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Sustainability at St. Matthews

Highlands ELD teachers at St. Matthews recognized that there were six unused planter boxes alongside their classrooms. Knowing how useful these planter boxes could be to their students, who are all refugees ...
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Partnerships Make Us Strong

You know that annoying person in class who always raises their hand and refuses to admit they are wrong even when the teacher tells them so? Well, that is not Highlands. We openly ...
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New Class at Maple/St. Rose

As many of our students advance and move forward, more and more classes are beginning to develop. In fact, just yesterday Bridge English opened up at our Maple/St. Rose location in South ...

Kara and Leticia’s Success

Leticia Vasquez Esparza and Kara Sirivongsai were both shocked when their company told them it would be moving to Costa Rica and everyone would be losing their jobs here in the U.S. “We ...
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Walter Swain’s Success

Unlike others, Walter Swain doesn’t want to talk much about the past that got him where he is today. “I mean when I think about it now I’m like, ‘You was pretty ...
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Elizabeth Muñiz’s Success

For someone who actually loved high school, Elizabeth Muñiz said finding a high school completion program that worked for her was difficult. “I was going into adult schools and they just weren’t really ...