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440 South 186th Street Burien, WA 98148

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The 8th Grade Experience

The 8th Grade Experience

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. 

Students will attend one day based on the school they attend.

  • December 13: Chinook, Pacific and Sylvester
  • December 14: Cascade, Glacier, Highline Virtual Academy, Big Picture and Choice

Students will be transported by bus. The buses will leave the schools at 9:00 a.m. and return at 1:00 p.m.

Students will:

  • Participate in an interactive campus scavenger hunt
  • Experience a student panel
  • Engage in hands-on academic activities to help students see their future selves as college students

The engagement with UW departments and programs through this experience will help cultivate a strong foundation and understanding of post-secondary possibilities for all students in Highline Public Schools.