Volunteer. Student advocate. Leader. These are just a few words to describe our school board members. Our five board members volunteer their time and energy to lead our public schools and ensure students graduate prepared for the future they choose. During these especially challenging times, we appreciate their commitment to serving our students, staff, families and community.
Experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have a known exposure? Make an appointment at one of Highline's testing sites. You can also now order at-home tests for free through the federal governement.
With staff absences trending down this week, we will begin to dial back the number of central office staff being deployed to schools starting next week. We will continue to monitor COVID cases and absences and will increase school support again if needed.
Learn the considerations for shifting to remote and watch Superintendent Enfield's video message on the outlook for the coming weeks.
You can now order at-home tests for free. Each home is eligible for four at-home tests.
Make sure to order your tests now so you have them when you need them.
While we remain committed to keeping our students in school, we must prepare for the possibility of switching all schools to remote learning for a short period of time. If we need to make this transition, we will notify you by email and text with as much advance notice as possible.
Please read this family update for Friday, January 14.
It’s looking a whole lot like the 2016 school bond is coming in on time and on budget, despite some pesky equipment delays due to COVID-19. Find out what the Capital Projects Oversight Committee learned in January.
Here is a summary of updated guidance on quarantine and isolation, based on recently updated guidance from the Washington State Department of Health. The guidance is effective Tuesday, January 18 and applies to cases from the week of January 10, 2022.
It's report card time for Highline! We invite you to dig deep into data and track our progress using our interactive annual report. Our digital report card includes metrics that show how we are doing in becoming a more equitable school system. View results by goal, school, year and student group. Scroll over numbers and graphs, and read pop-ups with more information.
Our director of Camp Waskowitz and WELS, Dr. Roberta McFarland, has announced she will retire at the end of this school year. Dr. McFarland’s leadership of Camp Waskowitz for nearly 25 years has built upon and strengthened the long legacy of Camp Waskowitz in our community and beyond. She developed and has been a tireless advocate for our WELS program. We are grateful for her leadership.
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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.