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Entrance sign of Highland Elementary School parking lot.
Highland students and parents/guardian standing outside of the cafeteria.
Three, second grade boys standing at cafeteria doorway.
Highland students and parents/guardians walking on school hallways.
TK and Kinder students sit in one group on blacktop playground and raise their hands in response to three teachers' gestures.
A group of ten TK students sit together on blacktop playground.
Five Kinder students smile and hug with blacktop playground in the background.
4th grade student and teacher on blacktop playground.
Two Kinder students hug and smile, while on a playground jungle gym.
Fourth grade boy reading at his desk with classmates in the background.
Two fourth grade girls reading at their desks with classroom background.
Second graders writing at their desks, while the teacher oversees a student working.
Five teachers smiling together to the camera.
One 4th grader girl reading at her desk with another student reading in the background.
In a fourth grade classroom, three students and teacher smile to the camera.
Three fourth grade boys reading at their classroom desks.
Kinder teacher directs her students, who wait in line at the library entrance.
A line of Kinder students in pairs, who smile to the camera.
Inside the library, the librarian and Kinder students have storytime.
Third graders sit and smile, while at their cafeteria table.
The cafeteria with students leaving after lunch.
Four teachers hug and smile to the camera.
Inside the school office, three staff members smile to the camera.

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Latest News

Important CalFresh Nutrition Benefits

Many of our MPUSD students and their families participate in the CalFresh Nutrition Benefits, and we want to share IMPORTANT information that may impact our families. Please NOTE: February CalFresh benefits will be deposited into EBT accounts in January. These are NOT ADDITIONAL benefits. They are February benefits provided early due to impacts from the federal government shut down. Additionally, March benefits may not be available if the federal government shutdown continues. Click headline for more.

Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors

Eight of our sites are offering Abriendo Puertas (Opening Doors), a free 10-session curriculum centered on the cultural values, strengths, and experiences of parents. The curriculum consists of topics that range from early childhood development to school readiness, good health, social and emotional well-bineg, economic well-being, parenting styles, and leadership and advocacy. These schools are offering the program - Crumpton Elementary, Del Rey Woods Elementary, Highland Elementary, Marina Vista Elementary Arts Academy, MLK: School of the Arts, Olson Elementary, Ord Terrace Elementary, and Seaside Child Development Center. Click headline for specific dates, times and locations.

Transitional Kindergarten & Kindergarten Registration Underway

Rounding up all four and five year old children this month and February for transitional kindergarten and kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year. Visit our schools and take a tour of our TK and kinder classrooms. Learn about the exciting things happening for our littlest learners. Click headline to see tour dates, times and schools.

Free and Reduced Meal Applications

Have you completed your student's free and reduced meal application? Even if your child does not participate in the program, your child may be eligible for reduced fees on SAT, Advanced Placement, and college admissions. Complete the online form (also available at your school site) today! It can help your child’s school qualify for grants to pay for transportation on field trips, as well as receive extra funding from the state to support academic programs. Click the link below to complete the form online or download a PDF.

A Message of Thanks from the Superintendent

Thanksgiving is the perfect time of the year to celebrate with family and friends, and reflect on the blessings we receive throughout the year. It is also a time to give thanks to our MPUSD team and let you know that every person matters. Read more (click title link)

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Close up of Prinicpal, Hecate Rosewood.

Principal's Message

Welcome to Highland Elementary School, home of the Seahorses!
 
 
 
 
                                                Hecate Rosewood, principal