In fall 2019, we launched a new middle school math curriculum to ensure students have the foundational skills necessary to be successful in algebra and beyond.
The insights of staff, families and community members will help us search for a new principal for Big Picture. What characteristics or strengths do you believe are most important for the new principal to possess?
You nominated them, now let's celebrate them. The Highline Schools Foundation announced this year's Gold Star Awards nominees. Winners will be celebrated at the Gold Star BASH on Tuesday, March 10. Each winner will receive a $500 award. Winners will also be celebrated at the Foundation’s Gold Star fundraising breakfast in April 17.
This fall, we asked students and families for input on what you value most about Highline and what we can do to make it better. Families shared their thoughts on a wide range of topics.
Big Picture Principal Lisa Escobar will be leaving Big Picture at the end of the school year. She has accepted a position in Human Resources beginning July 1. She shared the following message with students and families on Wednesday, February 12.
Do you speak, read, and write in more than one language? Are you looking to use your bilingual skills in the workforce, but need more training and support? Join us for an information session about our Bilingual Teaching Fellows program on Thursday, February 27.
The tentative first day of school for the 2020-21 school year will be on Thursday, September 3, for grades 1-12.
We want to share information we received this afternoon from the King County Department of Health regarding the coronavirus, the new virus that is spreading in China.
Do you know a child who will be five years old on or before August 31? Maybe it's your neighbor, family friend or even your own child. Spread the word... now is the time to register for kindergarten.
The snow make-up day for Tuesday, January 14, will be Tuesday, May 26.
From time to time during the winter months, the weather may force a change in the normal school schedule. We want you to be prepared and know where to get information.
Starting in January 2020, we will offer online enrollment to new families enrolling in Highline. Online enrollment will launch on Tuesday, January 21.
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.
This year the Highline Schools Foundation awarded close to $124,000 in Excel and Impact grants. Foundation members spent the last two months on Prize Patrol, visiting staff meetings to surprise staff with oversized checks.
Winter break is an opportunity to have a well-deserved break from school and work. But it doesn’t have to be a break from learning. Learning at home can be fun and easy—and a good change of pace from the classroom. Here are eight simple ideas you can do together or encourage your child to do over break.
Seniors, now is the time to apply for a Highline Schools Foundation scholarship. The Foundation is offering more than $200,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors. Scholarships can be used at colleges, universities and trade schools as long as students are enrolled full-time.
This week, students dove into computer science fun with Hour of Code, a movement dedicated to introducing young people to computer programming. Students programmed robots, learned about algorithms, coded virtual dance parties and much more. See the week's highlights.
Do you know someone who has made a significant impact on our students and schools? The Highline Schools Foundation Gold Star Award nomination process is now open.
The window for submitting an in-district transfer is now open. The window is December 9 through January 31. We will notify families of a transfer decision by March 2.
Our highly capable identification process starts soon. It will happen in two phases.
Want to get the most out of your student conference? Here are seven questions to ask during your conference. Use these questions to build a stronger partnership with your student’s teacher and school.
Making a decision about weather-related school closures and schedule changes is always difficult because so many different situations have to be considered. We do our very best to balance the many interests at stake, but we recognize that no matter what decision we make, it will not please everyone.
Ready for your review! You are invited to dig deep into data and track our progress using an interactive annual report.
We refinanced bonds sold in 2009, saving taxpayers $1.2 million in repayment costs. The savings will lower the amount of money that will be collected from taxpayers to pay off previously issued bonds.
We want your feedback on how our schools are doing. Please join our online conversation to tell us what we are doing well and where we need to improve.