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Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

By the end of Saturday morning, the beach was cleaner, the community was closer and two new trees were in the ground…but this wasn’t just any Saturday at Seahurst Park though – it was... [Read more]

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society on Wednesday,... [Read more]

Schedule/Map for May 5 B-Town Beat Student Music & Art Walk released

Schedule/Map for May 5 B-Town Beat Student Music & Art Walk released

The B-Town Beat’s Student Music & Art Walk will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m. on SW 152nd Street, between 4th and 10th Ave SW. This event will include artwork and performances... [Read more]

A preschool in a retirement home? 4-year olds go to school at Wesley Homes

A preschool in a retirement home? 4-year olds go to school at Wesley Homes

Four days a week, a group of four-year-olds attend a new preschool located on the 45-acre Wesley Homes campus in Des Moines. The Montessori classroom supports student learning through self-directed activity,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools decides not to change high school schedules next year

Highline Public Schools decides not to change high school schedules next year

High schools in Highline will stay on the current six-period semester schedule for the time being, Highline Public Schools announced Wednesday, April 26. Superintendent Susan Enfield said she has concluded... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving?

Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving?

Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 7 – 10 p.m. and discover a Scuba intro, Dry Suit experiences, Peak Performance Buoyancy, and the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Premier FC tryouts for boys & girls born in 2006-7 start April 25

Highline Premier FC tryouts for boys & girls born in 2006-7 start April 25

Highline Premier FC has had fantastic tryouts for all age groups up to this point and formed some solid teams for the 2017/18 season, and next up are for girls and boys born in 2006 and 2007 with tryouts... [Read more]

King County Elections hosting two Candidate Workshops April 28 & 29

King County Elections hosting two Candidate Workshops April 28 & 29

Interested in running for office? If so, King County Elections might be able to help – they’re hosting two candidate workshops to discuss: How to file for office How to submit your voters’... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Lisa Escobar named new Principal of Big Picture High School

INTERN’S VIEW: Lisa Escobar named new Principal of Big Picture High School

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School Lisa Escobar, the current principal of Mount View Elementary in White Center, has been announced as the principal of my school, Big Picture High School. She... [Read more]

With a little help, Sylvester Middle School students build new rain garden

With a little help, Sylvester Middle School students build new rain garden

With a little help from the Sounders FC and volunteers, on Wednesday (April 19), Sylvester Middle School students got to see their new rain garden in action. The City of Burien, Washington Green Schools,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools wants your opinion on its communications abilities

Highline Public Schools wants your opinion on its communications abilities

From Highline Public Schools: We are all bombarded with tons of information every day, but are you getting the information you need, the way you want to get it? The Highline communications team wants to... [Read more]

‘April Pools Day’ will be this Saturday, April 22 at Evergreen Community Pool

‘April Pools Day’ will be this Saturday, April 22 at Evergreen Community Pool

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center will be hosting a FREE Community Water Safety Event this Saturday, April 22, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. They will be raffling off a free session of swim lessons, swim passes... [Read more]

Over 200 celebrate Highline Schools Foundation at Gold Star Awards Breakfast

Over 200 celebrate Highline Schools Foundation at Gold Star Awards Breakfast

On Friday, April 14, over 200 people gathered at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac to support the Highline Schools Foundation at its annual Gold Star Awards Breakfast. “Because of the generosity of our... [Read more]

Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration & clean-up event at Seahurst Park Sat., April 22

Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration & clean-up event at Seahurst Park Sat., April 22

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 22 for an Arbor Day/Earth Day celebration and clean-up event at Seahurst Park from 9 a.m. – Noon. “Join us for a park clean-up and a tree planting in... [Read more]

Highline High’s ‘High Tekerz’ are heading to the FIRST World Championships!

Highline High’s ‘High Tekerz’ are heading to the FIRST World Championships!

The High Tekerz – Highline High School’s 4H and FIRST® Robotics team 3574 – is headed to the FIRST World Championships, to be held April 19-22 in Houston! On April 8 at the PNW Regional Championship,... [Read more]

Student Music & Art Walk will be held in downtown Burien on Friday, May 5

Student Music & Art Walk will be held in downtown Burien on Friday, May 5

The B-Town Beat’s Student Music & Art Walk will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m. on SW 152nd Street, between 4th and 10th Ave SW. “Celebrate the start of the B-Town Beat... [Read more]

INTERNCAST: Intern Devin Otto interviews Burien’s City Manager finalists

INTERNCAST: Intern Devin Otto interviews Burien’s City Manager finalists

On Friday, April 7, our new Big Picture High School Intern Devin Otto met with and interviewed the five finalist candidates for Burien’s new City Manager at an open meeting at the Community Center. The... [Read more]

Highline High School Drama presenting two one-act comedies this Saturday

Highline High School Drama presenting two one-act comedies this Saturday

Highline High School’s spring production is a double-header – two one-act comedies: “Check Please” is a humorous look at the risky world of blind dating “21 Guaranteed Ways... [Read more]

New nature-fased Education courses come to Burien’s Seahurst Park

New nature-fased Education courses come to Burien’s Seahurst Park

A new, nature-based Education course is coming to Burien’s Seahurst Park. This course is based on a method of teaching and connecting that uses hands-on inquiry-based practices to help children to... [Read more]

Yard Sale fundraiser for Highline High Sports will be this Saturday & Sunday

Yard Sale fundraiser for Highline High Sports will be this Saturday & Sunday

A Yard Sale benefiting Highline football, wrestling and baseball will be held this weekend – Saturday, April 8 & Sunday, April 9. In addition to clothing, housewares, tools and more, the baseball... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on high school schedule changes

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on high school schedule changes

Highline Public Schools is seeking feedback on proposed changes to high school schedules, and the next community meeting is set for Tuesday, April 11. The open meeting will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m.... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce CEO: <i>Why Seattle Southside?</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce CEO: Why Seattle Southside?

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a regular column for South King Media, written by Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Andrea Reay: By Andrea H. Reay In 1988 the Tukwila/Sea-Tac Chamber... [Read more]

Learn about ‘Birds of the Duwamish River Valley’ on Saturday, April 15

Learn about ‘Birds of the Duwamish River Valley’ on Saturday, April 15

There will be a springtime exploration of birds who make a living along the Duwamish River on Saturday, April 15.   After a presentation in the Longhouse, we will walk along the Duwamish River to... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society’s annual online auction fundraiser is now live

Highline Historical Society’s annual online auction fundraiser is now live

Left to right: Construction Manager Pat Patterson, Trustees Kitty Milne, Cyndi Upthegrove, Jeff Taylor and Bob Frey as demolition for the new museum at SW 152nd and Ambaum begins. The annual Highline... [Read more]