Midway Elementary School
22447 24th Avenue South Des Moines, WA 98198

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Welcome to Midway Elementary

Midway is a Dual Language School. Students in our dual language program receive 50% of their instruction in English and 50% in Spanish.

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Our Business Services staff will brief the school board on our financial picture for the 2024-25 school year at a work session on Wednesday, March 6, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. 

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Fill out the Family Income Survey to unlock $120 for your child's summer EBT (Electronic benefit transfer) for summer groceries, if you qualify. See the table below to determine if you are eligible. It funds staff at your school and only takes a few minutes of your time.

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If you have a child who will be 5 years old by August 31, it's time to think about kindergarten. The 2024-25 school year is just around the corner, and believe it or not, now is the time to enroll.  

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We use technology to make learning better. We think about how and why we use screens in school, focusing on active screen time, where students use their brain and body vs. just passive screen time. Tools like Chromebooks and iPads help everyone learn in their own way. 

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This year, the tradition of Highline students attending Waskowitz Outdoor School is transitioning from 6th to 5th grade. Families and staff are invited to Waskowitz Outdoor Center’s Open House on Sunday, March 3, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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Winter weather is in the forecast for later this week. This may force a change in the normal school schedule-—even for students who attend virtual programs. We want you to be prepared and know where to get information. 

Our Mission

At Midway, staff, students, and families have high standards and foster excellence by providing an equitable education for all in order to cultivate a community of lifelong learners.

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