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Highland connection helps McKendree bass fishing team capture Bass Pro Shops School of the Year title  Belleville News-Democrat

The McKendree bass fishing team recently capped off their spring season with a special moment that will long live in program history. On May 24, the Bearcats ...



Kathryn L. Grotefendt of Highland Obituary  RiverBender.com

Kathryn L. Grotefendt, age 94 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Faith Care Center in Highland, IL. She was born on December 21, 1924, ...



Board discusses future of building trades program at Highland High School  Belleville News-Democrat

The newly restored building trades program at Highland High School is beginning to take shape. The school board discussed what the program's curriculum ...



Highland High School announces Illinois State Scholars  Belleville News-Democrat

A Southern Illinois high school announced its Illinois State Scholars this week. Twenty-seven students from the graduating class of 2019 from Highland High ...



Student success rates are up at Highland. The principal credits school ‘culture.’  Belleville News-Democrat

Graduation rates at Highland High School reached a five year high last summer, something the schools principal said is thanks to a focus on culture. Highland's ...



Pep Zone – Highland High School  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

HIGHLAND, Ill. - Time to show your school spirit! The Scott Credit Union Pepzone is at Highland High School in Highland, Illinois. FOX 2's Chris Regnier is ...



Highland schools see an increase in enrollment at the start of the year  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland School District saw an increase in enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year. Information also included about the August Highland School Board ...



This student resource officer is making anti-vaping efforts a priority. Here’s how.  Belleville News-Democrat

A Southern Illinois student resource officer at Highland High School wants students to stop using e-cigarettes to smoke. 46 kids at the school have faced ...



1 in 20 students are depressed or anxious. This school wants them to talk about it.  Belleville News-Democrat

A Southern Illinois high school is trying to get its students to talk about their mental health through assemblies that cover topics outside of the curriculum.



Highland school board spars over which programs should be expanded after years of cuts  Belleville News-Democrat

With state funding returning to Illinois school districts, Highland school board officials are debating what programs should come back first and which programs ...



Student's comments spark precautions at Highland High School  WGEM

Lewis County, Missouri (WGEM) -- Extra precautions were in place at Highland High School Friday morning after comments were made by a student, the school ...



Highland High School confiscates airsoft gun from student’s car after social media post  Belleville News-Democrat

An airsoft gun was confiscated Friday morning at Highland High School after video of a student brandishing what looked to be a deadly weapon was posted on ...



Highland school board lowers activity fees in hopes of growing participation  Belleville News-Democrat

After years of pushback from stakeholders in the school district, Highland's school board voted to reduce its activity fees, a move officials hope will quell ...



New associate principal, athletic director named at Highland High School  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland School Board approved a new associate high school principal as well as a new assistant principal/athletic director at HHS during its Highland ...



Nationally-ranked Belleville West, Vashon to collide at Highland Basketball Shootout  Belleville News-Democrat

The Belleville, Illinois high school West Maroons will play the St. Louis, Mo. Vashon High School Wolverines in one of eight games at the 28th annual Highland, ...



Suspicious person at Highland High School turns out to be a student  nwitimes.com

Highland High School and Highland Middle School were briefly placed on a soft lockdown Wednesday morning after police received a call about a suspicious ...



Optimist Club to buy bleachers for Highland High School for more seating for Shootout  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland Optimist Club has pledged to buy new bleachers for Highland High School for about $41,000. The Optimist's secretary Kevin Hemann proposed ...



District settles sex discrimination lawsuit with former Highland High School principal  Belleville News-Democrat

School news: The Highland, IL School District in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL and St. Louis, MO settled a federal sex discrimination lawsuit with its former ...



Location approved for new Highland High School athletic training facility  Belleville News-Democrat

School news: The Highland, IL School Board approved the location for construction of a future athletic training facility at Highland High School in Southern ...



