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Highline School Board extends contract with Dr. Susan Enfield through 2017

Highline School Board extends contract with Dr. Susan Enfield through 2017

The Highline School Board unanimously approved a contract extension for Superintendent Susan Enfield at its regular meeting on Wednesday, July 9. Dr. Enfield’s contract now runs through 2017, coinciding... [Read more]

Study cites Highline Public Schools as national leader in technology integration

Study cites Highline Public Schools as national leader in technology integration

Highline Public Schools announced Monday (June 30) that it is one of 30 districts across the nation that are subjects of a just-released study on how schools are integrating software into the classroom. The... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools wins Digital Content & Curriculum Awards

Highline Public Schools wins Digital Content & Curriculum Awards

Highline Public Schools was awarded with the Center for Digital Education’s (CDE) second-annual Digital Content and Curriculum Achievement Awards (DCCAA) for its work to integrate digital tools into... [Read more]

Highline Public School Board votes to place bond measure on Nov. 4 ballot

Highline Public School Board votes to place bond measure on Nov. 4 ballot

The Highline Public School Board voted this week to place a school construction bond to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. If approved, the bond would: Rebuild... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools is first district in region to release its own Mobile App

Highline Public Schools is first district in region to release its own Mobile App

Highline Public Schools announced this week that it’s the first school district in the Puget Sound region to launch its own mobile app. “Students, staff, families and the community have a new... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Board to vote on Bond Measure June 4

Highline Public Schools Board to vote on Bond Measure June 4

A bond to fund construction of four schools and make critical improvements districtwide was proposed to the Highline Public Schools Board at its May 28 meeting; the board will vote on June 4 whether to... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer lunch program for local children

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer lunch program for local children

Highline Public Schools announced that it will provide free breakfast, lunch, and snacks to children during the summer through the Simplified Summer Food Program (SSFP). Nine Highline schools will join... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback with ‘Parent Climate Survey’

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback with ‘Parent Climate Survey’

Highline Public Schools is asking all parents and families to participate in an online Parent Climate Survey that is now live here: http://www.highlineschools.org/yourvoice The district says it is seeking... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools will cover cost of Camp Waskowitz for all 6th Graders

Highline Public Schools will cover cost of Camp Waskowitz for all 6th Graders

Highline Public Schools – a pioneer of outdoor education in the 1940s and ‘50s – announced Thursday (May 15) that it is making another pioneering move: covering the cost of sixth-grade camp for... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding 2 meetings for ideas about Middle School

Highline Public Schools holding 2 meetings for ideas about Middle School

Area residents are being invited by Highline Public Schools to participate in two community meetings – Thursday, May 15 and Monday, May 19 – to start planning sixth grade in middle school. “This... [Read more]

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools releases new video, ‘A Path to Success’

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools releases new video, ‘A Path to Success’

Highline Public Schools released a new animated promotional video, called “A Path to Success,” which you can view below: A Path to Success from Highline Public Schools on Vimeo. Editor Scott... [Read more]

Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools have been honored with 2013 Washington Achievement Awards, the state’s highest education award. Two schools earned top honors for achievement in more than one category. “Our... [Read more]

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Teacher Ellen Dorr believes moving sixth grade to middle school will have a positive impact on students. The Highline School District announce Friday (April 4) that it will be moving 6th grade to Middle... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools is now in Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

Highline Public Schools is now in Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

On Monday (March 24), Digital Promise – a national, independent, non-profit authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education – announced Highline Public Schools as one of nine new members... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools is sharing the results of a community survey that asked the public to provide feedback on how to solve challenges have arisen due to increased student enrollment and aging buildings. “Overall... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools offering free Early Childhood Developmental Screenings

Highline Public Schools offering free Early Childhood Developmental Screenings

Highline Public Schools is providing free screenings to children ages 3-5 to identify delays and disabilities. Screenings allow families to connect to early intervention services. Areas of concern include... [Read more]

JOBS: Highline Public Schools has openings for Spring Coaching positions

JOBS: Highline Public Schools has openings for Spring Coaching positions

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (Feb. 6) that they have several school Spring Coaching positions currently available. Positions start Monday, March 3…

Kennedy Catholic High School cancels classes Wed. for Seahawks parade

Kennedy Catholic High School cancels classes Wed. for Seahawks parade

Calling it a “once in a lifetime event,” Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School announced Monday that it has canceled school this Wednesday (Feb. 5) so students can celebrate the Seattle Seahawks at their Super Bowl parade in downtown Seattle…

REMINDER: Final Highline Public Schools open workshop is tonight

REMINDER: Final Highline Public Schools open workshop is tonight

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools is seeking public input on ideas on finding a solution for crowded and aging schools, with their final open workshops set for tonight – Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 7 –... [Read more]

Bittner Flute Awarded to Arts & Academics Academy Senior Kia Hang

Bittner Flute Awarded to Arts & Academics Academy Senior Kia Hang

Des Moines Rotarian Steve Swank, right, presented the Bittner Flute to Kia Hang, a senior at Arts and Academics Academy, on Wednesday. The sterling silver Bittner Flute is awarded annually to an exceptional... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Kindergarten enrollment opens Jan. 21

Highline Public Schools Kindergarten enrollment opens Jan. 21

Enrollment for students who will start Kindergarten next fall will open Tuesday, Jan. 21, Highline Public Schools announced. To help prepare more students for success on Day One of kindergarten, Highline... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

Our friends at the Highline Schools Foundation on Tuesday (Jan. 14) announced that they’ve added two new scholarships to their program – the Alaska Airlines Scholarship for $5,000, and the “Light... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking ideas on solutions for crowded, aging schools

Highline Public Schools seeking ideas on solutions for crowded, aging schools

Highline Public Schools is seeking public input on ideas on finding a solution for crowded and aging schools, with three open workshops set for Jan. 14, Jan. 16 and Jan. 28. “Exciting progress is... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High School Student Leaders grant wishes at assembly

PHOTOS: Highline High School Student Leaders grant wishes at assembly

In the spirit of giving, the student leadership team at Burien’s Highline High School annually coordinates a wish-granting event for fellow students and families. This year’s “Winter... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded a record $48,675 through 77 classroom grants at 35 different schools in the Highline School District. A total of 124 grant requests were received. “The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Seattle Seahawk visits Seahurst Elementary School Tuesday

PHOTOS: A Seattle Seahawk visits Seahurst Elementary School Tuesday

The Seattle Seahawks took time out of their busy schedule to visit Seahurst Elementary students in Burien on Tuesday (Dec. 17). Defensive End Greg Scruggs talked to students about healthy eating, staying... [Read more]