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Mount Rainier High School
22450 19th Avenue South Des Moines, WA 98198

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

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The IB transfer request window for the 2019-20 school year is January 1-31.
 

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MRHS Bulletin Week of March 25

Events and Activities for Mount Rainier Rams during the week of March 25.  Senior Graduation Orders and Yearbook Dedications, Multicultural Assemble, Latino Family Fiesta, College and Career, and lots of Sports.

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More locks are coming soon. Voters funded the 2016 school bond, which set aside money for improved security, including safer interior and exterior door locks. Here is an updated timeline and list of schools.

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Staff and community members from across the district are talking and crunching numbers to finalize priorities and construction budgets for the next school bond.

Two counselors standing in doorway of a renovated Olympic Interim site office.

Curious counselors and teachers from Highline High School checked out the Olympic Interim site in February. The renovation is almost done. Here are photos so you can preview. Watch for an Open House announcement!

Last Day of School is June 25

We want students to receive all scheduled time for instruction, so we will not apply for a waiver for the February snow days.

CFAC Members talking and prioritizing schools for construction.

Our community-led Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) met on February 27. They reviewed photos of the aging buildings they toured and started looking at baseline costs for replacing the three schools that will begin the design process this year. 

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Highline Public Schools will adopt new materials for social studies and math--and we want your input! New instructional materials will be selected for kindergarten-8th grade math and 6th-11th grade social studies. You’re invited to drop by an open house to learn more about the instructional materials under consideration.

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All 11th-grade students will participate in FutureU on Wednesday, March 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. at Green River College.

Our Mission

Mount Rainier High School promotes the growth of every student and seeks to create principled, knowledgeable, and inquisitive graduates empowered to lead productive and caring lives in a global society.

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