Sylvester Middle School
16222 Sylvester Road SW Burien, WA 98166

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Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sylvester Middle School
16222 Sylvester Road SW Burien, WA 98166


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Welcome to Sylvester Middle School

Upcoming Events

Sylvester Bus Loop

Help support our Sylvester community and drop-off any non-perishable and personal hygiene items at our December 2nd Drive-Thru event.  Come through the Sylvester bus loop in front of the school and staff will be on hand to collect your donations.  On December 16th, we will be having a Food Basket & School Supply Give-Away for any Sylvester families to pick-up these donated items.  If you have any questions, need a different pick-up time or need a basket drop-off to your home, please contact our Sylvester Family Liaison, David Estrada, at 206-631-6012 or

(Suggested Donation Items: Grocery Gift Cards, Healthy Options, Low Sodium Soup, Rice, Pasta, Fruit Cups, Cereal, cooking oil, sugar, beans, canned tuna, spices, 100% Fruit Juice Boxes, Toilet Paper, Soap, Laundry Detergent , Pet Food, Diapers (Sizes 4, 5, 6), Baby Wipes, Hand Sanitizer, Clorox Wipes, Paper Towels, Tissues, Bottled Water)

Ayuda a apoyar a nuestra comunidad de Sylvester y deja cualquier artículo no perecedero y de higiene personal en nuestro evento de conducción 2 de diciembre. Ven a través de la entrada de autobús Sylvester y el personal estará a mano para recoger tus donaciones. El 16 de diciembre, tendremos una canasta de alimentos y un donativo escolar para que cualquier familia de Sylvester recoja estos artículos donados. Si tiene alguna pregunta, necesita recoger los artículos a otra hora, o necesita que alguien lleve los artículos a su vivienda, por favor contacte a nuestro enlace familiar de Sylvester, David Estrada, al 206-631-6012 o

(Lista sugerida de artículos para donar: Tarjeta de regalo para tiendas de comida, Opciones saludables, Arroz, Sopa baja en sodio, Pasta, Vasos de frutas, Cereal, Cajas de jugo de fruta 100%, Papel higiénico, Jabón, Detergente de lavandería, Alimentos para mascotas, Pañales, Toallitas para bebé, Alcohol en gel, Toallitas Clorox, Toallas de papel, Tejidos, Agua embotellada)

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Latest News

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National Family Involvement Day

Highline Public Schools is proud to celebrate National Family Involvement Day on November 19. On this day we honor the powerful contributions made by families to support student success.

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Read the Family Update for November 17. See interactive meals delivery map, remember to pre-order meals, share your opinion in our meal survey, plus learn what to expect with grading & report cards.

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This February we will host ReadyK!, a transitional kindergarten program for children who have not had access to a high-quality early learning experience.

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Please read the family update for November 12 that includes information on free flu shot clinics, family zoom expectations, our recent newsletter and pre-ordering meals.

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You came through for our students with our highest approval rate in decades. Enjoy this thank you “card” with a message from one of our students! And don't miss Superintendent Susan Enfield's thank you to voters and Yes for Highline campaign volunteers.

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Superintendent Enfield celebrates the passage of Highline's Tech Levy, Prop. 1, and thanks voters and the Yes for Highline campaign volunteers for their work.  

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