Highland Avenue Elementary School
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Combining prevention steps, including having everyone wear a mask correctly, keeping people 6 ft apart, handwashing, cleaning and maintaining healthy environments & contact tracing. Phased school reopening based on community transmission levels. Increased testing. Vaccinating teachers, staff, & the community.
As many MPS families continue, their experience having their child attend school virtually –even parents with experience can use some fresh ideas to start the new school year. Here are proven tips from teachers and parents of virtual school students to help your child get ready!
Heather Grayson joined Highland Avenue Elementary School as the new principal for the 2020-2021 school year. Her career began at Brewbaker Primary, where she taught 2nd grade and Kindergarten for nine years. Ms. Grayson has also served in the role of Academic Interventionist and Assistant Principal at Brewbaker Primary. Ms. Grayson is a native of Montgomery and a graduate of Montgomery Public Schools. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Child and Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Instructional Leadership.
Ms. Grayson believes it is important for everyone who steps through the school doors to feel welcomed and excited to be there. This attitude enables everyone to meet the challenges of academic excellence in a positive, fun, and nurturing environment. The focus this year at Highland Avenue centers on fostering positive relationships with all stakeholders and creating a safe learning environment that promotes academic achievement. The theme for this school year will be “Learning is Our G.A.M.E. - Growth, Achievement, Motivation, Excellence.”