Big Picture
440 South 186th Street Burien, WA 98148


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senior college & career webinar

Calling all seniors! Join us tomorrow, Thursday, October 15 at 6:00 p.m. to learn about our College & Career virtual services, the Highline Challenge and important dates and timelines for senior year. 

2020 Senior Spotlights: In Their Own Words

Meet some of our graduating seniors from the Class of 2020. We invite you to find hope and be inspired by what they have to say about their future plans, favorite teacher, favorite memory or advice for future seniors. 

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It's time to find a comfortable spot with your device to scroll through art created by Highline students. The Highline Visual Arts Show is going online! 

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Here is what we know today about our summer and fall athletics programs based on current state and county public health guidelines, and in coordination with WIAA.

Big Picture Class of 2020

Congratulations to the Big Picture High School Class of 2020. Our seniors have worked hard, and they deserve to be celebrated. Although a traditional graduation ceremony is not possible due to the pandemic, we have a creative way to celebrate commencement. 

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We have updated our high school grading policy for this semester, based on a new directive from the Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction. This directive applies to all school districts in the state.

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All Highline Public Schools eleventh- and twelfth-grade students are invited to join the 2020 Pacific Northwest Education and Workforce Summit on Thursday, April 30.

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U.S. News and World Report just released its annual list of 2020 Best High Schools. All four of Highline Public Schools’ comprehensive high schools made the list this year, in addition to two of our choice high schools. 

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We know that one of the big concerns seniors have right now is earning all the credits you need to graduate this spring. Our priority is ensuring that you graduate on time in June.

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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