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Highline Heritage Museum seeking Teens for Advisory Committee

Highline Heritage Museum seeking Teens for Advisory Committee

Are you between 14 – 18 years old? Are you looking for a place where you can express yourself? Let the Highline Historical Society know – they’re forming a Teen Advisory Committee! “We... [Read more]

REMINDER: The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is this Friday night!

REMINDER: The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is this Friday night!

REMINDER: The 2018 Brat Trot Pub Crawl is this Friday, Sept. 28, starting at the Tin Room Bar! Only $20 per person in advance, or $25 at the door. Gather your team of two or more, follow clues and scavenge... [Read more]

Highline High Key Club’s Multicultural Night will be Tuesday, Oct. 16

Highline High Key Club’s Multicultural Night will be Tuesday, Oct. 16

Highline High School’s Key Club will be holding a Multicultural Night on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 5-7 p.m. in Highline High’s Cafeteria. This event is intended to showcase the diversity within... [Read more]

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 holding 40th Reunion Saturday, Oct. 13

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 holding 40th Reunion Saturday, Oct. 13

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 will be holding its 40th Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 7 – 11:00 PM at The Cove in Normandy Park. Cost is $40.00 per person. Organizers say: “It... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

SouthSoundPiano (SSP), a local piano school serving the South Seattle region, will be hosting an Open House event on Saturday Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at their studio in Burien. Are you an adult... [Read more]

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

On Friday, Sept. 21, Highline Public Schools announced that they are starting the 2018-19 school year with 700 students fewer than projected, which means that – because the state funds school districts... [Read more]

REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: A new Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be held at Gregory Heights Elementary in collaboration with the Highline Council PTSA and the Highline Special Needs PTA... [Read more]

Eagle Scout Riess Magee is building steps on eroded trail at Chelsea Park

Eagle Scout Riess Magee is building steps on eroded trail at Chelsea Park

Local resident Riess Magee is working on an Eagle Scout Project at Chelsea Park, installing steps on an eroded trail from the playground down to the soccer field below. Riess is from Troop #392 of Normandy... [Read more]

Hurry – the online registration for Sept. 30 Burien Brat Trot ends in one week!

Hurry – the online registration for Sept. 30 Burien Brat Trot ends in one week!

Chase Bret the Brat on Sunday, Sept. 30 through the streets of Burien with a fast, fun and frivolous 5K run to benefit the students of Highline Public Schools! Stay after for Bavarian Fest, the best street... [Read more]

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines

SoCo Culture’s Engaging Trees Speaker Series, which explores the vital role of trees in our lives begins TONIGHT – Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 – in Des Moines. This free event will include a panel... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Bond buys new schools, paint, roofing & more

FOLLOWUP: Bond buys new schools, paint, roofing & more

Highline Public Schools on Monday, Sept. 17 released the following status report on projects big and small voters approved in the Nov. 2016 Highline Public Schools bond: New Schools on Schedule Contractors... [Read more]

ME WANT BRAINZ!!! Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

ME WANT BRAINZ!!! Zombie Fest Northwest is this SATURDAY, Sept. 15!

REMINDER: Hundreds of Zombies of all ages will gather for the 7th annual Zombie Fest Northwest, to celebrate the beginning of the haunting and holiday season this SATURDAY, Sept. 15, 2018! This FREE,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Register today for Succulent Garden Class at Iris & Peony Thursday, Sept. 20

Register today for Succulent Garden Class at Iris & Peony Thursday, Sept. 20

With a snap in the air, fall is upon us, and that means it’s time to come back inside and feather our nests with harvest colors and maybe some spooky decor. It’s also time for floral classes once... [Read more]

What schools will Highline build in next 15 Years? District seeking public input

What schools will Highline build in next 15 Years? District seeking public input

Want to make a difference for Highline Public Schools students over the next five, 10 and 15 years? You could be one of 40 parents and residents working to recommend a long-range plan for building new... [Read more]

Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced Wednesday, Sept. 12 that it has awarded a record-breaking... [Read more]

YETI offering Saturday Fall Hiking Series in October and November

YETI offering Saturday Fall Hiking Series in October and November

The local non-profit Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.) will be offering a Saturday Fall Hiking Series in October and November: Oct. 20: Hike for Middle School Students Ages 12-14 Oct.... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Sylvester Middle School PTSA will be Wednesday, Sept. 12

Fundraiser for Sylvester Middle School PTSA will be Wednesday, Sept. 12

Come on down to the White Cap Frozen Yogurt in Burien on 1st Ave South this Wednesday, Sept 12, from 7 – 9 p.m. and part of the proceeds goes directly to Sylvester Middle School PTSA. Yummy treats with... [Read more]

Car Wash Fundraiser for Highline High athlete will be Saturday, Sept. 29

Car Wash Fundraiser for Highline High athlete will be Saturday, Sept. 29

Sierra Rogers plays varsity softball and volleyball for Highline High School, and has been offered a position on a Seattle fast pitch club (Team Phoenix). With dues at $1,700 – not including traveling... [Read more]

Falls Prevention Awareness Day will be Thursday, Sept. 27

Falls Prevention Awareness Day will be Thursday, Sept. 27

Learn about fall risk and ways to prevent falls in people of all ages at a Falls Prevention Awareness Day at the Burien Community Center on Thursday, Sept. 27. There will be interactive presentations... [Read more]

‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series will hold programs on Sept. 19 & Oct. 13

‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series will hold programs on Sept. 19 & Oct. 13

The story behind this historic tree in downtown Des Moines can be found on SoCoCulture.org’s crowd-sourced story-map – and the tree is just steps away from the Des Moines Oddfellows Hall, venue for... [Read more]

Early struggles cause Kennedy to fall to Bothell, 59-41

Early struggles cause Kennedy to fall to Bothell, 59-41

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: By Luke Olson Sports Editor A highly anticipated football matchup for the Kennedy Lancers against the Bothell Cougars... [Read more]

Registration now open for Highline High School Drill Team’s Mini Camp next week

Registration now open for Highline High School Drill Team’s Mini Camp next week

Highline High School’s Drill Team will be holding a Mini-Camp next week, and registration is now open. The cost is $25 and includes a shirt…and, as part of the camp, participants will get... [Read more]

Friends of the Burien Library organization needs help, seeking new members

Friends of the Burien Library organization needs help, seeking new members

Our Burien Library is a wonderful community resource for free books, media, arts and cultural events, classes and so much more. “However, less tax funding means more difficulty maintaining our current... [Read more]

Free Community Wellness Fair will be Saturday, Sept. 15 at Town Square Park

Free Community Wellness Fair will be Saturday, Sept. 15 at Town Square Park

Burien’s annual celebration of healthy living will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is a fun and FREE community event, which will move back to Burien Town Square Park, with... [Read more]