Highline Public Schools is excited to host our first annual COLLEGECON, a college-bound conference for middle school students and families on Saturday, March 4. Learn how to go to college. Meals, transportation, and childcare included.
Over the course of ten days, nearly 700 citizens provided input in a three-part online conversation about what we're doing right and how we can improve. More than 2,500 ideas were shared. Now, we need our community's help to prioritize the submissions.
A change in Washington graduation requirements will affect the high school class of 2021. We need your feedback now about which class schedule will be best for our high school students in Highline starting in Fall 2018. Learn about the options and take the survey.
Seniors, now is the time to apply for a Highline Schools Foundation scholarship. This year, the Foundation is offering $166,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors. That's more scholarship opportunities than ever before. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 17.
KING 5's Natalie Swaby visited Midway Elementary School on Wednesday to interview teachers showing support of all students and families through handmade posters and special events.
The Highline School Board is sending an unequivocal message of protection and reassurance to all students and families in the district. At its meeting Wednesday, January 19, the school board adopted a resolution that ensures all students feel safe, welcome, and respected at school.
Students begin learning long before they enter kindergarten. A child's first learning experience happens at home, daycare, and preschool. Children who have high-quality early learning are much more likely to be successful in school. With that in mind, we are partnering with local early learning providers to help them get preschool-age students ready for kindergarten.
Highline is working hard to get all students at or above grade level by Grade 3. It's one of our big strategic goals. To get there, we are investing in our teachers and staff. Teachers collaborate, learn together, and share their expertise with each other.
Do you know a child who will be five years old on or before August 31? The time to register for kindergarten started January 17. The first 500 families will receive two free tickets to the Woodland Park Zoo! Learn about other opportunities if you register now!
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.
What is important to you? How can we partner to make our schools better? It's time to share your thoughts with us. We want your feedback and ideas for our schools and students. After you share your ideas, we'll show you what others are saying.
Check out our online, interactive Annual Report that puts a sharper focus on student progress. The digital tool gives our community the opportunity to dig deep into the data, celebrate our success, and includes videos that tell the stories behind the numbers and goals.
Pause Before You Post. Think Before You Type. Share Responsibly. All families and students are invited to our Internet Safety Workshop where you will find out how to stay safe online. This workshop is Tuesday, January 24, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Pacific Middle School cafeteria.
The application window is now open for secondary schools of choice. This includes Big Picture Schools, CHOICE Academy, and Raisbeck Aviation High School. Students have a lot of options when it comes to secondary schools. We encourage students to find the best fit.