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Southern Heights Elementary School
11249 14th Avenue South Burien, WA 98168


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With the current restrictions on in-person activities, children and teens may be spending more time online. Please take this opportunity to talk with your child about staying safe online. Younger children are especially vulnerable to being deceived by people they encounter in multi-player games and other internet gathering places.

Family Update for May 11

Today's update includes the last day of school, email bouncebacks and wifi resources in the community.

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During this difficult time, we understand that as a parent taking a bigger role in your student’s education you may have concerns. Distance Learning brought countless challenges, but Highline Public Schools is committed to communicating and working with you and your family. If you are encountering:

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Educators have never had to adapt like they have this year, creating new ways to engage students and families. Highline teachers made an overnight transition to a distance learning model, showing our community their best qualities: innovation, perseverance, tenacity, care and commitment. 

Family Update for May 1

Today's family update includes meal site information, learning supply kits, elementary grading and more. 

HHS graduates throw their mortarboards in their air.

We know that one of the big concerns seniors have right now is earning all the credits you need to graduate this spring. Our priority is ensuring that you graduate on time in June.

A student picks up meals at Glacier Middle School.

Meal sites are open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only to promote social distancing. Students will receive two days worth of meals on Monday, three days worth of meals on Wednesday, and two days worth of meals on Friday.

White Center Heights student using a Chromebook.

As students begin distance learning, you may need technology support. We have created a webpage with resources that provides step-by-step instructions on logging into your Chromebook, connecting your Chromebook to the internet, and rebooting your Chromebook if needed. 

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At Southern Heights we: Inspire, Empower, Succeed.

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