We are committed to ongoing, two-way communication. We want to know if you are getting the information you want and need. Help us meet your expectations for strong communication by taking a brief survey to give us your feedback.
Are you interested in playing a sport next year? Don’t be left in the grandstands. Register through Final Forms beginning May 15, 2023.
Effective and clear communication is critical for the success of our students and schools. We are excited to announce that we are adopting a new form of school-to-home communication in Highline called ParentSquare.
Similar to school districts across our region, we are facing a significant budget shortfall in the coming years due to declining enrollment, rising costs and the end of ESSER funds. Although we are grateful to our state legislators for some funding increases, the additional funding passed this session is far less than our expected expenditures. See a breakdown of the numbers.
Congratulations Class of 2023! As you prepare to embark on the next chapter of your lives, we want to celebrate your achievements and showcase your unique talents and goals. We invite you to complete our Social Media Senior Spotlight Nomination Form. This is your chance to share your story and inspire others in our community.
The safety and well-being of our students and staff is our top priority. In light of recent events and an increased social climate of concern for safety, we want to share how we as a district communicate during and after safety incidents.
Let's celebrate our teachers all month long in May!
Learn more about the curricula being considered for elementary and middle school science, secondary music, and math (pre-calculus and higher). You’re invited to review curriculum materials and share your thoughts!
This week staff advisory workgroups met to dig into our emerging strategic plan goals. Staff discussed what we are currently doing to meet our goals and what we could be doing. We anticipate the final goals will be brought to the Board for adoption later this spring.
Do you have what you need to understand your student's grades and learning? We are seeking feedback from families of middle and high school students. Take 60 seconds to answer seven questions about your student's learning.
A lottery was held on March 1 to select students for our schools and programs that require an application. This includes CHOICE Academy, Big Picture Schools, Highline Virtual Academy, Highline Virtual Elementary, Maritime High School, Raisbeck Aviation High School (RAHS), the International Baccalaureate (IB) program and the Waskowitz Environmental Leadership Service program.
Juniors and Seniors: Sign up to attend the Career Showcase at ShoWare to learn about career opportunities with over 75 companies. Bring your resume!
It's time to celebrate the 2023 Gold Star Nominees! The Highline Schools Foundation announced this year's Gold Star Awards nominees. Winners will be revealed at the Gold Star BASH on Wednesday, March 8.
During school on Wednesday, March 1, all Highline Public Schools 11th-grade students will take the SAT. The test is free.
Due to weather and road conditions, all schools are on a two-hour delay on [DATE]. Buses will stop at regular stops–two hours later than normal.
Please read this message from Superintendent Ivan Duran about his listening tour and next steps on the strategic plan development.
Interested in working in your community, for your community? Learn about current and future job opportunities, district culture, schedules, employee benefits and more at our in-person job fair on February 25.
Do you know someone who has made a significant impact on our students and schools? Perhaps it’s a teacher, principal, counselor, bus driver, custodian or another staff member. Now is the time to nominate them for a 2023 Gold Star Award through the Highline Schools Foundation.
We are grateful to our families for being valued partners as we work together to educate students in Highline. One of our priorities is to support students in developing life skills. Over the next several weeks, students in grades 3-12 will be asked to reflect on their own skills.
Did you hear…the federal government distributed millions of dollars to schools to address COVID-related expenses. These are one-time funds to help schools through the challenges of the pandemic. One way we are using these funds is to improve air quality in all of our schools and to purchase cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Highline also offers Schools of Choice, a variety of school and program options, each with a specialized focus to meet student interest and need. The application window for secondary schools of choice is open now and runs through January 31. See information night details.
The 2022 bond is passing at an overwhelming 68.8 percent approval rate. Take a moment to savor this historic milestone by watching our "Thank You, Voters!" video featuring students saying "Thank you, Voters!" in three languages.
The 8th Grade Experience is an early college awareness exploration event hosted in partnership with the University of Washington Seattle on December 13 and 14.
For many of our principals in Highline, education is a calling. Some were always drawn to the profession. Others found it later in life. Meet one of our principals and hear the story behind his why.