Maritime Excessive College, a brand new regional highschool administered by Highline Public Faculties, will open in September in Des Moines.
Functions will probably be accepted till Jan. 31 on the Maritime website, and enrollment is open to college students throughout the area who will probably be within the ninth grade within the 2021-2022 college 12 months. The college will begin with solely ninth graders.
Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition will companion as a group engagement liaison and the Northwest Maritime Middle will present steering associated to maritime schooling and fundraising assist. The Port of Seattle partnered within the growth of the varsity by convening trade and schooling leaders and figuring out nationwide greatest practices.
The curriculum will middle on the surroundings, marine science, and maritime careers, together with maritime building, vessel operations, and different careers engaged on or close to the water.
“Highline Public Faculties is proud to companion with the Port of Seattle, the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition and the Northwest Maritime Middle to open Maritime Excessive College,” stated Highline Superintendent Susan Enfield in a Jan. 11 Port of Seattle press launch. “In a area that could be a hub for the maritime trade, it’s so essential that we give college students a possibility to organize for the great jobs and significant careers this subject has to supply.”
Enfield has appointed Tremain Holloway because the principal of the brand new college. Holloway is presently co-principal of Highline Excessive College and beforehand served as assistant principal at Raisbeck Aviation Excessive College, a extremely regarded regional highschool in Tukwila additionally administered by Highline and supported by the Port of Seattle.
The college will probably be quickly housed on the Olympic Interim College, 615 S. two hundredth St., in Des Moines.