Head Coach
Mrs. Speer
Assistant Coaches:  
Mr. Gasick, Mrs. McCarthy, Ms. Key, Mrs. Smith

If you are interested in joining the Highland Cross country team this coming year, there will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, August 30th.  If  you cannot make the meeting, you can contact Mrs. Speer.  In order to begin practicing with the team, every student will need a current physical on file (395 days) and a signed permission slip, which can be found online or you can get one at the organizational meeting.
Cross Country Uniform shirt 2023

You can purchase the uniform shirt (dri-fit) at practice for $10 once practices begin!  You can pay using cash or check (please make the check out to Highland Middle School in blue or black ink please).

Map of Butterfield Home Course

Map of Adler Course- Lakeside Conference Tournament


 2023 Schedule of Meets​ 

Meets will be added until fall of 2023
All of our home meets will be held at Butterfield School beginning at approximately 4:30pm.

Bus transportation will be provided to all meets, home or away.  If an athlete or parent prefers, the athlete may take bus transportation back to Highland after the meet is over as well. If they prefer to leave with a parent or other authorized pick-up person, they may do so if they have been signed out with the coach.


Tuesday, September 12 - Away @ Carl Sandburg

Thursday, September 14- Home meet @ Butterfield (boys team will run first) with Deer Path and Northwood

Monday, September 18 - Away @ Millburn Millburn School

Wednesday, September 20- Home meet @ Butterfield (girls team will run first) with Lake Bluff, Edgewood and Oak Grove

Wednesday, September 27- Home meet @ Butterfield (boys team will run first) with Edgewood, and Northwood.

Friday, September 29- Hawthorn Invitational- 4:15 @ Vernon Hills High School

Lakeside Conference Meet: Monday, October 2nd- Adler Park
Sectional Tournament: Saturday, October 7th- Location TBD
State Tournament: Saturday, October 14th,  Maxwell Park, Normal, IL