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

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Mount Rainier Bulletin Week of January 21

Mount Rainier Bulletin Week of January 21

Mount Rainier High School

Weekly Bulletin                           

Week of January 21, 2019


                                                                                                                                                                                                             Bus Departs:

Monday, Jan 21                 ML King Holiday – No School                                      


Tuesday, Jan 22                 C Boys Basketball vs Kent Meridian @ Home – 3:45pm

                                                JV Boys Basketball vs Kent Meridian @ Home – 5:30pm

                                                V Boys Basketball vs Kent Meridian @ Home – 7:00pm

                                                JV Girls Basketball vs Kent Meridian @ K M – 5:30pm                                                         4:00

                                                V Girls Basketball vs Kent Meridian @ K M – 7:00pm                                                           4:00


Wednesday, Jan 23           Wrestling vs Kentridge @ Home – 7:00pm

                                                Gymnastics @ Auburn HS – 6:30pm                                                                                            3:45


Thursday, Jan 24               Running Start & PSSC Info Night @ MRHS – 6:00pm

                                                Girls Wrestling @ Decatur – 5:00pm                                                                                           3:15


Friday, Jan 25                    End of 1st Semester

                                                V Boys Wrestling Tournament @ Chief Sealth – 4:00pm                                                      1:30

                                                C Boys Basketball vs Kennedy Catholic @ Home – 3:45pm

                                                JV Boys Basketball vs Kennedy Catholic @ Home – 5:30pm

                                                V Boys Basketball vs Kennedy Catholic @ Home – 7:00pm

                                                JV Girls Basketball vs Kennedy Catholic @ Kennedy – 5:30pm                                           4:00       

                                                V Girls Basketball Kennedy Catholic @ Kennedy – 7:00pm                                                  4:00

                                                Dive NPSL @ Auburn Pool - TBD                                                                                                


Saturday, Jan 26                Girls Wrestling Tournament @ Kamiak (Mariner HS)                                                            6:00am

                                                Swim NPSL @ Hazen Pool - TBD                                                                                                 


Monday, Jan 28                 No School Grades 7 - 12



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.


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.


Running Start and Puget Sound Skills Center Informational Night – January 24th 6:00-7:30 in the Little Theater

The MRHS School Counselors invite students and their families interested in Running Start or Puget Sound Skills Center to meet representatives from each of these programs. There will be a presentation with Q&A from each representative and further Q&A from the MRHS Counselors after the program has concluded. This is the ideal place to hear all of the information at once and to get all of your questions answered if you are considering one of these programs!  If you have any questions prior to the event please contact Gina Fiorito at


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. 




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; 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: