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The winners holding their patch designs that will go up to space.
HPS Mission 18 Patch Submission

High Plains School hosted two Mission Patch Competitions. Both competitions challenged students to design and create a patch to commemorate our participation in 2023-2024 SSEP Mission 18 to the ISS. The first competition had 311 students grades K-5 who submitted a design. 4th and 5th grade submissions also included 3-D printed replicas. The winner for the first competition was 2nd grader Jackson Martin. The second competition had 100 Middle School students grades 6-8 submit a design. Submissions included both hand drawn and computer graphic designed works. The winner is 8th grader Emerson Lamar. We were honored to have judges from our broader community and school district help make final selections!

Author Lulu Buck of Sue's Sky with Mrs. Mayberry standing by one of the High Plains Sky Collage.
Lulu Buck

Author Lulu Buck of Sue's Sky with Mrs. Mayberry standing by one of the High Plains Sky Collage.

A kinder student and a 3rd grader doing their planning together.
Kinder and 3rd Grade PBL

Every student at High Plains gets a couple opportunities to do PBLs each year. This year Kindergarteners and 3rd graders are working together planning their Project Heart Philanthropy PBL. 

4th Grade presenters with Senator Marchman
Senator Marchman

Our 4th Graders were able to visit the Capitol Building in Denver. Once there they were able to meet with Senator Marchman. We are proud of our 4th graders advocating for an end to distracted driving. They were able to present to Senator Marchman the difference they would like to make. What a great PBL and experience for our 4th graders. Thank you Senator Marchman for taking time to meet with them.

100 Mile Club runners wearing their club shirts.
100 Mile Club

High Plains 100 Mile Club is going strong. Look at all these runners and their accomplishments. What a great way to start the day. Thank you parent volunteers who are there cheering the kids on, standing in the cold and keeping track of their laps. Without you we would not have a club.

A Family Event we will be having with dancers.
Moving Through Emotions

Attention High Plains community! We are so excited to host Jacob Mora and the Moraporvida Dance Company on April 5, 2024 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. His dancers will be giving a performance called “Moving Through Emotions” and then there will be an opportunity for an interactive session with Jacob, the dancers, and you! Your entire family is welcome to come and enjoy the show. There will be snacks and lots of fun! Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. It is a free Friday fun fabulous night filled with family, friends, and entertainment!

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