Welcome To The Highlands Elementary Library Home of the Hawks!   

Our Library is open during distance learning Monday – Friday, 8:10 am to 1:30 pm

Library Learning Resource Technician: Kaleah (Lanae) King
(619) 668-5780 x3386

Our school library is open and available for student, staff and parent use throughout the school year.  Classrooms visit the library weekly to hear stories, use resources and check out library books.  All library books are due the following week and can be renewed if needed (with a few exceptions).  Children are instructed on how to use the resources in the library, find library books, library rules and appropriate library behavior.  If a student loses or damages a library book  that is beyond repair, parents are asked to pay for the cost of the book. 

To use our library catalog of over 15,000 titles, click on the link below. 

Battle of the Books

What is Battle of the Books??

Battle of the Books is a reading incentive program for students in the grades 4 – 6.  Students read books and come together to demonstrate their abilities and test their knowledge of the books they have read.  The competitions are similar in style to the Academic Bowl, where teams from local schools battle it out over their book knowledge. Students selected for Team Highlands must read at least 7 books from the list below and prepare for competition by attending practice sessions during recess. Students must also practice teamwork and good citizenship. Parents/Guardians are responsible for providing their student’s transportation for the Battle of the Books competition(s). 

2018/2019 Book List
The Good Dog
Real Friends
The War That Saved My Life
Inside Out & Back Again
Small As An Elephant
Alvin Ho
Ella Enchanted
No Talking
Frozen Stiff

If you have any questions regarding Battle of the Books, please contact Ms. King in the library: (619) 668-5780 (x3386)

Why You'll Love Highlands

  • Part of a Prestigious Network of Schools from Across the country Known as “No Excuses University”
  • Focus on Creating a Culture of College Readiness
  • Believes all Children Deserve the Opportunity to be Educated in a Way that Prepares Them for Higher Education, and it is the Adults’ Responsibility to Create Systems of Excellence to Ensure this Happens
  • Staff Makes “No Excuses” for Doing What is Right for Kids

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