A new year of planning for future needs kicks off Wednesday, October 10. Community members from every high school service area in Highline Public Schools are charged with recommending a long-range capital facilities plan to the school board.
Safety is a community-wide issue. That came out loud and clear at the community safety meetings we conducted last spring in partnership with community leaders.
Here is a progress report on projects big and small voters approved in the November 2016 bond.
It's not too late to register for the Burien Brat Trot—a true community celebration that brings out the fun in all of us and also raises critical funds for the Highline Schools Foundation.
Do you know a teacher who goes above and beyond, demonstrating excellence in the classroom? If so, nominate them for the Symetra Heroes in the Classroom Award.
Enter your name in our lottery. You could be one of 40 parents and residents working to recommend a long-range plan for building new schools.
Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! It is always a joy for us to welcome new and returning students, staff and families to Highline. As we begin our year together, I want to share with you some of the exciting changes that are underway across the district.
Our schools and classrooms are buzzing again. The 2018-19 school year is officially underway. Students jumped into learning and collaborating. Teachers and staff are ready to motivate and inspire.
Meet & Greet Night
Under a tentative agreement reached this week, we will raise educator salaries by 13% for the 2018-19 school year. This is the latest in a multi-year effort to raise teacher pay.
We are pleased to announce that Highline Education Association and Highline Public Schools have reached a tentative agreement.
Due to rising costs and federal regulations, the price of school meals will increase by 25¢ starting this fall. Students will pay $1.75 for breakfast, $3.00 for elementary lunch and $3.25 for lunch in middle and high school. Adults who wish to purchase lunch can do so for $4.00.
It is almost time to go back to school! The first day of school is Wednesday, September 5 for students in grades 1-12 and Monday, September 10 for kindergarten students. Here are nine things to do as you get ready for the first day of school.
Based on input from families, students and staff, high schools will start later, starting in fall 2018. This change will also impact the start times of our middle and elementary schools.
All incoming kindergarten students are invited to Kindergarten Jump Start the week of August 20-24. This week-long learning experience helps incoming kindergarten students and their families be ready to start school.
See the 2018-19 school supply list.
You are invited to a Meet & Greet on September 4, at 5:00 p.m.
All enrolled Kindergarten students are invited to attend Jump Start from August 20-24 from 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m
White Center Heights Office is now closed. We will reopen on August 13.
On Wednesday, June 28, the school board adopted a new set of school boundaries within Highline Public Schools. The plan was developed by the community-led Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC). The revised boundaries will take effect fall 2019.
We are thrilled to launch the new Highline website! Our new site is easier to navigate and accessible to users with disabilities.
All Highline children can eat free breakfast, lunch and snacks during the summer through the federally-funded Summer Food Program. A child does not need to be a Highline student to participate.
The 2017-18 school year is one to remember! We raised our graduation rate, passed a levy, broke new ground and did what we do best--graduate students prepared to choose their future. Look back at what we did together.
Following comments to a congressional committee by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, State Superintendent Chris Reykdal issued a statement reiterating Washington state's stance on protecting our students who are undocumented in our K-12 schools.