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The application window for the 2019-20 school year is January 1-31.

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The application window is now open for secondary schools of choice including Big Picture. We encourage you to learn more about our school and apply by January 31.

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Students have a lot of options when it comes to secondary schools. We encourage students and families to find the best fit. The application window for secondary schools of choice is January 1 - 31, 2019.

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Students starting sixth and seventh grade in September 2019 will move up to middle school together because our middle schools will expand to include three years. Families with students in fifth and sixth grade now are invited to learn about middle school and ask questions at family info nights starting in January!


It is our responsibility as adults is to make sure that all students are welcomed and valued. This includes the students we serve who are transgender, gender non-binary and gender non-conforming.  

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Did you know... 95% of high school students in Highline believe it is important to get permission before sexual activity with anyone. This fall, we're launching a social norms campaign focused on student safety, healthy relationships and respect. 


Picture day is on October 15. Students will also be taking their photos for their student ID Cards.

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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