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

  • Salvation Army Kettle

    The Salvation Army has dropped off one of their Red Kettle’s to Highlands’ Cafeteria for the week. Student Council Representatives will be ringing the red bells during the lunches all week to collect. Happy Holidays!  ...

  • Holiday Concerts

    The holidays and winter have arrived, and with that comes a month of great seasonal music and performances. Here is a list of all of the concerts and performances taking place this December in Northview. Come out and support the students. All concert...

  • Highlands PTC Craft Show – Saturday, November 17th, 2018

    Highlands PTC Craft Show – Saturday, November 17th from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. No Admission Fee, Open to the Public, Concessions will be Open Gifts, Jewelry, Home Decor, Art, Crocheted Creations, Many Veterans and Home Based Businesses &nb...

  • Friday Fun Day – Friday, Oct. 26th, 2018

    Our First Friday Fun Day of the School Year is Friday, October 26th, 2018 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. If you would like to have fun with the students and staff of Highlands, and would like to Volunteer, please call our office at 616-361-3440. Thanks....

  • Choir Update


Upcoming Events

December 24, 2018