highline public schools Section

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

On Wednesday, May 23, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee Adam Smith offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, to provide for noise mitigation for the Highline School... [Read more]

Historic Highline High entrance to be rebuilt with original brick and terra cotta

Historic Highline High entrance to be rebuilt with original brick and terra cotta

The new Highline High School (HHS) will reopen in the fall of 2021 with its grand main entrance reconstructed using the original brick and terra cotta, Highline Public Schools announced Monday, May 21.... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools releases revised School Boundary Maps

Highline Public Schools releases revised School Boundary Maps

Members of the community-led Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) have developed a revised set of boundary maps and school feeder plan for Highline Public Schools. The draft plan – announced... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Budget Meeting will be Monday, May 14

Highline Public Schools Budget Meeting will be Monday, May 14

Community, staff, families and students are invited to learn about the proposed 2018-19 budget for Highline Public Schools on Monday, May 14. Chief Financial Officer Janea Marking will explain the McCleary... [Read more]

Next Highline Public Schools Boundary Change meetings will be May 9 & 23

Next Highline Public Schools Boundary Change meetings will be May 9 & 23

Highline Public Schools community-led committee charged with recommending school boundary changes will incorporate suggestions from the community into a second draft of their plan – and also consider... [Read more]

Clint Sallee selected as second Co-Principal for Highline High School

Clint Sallee selected as second Co-Principal for Highline High School

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield on Thursday (May 3) announced that Clint Sallee has been selected as co-principal of Highline High School. Sallee will start July 1, and will partner... [Read more]

Boeing’s $1 million donation will help Highline Schools STEM students at CWU

Boeing’s $1 million donation will help Highline Schools STEM students at CWU

Boeing recently donated $1 Million to the Central Washington University Foundation in honor of former Boeing CEO – and Highline High School alum – Ray Connor. The donation will support the Ray and... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools gives update on School Boundary Changes

Highline Public Schools gives update on School Boundary Changes

On Saturday, April 28, Highline Public Schools released the following update on School Boundary Changes: Members met April 25 to begin sifting through feedback from 10 community meetings, more than 600... [Read more]

Burien Mayor Matta determined to bridge language gap for students, parents

Burien Mayor Matta determined to bridge language gap for students, parents

Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta, attending Thursday’s community safety meeting at Highline High School, noted that 41% of Highline students are Hispanic and called for a phone tree to reach out to families... [Read more]

After meetings/surveys, School Board selects obvious names for 2 new schools

After meetings/surveys, School Board selects obvious names for 2 new schools

Highline School Board members selected names for two new schools this week, and the names are kind of familiar sounding and obvious – ‘Des Moines Elementary School’ and ‘Glacier Middle... [Read more]

Residents, parents, students & staff participate in School Safety meeting

Residents, parents, students & staff participate in School Safety meeting

  Photos by Scott Schaefer In response to recent incidents of school violence, Highline Public Schools on Thursday night (April 19) held a Community Meeting on School Safety at the Highline... [Read more]

Aviation High Asst. Principal Tremain Holloway will be Highline Co-Principal

Aviation High Asst. Principal Tremain Holloway will be Highline Co-Principal

Highline Public Schools announced on Thursday, April 19 that it has selected a co-principal for Highline High School. Tremain Holloway (pictured, above), currently serving as assistant principal at Raisbeck... [Read more]

Deadline to take Highline Public Schools survey on school boundaries is Friday

Deadline to take Highline Public Schools survey on school boundaries is Friday

Highline Public School district leaders and the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) recently hosted a design session for residents to review proposed alternative boundary maps, which were based... [Read more]

Community Meeting on School Safety will be Thursday at Highline High

Community Meeting on School Safety will be Thursday at Highline High

In response to recent incidents of school violence, Highline Public Schools announced that they will be initiating a conversation with the community around school safety, with a meeting set for Thursday,... [Read more]

Burien Teacher Melissa Cook selected for 2018 Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship

Burien Teacher Melissa Cook selected for 2018 Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship

Congrats to Melissa Cook – a second grade teacher in Highline Public Schools – who was selected by National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions for the 2018 Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship. Along with... [Read more]

LETTER: Capital Facilities Advisory Committee clarifies school boundary issue

LETTER: Capital Facilities Advisory Committee clarifies school boundary issue

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] The following Letter to the Editor is... [Read more]

New ‘ABC 4 Highline’ group wants to have a say in Highline School boundaries

New ‘ABC 4 Highline’ group wants to have a say in Highline School boundaries

A new group calling itself the ‘Alternate Boundary Committee’ or ‘ABC 4 Highline‘ was formed recently, “because parents, educators and community members had concerns and questions... [Read more]

Next Community Conversation on School Safety will be Thursday, April 19

Next Community Conversation on School Safety will be Thursday, April 19

In response to recent incidents of violence in our schools and communities, Highline Public Schools is holding conversations with the community around safety. Families, students, staff and community members... [Read more]

District seeking public input on new co-principals for Highline High School

District seeking public input on new co-principals for Highline High School

Community, families, staff and students are invited to give input on the selection of the new Highline High School (HHS) co-principals and a public meeting on Thursday, April 5 at 6 p.m. “Join Highline... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on school boundaries

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on school boundaries

Tell Highline Public Schools what you think – take a short survey to let them know what you think of the proposed boundaries and feeder patterns, or attend one of their upcoming public... [Read more]

Principal Vicki Fisher will be leaving Highline High at end of school year

Principal Vicki Fisher will be leaving Highline High at end of school year

On Friday (March 23) it was announced that Principal Vicki Fisher will be leaving Highline High School at the end of this school year. Fisher won’t be retiring or leaving the district though –... [Read more]

Two local schools recognized by King County Green Schools Program

Two local schools recognized by King County Green Schools Program

Schools from 35 King County cities and unincorporated areas – including the Burien/White Center area – are reducing waste, increasing recycling, conserving resources, and cutting costs with help from... [Read more]

Student arrested after bringing loaded gun to New Start High School in Burien

Student arrested after bringing loaded gun to New Start High School in Burien

A student was arrested after being found in possession of a loaded gun at New Start High School in Burien on Thursday, March 15. A social media post surfaced that led to suspicion of the student possessing... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Local students walkout to protest gun violence Wednesday

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Local students walkout to protest gun violence Wednesday

Story & Video by Scott Schaefer On Wednesday, March 14 – one month to the day after 17 students and teachers were killed by a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida – dozens... [Read more]