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Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Avenue South Burien, WA 98148

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Monday-Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Puget Sound Skills Center
18010 8th Avenue South Burien, WA 98148

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Welcome to Puget Sound Skills Center

Check out our PSSC video to learn more about our school and what we have to offer. 

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Apply to Puget Sound Skills Center!

Applications now open for the 2022-2023 school year! 

Current sophomores and juniors should apply now before classes fill!

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Class Act 

Our student-run restaurant is now open to the public.  

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Upcoming Events

Latest News

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. 

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Here is a look at the 2022-23 school calendar. These dates and breaks are reflected on our website calendar. 

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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

It is a great honor to begin my role as your new superintendent. The opportunity to serve Highline’s students, staff, families, and community is a source of great joy, excitement, and optimism. Thank you again to our school board for its confidence in my leadership. I am also extremely grateful for the tremendous legacy of excellence created by the school board, Dr. Enfield, and the district’s leadership, educators, staff, and community.

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We are hosting college campus visits for rising seniors on Wednesdays from July 13 to August 3. 

Photos of eight seniors from the class of 2022.

The graduating class of 2022 is full of changemakers. They demonstrate a deep commitment to their communities. With big goals and the determination to make a positive impact, we wholeheartedly believe they will change the world for the better. 

Here are the stories of eight graduates who are examples of the outstanding young leaders graduating from Highline ready to choose their future. 

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All schools have been directed to keep their front doors locked during the school day, starting Tuesday, May 31.

Our Mission

Preparing our students with skills and knowledge for success in college, career and citizenship.

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