Each member of our 160+ staff plays a keys role in maintaining our facilities. We are all dedicated and committed to providing a safe, clean and well maintained environment for our staff and students.
The maintenance staff is comprised of 37 talented and highly experienced individuals, who maintain over 2.5 million square feet of building space. Each member serves in 1 of 11 different trade and craft-oriented areas.
- What to do if I see graffiti at my child’s school?
- Are helium balloons permitted in the schools?
- How do I report exterior lighting that is still turned on, during the day, when school is not in session?
- Is the public allowed to use district ladders or man lifts, to decorate the school(s) for an event(s), i.e. school dance?
The grounds crew are 13 highly dedicated team members who maintain 600+ acres of grounds, athletic fields, and playground equipment; and, are our first-responders during inclement weather. Our district is divided into 3 zones: North, Center and South.
- A tree/bush has fallen on my property, from district property. What do I do?
- Since the Grounds staff is already mowing the school, can they mow my yard adjacent to the property?
- How often do the grounds get fertilized?
- Are grounds technicians trained in applying pesticides?
- What pesticides are used on school grounds?
- Does Facilities have an inclement weather plan?
The Highline custodial staff is 100+ hard-working and devoted members who are our eyes and ears at each site; making sure our students have a safe and sanitary environment to learn in.
Our warehouse team is a group of courteous and friendly employees, consisting of 4 drivers and 1 Warehouse Lead. They are responsible for the safe transport of our district’s Nutrition Services goods, courier/district mail, and requested supplies for events, manage the district surplus storage and act as central receiving for all locations, as needed.
Our conservation policy and procedures support resource conservation helps us save money, so funds can be redirected to students and classrooms. Resource conservation also provides opportunities for students to learn to be wise stewards of resources. Our energy conservation efforts from September 2015 through January 2018 have resulted in energy cost avoidance of over $575,000. We are working to gather water data and will provide cost avoidance figures once complete.