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

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


Superintendent's All-staff Messages

Dr. Susan Enfield communicates with staff periodically and those messages are archived here.

The events unfolding in our nation’s capital are leaving us all reeling. Personally, I am feeling sad, angry, disgusted and deeply concerned for how students are experiencing this as well. As educators, we must not only make sense of this for ourselves, but also for them. I know this is difficult and ask that you take care of yourselves and those around you and reach out for support if you need it.

Read More about Today's Events

I have been fiercely hoping to have our students back in our schools this fall because I recognize that physical connection is a significant part of knowing our students by name, strength and need. 

Read More about Start of School

As we get closer to fall, I know we are all feeling anxious about what school will be like come September. With the public health situation constantly evolving, I imagine that you feel like you have more questions than answers. Some days, I feel like that, too.

Read More about Planning for Fall

I want to give you an update on where we are in planning for school in the fall.

Yesterday, the state school superintendent announced that schools could reopen in September for in-person instruction if allowed by local public health departments, with restrictions.

Read More about Fall Reopening

Like many of you, the stark reality of racism and injustice in our nation is weighing heavily on me. The tragic deaths of George Floyd, Amaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor remind us yet again of the inequities that Black and brown people in our society live with every day. The pain of these unjust killings only adds to the disproportionate impacts of the coronavirus pandemic: higher rates of illness, death and financial hardship among people of color. In a conversation with fellow superintendents yesterday I said that the pandemic now feels like the backdrop for the real crisis that is racism in our country.

Read More about Becoming an Anti-racist Community

I am incredibly grateful for your dedication, persistence and generosity this spring as you have continued to deliver on our Highline Promise under extraordinary circumstances.

Read More about Fall 2020

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