• PTSO teacher reimbursementthis year will be set at a $75 guarantee. We are always accepting mini grant requests. Please see our website www.highlandlakesptso.com or our box in the workroom for the correct forms. Forms can be emailed to us at highlandlakesptso@gmail.com or filled out and placed in our box. 

  • The PTSO websitehas been updated for the new year!  It is a valuable resource for teachers, students and parents. Please share the link in all communications with parents! We have also updated our spirit wear and now have a full online store available on our webpage www.highlandlakesptso.comThe new company we are using doesn't require a minimum order before we can place the order so the items will come quicker. We also have a Facebook page Highland Lakes PTSO that is kept up daily with happenings going on around the HLS campus.  This is a great resource for parents too.

  • The PTSO event calendar is up for the year with a few exceptions. The calendar is subject to change and/or events to be cancelled due to circumstances, lack of volunteers and/or lack of interest in the event.  We will communicate any changes/cancelations or add ons to the calendar.

  • Easy ways HLS families can support HLS We count on being able to work together to support our teachers, staff, and students! To do this, we need help keeping parents, guardians, and students informed and excited about our upcoming events! Please help us encourage our community, inside the classroom and out, to support our school fundraisers and join us in our restaurant fundraising nights. 

    • Fry’s Community Rewards-(easily done through the Fry’s app just add Highland Lakes PTSO to your choice charity, again tell your friends and family)

    • Restaurant Fundraising - everyone has to eat, so why not help support HLS while feeding their families.

    • American Furniture Warehouse - mention Highland Lakes at time of purchase

    • Tuft and Needle Mattress - choose Highland Lakes in the pulldown menu at time of purchase

    • ​Box Tops (Its as easy as downloading the app and scan your grocery receipts.)

  • PTSO general meetingsWill be held the 1st Friday of each month at 9:00 am on campus in the conference room and on Zoom at 6pm that night. 
    Meeting ID 596 323 3973
    Password HLS

  • The Bear Bucks will be changing colors. Students can use last year's bucks at the first Bear Buck store ONLY. Please pass that information onto your students and discard any old bear bucks. Mr. Anderson will be on the $2 buck in Blue and Mrs. Ware on the $1 in Green.

  • Your Favorites - Our teachers and staff are so loved by the parents and students, that the PTSO will continue to compile a list of your favorite things for parents/students to look up when wanting to give a special thanks. We are updating this for our staff this year, so everyone will need to update and resubmit.  Please update here.        

  • The Copy Cats program program is returning. Please fill out the form instructing the copier of your wants and attach it to the original. Place it in the basket in the workroom. Copies will be placed in your box or the counter depending on size.

  • Bearathon is the most important event of the year! This event lets us support you in so many different ways. We are actively seeking sponsors for the event to make sure we can keep all the funds on our campus and in our classroom. Please help us get students and families excited to join us in our 11the annual Bearathon!

Links for STAFF



Below are some important items that HLS teachers need to know about PTSO for the 2023-2024 school year.