With the new school year around the corner, we couldn’t be more excited to welcome our new superintendent, Dr. Ivan Duran, to the Highline team. To help you get to know Dr. Duran, we invite you to watch this story.
We want you to be ready for the start of the school year. Here are nine things to do as you get ready for the first day of school.
Here is a look at the 2022-23 school calendar. These dates and breaks are reflected on our website calendar.
We celebrated our first three electric school buses with a ribbon cutting on Thursday. Superintendent Duran rode the bus to Seahurst Elementary School with guests and staff to watch some of our brilliant JumpStart kindergarten students hop on the shiny, new bus and wave goodbye after their second day of JumpStart.
All school buildings will be closed on August 23. Read this week's Highline Headlines with important back-to-school information.
Join a curriculum adoption committee for the 2022-23 school year. In addition to continuing the adoption process for 6-12 music, K-8 science and upper-level math, new committees are being formed for a biology and health curriculum adoption. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on September 16.
Today's headlines: Get support with enrollment and ParentVUE, save the date for the first day of school 2022, learn about the Prop. 1 School Bond, and sign up for voluntary student accident insurance.
"The design of the new school makes me feel special, like we earned the school."
“Safety-wise this school is a lot better than the old Highline High School. With automatically locking classroom doors, it was even hard to pull a senior prank."
Tyee alumni from across the decades gathered with staff, students and community partners to mark the transition from Totems to Titans.
Highline Headlines: Get support with online enrollment and ParentVUE set up. This is the last week of Free Summer Meals.
"My favorite places at the new high school are the music practice rooms."
"I think school should be a fun, safe, clean place, because we spend a good chunk of our day here, from six to eight hours, and as an athlete, I spend up to 10 hours here some days. Kids should want to come to school and be proud of what their school looks like."
It is a great honor to begin my role as your new superintendent. The opportunity to serve Highline’s students, staff, families, and community is a source of great joy, excitement, and optimism. Thank you again to our school board for its confidence in my leadership. I am also extremely grateful for the tremendous legacy of excellence created by the school board, Dr. Enfield, and the district’s leadership, educators, staff, and community.
See headlines about school options for 2022-23, summer meals and ORCA pass.
Help us retire the Tyee Totem mascot and introduce the Titan mascot in a ceremony. Tour the campus, see the design plans for constructing a new school and learn about the November school construction bond on local ballots.
High School Students: Join us for a day of workshops and summer fun to kick off your post-high school planning!
Our new Highline High School is an award winner. Bassetti Architects won the 2022 Polished Apple Award for educational design from the Washington chapter of the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) for its work on HHS.
"I think replacing the old building with a modern learning facility has definitely impacted students like myself in a positive way," --Anni Tadesse, Highline High School Class of 2022
Read about the HHS Opening Year Celebration & Ribbon Cutting on June 15. Get links to the livestream, more event photos, alumni recollections and the online HHS History Wall!
This week’s Highline Headlines include information about the final director district boundary map, free summer meals, a 2022 bond announcement and a 4th of July reminder.
The Highline School Board voted unanimously to place the next school bond on November 2022 election ballots. If approved by 60 percent of voters, the bond would fund new schools for Evergreen, Tyee and Pacific.
The Highline Public Schools Board of Directors placed a school construction and improvement bond on the fall election ballot. The district seeks individuals interested in joining pro or con committees. Committees are responsible for writing statements for and against the bond in the voters pamphlet.
We are hosting college campus visits for rising seniors on Wednesdays from July 13 to August 3.
Check out this article on Maritime High School in the South Sound Magazine.