Yearbooks on sale.
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Yearbooks on sale.
We are adopting new materials for biology and health--and we want your input! Your voice is important as we select new instructional materials for high school biology and health for grades K-2 and 6-12. Attend an open house to learn more about the instructional materials under consideration on Tuesday, March 12.
Safety is our number one priority. Two elementary schools in the Bellevue School District recently reported cyber kidnapping incidents. Cyber kidnapping is a new scam where families are tricked into paying money by making them think a loved one is in danger. Although no cases have been reported in Highline, we are sharing information to help our families stay vigilant and safe.
Our Business Services staff will brief the school board on our financial picture for the 2024-25 school year at a work session on Wednesday, March 6, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. The work session is open to the public. The community is invited to attend or watch online.
Fill out the Family Income Survey to unlock $120 for your child's summer EBT (Electronic benefit transfer) for summer groceries, if you qualify. See the table below to determine if you are eligible. It funds staff at your school and only takes a few minutes of your time.
popcorn, snacks, prizes
Every day, students walk to and from school, their bus stops, or just around the neighborhood. Reminding your kids about these safe walking tips helps keep them safe.
If you have a child who will be 5 years old by August 31, it's time to think about kindergarten. The 2024-25 school year is just around the corner, and believe it or not, now is the time to enroll.
Read about our upcoming budget cuts, our winter job fair, our Gold Star nomination process and next week’s meals.
If you spend time at McMicken Heights Elementary, chances are you will meet fourth-grader Seth Bobbitt. His laugh is contagious. His curiosity is infectious. School is his happy place. Seth was born with Down syndrome. His family wanted a school experience where Seth could learn, play and grow alongside his peers. That's exactly what they found at McMicken Heights.
We use technology to make learning better. We think about how and why we use screens in school, focusing on active screen time, where students use their brain and body vs. just passive screen time. Tools like Chromebooks and iPads help everyone learn in their own way.
PTA General Meeting
5:45 - 7:00 p.m.
Sometimes our schools might lose phone and internet service. When there is an outage, here is what you need to know to keep everyone safe and learning on track.
This year, the tradition of Highline students attending Waskowitz Outdoor School is transitioning from 6th to 5th grade. Families and staff are invited to Waskowitz Outdoor Center’s Open House on Sunday, March 3, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Due to weather and road conditions, all schools are on a two-hour delay on Wednesday, January 17. Buses will stop at regular stops–two hours later than normal.
Winter weather is in the forecast for later this week. This may force a change in the normal school schedule-—even for students who attend virtual programs. We want you to be prepared and know where to get information.
APTT #2: Grades 1, 2 ,and 4
Thursday, Feb. 8
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
APTT #2: Grades K, 3, and 5
Tuesday, Feb. 13
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Ensuring the safety of students and staff is our top priority. A key aspect of this commitment is understanding and adhering to safety protocols. Here is some information about fire alarms: what they do and what you should know.
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.
All Highline schools are implementing a new instructional approach we are using across Highline: Standards-Based Instruction and Grading (SBI/G). Our grading web section has a lot of information about this new approach. We encourage you to review this information online to learn more.
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School bus safety starts with students. Find out what they should do, how drivers keep them safe, and the importance of community support for secure school journeys
At Highline, our goal is for everyone to feel they belong the moment they step through the doors. A Culture of Belonging is the first of four goals in our new strategic plan, “Living Our Promise.” Through the voices of our Superintendent’s Student Leadership Team, discover the difference a Culture of Belonging makes in fostering meaningful connections, self-confidence and academic success.
This year, Highline is implementing a new instructional approach standards-based instruction and grading (SBI/G). SBI/G measures your student's progress toward the learning goals for their grade. Here are seven ways families, parents and guardians can support students with their learning.