Learn more about kindergarten at North Hill and want to expect during Jump Start.
Check out today’s family message that includes the last day of school and the preliminary results from the Fall Selection Form.
The last meal kit distribution for the spring will be Wednesday, June 16. See a list of pickup times and locations on our meal page. There will be no meal kit distribution from June 17 to June 27. Our summer meal program will begin Monday, June 28.
Student devices include Chromebooks, iPads, Windows laptops or tablets, and hotspots. Please see below for timelines of returning student devices. Students will continue to have access to online learning tools over the summer through August 6.
King County recently opened up a new eviction prevention and rental assistance program. Call or visit King County's website today to find out if your eligible and to apply.
We want to thank you for your feedback on standards-based grading. Based on your feedback, we have adjusted the grading scale, and revised the format and content to make the report card easier to read.
Check out today’s family update that includes information about counselor funding next year, a link to a recording of yesterday’s family webinar and a reminder about the dental clinic from May 18-20.
Recognizing that our students will need extra social-emotional support due to the impacts of the pandemic, Superintendent Enfield has decided to invest nearly $1 million to provide every school with at least one full-time counselor in 2021-22.
We are considering two models for secondary class schedules for 2021-22 in-person instruction: a 3-period A/B schedule and a traditional 6-period day. You can give feedback in our Thoughtexchange.
Starting in September 2021, we plan to reopen schools for in-person instruction for students in Pre-K through grade 12. Families who are unable to send their children to school in person due to family health concerns may select a remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year. Please take a moment to fill out the 2021-22 learning selection form to commit to in-person or fully remote learning for the 2021-22 school year.
Highline’s summer school programs are an opportunity for students to strengthen and build upon their knowledge, makeup credits, and keep their minds active during summer break.
Over 3,000 parents/guardians and 3,200 students shared their feedback in our spring survey. Here are some themes and highlights.
We want to hear and learn from students. Does your student have something to share about their experience as a student in Highline? We are seeking students to share their experiences at the 2021 Highline Equity Symposium on Tuesday, August 24.
This week we’re celebrating our school nurses! This year especially we want to shout from the rooftop: THANK YOU! School nurses serve our students in managing complex conditions, identifying mental health issues, leveling the field with regard to health disparities, and now, testing, tracking cases and vaccinating staff.
Next fall, we plan to reopen schools for in-person instruction five full days a week for students in Pre-K through grade 12, as long as public health authorities continue to support in-person learning.
As recommended by the CDC and Washington State Department of Health, we will require three-foot distancing, face masks and other safety measures. Families will be able to choose a remote option.
The enrollment team is offering an in-person event to support families with online enrollment and registration on Friday, May 21 at the Central Office.
National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3-7 this year. After more than a year of pandemic teaching and learning, our families and staff appreciate teachers like never before. Read the Gold Star nominations for teachers and meet the nominees.
The past 14 months have been extremely challenging for educators across the country. In Highline, our teachers showed incredible innovation and perseverance as they transitioned to distance learning and then hybrid learning, finding new ways to engage students and families.
The SmileMobile Dental Clinic will be at Evergreen High School and the Olympic Interim Site from May 11-13 and May 18-20. Appointments are available for babies, children, teens and pregnant/postpartum individuals who are uninsured or who are with Apple Health. Schedule an appointment by calling 888.286.9105.
State Superintendent Chris Reykdal announced this week that students will not take state standardized tests this spring. Instead, the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA) and Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science will be scheduled in Fall 2021.
The fall testing schedule meets the federal requirement for state testing without committing valuable learning time this spring to test-taking.
Thank you to all who participated in our focus groups on standards-based grading. More teachers across Highline are using a standards-based approach to grading assignments and giving feedback. We hope to pilot a new standards-based report card soon.
We're pinching ourselves—it feels like a dream to have all grades back on school grounds! Today, we welcomed back more students in grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. It is our biggest first day yet and our second-to-last first day for the 2021-22 school year. We welcome back the rest of our secondary in-person students on Thursday. Most middle and high school students attend in two groups, either Monday/Tuesday or Thursday/Friday. Some students who receive special education services attend four days a week.
For spring break, April 12 through April 16, meal kits will be offered on Thursday, April 8 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. only. Pick up locations include Chinook and Glacier middle schools and Evergreen and Mount Rainier high schools.
Starting the week of April 19, students in grades 6-12 who have chosen hybrid learning will begin school in person.