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Highlands High School Names Varsity Cheerleading Coach M Beier

The Highlands High School Varsity Cheerleading Selection Committee has named Miki Beier as varsity cheerleading coach.

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. 

HHS boys soccer players sign letters of intent Go Birds

Highlands High School boys soccer players Alan Ford and Nick Gish will sign letters of intent to further their academic and athletic careers at Thomas More College.

Highlands Student Earns Perfect Score on ACT Will b

Highlands High School junior William B. earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT exam.

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!

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. 

Cheerleading fundraiser - Family Fun Night! Go Birds

Need a break? Family Fun Night might be just for you!

Highlands FBLA Provide Holiday Meals for 50 Local Families HHS logo

As the Christmas weekend approaches, many find themselves readying their Christmas Eve meals; brining the holiday ham, decorating the cookies, and whisking the eggnog.

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

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

HHS softball player to sign letter of intent go birds

Highlands High School softball player, Brooke Dill, will sign a letter of intent to play softball at Wittenberg University.

U.S. News & World Report names Highlands one of America's Best High Schools Logo

Highlands High School was again named one of “America’s Best High Schools” by the recent U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best High Schools 2018” report, receiving a Gold Medal designation, ranking 2nd in Kentucky and 308th nationally

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.

Athlete to sign letter of intent Go Birds

Football player to sign to play at next level.

Woodfill Volleyball League Woodfill logo

Registration is now underway. Register by December 20. 

Highlands student named National Merit Scholarship Finalist Savannah B

Highlands High School senior Savannah B. has been named a Finalist in the 2017-18 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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.

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 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.

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. 

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.

Highlands High School Recognizes Artists by Holding Annual College Arts Signing Day Logo

Students from Highlands High School’s arts departments will announce their intentions to further their arts studies in the fall at the colleges and universities of their choosing.

Summer Enrichment Information Logo

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

Holiday gift-giving ideas from HABA Go Birds

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

Highlands High School Names Varsity Girls Soccer Coach Logo

Highlands High School has selected Alex Dean as the varsity girls soccer coach.

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 High School Student Attends Spirit of America Conference Freedoms Foundation Banquet

A Highlands High School freshman recently attended the Spirit of America Youth Leadership Conference in Valley Forge, PA in April 2018.

Summer Office Hours District logo

Please read on for summer office hours.

May 25 - June 2 - 8:30-4pm

June 5 - June 9 - 8:45-4pm

June 12 - June 15 - 8:30-4pm

June 16 - June 26 - office closed

June 27 - June 29 - 8:30-4pm

July 5 - July 6 - 8:30-4pm

July 11 - July 13 - 8:30-4pm

July 18 - July 29 - 8:30-4pm

July 24 - July 28 - 8:45-4pm

July 31 - August 4 - 8:45 - 4pm

Holiday office hours District logo

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

8th graders win NKMSAA Tourney Go Birds

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

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 students accepted to summer Governor's programs Logo

Highlands High School (HHS) is honored to announce the students who have been accepted into Governor’s summer programs.

Engineering Technology State Award Winners tsa winners

Highlands High School students brought home four state awards while attending the Technology Student State competition.

TSA students excel at regionals tsa winners

Congratulations to HHS Engineering Technology Students and Technology Student Association (TSA).

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.

Fort Thomas Independent Schools Names New Elementary Assistant Principal jgesenhues

Fort Thomas Independent Schools has selected John Gesenhues to serve as a district-wide elementary assistant principal, working with Woodfill and Johnson elementary schools.

New Kentucky Immunization Regulations Logo

Changes begin with the 2018-2019 school year

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.

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.