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Lil Bridgers Wrestlers PDF Print E-mail
Written by Shawn Besong   
Monday, 17 March 2014 13:25

Congratulations to four of our Lil Bridger wrestlers who brought home medals in the Area IV finals this weekend.

In particular, Highland Elementary 6th grader, Daniel Yetsick, placed 1st in his division. He will be competing in the state finals this Friday March, 21st.

Congratulations to our Lil Bridger wrestling program and good luck Daniel Yetsick at the state finals.

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Grade 6 Spelling Bee PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kimberly Roppa   
Monday, 24 February 2014 08:50

State Street Elementary hosted the Ambridge Area School District 6th Grade Spelling Bee, February 21, 2014. Students from all three elementary buildings participated. The Economy representatives were: Ashli Anzio, Aracely Chase, Emily Gruca, Mason Kovach, and Emily Russo. Representatives from Highland were: Marek Gamble, Jack Pumphrey, and Braeden Young. Finally, State Street was represented by Dylan Castro and Alexandra Peters.

The children diligently worked at spelling the words asked of them. The third place winner was Dylan Castro of State Street. The runner-up was Braeden Young from Highland.  This year’s 2014 Ambridge Area School District Champion was Jack Pumphrey from Highland. Jack will advance to The Beaver County Spelling Bee in April. Congratulations,  Jack! Bring home a winner!!!!

Thank you to Dr. Cynthia Zurchin, Mrs. Megan Mealie, Mrs. Aphrodite Galitsis, Mr. Tom McKelvey, and Mr. Nick Tisak for attending and supporting our participants.




Got Milk? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Nicole Darroch   
Monday, 10 February 2014 12:08

Highland’s Power Up topic for the month of February is the dairy and milk group.  Power Up staff will be teaching our students the importance of calcium.  Students will also learn about dairy farming as a way of life.  Power Up is funded by the PA Department of Public Welfare (DPW.)  Nutrition topics change monthly.  Power Up lessons are active and engaging.   Power Up teaches important aspects of nutrition so that students can make informed decisions about food. 


United States Congressman Keith Rothfus visits Highland PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Wilson   
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 08:40

United States Congressman Keith Rothfus, from the 12th Congressional District, visited Highland Elementary On Monday, November 4, 2013. Congressman Rothfus came to Highland, the day before Election Day, to talk with 5th and 6th grade students. During his visit he discussed with students the importance of voting and public service, along with how the three branches of government work. At the end of the discussion Congressman Rothfus participated in a question and answer session with the students.


KDKA Visits Highland PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Wilson   
Thursday, 31 October 2013 14:31

KDKA’s Dennis Bowman visited  Highland Elementary on Tuesday,  October 29, 2013. as part of their school weather visit program. Mr. Bowman talked to students about a variety of weather topics including:  predicting weather, weather safety, and how tornadoes are formed. Students and staff presented Mr. Bowman with a check for $630.00 for the KDKA Turkey Fund.



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