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  • Bonds Sold: First Step Toward New Schools

    Wednesday, Highline sold bonds that will fund the majority of projects approved by voters in November.

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  • Join the Conversation

    Staff, families, and community members are all invited to participate in one big online conversation about our schools.

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  • Prize Patrol Doles Out $100K in Excel Grants

    The Highline Schools Foundation Prize Patrol has been out around the district awarding more than $100,000 in Excel Grants to teachers. Among the winners are a TV studio for second-graders and awe-inspiring experiences in physics for ACE students.

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  • School Schedule Decisions

    Making the decision on weather-related closures and delays is always very difficult because we must balance many different factors. Student and staff safety is our top priority. We make the very best decision we can with the information available, but we recognize that any decision will not meet with everyone’s approval. Learn about the process for making a decision.

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  • Be Ready for Weather Changes That Affect School Times

    Will it be a dusting or a dump? Hard to tell until it’s upon us. Here’s what to do to make sure you are in the loop on school schedule changes.

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  • Your Gift Supports Students and Families

    Each year, we all come together to support our students and families through the employee giving campaign -- and what a tremendous impact we have when everyone gives a little!

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  • Open Letter to All Highline Families

    Superintendent Susan Enfield is sending a message of respecting and supporting our students to all families in Highline. We are committed to ensuring all students feel safe and nurtured in our schools.

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  • Bond Passes with 67 Percent Yes Vote

    We are jumping for joy! The Highline bond has passed, with 66.99 perecent voting in favor. The bond provides our students with safer schools and room to learn.

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  • Marvista Teacher's Inspirational Profile on Q13

    Marvista teacher Andrea Haisch was profiled on Q13 this week in a personal story of triumph over tragedy. In 2012, Andrea was involved a rock climbing accident that resulted in amputation of her left foot.

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  • Moving Forward with Evergreen and Tyee

    As part of the process of unifying Evergreen High School and Tyee High School, the school board will hold hearings on both campuses. The public hearings allow people to comment on the closure of the small schools that currently exist on each campus.

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  • Supporting Students, Post-Election

    No matter how you feel about the results of the presidential election, we can all agree that emotions are running high. Some students are feeling fearful about their safety and the future of their families. Students on both sides of the election may lash out at one another. As teachers and staff, we can provide the stability and reassurance our students need right now. Here are 3 things you can do to support students.

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  • See the Latest News Stories on the Bond

    The Highline bond got a burst of attention from the local news media this week, including reports on Q13, KOMO, and KIRO. See the clips...

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  • Teacher Named Hero in the Classroom

    Chinook Middle School teacher Reid Sundblad has been named a Symetra Hero in the Classroom by the financial company Symetra. He was recognized in front of students and peers during a surprise schoolwide assembly.

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  • Class Size and the Bond

    What does the bond have to do with lower class size? Plenty!

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  • Save the Date! Oktoberfest is Oct. 14

    All staff are invited to the Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Oktoberfest on October 14 at 5:30 p.m. This fun event is a major fundraiser for the Foundation, and the dollars go right back into our schools to support our students.

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  • A Plan for Evergreen and Tyee

    A wider range of course offerings and extracurricular activities will be available to high school students at Evergreen and Tyee starting next fall. The expanded offerings are the result of a year-long planning process at both campuses, involving teachers, students, families and community members.

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  • Foundation Increases Grant Amounts

    Great news! Highline Schools Foundation Excel Grants just got bigger! The maximum Excel Grant has been increased to $2,500, and the $10,000 Impact Grant is up for grabs again this year.

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  • Graduation Rate Rises...AGAIN!

    Our graduate rates are on the rise again! Preliminary figures show the 2016 graduation rate at 73.5 percent. That number is expected to rise by the time the data is final later this fall.

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  • Nominate a Hero in the Classroom

    Highline has a lot of heroes, like Highline High School Activities Director Lori Box, who was recognized as a Symetra Hero in the Classroom last year. Now’s your chance to nominate our next hero.

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  • Introducing Highline Insider

    Today we are launching our new staff publication, Highline Insider, your source for information you need and want to know about the school district.

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  • Superintendent Responds to Discipline Story

    A news story published in the Sunday Seattle Times is critical of Highline's practice of limiting out-of-school suspensions. Read Superintendent Enfield's response.

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  • Election DOs and DON'Ts

    School staff is the most trusted source of information about school issues.​​ It important that every staff member is well-informed and able to objectively discuss the bond information. It is equally important that we all know and observe the rules around what we can and can't do while at work. Please share and discuss with all staff the guidelines around election activity on and off work hours.

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  • New Staff Hub is Live

    As part of the Highline Team, we know you want to be in the loop, and we are making it easier for you to stay informed on important issues impacting our schools and you as a staff member. On August 19, we launched the Staff Hub, where you can find need-to-know information, as well as fun stuff like Ducky Awards and more.

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  • Nominate a Colleague for a Highline High Five!

    Highline High Fives are a new way for our staff to celebrate each other. Do you have a colleague who goes above and beyond? Do you have a coworker who deserves some extra recognition? Show them some appreciation by nominating them for a Highline High Five.

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  • #HPSTeachLead Twitter Chat on September 6

    Join Superintendent Susan Enfield for an #HPSTeachLead Twitter Chat on Tuesday, September 6 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. This month's topic is Celebrate. Motivate. Activate. and will be a follow up to our discussion with the HHS International Rescue Committee and Dr. Tyrone Howard at the All Certificated Welcome Back Event.

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