Coronavirus Information

Coronavirus Related Information

Face Coverings
Wearing a face covering is difficult, especially for youngsters, but it is an important health5 Mask Tips-link precaution. Wearing a face covering plus washing your hands and maintaining physical distancing will help us to be able to return students to the classroom sooner. Properly wearing a mask is easy. Wash your hands before putting on the mask. Be sure it covers the nose and mouth and is secured under the chin. Make sure you can breathe easily and if breathing becomes hard, the mask should be easy to remove.  Masks should be worn by kids over age two. 

Tech Issues?
For those students experiencing technology related issues with their school-issued device, please send a tech request to or call the district office at 509-678-8630, option 2 then option 6, HSD Technology Department. 

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The Highland School District Office is closed to the public until further notice. Please call 509-678-8631 with questions.
La oficina de el distrito de Highland esta cerrado hasta nuevo aviso. Favor de llamar al 509-678-8631 para información.


Novel Coronavirus Information

The best sources of information are:
Las mejores fuentes de información sobre el coronavirus son (se actualizan diariamente y tienen opciones de traducción al español): 

Washington State Department of Health (DOH) Novel Coronavirus webpage
Washington State Department of Health (DOH)-Facebook page
Centers for Disease Control
Centers for Disease Control-Facebook page
Yakima County-Office of Emergency Management-Facebook page
Yakima Health District-Facebook page

These sites are updated regularly. 


Click HERE for guidance from DOH regarding "How Can I be Prepared for a COVID-19 Outbreak?", available in English and Spanish.    The key message is to keep calm and stop the spread of germs.

Please click on the links below for respiratory hygiene guidelines.