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

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

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Latest News

Here are the latest updates for staff on coronavirus and its impact on our schools. 

Latest Coronavirus Updates for Staff

Mom and students on the first day of school wearing masks.

We have answers to questions about our return to in-person learning this fall. The questions were generated during and after the informational webinar for families regarding the start of school. We have posted answers to the questions rated as most important by participants.

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Students in school.

Families are being asked to indicate if they will send their students to school in person for the 2021-22 school year or elect a remote option. We are planning for a full reopening of all schools for students PreK through 12. We also recognize some families have health concerns that may lead them to choose remote learning.

All families are being sent a link to a selection form. It must be completed by May 27.

Read More about Families Select Learning Mode for 2021-22

We continue to monitor COVID activity data published by Public Health - Seattle & King County. As of the time of this posting, King County continues to experience a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. 

Read More about COVID-19 Trends
Student in school

Are you wondering how many secondary students chose to return for in-person learning? The data is in. Of those responding, around 40% of students are choosing hybrid learning, and 60% prefer to stay remote. We are still waiting to hear back from some families and expect those numbers to change slightly.

Due to how secondary instruction is structured in content areas, all requests approved by Human Resources were level 4 high-risk requests. HR is working with individuals who did not receive approval to explore further options prior to considering a leave.

Read More about Secondary Student Responses and Staff Accommodations
Staff Webinar on Ventilation

All staff are invited to a webinar on Friday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m. This is your opportunity to hear directly from Sid White, Director of Facilities Services, about air quality and ventilation in our school buildings and mitigation measures to ensure ventilation meets COVID safety standards. 

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A message from Superintendent Susan Enfield

It is almost one year to the day since the pandemic closed our school buildings to students, staff and families. Today we welcomed back Pre-K, kindergarten and first-grade students, as well as students in our IAC program in grades K-12 across the district.

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Focusing on Boundaries

As we continue to navigate this ever-changing school year amid double pandemics of COVID-19 and racism, much of what is going on in the world is out of our control. However, one place where we can exert power is through the boundaries we set. Learn types of boundaries and what actions to take to create yours.

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Families as SEL Experts

As we continue to support students during remote and hybrid learning across our system, our partnerships with families are more important than ever. To support family partnerships around SEL, we continue to update resources for families and staff. Explore the resources.

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