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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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Latest News

Saturday Academy Begins

Starting Saturday, October 16, students at Highland Elementary, Ord Terrace Elementary, Seaside Middle School and Monterey High School will be able to make up for lost learning time due to an absence. MPUSD expects to add more schools as staffing becomes available.

Attendance Boundaries Town Hall Meetings

The Monterey Peninsula Unified School District is evaluating and redrawing its school attendance boundaries for the 2022-2023 school year. We welcome your participation in this process. MPUSD will host Town Halls in October to engage the community and provide information.

MPUSD September 16 Town Hall Archives

MPUSD held a districtwide Town Hall on September 16 with an update on the school year, including COVID-19 protocols, process and communication. The PowerPoint presentation and video archive is available.

District English Learner Advisory Committee and District Advisory Committee

Mark your calendars! Parent engagement is critical and we invite your participation and feedback at our 2021-2022 District Advisory Committee and District English Learner Advisory Committee meetings. Our District English Learner Advisory Committee serves in an advisory capacity on English learner programs and services.

Important Message from the Superintendent

Message from the Superintendent on Health and Safety at our Schools: As we close the second full week of instruction, I wanted to express how excited we are to return to in person instruction and how proud I am of our school community's efforts to return to school safely. Your child's health and well being is our top priority, and I want to update you on our current health mitigation efforts, as well as increased support we are working to provide in the coming weeks.

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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