Highlands Highlights

March 10, 2015

Upcoming Events

March 9-13
3:30-5:30 PM Dress Drive Collection, High School

March 11

3:30 PM Boys Tennis @ Neshannock

6:00 PM Grandview PTO Meeting


March 13

3:30 PM Boys Tennis vs. Gateway


March 23

7:00 PM High School Honors Band Recital


March 27

7:00 PM A-K Basketball Cager Classic Skills Events, Highlands High School Gym

7:00 PM "The Music Man Jr." - Highlands Middle School Musical


March 28

2:00 PM "The Music Man Jr." - Highlands Middle School Musical

5:45 PM A-K Basketball Cager Classic GIRLS Game, Highlands High School Gym

7:00 PM "The Music Man Jr." - Highlands Middle School Musical

7:45 PM A-K Basketball Cager Classic BOYS Game, Highlands High School Gym


* Check with the Athletic Dept. for confirmations or game changes. Those listed are most current.

More News Bits...


HELP OUR JR. FIREFIGHTERS GO TO NYC!

The Highlands High School Fire Service Training cadets received a special permission to visit the Training Center of the New York City Fire Department, which is normally off limits to the public. They hope to take this trip in April! The cadets will be selling raffle tickets for a chance to win 4 Penguins tickets to the Apr. 10 game. Instructor Michael Krzeminski mkrzeminski@goldenrams.com also established a Go Fund Me account to help with the fundraising efforts for this valuable educational trip. Donations of ANY amount are appreciated! http://www.gofundme.com/lgaddg


HIGHLANDS GIVES BACK: BIGGER & BETTER!

Mark your calendars! This year's annual Highlands Gives Back Charity Concert & Dinner will be held on the evening of Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Clarion Hotel, New Kensington. Yes, this year's event is bigger and better! It will feature a buffet dinner along with cocktail music and performances by the Highlands Alumni Choir and the Murphy Music Center Big Band prior to the concert by the Highlands Gives Back Charity Big Band! The event will also feature a Basket Raffle, 50/50 Raffle, and Vendors. Guests may purchase tickets for the Dinner & Concert ($25) or for the concert only ($7). Get ALL the pertinent details here: http://highlandsgivesback.weebly.com


RAMS BASEBALL PIRATES GAME FUNDRAISER

The Highlands Rams Baseball Team members are selling tickets to the Pirates Game on Sunday, May 24 at 1:30pm vs. the NY Mets. The cost is $24.00 for a ticket in sections 309, 310, 311, or 312. If they sell a total of 500 tickets, the Varsity Baseball Team will get to play a baseball game on the fields of PNC Park on Sunday, April 26 at 2:30pm against Ford City. That game would be FREE admission for all Rams fans! Last year, the team earned this unique opportunity to play at PNC Park with this fundraiser! Please help support the Highlands Baseball Team again this year! For tickets, please contact a baseball team member or Beth Kendra at 412-398-6658. Cash or checks made payable to: Highlands Rams Baseball Boosters


COMMUNITY BRIEFS


Check out www.goldenrams.com/events for our details about community events!


Free Tax Prep is available through the Allegheny Valley Association of Churches on Tuesdays between 1-3pm (by appointment only) until Apr. 7. For an appointment or more information, contact tburton@avaoc.org or call 724-226-0606, x10.


Relay for Life: Highlands Relay for Life committee meeting is rescheduled for Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 PM in Highlands Community Center. Volunteers are welcomed to help plan this annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Not registered yet? Register here: http://www.relayforlife.org/http://www.relayforlife.org/


Cash Bash to benefit the Highlands Relay for Life will be held Saturday, April 11 at the Brackenridge American Legion. Doors open at 5 PM. Limit of 1 Person per ticket—NO GUESTS. Donation costs $20, includes two chances to win and food. For Tickets: Call Melissa at (724) 224-2646.


Brandy Marie's Gymnastics is offering OPEN GYM classes at the gym, 326 Second Avenue in Tarentum, for $8 per child or $5 each for multiple siblings. Open gym is held Fridays from 4:15 to 5:45 PM and Saturdays from 2:45 to 4:15 PM. Must have parent sign in and sign a waiver.


Jump Rope for Heart: Fawn and Fairmount Primary Center will be participating in the Jump Rope for Heart event on March 12 (Fawn) and March 19 (Fairmount)! You can help your child be a HEART HERO by collecting donations, permitting them to jump in the event and sharing the word online. Get the details at www.heart.org/jump.


Harrison Hills: Check out the www.goldenrams.com/events page for Nature Programs at Harrison Hills Park!