What is the financial outlook for the coming school year? We are facing some budget challenges, largely due to lower than expected enrollment.
Involving families as partners in our students' education is critical. The connection between home, community and school supports student well-being as well as academic success. When we make intentional effort to connect with families, we can collaborate with them to provide structures and make decisions that benefit our students.
More locks are coming soon. Voters funded the 2016 school bond, which set aside money for improved security, including safer interior and exterior door locks. Here is an updated timeline and list of schools.
If you completed or renewed your ESA National Certification this year you are eligible to receive a stipend.
Staff represented by Teamsters working 10- and 11-month calendars will be required to extend their work calendar five days.
The Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the 2019 Gold Star Awards at the annual Gold Star Awards BASH on March 14. The Highline community gathered to root on the award nominees. Congratulations to all the Gold Star winners and nominees. You make us all Highline Proud!
Staff and community members from across the district are talking and crunching numbers to finalize priorities and construction budgets for the next school bond.
With the passage of House Bill 2242 in 2016, the state is consolidating all school district health insurance plans into a single plan. When does this change take place and what does this mean for your dependents?
We are honoring the often unsung heroes of our classrooms and schools, our classified employees—bus drivers, paraeducators, kitchen helpers, recess attendants, office staff, security staff, custodians and more.
To celebrate and recognize all the hard work that teachers do tickets to the March 31 Stars game are only $12.
Highlines’ Capacity Builders are leading the way as teacher leaders. They impact instructional practice across Highline by providing teacher-to-teacher professional learning in their own classrooms with their own students.
We want students to receive all scheduled time for instruction, so we will not apply for a waiver for the February snow days.
This spring we begin looking at data to identify students for highly capable services for the 2019-20 school year. A key part of our identification process is receiving nominations from parents, staff and community members. Nominations are accepted through Friday, March 29.
Jordan Montalvo referred a friend and won!
UW Bothell is now accepting applications for the Leadership Development for Educators. Earn your Residency Principal Certification or M.Ed.
Save the date for our annual Years of Service Recognition on April 4 and Retirement Celebration on June 4.
A second window for in-district transfers opens April 8. The deadline to submit a transfer is May 24.
Highline Public Schools will adopt new materials for social studies and math--and we want your input! New instructional materials will be selected for kindergarten-8th grade math and 6th-11th grade social studies. You’re invited to drop by an open house to learn more about the instructional materials under consideration.
Principals get school staffing allocations today. Your school's allocations reflect two new factors: the new state funding formula and an unexpected decline in enrollment.
As we rollout standards-based grading, we are launching trial teams to develop and finalize our process for the selection of report card standards. We are seeking volunteers to be part of the trial teams.
Join us for retirement seminars on PEBB, VEBA, Social Security and DRS. Whether retirement is 2 years or 30 years away – there’s information that can benefit you.
An interactive course catalog is now available online for our middle and high schools.
We want students to feel safe and have the support they need to be successful at school. In spring 2019, we are piloting a new mental health and substance use screening and intervention program at our middle schools.
We want all students to see themselves as successful learners, and we believe in their ability to be successful across every grade and subject area.