Welcome to Highland Park Elementary! This blog is written by our PTA, but it is intended to be for parents, teachers, students, neighbors, local businesses - anyone interested in our community! Highland Park Elementary is a special place. Our student body is around 350 students, with an amazing and dedicated staff. Our school is one... Continue Reading →
Join us Wednesday May 18th at 6:30pm to learn how you can participate in upcoming end-of-year events like Tie-Dye, Field Day, Kindergarten & 5th grade graduations and more! Join in the library at HPE or virtually. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the Microsoft Teams link. We are still looking for 2 board members to step in next... Continue Reading →
Dine in or Carry Out (no delivery) to support HPE on Thursday May 19th 11am-8pm Zippy's recently had their door windows broken on the store front. Let's show up in large numbers to rally around them! Click to see the menu
Update as of May 2nd: Thank you to all the volunteers, this event was a great success supporting the community while raising just shy of $1500! Please sign up on our sign up genius for Saturday April 30th 8am-3pm to help support HPE! If on a mobile device click this post and the sign up... Continue Reading →
Join us anytime from 9-noon for liter pick up, mulch spreading, planting, sweeping, and grounds improvements at Highland Park Elementary School. We will meet on the black top. We will have free coffee, doughnuts and Dominos Pizza to accompany our communities hard work. Come as you are, leave as a stronger member of your community.... Continue Reading →
We are half way through the 2021-2022 school year. The Highland Park Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is kicking off our board member recruitment for the 2022-2023 school year. We are looking for the next Highland Park PTA board! All four board positions are open. To ensure the PTA's nonprofit 501c3 status, all board positions must be filled. The... Continue Reading →
Join us in our biggest fundraiser of the year! Take what you want and give what you can . Start saving your gently used kids books, sports and outdoor equipment, kitchenware, kids and adult clothing and toys. April 30th bring your gently used items to donate to the rummage sale. The PTA will accept donated... Continue Reading →
Support Highland Park Elementary by dining in or carrying out Proletariat Pizza on April 21st from 4-9pm. Please mention Highland Park Elementary when ordering.
Black Lives Matter at School Week is here! It may look different this year with distance learning, but teachers at Highland Park are still engaging in this work for their students and our community. Here is an article in the Seattle Times describing this Week of Action. This is the Year of Purpose, read more... Continue Reading →
Highline tries to avoid learning loss by boosting students ahead. "There's plenty of research on what happens when education is disrupted by natural disasters, like Hurricane Katrina, or planned breaks in learning, like summer."
The Seattle Times is running a new series as part of its Education Lab. The first article was published today, coming up in the series is part 2 (In Highline schools, a strategy often reserved for top performers might be working for everyone) and part 3 (Do standardized tests still serve their purpose?) Here is... Continue Reading →