Meet the new principal at Highland High School  Belleville News-Democrat

The future leader of Highland High School is looking forward to holding up the school's high-achieving reputation. During the Highland School Board meeting ...



Highland's LaPorta taking his talents to Iowa  STLtoday.com

HIGHLAND • He could feel the vibrations of the stadium as he approached the tunnel even though nobody was jumping for joy.



A growing number of early graduates is costing this school district thousands  Belleville News-Democrat

A Southern Illinois school district is losing money as more students skip the final semester of their senior and graduate early. This year, 26 students will cost the ...



Highland High School will have co-valedictorians this year  Belleville News-Democrat

Education News: Highland High School's class of 2018 will have co-valedictorians this year. This year's class of 214 will graduate on Sunday, May 20 in the ...



This Highland student got a perfect score on the ACT — on her first try  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland High School senior Emilie Hoepker recently earned the highest possible ACT composite score, and she did it on her first try. “This is an amazing ...



Highland football supports Cave’s mom in cancer fight  Belleville News-Democrat

Southern Illinois team supports Payton Cave's mother, Erica, in her battle against cervical cancer.



HHS makes top 100 schools in Illinois second year in a row  Belleville News-Democrat

For the second year in a row, Highland High School has been ranked in the top 100 schools in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report. "Not bragging, but no other ...



Balance and chemistry get Highland spikers off to a fast start  Belleville News-Democrat

Behind solid net play and a deep defense, the Highland IL High School Bulldogs girls varsity volleyball team is off to a solid start to their season in Southern ...



First-year teachers sing the praises of new Highland High School show choir  Belleville News-Democrat

Two first year music teachers have built a show choir program at Highland High School upon student request. The program's first performance is April 20 at the ...



Highland Area Schools Alumni Association announces 2018 Hall of Fame inductees  Belleville News-Democrat

The 11th annual Highland Area Schools Alumni Association Hall of Fame induction ceremony and breakfast will take place at 9 a.m.Saturday, Sept. 29, in the ...



Highland boys golfers miss cut at Class 2A Carbondale sectional  Belleville News-Democrat

The 2018 season came to a close for the Highland boys golf team on Monday, Oct. 8 as they ventured to Carbondale for the Class 2A sectional tournament at ...



Highland High School announces AP, Illinois State Scholars  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland high school education news AP Scholars Illinois State Scholars Bulldogs in Highland IL in southern Illinois near St Louis MO.



Highland High School to graduate 203 on Sunday  Belleville News-Democrat

Jacob Mitchell and Taylor Townsend are the co-valedictorians of the class of the Class of 2017 at HHS. Highland IL is near St. Louis MO.



Joliet Catholic finds room to run on Highland, eliminates Bulldogs in quarterfinal  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland Bulldogs from Southern Illinois traveled to the Chicago area to take on the Joliet Catholic in IHSA Class 5A High School football playoff ...



Is your child smart enough to enter kindergarten before age 5? Highland is considering allowing it.  Belleville News-Democrat

Education news: The school board in Highland, IL, in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL and St. Louis, MO, is reviewing several policies, including one that may ...



Highland bowling teams place in Abe Lincoln tourney  Belleville News-Democrat

Bulldogs boys and girls teams participate in Abe Lincoln competition in Springfield.



Sultan: Passed over for Highland's National Honor Society years ago, a Chesterfield woman gets her due  STLtoday.com

Dorothy Reimers, 74, shared a long-forgotten injustice with her nieces when they were chatting during a visit this summer to her Chesterfield home.



Lewis County superintendent speaks after school threat concerns  WGEM

The Lewis County C-1 School District is explaining what happened after sending out a message late Thursday night about concerns over a school threat.



Liddell’s jam wows crowd and sparks Belleville West win in shootout showdown  Belleville News-Democrat

The Belleville, Illinois West High School Maroons defeated the Vashon Wolverines of St. Louis, Mo. 79-72 at the Highland, IL. Scott Credit Union/Optimist ...



