Please read this message from Superintendent Ivan Duran about his listening tour and next steps on the strategic plan development.
Interested in working in your community, for your community? Learn about current and future job opportunities, district culture, schedules, employee benefits and more at our in-person job fair on February 25.
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.
You have choices. Learn more about schools of choice and your neighborhood school at an information session this January. The application window for secondary schools of choice closes January 31.
In addition to neighborhood schools Highline also offers a virtual elementary school. The Highline Virtual Elementary application window for the 2023-24 school year closes January 31 at 11:00 p.m. Learn more at an info night on January 12.
We are grateful to our families for being valued partners as we work together to educate students in Highline. One of our priorities is to support students in developing life skills. Over the next several weeks, students in grades 3-12 will be asked to reflect on their own skills.
Did you hear…the federal government distributed millions of dollars to schools to address COVID-related expenses. These are one-time funds to help schools through the challenges of the pandemic. One way we are using these funds is to improve air quality in all of our schools and to purchase cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Highline Virtual Elementary is an online option for students in kindergarten - 5th grade and provides engaging, innovating learning experiences. The school will be hosting an information session for interested families on January 12.
Highline also offers Schools of Choice, a variety of school and program options, each with a specialized focus to meet student interest and need. The application window for secondary schools of choice is open now and runs through January 31. See information night details.
The 2022 bond is passing at an overwhelming 68.8 percent approval rate. Take a moment to savor this historic milestone by watching our "Thank You, Voters!" video featuring students saying "Thank you, Voters!" in three languages.
At Des Moines Elementary, we value each of the roles within our community. We view students, families, teachers, and staff as integral components to ongoing success. We see every member of our community as having something to offer, something to gain, and many ways to demonstrate success.