HHS Virtual Video Tour

Phone: 480-813-0051


Degrees and Certifications:

Melinda Murphy, Principal

Melinda Murphy taught English for eighteen years before moving into administration nine years ago. She has a BA in English from Southern Utah University, an MA in Speech Communication from Miami University of Ohio and earned her Principal's Certificate from Northern Arizona University.

Ms. Murphy has been with Gilbert Public Schools since 2006 and has four kids who all graduated from GPS's own Desert Ridge High School.

In her spare time she loves traveling with her husband, reading a good book with a Diet Coke by the pool, finding new places to eat, and working out.

Highland High Announcements

  • Senior Scoop

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  • Winter Spirit Week Dec 6-10

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  • Graduation Caps & Gowns may be ordered online through the Jostens website until December 10, 2021. Jostens will be on campus on December 10th during 3rd and 4th hours near the Bookstore. For more information, please see our Senior Scoop.

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  • 2021 YEARBOOK SALESYearbooks are on sale now! Go to www.yearbookforever.com to order one! Cost is $75 until Dec. 31. Price increases to $85 Jan. 1, 2022.
    Personalized senior ads: go to www.yearbookforever.com and click on "create personal ad". Prices vary based on size, but you choose colors, layouts, fonts, and type exactly what you'd like to say!

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Upcoming Highland High Events

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High School School Day Start & End Times

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 7:30am–2:20pm

    Wednesday Early Release: 7:30am–1:20pm

    Half Days: 7:30am–11:20am

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