Our state revenue will be down next year due to declining enrollment. By taking strategic cuts--including about $1 million from central office--and drawing down our savings, we were able to keep school-based staffing reductions to a minimum.
Please see the transportation plan for the Equity Symposium & Kickoff at Mount Rainier High School. Mount Rainier High School parking will be reserved for MRHS staff, presenters and symposium staff.
For the past several years, our focus has been on professional development. We are now turning our focus to strong instructional materials that support standards-based instruction.
This year, more than 60 students in second through fourth grades graduated from the Team Read program at Hazel Valley and Midway. Team Read pairs students who are reading at least one year below grade level with trained teen coaches. They meet for one-on-one tutoring after school and during the summer.
All children, 18 years old and younger, can eat free breakfast, lunch and snacks during the summer through the federally-funded Summer Food Service Program.
Security will launch a new safety notification system starting July 1. It is important that all staff update their emergency information in Employee Online to receive vital communications.
More students in Highline are graduating bilingual and biliterate than ever before! Over 220 students in the Class of 2019 received the Seal of Biliteracy at graduation.
Four of our seniors took a step back before they walked across the graduation stage. Each visited their elementary school to surprise a teacher and say thank you for the lasting impact they made. We captured these special and heartfelt moments on video to share with you.
Our community-led Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) members plan to recommend to the school board on June 26 that the next school bond include rebuilding Evergreen and Tyee high schools and Pacific Middle School.
If you have something hiding in the corner of your office that you don’t want to trash but is a relic of an earlier project or event, the museum may be interested.
Find out who to contact if a student or staff device is lost or stolen. Learn how we decide if a loss is covered or if the user is responsible for the cost of the item.
Chinook Middle School physical education teacher Reid Sundblad is the 2019 Regional Teacher of the Year, representing King and Pierce counties. This honor makes Sundblad a candidate for the Washington State Teacher of the Year award, which will be announced this fall.
Our health coverage is changing. The state is consolidating all school district health insurance plans into a single plan, under new state law. Here’s when you can expect to hear from us—and important upcoming dates—to enroll in School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) Program benefits.
Students can see the relevance of what they are doing in the classroom and tie it to their college and career interests.
The Personalized Learning and Data & Assessment teams analyzed our current digital tools. Check to see which tools will be available in 2019-20. Find out how to get a digital tool you want to use approved.
This summer, get 10% off on Wednesdays from July 10 to September 11.
Laura Fairchild referred a friend and won!
Check out the training dates for August and learn what to do with your current materials and how the new materials will be distributed.
The Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 19, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Central Office.
Our high schools will transition to a five-period-day trimester system in September 2020. Here is an update on how we are preparing.
Room listening devices, such as Amazon’s Alexa and Echo or Google Home, cannot be used in our classrooms, offices or on the network.
Starting in January 2020, we will offer online enrollment to families using our new student information system, Synergy. Online enrollment will increase enrollment access and options for families.
All staff and secondary students who have Windows and/or Chromebooks need to change their password before June 22.
Save the date for our summer professional learning and welcome-back events.
Western Washington University is offering certificated staff a pathway to become school leaders.