We know parents are busy, sometimes overwhelmed and bombarded with information. Here are some tools and resources to help you understand the different school communication channels so you can stay informed on what's happening at Highlands Elementary School.
Highlands PTA Website
Our Highlands PTA website (hosted by Membership Toolkit) is the best place to stay informed about Highlands Elementary School events and programs sponsored by the PTA.
Register for a Membership Toolkit account in order to manage newsletter settings, calendar subscriptions, volunteering, donations, and PTA fundraising purchases.
Sign up for an account!
Bear Bytes Newsletter
Bear Bytes is a PTA email newsletter sent to parents who have registered for a website Membership Toolkit account.
Bear Bytes contains loads of great information on upcoming school events and important dates parents need to help manage their child's schedule.
Make sure you have an account and that your newsletter subscription is set to "subscribed" to receive emails. You can manage this in your account under "Subscriptions" or simply click the button below.
One of the easiest ways to make sure you don't miss an important event or school deadline, is to subscribe to the PTA, Highlands school, and SMFC district calendars.
Yes, there really are three! Here is the type of information on each calendar.
PTA Calendar: School PTA meetings, events, fundraisers, etc.
Highlands School Calendar: School-wide events, staff development days, etc.
SMFC District Calendar: District board meetings, district-wide school dates, etc.
TIP! Subscribing to these calendars means that any added or updated events will automatically appear on your mobile app or computer calendar, so you don't have to always check our website or the school website calendar for updates.
Follow the Highlands PTA page on Facebook!
Visit our Facebook page to help our community stay connected and get PTA updates through social media. If you use Facebook, it's a great way to stay on top of what is happening with the Highlands PTA.
To get updates about fundraising events, PTA meetings, and other school news via Facebook, simply "follow" our PTA page on Facebook. After that, you'll get our PTA Facebook page updates in your Facebook feed.
Highlands Elementary School Website
The Highlands Elementary School web site contains all information relating to school resources and specific information on the staff, teachers, school site council, bell schedules, distance learning apps and other information to help you manage
your child's education at Highlands.
No more digging around in your Inbox for school emails!
SchoolMessenger is a service that allows you to view and manage all school and district communications as well as choose your preferences.
You can set up how and where you want to be contacted when it comes to school and SMFC school district communications. Also, you can set up specific phone, text, and email preferences all in one place.
There is even an app you can download to your mobile device where you can view and manage your communications on the go.
"Every child, one voice."
Register for an account to receive weekly newsletters about our school, subscribe to school calendars, and more!