Highlands Middle School


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 Welcome to

Northview Highlands Middle School


Preparing Students For Life’s Next Step

Northview Highlands Middle School is a Grades 5 and 6 learning community for where students flourish academically, emotionally and socially in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Staff members recognize that during the middle years of school, students have unique developmental needs for independence, mastery and belonging.  Highlands utilizes a unique interdisciplinary team model along with programs and activities that encourage students to discover their full potential.  The school offers a comprehensive academic curriculum supported by classroom extensions including field trips, assemblies, technology labs, library, fine arts, and physical education programs.

Mr. Jamey Vermaat, Principal   |  Michelle Bakos, Building Administrative Assistant Office Hours:   8 a.m. – 4 p.m.    School Hours:  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.    Lunch Hours:  11:10-11:45;  11:45-12:20;  12:20-12:55



Building News

  • Whitecaps Game – Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

    Game Time:  11:00 a.m. Parents/Family members are welcome to join us at the ballpark.  Parents/Family members will have to purchase their tickets at the game.  Students have earned a free ticket to the game for hitting their reading goals. Please ...

  • Band Concerts – Monday, May 21st, 2018

    Highlands Band Concerts – Monday, May 21st, 2018 @ “The Max” White Band @ 6:00 p.m. Red Band @ 7:30 p.m.    ...

  • Friday Fun Day

    Reminder:  There will be no YMCA childcare available after school at Highlands for 5th & 6th graders on Thursday 5/31/18 for the last Friday Fun Day!...

  • Choir Concert – Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

    Highlands Middle School Choir Concert will be held on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the “Max”. Please come join us for a wonderful Spring Concert.  ...

  • Color Run – Sponsored by the PTC – Friday, May 11th @ 1:00 p.m.

    When:   Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where:  Highlands Soccer Fields Why:      To Support Highlands PTC (Money raised will fund field trips, and other student enrichment and educational activities) How:      Collect ...

Upcoming Events

May 25, 2018
May 28, 2018