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HIGHLANDS NEWS - January 9, 2017


Digital Art Club:  8th grade Digital Art Club will meet on Monday, January 9 and 7th grade Digital Art Club will meet on Tuesday, January 10.


Programming Club:  will meet Tuesday, January 10th (not Wednesday) in Room 206 at 2:30 pm.


The Courier:  will meet to plan our 2nd Edition on Tuesday, Jan. 10th, at 2:40 pm in Room 141.  All students are welcome to attend.  Please see Ms. Miller with any questions.


Talent Show:  Attention to ANY & ALL performers!  The Talent Show interest meeting will be Thursday, Jan. 12th in Room 313 at 2:30-4:15.  All who are interested in either performing or doing stage crew MUST attend or will not be able to participate.  NO AUDITION needed!  Any questions, contact Ms. Davila & Ms. Melendez.


8th Grade Washington D.C. Trip:  Buses for Washington, D.C. are filling up -- we now have 5 FULL buses and only one left to fill!  Send in your deposit of $105, registration form and behavior contract immediately.  We cannot hold any spaces!


Boys’ Intramural Lacrosse:  Dates January: 5, 6, 12, 13, 18 & 19 - we will meet in the Cafeteria.  Equipment you will need: helmet, stick, and gloves.  If you don’t have equipment, we will provide it for you, to borrow for the day.  We plan to go outside so dress warmly!!!


Intramural Floor Hockey:  Dates: 1/9, 10, 17, 23, 24, 25, 26 & 27 Meet Coach Armogida in the Cafeteria.  We will be utilizing indoor gym space when available, or using the NEW fitness room or blacktop outside.


Yearbook Sales:  Pre-order NOW for a discounted rate of $23, as of March 1 st, 2017 - rate will increase to $25. The only way to secure a yearbook is to pre-order before March 1st.  Once pre-order sales have closed, books will be available in very limited numbers.

Follow the Directions Below:

Visit      http://www.balfour.com/   

Type      in White Plains Middle School-Highlands    

Click      on Yearbook icon

Add      #, then Product(s) to Cart

Fill      out form and click SUBMIT

* See Ms. Maffei or Ms. Federico with questions


Homework Center:  Available Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Media Center from 2:40-4:15 pm.  Students may sign up in the cafeteria during lunch and meet in the Media Center hallway after school.  Students must have work (including quiet reading) and stay for the full session.


District News


Board of Education Meeting:  Monday, Jan. 9th, at 7:30 pm Education House


Internet Safety Presentation:  Mr. Thomas Grimes of NY Finest Speakers and a retired NYPD detective will be providing internet safety presentations to our middle school students at Eastview and Highlands.  He is also providing a session for parents at 7:00pm on Wednesday, Jan. 11th at Highlands.  All district parents are welcome to attend.  Please see the LEFT HAND TAB for more information regarding the parent session.


Community News

Swish Hoops Camp - February Break:  Tuesday February 21 - Friday February 24 from 8:45am-3:00pm -- There will be a Basketball camp at Highlands run by our own Sue Adams during the winter break from Tuesday-Friday, for girls and boys grades 2-8.  It is for all skill levels and keeps the kids active over the vacation.  Questions - please contact Sue Adams at (914)421-1929 or <Sadams6201@aol.com>


Ebersole Ice Rink Skate Schedule:  Ebersole Ice Rink, located at Delfino Park on Lake Street, is open for the season and is already bustling with activity.  A great winter activity that's fun and affordable. Click here to see attached schedule.


White Plains Little League:  On behalf of the White Plains Little League Board of Directors, we would like to take this opportunity to invite you to join us for our 23nd Season of Little League Baseball in the City of White Plains.  We hope you will join us again this season!  This year players born between 5/1/02 and 12/31/11 (8/31/12 for boys only) can register. Registration runs now through February 1, 2017.  You may register at the Parks & Recreation Dept. at 85 Gedney Way during normal business hours.  You may also register online by clicking here.

To complete the secure on-line registration process, payment must be received. We now use PayPal for all payment process. You do not need to have a PayPal account to complete the payment process.


WP Public Library Teen Events - click below to see events at The Edge.



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