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A Fallin Hornet..
Posted 7/19/19

Dear Hornet Family,


It is with great sadness that I share the passing of our colleague, Emily James, on the morning of June 16th. I apologize for the delay in this information but respectfully awaited permission from her family before sharing. Ms. Coleman, Emily’s mom, expressed that they are very moved by the number of Highland colleagues and students that visited, supported, and prayed for Emily and asked me to share her gratitude. Information on services will be forthcoming in the next couple weeks.


The DART team will be available to the Highland community at the onset of the school year. If you need supports as we process this loss please reach out to me, to one another, or our APS provided Employee Assistance:



I know that we all will pause and remember the ways we impact each other and the lives of our students. Find gratitude and enjoy the remaining days of summer.


Marco Harris