Do you need help paying for a classroom project, buying a new set of books or going on a workplace field trip? The Highline Schools Foundation wants to help YOU! Now is the time to apply for an Excel or Impact grant. Any staff member—teachers, principals, paraeducators, bus drivers, recess monitors—can apply.
Join Highline Schools Foundation for their annual Oktoberfest Dinner & Auction on Friday, October 25 at the Normandy Park Cove.
Highline School Board President Bernie Dorsey is the recipient of the 2019 Laura Smith Brown Children’s Champion Award. Parent Trust for Washington Children selected Dorsey for the award to recognize his work as founder of the Conscious Fathering program.
Human Resources is facilitating drop-in enrollment assistance on Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Central Office computer lab.
By now our schools have completed the i-Ready fall diagnostic testing for grades K-8 and Istation testing for grades K-5 in dual language classrooms. Now we can take action on the results.
We want your input as we update our Equity Policy and Procedures and develop a new Workplace Environment and Culture Policy.
Join an identity-based affinity group to help disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices in Highline.
Partner with students and families to improve school engagement. Apply to be a part of the Community Truancy Board by Friday, October 18.
Join Dr. Bracket, a co-creator of the RULER approach, for a reading of his new book “Permission to Feel” at Raisbeck Aviation on Wednesday, November 6 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Join PSESD for an Educator Pathways Event to learn about alternative pathways to earn a full Washington teacher residency certification.
More paraeducator professional development dates have been added to the PD calendar on collab.
We continue to make progress toward implementing the trimester schedule in fall 2020. Our instructional specialists are gearing up to work on framework and curricular revisions to support teachers and students in the transition to the trimester schedule.
You are invited to Educator Night at the Museum on October 8 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
By Doug Judge, Director of SEL
In August, OSPI released standards, benchmarks and indicators (SBIs) for Social Emotional Learning (SEL). These were developed in partnership with the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL), whose framework we have used to guide our work as a district. The six new OSPI SEL standards closely align with the five CASEL standards.
The deadline to register or update your registration online or by mail is October 28 for the November 2019 election.
Librarian Karen Smith and 5th grade student Sahiba Minhas helped Principal Rick Wisen and district leaders cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the new Des Moines Elementary School. 300+ community members toured the new school.
See our graduation dates for the class of 2020. Due to construction at Highline Memorial Field, graduations will be held at ShoWare Center for Highline, Evergreen and Tyee high schools.
Tukwila School District is the latest school district to fall victim to an email scam. KING5 News reports that public school districts are being targeted for phishing attacks.
Highline Public Schools wants to show appreciation to our senior citizens for their longtime support of our schools. Our Highline Gold Pass provides free admission to middle and high school home games and school performances. To qualify, you must be 65 or older and live within Highline Public Schools boundaries.
Open enrollment for employee benefits begins October 1. All eligible employees are required to enroll or waive benefits by November 15. Coverage through the Statewide Employee Benefits Board (SEBB) will begin on January 1.
Dr. Marc Brackett welcomes Highline educators to an afternoon discussion on the power of emotions.
Highline was selected by DonorsChoose.org as one of its first partner school districts. The official partnership between will help ensure funding goals are in sync with district strategy and operations.
We will launch ParentVUE and StudentVUE on Monday, October 7. ParentVUE and StudentVUE are part of our new Synergy student information system.
We are launching a process to select new materials for K-12 Language Arts and want you to be part of the process. Committees will form a process for how materials are evaluated, the frequency of material updates as well as review materials (books, resources and/or guides) for teachers to use.
Highline is one of 81 districts across the nation recognized today as an Accomplished District by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.