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

  • A Day in the Life of a Fifth Grader

    Parents are invited to join Highlands Middle School on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 for our first annual “A Day in the Life of a Fifth Grader” event.  The purpose of the event is to invite families back into Highlands Middle School to...

  • Strive for Less Than 5

    Strive for Less than 5.PDF...

  • Back To School Information!

    Important “Clip & Save” Information Check the August 2018 Northview News for registration and important back-to-school news!   Food Service You will find information about Northview’s Food Service programs here.   Don’t Miss the...

  • Deadline for Free and Reduced Meal Benefits

    HAVE YOU APPLIED FOR FREE AND REDUCED MEAL BENEFITS YET?  If you have never applied before it is easy to do and you can apply at any time during the year. Students that were on the program last year are given the same meal benefit for up to 30.....

  • 2018 – 2019 School Year

    Attached please find the School Supply Lists for 5th and 6th graders and the Camp Information and Permission Slip. School Resumes on August 27th, 2018 Have a Wonderful Summer! HLSchoolSupplies2018-19.PDF HLCampPermission2018-19PDF  ...

Upcoming Events

September 19, 2018
  • Camp Tuhsmeheta - Toang/Veenman/Bissett Team

    September 19, 2018

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  • Day in the Life of a 5th Grader

    September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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September 21, 2018
September 24, 2018
September 28, 2018
  • Students - 1/2 Day - Dismissal @ 11:45 a.m.

    September 28, 2018

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