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    Principal:  Holly Wroblewski

    Assistant Principal: Erin Millspaugh
    School Schedule
    Doors Open: 7:20 am
    Tardy Bell: 7:50 am
    Dismissal: 2:40 pm


      Kindergarten Registration


    Online Enrollment

    New to ABSS? Here’s how to get started...

    Save Time — Get Started Today! The online enrollment works on any device with internet connectivity: computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.



    All returning students (as well as new students) must be registered online this summer before school starts!  

    • NEW-TO-HIGHLAND Rising Kindergarteners:  Online registration is open!  See link above.
    • NEW-TO-HIGHLAND Rising 1st-5th Graders:  Online registration is open!  See link above.
    • RETURNING STUDENTS that are rising 1st-5th Graders:  Please update enrollment information.  All communication will be received at the email address used to complete the initial online registration.  Please check your email (spam folder) for an email from Hollis_Wroblewski@abss.k12.nc.us.  The subject of the email is: IMPORTANT - Update Info about your HLE Student for 2020-2021.  You will need to open that email and click on the individualized link to update your enrollment for your child for the 20-21 school year. An individualized email (with an individualized student link) should come to you for each ABSS student you have currently enrolled.  

    A special note for all Returning Students:  If you have had a change in address or we have received returned mail from the address that is on file, updated proofs of residence will be required prior to school starting.  

    If you have any issues, please email Kelly Brooks directly at Kelly_Brooks@abss.k12.nc.us.  



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    ABSS now uses K12 Scrib for student records requests.

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    Staff Favorites!

    Looking for a special treat for a special staff member?  Click here to find out what his/her favorites are!


    Parent/Student Handbook 2020-2021 (Spanish & English)


    Attendance & Absence Procedures (How to request an educational absence)



    REACH Matrix


    Student Supply List 2020-2021 (Spanish and English)




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    Parents, you can now pay online for field trips, yearbooks and more!

    Click here to make an online payment


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Remote Learning and Grades

  • HLE Update  

    Highland Plan Learning Plan Updates - Updated October 23, 2020 


     Troubleshooting for Parents


     Question & Answer Document



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    Highland Distance Learning Resources and Support

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      Clever Portal
    You can access several online resources through the Clever Portal above.  Highland encourages the use of Imagine (literacy or math) and Achieve 3000 (Grades 3-5).  
    If you have not previously logged into your child's Google account on your home device, you will initially "log in through google" using your child's full school Gmail address.  (It will not work using a parent's gmail account.)  Once this information is entered, it will prompt you to enter your child's google username and password.  
    Technology Support through ABSS
    If you need any usernames/passwords, please contact your child's teacher directly.  Please allow a grace period for teacher response to these requests as it does take time.
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  •  Standards Based Grading
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    September 18, 2020 - Remote Learning Day (This will run like a regular virtual learning day during Plan C.)
    September 21, 2020 - Teacher Workday (no school for students)
    October 9, 2020 - Remote Learning Day (This will run like a regular virtual learning day during Plan C.)
    October 26, 2020 - Teacher Workday (no school for students)
    October 27, 2020 - Teacher Workday (no school for students)
    November 2, 2020 - Report Cards (check your child's grades in the online parent portal)
    November 3, 2020 - Non Student Day
    November 11, 2020 - Veterans Day (no school for students)
    November 25-29, 2020 - Thanksgiving Break
    December 19, 2020-January 3, 2021 - Winter Break
    February 12, 2021 - Remote Learning Day
    February 26, 2021 - Remote Learning Day
    May 7, 2021 - Remote Learning Day
    School Improvement Team / Leadership Meetings
    September 14, 2020 - Media Center or Zoom
    October 12, 2020 - Media Center or Zoom
    November 9, 2020 - Media Center or Zoom
    December 14, 2020 - Media Center or Zoom
    January 11, 2021 - Media Center or Zoom
    February 8, 2021 - Media Center or Zoom
    March 8, 2021 - Media Center or Zoom
    April 12, 2021 - Media Center or Zoom
    May 10, 2021 - Media Center or Zoom
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  • Lost and Found
    Is your child missing something that may be in our Lost and Found?

    Please take a moment to browse the following link to see our "lost" items.

    Highland's Lost & Found EOY 2020 Link

    Visit our Lost and Found page for directions on how to claim items.

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    2020-2021 School Year


    Highland Car Rider Procedures & Tags

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    Car Rider Tag Registration form 2020-2021

    If you have a Car Rider Tag from the previous year and all student names are up-to-date, you DO NOT need to fill out this form.


    If you have a Car Rider Tag from the previous year but you need to update student names, you DO need fo fill out this form. Please note that you only need an updated sticker on the last question.


    Please list all of your children under the Student(s) Name(s) question. Your children will all be assigned the same car tag.



    For more information, please visit our

    Arrival & Dismissal Procedures page.





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  • Ident-a-Kid New Guidelines for Visitors

    New School Visitor Guidelines 
    Beginning February 1, 2019, ABSS has new guidelines for school visitors. View guidelines - English | Spanish.


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