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Assistant Principal Named at Highlands Middle School jfeldmann

Highlands Middle School has selected Josh Feldmann to fill the position of assistant principal.

LadyBirds Basketball Camp Fun (press play)!




Families new to FTIS tour date set Logo

Fort Thomas Independent Schools will offer building tours for new families June 12, beginning at 5:30pm. Please read on for link to invitation. 

Summer Enrichment Information Logo

Summer Enrichment information is now available. Online registration opens May 21, at noon. 

Volleyball Informational Meeting Volleyball Players

Any middle school girl interested in trying out for middle school volleyball in the fall should attend an informational meeting on Thursday, May 17th in Mr. Nieporte's room, 106, at 2:45 to pick up a sports physical and any and other important material at the meeting.

Vote for Gracie Schlosser!

Gracie has been nominated for the Cincinnati.com player of the week!  Congratulations Gracie!  Please take a moment to vote for her.


Highlands High School’s Theatre Department Presents The Drowsy Chaperone drowsy

Students from Highlands High School’s Theatre Department will perform The Drowsy Chaperone.

Highlands Football Team Offers Annual “Spring Clean” logo

The Highlands High School football team will hold its annual Spring Clean on Sunday, April 29, 2018, from 1-5pm.

Fort Thomas Independent Schools Students Exhibit Art Work Logo

Students from Fort Thomas Independent Schools will have their artwork on display at Highlands High School from Friday, April 20, through Sunday, April 22, 2018.

Highlands Middle School Student Wins State National Geographic Bee Case G

On Friday, April 6, Highlands Middle School eighth-grader Case G. competed in a field of approximately 100 Kentucky students and triumphantly emerged as Kentucky’s 2018 National Geographic State Bee champion.

Highlands High School SBDMC Names New Principal Matt Bertasso

The Highlands High School School-Based Decision-Making Council (SBDMC) unanimously selected Matthew Bertasso as principal of Highlands High School.

HHS Alumni Association Honors Alumni & Teachers of the Year tomjones

The HHS Alumni Association is hosting the Alumni & Teacher of the Year Dinner on Friday, April 13, 6pm at Highland Country Club.

Grading Policy Review Committee Meeting ft logo

All are invited to a follow-up meeting on Tuesday, March 20, from 3:30-4:45pm in the HHS library. 

WES Talks Logo

We invite the Fort Thomas Community to come listen to powerful speakers tell short, compelling stories about their experiences addressing 21st Century Skills.

Time to Start Preparing for our Incoming 6th Graders for 2018-2019 Highlands Middle School

Parents of incoming 6th graders now is the time to begin planning for your child’s 2018-2019 school year. The transition process to middle school may cause a variety of emotional responses, from worry to excitement. 

Winter Reading Challenge Form Book

The Winter Reading Challenge ends this Friday, March 2.  You can access the Google Form to submit your book here.

Highlands Middle School Dance Scores Big at State! Highlands Middle School Dance Team

Congratulations to the Highlands Middle School Dance Team for the state title they earned February 24th in Frankfort, KY!

Results from state swimming/diving tournament Go birds

Congratulations to the varsity swimming and diving team for their outstanding weekend at the 2018 KHSAA Swimming and Diving State Championships!

Busy weekend for FTIS students! ft logo

Several teams placed first in various contests this weekend!

Most Likely to Succeed Film and Discussion - Postponed Logo

Due to the 36th District basketball tournament, we are postponing the movie to Tuesday, March 27, 6:30-8pm.

8th graders win NKMSAA Tourney Go Birds

Congratulations 8th grade girls for winning the Northern Kentucky Middle School Athletic Association (NKMSAA) Regional Tournament!

New Kentucky Immunization Regulations Logo

Changes begin with the 2018-2019 school year

Highlands Middle School’s Theatre Department Presents Peter Pan Peter Pan

Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time.

2018-19 Kindergarten Registration Logo

Kindergarten registration is scheduled for February 22. We are using a new process this year. 

Highlands Middle School Dance Team Wows the Crowd at Seton Dance Invitational Trophy

Highlands Middle School Dance Team finishes Runner-Up at the Seton Dance Invitational on Saturday, January 6, 2018.

6th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball Teams WIN Dayton Holiday Classic Basketball

6th grade girls clinch title on Tuesday, January 2 and the boys win on Saturday, January 6. 

Moyer PTO "Eat Wings. Raise Funds" Fundraiser Moyer logo

December 20, Buffalo Wild Wings in Newport. Read on!

Woodfill Volleyball League Woodfill logo

Registration is now underway. Register by December 20. 

Highlands High School Students Excel at National FCCLA Competition FCCLA Cluster Meeting

Twenty-three Highlands High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter students attended the annual National Cluster Meeting in Washington, DC, November 8 – 12.

Holiday gift-giving ideas from HABA Go Birds

Find gift-giving ideas and support athletes in the process!

Congratulations to Highlands Middle School Cross Country Runners Runner

Congratulations to our Middle School Cross Country Runners!!  Many of them have received special recognition for their efforts. 

Boys and Girls Basketball Tryout Dates Basketball

Boys and Girls Basketball tryout dates have been set.

Cross Country Meet Scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 12 has been POSTPONED! Person running

Highlands Cross Country Team was scheduled to participate in the Campbell County Championships this evening, but the meet has been postponed due to the weather.





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Highlands Middle School Cheerleading Tryouts Cheerleader

Highlands Middle School Cheerleading Tryouts.  The first informational meeting is Aug. 30 at 3 pm in Mr. Nieporte's room.

Highlands Middle School VolleyBall Tryouts Students Hitting Volleyball

Highlands Middle School VolleyBall Tryouts will be Monday, July 17 - Wednesday, July 19 from 4 pm -6 pm at HMS Gymnasium

Holiday office hours District logo

During holiday breaks, office hours change.  Please read on....

Preschool screening scheduled District logo

A preschool screening for the 18-19 school year is scheduled for Thursday, August 16, from 9am-2pm.  Please read on for more details.

Summer Office Hours District logo

Please read on for summer office hours.