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15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Maritime High School
615 S 200th St Des Moines, WA 98198

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Friday Family Newsletter - June 3, 2022

Jun 3, 2022

Dear MHS Families,

Thanks to all of our student families, community, and staff for participating in the Thought Exchange for our Maritime Promise. From the results you can see a depiction of the responses displayed in the word cloud above. We will use these thoughts and themes as a basis to construct our Maritime Promise statement.

We are also pleased to announce that Maritime High School has hired Bridgett Cabiles as our World Language/Humanities Generalist Position for the 22-23 school year and beyond. Bridgett comes to us from Kennedy High School. She is an innovative bilingual Spanish Teacher with strong written, verbal and student engagement skills. Bridgett brings a wealth of experience building strong relationships with students and families, community building, focusing on social-emotional learning, and engaging students with Spanish Language and culture. We are excited for Bridgett to utilize her strengths in our collective future work ahead! Welcome aboard! 

Next Week at A Glance & Save the Dates:

  • Field Work Calendar 

    • June 7th - All Crews - Canoe Launch @ Seahurst Beach Park 

    • June 9th - All Crews -  Blake Island Trip - Admiral Jack

    • June 10th - *In Person Field Work Experience* (Not a Virtual Friday)

      • Muckleshoot Canoe Shed Visit

        • Drop off students at regular time:

          • Breakfast 8AM

          • School starts 8:30 AM

          • Bus Departs MHS at 9:30 to Muckleshoot Elder’s Complex

          • Bus Departs Muckleshoot Elder’s Complex at 12:25 PM

          • Students arrive at MHS at 1PM for Early Release and are picked up for the day

  • June 11th - The PTSA invites you to join several of our current MHS students for a Beach Clean Up at Herring's House Park on June 11th from 1PM - 4:30PM. Click here for the flyer and more details!

    • At this event you will:

      • Help current MHS students will earn credit

      • Have a chance for Q&A with current students

    • Enter a raffle

    • Come help us build our MHS Community while helping the environment. Sign up here.

  • June 13th - June 15th  Please check your email for a calendar invite to your student’s Project Exhibition via Zoom. If you cannot make the time slot the sessions are being recorded. 

  • June 16th - Last Day of School - 8:30 AM-11:30 AM (No Lunch Served)

Reminders & News: 

  • Exciting news! King County Metro is providing free Summer Youth ORCA Passes to all 8th - 12th grade students who are eligible for free or Reduced-Price Lunches at their schools. The passes will work on the bus, light rail, water taxi, and more to help young people get around the Sound this summer!

  • Check out our ongoing list of free and/or scholarship-accessible summer programs! Many deadlines are approaching at the end of this month

If you have any other questions, please feel free to call the office at 206-631-7400.