Online enrollment will launch next month. We know not every family may have access to a device at home. To help with the transition, Technology Services provided five Chromebooks to schools.
In November, the school board adopted a revised policy on Equity, Race and Identity (0010), as well as a new policy on Workplace Environment and Culture. Superintendent Susan Enfield shared a message with staff about the new policies.
Each year, we have the opportunity to rethink how we allocate resources across the district. Even though we anticipate low revenue growth, it is important to evaluate our spending. You are invited to share your budget idea through a ThoughtExchange.
The Paraeducator Certificate Program is a standards-based training program required by the state for all paraeducators. We developed an extensive web section on the Staff Hub to support paras and building leaders. Join us for an information session on Thursday, December 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
This year cabinet members are stepping into the shoes of students. Over the course of the year, each cabinet member will spend three school days shadowing a different student each day. The goal is to connect more deeply with the experience our students have at school and get a clearer picture of the daily life of our staff.
Join one of two programs in partnership with Western Washington University that prepare individuals to become certificated teachers. We are currently seeking applications.
Want to plan the 2020 Equity Symposium? We are looking for staff to join the Equity Symposium Design and Content Team.
We still have space available in ReadyK!, a transitional kindergarten program. If you know a child who will be age-eligible to begin kindergarten in 2020, encourage their family to apply.
All Chromebooks, except for the G1 14” HP Chromebook, will be getting an update. This update is fully supported by the state testing portal and is required to enable the autocomplete function of emails when logging in.
Hour of Code will be held December 9-15 to introduce computer science, demystify code and show that anyone can learn the basics of coding.
The U.S. Census is looking to hire bilingual workers in preparation for Census 2020 this spring.
Room listening devices, such as Amazon’s Alexa and Echo or Google Home, cannot be used in our classrooms, buildings, offices or be connected to the network.
It is the Special Education Department’s mission that all students with disabilities will feel valued as members of their learning community.
Design Update: Evergreen High School
Bassetti Architects kicked off the initial building design process with the Evergreen design committee. Find out more.
Design Update | Tyee High School
The building design process for Tyee High School kicked off on November 20! The small, working committee includes staff, family and community representatives. Find out more.
Thanks to Synergy, our new student information system, we can now offer online enrollment. In January 2020 we are implementing paperless online enrollment for the 2020-21 school year. We recognize you may have questions about this transition. We have developed a list of frequently asked questions.
District leaders, high school principals and teachers have been planning for a switch to a 5-period trimester schedule in fall 2020.
November can be a difficult month for educators, both new and veteran. With the rain, gray skies, and driving to work and home in the dark, it is extremely important to focus on personal wellness this time of year. But what to do?
The service for Brian will be on November 23 at 11:00 a.m. at Westwood Christian Community, 9252 16th Ave. SW, Seattle 98106
The Secondary Student Survey launched Monday, November 18. Students are asked about post-secondary plans and beliefs, student engagement, academic behaviors, growth mindset and a sense of belonging
This January we are launching ReadyK!, a transitional kindergarten program for children who have not had access to a high-quality early learning experience. If you know of a family that may benefit from the program, urge them to apply.
Project Update | Highline High School
Workers are drilling 25 feet in the earth 2,300 times to install deep aggregate piers for the new Highline High School. The first structural steel columns and beams are up. Find out more and see photos.
About 30 Highline residents and stakeholders met this week to begin planning for future school bonds and construction. The Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) elected new co-chairs and brainstormed questions and information they need to make recommendations.
We have started a three-year process to redesign our report cards to align with our standards-based instruction and grading practices. Identifying essential standards is the first step to implementing standards-based grading.