Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) at Highlands

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander and Jewish Heritage Month: We celebrate culture, creatives, characters and the contributions of the Asian, Asian American, Pacific Island and Jewish communities. Check this link for some book recommendations to explore with your students. 

EVEREST SUMMIT: Fill Circle Everest, the first all-Black team to summit Mt. Everest, made history this week!!!! Congratulations on this amazing accomplishment team! Here's an article reporting on their success. Congrats to those that completed the Kid's Everest Challenge (logging 5.5 miles walking, running, biking and scootering): Everett S., Helena Y., Eloise Y., Maseda B. and Efiri B.!


Newsela Article for kids

Check out the  PBS news hour piece on the project.


Thank you for visiting our DEI Resources Page. This is the area of our website where we will share information and events both within our Highlands Elementary School as well as in our great St. Vrain Valley School District and our Erie community.

The DEI Committee aims to cultivate a respect for differences in our community through education and engagement with the goal of creating an inclusive environment for students, families, teachers and staff.

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