Highland Park ISD celebrates eight educators, one from each of its schools, annually as campus Teachers of the Year. The recognition represents excellence in teaching. This week, HPISD features this year’s Teacher of the Year from Boone Elementary.
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The HPISD 2022-23 Teachers of the Year were recognized Aug. 10 at the annual Convocation celebration held for staff to kick off the school year.
HPMS educator/HPISD Lead Librarian named the 2022 Howie Award honoree, recognizing her exemplary spirit to service in the community.
HPISD welcomed teachers and staff back for the 2022-23 school year Aug. 10 at its annual Convocation celebration featuring the theme Together Everyone.
Highland Park ISD English/Language Arts (ELA) teachers in grades K-8 from all five elementary schools, the intermediate and middle school campuses came together July 6 and 7 to develop the first nine-weeks curriculum map for the new ELA anchor resources.
Two experienced music educators have been selected to lead the band program at McCulloch Intermediate School and Highland Park Middle School. John Vanhook has been named the new band director and Lindsay Pfaff will be the new assistant band director.
The HPHS Environmental Architecture class, part of the Moody Advanced Professional Studies (MAPS) Program, constructed a playhouse that will be on display as part of Dallas CASA’s (Court-Appointed Special Advocates) 27th annual Parade of Playhouses that runs July 15-31 at NorthPark Center.
Each year HPISD families complete the online Back to School Sign Up (BSSU) process of updating family information and required documents as well as the opportunity to pay for supplies, yearbooks, directories, spirit wear and more. The Annual Proof of Residency (APOR) must also be completed at the beginning of each new school year.
Daren Jordan has been named the new director of Highland Park High School's award-winning Highlander Band. Jordan has been the Director of Bands at George Ranch High School in Lamar Consolidated ISD since 2010.