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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.
Wide shot of the cafetaria interior with many students.
Four students seated at a cafeteria table.
Highland students and parents/guardians walking on school hallways.
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At the principal's desk, the Principal holds a phone up to four, second-grade girls, who recite the
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.
Two Kinder students hug and smile, while on a playground jungle gym.
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Inside a classroom, one teacher and five students paint at their desks.
One fourth-grade boy and two fifth-grade boys focus on painting at their desks.
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.
Four teachers hug and smile to the camera.
Three staff members, who work in the Main Office, sit together at the school's Entrance desk.

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Town Hall Archives: Hybrid or Distance Learning Models

The PowerPoint and video archives of MPUSD's Town Hall on Thursday, March 11 in English and Spanish about the proposed in-person instructional model and reasoning behind the model are now available. Click headline to access the information.

MPUSD Makes Move to Keep 6th Grade at Elementary Level Beginning in 2021-22

On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, our Board of Education discussed and approved the decision making timeline for the reconfiguration and consolidation of MPUSD schools.  You may recall last school year the district convened a Vision 2025+ Task Force and engaged stakeholders in multiple community engagement meetings and surveys about the future of our schools. One of the key focus areas was whether or not to maintain 6th grade at the elementary school level.

Community Meetings: Reconfiguration & Consolidation of Schools

MPUSD continues its path toward implementing a transitional kindergarten - grade 6 model in the 2021-22 school year, as well as TK - Grade 8 models, attendance boundaries, and school consolidations in 2022-23. The district held virtual staff meetings with various schools at the end of January and early February, and hosted stakeholder engagement in community meetings in February. The PowerPoint and video archive may be found by clicking the headline.

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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