Welcome families to Highland Elementary!

The mission of Highland Local Schools is to personalize learning for each student.  We believe our students will become well-prepared, self-aware, and independent learners. 

Communication is a valuable and necessary piece of a personalized learning environment.  So, to help you start the year off successfully, read below for important information:

19-20 Student Supply List

Important Dates

  • First Day of School: September 3rd
  • Open House/Family Fun NIght: August 22nd (1:00-7:00)

Important Names and Numbers

  • Highland Elementary School:  419-768-3040
    • Mr. Shawn Winkelfoos, Principal
    • Mr. Mike Hoyng, Assistant Principal
    • Ms. Amy Randolph, District Special Education Director
    • Mr. Rob Terrill, Curriculum & Assessment
    • Mrs. Michelle Mosher, Family & Community Liaison
    • Mrs. Amy Rinehart, Family & Community Liaison
    • Mrs. Erin Carpenter, School Nurse
    • District office:  419-768-2206

Daily Schedule

  • Breakfast is served from 8:35-8:50 
  • Students may enter the building at 8:35 am
  • The school day starts at 8:50 am and ends at 3:25 pm


Final Forms; All parents/guardians must complete these forms

  • We are utilizing Final Forms once again this year for all paperwork/forms.  To log in, please visit:  https://highlandmorrow-oh.finalforms.com/
  • If you do not have a computer at home, we will have computers available at open house for you to sign up
  • Parents must update and sign off on the forms every year. Students will not be able to attend and participate in any field trips during the school year.


  • We utilize many tech tools to aid in the learning process at HES, such as:
    • Dreambox
    • Compass Learning
    • NWEA
    • MobyMax
    • iXL
  • Students do not take ChromeBooks home; instead, they pick them up each morning and return them each afternoon
  • HES is very fortunate to be able to provide each student with a ChromeBook (computer) that they carry with them throughout each school day


  • Breakfast Prices
    • Regular price: $1.00
    • Reduced price:  $0.30
    • Lunch Prices
      • Regular price:  $2.75
      • Reduced price:  $0.40
    • Charging policy
      • Students may not exceed $10.00 in charges or they will be served an alternate lunch
      • A la carte items cannot be charged

Morning Drop Off & Pick-Up

  • Students should be dropped off no earlier than 8:35 at the front of the building/main entrance 
  • Early Sign Out; Students will need picked up in the office and signed out by an adult listed on the students’ emergency medical information
  • Dismissal Pick-Ups; No students are to be picked up in the office at the end of the day. Students will need to be picked up at our designated location

Follow HES on Social Media

  • Twitter: @HighElem

We hope this information helps you and your student start the 2019-2020 school year successfully.  We look forward to seeing you after the Morrow County Fair!


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