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SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Gold Star Awards will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac, from 7:30-9 a.m. “Be part of the celebration of... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center’s (PSSC) Broadcast Communications department recently expanded its Digital Media Arts program to include radio and podcast production, and they just released... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates Basketball beat Evergreen Wolverines

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates Basketball beat Evergreen Wolverines

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School honors 4 Student Athletes signing with colleges

Kennedy Catholic High School honors 4 Student Athletes signing with colleges

On Wednesday (Feb. 3) – National Signing Day – Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School honored four seniors for signing with colleges and universities to play volleyball, fastpitch softball, baseball... [Read more]

Three Tree Montessori holding screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ film Thursday

Three Tree Montessori holding screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ film Thursday

Three Tree Montessori School will be holding a FREE film screening of “Most Likely to Succeed,” a 2015 Sundance Film Festival selected documentary, on Thursday, Feb. 4, from 6:30 – 9 p.m.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House Wednesday

REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House Wednesday

REMINDER: Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE this Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All area families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged... [Read more]

‘Zero Suicide’ conference will be held in Burien on Friday, Feb. 26

‘Zero Suicide’ conference will be held in Burien on Friday, Feb. 26

A ‘Zero Suicide‘ conference will be held at the Criminal Justice Training Center in Burien on Friday, Feb 26, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This even meets the state requirements for suicide... [Read more]

Highline Schools praised as President announces Computer Science Initiative

Highline Schools praised as President announces Computer Science Initiative

The White House cited Highline Public Schools as a leader in computer science education, as President Obama announced in his weekly address a $4 billion plan to give all students across the country the... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation now collecting dresses for ‘Project PROMise’

Highline Schools Foundation now collecting dresses for ‘Project PROMise’

Photos by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com Project PROMise™ is Highline School’s Foundation’s outreach program in which new and gently used formal dresses are collected from our community and given... [Read more]

Citizens Committee reviews conditions of Highline Public Schools

Citizens Committee reviews conditions of Highline Public Schools

The Highline Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) got a look at the condition of all district facilities this month, Highline Public Schools announced Friday, Jan. 29. During the Jan. 13 CFAC meeting,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House Saturday

REMINDER: Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House Saturday

REMINDER: Are you looking for a nearby school which can nurture your child to his or her potential? Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to visit their upcoming Open House this Saturday,... [Read more]

Robotics competition makes Science & Math fun for Boys & Girls Club members

Robotics competition makes Science & Math fun for Boys & Girls Club members

What do Skunks, ducks and robots have in common? They all make science, technology, engineering, and math fun! Members of Skunk Works, Aviation High School’s robotics team, have designed a robotics... [Read more]

Great International Backyard Bird Count & Burien Birdfest coming Feb. 12-15

Great International Backyard Bird Count & Burien Birdfest coming Feb. 12-15

The Great International Backyard Bird Count for 2016 and the Burien Birdfest will be Feb. 12-15, and Burien-area volunteers are needed! What began in 1998 with just 500 participants has grown into an... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools’ annual report is now online

Highline Public Schools’ annual report is now online

Highline Public Schools has published an online version of its Annual Report to the Community that puts a sharper focus on student progress. You can access the results here: http://annualreport.highlineschools.org “The... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates Boys Basketball team wins in overtime

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates Boys Basketball team wins in overtime

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Holy Family School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

Holy Family School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

Holy Family School will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come discover the benefits of their bi-lingual, faith-filled education program: Faith-Filled Education Academic... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers busy with lots of meets

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers busy with lots of meets

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop #375 holding Open House at St. Francis on Tuesday, Jan. 26

Boy Scout Troop #375 holding Open House at St. Francis on Tuesday, Jan. 26

Boy Scout Troop #375 will be hosting a monthly open house on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 at St. Francis Church, located at 15216 21st Ave SW, in Unity Place meeting hall (found around the back of the church). All... [Read more]

FREE Financial Aid event to be held at Highline College on Saturday, Jan. 30

FREE Financial Aid event to be held at Highline College on Saturday, Jan. 30

College Bound in the Fall? Now is the time for college-bound students—including qualifying immigrants—to apply for financial aid, and a FREE event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Highline... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Discover Burien’s ‘Tax Preparation for Business Owners’ will be Thurs., Jan. 28

Discover Burien’s ‘Tax Preparation for Business Owners’ will be Thurs., Jan. 28

Discover Burien is holding a ‘Tax Preparation for Business Owners’ educational event on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. at their offices at 427 SW 152nd Street. Discover Burien... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of online survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of online survey

More than 1,500 people shared their priorities, ideas, and concerns with Highline Public Schools through a three-step, online ‘ThoughtExchange‘ conversation. Read the results here This fall,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

St. Francis of Assisi School will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE event on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., and all are welcome to join! St. Francis of Assisi School is a Catholic parish school... [Read more]

Highline High Grad Jayden Sadettan honored as January #HighlineAlum

Highline High Grad Jayden Sadettan honored as January #HighlineAlum

Jayden Sadettan, a current standout engineering student at University of Washington (UW) is featured in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media campaign. Sadettan, a 2015 Highline High School (HHS)... [Read more]

School Board Conversation with Angelica Alvarez cancelled, to be re-scheduled

School Board Conversation with Angelica Alvarez cancelled, to be re-scheduled

Highline Public Schools announced Tuesday (Jan. 19) that the Jan. 22 ‘School Board Conversation’ with Board Member Angelica Alvarez has been cancelled due to a family emergency. “We apologize... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Basketball teams hoop it up

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Basketball teams hoop it up

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’ – with openings available

Welcome back ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’ – with openings available

Please welcome back Advertiser Care-a-Lot Learning Center, with openings available! They also now service Gregory Heights Elementary School for the school age class, which they personally (and carefully)... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School names Sheldon Cross new Football Coach

Kennedy Catholic High School names Sheldon Cross new Football Coach

Sheldon Cross has been named Head Football Coach at Kennedy Catholic High School, the school announced Friday, Jan. 15. Cross will take the reins over from the retiring Bob Bourgette, who taught and coached... [Read more]