After 14 years on the Highline School Board, Bernie Dorsey has resigned, as he and his wife Jill are relocating out of the area. Dorsey received accolades from school board members, Superintendent Susan Enfield and the superintendent's cabinet as his resignation was accepted by the school board.
For the past week and a half, our email system has received an exceptionally high volume of spam, which has caused the system to slow down significantly. Juneteenth has been designated a state and federal holiday.
Dual language students opting for remote will have a limited dual language program. We want to share with you what remote dual language instruction will look like next year.
Our summer meal program will begin Monday, June 28. Families can choose to pick up either weekly meal kits or daily meals.
See below for a free virtual summer learning experience for students in grades K-8 that provides learning in areas such as reading, math, and cooking classes for the family.
It was the graduation celebration the Class of 2021 hoped for... in-person and with their classmates. After more than 15 months apart in remote or hybrid learning, the Class of 2021 was made whole again. Seniors came together in person for the first time since before the pandemic to celebrate the end of high school.
McMicken Heights is one of 38 Washington schools cited in a just-released study of schools that have successfully removed barriers for Black, Latino/a, American Indian/Alaska Native, and students experiencing poverty.
The study concluded that "these schools demonstrate that it is possible to illuminate the strengths of diverse students and dismantle unproductive systems put in place when the US public school system began."
We look forward to celebrating our graduates in person this year. Ceremonies will be at Highline Memorial Stadium and the Highline Performing Arts Center. Read for information on parking, shuttles, ticketing and more.
Nearly 92% of families who made a selection for schooling next fall are choosing to send their students to school in person. Just 832 students--362 elementary and 470 secondary--have requested remote learning for 2021-22.
Check out today’s family message that includes the last day of school and the preliminary results from the Fall Selection Form.
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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 4 choice schools or multiple alternative education options.