Washington is only the second state in the nation to enact a policy that requires tribal history and sovereignty be taught in all public schools. Senate Bill 5433 was passed in 2015 and articulates the important responsibility of school districts to teach this content.
On Wednesday, May 15 the Highline School Board approved the adoption of new social studies curriculum. Students will begin using the new instructional materials in Fall 2019. The social studies curriculum is for grades 6 through 11.
On Wednesday, May 15 the Highline School Board approved the adoption of new math curriculum. Students will begin using the new instructional materials in fall 2019. The adopted resources will be used in kindergarten through 8th grade.
You are invited for a last tour and celebration of the old Highline High School at HHS Alumni & Community Day from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 18.
Join us on May 23 or June 3 for information on the process and how Highline can support you.
Due to snow days, the schedule for the last week of school has changed.
The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) is offering free tours to our schools through the end of the 2018-19 academic year.
SEBB open enrollment will be from October 1 to November 15, 2019. During this time, all employees will need to take action by electing or waiving benefits through SEBB. The SEBB enrollment will be entirely online through SEBB My Account.
HRM Plus will be unavailable the morning of Thursday, May 16. The system allows applicants to apply for jobs and staff to review applications.
If you are coming to Central Office parking can be difficult. Overflow parking is available at the bowling alley, Hiline Lanes, except for the first two rows closest to the bowling alley.
Museum of Flight is sponsoring a Spacesuit Design Challenge for students ages 5 to 17 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moonwalk.
Check out the Central Office summer hours and learn when the building will be closed to the public.
Thinking about a bounce house at your next event? Only certain inflatables are allowed at district-sponsored or PTA/ASB events to keep staff, students and families safe.
As we welcome migrating families into our community, it is important to provide effective supports. Here are some resources for building healthy resiliency skills in ourselves and our students.
The new Highline Heritage Museum is opening soon. The museum is hosting a teacher open house specifically for Highline employees.
In a place where so many teachers are rockstars, it's hard to pick out just a few. We want you to meet some of our teachers who earned extra star status this year from someone who especially admires their commitment to know every student by name, strength and need.
Each day, Nicole Jones strives to be the best role model possible for her students by setting high standards and being an advocate for both students and families. Nicole is also a role model for her teaching peers. This is one of the many reasons why Nicole is our Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
Kelly Morris' dedication to high standards, the education profession and unconditional love for her students are just some of the many reasons she is our Rookie Teacher of the Year.
Highline families and staff expect high standards for school communications. Superintendent Susan Enfield shares those high expectations and has invested in a strong communications program for engaging our diverse community.
Because of her leadership in strategic and innovative school communications, Dr. Enfield is the recipient of the 2019 Crystal Apple Award from the Washington School Public Relations Association (WSPRA).
Jeanette Yee, a 4th-grade teacher at Parkside Elementary, won our April Refer a Friend prize.
Summer break is just around the corner. We offer a number of summer programs that are in service of our promise to know every student by name, strength and need so students graduate prepared for the future they choose.
State lawmakers raised the cap on local levies, which was lowered as part of the McCleary school funding plan. We are grateful to our legislators for restoring levy funding. The increase in levy dollars will reduce--but not eliminate--our shortfall for 2019-20.
If you heard the story on KNKX radio about Open Doors programs and our graduation rate, there are some important details we want you to know.
Ready K!, a full-day, early entrance kindergarten program, launches this October. The program provides an equitable start for children in Highline who have not had access to quality early learning experiences.
Every day we are inundated with attempts to access students’ Personal Identifiable Information--one of the top data bought and sold on the dark web. In the last 90 days, Highline employees received a total of 19 million emails from outside our system. Only about 5 percent of the total emails we received were authentic and not dangerous.