/k594p Follow the link to STEAM Lab activities. Be sure to post a video on the flipgrid showcasing your work!
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FPMl1_FaV2k Students can join Simon for a Zoom African Adventure March 23rd at 2:00 pm. Students will document prior knowledge, gather new knowledge, and take part in an informational writing piece. Be sure to bring paper, pencil, and your imagination. This zoom is geared to first and second graders. Mrs. Rowe is very excited for this adventure. Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/375010818 #wildcatway #adventure
Mrs. Ousley’s Students finish 4 NTI Days in a row and are doing wonderful! So proud of each of them! https://youtu.be/b6FC3gIk6XE
Join a live stream happening now and learn to “doodle”. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1889309968006275/permalink/2679196805684250/
WYMT reports how Highland Elementary’s 4th graders have purpose in this pandemic! https://www.wymt.com/content/news/Kids-visit-nursing-homes-resident-through-virtual-visits-568872941.html?jwsource=cl
Students read spring poetry and books. Then Sharpened the Saw by exploring signs of spring! They even worked with fractions and took a virtual field trip to Mammoth Caves. Check out these young Highland Wildcats! https://flipgrid.com/3a983494 #JCNTI2020 #KYDLC #MyNTIKy
Attend the reading of Mar Among the Stars by author Roda Ahmed at 1:00 pm. Follow her on her Instagram page. https://instagram.com/rodaworld?igshid=1x6omwq41quid
Are you ready for a virtual field trip? Follow this link to visit the rainforest, see the Statue of Liberty, or tour the White House! https://freedomhomeschooling.com/virtual-field-trips/
Learn more about snakes during a live streaming by the Salato Wildlife Education Center at 1:00 pm. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1853339211467143&id=125583317576083
Johnson County Schools Community Drop off Sites- 4 new sites have been added beginning 3/20/2020: Red Bush Fire Department 10:05-10:15 Christian Union Church 10:30-10:45 Baker Branch Church-10:30-10:45- new as of 3/20/20 Sixth Street 10:30-10:45 Ponderosa Apartments 11:00-11:10 River Fire Department/New Bridge-11:00-11:15 new as of 3/20/20 Mayfair Apartments 11:15-11:25 Hidden Valley Apartments 11:20-11:35 Riverview Village 11:45-11:55 Old Oil Springs School-11:45-12:00 new as of 3/20/20 Perry Vanhoose Apartments 11:50- 12:05 Brookside Apartments 12:00-12:10 Van Lear FWB Church-12:15-12:30 new as of 3/20/20 Paint Lick Station 12:25-12:40 Meade Memorial 12:25-12:40 Spicey Mountain 12:50-1:00 Please let us know if you need meals but cannot get to any of the sites. Thank you!
Center for Interactive Learning & Collaboration Providing Free Interactive Content (CILC) www.cilc.org
Visit the STEAM Lab, through Clever, to learn more about renewable and non-renewable resources. https://www.smore.com/ab4fn
Go live with Ben Clanton, author or the best selling books Narwhal and Jelly, at 11:00 am. https://facebook.com/events/s/fb-live-with-ben-clanton/190785292224208/?ti=icl
Telehealth visits are still available for teachers & students while we are off the next few weeks. Samantha, RN is located @ the JCHS everyday for any needs you may have & to keep us out of the doctors offices. Stay healthy & if you have any questions feel free to ask me. I can be contacted through my email also @ Suzanna.email@example.com Thank you!!
Johnson County School District's partnership with Paul B Hall will continue through the school closure. Our clinic at Johnson Central High School will be open to Johnson County students, staff, and their families. The nurse can provide Telehealth treatment and services in conjunction with a Physician’s Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner. Please call 789-8895 for further detail and instruction.
Today Cincinnati Zoo will bee introducing kids to Rico. Follow the link at 3:00 pm. http://cincinnatizoo.org/home-safari-resources/
Join Mo Williams, author of Elephant and Piggie books, for a daily art doodle lesson at 1:00 pm. https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems
Join the Cincinnati Zoo each day at 3:00 pm as they feature an animal. https://m.facebook.com/cincinnatizoo/
Join James Dean for story time March 17th at 12:00 pm. https://www.instagram.com/petethecatofficial/
NTI Day 9 Steam Activities for 3rd - 6th has been posted. Be sure to record your work on the flipgrid. https://www.smore.com/a9cfm
NTI Day 9 Steam activities are posted. Be sure your child records their work on the flipgrid. https://www.smore.com/u07bf
The JC Tech Team will post all updates on the attached Google Slide Deck. This will help reduce the number of emails you receive. Today there have been numerous approved technology programs added to Clever. Please check the attached link daily for updates concerning NTI and approved software applications. We now have full access to programs such as Flocabulary &Newsela! JC Educators please spread the word about these exciting new resources! http://bit.ly/2QmkN1H
https://www.wevideo.com/view/1615130832 Highland Elementary 4th Graders send Virtual Visits to Riverview Healthcare when visitation is temporarily suspended in response to COVID-19. Click the link the watch their first visit!
