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  • 13 Black History Makers Inspire Our Students

    Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and other famous African Americans have sprung to life in the hallways of Chinook Middle School. As students walk from one class to another, they pass their classmates' hand-drawn portraits of these influential individuals. A second look reveals much more than a traditional art project.

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  • Celebrate! Highline by Nominating a Gold Star

    Nominations are now open for the 2017 Gold Star Awards, sponsored by the Highline Schools Foundation. Parents, community members, business owners, and staff are encouraged to Celebrate! Highline by nominating individuals who make an impact in Highline.

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  • Students Selected for Schools of Choice

    A lottery was held on February 16 to select students for our secondary schools that require an application or a special program transfer. This includes CHOICE Academy, Big Picture Schools, Raisbeck Aviation High School (RAHS), and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program offered at Mount Rainier High School (MRHS).

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  • 600 Acts of Kindness

    In Highline, all students are important and valued in our schools. That message came across loud and clear at Chinook Middle School, where all 600 students received a special welcome as they arrived at school on Valentine's Day.

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  • The Meaning of L-O-V-E

    What does the word love mean? The world's greatest poets, authors, musicians, teachers, and philosophers have struggled with that question for centuries. For Valentine's Day, we asked the smartest and most thoughtful people we know-- our students.

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Our Promise

Our Promise encompasses our district’s mission and vision.
 
EVERY STUDENT in Highline Public Schools
is known by NAME, STRENGTH,
and NEED, and graduates ready for
COLLEGE, CAREER, and CITIZENSHIP.

Highline's Bold Goals from Highline Public Schools on Vimeo.

Superintendent

Dear Families,
Dr. Susan Enfield
 
We in Highline pride ourselves on the diversity of our community, believing that the rich cultures and languages of our students and families are not only an asset, but also an integral part of our shared identity and experience. As the Highline Community, we share in the commitment to engage in respectful, productive, and bipartisan civic engagement and communication in a safe and inclusive space.
 
Highline is committed to ensuring that our students feel safe, welcomed and respected at school. This means we will continue to intervene when we see or hear offensive, bigoted words and actions. We are committed to our promise of knowing each of our students by name, strength and need, as well as protecting, advocating for and valuing our students equally no matter their race, language or ethnicity. To support this work, our School Board recently passed the attached Resolution in support of serving each of our students in an equitable and inclusive environment.
 
Highline students are brilliant, beautiful and brimming with promise and we recognize that they need our protection, advocacy and reassurance now more than ever.

We are Highline--all of us. 
 
Susan
Susan Enfield, Ed.D.
Superintendent 

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