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 May 28, 2015



BREAKFAST LUNCH
Friday, May 29: Cook’s Choice Hamburger Nachos

THE LAST DAY OF SCHOOL IS TOMORROW, MAY 29TH!

SCHOOL WILL RELEASE AT 12:20 P.M.

THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL NEXT YEAR IS TUESDAY, AUGUST 25TH



ELEMENTARY AWARDS
The elementary awards assembly is tomorrow morning (Friday, May 29th) at 8:30 A.M. Parents and community members are welcome to attend!

REMEMBER!
Remember that lunch balances are due Friday. Letters and emails have been sent out with amounts. Remember, too, that all library books need to be returned to the library on Friday, or paid if for if you are unable to find them. Mrs. Dawson has sent out emails.

THANK YOU MRS. GROSSMAN
As most of you are aware by now, Mrs. Nancy Grossman is retiring from Highwood School at the end of the school year.  Nancy would like to go quietly and without saying a word, but we can't let that happen.  We would like to thank her for her years of dedication and service to her students and Highwood School by honoring her with a surprise cake reception after the elementary awards assembly on Friday morning.  Please take a minute to stop by and wish her well.  

HIGHWOOD GRADES K-5 BASKETBALL CAMP
Next week (Monday, June 1st, through Wednesday, June 3rd) is Highwood's K-5 2015 Boy's Basketball Camp!!  Please sign and return the attached permission slip/ t-shirt sign-up sheet ASAP to Mr. Hauptman so he can order t-shirts tomorrow (Friday)! Camp starts at 9:00 A.M. and ends at 12:00 P.M. each day. The PEAK bus will be available every day of camp. Parents and community members are welcome to come cheer on our Future Mountaineers on Wednesday for our final tournaments and competitions starting at 10:00 A.M. then stay for camp awards at 11:45 A.M. Hope to see you all there! Bring a friend! Mr. Hauptman needs to know who is coming so he can order T-shirts Friday. You can bring signed forms and payment on Monday. You can reach Mr. Hauptman at 529-3284 or email him at rhauptman@highwood.k12.mt.us.  Don’t delay!



COMMUNITY NEWS


ZUMBA CLASS
Laurell Lane will be starting a Zumba class in July at the school. Laurell is certified Zumba instructor and is excited to get everybody moving! It will be a low impact for all levels, you go at your own pace. There will be modification instruction for those with special needs like hip and joint issues, sciatica, shoulder problems, etc. The class will start in July on Tuesday and Thursdays at 7:00 AM and last a half an hour. Sessions will cost $3.00 each. Please contact the school if you are interested and Laurell will contact those on the interested list to solidify the details.


DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that Highwood has a food bank?  It is located in the basement of the Highwood Community United Methodist Church and is open the third Thursday of each month from 3:30-5:00 P.M. The food bank is available to anyone in need within the Highwood School District.
The food bank is stocked by donations of food, and also by donations of money, which is used to purchase food from the Great Falls Food Bank.   The Highwood School generously provides for the food bank through a Thanksgiving food drive as well as various other contributions throughout the year.   The Highwood Woman’s Club contributes to Christmas baskets, the
Faith Community Church has been a long time supporter and various church and community members have also been generous to help.  Currently the food bank has 9 clients who are very grateful for the help they receive.  
Donations of food or money are always welcome.  Non-perishable items may be left in the designated container in the BOR building garage, by the school.  For perishable or frozen items please contact Susie Ripley (733-6251).  Monetary donations may be sent to:  Highwood Food Bank, P.O. Box 74, Highwood, MT  59450.  

CONCERTS COMING TO HIGHWOOD!!
The Chinook Winds are planning a concert for Monday, July 13th at 7:00 P.M. at the Highwood Hall. This is a fundraiser for them, as they've been invited to several international music conventions this summer (in Tokyo and Los Angeles!)  This professional woodwind quintet is comprised of the some of the best instrumentalists in the state of Montana, playing a ground-breaking variety of music with flawless technique and blend.  Meghan Wakeley and Sarah Raines perform a "Diva Concert"!  July 18th at the Highwood Hall.  Accompanied by Steve Olson, these top-notch singers will perform a variety of fun music, including Broadway musical hits, art songs, and much more!

MOVING SALE
Aaron and Marissa Skogen are looking to sell some items before they move. These items include: newer microwave ($40), brown leather couch ($250), coffee table ($30), dining room table with 4 chairs ($100), TV stand ($50), bedroom dresser and mirror set ($125), 2 bar stools ($30 each). If you are interested, please contact Marissa at (406) 564-7594. All prices are already reduced but negotiable.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Mark your calendars!  Vacation Bible School will be held June 22-26 from 9:00-11:30 A.M. for ages 4 through entering grade 6.  Stay tuned for more details.

HIGHWOOD COMMUNITY DIRECTORY
Thanks to all who have made sure they are to be included in the new Highwood Community Directory! For those of you who haven’t had the opportunity to sign up, there are several ways you can be certain to be included! You can stop by the office, call the office at 733-2081, email Pat at pgray@highwood.k12.mt.us or call Jayne Plouffe at 733-2244.

BRIDAL SHOWERS
There will be a bridal shower for Sara Christianson on Sunday, May 31st at 1:00 P.M. at the Highwood Community Hall.
Sarah is registered at Target and Bed, Bath and Beyond.

There will be a bridal shower for Nick and Kailee Gondeiro on Friday, July 10 at 6:30 P.M. at the Highwood Community Hall. They are registered at Target and Bed, Bath, and Beyond.

There will be bridal shower for Kevin Johnson and Leah Nelson in June at the Highwood Community Hall. Kevin and Leah are registered at Bed Bath and Beyond. Please note the change in date! Stay tuned for specific information.

LIBRARY NEWS
The Highwood Library will be closed for the summer months, however, through the Chouteau County Library system everyone in Highwood automatically has a library account at the Fort Benton Library.  Please feel free to visit over the summer and check some items out from the Fort Benton Library! Of course access to our e-books is always available at montanalibrary2go.org. If you have questions, please email edawson406@gmail.com.

FOR SALE
2 Lots (50''x140'each),2 Car Garage (30'x24') w/wood stove, 1 Shed (8'x10') , fenced backyard, dug out for footings for a house, utilities ready to go, great school and small town living.
265 Harris Ave. - Highwood, MT $30,000. Contact Bonnie Russell at 406-733-2115


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Contact us:

Highwood Public Schools
160 West Street South
Highwood, MT 59450
(406)733-2081
 Superintendent
 Becky Aaring