Principal's Corner 

I want to personally thank you for an EXCELLENT 2017-2018 school year at Hightower Trail Elementary. I feel excited and honored to serve as your principal and want to take this time to highlight our accomplishments from the last school year: 

·         Exited the state Focus School List by closing achievement gap 

·         Received Georgia United Credit Union School Crashers Mini Grant of $20,000 

·         Transitioned from PTO to PTA 

·         Increased the number of proficient and distinguished learners on Georgia Milestones in ALL content areas 

·         Increased Lexile scores of students in grades 3-5 

·         Increased Benchmark and SLO scores in ALL content areas 

·         Received 4 stars for overall school climate 

Join us this year as we focus on “Taking Student Growth and Achievement to the Next Level” Our goal is continuous progress and meeting all expectations as it relates to College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI).  We will continue to focus our attention on research based instructional strategies designed to meet the needs of all students and creating a WORLD CLASS educational environment. I am sure we are going to have a great 2018-2019 school year because of your dedication and commitment to the students here at Hightower Trail Elementary.   

This year we challenge you to become actively involved in your child’s educational journey.  We invite you to volunteer in the parent center and media center, work with small groups of students, attend parent workshops and actively participate in our PTA.  We NEED and WANT your support! 

As principal, my door is always open and I welcome your input. Please feel free to contact me via phone  770.388.0751 or email .  



Penny Mosley, Ed.d 

Penny Mosley, Ed.d 



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Dr. Penny Mosley