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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over 600 attend final tour/celebration at Highline High School

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over 600 attend final tour/celebration at Highline High School

More than 600 Highline High School alumni and family members filled the halls of the soon-to-be demolished schools with stories, memories and hugs on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The school will close in June... [Read more]

Prestigious Youth Playwrights Program to be offered to Highline Drama Students

Prestigious Youth Playwrights Program to be offered to Highline Drama Students

The Highline High School Drama department has secured grants and funding to participate in an exclusive Youth Playwrights Program taking place in fall 2019. Participation is open to all interested students... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Fauntleroy Church Little Pilgrim Preschool seeking to hire Director

JOB: Fauntleroy Church Little Pilgrim Preschool seeking to hire Director

JOB: Fauntleroy Church Little Pilgrim Preschool seeking to hire a Director: We are looking for the next right person to lead and love our small, well-respected, Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool on the... [Read more]

Burien/White Center Rotary holding Town Hall on opioid crisis Thurs., May 30

Burien/White Center Rotary holding Town Hall on opioid crisis Thurs., May 30

The Burien/White Center Rotary Club will be holding a Town Hall meeting on the opioid crisis on Thursday, May 30, 2019, starting at 7 p.m. at NAVOS’ Revelle Hall. “We are all aware there is... [Read more]

Deadline to apply for Burien Actors Theatre’s scholarships is June 15, 2019

Deadline to apply for Burien Actors Theatre’s scholarships is June 15, 2019

Burien Actors Theatre is continuing its tradition of awarding scholarships to high school students who have a passion for theater and arts within the Highline School District. “BAT wants Burien to... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools will launch new Mobile App in Fall 2019

Highline Public Schools will launch new Mobile App in Fall 2019

Highline Public Schools announced that it will launch a new mobile app and online family portal in fall 2019. The new app – which will replace the current one – will give the district the opportunity... [Read more]

Bid farewell to the old Highline High School this coming Saturday, May 18!

Bid farewell to the old Highline High School this coming Saturday, May 18!

All are invited to the Highline High School Alumni & Community Day, from 1 – 4 p.m. this coming Saturday, May 18! Bid farewell to the 1924 version of the school, and see the plans for the new school... [Read more]

Boulevard Park Library to celebrate Grand Reopening on Saturday, May 18

Boulevard Park Library to celebrate Grand Reopening on Saturday, May 18

All are invited to join the King County Library System (KCLS), community leaders, Friends of the Library and area residents to celebrate the completion of the newly-renovated Boulevard Park Library on... [Read more]

May Is “Music4Life Month” in King & Snohomish Counties

May Is “Music4Life Month” in King & Snohomish Counties

May is “Music4Life Month” says King County Executive Dow Constantine and Dave Somers, as well as the mayors and city councils of several cities in King and Snohomish Counties.  The program kicks-off... [Read more]

Burien Cub Scout Pack #377 holding Open House on Thursday, May 16

Burien Cub Scout Pack #377 holding Open House on Thursday, May 16

Burien Cub Scout Pack #377 will be holding an Open House on Thursday, May 16, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Camp Schoenwald. This troop was established in 1949. “Curious about Cub Scouts? Please join us... [Read more]

Registration for Hi-Liners Musical Theatre Summer Camps open now

Registration for Hi-Liners Musical Theatre Summer Camps open now

Hi-Liners Musical Theatre Summer Camps – Register Now! Registration Open Now! HMT offers a wide variety of week-long musical theatre summer camps for ages 3-18. Choose from 20 camps including Hogwarts,... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre awards scholarships to local high school students

Burien Actors Theatre awards scholarships to local high school students

On Wednesday  May 1, 2019, Burien Actors Theatre (BAT) awarded the first of its three $1,000.00 scholarships to local high school student interested in theater or the performing arts. In the photo below,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Comcast is uniquely positioned to bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

Comcast is uniquely positioned to bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

Highline Schools Foundation and Comcast help promote Digital Literacy in South King County By Amy Lynch Regional Senior Vice President Comcast Washington The City of Seattle Technology Access and Adoption... [Read more]

Mayor Matta will speak at Coalition for Drug-Free Youth event Thursday, May 9

Mayor Matta will speak at Coalition for Drug-Free Youth event Thursday, May 9

All are invited to a Free Community Event on Thursday, May 9, that will highlight the achievements of the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth, honor the Cascade Middle School Prevention Team’s successes,... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

[EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer has served on the Advisory Board for the Puget Sound Skills Center Animation program for a few years.] Puget Sound Skills Center... [Read more]

Highline High School’s Class of ’69 holding 50th Reunion Aug. 17

Highline High School’s Class of ’69 holding 50th Reunion Aug. 17

Highline High School’s Class of ’69 will celebrate its 50th Reunion on Aug. 17, 2019, from 6 – 11 p.m. at The Cove in Normandy Park: Hearty hors d’oevures Buffet No-host bar Guests... [Read more]

REMINDER: Final ‘Good Bootlegger’ event will be Monday at Smith Tower

REMINDER: Final ‘Good Bootlegger’ event will be Monday at Smith Tower

REMINDER: The final in a three-part presentation series on Roy Olmstead – aka ‘The Good Bootlegger’ – will be held this coming Monday night, May 6 at the historic Smith Tower. Doors open... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Student Art at B-Town Beat Art Walk this Friday

REMINDER: Celebrate Student Art at B-Town Beat Art Walk this Friday

REMINDER: Kick off the local Art Walk season this Friday, May 3, as the B-town Beat – in conjunction with Highline Public Schools – celebrates Arts in Education Month! The art walk goes from 6 –... [Read more]

Ribbon Cutting, Open House at Olympic Interim Site will be Thursday, May 2

Ribbon Cutting, Open House at Olympic Interim Site will be Thursday, May 2

The public is invited to Highline Public Schools’ Ribbon Cutting and Open House at the Olympic Interim Site in Des Moines this Thursday, May 2. Highline High School students will attend school at this... [Read more]