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

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Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

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Family Update for April 1

Watch for Teacher Communication

Teachers are reaching out to all students and families as part of our new distance learning plan. Please be on the lookout to ensure you don’t miss anything.

  1. Pay attention to blocked phone calls. For privacy, teachers may block their caller ID from personal cell phones when contacting you. If teachers miss you, they will leave a voicemail. 
  2. Don’t delete or skim over emails from “Synergy No Reply.” Teachers are sending messages through Synergy, our student information system. You will receive an alert by email. The email will come from Synergy, rather than the teacher’s name. To view the message, open the email and click the link.  
  3. Download ParentVUE & StudentVUE. Our mobile apps for students and families allow you to message teachers quickly, check grades and other information. Find these in your phone’s app store
  4. Reach out to teachers and principals directly. Don’t feel like you have to wait to hear from our teachers. If you have a question or need something, please email or call them directly. Contact information, including emails and phone numbers, is available for all teachers in the staff directory of each school website. 

Free & Low-cost Internet Resources

Here are some free and low-cost internet options for families.


Comcast is offering its Internet Essentials program free to new, qualified customers for 60 days. To apply, visit the Internet Essentials website (option to video chat with customer service agents in American Sign Language.) Or call 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish.


Xfinity has opened up hot spots to the public for free. WiFi hotspots in out-of-home locations are available for free to anyone. Learn more on the Xfinity website.


CenturyLink offers a low-cost internet option for qualifying low-income customers. Learn more about the program, including qualifications on the CenturyLink website.

Meal Site Update

The meal site at Evergreen High School is closing tomorrow, Thursday, April 2. Families and students are encouraged to stop by the meal site at nearby Cascade Middle School from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m.

Next week during spring break, meals will be served by community partners at different locations. We will share more information and locations tomorrow.

Spring Break April 6-10

A reminder that next week is spring break. Teachers and classified support staff will not be working or communicating with students and families.

Census 2020

Today is Census Day! Please complete the census online. You should have received a mailing from the U.S. Census Bureau with your household’s unique code. The census is a count of everyone living in the U.S. It is critical that everyone is counted--funding for schools, community services, and representation in Congress depends on it!. It is completely anonymous and confidential. Your information will not be shared.