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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]

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]

Due to snow forecast, Highline school buses will stop at alternate stops Friday

Due to snow forecast, Highline school buses will stop at alternate stops Friday

Highline Public Schools announced that all schools will be open and start on-time on Friday, Feb. 8, but due to snow in the forecast, buses will stop at alternate stops before and after school. All afterschool... [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]

Mount Rainier High School Robotics Team holding fundraiser this Saturday

Mount Rainier High School Robotics Team holding fundraiser this Saturday

The Mount Rainier High School Robotics Team will be holding a Chipotle Fundraiser in Tukwila this Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 from 5 – 9 p.m.: If you can stop by, that would be greatly appreciated. Please... [Read more]

Learn ‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ on Wed., Feb. 6

Learn ‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ on Wed., Feb. 6

The City of Normandy Park and the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be hosting ‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ – an Emergency Management Public Presentation... [Read more]

Highline College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 22-25

Highline College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 22-25

The public is invited to free events between Jan. 22–25, 2019 as Highline College hosts its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. Marking what would have been King’s 90th birthday, the week... [Read more]

Mount Rainier Pool will re-open on Monday, Jan. 14

Mount Rainier Pool will re-open on Monday, Jan. 14

The Mount Rainier Pool will re-open on Monday, Jan. 14 for lap swim, family and open swim, water aerobics and swim and dive teams, it was announced on Thursday, Jan. 3. As we previously reported, the pool’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Raisbeck Aviation High Students use Robot for Police Toy Drive

PHOTOS: Raisbeck Aviation High Students use Robot for Police Toy Drive

Story & Photos by Jana Kleitsch The giving force was felt in Des Moines today! Phoenix Force Robotics – FRC Team #2097 from Raisbeck Aviation High School, Highline School District – had a fantastic... [Read more]

Ribbon cut for new student housing building at Highline College

Ribbon cut for new student housing building at Highline College

On Thursday, Dec. 13, Highline College held a ribbon cutting at ‘Campus View,’ a new building that will become home to hundreds of students starting this winter quarter. “Thank you to... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $122,000 in grants to teachers, staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $122,000 in grants to teachers, staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced that they have awarded over $122,000 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools. The foundation’s grant program supports classroom... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High School’s Ramen 4461 Robotics team holding fundraiser

Mt. Rainier High School’s Ramen 4461 Robotics team holding fundraiser

As part of the FIRST™ robotics program, Ramen 4461 is composed of a group of students who attend Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines, and they are currently seeking sponsorships for their 4-H... [Read more]

‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ event will be Feb. 6

‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ event will be Feb. 6

A Message from the City of Des Moines Emergency Management Director, George Delgado: An emergency management evening public presentation, hosted by the City of Normandy Park and the Southside Seattle Chamber... [Read more]