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

Office Hours:

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


The health and safety of our students and staff is paramount, and we are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19.

Although the spread of COVID-19 appears to have started in China, it is important to remember that Coronavirus infection is not connected to any race, ethnicity, or nationality.  We will not make assumptions about a student’s or staff member’s risk of illness based on any of these factors. Misinformation about coronavirus can create fear and hostility that harms people and makes it harder to keep everyone healthy. 

Latest Coronavirus Updates for Staff

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If you or a staff member you know of has tested positive for COVID-19 and has NOT had contact with staff or students since schools closed on March 13, you do not need to report this to the school district. If you are reporting to work at a school district site please follow these steps. 

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As our use with Zoom increases each day, we have found an issue where uninvited guests can access your meeting—this is called “zoom bombing." Learn how to prevent this from happening to your call.

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The school closure has brought a lot of change for all of us working in Highline. Some Highline staff continue to work on-site, others are adjusting to working from home, but all are working in new ways. That means we have to pay special attention to maintaining relationships with each other, our students and our families. Here are some reminders about how our conduct while working at home impacts the community in which we work--and where many of us live. 

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Good Hygiene

Please remind your student of the importance of following good hygiene practices that prevent the spread of communicable diseases:

  • Cover your coughs and sneezes with a sleeve or a tissue.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds, or use alcohol hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick. See our guidelines for when to stay home.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.