Specific parenting strategies include: praising and rewarding desirable behavior, setting expectations for appropriate behavior and academic performance, sharing parental values, communicating with your children about health-related risks and behaviors, consistently enforcing family rules with consequences, monitoring your children's daily activities, modeling nonviolent responses to conflict, modeling healthy behaviors, emphazing the importance of your children getting enough sleep, providing a supportive learning enviornment in the home, and making a small number of clear, understandable rules designed to increase level of self management.
Please be sure to update your contact information throughout the school year as needed. The school district will make contact in regard to severe weather, emergency situations, etc.
At the school level, Highland Lakes will need current information to contact you in regard to your child's wellbeing, important school information, and upcoming events. If you change information, please be sure to contact the school as well to update our records.
If you are unable to change your password online or you do not know your username or password, we prefer for you to visit your child's school to have your identity confirmed and password changed. Please bring your identification with you to the school. If you are unable to visit the school, you can call the school's administration, and they will utilize a screening protocol. You can send a copy (scanned or picture) of your indentification card with your request to the administration of your child's school.
The Pinellas County Schools (PCS), Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Department staff are here to support our district's vision of 100% student success and the mission to "Educate and Prepare Each Student for College, Career and Life".
The mission of the Pinellas County Schools Exceptional Student Education is to provide quality services that support effective learning opportunities for all exceptional children. Pinellas County Schools serve approximately 13,500 students with disabilities and 10,000 students who are gifted.