Highland Gardens Elementary School

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  • Mrs. Quantina Sides

    It is with great pride and excitement that I join Highland Gardens Elementary as your new Principal. 

    I look forward to partnering with you to ensure all children are celebrated and supported. 

    Together, we will ensure that we maintain our tradition of excellence and the community that makes 

    Highland Gardens such a special place.

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    Rules for athletic events

    Sporting events can and should be opportunities for fun and fellowship in a family-friendly environment. We have a responsibility to do everything we can to ensure that these events are safe for everyone attending. That is why we are setting forth some guidelines.

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    Updated COVID-19 Guidance

    Montgomery Public Schools (MPS) has updated its guidelines for COVID-19 triggers and responses. Click the headline above for a link to the document.

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  • February 2023


    If you have not completed the parent survey, please click on the link below to complete our Title I Parent Survey. Thank you so much!

    Buenas tardes,

    Si no ha completado la encuesta para padres, haga clic en el enlace a continuación para completar nuestra Encuesta para padres de Título I. ¡Muchas gracias!


    Friendship/Valentine's Grams go on sale this week for $0.75 cents. Please send money to your scholar if they would like to purchase it and send it to their friends, teachers, or classmates on 2/14.

    The 1st Annual Highland Gardens ES yearbook is on sale until March. Please support our efforts to gain more resources for our scholars and end-of-year celebrations. They can be purchased online as well as by sending in cash.

    Yearbooks are on sale for $25. Don't forget this memorable time for your scholar.

    The T-shirts are still on sale. Please let us know if you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt for $12.

    February 6-10- National School Counselor Week 

    February 6- Girls on the Run

    Girls on the Run provides POWER, PURPOSE, and POTENTIAL. Highland Gardens Elementary School Mondays and Thursdays 3:45 pm- 5:15 pm starts: February 6, 2023 Ends: April 29, 2023 (5K) Registration open NOW Fee: $10.00 Register www.gotrsouthcentralal.org/ Questions? Contact Maggie Brooks email address Maggie.brooks@girlsontherun.org

    February 10- The Daddy Daughter Dance -Mardi Gras Masquerade Edition from 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm. Doors open at 5:30 pm.

    Our Daddy-Daughter Sneaker Ball is quickly approaching on February 10th from 6 pm-8 pm. The cost is $10 for the fathers. Dads, if you are planning on attending with your daughters, click on the link below to pay $10. All tickets must be purchased prior to February 7, 2023. We will not be accepting any payments after February 7th.

    Nuestro Daddy-Daughter Sneaker Ball se acerca rápidamente el 10 de febrero de 6:00 p. m. a 8:00 p. m. El costo es de $10 para los padres. Papás, si planean asistir con sus hijas, hagan clic en el enlace a continuación para pagar sus $10. Todos los boletos deben comprarse antes del 7 de febrero de 2023. No aceptaremos ningún pago después del 7 de febrero.


    February 14-20- Random Acts of Kindness Week 

    February 20- President's Day (Students and teachers will NOT report to school) 

    March 2023

    March 2- Read Across America Day 

    March 10- 3rd Nine Week Grading Period Ends 

    March 16- 3rd Nine Week Report Card Day 

    March 20-24- SPRING BREAK (Students and Teachers will NOT report to school)  

    April 2023

    April 7- Asynchronous Learning Day (Students will NOT report to school) 

    May 2023

    May 25- Report Card Day/Last Day for Students  

    May 26- Last Day for MPS Teachers 

    Thanks so much for noting these events on your calendar and we look forward to a great year!!

    Please notify the school immediately if you have a change of address, telephone number(s), or additions/deletions of those individuals allowed to pick up your student(s) from school.

    Thank you!

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