This week's Highline Headlines includes information about the pay raise for our paraeducators, a life after high school event, how to join the Special Education Family Panel and the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee and more.
In response to family feedback last spring and consultation with the Family Action Committee, we are pleased to introduce an improved family calendar for the upcoming year.
Join us for Life After High School Night! Students and families can learn about life after high school, internships and jobs at a College and Career Fair on October 11.
Highline School District invested $72,000 in an anti-violence workshop, hoping to teach students how to solve conflicts without resorting to violence.
Paraeducators in Highline Public Schools are getting a significant pay raise, starting with their September paychecks. Highline paraeducators will now earn a minimum of $25 an hour.
Students were busy getting ready for their futures outside Highline High School this summer. The buzzing of their miter and table saws, sanders and drills was the first clue. An introduction into the construction trades, the ANEW Youth Exploration Program provided the two-week, paid summer training.
This week's Highline Headlines includes information about Standards-Based Grading, school construction updates and two routine immunization clinics.
We want to tell you about a new instructional approach we are using across Highline: Standards-Based Grading (SBG). Standards-based grading measures your student's progress toward the learning goals for their grade, as determined by the state of Washington.
Highline Public Schools is partnering with Stepping Stone Pediatrics to host two free vaccination clinics on September 22 and October 5.
Help raise funds for the Highline Schools Foundation at the 2023 Burien Brat Trot on Saturday, October 7. Register to run or walk a new 5k route that starts at Town Square Park in downtown Burien followed by the annual Oktoberfest celebration.. Create a team to receive a discount code for registration. When registering, make sure to note your Highline school affiliation. The school with the most affiliated runners will win $500 for their school or PTA.
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Highline has 18 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 4 comprehensive high schools serving neighborhoods in Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and White Center. Families may also want to explore our 7 choice schools or multiple alternative education options.