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15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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225 South 152nd Street Burien, WA 98148

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The Power Of Belonging: Student Voices

At Highline, our goal is for everyone to feel they belong the moment they step through the doors. A Culture of Belonging is the first of four goals in our new strategic plan, “Living Our Promise.” Through the voices of our Superintendent’s Student Leadership Team, discover the difference a Culture of Belonging makes in fostering meaningful connections, self-confidence and academic success.

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SBG, Standards-based grading

The state sets standards for what students should know and be able to do at each grade level.  Standards-based grading (SBG) measures a student’s learning of specific standards. Traditional grading gives students points for individual assignments or effort, but SBG shows a student's progress toward learning standards. SBG ensures that grades reflect a student’s academic performance and understanding of the material, rather than their behavior or effort. This results in a more accurate representation of a student’s abilities and progress.

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We’re Listening: How Our Community is Guiding SEL Development

In shaping the future of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), we prioritized your voice. From 45 Community Advisory Sessions, clear themes emerged: a need for engagement, belonging, and recognition of each student's uniqueness. Students voiced a need for trust, connection, and tools to navigate challenges. Families, community and staff shared a need for collaboration, cultural responsiveness, and lessons on emotional well-being. These insights will guide our 2023-24 SEL framework, ensuring it's community-focused and student-centered.

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