We are excited to host our first annual COLLEGECON, a college-bound conference for all Highline middle school students and families on Saturday, March 4, at Highline College. Learn everything about how to go to college. Breakfast, lunch, transportation, and childcare included.
Our 2015-16 School Performance Report is now available on our website. We invite you to read about the progress our students are making, learn about plans we are implementing this year, and find out how to become more involved in our school and the education of your student.
How can we get our students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math?
We now have a way for you to share your thoughts and ideas about Chinook Middle Schoolonline, in English or Spanish. You'll be asked to share your thoughts through three open-ended questions. Look for your email invitation from Principal Jones.
Did you know you have options for high school? We encourage you to find the best fit. The application window is now open for high schools that require an application including Big Picture Schools, CHOICE Academy, and Raisbeck Aviation High School. The deadline to apply is January 31.
At Chinook, family involvement is collaboration between educators and families that promotes student learning and positive child and youth development at home, in school, and in the community. Families and staff of Chinook work together to develop a plan to make sure all our students reach academic success and graduates ready for COLLEGE, CAREER, and CITIZENSHIP. We strongly believe in devleoping a two-way partnership and ensuring that families see themselves as thei child's first teacher.
As we search for a new principal for a unified Tyee High School, we invite students, families, and the community to identify and prioritize characteristics desired in a principal. Take the survey here by January 27, 2017.
An outbreak of mumps has developed in King County, mainly in the Auburn area, but the outbreak can easily spread to other schools and areas in King County. Get informed about how to prevent mumps, what the symptoms are, and what state vaccine requirements and exemptions are for schools and students.
Did you hear? Highline’s graduation rate has risen for the third year in a row, to nearly 75 percent for the Class of 2016. The official graduation rate of 74.8 percent represents a jump of more than 12 points in two years. The increase comes at a time when standards for graduation are higher than ever and increasing numbers of Highline students are taking challenging, advanced coursework.
You are invited to attend the meetings of the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC). This group of volunteer community members meets monthly to develop recommendations for replacing or fixing aging schools and making room for growing enrollment.
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