School starts Wednesday for Highline Public Schools

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 Posted in Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off

Good luck to students and staff - be sure to check out the Highline district website for the newest information! You can also find the district now on Facebook and ... Read more..

Congratulations, Class of 2010! New Start and Choice Academy graduate

Monday, June 14th, 2010 Posted in Education, Highline School District, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

(White Center Now photos by Evan Miglorie) "This is the biggest night in our school's history." That's what New Start High School teacher Ann Magyar told White Center Now about tonight's graduation ... Read more..

State suspends health-care provider who volunteered for Evergreen HS

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 Posted in Evergreen High School, White Center news | Comments Off

This is a somewhat tangled tale - a 36-year-old man who worked for Highline Public Schools providing first aid at sports events, and also had volunteered with Evergreen High School, ... Read more..

Today/tonight: Highline spring break; North Burien welcome reception

Monday, April 5th, 2010 Posted in burien, Highline School District, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

Two notes: First, it's the start of the Highline Public Schools weeklong spring break; second, tonight's Burien City Council meeting will be preceded by a reception for new North Burien ... Read more..

Big changes ahead for 2 Highline district middle schools

Thursday, March 4th, 2010 Posted in Education, Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off

Highline Public Schools has released more information on its plans for Cascade and Chinook Middle Schools, both of which are eligible for potential federal grants because they're on the state's ... Read more..

Highline Public Schools marks a milestone with new board member

Sunday, January 10th, 2010 Posted in Highline School District, Schools | Comments Off

From Highline Public Schools: Angelica Alvarez, the first Latino/a elected to the Highline School board, begins her first full month in office in January. Alvarez was elected in November and sworn ... Read more..

Last day of school before Winter Break

Friday, December 18th, 2009 Posted in Holidays, Schools, White Center news | 1 Comment »

If your student's in Seattle Public Schools, they're out an hour early today; if Highline Public Schools, they're out 90 minutes early like most Fridays. Happy vacation! Read more..

From Highline Public Schools: Refinancing that’ll save you $

Thursday, December 10th, 2009 Posted in Education, Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off

News release received Wednesday night from Highline Public Schools: Highline Public Schools has refinanced 2002 bonds, resulting in a savings to taxpayers of more than $8 million over the next five ... Read more..

Monday night: Parent Math Academy for Highline Public Schools

Monday, October 26th, 2009 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Want to know more about what's ahead for your student in algebra, and how to help? Get a firsthand experience in Parent Math Academy, Monday night 6 pm at Highline ... Read more..

Grant to benefit Cascade students (and other Highline middle schools)

Saturday, October 17th, 2009 Posted in Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

White Center's Cascade Middle School is getting a boost from a new grant, along with other middle schools in Highline Public Schools. Here's the official announcement made today: Highline Public Schools ... Read more..

No school today for Highline Public Schools

Friday, October 9th, 2009 Posted in White Center news | Comments Off

Like most school districts, Highline has no classes today - it's an "in-service" day for teachers. Read more..

Welcome back, Highline Public Schools students!

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 Posted in Education, White Center news | Comments Off

First day of school. Some of what's new for this school year is linked from the district home page. Read more..

Highline Public Schools’ message to families: Early release most Fridays

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 Posted in Education, Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off

Highline Public Schools asked if we would help get this message out to its families before school starts - versions of this letter will be going out, with customized information ... Read more..

Something to say about the Highline Public Schools budget? Speak out Wednesday

Sunday, June 7th, 2009 Posted in Education, Highline School District, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Highline Public Schools leadership has gone public with recommendations for how to balance the budget (see them here). Now, they want to hear from you, and will be accepting comment ... Read more..

More forums to discuss Highline Public Schools cut proposals

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009 Posted in Highline School District | Comments Off

Just received this from Ian at WCCDA: There will be two sessions at Mt. View Elementary tomorrow for parents and community members to be informed about HSD budget cuts. HSD Board ... Read more..

You’ll see students out and about today

Thursday, March 19th, 2009 Posted in Highline School District, Seattle Public Schools | Comments Off

... because Highline Public Schools, Seattle Public Schools, and even the Vashon school district all are in no-classes mode today. Read more..

Highline Public Schools parents: Start late or leave early?

Friday, January 30th, 2009 Posted in Highline School District, Schools | 1 Comment »

From the Highline Public Schools eHighlights: If you're a parent or teacher in the district, you'll be asked within the next few weeks to answer a survey about whether you'd ... Read more..

School notes: Upcoming off-days; College Goal Sunday today

Sunday, January 25th, 2009 Posted in Education, Schools | Comments Off

If you're in the Seattle district, tomorrow (Monday 1/26) there's no school ("day between semesters"). In the Highline district, Friday 2/6 is the next no-classes day ("waiver day"). Today, by ... Read more..

Four-day weekend for some Highline Public Schools students

Friday, January 16th, 2009 Posted in Education, Highline School District, White Center news | Comments Off

No school today for secondary students in Highline Public Schools; Monday, MLK Day, is a holiday for all students in HPS (and other districts). Read more..

Highline Public Schools: Late tomorrow, at the very least

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 Posted in Highline School District, Schools, White Center news | Comments Off

Highline Public Schools already will be 2 hours late tomorrow - and they're asking families to check in the am for possible closure (since it may be snowing by 4 ... Read more..