Read about our budget outlook, an opportunity to give feedback on biology and health materials, a school construction update and next week’s meals.
Innovation Heights Academy is transforming student lives with a new program model that emphasizes credit recovery, wellness, and interest-driven learning. In the first year of the new school, students and staff are already seeing the results. See how the school ensures its students are seen, valued, and supported to reach their full potential.
Hey, juniors*! Ready to dive into your future? Join us on March 27 for FutureU at Green River College, a field trip designed to give you a glimpse into life after high school options. Explore a world of opportunities waiting for you beyond graduation.
Eight million dollars is a lot to cut from our district budget. What will that look like and feel like next year when those reductions are real?
While the cuts are concentrated in central office, reductions to central positions and services will have some impact at the school level.
Tyee seniors in Rose Johnson's Civics class got a visit from SeaTac Mayor Mohamed Egal this week. Mayor Egal shared his insights on serving as an elected local government official.
Get details about budget reductions for 2024-25 when our Business Services staff briefs the school board at a work session on Wednesday, March 6, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
The work session is open to the public. The community is invited to attend or watch online.
We are adopting new materials for biology and health--and we want your input! Your voice is important as we select new instructional materials for high school biology and health for grades K-2 and 6-12. Attend an open house to learn more about the instructional materials under consideration on Tuesday, March 12.
John Taitano walked onto the Tyee job site last fall to ask if Absher Construction was hiring. He already had a construction job, but this was his old high school and close to home. Read about our priority hire program at the Tyee construction project.
Mechanical, electrical and plumbing leads from Highline's Facilities team were invited to review the Pacific Middle School design. Read our February project update.
Our Capital Projects Oversight Committee learned about our construction progress and examined a quarterly financial report for our 2016 and 2022 bond projects at the February 13, 2024 meeting.
Progress is getting visible and exciting at the new Tyee High School construction site where you can see the first walls rising into the air. Check out the photos and read more details.
FLASH (Family Life and Sexual Health) is our adopted curriculum that meets state requirements for sexual health education. You are invited to an education night to review the curriculum materials and learn more about state requirements on March 25.
Learn about our budget outlook for next school year at the board work session, check out our new intercom cameras, read about cyber kidnapping and attend the open houses at Waskowitz and PSSC.
Catch up on Evergreen High School construction progress through the third week of February. Feast your eyes on more photos of the new school buildings, see next steps and check out inclusive hiring data provided by the contractor.
The installation of security intercom cameras is complete or in progress at the main entrances of our schools. Office staff will be able to see and talk to external visitors from their workstation, before unlocking the main door. This system was funded by the 2016 school bond.
Highline Schools Foundation unveiled the 2024 Gold Star Award nominees.This year, 156 nominations were made (for 118 individuals) representing 36 schools, programs, and departments across Highline. The Foundation will celebrate all nominees and announce the winners at the Gold Star Bash on Wednesday, March 27
Safety is our number one priority. Two elementary schools in the Bellevue School District recently reported cyber kidnapping incidents. Cyber kidnapping is a new scam where families are tricked into paying money by making them think a loved one is in danger. Although no cases have been reported in Highline, we are sharing information to help our families stay vigilant and safe.
Our Business Services staff will brief the school board on our financial picture for the 2024-25 school year at a work session on Wednesday, March 6, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. The work session is open to the public. The community is invited to attend or watch online.
No School on Monday, February 19. Read more headlines about the PSSC open house FutureU, School Board meetings, the family income survey and next week’s meals.
Fill out the Family Income Survey to unlock $120 for your child's summer EBT (Electronic benefit transfer) for summer groceries, if you qualify. See the table below to determine if you are eligible. It funds staff at your school and only takes a few minutes of your time.
Each year in February, we recognize the contributions of Black Americans to our nation’s history. Black History Month is an appropriate time to acknowledge that schools have not done a good job of teaching our full American story.
The inclusion of diverse voices in our national story is critical not just for students of color, but for all students.
Every day, students walk to and from school, their bus stops, or just around the neighborhood. Reminding your kids about these safe walking tips helps keep them safe.
If you have a child who will be 5 years old by August 31, it's time to think about kindergarten. The 2024-25 school year is just around the corner, and believe it or not, now is the time to enroll.
Chief Communications Officer Catherine Carbone Rogers intends to retire on June 30.
Read about our upcoming budget cuts, our winter job fair, our Gold Star nomination process and next week’s meals.