Highline Headlines include information about winter break, alternate bus routes, Schools of Choice information sessions, special needs PTA and an invite to a Social Emotional Learning community meeting.
This year, our Social Emotional Learning (SEL) team is engaging with students, staff, families and our community in a Community Advisory Process (CAP) to learn from our community about their hopes for and experiences with Social Emotional Learning Instruction in Highline.
In January, we will begin our annual budget development process. We will experience a shrinking of our resources for 2023-24, as our one-time federal COVID-relief dollars will be spent by the end of this school year.
Learn more about our budget outlook for next year...
As we are nearing winter break, we want you to have tools to stay healthy. Learn more about upcoming vaccine clinics, test kit distribution and a new test that offers combination rapid testing for COVID & FluA+B.
Did you hear…the federal government distributed millions of dollars to schools to address COVID-related expenses. These are one-time funds to help schools through the challenges of the pandemic. One way we are using these funds is to improve air quality in all of our schools and to purchase cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Inclusive Schools Education Week is December 5-9, and there is much to celebrate about the work being done in Highline.
UPDATE! Due to weather and road conditions, all schools are on a two-hour delay on Thursday, December 1, 2022. Buses will stop at their ALTERNATE BUS STOPS–two hours later than normal.
Stay updated on inclement weather and school closures. Highline Headlines also includes schools of choice information and an 8th-grade event for high school transition.
Highline Virtual Elementary is an online option for students in kindergarten - 5th grade and provides engaging, innovating learning experiences. The school will be hosting an information session for interested families on January 12.
Highline also offers Schools of Choice, a variety of school and program options, each with a specialized focus to meet student interest and need. The application window for secondary schools of choice is open now and runs through January 31. See information night details.
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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 6 choice schools or multiple alternative education options.