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

Latest Coronavirus Updates for Staff

July 29 Staff Webinar

Our second optional staff webinar will be this Wednesday, July 29. This webinar remains a voluntary opportunity to hear updates and learn about our current thinking as we plan to ‘Return to Learn’ in a fully distant model this fall. Please see below for your employee group times, as well as Zoom links for the corresponding webinars

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Affinity Groups

The Highline Affinity Group Committee is continuing to develop the identity-based affinity group program. We acknowledge our staff of color disproportionately carry the burden of equity work, and affinity groups provide a space for staff to connect and talk through shared practices and experiences.

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Wellness Strategy

The long pattern of racist violence in America directed at African Americans persists--brutally and tragically. As we collectively build an anti-racist Highline Public Schools system, we are reflecting on our own practices and how we can dismantle white supremacy culture. The SEL skills of adults and students, and the school culture and climate in which they are developed, have immense impacts on learning, wellness and safety. The guiding principles of SEL, grounded in the whole child movement, were adopted into standards by OSPI in 2019.

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Our Best Selves in Summer and Fall: Continuing the Journey to Wellness

When our social, emotional, economic, safety and basic needs are impacted by the events of the world, it can be incredibly challenging to meet our goals, stay focused and be healthy. As we have highlighted in our #HPSWellness campaign, it is essential that we continue to invest in learning, practicing and sharing our wellness practices with our own families and communities.

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Two staff members meet outside during the pandemic.

These are turbulent times, characterized by illness and injustice. In addition to the impact of COVID-19, recent events in Seattle and across the nation remind us all of the deeper and more lethal virus of racism and its impact. 

As an HR department, we recognize that our staff members may be feeling the cumulative effects of the multiple stressors we are facing. If you need assistance, we have resources to support you.

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