Highlands Highlights

September 22, 2014

Upcoming Events

September 22
3:30 PM Girls Varsity Tennis vs. Springdale
3:30 PM Varsity Golf vs. Freeport
5:30 PM Girls JV Soccer @Mars / 7 PM Girls Varsity Soccer @Mars
7 PM Boys Varsity Soccer vs. West Shamokin
7 PM Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Apollo Ridge
6 PM JV Football vs. Kittanning

September 23
5:30 PM Boys JV Soccer vs. Kittanning / 7 PM Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Kittanning
6 PM Girls JV Volleyball vs. Freeport / 7 PM Varsity Volleyball vs. Freeport
3:30 PM Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Freeport
9 AM: Girls Varsity Tennis – Section Doubles

September 24
7 PM ALLE-KISKI BAND FESTIVAL @Penn Hills (Rain date Sept. 25)
3:30 PM: Boys Varsity Golf @ West Shamokin

September 25
Cheerleading Mini Camp (Gr. PreK-5)
3:30 PM Boys Varsity Golf @ Leechburg
3:30 PM Girls Varsity Tennis vs. Springdale
3:45 PM Boys Varsity Soccer @Knoch
7 PM Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Valley

6-8PM - Sept. 26 Football Game Tickets Pre-Sale at Athletic Office

September 26
NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS (Act 80 Teacher Inservice)

3:30 PM Varsity Golf @Leechburg
6:30 PM Cheerleading Mini Camp Performance @Football Game
7 PM Varsity Football: Rams vs. Apollo-Ridge (Middle School Band Night & Cheer Camp Performance)

September 27
10 AM Boys Varsity Soccer / 11:30 AM Boys JV Soccer vs. Deer Lakes
7 AM Boys & Girls Cross Country @ Columbiana, OH

More News Bits...

Due to the anticipated crowd for the Friday, Sept. 26 football game vs. Apollo-Ridge, there will be a pre-sale for tickets on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 6-8pm in the High School Athletic Office (use pool/gym entrance). Tickets are $6 for Reserved; $5 for General Admission; and $2 for Students.

The Allegheny County Health Department provided local schools with information about the enterovirus you may have read or heard about in the news. The information can be reviewed here: http://www.goldenrams.com/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=1&ModuleInstanceID=1030&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=11072&PageID=1

Tarentum Area Lions Club will be collecting used Eye Glasses in each district building! Send your used specs or drop them off to any building to be recycled for those in need! Donations being accepted now!


Highlands High School Homecoming Dance will be held on Saturday, Oct.11. The dance is semi-formal; no jeans are permitted. The cost of the dance is $5 per person and tickets will be on sale beginning Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 in the morning only. No tickets will be sold at the door. Students wishing to bring a student from another school will have to complete the appropriate paperwork. The dance will be from 7 – 10pm; doors opening at 6:30 pm. Any student with any school infractions will not be permitted to attend the dance. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Galcik or Amy Eidenshink at the High School.


Highlands Hockey Club Needs Your Votes! Go to the Medexpress Facebook Page and “LIKE” their photo! Here’s the link! http://on.fb.me/1odNOFG

Get to the Fall Festival This Weekend! The Tarentum Recreation Board presents the 2014 Fall Festival in Tarentum Sept. 25-27! Check out the SCHEDULE OF EVENTS and other details here: http://www.goldenrams.com/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&ModuleInstanceID=3161&ViewID=7b97f7ed-8e5e-4120-848f-a8b4987d588f&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=11073&PageID=3065

“Hill of a Trail Race” will be the Harrison Hills Park inaugural trail event on October 11. Register on Active.com. Contact: Spencer Clark • CLARKSK7@GMAIL.COM • 724-252-7573. VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FOR THIS EVENT!

Positive Athletes: Don’t forget to send your POSITIVE ATHLETE nominee to Misty Chybrzynski at mchybrzynski@goldenrams.com. Indicate the athlete’s name, grade level, sport, and how they are being a positive athlete. Please also note the best way to contact you with questions.

Comedy Night Fundraiser: The Competition Cheer Squad Parent Boosters Group is hosting the 3rd Annual Funny Fundraiser at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Patterson Hall, 1526 Union Ave., Natrona Heights on Saturday, Nov. 8. Tickets are $25. Doors open at 6pm , show at 8:00pm. Must be 21 to enter. For tickets call Amy Weissert (724) 882-3925.

Shine A Light on Bullying Contest: Highlands Middle School needs your help to win the Shine A Light on Bullying Awareness Assembly hosted by the 100.7 Star Bubba Show on Monday, October 20. The school with the most nominations will win the assembly. Nominate HIGHLANDS MIDDLE SCHOOL today: http://starpittsburgh.cbslocal.com/bubba-show-2014-shine-a-light-on-bullying-awareness-assembly/

Breast Cancer Awareness Event: You are invited to the VIPink Party, Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 6 – 8pm. in the Cafeteria Dining Room, Allegheny Valley Hospital, 1301 Carlisle Street, Natrona Heights, PA 15065 for a fun and educational evening about breast cancer awareness, detection and treatment. This event is FREE, but space is limited. To make your reservations, please call 724-226-7178 or e-mail PriorityCare@wpahs.org.

Salvation Army Afterschool Clubs: Looking for a great afterschool program? Check out the Salvation Army Free Afterschool Clubs on Wednesdays. Transportation available by request. Contact Jared at 724-224-6310 ext. 2 to sign up! Activities offered include Open Gym from 3 – 5pm on Mondays; Kids Supper Club from 4:30 – 6:30pm on Wednesdays and Sunday School at 10 am followed by services through Noon.