Tagged with 'Schools'

Rebuilding of Tyee High School in proposal for new $418 million School Bond

Rebuilding of Tyee High School in proposal for new $418 million School Bond

The Highline Public Schools Board recently heard a proposal for the next School Bond, targeted at just over $418 million, and possibly placed on the 2020 election ballot. Funds from a new bond would support... [Read more]

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee,... [Read more]

Chinook Middle School Teacher Reid Sundblad named Regional Teacher of the Year

Chinook Middle School Teacher Reid Sundblad named Regional Teacher of the Year

Reid Sundblad (right) with his parents and sister. Photo courtesy Highline Public Schools. Chinook Middle School physical education teacher Reid Sundblad was named the 2019 Regional Teacher of the Year,... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise seeking students & volunteers

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise seeking students & volunteers

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise is seeking students in need of prom dresses as well as Volunteers: STUDENT REGISTRATION: Do you know a Highline Public Schools high school junior... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14

Highline Public Schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14

Highline Public Schools announced that, due to weather and road conditions, all schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14. Buses will stop at alternate bus stops–two hours later than normal. More... [Read more]

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]

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]

Susan Enfield named ‘Superintendent of the Year’ by National School Foundation

Susan Enfield named ‘Superintendent of the Year’ by National School Foundation

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield has been named the 2018 Superintendent of the Year by the National School Foundation Association, which represents foundations supporting schools across... [Read more]

Calling all Totems – Tyee High School Homecoming will be Friday, Dec. 14

Calling all Totems – Tyee High School Homecoming will be Friday, Dec. 14

Calling all Totems! Tyee High School’s Homecoming will be held on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018: Activities: All Week Long will include: Students will be enjoying Spirit Week. Friday, Dec. 14: 2nd Annual... [Read more]

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

On Friday, Sept. 21, Highline Public Schools announced that they are starting the 2018-19 school year with 700 students fewer than projected, which means that – because the state funds school districts... [Read more]

Highline Education Association reaches tentative agreement with school district

Highline Education Association reaches tentative agreement with school district

Late Monday afternoon, Aug. 27, Highline Public Schools announced that they reached a tentative agreement with the Highline Education Association (HEA). “This agreement honors the valuable work our... [Read more]

Highline Teachers vote to authorize strike if agreement can’t be reached by Sept. 4

Highline Teachers vote to authorize strike if agreement can’t be reached by Sept. 4

On Thursday afternoon, Aug. 23, members of the Highline Education Association – the union that represents Teachers in Highline Public Schools – voted to authorize a strike should no agreement with... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Teachers may vote to strike at member meeting Aug. 23

Highline Public Schools Teachers may vote to strike at member meeting Aug. 23

Members of the Highline Education Association – the union that represents Teachers in Highline Public Schools – may vote for a strike authorization at a member meeting this Thursday, Aug. 23. If the... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

On Friday, Aug. 10, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its first-ever ‘State of Our Schools’ luncheon, featuring Tukwila School District Interim Superintendent Dr. Judith K. Berry,... [Read more]

Why be a Mentor? It’s good for everyone – Mentors both teach and learn

Why be a Mentor? It’s good for everyone – Mentors both teach and learn

POS intern, Vaungh’Nee Walker, at Marine Maintenance with Corbin Purnhagen, Aug. 12, 2016. By the Port of Seattle With a busy professional and personal life, you may wonder if becoming a mentor is... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools breaks ground for new Middle School in SeaTac

Highline Public Schools breaks ground for new Middle School in SeaTac

A steady drizzle didn’t dampen enthusiasm as Highline Public Schools broke ground for a new middle school in SeaTac Wednesday afternoon, April 4. District leaders, state legislators, City of SeaTac... [Read more]

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Middle School will be Wednesday, April 4

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Middle School will be Wednesday, April 4

All are invited to join Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield, Integrus Architecture, Bayley Construction, staff, community members and elected officials for a groundbreaking ceremony for... [Read more]

New Middle School at Glacier site receives $3 million in state funds

New Middle School at Glacier site receives $3 million in state funds

Last week, the Washington State legislature passed the 2018 supplemental capital budget, which included $2.95 million in funding for Highline’s new middle school project in SeaTac. This appropriation... [Read more]