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  • Highland Hills continues to honor the memory of a beloved teacher and her love of collecting Fiesta Medals. The Gina Perales Reading Memorial Fiesta Medal is available at the school for a donation of $7. All profits go towards The Gina Perales Reading Memorial Fund and 100% for student literacy.

  • Highland Hills Elementary, Where Students Come First!

  • Highland Hills PTA McDonald's Night

  • Highland Hills Elementary Staff and PTA Officers work at the PTA McDonald's Night.

  • Administration and Support Staff dressed up as, "The Day The Crayons Quit," for the parade!

  • Super Hero Pre-K Teachers were ready for a Super Parade!

  • "Pete The Cat" is the Kindergarten Teachers book of choice for the parade!

  • First Grade Teachers dressing in up in fairy characters.

  • Fourth Grade teachers are off to see the Wizard, the Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

  • Second Grade Teachers are ready for a field trip on the "Magic School Bus."

  • Third Grade teachers are ready for a parade!

  • Thing 1 is on the loose at the HHE parade!

  • Ready to shoe their shoes in the HHE parade!

  • Students are parade ready!

  • Students tape Principal Esparza to the wall, as part of the fundraiser incentive.

  • Highland Hills represented at Epic Saturday and won the Epic Saturday SAISD incentives.

  • Highland Hills 2nd Grade Teachers and Librarian are grateful to the SAISD Foundation for their innovative grant. .

  • A fourth grade student had a surprise visit from his big sister in the Army.

  • Congratulations to another SAISD Foundation grant winner.

  • PBIS incentive, a run through an obstacle course.

  • Drug-Free/Motivational Pep Rally with Fran Harris a former WNBA basketball player.

  • Highland Hills Spelling Bee

  • A character visit with Ms. Anastasia and Stellaluna

  • Highland Hills Science Fair Gallery Walk

  • Highland Hills Science Fair

  • McDonald's Teacher Night

  • Congratulations to Mrs. La Fosse, Highland Hills Teacher of the Year

  • Students at UIL, show our school motto,
    "I believe in myself, and I will do my best."

  • Forty students participated in the UIL competition in February. Highland Hills won 2nd Place Team Award!

  • Students enjoy games and dance during the STAAR Pep Rally with Mrs. Esparza.

  • Mrs. Esparza did a cartwheel to inspire students before the STAAR Test at the STAAR Pep Rally.

  • Cat and Thing 1 visits Highland Hills students.

  • Former WNBA basketball player Fran Harris gave a motivational speech to all 3rd-5th grade students.

  • Curious George visited students at Highland Hills Elementary. He danced to Can't Stop the Feeling with the students.

  • Congratulations to Ms. Rachel Sanchez, she received the SAISD Rising Star Award.

  • HEB Buddy visited Highland Hills Students at the STAAR Pep Rally,

  • Pre-K students perform the color song at the May PTA meeting.

  • Pre-K students enjoy a field trip to the San Antonio Aquarium.

  • Highland Hills students enjoy field day activities.

  • Mrs. Mc Kinney's groovy students enjoyed Pete the Cat stories read by Ms. Anastasia.

  • Ms. Alderete-Torres' PreK enjoyed stories Pete the Cat stories!

  • Ms. Morales' PreK students loved the Pete the Cat stories read by Ms. Anastasia.

  • Students enjoying Ms. Anastasia's Not-So-Spooky stories.

  • Storybook Pumpkins invade the library!

  • Storybooks pumpkins line the shelves in the library.

  • Students in all grade levels decorated a pumpkin to resemble a storybook character.

  • Highland Hills teachers dress in mixed-match day to support Drug Free Week. .

  • Mixed-match attire is the way to stay away from drugs.

  • It was mixed-match day in support of Red Ribbon Week.


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Highlands Hills Elementary Where Children Come First

Highland Hills Elementary opened its doors March 17, 1952 and it is named for the neighborhood it serves.  The community is very active and the neighborhood association has their monthly meetings on campus. 

The mission of Highland Hills is to provide a quality education as it builds effective partnerships where children come first.  The vision is that the school community will ensure that every student is successful and develops to their fullest potential by preparing them academically and ethically for the future to become tomorrow's leaders.

Since 2005 Highland Hills has proudly met or exceeded standards on the state assessments.  For two consecutive years, 2014-2015, Highland Hills soared and earned all possible distinctions.  In 2017 Highland Hills won the 1st place Overall UIL trophy. 

Students at Highland Hills have the opportunity to participate in several extracurricular activities and events, including the first elementary strings program in the district.     

Many programs, trainings and opportunities  are offered to parents that include parenting classes, Monthly Fitness Fridays, college visits for parents and students, and awareness classes for gangs, drugs, and bullying.  The volunteer program provides parents the opportunity to attend college classes. 

Enrollment has been increasing the last few years and is currently serving over 600 students.  There is a spirit of high expectations, passion, and pride in the air and many employees choose to bring their children to attend Highland Hills Elementary to become a soaring Highland Hills Eagle.


Highland Hills Elementary abrió sus puertas el 17 de marzo de 1952 y lleva el nombre de
el barrio que sirve. La comunidad es muy activa y el barrio
asociación tiene sus reuniones mensuales en el campus.

La misión de Highland Hills es proporcionar una educación de calidad, ya que
asociaciones donde los niños vienen primero. La visión es que la comunidad escolar
asegurará que cada estudiante tenga éxito y se desarrolle a su máximo potencial
preparándolos académica y éticamente para que el futuro se convierta en
los líderes de mañana.

Desde 2005, Highland Hills ha cumplido con orgullo o superado las normas sobre el estado
evaluaciones. Durante dos años consecutivos, entre 2014 y 2015, Highland Hills
ganó todas las distinciones posibles. En 2017 Highland Hills ganó el primer lugar en general
UIL trofeo.

Los estudiantes de Highland Hills tienen la oportunidad de participar en
actividades y eventos extracurriculares, incluyendo las primeras cuerdas elementales
programa en el distrito.

Muchos programas, capacitaciones y oportunidades se ofrecen a los padres que incluyen
clases de crianza de los hijos, viernes de aptitud mensual, visitas a la universidad para padres y estudiantes, y clases de sensibilización para las pandillas, las drogas y el acoso escolar. El programa de voluntariado brinda a los padres la oportunidad de asistir a las clases universitarias.

La matrícula ha ido aumentando en los últimos años y actualmente
600 estudiantes. Hay un espíritu de altas expectativas, pasión y orgullo en el aire
y muchos empleados optan por llevar a sus hijos a asistir a Highland Hills
Elemental para convertirse en un águila altísima de las colinas de la montaña.


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