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Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

A “Back-to-School Fair” was held at Steven J. Underwood Park in Des Moines on Thursday, Aug. 7, where some 500 free backpacks were given out to local, low-income students. The backpacks were filled... [Read more]

Highline School Board to hold hearing on closure of Odyssey High Oct. 23

Highline School Board to hold hearing on closure of Odyssey High Oct. 23

The Highline School Board will hear public comment on a proposal to close Odyssey High School on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 5 p.m. at the school district central office (ERAC), located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd... [Read more]

Highline School District proposes update to school safety and security program

Highline School District proposes update to school safety and security program

The Highline School District announced Tuesday (May 14) that “more extensive staff training and strong coordination with local law enforcement are the hallmarks of a proposal to improve safety and... [Read more]

Contrary to Report, Highline Schools Has ‘No Proposal’ to Disarm Guards

Contrary to Report, Highline Schools Has ‘No Proposal’ to Disarm Guards

by Jack Mayne There is no plan for the Highline Public School District to disarm its security officers or police “resource officers,” contrary to a KOMO television report broadcast Monday (Jan. 7). “Basically,... [Read more]

Staff at Academy for Citizenship and Empowerment Demonstrate Generosity

Staff at Academy for Citizenship and Empowerment Demonstrate Generosity

The Highline School 
District is reporting that staff at its Academy for Citizenship and Empowerment (ACE) high scbool – located in SeaTac – continue to “demonstrate generosity and caring for... [Read more]

Highline One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Highline One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Highline Public Schools is one of seven King County districts to win a share of $40 million in federal “Race to the Top” funds, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday (Dec. 11). Highline,... [Read more]

SeaTac Teacher Honored as American Sign Language Teacher of the Year

SeaTac Teacher Honored as American Sign Language Teacher of the Year

Joani Bishop, American Sign Language (ASL) teacher at SeaTac’s Academy of Citizenship and Empowerment (ACE), was honored by her peers as ASL Teacher of the Year…

Highline Teacher Darcy Smith Selected as Regional Teacher of the Year

Highline Teacher Darcy Smith Selected as Regional Teacher of the Year

Left to right: HPS Deputy Superintendent Carla Jackson, Darcy Smith, Interim Superintendent Alan Spicciati. Photo courtesy Highline School District. Darcy Smith, a sixth grade literacy teacher at SeaTac’s... [Read more]

Odyssey High School Designated an ‘Innovative School’

Odyssey High School Designated an ‘Innovative School’

Students at Odyssey High School will not be required starting this fall to earn “traditional credits and graduation requirements,” but instead will be expected to demonstrate mastery of core... [Read more]

Dr. Susan Enfield ‘Thrilled, Honored’ with Chance to Lead Highline Schools

Dr. Susan Enfield ‘Thrilled, Honored’ with Chance to Lead Highline Schools

Dr. Susan Enfield at the press conference announcing her acceptancs of the Highline School District Superintendent job Tuesday, Feb. 28. Story & Photos by Ralph Nichols Saying she is “thrilled and... [Read more]