We continue to monitor COVID activity data published by Public Health - Seattle & King County. As of the time of this posting, King County continues to experience a resurgence in COVID-19 cases.
Superintendent Enfield's message to families on Wednesday touched a nerve that taps into the frustration and anger many of us a feeling right now. Dr. Enfield has a few words about that, and she also shares some good news about vaccination for Highline staff
You are invited to a series of learning circles offered in partnership with the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe. During the series, participants will learn about the Muckleshoot people, their history, culture and language.
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and the Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM) have released a new report exploring how to minimize COVID-19 in schools and mitigate its spread in schools and the community.
Among the key findings, adhering to safety measures can limit transmission and the size of outbreaks in schools.
And the nominees are... the Highline Schools Foundation unveiled the 2021 Gold Star Award nominees. This year's list of impressive nominees includes well-deserving teachers, staff, administrators and volunteers. Congratulations to all.
Please read this family message from Superintendent Susan Enfield about in-person hybrid learning.
The community-led Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) got back to work on Wednesday, February 24, shifting their work sessions to Zoom, after pausing their meetings for a year.
A lottery was held on March 1 to select students for our secondary schools that require an application or a program transfer. This includes CHOICE Academy, Big Picture Schools, Highline Virtual Academy, Maritime High School, Raisbeck Aviation High School (RAHS) and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program offered at Mount Rainier High School (MRHS).
Our Social-Emotional Learning Team offers these strategies for helping your child through uncertain times. More information, examples, and tools can be found on our SEL for families page.
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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.