Ms. Stephanie Moeller shares a message about our year end celebrations, a link to summer reading packets and to a Nutrition Services survey!
Mr. Ritsema shares a topic that may feel uncomfortable - sexual abuse. Please read story for link to "Hot Chocolate talk" and feel free to reach out for any support.
We are committed to ongoing, two-way communication. We want to know if you are getting the information you want and need. Help us meet your expectations for strong communication by taking a brief survey to give us your feedback.
Ms. Stephanie Moeller, our Dean of Students, shares a message to congratulate our 3rd-5th graders for finishing up SBA testing! And she shares suggestions for reflecting with your student to promote self-awareness, resilience and boosts confidence.
Calling Future Kindergarteners! Get information and resources for the coming school year at a districtwide “Welcome to Kindergarten” Zoom event on June 8 at 6:00 p.m.
Are you interested in playing a sport in middle school next year? Don’t be left in the grandstands. You can register now!
Effective and clear communication is critical for the success of our students and schools. We are excited to announce that we are adopting a new form of school-to-home communication in Highline called ParentSquare.
Similar to school districts across our region, we are facing a significant budget shortfall in the coming years due to declining enrollment, rising costs and the end of ESSER funds. Although we are grateful to our state legislators for some funding increases, the additional funding passed this session is far less than our expected expenditures. See a breakdown of the numbers.
Mrs. Heater shares a message about the importance of attendance even as the sunshine is reminding us that summer is coming!
Mr. Ritsema shares a resource for families on childhood anxiety since he has been doing lessons on this subject this week in 5th grade!
Mrs. Heater shares a message about spring traditions, including state assessments and how you can help your student be prepared!
The safety and well-being of our students and staff is our top priority. In light of recent events and an increased social climate of concern for safety, we want to share how we as a district communicate during and after safety incidents.
Mrs. Heater shares a message about spring learning and the intentional process of creating classes for next year. Please read for a link to the optional Parent Input Form.
Let's celebrate our teachers all month long in May!
Mrs. Heater shares an important reminder about friendships and bullying by reposting Mr. Ritsema's message from December 2022
Learn more about the curricula being considered for elementary and middle school science, secondary music, and math (pre-calculus and higher). You’re invited to review curriculum materials and share your thoughts!
Ms. Moeller introduces herself shares tips on how to practice positive behaviors over Spring Break.
Mrs. Heater shares an important message with families about safety procedures for arrival and dismissal times at Marvista Elementary.
This week staff advisory workgroups met to dig into our emerging strategic plan goals. Staff discussed what we are currently doing to meet our goals and what we could be doing. We anticipate the final goals will be brought to the Board for adoption later this spring.
Mr. Ritsema shares tips around chores and how that can help lay the foundation upon which responsibility and self-esteem are built.
Message from the Marvista Office staff asking families if they have any changes for next school year as we are beginning planning already!
A lottery was held on March 1 to select students for our schools and programs that require an application. This includes CHOICE Academy, Big Picture Schools, Highline Virtual Academy, Highline Virtual Elementary, Maritime High School, Raisbeck Aviation High School (RAHS), the International Baccalaureate (IB) program and the Waskowitz Environmental Leadership Service program.
Mrs. Heater shares announces Ms. Stephanie Moeller as our new Dean of Students to support our school for the remainder of the school year.
Mr. Ritsema shares a message to remind families to send their students to school with a warm coat. If you need support or help with a coat, please reach out!