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 March 26, 2015




BREAKFAST LUNCH
Friday, March 27: Goulash Biscuits & Gravy
Monday, March 30: Cereal Tacos
Tuesday, March 31: Pumpkin Bread Hamburgers
Wednesday, April 1: Cereal Easter Dinner-Ham
Thursday, April 2: Bagel & Cream Cheese Hamburger Nachos-Darren’s favorite
 

EASTER BREAK BEGINS FRIDAY, APRIL 3

SCHOOL WILL RESUME ON TUESDAY, APRIL 7


MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Thurs., March 26: Highwood vs. Winnett/Grass Range (A-at Stanford) 4:00GB/5:00BB/6:00GA/7:00BA
Fri., March 27: Highwood vs. Geraldine (H) 2:00GB/3:00BB/4:00GA/5:00BA
Sat. March 28: Highwood vs. Winifred/Roy (A-at Winifred) 11:00GB/12:00BB/1:00GA/2:00BA
Mon., March 30: Highwood vs. DGS (A-at Denton) 4:00GB/5:00BB/6:00GA/7:00BA

this game has been moved from 3/21due to the MS Music Festival
Tues., March 31: Highwood vs. Belt (H) 4:00GB/5:00BB/6:00GA/7:00BA
Thurs., April 2: Highwood vs. Tri-Cities (A- at Hobson) 4:00GB/5:00BB/6:00GA/7:00BA
Thurs., April 9: Highwood vs. Belt (H) 4:00GB/5:00BB/6:00GA/7:00BA please note date change

    this game has been moved from 3/21due to the MS Music Festival
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF MEET SCHEDULE
Friday, March 27: Marias Open in Shelby 9:00 A.M.
Monday, April 6: Centerville/Belt Meet in Fort Benton 9:00 A.M.
Friday, April 10: Choteau JV 9:00 A.M.
Sat., April 11: Choteau V 9:00 A.M.


SENIOR CITIZEN INVITATION
The kitchen staff extends an invitation to Highwood Senior Citizens and Grandparents to join us for Easter dinner at the school on April 1st at 11:20 A.M. The menus for the lunch includes ham, au gratin potatoes, peas, deviled eggs and a cupcake! Please come join us! If you are planning on coming, please give the school a call prior to April 1st.

TRUSTEE CANDIDATES
Petitions are now available.  Two (2) trustee positions currently filled by Mr. Mike McGowan and Mr. Colter Tinsen are open for election.  The openings include one 1-year position and one 3-year position.   If you are a resident and a registered voter of the Highwood School District and are interested in serving as a trustee on the Highwood School Board, petitions must be filed with the Highwood District Clerk, Arlene Hartman, on or before 5:00 P.M March 26, 2015.  Please contact Arlene @ 406-733-2081 or hwdclerk@highwood.k12.mt.us to request a petition.

VOTER REGISTRATION
A voter must register by Monday, April 6, 2015 in order to vote in the upcoming school election on May 5, 2015.  Registration card are available at the Chouteau County Court House, the Highwood District office, or online @ http://sos.mt.gov/Elections/forms/voters/register.pdf .

HIGHWOOD COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP
The Board of Directors of the Highwood Community Scholarship invites you to apply for the 2015 Highwood Community Scholarship. This scholarship was initiated during the Highwood Alive in ’95 reunion. Mr. Ed Gossack of Salem, Oregon and his brothers and sister established this scholarship in memory of their parents, Ben and Elsie Gossack, who operated the Highwood Mercantile for more than sixty years. Donations and memorials from other Highwood alumni and supporters have augmented this initial gift.

This year four scholarships will be awarded at graduation to four qualified applicants.  Three will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 to seniors going on to an accredited post-secondary institution, and one $1000 scholarship will be awarded to an alumnus who his continuing his or her studies.  Accredited schools are listed in The College Board College Handbook. 
If you qualify for this scholarship, pick up an application from your school counselor or download the application from the school website online, fill it out completely and neatly, attach a current transcript, and return it to the counseling office on or before April 15, 2015.  A committee from the community will select the winner(s).

COMMUNITY NEWS

SPORTS BOOSTER BUTTONS
The basketball season has come and gone, and the buttons Booster Club makes for parents and fans to wear have been put away for another year. There are still several individuals who need to pay for those buttons. Buttons are $1.00 each and please settle up with Gracie Long.

3 RIVERS COMMUNICATION COMMUNITY MEETING
3 Rivers Communications is holding an informational meeting on Thursday, March 26t at 7:00 P.M. at the Community Hall regarding fiber optics coming to Highwood. The meeting will provide information regarding how it will effect the community, what we can expect, when we can expect it and more. 3 Rivers management will be giving a short presentation followed by a question and answer session. A Notary Public will be available at the meeting to aid in processing easement paperwork. Refreshments will be served.

FREE HUNTER EDUCATION AND FIREARM SAFETY CLASS
A free Hunter Education and Firearm Safety Class will be held at the Highwood Community Hall in Highwood, MT. Monday March 30, 2015 through Saturday April 4, 2015.  Classes will be from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Monday through Friday and on Saturday 8:00 A.M. until done.  Registration can be done on the MT FWR.gov web site or the first night of class. Parents or guardians must accompany youth to register the first night of class if not done on-line.  It is open to adults as well as youth.  Youth 11 years of age who reach 12 years of age by January 16, 2015 may take the class and then will be able to hunt after August 15, 2015. Youth ages 12 through 17 years old are required to take Hunter Education to hunt in Montana.  Also all first time adult hunters born after January 1, 1985 must complete a Hunter Education Class before purchasing a hunting license in Montana.
Taking this class will fulfill the requirement for the firearms safety course for adults 18 years old or older that want to apply for or would like to apply for a Concealed Weapons Permit.  For more information contact Dan Grove at 733-2125 or Scott Tinklenberg at 733-2314 

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.

 

 

 

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Contact us:

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