Congratulations to the Highlands Intermediate School Science Olympiad Team that won the Hawaii State Science Olympiad in April, 2019. They will be representing the State of Hawaii at the National Science Olympiad at Cornell University on June 1, 2019. Good luck to the following students:
Anne Malig Antonio Velasco
The HIS FLL Robotics team traveled to Lawrence Technological University in Michigan to compete in the 2019 World Robofest Championship. The team placed 8th overall out of more than 50 teams from around the world. Team members are Kira Yoda, Kailyn Nagai, Samantha Nagai, and Wyatt Loo.
Highlands Intermediate provides a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment that reflects the school's purpose and is characterized by the respect for differences, trust, caring, professionalism, support, and high expectations for each student. This environment promotes high expectations for student learning, student behavior, and student engagement. Middle level teaming provide activities outside of the class to promote bonding between students. Activities include field trips, incentive days, and team service learning. The Student Government plans school wide activities such as dances, class days, staff appreciation, fall and spring fests, and fundraising events for charities that promote leadership skills and service learning. Clubs, committees, and other student organizations also facilitate growth in leadership, community service, sports, academics, and special talent/gift areas.