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

  • Thanksgiving Break

    There will be no school for Thanksgiving Break from Wednesday, Nov. 22nd thru Friday, Nov. 24th, 2017. Enjoy the holiday!...

  • Water Bottle Challenge Week – Nov. 13 – 17

    To celebrate/highlight “America Recycles Day” on November 15th, we are having a week long challenge to see which grade can collect the most water bottles. There will be a tall green bin by the 5th grade lockers (near the bubble gum machin...

  • Highlands Book Fair this Week

    Highlands Book Fair will be this week, Monday, Nov. 13th thru Friday, Nov. 17th at Noon.  Please send money with your students to shop.  It is located in the I.M.C.  ...

  • Volunteers for Friday Fun Day – Fri., Oct. 27th, 2017

    Parents/Guardians we are looking for Volunteers for this Friday’s Fun Day!  If you are interested, please contact the office at 616-361-3440. Thank you!...

  • Water Safety/Quality @ Northview

    Safety at Northview Safety is always a top priority at Northview Public Schools.  Recent media reports have  detailed ground water contamination in Plainfield Township.  Northview Public Schools is located in Plainfield Township. In response to th...

Upcoming Events

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