Hard Road Theatre in Highland to present 'Annie Jr.'  Belleville News-Democrat

Events News: Hard Road Theatre in Highland, IL will present the children's play "Annie Jr." at Highland High School in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL and St.



Highland's offense misfires in loss to Poplar Bluff  STLtoday.com

HIGHLAND, ILL. • The Highland Bulldogs shot 23 percent in the first half of their game Saturday against Poplar Bluff.



Highland football’s Sam LaPorta getting looks from Ivy League, MAC programs  Belleville News-Democrat

Sports news: Sam LaPorta, an all-state football player for the Highland High School Bulldogs football team in Highland, IL, in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL, ...



Highland uses high-powered rushing attack to blow past Mattoon  STLtoday.com

HIGHLAND • Highland's powerful attack went on another rampage Saturday.



Students return to Highland High School in Palmdale following shooting  KABC-TV

Students returned to Highland High School in Palmdale Monday morning after a classmate was shot in the arm last week.



Highland High School announces Homecoming Court  Belleville News-Democrat

The HHS Homecoming Coronation and Dance will be on Saturday, Sept. 24 in the HHS gym. The Highland High School Homecoming Parade will be held on ...



Mock crash at Highland High School delivers powerful message  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland, IL High School students got a good look on Thursday, April 28 at the consequences of drunk driving. Local firefighters, police and EMS put on a mock ...



Technology that replaced the chalkboard could cost Highland schools $440,000 to update  Belleville News-Democrat

Replacing the Highland School District's aging interactive whiteboard systems could potentially cost the district as much as $440,000, according to the Highland ...



Highland students will walk out as part of national protest about school violence  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland High School Bulldogs students will walk out of class in Highland, IL, in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, as part of national protest of school ...



Almost a third of Highland teachers, administrators make more than $75,000  Belleville News-Democrat

Almost a third of teachers and administrators working in Highland Community School District will make than $75,000 in total compensation this year, according ...



Highland Optimist Club honors high school students  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland IL Optimist Club honors Highland High School students during banquet at country club in southern Illinois near St. Louis mo.



Highland High School to graduate 235 on Sunday  Belleville News-Democrat

John Pollard and Alli Zobrist are co-valedictorians of the Highland High School class of 2016. James Tscherney is the salutatorian.



Highland School Board agrees to move forward with new sports training facility, locker room rehab  Belleville News-Democrat

Education news: The school board OK'd locker room and restroom renovations at the high school football stadium in Highland, IL and will pursue a student ...



Highland remains unbeaten with homecoming win over rival Triad  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland High School Bulldogs rallied on their homecoming night to defeated Mississippi Valley Conference rival Triad Knights in IHSA high school football ...



No. 5 small school: Depth only question mark for talented, experienced Highland  STLtoday.com

Follow along each day for the countdown of the STLhighschoolsports.com preseason small-school rankings. The No. 1 team will be unveiled Aug. 23.



HHS Class of ’68 together again  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland High School Class of 1968 held its 50-year class reunion recently at Diamond Mineral Springs in Grantfork. Class members in the front row, left to ...



Highland High School shooting: 14-year-old boy detained, 1 injured at Palmdale school  KABC-TV

PALMDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- A 15-year-old boy was wounded and a teen suspect was detained Friday morning in a shooting at Highland High School in ...



New Highland Middle School assistant principal is a local product  Belleville News-Democrat

School news: The Highland Middle School Bulldogs hired a new assistant principal and athletic director for next school year. He will come to the district from St.



Highland School Board settles discrimination suit filed by high school principal  STLtoday.com

HIGHLAND • The principal of Highland High School announced Wednesday night that she has settled her discrimination suit against the district in a deal that ...



Highland bass fishing team finishes 13th at state  Belleville News-Democrat

IHSA high school sports news: The Highland IL bass fishing team finished 13 at the state tournament at Carlyle Lake in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL and ...



