Category Archives: News

Student Showcase| Lego Build

Art | Elementary students  (grades 3-5) were given the challenge of trying to build a Lego structure out of 30 different choices. Here are a few of these students awesome builds.

Student Showcase| Rule of Thirds

In Art class, junior high students learned about the “rule of thirds” concept in photography.  After watching a video demonstrating how to take more interesting photos using this rule, the students applied this concept in their individual photography.  Here are some of the photos they returned to Mrs. Evers putting this principle into practice.

 

 

 

Governor Announces New School Closure Info

As you may have heard by now, Governor Holcomb and State Superintendent Dr. McCormick have announced that all public and private schools will be closed until May 1.

Since the beginning of this pandemic, Highland Christian School’s leadership team has been evaluating reports, discussing options and planning how best to manage a closure of this magnitude. Our plans have been and will continue to be driven by that which is best for our students and the greater community.  We know this is not an easy time for families as you adjust at home and work through these unforeseen variables.

We will be communicating with you again early next week in regard to Highland Christian School’s longer-range plan.  Please continue to pray for our school leaders and teachers as we adapt our educational plan to meet the various demands required for the health and safety of all.  As we approach more decisions, we know the following things:

  1. God has been, IS, and always will be in control.
  2. The Highland Christian School Board, Administrative Team, and Teachers will continue to do all we can to support your child during this time.
  3. The hallmark of an effective school is its ability to adapt and embrace flexibility in order to rise above adversity.

Below, you will find a copy of the Department of Education’s press release following Governor Holcomb’s address to the residents of the State of Indiana.

News from the Department of Education

We appreciate your patience and support as we work through this together.  May God be glorified as we rely on him for the wisdom and resources we each need.  Please continue to join us in prayer for our community, leaders, families, and those impacted both in the United States and abroad.

Parent Note – February 18, 2020

PARENT NOTE – February 18, 2020
“Blazin’ God’s Light”
Matthew 5: 15,16

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
In last week’s Blue Note, I was able to revisit the importance of standards-based grading to our teachers, students, and parents. Standards-based grading (SBG) is making a substantial educational impact for students from kindergarten to 8th grade, both in our school and schools throughout the nation.

As you may recall, at our February Late Start, the staff was in deep discussion about self-assessment and how our students can engage in critical and action based self-reflection. Just as we ask our students to self-assess, our teachers exercise this same reflective practice. Continue reading Parent Note – February 18, 2020

PTO Community Dinner RSVP Form

PTO Community Dinner RSVP

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Calling all “soon-to-be” husky pups!

Is your child a “soon to be” Husky pup? We want every child to LOVE kindergarten! To help ensure their success, we plan two special days to get to know them a bit BEFORE they start school. The first of these two days is Kindergarten Readiness Day on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.
  • To request a Kindergarten Readiness appointment for your child, register online or contact us at (219) 838-0356. 
  • To learn more about our Kindergarten program join us for our Parent Preview Event on January 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm.  To learn more, click here.

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See Your Child Thrive!

Our Parent Preview Days give you the chance to see our style of learning in real life! Highland Christian School is an accredited, professional learning community where students are challenged in faith and learning through a standards-based comprehensive curriculum, formal Biblical instruction, and personal interaction.  Please RSVP online or by contacting Jodi at(219) 838-0356 x165 or jlineburg@highlandchristian.org.

We are pleased to be a Project Lead the Way School providing students with individualized learning, a fully-integrated 1:1 technology program, personal discipleship and STEM education.

The difference is real!  Visit with our principal,  enjoy live classroom visits and observe how students (preK-gr8)  are academically equipped, Biblically grounded and spiritually nurtured to impact the world for Christ at Highland Christian School.  Can you picture your child thriving here?

 

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