Gregory Heights Elementary School
16201 16th Avenue SW Burien, WA 98166

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2024 Gold Star Award Winners

The Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of its 2024 Gold Star Awards, highlighting the outstanding efforts of Highline educators, staff, volunteers and alumni. These eight individuals live the Highline Promise to know every student by name, strength and need, so that our students graduate prepared for the future they choose. 

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In Highline, we teach comprehensive sexual health education in alignment with state law and district policy.  FLASH (Family Life and Sexual Health) is our curriculum that meets state requirements for sexual health education, which is taught in grades 4-12. Families may opt out of any or all sexual health lessons. Read on for more details. 

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Making sure your child is in school every day is one of the most powerful ways you can prepare your child for success—both in school and in life. The goals outlined in our strategic plan are four reasons why attendance matters

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During Education Support Professionals Week, we celebrate the vital support staff at Highline, from bus drivers to paraeducators and custodians, who are essential to our daily success. Their dedication ensures a safe, supportive, and thriving educational environment for all. 

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We are adopting new materials for biology and health--and we want your input! Your voice is important as we select new instructional materials for high school biology and health for grades K-2 and 6-12. Attend an open house to learn more about the instructional materials under consideration on Tuesday, March 12.

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Safety is our number one priority. Two elementary schools in the Bellevue School District recently reported cyber kidnapping incidents. Cyber kidnapping is a new scam where families are tricked into paying money by making them think a loved one is in danger. Although no cases have been reported in Highline, we are sharing information to help our families stay vigilant and safe.

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Our Business Services staff will brief the school board on our financial picture for the 2024-25 school year at a work session on Wednesday, March 6, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. The work session is open to the public. The community is invited to attend or watch online.

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If you have a child who will be 5 years old by August 31, it's time to think about kindergarten. The 2024-25 school year is just around the corner, and believe it or not, now is the time to enroll.  

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Challenge students to grow to the best of their academic potential and to become self-sufficient and socially responsible citizens.

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