Education Section

Student with gun caught, expelled from Sylvester Middle School Friday

Student with gun caught, expelled from Sylvester Middle School Friday

On Friday, Jan. 20, a student was caught with a gun in his possession at Sylvester Middle School in Burien. According to an email sent by school Principal Kyle Linman, the student with the gun was reported... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Lutheran High School holding Open House on Thursday, Jan. 26

Seattle Lutheran High School holding Open House on Thursday, Jan. 26

From Advertiser Seattle Lutheran School: Looking for something new? VISIT OUR OPEN HOUSE! Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. At Seattle Lutheran High School we provide high-quality academics,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: December a good month for Highline Pirate Wrestling

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: December a good month for Highline Pirate Wrestling

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Learn about rain gardens & stormwater solutions at Community Center Jan. 25

Learn about rain gardens & stormwater solutions at Community Center Jan. 25

Are you interested in learning more about rain gardens and other #stormwater solutions for your home? Sign up at the Burien Community Center for the first class on Wednesday, Jan. 25. To register, call... [Read more]

School Board passes strong ‘Statement of Support for All Students’ resolution

School Board passes strong ‘Statement of Support for All Students’ resolution

Teachers, administrators, and the school board are sending an unequivocal message of support and reassurance to all students and families within Highline Public Schools this week. With a letter from the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 29

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 29

St. Francis of Assisi School will be hosting its annual OPEN HOUSE event on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, from 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. “All are welcome to join us!” St. Francis of Assisi School... [Read more]

Enjoy a ‘CAUSEmopolitan’ at Highline Schools Foundation fundraiser Feb. 10

Enjoy a ‘CAUSEmopolitan’ at Highline Schools Foundation fundraiser Feb. 10

All are cordially invited to enjoy a CAUSEmopolitan – a fundraiser for the Highline Schools Foundation – at the beautiful Cedarbrook Lodge on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017! CAUSEmopolitan is a new, sophisticated,... [Read more]

Registration for Kindergarten for Highline Public Schools opens today (Jan. 17)

Registration for Kindergarten for Highline Public Schools opens today (Jan. 17)

A Highline Public Schools kindergartner practices writing. Do you know a child who will be five years old on or before Aug. 31? The time to register for kindergarten for next fall in Highline Public Schools... [Read more]

White Center Community Development Association’s Summit will be Jan. 28

White Center Community Development Association’s Summit will be Jan. 28

From our sister site The White Center Blog: Each year the White Center Community Development Association hosts a community summit to bring neighbors together to talk about the state of their community... [Read more]

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Phiona Musei – the Ugandan Chess Champion featured in the Disney film “Queen of Katwe” – will be making an appearance at the SeaTac Community Center this Thursday, Jan. 19. Doors will... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding Internet Safety Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 24

Highline Public Schools holding Internet Safety Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 24

Highline Public Schools will be holding an Internet Safety Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 24, from at 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Pacific Middle School in Des Moines. Here’s more info: Pause Before You Post.... [Read more]

A few moments with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A few moments with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We are re-posting this column (originally run Nov. 2, 2008) in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, whose life and work we celebrate today:] “When machines and computers,... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic hires Kevin Jackson to lead Track and Field program

Kennedy Catholic hires Kevin Jackson to lead Track and Field program

Kennedy Catholic High School has hired Kevin Jackson as its new head coach for the track and field program, the school announced. Jackson will serve as head coach for both the boys and girls teams, and... [Read more]

Learn about ’Mysterious England’ at Burien Library Saturday, Feb. 11

Learn about ’Mysterious England’ at Burien Library Saturday, Feb. 11

Join an interactive panel of Northwest authors as they discuss their books, love for the mystery genre and England at the Burien Library on Saturday, Feb. 11. Then…stay and enjoy an English tea... [Read more]

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

As we kick-off the New Year, four of Highline Public Schools High Schools are in a major time crunch to design and build a functional and competitive robot in six Weeks. These robots will be used to... [Read more]

Burien Free Methodist Church’s spinning (wool) group is offering classes

Burien Free Methodist Church’s spinning (wool) group is offering classes

Burien Free Methodist Church’s spinning (wool) group is offering classes: Make Your Own Ceramic Buttons January 14, 2017 10am – 2pm Supplies fee $5 Burien Free Methodist Church 520 S 150th... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School hosting Open House on Wed., Feb. 1

Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School hosting Open House on Wed., Feb. 1

Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All area families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged to attend... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools takes first step toward new schools & safety upgrades

Highline Public Schools takes first step toward new schools & safety upgrades

Highline voters approved the sale of $299 million in school construction bonds last November, and on Wednesday, Jan. 11, the first set of bonds was sold. The bond was passed with a 67% majority Nov. 8... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Art, Yoga & Meditation Classes for 2017

Advertiser Lake Burien Physical Therapy: Art, Yoga & Meditation Classes for 2017

Seeking Wellness in 2017? Art, Yoga and Meditation could be your Key Ingredient! Discover the benefits of these healthy practices at AdvertiserLake Burien Physical Therapy. Along with all the traditional... [Read more]

Highline High School holding mini drill camp Jan. 13 & 16

Highline High School holding mini drill camp Jan. 13 & 16

Highline High School Head Drill Coach Helena Caldwell is hosting a mini drill camp for grades K-6 on Jan. 13 and 16 from 6:15-7:30 p.m. each day at the school cafeteria. Here are the details: WHEN: PRACTICE:... [Read more]

David Templeton will discuss movie music at next Film Office Happy Hour Feb. 7

David Templeton will discuss movie music at next Film Office Happy Hour Feb. 7

Local film composer David Templeton will be featured at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday, Feb. 7, starting at 6 p.m. at the Tin Theater…

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: Getting your Estate Plan in order for the New Year

DAL Law Firm: Getting your Estate Plan in order for the New Year

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Freepik Getting Your Estate Plan In Order For The New Year For many clients, the beginning of the New Year means getting their financial affairs in order, and... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeks feedback, invites public input on website

Highline Public Schools seeks feedback, invites public input on website

Highline Public Schools is opening an online conversation where residents can share feedback about its schools. “You are invited to share what is important to you and ideas for making our schools... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools releases online, interactive Annual Report for 2015-16

Highline Public Schools releases online, interactive Annual Report for 2015-16

Highline Public Schools on Thursday (Jan. 5) released an online, interactive 2015-16 Annual Report that “puts a sharper focus on student progress,” according to the district. Check out the... [Read more]