Parkside Elementary School
2104 S 247th StreetDes Moines, WA 98198

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Welcome to Parkside Elementary

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Each year, families are required to verify student emergency information and submit updated health information. This ensures we have a current home address, phone number, emergency contact and health information on file. All of these items help us keep students safe while at school. 

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We have a few open seats on our community-led Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC). Add your name to the lottery by Monday, September 26 at 9:00 a.m. if you live in Highline and are serious about helping prioritize 10 older schools for future bonds.

Local Ingredients + Scratch Made = School Lunches

School meals today look a lot different than they did when many of us attended school. Our school kitchen staff prioritize local ingredients and scratch cooking when possible. And, they work hard to create recipes that reflect the many cultures our students represent. 

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We're back! Classrooms are buzzing with excitement as the 2022-23 school year officially kicks off. We have a lot to celebrate this year as we welcome our new superintendent, Dr. Ivan Duran. Watch this video to learn more about our new superintendent and why he chose to work in Highline. 

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Are you a Highline Public Schools alum? Join our Alumni Network and help our students follow in your footsteps, introduce them to a career path, help them refine their professional skills and share your pathway. 

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Kindergarten Jumpstart will be from August 17 to 19 from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

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Join a curriculum adoption committee for the 2022-23 school year. In addition to continuing the adoption process for 6-12 music, K-8 science and upper-level math, new committees are being formed for a biology and health curriculum adoption. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on September 16.

Dr. Ivan Duran and his family.

With the new school year around the corner, we couldn’t be more excited to welcome our new superintendent, Dr. Ivan Duran, to the Highline team. To help you get to know Dr. Duran, we invite you to watch this story. 

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We want you to be ready for the start of the school year. Here are nine things to do as you get ready for the first day of school. 

Our Mission

We seek to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success through engaging and relevant instruction while nurturing individual differences and learning styles.

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