2015-2016 Highlands PTA Board 

  • President – Colleen Dollens
  • VP – Karin Andreen
  • Treasurer – Norma Ramirez
  • Secretary – Veronica Goodman 
  • Spanish Liaison –  Carolina Sandoval
  • Health and Wellness – Patty Borrego
  • Hospitality – Katie Simpson
  • Fundraising – Victoria Wilson
  • Membership – Maria Huezos
  • 6th Grade Activities – Jessica Eaton
  • Communications – Karrie Schultz  

If you ever have any questions or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to contact us! Feel free to contact any of the above board members or you can contact us at our general Highlands PTA email

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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Highlands Highlights

Students created this video to share what makes Highlands Elementary School so special, including the No Excuses University Program, awesome staff and more.


Igniting ELD

International delegates from countries all over the world, including China, Russia, Bolivia and more, visited STEAM Academy to learn about Igniting ELD and how students learning English as an additional language are supported in LMSV.


LMSV Teacher of the Year Inspires G.R.I.T. in Students

La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools is pleased to announce the District Teacher of the Year - Manuel Aceves. Manny is a beloved third grade teacher at Bancroft Elementary School, located in the center of Spring Valley.