• Job Opportunity at "The Tower":  We are seeking energetic, dedicated individuals with leadership qualities and good communication sk8ills to work as AVID Tutors.  Ideal candidates will work directly with AVID students in a classroom tutorial setting and assist them with college preparator courses.


    1. high school diploma required; Associate's Degree preferred
    2. successful completion of Advanced Placement (AP) courses in high school
    3. strong academic background with strengths in science and/or mathematics

    How to Apply:  Please send your resume to on or before Monday, August 29, 2016.

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  • Child Nutrition/Free and Reduced Meals:  To receive free or reduced meal prices in the current school year, your child(ren) must have a new, current year's application on file in the Child Nutrition office.  Free and Reduced Meal Application

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  • Identification Cards for Students

    Our number one priority is the safety of each of our valued students. To enhance our safety and security measures, all students must have a visible identification card before entering class each day. Pictures for identification cards will be taken in office 108 on the following days:

    • Monday, August 8, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Friday, August 12, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Monday, August 15, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
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  • Parent Letter:  Parents, please review this letter as it relates to information you and your child need to know prior to the start of school on August 22, 2016.

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  • First Day of School is August 22, 2016

    Our new school hours for 2016-2017 are 7:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

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  • Fall Open House is August 31, 2016 at 6:30pm. Parents and guardians will have an opportunity to visit with their child's teachers at the Fall Open House event.

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  • Taking English II Pre-AP Fall 2016?  Your assignment is here:  Summer Reading Projects

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  • Textbooks:  Textbooks were due to office 107 by Friday June 3, 2016.  If you have not returned your textbook, please make arrangements to return your textbook and/or pay all outstanding fines to Hightower High School office 107, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday.  The cost of each textbook differs and can range from $40 to $180.  A $10 late fee has also been applied at this date.

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  • Summer reading is required for all students entering Pre-AP, AP, and College Now classes.  Please see the attached Summer Reading 2016 List for grade level requirements.

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