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Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Teacher Ellen Dorr believes moving sixth grade to middle school will have a positive impact on students. The Highline School District announce Friday (April 4) that it will be moving 6th grade to Middle... [Read more]

Highline launches free preschool program funded by ‘Race to the Top’ grant

Highline launches free preschool program funded by ‘Race to the Top’ grant

Highline School District will launch Pre-K Play and Learn next week, a new early education program geared to incoming kindergarten students who haven’t had access to high-quality preschool programs. Funded... [Read more]

Des Moines Rotarians deliver illustrated dictionaries to 3rd graders

Des Moines Rotarians deliver illustrated dictionaries to 3rd graders

This month, Des Moines Rotarians visited every Highline elementary school in their city and came bearing gifts: a beautifully illustrated children’s dictionary for each third grader…

Highline Schools Foundation awards 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

Highline Schools Foundation awards 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

On Wednesday night (June 5), the Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (STIA) Scholarship for 2013: This scholarship is a needs-based scholarship... [Read more]

Two Aviation High Students earn spot in Summer Aerospace Program

Two Aviation High Students earn spot in Summer Aerospace Program

Two students from Des Moines’ Aviation High School will take part in the Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) Summer Residency program, the Highline School District announced Monday (June 3). Aviation... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High Student selected to explore ocean with Titanic Discoverer

Mt. Rainier High Student selected to explore ocean with Titanic Discoverer

Mount Rainier High’s Sebastian Martinez has been awarded the coveted position of Honors Research Student and will sail with Titanic Discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard’s Nautilus Exploration Program... [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]

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

The Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence on Monday (May 13) announced the winners of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (STIA) Scholarship for 2013. This scholarship is a needs-based scholarship... [Read more]

Aviation High School Named #6 in State by US News & World Report

Aviation High School Named #6 in State by US News & World Report

Des Moines’ Aviation High School is ranked as one of the top performing schools in U.S. News and World Report’s Best High School rankings for 2013, it was announced Thursday (April 25). The school... [Read more]

Highline Schools’ Districtwide Food Drive Starts Tuesday; Runs Through April 26

Highline Schools’ Districtwide Food Drive Starts Tuesday; Runs Through April 26

Highline Public Schools’ districtwide food drive starts Tuesday, April 16 and runs through Friday, April 26. “All the food and money collected will be donated to the Highline, Des Moines, and White... [Read more]

Highline Schools’ Super Dr. Susan Enfield Seeks Full-time Kindergartens

Highline Schools’ Super Dr. Susan Enfield Seeks Full-time Kindergartens

Highline School District superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield says she hopes to see the district have full-time paid kindergarten for all beginning students and for the Legislature to find a way…

Mt. Rainier’s Brittany McPhee Named State Basketball Player of the Year

Mt. Rainier’s Brittany McPhee Named State Basketball Player of the Year

Click image to see larger version. Photo courtesy Highline School District. Congrats to Mount Rainier junior Brittany McPhee, who has been named the state’s basketball player of the year. “Brittany... [Read more]

Area Police Chiefs Meet with Highline School District About Its Security Plan

Area Police Chiefs Meet with Highline School District About Its Security Plan

Highline School District Superintendent Susan Enfield and members of her leadership team met Thursday (Jan. 10) with top law enforcement officials of the five municipalities in the south end to discuss... [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]

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]

Pacific Middle School Band Takes Gold in Heritage Festival in San Francisco

Pacific Middle School Band Takes Gold in Heritage Festival in San Francisco

by Mysty Beal Memorial Day weekend was cool in the Bay Area, which suited the Pacific Middle School Wind Ensemble members as they bussed from UC Berkeley to the south end of San Francisco. They popped... [Read more]

Second Aviation High School Student Appointed to West Point This Year

Second Aviation High School Student Appointed to West Point This Year

Aviation High School senior Sean Crowley has been appointed to West Point by U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen. Sean is the second AHS student to win an appointment to West Point this year, joining classmate... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast is Friday, April 20

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast is Friday, April 20

Pictured from left to right: Darcy Smith, Dr. Alan Spicciati, Barbara Rodgers, Astha Tada. Not pictured: David Sabey. Photo courtesy of Maureen Simon. The Highline Schools Foundation’s 2012 Gold... [Read more]