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

Office Hours:

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

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

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Elementary Schedule (Non-Dual Language)

Teacher Day:

* 60-minute synchronous content block typically have 15-20 minutes of live Zoom for the whole group, followed by the teacher leading small breakout groups. Younger students may build up to these times as they develop longer attention spans on Zoom.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 

9:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. 
(8:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. teacher time)

  • Welcome Circle (30)
  • Integrated Literacy - Group A (60)*
  • Integrated Literacy - Group B (60)*
  • Duty Free Lunch (30)
  • Planning (45)
  • Math - Group A (60)*
  • Math - Group B (60)*
  • Daily summary & individual/family check-ins (30)
  • Non-instructional time (75)

TOTAL: 450 minutes

Wednesday

9:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
(8:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. teacher time)

  • Welcome Circle (30)
  • Math - Group A (60)
  • Math - Group B (60)
  • Duty Free Lunch (30)
  • Planning (60)
  • Principal Directed Professional Learning (60)
  • Collaborative Planning (150)

TOTAL: 450 minutes

Example Student Day

This student in Group A starts the year in full distance learning and will attend in-person Monday and Tuesday when it is safe to do so, continuing with remote learning on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Charter, RULER, SEL Strategy, Goal Setting
(30 min)
Welcome Circle Welcome Circle Welcome Circle Welcome Circle Welcome Circle
Synchronous Literacy Lesson* &
Small Groups**
(60 min)
Integrated Literacy
(w/SS, Science, Race & Identity)
Integrated Literacy
(w/SS, Science, Race & Identity)
Asynchronous Literacy work
(60 min)
Integrated Literacy
(w/SS, Science, Race & Identity)
Integrated Literacy
(w/SS, Science, Race & Identity)
Asynchronous Work
(60 min)
Literacy Work Literacy Work -- Literacy Work Literacy Work
Specialist Time
(45 min)
Music, PE, Library, Counselor Music, PE, Library, Counselor Music, PE, Library, Counselor Music, PE, Library, Counselor Music, PE, Library, Counselor
Lunch
(30 min)
Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
Synchronous Math Lesson &
Small Groups**
(60 min)
Math Math Math Math Math
Asynchronous
(60 min)
Math Practice Math Practice Asynchronous Math work 
(60 min)
Math Practice Math Practice
Summary & Check-ins***
(10 min)
Individual Check-ins Individual Check-ins   Individual Check-ins Individual Check-ins
Breaks & Transitions
(35 min)
Breaks & Transitions Breaks & Transitions Breaks & Transitions Breaks & Transitions Breaks & Transitions

*When possible Sped teachers are co-teaching

**Small group synchronous support based on student formative assessment. 20-30 minutes each group.  (Provided by teacher, para educators, specialists, interventionists). SDI for Speech, Motor and/or Academics can be supported.

***Seesaw summary of weekly schedule and check-in with individual students or small groups of students to ensure all are successful and ready for the next day