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Snow Routes for Inclement Weather

posted Nov 29, 2018, 12:11 PM by Danielle Tuepker

Higbee R-VIII has a plan for snow routes due to buses getting stuck on the gravel roads.  Please click on the following link to find information about snow routes.  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1gzWOvEHTU7GQAvSX3h8CyG98TNpPiEJiHfKXhD8xqv4/edit?usp=sharing 

2018 Audit Report

posted Nov 29, 2018, 8:42 AM by Danielle Tuepker


Suicide Screening

posted Nov 20, 2018, 1:35 PM by Danielle Tuepker

Please click the link to read the letter regarding a suicide screening prevention screening that will be conducted with students grade 7-12.  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GXVpOqX4fR2_fEB5Wkg5_lzc57J0dtNOGi4NzghVrOY/edit?usp=sharing

Reading Intervention Plan

posted Nov 1, 2018, 11:05 AM by Danielle Tuepker   [ updated Nov 1, 2018, 11:07 AM ]

Higbee R-VIII's Reading Intervention Plan Overview can be found at the following link:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/13q2S26Mu6g5DNG1Tlzt1fzPv3qS_FyTy3Qavp0oHZqY/edit?usp=sharing

New Parking Lot

posted Oct 12, 2018, 12:21 PM by Danielle Tuepker   [ updated Oct 12, 2018, 12:23 PM ]

Thanks to Robbie and Jane Clark, Byron Dejonge, and Robert Phillips for the new school parking lot at the corner of Adams and Evans St.  All labor and materials were donated by these individuals and GREATLY appreciated by the district, community, and staff!

Title Reading and Math Family Night

posted Oct 12, 2018, 12:04 PM by Danielle Tuepker

Please join us for Title Family Night on October 18 from 6-8 p.m.  We encourage all families with students in 6th grade or below to come in and learn about some of the changes that have been made to the Title program.  You can learn, have fun, win prizes, and enjoy some ice cream sundaes at the same time!  This will be the perfect opportunity to ask any questions you have about Title Reading and Math and how it benefits your student.

PTO and PAT will also be there to help the Title program and provide you with a fantastic night of fun!  Hope to see you there!

District Needs Survey

posted Oct 5, 2018, 12:08 PM by Danielle Tuepker

Please help the district assess our needs by taking a short survey.  Click the attached link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfmgDNTnxbhDIwKe79Vmnl7I1NanR0-Tj_b9oX9hffAw8lCQg/viewform?usp=sf_link 

Substitutes Needed

posted Oct 5, 2018, 11:58 AM by Danielle Tuepker   [ updated Oct 5, 2018, 12:10 PM ]

Higbee R-VIII is in need of substitutes for all positions including teachers, paraprofessionals, secretaries, bus drivers, and cafeteria and custodial workers.  Must pass a background check for all positions.  Must have substitute certification through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for substitute teachers and paraprofessionals.  Bus drivers must have a CDL with P and S endorsements.  Applications can be found by clicking the link under the Employment tab on this website.  Most substitute positions pay $80/day.

Community Resources

posted Sep 7, 2018, 6:20 AM by Danielle Tuepker

Click on the PDF attachment for community mental health resources.

Pick Up/Drop Off Zones

posted Aug 23, 2018, 6:09 AM by Danielle Tuepker   [ updated Aug 23, 2018, 6:10 AM ]

To keep our students safe, please do not drive down Owens Street at the south end of the building while the students are loading in the evening and unloading in the morning.  The buses should have their stop signs out and visibility is blocked by the bus from both Evans and Owens Streets.  When picking up or dropping off students if a bus is parked on Owens Street, please turn left off of Evans onto Owens Street.  We changed the loading and unloading zone to alleviate congestion during periods of high traffic to make it safer for everybody around the school zone.  See the attached map for a visual aid.


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