School meals are a convenient and healthy option for all families during Distance Learning. We have FREE meals available for ALL children 18 and younger. Check out a message from Superintendent Enfield about the importance of sharing this information with families.
Read our family message sent via email and text on October 22. It includes information on flu vaccine clinics and a news media report on the Highline tech levy.
Highline teachers and staff are working harder than ever. Our students are connected and learning from home. In spite of all the challenges the coronavirus has thrown our way, we are determined to keep on teaching and learning.
Check out the family update for October 14.
See a message from Superintendent Susan Enfield about distance learning.
5th graders, please take this survey regarding band as soon as possible!
Remember the Tech Levy Town Hall is October 12, and the Family Webinar Update on Learning is October 15. Zoom links included.
Enjoy this aerial view of the new Des Moines Elementary School while dreaming about our students all returning in person. We have never been more proud of our Highline community than this year. Thanks for your continued support of Highline Public Schools students and staff!
Superintendent Susan Enfield gives an update on Distance Learning. "After much careful deliberation, the board and I have made the decision that Highline will remain in full distance learning for the first semester of this year."
For National Principals Month we'd like to give a big thank you to our school leaders for your adaptability and perseverance. They make it their life's work to connect with family and students and support our staff so our schools are places where adults and students thrive.
Learn what our Nov. 3 technology levy on election ballots will fund, if approved, and remember to submit communications feedback by Friday, October 9.
Mount Rainier High School’s Bontu Balda, class of 2020, tells her story (and our story) about why we are running Prop. 1--a technology levy--in the November election.
We invite families, staff and community members to log in for a virtual Tech Levy Town Hall on Monday, October 12, from 5:00 to 5:30 p.m. Get informed about Prop. 1, our Highline technology levy on fall election ballots and ask questions.
Check out today’s family message that includes information on upcoming webinars, a tech levy town hall and Instruction on Race and Identity.
Check out the family update for October 2 that includes information on attendance, student insurance and a scholarship for technology camp.
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. You can help us keep our student, staff and district information systems safe from increasing and sophisticated attacks using these resources. Be informed about the tech levy and how it would fund a critical upgrade to district cybersecurity, if approved in November.
Check out the family update for October 1 that includes information on expanded meal kits, a new testing site and a two-minute communications survey.
This family update includes a report back on our latest Thoughtexchange and information on our tech levy.
Information regarding i-Ready Diagnostic Assessment Sept. 28th - Oct. 16th.
Check out the family update for September 22 that includes virtual preschool, registering to vote and our Language Arts Committee.
We have multiple communication platforms teachers are able to use to reach out to you. Your student’s teacher will let you know how they will be communicating with you. Please see the tools below and watch this short video on where to find this information on our website
Teacher-librarian Karen Smith of Des Moines Elementary School needs to continue working from her home, rather than her classroom for her parent's sake. She shared some thoughts with us about Distance Learning this fall and the need for technology. Read her story here.
Check out the update for September 16 that includes information about the learning materials distribution and the Census.
Check out today’s family update that includes information on free COVID testing, enrollment support and a reminder to fill out our Thoughtexchange.