Marvista Mission:  Marvista is a dedicated community of learners, including students, staff and families, who actively embrace diversity, ensure high levels of teaching and learning and inspire creativity in a safe, respectful and positive environment.

Melissa Pointer, Principal                              Terry Holtgraves, Asst. Principal 

Melissa Pointer, Principal                                                        Terry Holtgraves, Asst. Principal


Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year! We have big plans in place to make this year an outstanding year for all of our scholars!


Communication with families is vitally important to us. Please make sure we have your current email address in our system. Email is our primary mode of communication with families and we typically send a weekly email with important information families need to know. If you do not have email and would like to receive these weekly updates, please call the office to let us know and we will mail yours to you!


Please call the Marvista Office at 206-631-4200 with any questions. Melissa Pointer, Principal


We look forward to seeing you soon!  

Melissa Pointer, Principal

About Us

19800 Marine View Drive SW                                             
Normandy Park, WA 98166

Phone/Attendance: 206-631-4200
Assistant Principal
Office Manager
Office Assistant
Part Time Office Assistant
School Hours: 9:10 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.

Early Release Days: 9:10 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Regular Office Hours: 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.



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  • Snow Make-up Day is May 30

    The snow make-up day for Monday, February 6, will be Tuesday, May 30.

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  • Learn About School Schedule Decisions

    Making a decision about weather-related school closures 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.

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  • Highline Takes First Step Toward New Schools & Safety Upgrades

    Highline voters approved the sale of $299 million in school construction bonds last November, and today the first set of bonds was sold. The $236.8 million proceeds will fund a majority of the school construction and improvement projects in the bond package.

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