Starting the week of April 19, students in grades 6-12 who have chosen hybrid learning will begin school in person.
We want to provide all families, all staff and secondary students opportunities to share feedback, input and ideas on how we can support learning experiences in distance and in-person learning. Please help us better support you by completing the linked survey. The survey will run from March 29 to April 9. Results will help us to plan for this spring and next fall.
Mrs. Heater's message is about the benefits from our specialist (PE, Music and Library) lessons.
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.
It's so good to see you! With first-day butterflies and smiles in our eyes, we welcomed more than 1,000 fourth- and fifth-grade students back to in-person learning this week. It was the first time in more than a year these students have entered a classroom.
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 and want to hear your thoughts. We invite all staff, families and students to attend a virtual focus group to provide feedback on standards-based grading and the new report card.
Mrs. Pointer's message to families as we continue to welcome students back on campus with a few reminders to families - including daily attestations and next year school.
Governor Inslee has announced that schools now have the option to use three-foot distancing between students rather than six feet. This change may not apply to middle and high school students who rotate between classes during the school day, depending on community transmission levels. We do not plan to change our distancing standard this spring in Highline.
Monday, March 29 will be a distance learning day for PreK and elementary classrooms, with the exception of our special education classrooms. Students served by ILC, IAC and CBS programs will have in-person school as usual.
The English Language Proficiency Assessment is happening now through June 4. All eligible hybrid students will be administered the test. Be on the lookout for more information.
Rain can’t stop the excitement and joy of our second and third graders! Nearly 1,100 second- and third-grade students returned to in-person learning today for the first time in more than a year.
Mrs. Heater shares some tips and reminders to future hybrid families!
Superintendent Susan Enfield updates families and staff on the Governor's emergency proclomation to return students to school buildings means for Highline.
Mrs. Pointer shares the dates of hybrid transition for 2nd - 5th grades and a couple of reminders for families coming back to campus!
It is almost one year to the day since the pandemic closed our school buildings to students, staff and families. Today we welcomed back Pre-K, kindergarten and first-grade students, as well as students in our IAC program in grades K-12 across the district.
The masks can't hide the smiles! Thursday was the first day back at a brick-and-mortar school for about 1,500 Highline students. It was also the first day of in-person school ever for many preschool and kindergarten students!
Today and every day we are grateful for our support staff—our behind-the-scenes heroes—bus drivers, paraeducators, kitchen helpers, office staff, custodians, and more. In the last 12 months, our school support staff has gone above and beyond to serve our students, families and fellow staff members.
We have reached an agreement with our teachers to begin hybrid instruction on March 11. Please read this family message from Superintendent Susan Enfield about the plan.
Please see important information and resources for returning to in-person learning.
Mrs. Pointer shares a link to the transportation website to find bus routes as the district plans to start Hybrid learning on March 11. Please make sure you check emails from the district regarding any changes to that date.
Superintendent Enfield's message to families on Wednesday touched a nerve that taps into the frustration and anger many of us a feeling right now. Dr. Enfield has a few words about that, and she also shares some good news about vaccination for Highline staff
Please read this family message from Superintendent Susan Enfield about in-person hybrid learning.
Highline Public Schools and Highline Education Associate (HEA) have agreed on tentative start dates for hybrid learning. The plan would start in-person learning on March 11.
Mrs. Pointer's message to all families with a link to Marvista Hybrid Safety videos.