Welcome to the Highland Academy Parent Teacher Student Organization

  • Please join us for tonight's PTSO Meeting (Tuesday, November 14th) via Zoom - https://asdk12.zoom.us/j/2950745631

    Special Announcement - The PTSO is looking for new Executive Board Members to join their team!

    Student Flyer    Parent Flyer

    Executive Board Member Application Link 

    The Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) meets on the second Thursday of the month at 5:30 pm, at school, unless otherwise noted.  PTSO meetings are public meetings, and everyone is welcome to attend.


    All Highland Academy families are welcome and encouraged to join the PTSO.  As a member of the PTSO, you always have a voice at the meetings and a vote at the Annual Meetings.  


    Membership costs just $10 per family and goes right back to school. To join, please download an application and return it via email HACSPTSO@gmail.com or drop it at the front desk at Highland Academy.  Payment for membership can be made via Venmo, cash or check (made out to HACS PTSO).  Copies of the application are also available at the school. 

    PTSO Board 2023/2024:

    President – Robin Brosius

    Vice President – Sylvia Whipple

    Treasurer – Brenda Bidwell

    Secretary – Afshan Raja


    Email – HACSPTSO@gmail.com

    23/24 Upcoming PTSO Events:


    November 9th at 5:30 pm - PTSO Meeting

    November 17th at 5:30 pm - Sauce-0ff and Multicultural Night

    November 18th from 10 am to 4 pm - Barnes & Noble Bookfair



    December 2nd from 20 am - 4 pm - Holiday Bazaar

    December 14th at 5:30 pm - PTSO Meeting

    December 15th - Papa Murphy Pizza form turn-in

    December 21 - Papa Murphy Pizza pick-up

    Bingo  Book Fair  BattleoftheBooks  Chili

    PTSO Contributions to Highland Academy:

    • New student microwaves 
    • Cold water dispenser 
    • Vinyl wall decal - "Educating for Leadership, Educating for Life"
    • Supplying the breakfast cart
    • Lunch scholarships
    • Language Arts supplies 
    • Alaska Association of Student Government Scholarships 
    • Student presentation supplies
    • Stage
    • Wobble chairs for classrooms
    • Art Program 
    • Model United Nations
    • Chromebook Carts 
    • HEPA Filters for all classrooms and shared spaces 
    • Lowering the price of yearbooks
    • Professional Development for staff
    • Desk risers, headphones, chairs, and power banks to support staff during distance learning
    • Chess Club
    • Glowforge: Cutting Edge Projects
    • iPad Apps for PE 
    • Coffee Maker
    • Software for teachers - Quizezz Super, Pear Deck
    • Distance Learning Playbook course registration 
    • Phones for staff
    • Books, books, and more books!

    Microwaves  MUN  Books