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Big Picture
440 South 186th Street Burien, WA 98148

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Big Picture
440 South 186th Street Burien, WA 98148

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A lottery was held on March 1 to select students for our secondary schools that require an application or a program transfer. This includes CHOICE Academy, Big Picture Schools, Highline Virtual Academy, Maritime High School, Raisbeck Aviation High School (RAHS) and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program offered at Mount Rainier High School (MRHS).
 

A message from Superintendent Susan Enfield

To the Class of 2021:Superintendent Susan Enfield has a message just for you. In it, she discusses plans for graduation and new 24/7 resources to help you reach that goal. We are proud of you. The year hasn’t been easy, and it hasn’t been the senior year you wanted. What’s important now is to be on the path you choose for after graduation. It’s not too late to get the help you need!

 iReady Family Night

What is your student doing on iReady and how can you help? Join us for iReady Family Night on Thursday, February 18 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. to learn how to support students learning at home. 

Middle and High School Athletics Update

We want to share an update on athletics. Unfortunately, all middle school sports are canceled for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. High school sports will resume. We are following health guidelines to ensure our students and coaches are safe. 

Screenshot of campfire used for virtual Waskowitz event

High school students across Highline found connection and inspiration around a virtual campfire on a December weekend in 2020. It was a powerful and moving end of a not-so-normal fall at Camp Waskowitz. Starting Spring 2021, WELS has enrollment openings in its innovative, project-based program for students currently in grades 10-11. Ninth grade students also are invited to learn about WELS and to enroll for the 2021-22 school year.

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Interested in attending Raisbeck Aviation High School next year? Raisbeck Aviation is one of Highline’s schools of choice. Staff and students are hosting two information nights for you to learn if Raisbeck Aviation is right for you. The first info night is tomorrow. 

Our Mission

Big Picture Schools uses internships, apprenticeships and rigorous, interest-based projects to immerse students in work they are passionate about to develop the skills, habits and knowledge to succeed in higher education, overcome obstacles to their wellbeing, and contribute positively to their communities. 

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