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The Guidance & Counseling Department at Highlands High School is here to ensure that all students are successful during high school and beyond.

Important Announcements

Students, would you like free money?!

Create an account on Raise.me (link below) to earn microscholarships, all grade levels can apply! Visit the Go Center if you need any help creating your account.

https://www.raise.me/join/highlands-high-school-tx


Check your STAAR Scores Online!

Download PDF below for instructions.

Courses & Scheduling

Please contact your Counselor for all schedule questions. See 'Meet the Counselors' tab for contact information. Below are two course lists for your reference: Advanced Academics at HHS and the STEM Course list (engineering & computer science only).

Calendar

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Missed an event? Download the presentations and materials here!

Ms. Barnes

Lead Counselor

Phone Extension 35010

Room 1504

EBARNES1@saisd.net

Ms. Thomas

Academy 5 Counselor

Phone Extension 35013

Room 1615

STHOMAS@saisd.net

 


Ms. Villarreal

Academy 1 Counselor

Phone Extension 35012

Room 2610

PVILLARREAL@saisd.net

Dr. Fonseca

Academy 3 Counselor

Phone Extension 35009

Room 3606

DFONSECA1@saisd.net

Ms. Townsend

Academy 2 Counselor

Phone Extension 35075

Room 3600

LTOWNSEND2@saisd.net

Ms. Bujanos

8th Grade Counselor

Phone Extension 74109

Room 2615

JBUJANOS1@saisd.net

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Highlands High School Career Academy Structure

Academy 1: Business & Industry Endorsement

CTE Career Pathways: Agriculture - Culinary Arts - Business - Multidisciplinary

Academy 2: Public Service Endorsement

CTE Career Pathways: Law Enforcement - ROTC - Education - LOTE (Foreign Languages)

Academy 3: STEM Endorsement

CTE Career Pathways: Architecture - Engineering - Computer Science - Fine Arts

Academy 5: Excel Academy

CTE Career Pathways: ALL

*Students in Excel Academy have additional support for credit attainment to ensure on-time graduation.

Go Center Announcements

Students, would you like free money?!

Create an account on Raise.me (link below) to earn microscholarships, all grade levels are eligible! Visit the Go Center if you need any help creating your account.

https://www.raise.me/join/highlands-high-school-tx

 


 

Class of 2018 SENIORS...

What should you be doing?

  • See Financial Aid Flyer below to learn how to finish your FAFSA and get $$ for college!
  • Visit your Valero College & Career Go Center Weekly
  • Complete your APPLY TEXAS Application and begin applying to colleges/universities, every Tuesday in your CCRCG from 4:15-5:00 is APLLY TEXAS TUESDAY
  • Complete your FAFSA/TASFA now! Please stop by the CCRGC on Tuesday/Thursday to create your FSA ID and meet with Project Stay Representative, Mrs. Medina or Financial Aid Advisor, Mrs. Luna
  • Make sure that you have a completed assigned tasks in your Naviance Account
  • Study for SAT/ACT, see Ms. H for additional study opportunities
  • Register to take your TSI in the library with Mr. Durate, Campus Testing Coordinator
  • Reminder you must have an updated Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine, if you do not have private insurance the mobile clinic will be on site here at Highlands on Monday December 04 & Monday December 20, pick up your packet in the CCRGC


 

College and Career Documents

Highlands High School Career Academy Structure

Academy 1: Business & Industry Endorsement

CTE Career Pathways: Agriculture - Culinary Arts - Business - Multidisciplinary

Academy 2: Public Service Endorsement

CTE Career Pathways: Law Enforcement - ROTC - Education - LOTE (Foreign Languages)

Academy 3: STEM Endorsement

CTE Career Pathways: Architecture - Engineering - Computer Science - Fine Arts

Academy 5: Excel Academy

CTE Career Pathways: ALL

*Students in Excel Academy have additional support for credit attainment to ensure on-time graduation.

Do you need an unofficial copy of your transcript for college or career? See your counselor.

Contact Ms. Willis in the main office for all other records and transcript questions.

E-mail: JBishop2@saisd.net 

Phone: 210-438-6800

Click Here for the Student and Family Support Page

Highlands High School is committed to stop bullying. Please reach out to us if you or your student needs support. For more information and support on bullying and cyber bullying, please use the resources below. 

SAISD participates in the Safe School Program. You can anonymously report bullying or other safety issues using the information below. Issues that can be reported include harassment, bullying, abuse at home, dating violence and situations requiring crisis intervention.

  • Text “SAISD plus your message” to CRIMES (247637) 
  • Report online at https://www.p3campus.com
  • Call to report at (210) 227-8477

 

One in Five Minds - Support and Education for Mental Health

www.1in5minds.org

Our mission to promote awareness and education on children's mental health is fully operational with our new site.  With a click of a button parents can learn about the warning signs of mental illness, watch videos or read blogs from experts in the field, download our free handbooks, find help and events, read stories from parents and so much more! 

The new site also features an entire section dedicated to military families and the children's mental health challenges they face, made possible through the support of USAA. 

We can't wait for you to explore www.1in5minds.org

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