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Parent Note – January 22, 2019

PARENT NOTE – January 22, 2019
“Run YOUR Race”
Hebrews 12:1

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Well here we are, the beginning of 3rd Quarter – which unfortunately coincides with our coldest weather, short days and few breaks – but teachers are eager to keep working with your children to master the learning standards for their grades.  This year, K-2 and Art, Music, and PE classes all report progress on the Continue reading Parent Note – January 22, 2019

Parent Note – December 17, 2018

PARENT NOTE – December 17, 2018
“Run YOUR Race”
Hebrews 12:1

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
This will be a full week at HCS – as we get ready to prepare for Christmas – and make sure our work is done!  Hard to believe that we only have two weeks when we get back before we will be at the end of the quarter – and the half-way mark on running our race this Continue reading Parent Note – December 17, 2018

Parent Note – December 3, 2018

PARENT NOTE – December 3, 2018
“Run YOUR Race”
Hebrews 12:1

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Dear Parents and Guardians,
This feels like an unusual year with four full weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas, but we are grateful for these uninterrupted weeks.  Uninterrupted by school activities, that is – but we know it is a busy time for families.  I thank you for your support of learning – you, too, are an important part of the academic Continue reading Parent Note – December 3, 2018

Parent Note – November 26, 2018

PARENT NOTE – November 26, 2018
“Run YOUR Race”
Hebrews 12:1

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Parents and Guardians,
Well we dodged that storm today!  Things looked much different here in Highland than what I saw when I left my house in Orland Park!  As a reminder, if school is closed, you will find notification three main ways:
1) Go to emergencyclosings.com and scroll down to see if Highland Continue reading Parent Note – November 26, 2018

Parent Note – November 19, 2018

PARENT NOTE – November 19, 2018
“Run YOUR Race”
Hebrews 12:1

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Parents and Guardians,
I hope you got a good report from your children about our celebration on Friday!  It was great to reward the students for their hard work.  It was the work of the teachers and the students – focusing on standards, assessment, and additional support that Continue reading Parent Note – November 19, 2018

Parent Note – November 12, 2018

PARENT NOTE – November 12, 2018
“Run YOUR Race”
Hebrews 12:1

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Thank you for your attendance at conferences last week. We know that your involvement and support is crucial to your child’s academic success.  Just this weekend I read this in the Chicago Tribune: “Studies show that having a purpose in life- a sense of core Continue reading Parent Note – November 12, 2018

Parent Note – November 5, 2018

PARENT NOTE – November 5, 2018
“Run YOUR Race”
Hebrews 12:1

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Parents and Guardians,
We are looking forward to the opportunity to meet with you this week and discuss your child’s experience at Highland Christian.  We are eager to talk about your child’s progress on the Learning Standards (Power Standards) that we shared with you at Back-to-School night.  We will also look at the results of the fall MAP testing Continue reading Parent Note – November 5, 2018

Parent Note – October 29, 2018

PARENT NOTE – October 29, 2018
“Run YOUR Race”
Hebrews 12:1

FROM THE PRINCIPAL’S DESK
Parents and Guardians,
Welcome to Second Quarter!  I told the students this morning that this is a great quarter to make progress in before we meet the challenges of Third Quarter – cold, dreary days with summer a long way off can make it challenging for students to do their best.  But I Continue reading Parent Note – October 29, 2018

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