Today is a wonderful day to learn about zoo animals. Cincinnati Zoo will be hosting a live stream at 3:00 pm March 16th. Kids will meet the famous hippo, Fiona. I have included a link to engaging activities for kids geared around zoo animals. https://www.smore.com/jm61n-zoo-animals Also, check the Highland Facebook page daily as I will be posting times for live streaming activities with local guest speakers. Students can still be engaged through digital learning!
Johnson County School District's partnership with Paul B Hall will continue through the school closure. Our clinic at Johnson Central High School will be open to Johnson County students, staff, and their families. The nurse can provide Telehealth treatment and services in conjunction with a Physician’s Assistant. Please call 789-8895 for further detail and instruction.
Nearpod is offering live and on-demand webinars from edtech innovators. These webinars provide innovative ideas and strategies to use in your virtual and regular classrooms. Use the attached link to access these resources. http://bit.ly/2QkW9ia
A huge thanks to Mrs. Casey Salyers for creating an informational video titled, "How to Make the Most of Your NTI Days! @KcSalyers always creating innovative lessons for @JC_Schools students and sharing valuable resources. http://bit.ly/2vmMQHd
Superintendent Cochran, will be going live on YouTube @12:00 for a school closure announcement and further information. Be certain to subscribe for future updates. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTfglcx6Opfl4dJyJLJRNsw/live
Based on the recommendation of Governor Beshear and the Kentucky Department of Education, Johnson County Schools will be closed from Monday, March 16th-Friday, April 3rd. There will be scheduled NTI Days. A detailed plan will be posted soon. There will be school tomorrow. Please send your child to school unless he/she is sick. This will allow teachers to prepare our kids for the next weeks. Thank you for your continued support of Johnson County Schools.
The Johnson County School District is revisiting our strategic plan. The plan formalizes the school district’s mission, vision, values, goals, and objectives. This enables stakeholders to voice and agree on the same priorities and focus on the path to improvement. Part of the strategic planning process involves engaging the community and other stakeholders in providing feedback. Please help us by completing the form linked below: https://forms.gle/UpzTRheucpmTD9QB9
Mrs. Ousley’s kindergarten classroom enjoyed Read Across America Week with fun activities throughout the week! https://youtu.be/vvnr91BY3TA
Superintendent Cochran's Thrillshare post of the week for February 23rd-29th goes to Mrs. Rowe and Highland Elementary. Check out this NTI Day 8 video! Way to go Mrs. Rowe! http://bit.ly/3cswJID
We are so proud of these kids. Our Elementary Academic Team finished 2nd overall in the Regional Governor's Cup today! They were 2nd in QR today. In science, Eli Akhlaghi 2nd, social studies Eli Akhlaghi 2nd, language arts Mia Estep 4th, composition Carter Stephens 3rd & Mia Estep 1st, math Caydon Kelsey 2nd. We are most proud of them for winning the sportsmanship award because that shows the character of these students. Congratulations wildcats!
Check out Jadyn & Mia as they share original 2020 census artwork and discuss the impact of the census on public education. http://bit.ly/2PDeUNs #2020census
Love NTI Day Pictures. Cam and Cooper O’Bryan create a model showing the layers of the earth. Younger brother learns from older brother. Way to go Cooper! You are a great Leader. #JCNTI20 #DLDay https://youtu.be/4ZHWHzbeo4U
Encourage your child to complete the NTI Day 8 STEAM Challenge! Post pictures of the finished product. https://www.smore.com/txk9j-nti-day-eight
Johnson Central Chamber Choir needs your help! Please support our students by completing the 2020 census. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wUdiFe_6ZA
Census 2020 Johnson County Middle & High School Choir Members https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wUdiFe_6ZA
Census 2020 is vital in funding public education. Check out Miss Adalyn's census video! https://youtu.be/WKd1SkHull0
Ahoy Matey, Wildcats host regional FPS and Written Academics! #studentleaders #wildcatway #aarghyouwildcatproud https://youtu.be/8lS55sI-HzU
Mrs. Paula Campbell earned her JC ProLearn Google Classroom Digital Badge. Way to go Mrs. Campbell! https://flipgrid.com/7aca0fde
My first graders rocked student-led conferences tonight. They took charge! They handled sign-ins, discussed their goals, the plans they made to achieve those goals, and shared work samples. I was there for moral support-that’s it! I could not be more proud. ❤️ #studentleaders #futureleaders #theleaderinme
Highland Elementary Kindergarten students enjoyed a visit from Veterinarian Melanie Greene. https://youtu.be/HhqEqtpWQuw #wildcatway
Just a reminder: Highland Elementary does not accept Valentine deliveries.
