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Principal's Corner

Principal's Corner 
Ernest Spatafore



Upcoming events:



Monday, September 15

Tuesday, September 16

 Wednesday, September 17 


Weather permitting the Social Studies classes will bring their classes to designated areas outside the building.  (Students will report to the classroom first, for attendance, and then be escorted to the photo location. In case of inclement weather, the location will be the auditorium.)


PTA Meeting

Highlands 7:00 p.m. Room 261


Highlands Informational Meeting at Centro-Hispano

Tuesday, September 22

Highlands will be hosting an informational session at Centro Hispano from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Dinner will be served. We are hoping to inform parents of the opportunities available to their children through a partnership with the school..


Open House (7th and 8th grades)

Wednesday, October 1 at  7pm


WPMS offers Chess4Life


We are thrilled to offer the opportunity for your 7th grader to enroll in a Beginner Chess class at Highlands Middle School.


Chess4Life will meet during 10th period.    Chess4Life will be meeting 10th period on “M”days. which will run from 2:33-3:15.  This is not an after school activity, it is a scheduled, course for which your child will receive a grade and during which attendance will be taken.  Our attendance policy will apply.


In order for your child to be considered you must let us know by Monday, 9/22.

If you and your child are interested in this incredible opportunity you may contact the school using one of the following methods:

Email to:

Mrs. Connie Bellantoni (


Mrs. Connie Bellantoni at 914-422-2470

Return the attached form to the main office.




I am interested in having my son/daughter (please print)_______________________________________________


enroll in the NEW  Beginner Chess Class being offered 10th period “M”days.


                                                            Signed: _______________________________________________________


We must receive your reply by Monday, September 22.

You will be notified of your child’s acceptance into this class by Monday, September 29.