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  • High Point School Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.   (Early Release Days: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

    Students enrolled in band, choir or orchestra dismiss at 3:15 on their designated days.

    Students should not arrive until 7:40 a.m. when adult supervision is available for safety.

    Parent drop off and pick up is behind High Point School, next to the John Humphrey Complex.

     High Point Absentee Hotline:  (708) 364-4440


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  • Students of the Month Recognized for Empathy



    Lydia is a very kind, sensitive, and empathetic girl.

    She is consistently aware of other kids' needs and is ready to assist them.

    Lily is always there to help others. She consistently puts herself in 'someone else's shoes' and can explain the importance of their feelings.

    Morgan shows empathy by looking for opportunities to help her classmates if they have a problem or are struggling. She always offers to include others and treats people the way she would like be treated - with kindness, patience, and respect.

    Katie is always aware of how the people around her are feeling. She is one of the first to help out or just give a smile to a classmate who needs one. She always treats others the way she would want to be treated.

    Cody has shown empathy through his kind words and understanding of his classmates' feelings.

    Jacklyn welcomes everyone into our classroom. She has shown how much she cares by including others. She is a great role model.

    Jake follows the golden rule. When he sees that someone could use a hand, he doesn't hesitate to offer one. Everyone should have a friend like Jake - and in our classroom, everyone does.

    When a student tripped coming up the stairs and dropped everything he was carrying, Cody rushed over to make sure he was okay and to help gather up his things. Cody did not know this student, but still acted with immediate empathy and kindness when he saw him in need!

    Ahmed is nice and caring to all of his classmates. He uses his manners at all times and puts his friend's first.

    Noor understands how her classmates might feel when they're having a tough time learning something new. She is always willing to patiently explain it again.

    Paulina is always willing to help a classmate. She is accepting of others each day and supports her friends as well.

    Ben is always willing to help a classmate. He is accepting of others each day and supports his friends as well.

    Ayyub treats all of the students the way he would want to be treated. He demonstrates kindness to all of his classmates.

    Elise is always showing empathy by helping her classmates and understanding their feelings. She is an excellent role model for her peers.

    Shawn takes the time to work with students that may need additional time when working in a group. He is welcoming to all students and is always kind to others.

    Moira shows empathy by being a good friend to all students in our classroom.

    Sophia goes out of her way to include others and try to relate to their problems and feelings. Sophia is an extremely kind girl.

    Cesar shows empathy to all his peers!

    Tamara shows empathy to all her peers!

    Rachel always is the first one to raise her hand to help someone in need. She shows empathy by wanting to help others in the classroom. Teachers and students alike.

    Nico shows empathy by including others to join a group.

    Grace shows empathy by always taking the time to include others in conversations and activities.

    Grace does a great job showing empathy by including her classmates in conversations and group activities.

    Stavros shows empathy by including others in his conversations and group activities.

    Nadeen makes sure to include all her classmates and recognizes their feelings.

    Ibrahim demonstrates empathy and always makes sure to play nice and include all his classmates.

    Matthew always thinks of others and helps anyone in need.

    Gabby thinks of others feelings and always brightens our day with a big smile.

    Kate has shown empathy by helping her classmates when they have been hurt. Kate asks her classmates to play with her when they don't have anyone to play with at recess.

    Ella shows empathy by asking her classmates to play when they didn't have anyone to play with at recess. Ella has shared her school supplies with her classmates when they don't have what they need for school.

    Eloy is sure to include everyone when possible. He is kind to all of his classmates. He shows empathy by being respectful of those around him and putting himself in their shoes.

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    We are so proud of these High Point students who were nominated for Friendship

    Danny is always positive with all of his classmates. He is willing to help anyone and include everyone. I have seen him helping a friend understand something and always has a smile on his face. He evens helps his friends not make poor choices.

    Gavin is willing to help all his friends and classmates each day. He is accepting of others and is a good friend to all.

    Avery is new to our school this year! She has quickly proven that she is a great friend! She is positive and kind to all students in class. She has already made many great friends this year because of her kind heart and positive attitude.

    Vivian shows friendship by being kind and helpful to all of her classmates!

    Luke shows friendship by being kind and including others in class and out at recess!

    Colleen shows friendship by being kind and helpful to her classmates!

    Conor Brandt shows friendship by including others in class and at recess!

    Eve is a real sweetheart! She tries to include everyone in groups and conversation!

    Christian is a great friend to all students in Room 103. He is willing to work with anyone and always shares his positive, caring attitude.

    Julian is always kind to others and makes sure to include others both in class and on the playground.

    Bobby is new to our school this year. He has being so nice to all of his peers and made so many new friends by constantly choosing kind. He is nice to everyone and doesn't exclude anyone!

    Osmely is always friendly and loves to work with everyone.

    Minha has a heart of gold and is a kind friend to everyone.

    Charlie is always accepting of others & uses encouraging words with his classmates.

    Marty is a great friend to his classmates. He is kind, respectful, and always gets along with his peers.

    Dylan always chooses kind when with his classmates. He always has a smile on his face and enjoys getting to know people.

    Beatriz was a true friend. She welcomed a new student to our school and even helped her to prepare a speech for the student council elections.

    Breeanna has been a friend to everyone in class. She helps anyone who needs help. She is a good role model in our class.

    Emma is a kind and caring friend. She goes out of her way to make sure that others are happy and comfortable. With a friendly smile, Emma will offer assistance to others in any task. The students in her classroom are lucky to have her.

    Emma is a great friend to all of her classmates. She is always willing to lend a helping hand.

    Anthony includes everyone in our class and is a kind friend to everyone.

    Ryan goes out of her way to be friendly and helpful to all; students and teachers alike.

    Jonathan is a true friend to all his classmates. Jonathan demonstrates respect, loyalty, and kindness to every member of our class.

    Aubrey is a kind and helpful friend to all the students in our classroom. She is a wonderful model of friendship. Thank you Aubrey!

    Jana is a happy friendly student and friend to all!

    Max is a great friend and kind to all his classmates.  

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  • Here are a few things to look for this week:

    1. Class assignments will be mailed home Monday, Aug. 14, to all families which have completed the registration and proof of residency procedures. Families should start seeing these letters in their mailboxes as early as Wednesday. Please read the information in the letter carefully for important information. If you do not receive your class assignment by Thursday afternoon, you may call our school office.

    2. For future family planning, please make note that Friday, September 1 is an early release day. Students will be dismissed by 12 noon. Lunch will be served. There will be six total early release days this school year, most of which are tied to long holiday weekends. Please refer to the school calendar closely for these dates.

    3. Students may order their very own One School, One Book t-shirt for this year. The order form can be found in Parent Resource on this site. Orders are due back to school by Friday, Sept. 8.

    4. There will not be a walk through day this year. High Point shared it's space with the Village Day Camp this year. Mr. Sendra, Mr. Knittle and their crew are working feverishly to get the building clean and ready for the first day of school, Wednesday, August 23.

    We look forward to seeing our students and families soon. We will "PAWSITIVELY" reach our goals for the 2017-18 school year.

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  • Summer Library+Legospace=Summer Fun! Mark your calendars for the last summer library day on Wed, Aug. 2 to do Japanese Cherry Blossom Craft.

    summer library legospace

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  • High Point School will be open on Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to noon throughout the summer to accept registration and residency.  District Office will be open from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., but WILL NOT be accepting registration or residency at any time.

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