Check out Student Activities and the Counselor's Corner, which features free workshops for parents and educators.
Based on public health recommendations, we intend to continue phasing in students to in-person learning on March 1. We are asking families with students in PreK-5 or our IAC program (K-12) to commit to hybrid or fully remote instruction by January 29. To do so, please fill out the commitment form below for each of your students in PreK-5 or our IAC program (K-12). If your student is in an IAC program in K-5th grade, please fill out the elementary form.
We want to share an update on athletics. Unfortunately, all middle school sports are canceled for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. High school sports will resume. We are following health guidelines to ensure our students and coaches are safe.
This week we announced our plans to bring elementary and more students with special needs back into school buildings, beginning March 1. Why now and why March 1? Superintendent Susan Enfield answers that question.
Do you know a child who will be five years old on or before August 31? Maybe it's your neighbor, family friend or even your own child. Help us spread the word: families can enroll their incoming kindergarten student starting February 1 for the 2021-22 school year.
Based on public health recommendations, we intend to continue phasing in students to in-person learning on March 1.
News for a new year! This issue includes important updates for families in English, Somali and Spanish.
Get information on how to nominate someone for a Gold Star Award from the Highline Schools Foundation, and how to register for free, virtual after-school art classes.
Here are some important dates regarding our free meal program during Distance Learning. Please note, weekly meal kit pickup days have moved from Mondays to Wednesdays.
Join us for one of our family information sessions on January 14 to learn details on elementary students returning to in-person learning. Both sessions will contain the same information.
High school students across Highline found connection and inspiration around a virtual campfire on a December weekend in 2020. It was a powerful and moving end of a not-so-normal fall at Camp Waskowitz. Starting Spring 2021, WELS has enrollment openings in its innovative, project-based program for students currently in grades 10-11. Ninth grade students also are invited to learn about WELS and to enroll for the 2021-22 school year.
School news and resources available to families over the break...
To avoid crowding our clinics and hospitals with people experiencing COVID-like symptoms, public health officials are recommending that people get vaccinated for influenza as early as possible. Sign up today for a free flu vaccination clinic at Evergreen High School on Tuesday, December 29.
This fall, we announced our seventh straight year of rising graduation rates. The Class of 2020 graduated at 83.8 percent, the highest rate in recent Highline Public Schools history. This is especially notable since seniors spent their final three months of high school in distance learning.
It's report card time for Highline Public Schools, and this year our interactive annual report includes more data than ever. We have expanded our online district report card to include metrics that show how we are doing in becoming a more equitable school system.
Please take a moment to read through an update about planning for in-person learning and take a short survey if you have an elementary student.
2020 Yearbook on sale for $30! Take the student survey!
Winter Break food resources, new distance learning tools, and MUCH more...
The holiday season and the dark winter months that follow can be a difficult time for many people. This year, isolation due to the pandemic may intensify the depression or sadness people may already be feeling.
We want to make sure we have the correct information on file for you and your child. Having up to date information is important.
Do you work with or for a person who has made a significant contribution in Highline? The Highline Schools Foundation would like to recognize their work. Take this opportunity to give recognition to the outstanding staff and volunteers in Highline
While we cannot yet predict a firm date when we will be able to return students and staff to school buildings, we are developing a plan now. We want to be ready as early as February if public health conditions allow a safe reopening. Please look for a survey here or in your email next week.
Here are some important dates regarding our free meal program during Distance Learning. Please note, weekly meal kit pickup days will be moving from Mondays to Wednesdays in January 2021.
Please use this Power or Internet Outage plan to continue distance learning during these unexpected events. Student attendance during these unexpected events will be determined based on evidence of participation in independent or offline learning activities.