Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien,WA 98166

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Mount Rainier High School

Weekly Bulletin                           

Week of January 28, 2019


                                                                                                                                                                                                             Bus Departs:

Monday, Jan 28                 No School – Grades 7-12                 


Tuesday, Jan 29                 Valentine Flower Fundraiser begins - Latino Club


Wednesday, Jan 30           Gymnastics NPSL Meet vs Tahoma @ Maple Valley MS – 6:30pm


Thursday, Jan 31               Dive WCD 3 Meet @ Curtis Aquatic Center


Friday, Feb 1                      Swim WCD 3 Meet @ Curtis Aquatic Center

                                                V Boys Basketball NPSL Tournament @ Enumclaw – Potential Game TBD

                                                Boys Wrestling Sub Regional Tournament @ Kent Meridian – 4:00pm

                                                Girls Wrestling Sub Regional Tournament @ Thomas Jefferson – 5:00pm


Saturday, Feb 2                  Swim WCD 3 Meet @ Curtis Aquatic Center             

                                                V Boys Basketball NPSL Tournament @ Enumclaw – Potential Game TBD

                                                Boys Wrestling Sub Regional Tournament @ Kent Meridian – 10:00am

                                                Girls Wrestling Sub Regional Tournament @ Thomas Jefferson – 10:30am


Band Recital Feb 6   Mid-Winter/Presidents Day Feb 15 – 18    Spring Sports Begin Feb 25     SAT: All 11th Grade Mar 6  




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.


Student Meal Assistance for furloughed families:  Households of furloughed employees may be eligible for free or reduced-price meal benefits.  Furloughed families can apply based on their current household income.  Usually free or reduced-price meal eligibility reflects annual income.  However, application of furloughed employees may reflect their current household situation.  Families are encouraged to terminate or update their free/reduced price status when they are no longer facing economic hardship.  The fastest and most secure way to apply is online at  If they prefer families can pick-up a paper application at their student’s school office. For more information or assistance, please call Nutrition Services at 206-631-3228 or email


Clothing Drive:  The Sophomore Class Officers are organizing an old/used clothing drive.  Clothes in GOOD CONDITION for any age group will be collected in Advisory Classes.  Items accepted are:  t-shirts, polos, button-up dress shirts, skirts, jeans, sweatpants, pajama pants, socks, scarves, and hats.  (Do Not Bring undergarments, swimsuits, jewelry, or anything not clothing.)  One advisory will be rewarded with a party for their participation based on items donated.  Last Day to Donate is THURSDAY, JANUARY 31!


Band Chamber Music Recital @ MRHS Theater Wednesday, February 6th – 6:00pm


ELPA (English Language Proficiency Assessment):  ELL Students testing Feb 4-8 & Feb 11-14.  Students will be notified their testing times.


SAT:  All 11th grade students will take the SAT in Auxiliary Gym on March 6th.  Doors open at 7:30am and close promptly at 8:00.


After School Homework Help:  after school homework help and tutoring Monday through Thursdays in room 1509 from 2:30 – 4:30.  The Success Office will be providing snacks.


ACTIVITY BUS: Bus will be leaving the bus zone at 4:45 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Any students that live in the MRHS service area are eligible to ride this bus, and will be brought to their normal stops.  Students that are at MRHS on an in-district transfer, including IB, will not have stops on these routes.  If the amount of students grows, we will have second bus to transport students.


In District Transfer Requests Open:  If you want your student to attend a school other than their neighborhood school, you may submit a transfer request by February 1.  Information and Transfer Request Forms are available at


Schools of Choice Application Window open Jan 1 – Jan 31.  Secondary schools of choice include Big Picture, CHOICE Academy, Raisbeck Aviation High School and the International Baccalaureate (IB) program at MRHS.  For more information and to apply on-line visit  Space is limited.


**District Boundary Change Grandfather Process/Application:  NEW – students currently in 9 & 10 grade may apply to stay in their current school through graduation instead of moving to their new neighborhood school.  See information on the Highline Schools website for process.  Deadline February 15th.




2019 Graduation:  Wednesday, June 19th at ShoWare @ 3pm.


Senior Yearbook Pictures:  The list is posted on the bulletin board by bookkeeping of all Senior Photos the Yearbook Class received.  Check your name to be sure your special photo is on the list.  Questions?  See Mr. Yousoofian in room 1215.


Cap/Gown Orders will arrive here in a couple of months from Jostens.  If you have not ordered, you still can directly through  Order packets are in the main office.  Pay off any remaining balance before delivery.






Spring Sports Begin February 25thBaseball, Softball, Track, Girls Tennis, Boys Soccer. 

Check your physical date on FamilyID or with Mr. Peterson, Athletic Director; check if you have fines (list on bulletin board by bookkeeping); turn in Winter Sport items (if applicable); have parent/guardian sign you up on FamilyID: registration opens 2/4; watch your email for updates.

ASB ($40) & Participation Fees ($50/25) are required to participate in sports.  Students who have paid for 2 sports during the school year do not pay for the 3rd sport – you must tell bookkeeper if this applies to you.


Winter Sports Play-offs are beginning!  Keep track of your favorite teams and athletes on: