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
22450 19th Avenue South Des Moines, WA 98198


Mount Rainier HS Bulletin Week of Feb 10

Mount Rainier HS Bulletin Week of Feb 10

Mount Rainier High School

Weekly Bulletin                           

Week of February 10, 2020


  Monday, Feb 10                              


Tuesday, Feb 11                


Wednesday, Feb 12                         Boys Basketball Tournament @ Olympia HS – 7:00pm


Thursday, Feb 13                           


Friday, Feb 14                                  Mid-Winter Break – No School

                                                              Boys Basketball Tournament @ TBD (Wilson or Foss HS) – 6:00pm


Saturday, Feb 15                             Gymnastics WCD Tournament @ Kentlake HS – TBD

                                                              Wrestling Regional Tournament @ Tahoma – TBD


Monday, Feb 17                               Presidents Day – No School


Mid-Winter Break 2/14-17            Senior Financial Aid Night 2/20   Student Led Conferences 3/10 & 12             Jungle Tolo 3/14



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.


First Day of School 2020 – 2021:  the tentative first day of school will be Thursday, Sept 3rd for grades 1-12 pending approval of HEA membership.


The English Language Proficiency Assessment will be given to all of our English Language Learners starting February 10th. The ELPA is very important because it will help us improve our support of EL students at MRHS. Students will test in the library the week of February 10-13th and will take the Speaking portion of the test the following week, Feb. 18th-21st. Students will receive a test notice in Advisory today with their test time and location. For more info or questions about the ELPA please call (206) 631-7142 or email


Physics Tutoring now available!  Monday – Friday after school.  Check with teacher for specific times and rooms.




Latino Club is selling roses for Valentines’ Day!

Latino Club will be taking orders for roses and mini-bouquets at both lunches through Wed, Feb. 12. Valentine's Day roses will be delivered to students and staff during 5th pd. on Thursday, February 13th. You can order:

- 1 perfect red rose for only $2
- 1 rose mini-bouquet (2 perfect red roses + baby's breath or greens) $5

With the roses you can choose a white heart (friendship); pink heart (crush) or red heart (love) tag which will be attached to the rose.
Bring cash or check and you need to know the 5th pd. class room number of the student/staff member receiving the rose.

Students and staff love receiving these beautiful roses during class for Valentine's Day, so join in our yearly tradition and share the love!


New Club:  One Love Club  What is One Love Club?  An organization that educates young people about healthy and unhealthy relationships, empowering them to identify and avoid abuse and learn how to love better.  Want to know more?  Questions?  Student Ambassador Anastasia Preradovic email or Kristina Grundmanis, Advisor email


Club Registration Open:  All students may now register for Clubs in FamilyID @  All Club Members must register.  Keep track of what is happening in clubs and activities! 


Spring Sports FamilyID Registration has begun.  Spring Sports Season begins 3/2 (first practice): Baseball, Softball, Girls Tennis, Boys Soccer, Track & Field.  Make sure your physical is valid, fines paid, and register on FamilyID.




Graduation:  Mount Rainier High School Class of 2020 will graduate at ShoWare Center on Wednesday, June 17th at Noon.


Josten’s Graduation delivery Thursday, March 26 during lunches. Order or complete payment on-line at


Senior Dedications:  Yearbook is now selling senor dedications. Honor your senior with an ad in our yearbook. Space is limited so they will be sold until all space is reserved or March 1, whichever comes first.  Prices:  ¼ page $50; ½ page $100; Full page $200.

Order form and information will be on our Mt. Rainier website by Wednesday, Jan 29. Go to Student Life > Yearbook for the order form.  Any question? Contact




Financial Aid Night- February 20th from 2:30-7pm. Food provided.


Scholarships- Its scholarship season!! Need help completing scholarships? Stop by the College and Career Center to get more information about the top scholarships. Please see below for our scholarship party info. Food will be provided. Let’s get this money Rams!!


Scholarship Party Events

Wednesday, February 12th from 2:30-6pm


Des Moines Dollars for Scholars Due March 31st

Highline Schools Foundation February 26th

Check out Naviance for a list of more scholarships!



Girls Who Code will be tabling Monday, February 10th during Lunch.

HPS Internship Program will be tabling Wednesday, February 12th during Lunch.