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Superintendent Update


It’s hard to believe how quickly time has passed since the school year began on August 10th. We are now well into the first quarter and fall school activities. The big change has been on Wednesday afternoons. The rollout of the weekly early dismissals has been nearly flawless. Thank you for your help and cooperation in making that happen.


The Board of ...

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Coins for Cans

Sponsored by Hillsboro High School Thespian Society, HHS Business Co-op, and working in conjunction with Buckeye Country Food Drive.

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Purchase your 2015-2016 Yearbook

Yearbooks for the 2015-2016 are now on sale. 

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Volley for a Cure Oct. 8th

Theme - Overcome through Courage & Strength 

T-shirts and Sweatshirts on sale now.

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FREE Parent Conference October 23
FREE Parent Conference for family members of individuals with disabilities. Topics Include: Leading in Literacy, Hands on Activities for Literacy at Home, Help with Vocabulary at Home, Ohio Means Jobs.

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Hillsboro Students Compete in Special Olympics

On Saturday, September 19th students from Hillsboro schools particpated in the Special Olympics at Lynchburg-Clay High School. 

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2014-2015 Yearbooks Have Arrived!

The 2014-2015 HHS Yearbooks have arrived! Click the headline for more information. 

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Meeting for Families of Individuals with Disabilities

Upcoming meeting to help inform families of students with disabilities will be held October 23rd. 

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Youth Volley Ball Camp


The 8th Grade class is currently selling Indian Cards to help pay for their Washington D.C. trip in the spring.  The cost of the card is $10.00. You may purchase Indian Cards through a student who is currently in 8th grade or at the Middle School Office.

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Perfect Attendance

Mrs. Hoop is honoring Shaylin Neal. Shaylin had perfect attendance for the 2014-15 school year. Her name has been added to the plaque which is hanging in the Middle school. Congratulations Shaylin!


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PSAT at HHS on Oct. 14

Hillsboro high school will be giving the PSAT on October 14th.  10th and 11th grade students can register for the PSAT now - August 28th. Students should bring $15 at the time of sign up. Some fee waivers are available. See Mrs. Juillerate in the high school office to register.

HHS Counselors to Host College Visits
The guidance department will be hosting college visits. The dates are:
September 25 - Central State University
October 16 - Shawnee State University
April 1 - University of Rio Grande
Visits are open to all juniors/seniors with a 2.2 GPA and are currently in good academic standing.  Sign-ups will be in the guidance department.

Kindergarten Students Collect Canned Food

Miss Anderson's class won by bringing in 186 cans of food!

5th grade students help load all of the canned goods!

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Math Students Participate in Stock Market Challenge

Eight grade math intervention students study the stock markets

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 39 Willettsville Pike, Hillsboro, OH 45133  *  Phone (937)393-3475  *  FAX (937)393-5841



Welcome to the  Hillsboro Schools web site. Whether you are a student, parent, community member, prospective resident, district employee, first time or frequent visitor to our site; we hope you will find the site attractive, informative, and user friendly! 

About the District:

With an enrollment of nearly 2,700 students, Hillsboro City School District is the largest of the five public schools systems in rural Highland County. The district boundaries encompass the city of Hillsboro (county seat of Highland County) as well as much of the surrounding rural area in central Highland County.

Our Mission:

 To provide a well-rounded experience that prepares each student to be successful in life.

Our Vision: 

The Hillsboro City School District is the best, most innovative educational experience where all students achieve excellence in a friendly and cooperative culture.


Our Educational Program:

 Hillsboro City Schools' educational programs are focused on providing multiple avenues,  academic experiences, and academic supports to help EVERY child make his/her way to success in life. Our Curriculum is carefully planned to align with the State of Ohio Content Standards and Common Core Standards. At all grade levels, we take extreme care to asses each student's academic progress and provide "Tiers of Intervention" for students who are not meeting the academic standards.  We provide academic challenges for students that are above the standard.

In addition to the traditional high school curricula, Hillsboro High School offers extensive curricular options in Advanced Placement Courses, Post-Secondary Courses, and outstanding options in Vocational Agriculture and Fine Arts.

Extracurricular Programs:
Hillsboro City Schools offers many opportunities for our students.

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Hillsboro, Ohio is located in the gently rolling hills of scenic Highland County, Ohio at the junction of US Highway 50 and US Highway 62.
With a population of  6,368 (according to the US Census Bureau, 2000), the quiet town  can be reached by travelling East from Cincinnati along US Route 50 or by travelling South-West from Columbus on US Route 62.

According to the US Census Bureau report for the 2000 Census*  the population of Hillsboro is 45.3% male and 54.7% female. The population's racial mixture is 91.8% White, 6.9% black, 1.3% Asian, and 0.7% American Indian. 41% of the 25 year and older population have achieved a high school diploma and 31.9% have education beyond high school 4.7% with Bachelor's Degrees and 6.2% with professional or graduate degrees. The mean household income is $25,998.(*

The Hillsboro City School District includes the City of Hillsboro as well as a large portion of the surrounding rural Highland County area. 
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Hillsboro City Schools
39 Willetsville Pike
Hillsboro, OH 45133

Phone: 937-393-3475
Fax: 937-393-5841