STEAM Lab Challenge. Be creative with origami. Complete NTI Day Seven and post a picture! I can’t wait to see your design. https://www.smore.com/3m95d #origami #paperart #learningbydoing
Cooper completed the thaumatrope Challenge for the STEAM Lab. #NTIday #learningbydoing. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XtKwgrkCilY
Parents have your child complete the NTI Day Six STEAM Challenge and post a pic. I look forward to seeing all the thaumatropes when we return to school! https://www.smore.com/921jg
There will be no school for the rest of the week due to illness. Wednesday and Friday will be NTI Days. Please post all assignments no later than 10:00 each day. Thursday will be a regular no school day. Lunch will be served each day free of charge for all children 18 and under from 11:00-12:30 at Johnson Central High School.
Mrs. Ousley’s kindergarten class celebrates the 100th Day of school with learning and fun! https://youtu.be/ghWK4pZMnPs
A special message about the 100th Day of School. https://www.voki.com/site/pickup?scid=16022260&height=330&width=575&chsm=8cbffffb932a75ba07c15ed66cbad672
Johnson County Schools Closed January 23rd & 24th NTI Day 3 January 23rd Subscribe to Superintendent Cochran's YouTube Channel for Future Announcements! http://bit.ly/2RES2NO
Reminder: No School In Johnson County Monday, January 20, 2020- it is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Be safe and stay warm! We look forward to returning to school on Tuesday! #Eagle4Life #JCEaglePride
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Hall of Fame Game Change - Johnson Central will now be hosting Rose Hill in the annual Hall of Fame contest. Tonight’s game will begin at 8 pm. Come out and support our Golden Eagles!!!
Highland Wildcats are focused and are excited to share "One Word" for 2020! https://flipgrid.com/0d8bb8b4 #JCOneWord2020
FYI - Census Verification forms will be sent home today. Please check your child's book bag and review form, make any corrections needed. Parents will need to add their date of birth next to their names on the form. Thank you for help.
Mrs. Ousley’s class enjoyed this Friday learning about being the same inside and having a dream! https://youtu.be/vJD52sdGdWg
The Highland Wildcat 4th and 5th grade academic team had a great first meet to start the season! In written assessments: Math- Kaiden Powers 1st, Caydon Kelsey- 2nd, Language Arts- Carter Stephens 3rd, Science- Eli Akhlaghi 3rd. In quick recall, both a and b teams were undefeated. Way to go, Wildcats!!
No School in Johnson County Today-January 7, 2019. This Will NOT be an NTI Day. Be safe! #JCEaglePride #Eagle4Life
Johnson County Schools will be on a 2 hour delay Today- Tuesday, January 7, 2020. We will monitor road conditions throughout the morning. Thank you
Check out Grayson from Highland Elementary introducing the October Eagle News Recap. Locate your school, take pictures of favorite posts, and share on social media! Please tag Johnson County Schools in celebration of 2019! http://bit.ly/3620soe
Please join Johnson County Schools in celebrating 2019. Check out the Eagle Review- a month by month recap of highlights from 2019. Look for your school and tag family and friends. http://bit.ly/352Ks46
Join Johnson County Schools in our Eagle Review- a month by month recap of highlights from 2019! Let's begin with December. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p48Kb2ZdgZw
We hope your Christmas is filled with love, peace, joy, and blessings. From all of us in the Johnson County School System. Merry Christmas to you and your family! http://bit.ly/2EM7vFA
Check out Superintendent Cochran's Monday Message of Giving with W.R. Castle Tomcats! Please subscribe to Mr. Cochran's YouTube channel and turn on notifications to stay current on all things JC. http://bit.ly/397nPyI
Johnson County students have been developing public speaking and leadership skills. Check out our JC students and Superintendent Cochran's message of "Giving" during this holiday season! http://bit.ly/35LJSJl @LeaderInMe #Eagle4Life
JC events recap for December 14th-21st. It has been a busy and exciting week at JC Schools! Check out this YouTube video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VX0TJrELm2g
First graders at HES took a virtual field trip to the North Pole to visit with Mrs. Claus. They learned some basic American Sign Language, discovered how Santa spends his free time, and made their own ornaments. #KEDC #KyPower https://animoto.com/play/wElgUizsvxBg3AvC6G5k8Q
Johnson County Schools will be CLOSED on Wednesday, December 18, 2019- this WILL BE an NTI Day. There are many spots of black ice covering area roads this morning. Students, assignments will posted no later than 10:00am-please complete all work! Stay safe!! #JCEaglePride
Johnson County STLP will not be presenting at the Appalachian Wireless Arena today due to weather-related conditions. JC will present at a later date. Judges are not required to attend the event.
