Mark your calendars for our annual school auction on Friday, November 2, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at 2 Penguins Tap & Grill! This is a fabulous event that raises community spirit AND money for High Plains! Don’t miss out. Tickets go on sale soon.Read More →

The next DAC (District Accountability Committee) Meeting will be held next Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at Overland High School (Media Center) from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. During this meeting, P.A.S.S. (District Partnership for Academically Successful Students) will be sharing their time along with DAC to present some valuable information to our community. Dr. Scott Siegfried, Superintendent, will be also joining us as our guest speaker. If you have questions, please contact Ilana Spiegel at [email protected]Read More →

Cherry Creek Community Legislative Network (CCCLN) invites you to join them at their annual Breakfast with our Legislators and Candidates. This event is for all community members, parents, teachers, students, staff, and registration is now open. This year, registration is online only at During the registration process, you will have the opportunity to note questions you would like to see discussed by the Legislative panel. Please feel free to leave your comments in this box before submitting your registration. The cost is $10 per person, and registration closes on Wednesday, October 24.Read More →

Next week is Red Ribbon Week at High Plains! During the week of October 1-5, we will celebrate healthy choices and show our spirit. There will be dress up days and healthy activities planned throughout the week: Monday: Wear Red Day!  The more red the better! Tuesday: Crazy Socks Day ~Eat the Rainbow: Try a new healthy item in your child’s lunch!~ Wednesday: Show How You Stay Active—wear your uniform, dancing shoes, run4funds t-shirt, karate uniform, etc! Thursday: Crazy Hair Day – bring out your Red Ribbons! Friday:  High Plains on the Move! Bike, Scooter or Walk to School Day.  Don’t forget your helmet! Thanks, and weRead More →

We need someone to head up the Special Education Advisory Committee this year. This committee focuses on the educational needs of students with disabilities. The committee is composed of parents of children with special needs, as well as professionals and community members. You will attend meetings at the Education Services Center and report back to your committee. If you are interested in helping please contact Amy Souther at [email protected] Thanks in advance!Read More →

Family Western Night is on Thursday, October 11, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the school! Get out your Western wear and join us for a fun night of music, dancing, games, and crafts! There is NO CHARGE to participate in these activities! A taco bar dinner is available for purchase (optional and not required to attend; everything else is free!). Pre-purchase your tickets by filling out the Family Western Night Flyer that will be sent home in Friday folders, or you can also purchase tickets at the door the night of the event! Also, we need your help. If you can volunteer, please sign up here: ​​​​​ More →

Holidays are a great time for family and fun, but the financial strain of the holiday season can also be stressful. The High Plains Community Service Committee would like to help you relieve some of that stress. If you would like some help this year with purchasing a Thanksgiving meal or receiving holiday gifts for your children, please fill out the Holiday Help form that came home in Friday Folders (or get another form from the front office). Please return it to Sue Fenner at the front desk or Lisa Wolff, school psychologist, by Friday, October 12.Read More →

The subject for the October PIN presentation is “Maximizing Learning with Effective Technology for Various Learning Styles” by Debbie Campbell, educator and founder of Effective Technology for Learning, LLC. This presentation is offered on Tuesday, October 2, at 9:15 a.m. and on Tuesday, October 9, at 6:30 p.m. PIN presentations are held at the Student Achievement Resource Center (SARC) at 14188 E. Briarwood Avenue, Centennial. For more information, please see the website: More →

Join us for spirit night at Chick-fil-A on Thursday, September 27, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.! Hawkeye and the Chick-fil-A Cow will make an appearance at 5:30, so don’t miss out!Read More →

Join us at High Plains for our annual Parents & Pastries (formerly known as Dads & Donuts; any parent figure welcome!) at 7:00 a.m. on Friday, September 28. Great chance to see the school and have a treat with our kids! Want to help out? Go here: Thanks in advance!Read More →