Highland public school enrollment continues downward trend  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland Community Unit School District No. 5 recorded another slight drop in enrollment in 2017, continuing a recent trend.



These six from Highland lost their lives in service of their country  Belleville News-Democrat

Biographies of Highland IL born US war veterans preview opening of new historical museum.



'It's my home,' new principal says about Highland Middle School  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland School District Board of Education approved Liz Weder as the new principal at Highland Middle School for the 2018-2019 school year. Weder will ...



Optimist Field at Glik Park has big, new scoreboard  Belleville News-Democrat

Sports news: Optimist Field in Glik Park in Highland, IL has a new sports scoreboard. The Highland High School Bulldogs and American Legion baseball teams ...



Highland native Jake Haberer gets shot with Seattle Mariners organization  Belleville News-Democrat

A member of the Florence, Ky. Freedom in the Frontier Baseball League for about two months, Highland native Jake Haberer feared the worst when he was ...



Two Highland Cougars Headed to JWCC Next Year To Join The Blazers Softball Team  WGEM

Two premier student-athletes from the "Show Me State" that enjoy playing on the softball diamond are now set to take their talents to the next level after.



Here’s what Highland area organizations are offering college scholarships  Belleville News-Democrat

Organizations in Highland IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis Mo offer college scholarship opportunities.



Raises approved for Highland school administrators  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland School Board approved salary increases for several administrators, non-contractual employees at meeting May 22.



Highland thinclads finish second in MVC Championships  Belleville News-Democrat

Sports News: The Highland High School Bulldogs girls track and field team from Highland, IL hosted the Mississippi Valley Conference Championships and ...



HHS cheerleaders finish second, qualify for IHSA State Finals  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland High School varsity cheerleading team finished second in the medium team division at the Illinois High School Association Competitive ...



Highland has five All-MVC First Team selections in softball, one in baseball  Belleville News-Democrat

Sports news: The Highland High School Bulldogs had several players earn All-Mississippi Valley Conference honors in both 2018 IHSA baseball and softball ...



Highland adds new cop to force as city approves deal to provide officer to school  Belleville News-Democrat

News: The Highland, IL City Council approved a deal with the school district to provide a school resource officer in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL and St.



School resource officer named for Highland School District  Belleville News-Democrat

A candidate has been found to fill the new school resource officer position in the Highland School District. "We are very excited about Chris Flake being the new ...



Do your kids like to read? If not, this Highland teacher wants to help change that  Belleville News-Democrat

DeAnna Dobbs' last day in front of a classroom will be May 17. The Highland special ed teacher will be retiring from her job in public education, but intends to ...



Loads of experience leads to high expectations for HHS boys  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland, IL High School boys golf team is loaded with experience after losing just one player from last spring's sectional-qualifying squad.



Riverside Community fundraising after 10-year-old dies of rare cancer  kwwl.com

Highland Community School District is hosting a fundraiser for the passing of Caleb Strait. Caleb Strait passed away April 20th after fighting a rare.



53 Highland area schools, organizations awarded grants. See who they are.  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland Area Community Foundation news in Highland IL in Southern Illinois near St. Louis Mo 2017 grants banquet.



Whitehead fans 16 to help Alton Marquette squeeze past Highland  STLtoday.com

HIGHLAND, ILL. • Taylor Whitehead has never suffered from a lack of confidence.



Illinois boys basketball postseason preview capsules | Boys Basketball  STLtoday.com

High school boys basketball beat writer Dave Kvidahl breaks down all the postseason area games on the east side of the river.



Students walk out of class as part of national protest  Belleville News-Democrat

Students in O'Fallon, IL, Highland, IL, and Madison, IL, participate in the March 14 National School Walkout to protest for gun control and safe schools after the ...



Highland EMS chief to serve in interim leadership role at fire department  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland EMS Chief Brian Wilson was appointed interim fire chief of the city fire department Friday by City Manager Mark Latham.



