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Register for Kindergarten 

Children turning 5 years old on or before August 31 can start kindergarten in the 2019-20 school year. Register your student now to gain access to free kindergarten readiness programs and materials.

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Check out the 2018-19 school calendar. 

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Upcoming Events

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Highline children can eat free breakfast, lunch, and snacks during the summer through the federally funded Simplified Summer Food Program. The program provides funding for several of our schools to serve children living in South King County. 
 

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The Board of Directors will hold a public budget hearing on Wednesday, June 19 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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With the close of the legislative session, we now have a clearer budget picture for 2019-20. State lawmakers made some modifications to the McCleary funding plan that help us. However, enrollment is still declining, and that means a decline in state funding.

MRHS Success Dean Jay Upshaw works with a teaching  colleague and two students after school.

Our strategic plan names ambitious academic goals, including a goal for at least 19 out of 20 students to graduate prepared to choose their future. Why aim so high? Because our students are worth it, and they are capable of it.

CFAC Members discuss bond recommendation.

Our community-led Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) members plan to recommend to the school board on June 26 that the next school bond include rebuilding Evergreen and Tyee high schools and Pacific Middle School.

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On Wednesday, May 15 the Highline School Board approved the adoption of new social studies and math curricula. Students will begin using the new instructional materials in fall 2019.

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Due to snow days, the schedule for the last week of school has changed.

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To give families what they need to support their children, Highline will launch a new mobile app and online family portal in fall 2019. Highline’s current mobile app will discontinue on June 30. 

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Thank you to all who participated in this conversation. We invite everyone to explore the priorities and ideas provided about our upcoming high school schedule change.

Our Mission

At Southern Heights we: Inspire, Empower, Succeed.

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