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News

  • Seattle Times Media Coverage

    Highline was mentioned in a Seattle Times editorial regarding a bill to change the supermajority to a simple majority for school bond measures. Read the story online.

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  • Author Sherman Alexie Inspires Students

    Critically acclaimed Seattle author Sherman Alexie had students and staff at Health Sciences & Human Services High School (HS3) laughing out loud and feeling inspired during a special visit to the school.

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  • Students Produce Disney Musicals

    Elementary students are getting a first-class introduction to acting and singing skills thanks to a partnership with Seattle Theatre Group and a grant from the Walt Disney Company.

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  • HS3 Students Explore Future Careers

    Around 100 Health Sciences & Human Services High School (H3) students met employers and community partners at a career fair at the school. Students who attended the career fair had the opportunity to interact with more than 30 employers and community partners from a range of fields.

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  • Two Students Named Act Six Scholars

    Two Highline students have been awarded the prestigious Act Six Scholarship: Big Picture senior Samantha Ayala and Health Sciences & Human Services (HS3) High School senior Marleisha Cox. As an Act Six Scholars, Samantha and Marleisha will each receive a four-year, full-ride scholarship.

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Our Promise

Our Promise encompasses our district’s mission and vision.
 
EVERY STUDENT in Highline Public Schools
is known by NAME, STRENGTH,
and NEED, and graduates ready for
COLLEGE, CAREER, and CITIZENSHIP.

Highline's Bold Goals from Highline Public Schools on Vimeo.

Superintendent

Superintendent Susan Enfield Together with our staff and the Highline community, we have developed a new strategic plan unlike any I have seen in school districts across the nation—it is bold, visionary, and represents the unwavering belief we have in our students’ capabilities. We can feel proud that we have not shied away from setting high expectations for our students and ourselves.

Our promise is to know every student by name, strength, and need, so each will graduate prepared for college, career, and citizenship. We are challenging ourselves to ensure that four years from now at least 19 out of 20 students are learning at or above grade level in third grade, passing Algebra by ninth grade, and graduating high school prepared to choose their future. We have pledged to all but eliminate out-of-school suspensions that rob students of learning time. And we have set long-range goals that every student will graduate bilingual, biliterate, and tech-literate. Make no mistake: in adopting these goals, we in Highline have committed to eradicating the achievement and opportunity gaps that persist in our schools. In doing so, we will prove that public education can work for all children.

Each of us -- staff, families, and community members -- plays a critical role in our students’ success. Delivering on our promise will require all of us working together, but I have every confidence that we can marshal the collective commitment our students need and deserve. 
 
Susan Enfield, Ed.D.
Superintendent

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Path to Success

This video  illustrates our bold goals for students, telling the story of Highline's path to success without a single word.