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7:55-2:32

Wed

7:55-1:08

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Dr. Vicki Eversole 

Read about Dr. Eversole here.

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LOTS of News going on!!! Please click on View All News in the News section to see ALL the happenings.

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1326 Pennsylvania Blvd
Concord, CA 94521

Office: 925-672-5252
Fax: 925-672-6910

Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30a-3:30p

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Safety at Dropoff and Pickup

There have been a number of incidents already at the crosswalks and at the staff parking lot to make us fear for our children's safety. Please be wise and set a good example for the children. Give yourself ample time to park and walk to the school to pick up your children. And remember, the staff parking lot is not to be used for parking or turnarounds. We are working on having the Concord Police visit more frequently to help with enforcement.

 

We need everyone to follow our drop off and pick-up procedures.

Curb Area (extends from crosswalk to park fence) is designated for dropping off and picking up students.  The curbs in this area are painted white.  Please do not stop or park in this area.  We need to keep traffic moving.  Cars parked are subject to ticketing.

Staff Parking Lot:  To ensure students' safety, student drop offs, pick-ups, and making u-turns are not permitted at this location.

Bus Zone:  The curb area between the crosswalk and Pine Hollow Road is painted red and is reserved for bus parking only.  Cars that stop or park in this zone are subject to ticketing.

 

Please follow these instructions to ensure the safety of our children.  Thank you!

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5th Grade Camp Fundraiser

5th Grade Camp Fundraiser Online Coupon Cards

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Use locally and nationally for 1 full year!

$10 gets you online access to HUGE SAVINGS!

Restaurants, Dept Stores, Automotive Stores,Car Rentals,

Hardware Stores, Grocery Coupons, and MUCH MORE!

 

We will be selling these in front of the office before and after school

Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting on 11/12/14 through 11/21/14

 

If you want to buy card(s) or sell, please call or text

Julia Kim-Tahara @925-683-8958

or email jkimnca@comcast.net
 

Posted by: Matthew Zamora
Published: 11/6/14

2012 California Distinguished School Award

 

Congratulations staff, students, and parents!  Highlands is a California Distinguished School.  This award is a great honor and it is a direct reflection of your dedication, hard work, and vision for educational excellence. 
Check out this article in the Contra Costa Times:
http://www.contracostatimes.com/concord/ci_20796927/highlands-elementary-named-california-distinguished-school

and on Claycord:
http://claycord.com/2012/03/30/highlands-elementary-in-concord-two-martinez-schools-win-2012-california-distinguished-schools-award/

Teacher Wish Lists Online

Highlands PTA has created an account with www.teacherwishlist.com. We have asked our teachers to create a list of items they may need for their classrooms. Please take a moment to see if your child's teacher has started a list. If not, maybe you could offer to help get them started. This is a fast and easy way for the teachers to communicate their needs.

Earn Free Money and Stuff for the School!

There are many programs offered that give the school money with little to no effort by you. Just grocery shopping or buying gas - things everyone does - can earn us free money! And Highlands can definitely use it! Please look at the following pages and make sure you sign up for these fantastic programs.

Volunteers

For the safety of our children, ALL school volunteers are required to be fingerprinted and pass a TB test. Please refer to the Mt Diablo Unified School District website here for more information on the process. Appointments with the district office are filling up quickly so we recommend calling as soon as you can if you would like to volunteer in the classroom, attend a fieldtrip or volunteer for one of our fundraising events.

 

Please call 682-8000, ext. 4153 to schedule an appointment for Fingerprinting. You must have a TB Test done within the last 60 days prior to being fingerprinted.

Donate Now!

We are now taking donations online! Click to donate with your credit card or Paypal account to support Highlands Elementary PTA! All donations are tax deductible. Thank you for your donation!

Corporate Matching Program

Does your company offer corporate matching for your charitable giving? Your Highlands PTA qualifies for your tax-deductible and corporate matching contribution. Check your company's policies and or click here to see if your company participates in a Corporate Matching Program.

Today: 11/23/14

Committees

Nurse's Note

During this COLD & FLU season, please take the time to read the tips from Kaiser Permanente:  2013 COLD & FLU PREVENTION TIPS from Kaiser Permanente

PERTUSIS (whooping cough) is widespread in our county. If your child is 10 years and older and has not received the "Tdap" pertussis booster shot, please contact your doctor or the health department. Please visit the Contra Costa Health Department's website for more info and coupons. 

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