Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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February 5, 2023
Let's Build! Learn Our Next Steps
Superintendent Thanks CFAC
How to Track Our Progress
HHS Earns Design Award
Seattle Times Mention
CFAC Focus on Future

November 20, 2022
Thank You: Voters Say Yes at 68.8%
CFAC Returns to Planning for Future

October 23, 2022
Bond on Nov. 8 Ballot;
Last Virtual Bond Meeting is Nov. 3;
3 Schools: Designs/Site Conditions/Stories/Quotes;
Equity for All 4 HS Service Areas;
CFAC "Keeps Our Promise;"
 Glacier Mural Dedication;
Ellie Daneshnia's Journey

September 20, 2022
Bond Info Meetings;
Enter Lottery for Bond Advisory;
10 HHS Student Voices;
HHS Solar Panels;
Electric Buses;
 Tyee Mascot Retires;
Tyee School Designs

July 11, 2022
Board Places Bond on Fall Ballot;
HHS Celebrates New Building;
HHS Design Wins Award;
HHS History Wall Goes Online;
Student: New Building Inspires;
 Tyee Mascot Retirement & New School Design Info Night

May 25, 2022
Board Hears Bond Recommendation;
See the Design for Pacific;
Integrus Visits Tyee Class to Discuss School Design;
Southern Heights Farewell;
HHS Opening Year Celebration

April 23, 2022
RSVP: June 15 HHS Opening Event;
CFAC Votes to Recommend Bond;
2016 Bond: Oversight Committee ;
Tech Levy: Promethean Panels Districtwide;
Bond Planners Dive into Data;
Advisory Group Tours 8 Schools

March 12, 2022
3 Design-only Bond Projects:
See New Tyee Design;
See New Evergreen Design & Learn About Pacific Design Status;
Bond Planners Dive into Data;
Advisory Group Tours 8 Schools

February 5, 2022
HHS Students’ Solar Dream Wins Grant & School Board Approval;
EHS Design Team Shares Sketches;
Advisory Group Tours 5 Schools;
Committee Tracks 2016 Bond;

November 18, 2021
360-degree Photos of HHS Interior;
HHS T-shirts: Thank You, Voters!
300 Take Self-Guided Tours;
Tyee Designers Back to Work;
Facilities Advisory Group to Tour;
FAQ: Why is Southern Heights Recommended for Closure?

October 16, 2021
HHS Offers Self-guided Tours;
Grand Opening Events Postponed;
Rod Sheffer Retires After 46 Years;
CFAC Lottery Adds New Members;
Levy Town Hall & Live Q&A;
FAQ: Why are Moshier Field and parking lot under construction?

September 15, 2021
It's a Grand, New Pirate Ship!
Hilltop Building & Rain Garden;
Lottery for Facilities Advisory;
Levies & Bonds;
HHS Students Lead Charge for Solar;
FAQ: New HHS tennis courts open?
FAQ: What schools are at OIympic?

June 6, 2021
Pirates Visit Their New Ship;
CFAC: Create Future Facilities Plan;
District Buys & Sells Properties;
FAQ: Why don't I see Evergreen, Tyee or Pacific on list of 11 older sites being prioritized?

March 20, 2021
Pirate's Tour of New HHS;
Prioritizing 11 Older Schools;
HHS Tennis Coach Cuts Ribbon;
FAQ: When will other older schools be replaced and why so long?

January 16, 2021HHS: Something Old, Something New...
Oversight Committee;
Hilltop Gets 4 Classrooms;
Hilltop Gets Additional Building;
Olympic Interim Site's Next Life;
FAQ: Will the stained-glass pirate be re-installed in the main entrance?

October 11, 2020
What a Year It's Been! Part 2...
HHS Opens Fall 2021;
HHS Courts Turn Purple;
Hilltop Gets Additional Building;
Des Moines Aerial Photo;
Evergreen Field Unrolled;
FAQ: When does a new levy NOT increase taxes?
FAQ: Do all the students have devices now?

June 3, 2020
What a Year It's Been!
HHS Tennis Courts at Sunnydale;
Design Meetings: 3 Schools;
Evergreen Field: Lights & Synthetic;
FAQ: When is the next school bond?
FAQ: Why run a tech levy?

April 18, 2020
COVID: Work Continues at HHS;
Digging New Evergreen Field;
Design Meetings Go Virtual;
CFAC Planning Pauses

February 23, 2020
CFAC Looks Forward 10 Years;
See Our Schools: Tour Invitation;
HHS Progress Photos Every Week;
Non-Bond: Evergreen Field;
Designing 3 More Schools;
FAQ: Status of Locks Project

January 5, 2020
Gym Walls & 3rd Floor Rise at HHS;
Updating HHS Logo for New School;
Planning for Future School Bonds;
Top 12 Construction Milestones

November 24, 2019
HHS: Structural Steel & 2,300 Piers;
3 Schools Start Design Process;
CFAC Elects New Leaders;
CFAC Lottery Results;
FAQ: When Will Evergreen, Tyee & Pacific Buildings Be on Ballot?

November 2, 2019
Glacier Grand Opening;
CFAC Lottery Call;
HHS Builders Are Busy;
Bricks of Highline;
FAQ: Was Equity Part of Boundaries?

October 13, 2019
2 New Schools on Time & on Budget;
300 Tour New, Larger Des Moines;
Glacier Grand Opening Oct. 24;
CFAC Lottery: Planning for Future;
Speaker at Openings 50 Years Apart;
HHS Alum David Sabey's Hopes;
FAQ: Building Design Committees?

September 8, 2019
It's Grand Opening Time;
Des Moines: September 26, RSVP;
Glacier: October 24, RSVP;
Demolishing HHS, Saving Terracotta;
Pirates Take Over Olympic;
2 Classroom Buildings Installed;
FAQ: Why No HHS Bricks?

June 30, 2019
Next Bond Proposed to Board;
Peek Inside Glacier Middle School;
Architects: Evergreen, Tyee, Pacific;
Oversight & 2016 Bond Report;
Council & Board Tour Des Moines;
Farewell Photos + Videos;
FAQ: When is Demolition at HHS?

May 27, 2019
Pirates Bid Farewell to 1924;
Bond Recommendation for Board;
Students Cut Ribbon @ Olympic;
New Classroom Buildings;
Staff Tours New Des Moines;
Do You Remember When?

April 4, 2019
Olympic Ribbon Cutting;
360 Degrees of Glacier;
New Des Moines ES Takes Shape;
HHS Alumni & Community Day;
Building Our Next Bond;
Celebrating Des Moines ES

March 24, 2019
Life at Olympic;
Classroom Locks Coming;
Glacier Grows;
Bird's Eye View;
Building Our Next Bond;
Save the Dates

February 18, 2019
Architects Reveal HHS Design;
CFAC Takes a Look;
Schools in the Snow;
What Will Middle School Be Like?
Hello & Goodbye Events

January 26, 2019
Final Beam at Glacier: Video ;
What CFAC is Talking About;
HHS Final Design Reveal -- Feb. 7;
Oversight Committee Keeps Tabs;
Photo Album: Bird's Eye View

December 8, 2018
A Story in Photographs: 4 Projects;
Boundaries Change;
Middle School Expands

September 15, 2018
Bond Buys New Schools,
Paint, Play Tiles, Roofing & More:
Read Progress Report

June 30, 2018
Boundaries Adopted;
New Website > School Construction;
Boundaries FAQ

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