Johnson County Schools will be on a 2 hour delay tomorrow, December 18, 2019. Stay safe!
52-52 -6.8 seconds to go in OT!!!
Trey Davis sinks one at the buzzer to send the championship game to overtime!!!! What a game!!!
Johnson County Schools will operate on a two hour delay on Tuesday, December 17, 2019. Due to heavy rains, several roads are flooded- hopefully the rain stops and waters will recede.
Highland Elementary students and community leaders participated in their first ‘Leader Lunch’. Students shared their personal goals and guided community members in creating goals. #leaderlunch #goalsetting #futureleaders https://animoto.com/play/fTeOrZBQKpihqRqXCJj3cg
Mrs. Raina May's class read Silver Packages by Appalachian author Cynthia Rylant. Students created a Flipgrid video to discuss what they would like to give for Christmas. https://flipgrid.com/79ea7361 #littlebluenation19
Congratulations, Johnson Central Football Team, on winning the Class 4A State Championship Game! Superintendent Cochran and Johnson County Schools would like to celebrate by having a district and community Black & Gold Day on Monday, December 9th. Please take pictures, post to Facebook & Twitter, and tag Johnson County Schools. Let’s celebrate and show our Eagle Pride! #Eagle4Life
Congratulations, Johnson Central Football Team, on winning the Class 4A State Championship Game! Superintendent Cochran and Johnson County Schools would like to celebrate by having a district and community Black & Gold Day. Please take pictures, post to Facebook & Twitter, and tag Johnson County Schools. Let’s celebrate and show our Eagle Pride! #Eagle4Life
Check out our November Leadership Rally here! https://youtu.be/Cfe-hNcdd4c We love celebrating our wildcats
Stay current on all things JC. Subscribe to Superintendent Cochran's YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=thom+cochran #Eagle4Life
Stay up-to-date on all things JC. Use the link below to like or follow all of our schools! http://bit.ly/2Pr5q71
Highland Elementary 6th Grade Night https://animoto.com/play/Y51mBvHEdbuyKYOF581BWg #littlebluenation19
The Thrillshare Post of the Week for November 24th-30th goes to Megan Adkins, Ashley May, & Highland Elementary. Johnson County Schools providing students with #MoreOpportunities! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDPp_acbCvk&feature=youtu.be
Monday, Mrs. Ashley May and Mrs. Adkins 2nd graders participated in a fun, interactive lesson by author Valerie Marsh. https://youtu.be/KDPp_acbCvk #kedc #kentuckypower
Mrs. May’s and Mrs. Ousley’s Classrooms Take a Journey on the Mayflower! https://youtu.be/W-_0Gl7nwb0
We are very proud of our Highland 6th Grade Academic team this year. We still have 6th grade showcase to go, but for our county matches, the following students placed in written assessments: Math- Josie Dials 1st, Gabe Conley 2nd, Keylee Blair 3rd Language Arts- Emily Ravenscraft 2nd Science- Gabe Howell 1st, Elijah Pelton 2nd Social Studies- Elijah Pelton 1st, Gabe Howell 2nd, Gabe Conley 3rd Quick Recall finished the regular season 7:1. Proud to be a wildcat!
This group of Girls Who Code club members are working hard to develop their STLP Project. After presenting their Build A Pet Bot plan to Kindergarten Teachers they Skyped with Jamie Blair of KY Wide Heating & Cooling to seek funding for their project. The girls were so excited to have their project fully funded. #wildcatway #entrepreneur.
Stay updated on Johnson County Schools current events. Subscribe to Superintendent Cochran's YouTube channel. The 50th subscriber wins a JC t-shirt. Be sure to tag this post to a friend. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THulexgrRgE
Numberless word problems generate math talk! Students feel more confident to discuss math with their peers. Third graders rocking math discussion. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ItTAH_CF7zpHlh49jYh_YYb0Sc1MN-Bn https://drive.google.com/open?id=1xRthpj5Wmp5PHh700nNiQE26d-FVbiYt
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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