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Dr. Winston Tucker, Principal

1015 Snelling Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116

(651) 293-8940 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

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Welcome Parents...

  • Dear Highland Park High School Parents/Guardians:  

    Here are some important updates, calendar events and information on family engagement opportunities at HPSH.

    Please visit: http://highlandsr.spps.org/calendar_4 for a full list of calendar events. For a full calendar of upcoming sport events, please go to: www.sports.spps.org

    PROPOSED AIR FORCE JROTC COMMUNITY INPUT SESSION

    On Monday, January 30, 2017 at 6:30pm HPSH will be hosting the 3rd and final community input session regarding the proposed Air Force JROTC program. This session will be held in the HPSH Auditorium.

    ANNUAL HISTORY DAY COMPETITION

    Annual History Day Competition is on Thursday February 2, 2017 in the cafeteria.   Families are welcome to attend from 8am-9am. Please check into the main office when you arrive.

    ALL NIGHT GRADUATION PARTY – PLANNING MEETING

    The traditional ALL-NIGHT SENIOR GRAD PARTY is organized by the parents and families of seniors (and juniors), and funded through donations and ticket sales. This memorable event for our graduates has been well attended in the past and we anticipate at least 225 seniors at this year's party the evening of June 7th. 

    We are off to a strong start organizing with entertainment booked and activities arranged. Now we need everyone’s help and support to continue the planning and implementation. Let's work together to celebrate our graduating seniors!

     Parents of Seniors - we will meet from 6:30 – 8:00pm (latest) Monday, February 6th in the HPSH Library. 

    If you are not able to attend this meeting and want to help, please contact Colleen at zurowhite@gmail.com or 920-540-4658.  

    Please mark your calendars for future meetings:

    February 6 - Monday

    March 9 - Thursday

    April 10 - Monday

    May 9 – Tuesday

     

    *all meetings will be held from 6:30 -8:00pm

    FAFSA WORKSHOP NIGHT 

    FAFSA Workshop Night is Thursday February 9th, 2017 from 5:30 PM –7:00 PM, in the Library. Student should bring their Parent/Guardian and all materials. Get help filling out and submitting your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Financial Aid Counselors from colleges, along with the Highland Park Counselors, and College Access Program staff will be on hand to help you through the FAFSA.

     

    A NIGHT OF ONE ACT PLAYS

    On Wednesday, February 8, Thursday February 9 and Saturday, February 11, 2017 there will be 3, amazing student directed plays performed in the auditorium. The performances begin at and 7:00pm.


    Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer, directed by Paige Bosler

    Bad Auditions  by Bad Actors by Ian McWethy, directed by Helen Feng

    How To Succeed in High School Without Really Trying by Jonathan Rand, directed by Maddy Grady.

     NAAPID 

    Monday, February 13, 2017 is National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID).  This day is planned in conjunction with Black History month and is designed to engage families and to celebrate the partnership between students, families and schools.

     

    We invite all parents/guardians to join us on February 13th.  There will be a light brunch provided at 11:45 a.m. with a student lead program beginning at 12:19 p.m. in the auditorium.

    COFFEE WITH THE COUNSELORS

    Please join the HPSH Counselors from 8:00am - 9:00am on Friday, February 17, 2017 in the College and Career Resource Center (room 1310).  The topic for this session is College Admissions. This is an opportunity for parents to informally talk about PSEO with our Licensed School Counselors while their student is in class. 

     

    FREE DENTAL SERVICES

    FREE Dental Services February 3rd and 4th   (Give Kids A Smile)

     

    For the last several years, many local dental professionals have provided FREE dental services to teens and children in need in early February. This year, the dates are February 3rd and 4th. Interested? Call 2-1-1 on your phone to find a clinic near you or go to mndental.org. Hurry! If you have further questions, please call Ms Harrison, School Nurse at Highland, at 651-744-3819 

    BUFFALO WILD WINGS FUNDRAISER

    Highland Senior High has partnered with Buffalo Wild Wing at 458 Snelling Ave. Attached is a flyer explaining the program.  If you go there at anytime throughout the year, simply say you’re from Highland Senior and 10% of your Bill will donated to the athletics departments of Highland Park Senior High and Highland Park Middle School.


    COLLEGE AND CAREER RESOURCE CORNER

     

    ACCESS

    ACCESS testing will begin the week of February 6, 2017. The ACCESS test for English Language Learners (ELLs) provides a standardized measurement of academic language proficiency and is required by the state of Minnesota to monitor your child’s progress in acquiring English. Eligibility for ACCESS testing is based on one or more of the following factors--a home language other than English, language placement test scores, and/or last year’s ACCESS test scores.

     

    Please contact Jason Schlukebier jason.schlukebier@spps.org  or Johanna Skaar johanna.skaar@spps.org  with any questions or concerns regarding ACCESS testing

               

    ACCUPLACER

    Highland will be administering the Accuplacer test on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Students needing to take the Accuplacer for St. Paul College, PSEO, or CPA should sign up in the CCRC with Mr. Biermaier. You MUST have a completed St. Paul College Application before you can take the Accuplacer.

     

    ACT PREP

    SPPS is offering ACT prep courses to students who are currently juniors. For more information or to register, go to: www.spps.org/actprep

     

    12th ANNUAL THINKING COLLEGE EARLIER FAIR

     

    A family affair for parents and students: Grades 6-12

     

    Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 10:30am – 1:30pm at Harding Senior High School 1540 E. Sixth Street, St. Paul, MN 55106.

     

    Please see attached flyer for more information.

     

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    Thursday, January 26, 2017

                -Last day of Quarter 2

    Friday, January 27, 2017

    • No School - Professional Day

    Monday, January 30, 2017

    • Quarter 3 begins

    Thursday, February 2, 2017

    • History Day Competition in the Cafeteria from 8:00am – 9:00am

    Monday, February 6, 2017

    • Grad Party Planning Meeting in the Library at 6:30pm

    Wednesday, February 8, 2017

    • One Act Plays in the Auditorium at 7:00pm

    Thursday, February 9, 2017

                -     FAFSA Workshop in the Library at 5:00pm

    • One Act Plays in the Auditorium at 7:00pm

    Saturday, February 11, 2017

    • One Act Plays in the Auditorium at 7:00pm

    Monday, February 13, 2017

    • NAAPID Performance in the Auditorium at 12:19pm
    • PTSA Meeting in the Library at 6:30pm

    Friday, February 17, 2017

                -     Coffee with the Counselors in the CCRC at 8:00am

     

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