Highland School Board authorizes $23,000 settlement in bullying lawsuit  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland, IL Community Unit School District No. 5 Board of Education authorized a resolution approving a $23000 settlement for a litigation concerning the ...



The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra presents 'Holiday Pops'  nwitimes.com

MUNSTER — Celebrate the holidays symphony style as the Northwest Indiana Symphony and conductor Kirk Muspratt present their annual “Holiday Pops,” at ...



City Council approves Highland Villas senior housing development  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland City Council approved items for a project from Southwestern Illinois Development Authority to create affordable housing for senior citizens in Highland, ...



HHS homecoming court announced  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland High School education news announced homecoming court, activities in Highland IL in southern Illinois near St Louis MO.



Highland High School gym to get new high-tech scoreboard  Herald-Whig

The Lewis County C-1 Board of Education has authorized athletic director Ben Buening to buy a high-tech scoreboard for the Highland High School gym.



Music takes flight: Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra performs 'One Small Step'  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Orchestral music fans will have an otherworldly experience when attending Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra's next concert.



Highland dances to fifth straight sectional championship  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland, IL High School dance team captured its fifth consecutive sectional championship at the Illinois High School Association Mascoutah Competitive ...



HIASAA Hall of Fame nominee: Billy Greenwald, Sports  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland Illinois Area Schools Alumni Association (HIASAA) has announced its list of candidates for this year's Hall of Fame consideration. Voting will take ...



HHS cheer squad places first, qualifies for ICCA State  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland Bulldogs IHSA high school cheerleading news Angie Fears from Highland IL in southern Illinois near St Louis MO.



Highland will get a school resource officer next year  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland schools will once again have a school resource officer. The Highland School Board meeting on March 26 unanimously approved partnership with the ...



Highland dance teams sweep their competition  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland Lady Bulldogs IDTA IHSA high school girls dancing news Olivia Genteman, Emily Wellen, Abigail Rogier, Katie Etter, Kayla Davis from Highland IL in ...



Highland’s in-town bus service will end  Belleville News-Democrat

Transportation news: Madison County Transit announced during the Highland, IL City Council July 2 meeting that it will stop one bus called the 14 Highland ...



239 will graduate from Highland High School on Sunday  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland High School Class of 2015 will graduate during a 2 p.m. ceremony on Sunday, May 17 in the Highland High School gymnasium. Of the 239 ...



HHS class of 1977 holds reunion  Belleville News-Democrat

A list of upcoming events and news briefs for the Highland, IL area near St. Louis, MO.



Student may face charges after making threats against Collinsville Middle School  Belleville News-Democrat

Collinsville Middle School administrators said a threat was made against the school late Tuesday night via social media. In a post on the Collinsville School ...



Stacked field makes seeding Highland Invitational a challenge  Belleville News-Democrat

The host and state-ranked Highland, Ill. High School Bulldogs headline a strong field for the 16-team Highland Girls Basketball Invitational Tournament which ...



“Running Start” program will help Highland High School students get started early with college  Belleville News-Democrat

A new deal between the Highland School District and Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) is meant to help Highland High School students get a off the blocks ...



Pirates promote Highland’s Geoff Hartlieb to major league roster  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland High School graduate Geoff Hartlieb will soon be making his debut in Major League Baseball. The Pittsburgh Pirates confirmed what Stephen Nesbit ...



HHS varsity cheer team takes second at ICCA State Championships  Belleville News-Democrat

The Highland varsity cheerleading team finished second to Columbia in the medium team division while the squad's top stunt group was crowned the state ...



Men in drag, local nonprofit use toilets to raise money for pediatric cancer research  Belleville News-Democrat

Highland, Illinois, nonprofit organization Leaps of Love raises money for pediatric cancer research in Southern Illinois. Participants include 2019 Ms. LOL ...



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