Highlands Canned Food Drive
Did you know that the Hawaii Food Bank provides 14 million pounds of food to the people in Hawaii? How does the Food Bank come up with this huge amount of food? They depend on the generosity of people like you. In honor of the coming holidays, please donate a can to the Highlands Canned Food Drive. A box has been sent to your Study Skills class. Fill it up!! Let's help end hunger in Hawaii!
The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) is encouraging students and staff to join a national movement for inclusive, nurturing learning for all. Wednesday, October 24, 2018 is designated as Unity Day and everyone is encouraged to wear orange as a simple statement of support for Kindness, Acceptance, and Aloha in our school communities.
Dress Down guidelines!
Applies to only the shirt —uniform bottoms mandatory)
Dress Up top/shirt must be solid ORANGE (imagery or prints OK)
Dress Up top/shirt top must adhere to uniform policy (straps must be 1+ inches, no inappropriate imagery/references, no exposed midriff or chest, etc...)
**IF YOU DO NOT WEAR AN ORANGE TOP/SHIRT THEN YOU ARE WEARING YOUR NORMAL HIGHLANDS UNIFORM T-SHIRT**
The Highlands Volleyball team travels to Ilima Intermediate on Thursday, October 18. The action continues on Saturday, October 20 when the Colts take on the Cobras at King Intermediate School.
Highlands Cross Country
The Highlands Cross Country team will be competing at the King Intermediate Cross Country Meet on Friday, October 19.
"Chicken Skin" Tales
Don't miss the Chicken Skin Tales this Friday, October 19, during lunch at the library.
Congratulations to the HIS Robotics team for performing well at the IPA VEX Tournament this past Saturday. The 8th graders made it to the quarter finals and ranked 6th in the Robot Skills Challenge. They are now ranked 3rd in the Global Robot Skills Challenge for Middle Schools. Proud of you! Team members are: Stephanie Antonio, Cody Nakamura, Ethan Kishimori, Camy Chigawa, Ken Hirohata, Justin Cheung, Lawrence Deal, Landon Imamura, Cameron Ling, Chase Matsumoto, Christian Mones, Nathan Mones, Dorian Payton Sherman.
HIS Goes BLUE for Cyberbullying
Thursday, October 4, 2018 is a dress down day for cyberbullying. The dress down shirt must be blue in color AND must meet the uniform policy ( straps must be 1+ inches in width, no inappropriate imagery/references, no exposed midriff or chest). If you do not wear a blue top then you should be wearing a Highlands Uniform!
10/2/18 Highlands vs. Kapolei Middle (at Kapolei)
10/4/18 Highlands vs. Waianae Intermediate (at Waianae)
HIS Cross Country team at the Iolani Invitational, Friday, October 5, 2018.
Pearl City High School Homecoming Parade
Come out and support the HIS student council and HIS Cheerleaders at the Pearl City High School Homecoming parade on Friday, October 5, 2018.
Quarter 2 Bus Pass Payment Reminder
Attention all Quarterly bus riders. 2nd Quarter bus pass payments are due on or before October 5, 2018. Please make payments at the Front Office in the morning, during recess or lunch. Payments can be cash or check.
End of Quarter 1
The last day of quarter 1 is on Friday, October 5. Please check your grades in Infinite Campus!
October 8 through October 12, 2018.