Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Nutrition Services

Phone: 206-631-3010

Nutrition Services serves more than 5,000 breakfasts and 11,500 lunches each day. We also provide a variety of other snack and meal services at select schools and community sites based on socioeconomic need.

Team Members

Lisa Johnson

Lisa Johnson, Director of Nutrition Services, MS, RD, SNS


​​​​​​Lisa provides technical and procedural support for all aspects of USDA Child Nutrition programs including breakfast, lunch, after-school snacks, after-school meals, Summer meal program, and Fresh Fruit & Vegetable programs. She also promotes positive relationships between the Nutrition Services Department and other school personnel, as well as the general public.

Kris Marsh

Kris Marsh, Dietitian & Menu Manager, MS, RD, SNS


Kris oversees menu planning, nutrient analysis, and special diets; and manages the menu app. Contact Kris with for special diets, school operational questions, Breakfast in the Classroom, Breakfast program questions, and menu questions. Kris provides oversight to the following schools: Big Picture, Des Moines, Madrona, Marvista, McMicken Heights, Midway, Mount View, Parkside, PSSC and White Center Heights.

Lori Ferguson

Lori Ferguson, Production Manager


Lori oversees production orders for food and supplies, and provides catering upon request. Contact Lori with questions about school operations and catering. Lori also provides oversight to the follow schools: Cascade, Chinook, Evergreen, Glacier, Highline, Mount Rainier, New Start, Pacific, Raisbeck Aviation, Sylvester and Tyee. 

Angelina Rios

Angelina Rios, Operations Manager


Angelina manages the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable, After-School Snack, and After-School Meal Programs. Contact Angelina if you have questions about any of these programs. Angelina also provides oversight to the following schools: Beverly Park, Bow Lake, Cedarhurst, Gregory Heights, Hazel Valley, Hilltop, North Hill, Seahurst, Shorewood, Southern Heights and Valley View.

Kelli Panchenko

Kelli Panchenko, Finance & Technology Manager


Kelli oversees cashiers and manages internal controls and cash-handling procedures, the free and reduced meal application approval process, department technology and the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). Contact Kelli if you have questions about the CEP program, budget codes and charges, the release of student eligibility status, point-of-sale procedures, federal claims or cash-handling questions or concerns

Kathy Vanskike

Kathy Vanskike, Operations Secretary


Kathy manages sack lunch requests, schedules BBQs, and schedules substitute cashiers and nutrition services workers in the schools.  Kathy also serves as the timekeeper for Nutrition Services staff.

Anne Slater

Anne Slater, Administrative Secretary


Anne fields questions regarding free and reduced-price meal applications and letters, Nutrition Services program questions, Meal Time rosters, and work orders for kitchens/cafeterias. Contact Anne with questions about free and reduced-price meal applications, status questions from parents, parent letters regarding free and reduced-price meals, Meal Time, and student meal account information.