Staff vs. students kickball game.
Kindergarteners and their teachers celebrated Tie-Dye Day and the end of a successful and fun 2012-2013 school year.
Our blended students and their sixth grade friends participated in the Shoreline Schools' Bike Rodeo.
Wild Waves celebration for Patrol Members.
Ms. Slinning and Ms. Hartman have led students in an after school class to learn "Healthy Habits." Students have learned how to make the right choices when eating and exercising.
Third graders at the sculpture park.
Cameron had a colorful time working on a classroom art project.
Fifth graders enjoyed the May sunshine and read books on the grass.
Gabe checked out a cookbook from the Library and baked "Gluten Free Candy Pizza" that he shared with the Highland Terrace staff. Thanks Gabe! Keep reading those great non-fiction books.
Brady and Katie celebrate receiving an Orca Pride Award!
Ms. Bailey’s kindergarteners celebrating their creation of a recyled “Orkie” Orca.
Fifth grade students worked with their teacher, Mr. Kleyn, and Ms. Quinn to use their laptops to record and illustrate poems as podcasts.
Ms. Bailey's kindergarteners were very proud of their topsy turvy words.
Patty Austin, Peggy Nordwall, Carrie Campbell, and Edward Davies celebrate their Golden Apple and Golden Acorn Awards.
Carrie Campbell and her daughters celebrate after she received the PTA's Golden Acorn award.
Patty Austin and her son celebrate after she received the PTA's Golden Acorn award.
Patty Austin and her daughter celebrate after she received the PTA's Golden Acorn award.
Ms. Nordwall and Mr. Davies! Golden Apples!
Mr. Davies and his children celebrate after he received the PTA's Golden Apple award.
Ms. Nordwall and her children celebrate after she received the PTA's Golden Apple award.
Highland Terrace students dancing and singing at an all-school SING. Music teacher Barb Dreier leads our school SINGS.
Highland Terrace students dancing and singing at an all-school SING.
Sixth grade honor band under the direction of Frank Halferty perform in the Highland Terrace auditorium.
Chinese Acrobats stunned Highland Terrace with their amazing acts.
Highland Terrace students and teachers celebrated “Read Across America Day” with an all school read in and pajama day.
The fourth graders had a great time reading biographies, writing reports, and dressing up as wax figures of their subject.
Mr. Wellman and fifth graders at the first annual Shoreline Science Fair. Nine of our 5th Graders participated in the inaugural Shoreline Science Fair on Saturday, March 23.
Rain doesn't slow down Mr. Owen as leads his patrol squad each day of the year.
Mr. Owen’s fifth grade Math is Cool team finished 8th out of 15 teams in their division. The individual winner award was a tie that went to Kenji Miller and Cole Nouwens. Many thanks to Angie Nouwens, Brigette Wong, and Bill Stamey for their fine coaching this year.
Ms. Bailey's kindergarteners
Fifth grade students enjoyed a healthy game of limbo on Valentine's Day!
Highland Terrace students enjoyed celebrating the 100th day of school on 2/26/2013.
Happy Valentine's Day from Mrs. Nye's classroom!
Book-It Theater peformed "Skippyjon Jones in the Doghouse" and taught workshops to 4th and 5th grade classrooms.
Principal Mike Van Orden serves up Pancake Breakfast.
Ms. Hartman's second graders enjoying a science lesson.
The 2012-2013 Global Reading Challenge participants. The Playful Puppies won the challenge!
Seattle's Rainier Investment Management (http://www.rainierfunds.com) donated $1000 to the Highland Terrace Elementary School Library to promote early literacy. Teacher-Librarian Frank Kleyn used the donation to purchase 83 high-interest, fiction and non-fiction hardcover books for emerging readers to check out and read. The staff and students at Highland Terrace thank Rainier Investment Management for their generous donation.
Kindergarteners enjoyed making Stellaluna bat puppets in Library with Mr. Kleyn.
Ms. Dreier, Jasmine, and Mia are backed by the Highland Terrace Marimba Band as the lead the whole school in a recent SING performance.
A parent and student in Ms. Bailey's class shared their family's culture.
Highland Terrace parents generously baked, wrapped, and delivered a a delicious collection of cookies for the Highland Terrace staff! Thank you for the sweet holiday wishes!
Principal Michael VanOrden shares student successes at a weekly school Sing assembly. Students are recognized for the academic and social accomplishments at school.
Highland Terrace students collected hundreds of pounds of food in our annual Holiday food drive.
Ms. Dang and Ms. Rohrer taught boys and girls how to cast on, cast off, and purl in an after-school knitting class. It was a lot of fun!
Students at Highland Terrace had a wonderful time participating in Stack Up! 2012 which took place on Thursday, November 15, 2012. They helped set a Guinness World Record of the “Most people sport stacking at multiple locations in one day.” 483,077 people participated in the event. Highland Terrace had 143 students and three teachers participate. Way to go Orcas!
Author/Illustrator Rob Scotton visited Highland Terrace.
Eli enjoyed illustrating next to Rob Scotton.
Second and third grade students in Ms. Pinz’ class created a poster with flags and words to describe America’s Veterans.
Dr. VanOrden and his medical staff led the Highland Terrace Fall Parade.
Ms. Bailey's kindergarteners enjoy a sunny day on the playground.
Seattle Sounders soccer goalie Andrew Weber visited Highland Terrace to speak to the students about healthy choices. Students learned about eating well, exercise, and having a positive outlook. Andrew spent time with the students on the soccer field where they had a chance to kick the ball and try to score a goal against Andrew.
King5 News reported on Highland Terrace’s student created science experiment for the Space Station!
Ms. Pinz students enjoy using watercolors in the classroom.
Fourth graders enjoyed visiting the Washington State Corn Maze on a beautiful fall day.
Students participate in the after school "NaNoWriMo" novel writing class led by Highland Terrace parents.
Ms. Wilezol's first grade students had a wonderful first week of school.
Annabel Bailey's kindergarteners celebrate their success finding the runaway gingerbread man.
Third grade teacher, Avery Slinning and second grade teacher, Jamie Hartman were in the right frame of mind on the second day of school!
Teacher-Librarian Mr. Kleyn and the Kindergartners in Ms. Chmielniak's class enjoyed singing together on the first day of Library.
Eliana and Malia enjoy meeting their family at the end of the day.
First day smiles at Highland Terrace!
Highland Terrace welcomes Mr. Rand to Third Grade.
The Highland Terrace safety patrol does a thumbs up job keeping us safe!
Fifth graders in Mr. Owen's class created state projects Each unique project showed interesting facts and landmarks about their state. Can you guess which state is featured in this dramatic diorama?
Room 4 students enjoy reading in the Library.