The 2023 graduation dates have been announced. Read more information about graduation and save the date for your graduation ceremony.
Thank You, School Board
January is School Board Recognition Month. Let's take this opportunity to thank our school board directors for dedicating their time to leading our schools. A special shout-out goes to our newly elected School Board President Joe Van and Vice President Angelica Alvarez. Both were elected in December and stepped into their new roles this week. Read more about our new board leaders.
Schools of Choice
The schools of choice application window is open through January 31 at 11:00 p.m. Please visit our website to learn more about our schools of choice and your neighborhood schools. You still have time to attend information sessions to learn more about each school. Secondary schools of choice include Big Picture, CHOICE Academy, Highline Virtual Academy, the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Mount Rainier High School, Maritime High School, Raisbeck Aviation High School and Waskowitz Environmental Leadership & Service (WELS) at Tyee High School. Highline Virtual Elementary is available for K-5.
Special Education Information Sessions
Our 2022-23 family liaisons for special education are excited to host two information sessions for all Highline families, students and staff who are interested in learning more about special education. Get an overview of special education and learn about Individual Education Plans.
Nominate a Gold Star in Highline
Do you know someone who has made a significant impact on our students and schools? Perhaps it’s a teacher, principal, counselor, bus driver, custodian or another staff member. Now is the time to nominate them for a 2023 Gold Star Award through the Highline Schools Foundation.
Additional COVID Test Sites Available to Students & Families
We are offering additional COVID test sites as we return from winter break. These test sites will be open every school day through Friday, January 13. In addition to COVID PCR tests and COVID rapid tests, we will also offer BD Triplex tests. These new tests can detect SARS-CoV-2 and Flu A+B. Consent forms for these new tests are available at test sites. See a list of testing site locations and times.
Highline in the News
AXIOS Seattle | Some school districts must wait on electric bus money | READ
The Seattle Times | WA schools want more students to be bilingual; is that goal possible? | READ