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Sylvester Summer News

Learn about our summer office hours, our upcoming business day, and the first day of our next school year.

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Keep your children healthy and safe by making sure they are up to date on vaccines. Attend a free immunization clinic on Tuesday, August 13. All Highline families are welcome. 

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King County named this year’s Green Schools, and five of our schools made the list. Congratulations to North Hill Elementary School, Shorewood Elementary School, Waskowitz Outdoor School, McMicken Heights Elementary School and Sylvester Middle School.

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Starting in fall 2019, we are taking a new approach to middle school math to ensure students have the foundational skills necessary to be successful in algebra and beyond. We are introducing a new math curriculum, and the course sequence will be different than before.

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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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Free ORCA cards are available for students currently in grades 8-12 who qualify for free and reduced lunch.

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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.

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Lead with equity and love, to serve an ever-changing community that is determined to learn.

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