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The 2018 Highlander Days are coming!

Unity is strength. . . when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.
— Mattie Stepanek
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Please note: Online wristband and coin sales have closed! Wristbands and coins may be purchased at the event. Wristbands are $10 and coins are $1 each. This is a free event for all Hewes students, but in order to play the games, your student must have a wristband.

We are excited to announce our 2nd Annual Highlander Days. Highlander Days is a week-long event where the school breaks up into 4 teams, called Houses (North, South, East, and West) to compete on a variety of different activities. The Highlander activities combine sport, fun and culture in a uniquely Scottish & Hewes style. Each day one house wins a Popsicle party where every student in that house will receive a popsicle.   The overall winning house members will earn an ice cream social! How can your House win? Participate in any and all of the activities available during the week

Operation Warm Wishes Partnership

In addition to the fun activities during Highlander Week, this year we are partnering with a local non-profit organization, Operation Warm Wishes, by collecting items for those in need. Operation Warm Wishes is dedicated to helping and serving the homeless, troubled youths, struggling families, Veterans and senior citizens in need throughout Orange County, CA and the world. They  collect food, clothing, shoes, and toiletries from our community and distribute to those in need daily.

Highlanders can earn a point for their House and help others in need by bringing in an item. What could be better?

Here is a list of items needed:

  • Socks

  • Tooth brushes

  • Snacks (granola bars, shelf-stable snacks.)

  • Small Blanket

  • Bottled Water

  • An Encouraging Note

Click HERE for the Operation Warm Wishes Flyer >>

Festival Wristbands: $10 ($8 Pre-sale)

This Festival wristband allows you to play all games, as many times as you want. Does NOT include Food, Mechanical Bull or Bubble Rollers. (Mechanical Bull and Bubble Rollers are $2.00 each ride).

Students can come and go to the festival as they choose and families are welcome!

Highlander Coins: One “Highlander Coin” = $1

These coins will be used to purchase food at the Friday Festival. Except for the merchandise booth, cash will not be accepted on the day of the event.

Food Available for Purchase at the Friday Festival:

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Wristband Pre-Sale Discount

Pre-sale tickets are available ONLINE ONLY. Purchase one wristband for $10.00 and receive $5.00 free of Highlander Coin, OR just the wristband for $8.00.

Younger siblings are welcome to attend the event, but must have a wristband to participate in the festival activities.

All online pre-sale orders must be made by 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018. All Pre-sale orders will be delivered day of Festival (10/19/18) at lunch.

PTA Student Participation Waiver--
Required for Student Participation in Friday Festival

To participate in this event, all students are required to have the online 2018-2019 Student Participation Waiver completed by a parent. This waiver only needs to be completed ONCE PER YEAR. If you completed this form during registration or prior to the fall all-grades dance, you DO NOT NEED TO COMPLETE IT AGAIN.

Once completed, your form will be automatically submitted to our records when you click on the “Submit” button. After clicking on “Submit”, a message on your screen will say: “Thank you! Your student’s information has been submitted and recorded.” Please note: No email confirmation will be sent. If you have questions, contact hewespta@gmail.com.

Click HERE to complete the online PTA Student Participation Waiver >>

Volunteer Opportunities-- Can You Help??

We are looking for volunteers to assist with the lunch-time competitions as well as at the Friday Festival on October 19th

Click HERE for all Highlander Days volunteer opportunities. >>

Thank you for helping make our 2018 Highlander Days a success!

 If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Margaret Ikeda (mlbyrne@hotmail.com).