school closures Section

All Highline Public Schools will be CLOSED, offices open on Wed., Feb. 13

All Highline Public Schools will be CLOSED, offices open on Wed., Feb. 13

Highline Public Schools announced that all schools will be CLOSED, but offices will be open on Wednesday, Feb. 13. “Many roads in the north end of the district are still impassable, and buses are... [Read more]

All Highline schools & offices will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 12

All Highline schools & offices will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 12

Highline Public Schools announced that – due to the ongoing weather and road conditions – all schools and district administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 12.  Read More →

Highline Public Schools, offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 11

Highline Public Schools, offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 11

Due to inclement weather, all Highline Public schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 11. All scheduled activities, athletic events and meetings are canceled. No transportation... [Read more]

UPDATE: Highline Public Schools CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 5

UPDATE: Highline Public Schools CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 5

UPDATE Feb. 5, 2019: Highline Public Schools will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, the district announced early Tuesday morning: All scheduled activities, athletic events and meetings are canceled. No... [Read more]

UPDATE: Highline Public Schools, offices CLOSED Monday, Feb. 4

UPDATE: Highline Public Schools, offices CLOSED Monday, Feb. 4

UPDATE: Due to weather conditions, all schools and Highline Public Schools district offices will be CLOSED Monday, February 4. Previously, the district had planned to start school two hours later than... [Read more]

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools opening on time; bus stops changed

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools opening on time; bus stops changed

Highline Public Schools announced early Friday morning (Dec. 9, 2016) that all schools will open at their regularly scheduled time, with early release as scheduled. However, due to the weather conditions,... [Read more]

All Highline Public Schools will be open and start on time this Thursday, Dec. 8

All Highline Public Schools will be open and start on time this Thursday, Dec. 8

All Highline Public Schools will be open and start on time this Thursday, Dec. 8, the district announced Wednesday night. a Some have been concerned about a possible snow storm moving in, but the latest... [Read more]

WEATHER: More snow possible overnight; temps will drop below freezing

WEATHER: More snow possible overnight; temps will drop below freezing

Live Image from Three Tree Point (viewable during daytime only):  Click image to see larger version. The National Weather Service is warning residents that more snowfall is possible overnight, and... [Read more]

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools operating on regular schedule Monday

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools operating on regular schedule Monday

Despite some snow, Highline Public Schools will be running on its regular schedule today – Monday, Dec. 5, 2016: Snow is NOT impacting bus routes this morning. School is on schedule. — Highline... [Read more]

WEATHER: Did It Snow Where You Are? Here are Some Webcam Views of Area

WEATHER: Did It Snow Where You Are? Here are Some Webcam Views of Area

No snow to speak of at the South King Media home headquarters – near sea level – and no word yet of any school closures or delays in the area, so it looks like Snowmageddon ’12 will not happen... [Read more]

UPDATE: Three Highline Schools Closed Monday Due To Power Outages

UPDATE: Three Highline Schools Closed Monday Due To Power Outages

UPDATE 9 a.m. 1/23/12: Three Highline Schools are closed today (Monday, Jan. 23) due to power outages – Madrona and Shorewood Elementary Schools, as well as Big Picture Middle and High Schools. For more... [Read more]

Highline Schools Will Start 2 Hours Late Today; Kennedy High School Closed

Highline Schools Will Start 2 Hours Late Today; Kennedy High School Closed

Photo courtesy Jeff Simpson. UPDATE Tues. 1/17/12 8 a.m.: Highline Schools will start two hours late today (Tuesday, Jan. 17), and there will be no A.M. Kindergarten, no A.M. ECEAP. and no A.M. Preschool... [Read more]

All Highline Schools Will Start One Hour Late Today

All Highline Schools Will Start One Hour Late Today

According to the website SchoolReport.org, it appears that all Highline Public Schools will start one hour late today (Wednesday, Jan. 12th). According to the HSD website, a one-hour delay means: …buses... [Read more]

UPDATED: Highline Public Schools Closed Tuesday (2010)

UPDATED: Highline Public Schools Closed Tuesday (2010)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is from 2010: Highline Public Schools are now closed due to weather on Tuesday, November 23, 2010. Monday afternoon (Nov. 22nd) at 4:30pm, Highline Public Schools announced... [Read more]

WEATHER: Highline Schools Closing Secondary Schools 90 Min. Early Today (2010)

WEATHER: Highline Schools Closing Secondary Schools 90 Min. Early Today (2010)

The Highline School District announced Monday morning (Nov. 22nd) that they will be closing all secondary schools 90 minutes early today due to snow conditions that may impact bus service. High schoolers... [Read more]

MONDAY AM ADVISORY: Snowing, But No School Delays

MONDAY AM ADVISORY: Snowing, But No School Delays


Yes, it’s snowing lightly in Burien with temps in the low 30s, but as of 7am Monday morning there are no reported school delays or closures.

Here’s the latest forecast from the National Weather Service – up to an inch of snow is possible:

Today: Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming north northwest between 7 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of snow showers before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. North northwest wind between 9 and 13 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

ADVISORY: Yes, It’s Snowing Out. What To Expect…

ADVISORY: Yes, It’s Snowing Out. What To Expect…

Somewhat surprising that it’s actually snowing in Burien now, and the National Weather Service has issued this Advisory: … Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM PST this evening… Along... [Read more]

Highline Schools Running On Time Monday Feb. 9th

Highline Schools Running On Time Monday Feb. 9th

Some snow in the area, but all Highline Schools are running on time today (Monday, Feb. 9th). However, Seattle Schools are running two hours late: 2 Hours Late. No A.M. or P.M. Kindergarten. No A.M. or... [Read more]

UPDATE: Snow Melting, Monday School Closures/Delays

UPDATE: Snow Melting, Monday School Closures/Delays

6:15am UPDATE 1/5/09: :Last night’s snow is melting (or has melted depending on where you are), and it looks like all Highline Schools are operating on a normal schedule, with NO delays. However,... [Read more]