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Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28 and continue through May 18. “Highline Premier FC is the official Premier Development program of the Highline Soccer Association (West Seattle... [Read more]

Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools have been honored with 2013 Washington Achievement Awards, the state’s highest education award. Two schools earned top honors for achievement in more than one category. “Our... [Read more]

Highline High School All-Class Reunion will be Saturday, May 17

Highline High School All-Class Reunion will be Saturday, May 17

Highline High School’s All-Class Reunion will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the school cafeteria. Cost is $25 per person, and includes lunch, rental of the school and a meet... [Read more]

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LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow offers Title and Escrow Services

by Marine View Law & Escrow DID YOU KNOW… …that Marine View Law & Escrow offers Title and Escrow Services along with free home warranties? At the office of Marine View Law & Escrow,... [Read more]

Free Master Gardener clinics are back, and here’s when/where to find them

Free Master Gardener clinics are back, and here’s when/where to find them

Trained volunteer Master Gardeners are back with their regular free clinics, and here’s where you can find them: Saturday, April 19 Burien Master Gardener Clinic: 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. at Furney’s... [Read more]

Middle School Students’ film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night

Middle School Students’ film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night

Female Science Students from Cascade Middle School will be premiering their first documentary film about White Center’s Hicklin Lake this Tuesday night, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society to mark Earth Day with ‘Chasing Ice’ film on April 22

Highline Historical Society to mark Earth Day with ‘Chasing Ice’ film on April 22

To celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, the Highline Historical Society will be presenting a screening of Chasing Ice, the National Geographic film that frames the story of our planet’s changing... [Read more]

Highline Teacher Named a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

Highline Teacher Named a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

Mount View Elementary teacher Jamie Ewing has been named a 2014 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) LearningMedia Digital Innovator. The fifth-grade teacher is the only Washington State educator among the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Mimi’s Crop Circle celebrating two anniversaries in one on Saturday, April 12

Mimi’s Crop Circle celebrating two anniversaries in one on Saturday, April 12

Mimi’s Crop Circle, Burien’s premier scrapbooking & paper crafting shop, at 152 SW 152nd St, is celebrating two anniversaries in one on Saturday, April 12. Five years ago Cheri Sefton (aka Mimi)... [Read more]

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Who will ‘Walk the Plank’ at April Pools Day at Mount Rainier Pool April 19?

Ten public officials including the mayor, police chief and a King County Councilman are teaming up this month to combat drowning in Des Moines and Normandy Park – but which one(s) will ‘Walk the... [Read more]

Burien Author to teach ‘Self-Publishing 101′ at Burien Library April 17

Burien Author to teach ‘Self-Publishing 101′ at Burien Library April 17

Burien Author George Matthew Cole will be teaching ‘Self-publishing 101′ for FREE at the Burien Library at 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 17. Cole is an area resident who has self-published three... [Read more]

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Teacher Ellen Dorr believes moving sixth grade to middle school will have a positive impact on students. The Highline School District announce Friday (April 4) that it will be moving 6th grade to Middle... [Read more]

Results of Community Salmon Investigation to be presented April 8

Results of Community Salmon Investigation to be presented April 8

If you missed the Community Salmon Investigation 2013 results presentation on March 20 – don’t worry, you can catch it on Tuesday, April 8 at the Burien Community Center from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. “Bring... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn about ‘Living Large in Small Spaces’ at Wesley Homes on April 17

Learn about ‘Living Large in Small Spaces’ at Wesley Homes on April 17

Advertiser Wesley Homes will be holding a seminar called “Living Large in Small Spaces” on Thursday, April 17, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. “Join us and see how a few key features bring personality, space,... [Read more]

Fire near Hilltop Elementary School causes kids to be called inside Wednesday

Fire near Hilltop Elementary School causes kids to be called inside Wednesday

A teacher at Burien’s Hilltop Elementary School told us that a fire near the school – in the 12000 block of 24th Ave South – was bad enough that children had to be called inside from recess due... [Read more]

Councilmember Nancy Tosta’s next Coffee & Chat is Saturday, April 5

Councilmember Nancy Tosta’s next Coffee & Chat is Saturday, April 5

Burien City Councilmember Nancy Tosta’s next Community Coffee and Chat will be held on Saturday, April 5, starting at 10 a.m. at Dino’s Country Kitchen, located at 127 SW 153rd Street (NOTE:... [Read more]

Burien Toastmasters has relocated

Burien Toastmasters has relocated

The Toastmasters International club, Growthmasters Club #4801, has recently relocated to Burien Evangelical Church at 500 SW 146th Street, across from the Burien Community Center. Growthmasters meets every... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kennedy to dedicate Baseball Field to Joe Faccone Friday

REMINDER: Kennedy to dedicate Baseball Field to Joe Faccone Friday

This Friday, March 28, Kennedy Catholic High School will dedicate their home baseball field to long-time coach and staff member, Joe Faccone. The field will be re-named Faccone Field. Mr. Faccone was the... [Read more]

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LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law & Escrow can help you obtain a loan modification

by Marine View Law & Escrow DID YOU KNOW… …that Marine View Law & Escrow can help you obtain a loan modification and reduce the principal amount owed on your mortgage? Here at Marine View... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs PTA holding monthly meeting this Thursday night

Highline Special Needs PTA holding monthly meeting this Thursday night

The Highline Special Needs PTA will hold its monthly meeting this Thursday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERAC Boardroom, located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd SW in Burien. Duggan Harmon, Chief of Staff and Finance... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools is now in Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

Highline Public Schools is now in Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

On Monday (March 24), Digital Promise – a national, independent, non-profit authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education – announced Highline Public Schools as one of nine new members... [Read more]

Burien chapter of Homeschoolers’ Support Association meeting is Monday

Burien chapter of Homeschoolers’ Support Association meeting is Monday

The Burien chapter of the Homeschoolers’ Support Association will be meeting on Monday, March 24. Here’s more: Burien Chapter Meeting – Gardening Tips For Your Children ON YOUR MARK.... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools is sharing the results of a community survey that asked the public to provide feedback on how to solve challenges have arisen due to increased student enrollment and aging buildings. “Overall... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation celebrates 2014 Gold Star Award Winners

Highline Schools Foundation celebrates 2014 Gold Star Award Winners

On Thursday, March 20 the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence hosted their 2014 Gold Star Award Bash. This annual event celebrates the outstanding Teachers, Volunteers, Alumni, Staff and Administrators... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will be Wednesday, March 26 at City Hall

Next Highline Forum will be Wednesday, March 26 at City Hall

On Wednesday, March 26, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., members of the Highline Forum will meet at Burien City Hall’s Council Chambers, 400 SW 152nd Street. The public is invited to make comments at the... [Read more]

Highline School District launches new workplace learning initiative

Highline School District launches new workplace learning initiative

Highline School District announced Wednesday (March 19) that it received a grant to launch an initiative to “provide every student with a work-based learning experience before graduation.” The... [Read more]