Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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

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

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Friday Family Newsletter - September 2, 2022

Friday Family Newsletter - September 2, 2022

Dear MHS Families, 

Happy Friday! I was so thrilled to get to see each and every one of our students' faces this week.  What an awesome community building experience we had for the first two days of school. We look forward to continuing the powerful learning throughout the school year.  See below for upcoming updates and important information. 

Action Items:

  • 9th Grade

  • 10th Grade

    • Complete Northwest Maritime Center Liability Form

    • Complete WA State Parks Waiver 

    • Save the Date: Salish Sea Expeditions

      • NWMC is excited to offer a 4 night-5 day expedition aboard Schooner Zodiac!

        • Sept. 26th-30th (Crew TBA 9/6/22)

        • Oct. 17th- 21st (Crew TBA 9/6/22)

Field Work Experience Days:

  • For a full FWE calendar, click here (check on Tuesday for adjusted bus times). Here is a glance at the second week of schools FWEs:

    • Sept 7th 

      • 9th Grade - Duwamish Hill Preserve

      • 10th Grade - Fisherman’s Terminal

    • Sept 8th

      • 9th Grade - Herring House Park

      • 10th Grade - Issaquah Hatchery

  • The week of 9/14 we will begin some boat based Field Work Experiences. Maritime High School will be providing foul weather gear and boots for all students. Read here for more information on “how to dress.”


  • If you have any outstanding transportation questions, please contact Transportation for bus route information. 206-631-7502

  • To apply for an ORCA Card, click here

Save the Dates:

  • September 5th - Labor Day - No School

  • September 6th - Picture Day

  • September 9th - Early Release Friday

  • September 14th - 10th Grade Guardians - Overnight Trip Info Zoom 6PM-7PM (More info coming soon!)

  • October 13th - Community Learning Showcase - Evening event for all families to view student’s learning. 

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