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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  • May 2023

    Good morning Fierce Panther Family,

    Welcome to the LAST WEEK of SY22-23!!! I'm so grateful for your partnership with us. I appreciate all you've done to support the goals and efforts put in place to make this the most sought out school to work, study and play!

    Please see the last week of school announcements below:

    1. Our scholars will celebrate their last week of school with in-class celebrations and accomplishments.
    2. 5th, Pre-K, and K parents, please attend to the information that came home from your scholars' teachers with specifics of their celebrations.
    3. We will give out fourth-quarter report cards on Thursday, the last day of school.
    4. Our scholars' attendance is yet of importance, even during this last week of school. Please continue to support our efforts, as you have been amazing at getting our attendance to a good place this school year.

    Lastly, THANK YOU, THANK YOU & THANK YOU for yet allowing me to lead your scholars into excellence and you being an integral part of this excellence! We look forward to what next year holds, as I will be in contact with you over the summer for your input in our next steps of HGES success!

    Thanks again and much love as the summer approaches!

    Principal Sides
    Buenos días Familia Pantera Feroz,

    ¡¡¡Bienvenidos a la ÚLTIMA SEMANA de SY22-23!!! Estoy muy agradecido por su asociación con nosotros. ¡Aprecio todo lo que ha hecho para apoyar las metas y los esfuerzos realizados para hacer de esta la escuela más buscada para vivir, trabajar, estudiar y jugar!

    Consulte la última semana de anuncios escolares a continuación:

    1. Nuestros estudiantes celebrarán su última semana de clases con celebraciones y logros en clase.
    2. Padres de 5to, Pre-K y K, por favor presten atención a la información que llegaron a casa de los maestros de sus alumnos con detalles de sus celebraciones.
    3. Entregaremos las boletas de calificaciones del cuarto trimestre el jueves, el último día de clases.
    4. La asistencia de nuestros estudiantes aún es importante, incluso durante esta última semana de clases, continúe apoyando nuestros esfuerzos, ya que ha sido increíble para llevar nuestra asistencia a un buen lugar este año escolar.

    Por último, ¡GRACIAS, GRACIAS Y GRACIAS por permitirme guiar a sus alumnos hacia la excelencia y por ser una parte integral de esta excelencia! ¡Esperamos con ansias lo que nos depara el próximo año, ya que estaré en contacto con usted durante el verano para conocer su opinión sobre nuestros próximos pasos hacia el éxito de HGES!

    ¡Gracias de nuevo y mucho amor a medida que se acerca el verano!

    Lados principales

    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!!

    Thanks so much for all you do and how supportive of our school and your efforts of continuous improvement. Please let us know how we can better support you and we will do all we can to make it happen, as we need you in order for our scholars to be successful.

    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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