Education Section

Highline Public Schools computer science efforts receive national praise

Highline Public Schools computer science efforts receive national praise

Highline Public Schools was recently spotlighted for partnering with the private sector to develop computer science opportunities for all students. The partners include organizations like Code.org, Girls... [Read more]

Four Highline High School football players help brighten stranger’s birthday

Four Highline High School football players help brighten stranger’s birthday

Highline Public Schools is bragging about four Highline Pirates football players who recently helped a total stranger have a better birthday (get the tissues out because you may need it…): Highline... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic’s ‘Little Lancers Trick or Treating Halloween’ will be Oct. 28

Kennedy Catholic’s ‘Little Lancers Trick or Treating Halloween’ will be Oct. 28

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘Little Lancers Trick or Treating Halloween Fun!’ will be held on Friday, Oct. 28. “It’s almost Halloween time! Once again, we will host Trick... [Read more]

Southwest Youth & Family Services Giving GALA fundraiser will be Saturday, Oct. 1

Southwest Youth & Family Services Giving GALA fundraiser will be Saturday, Oct. 1

The 2016 Southwest Youth & Family Services Night of Giving GALA will be held this Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, stating at 6 p.m. There’s a new location this year – Metropolist in SODO. The theme... [Read more]

REMINDER: Watercolor Workshop at Burien Arts Gallery this weekend

REMINDER: Watercolor Workshop at Burien Arts Gallery this weekend

A Watercolor Workshop with Georgia Sumner will be held at the Burien Arts Gallery this Saturday, Oct. 1, and Sunday, Oct. 2: WHEN: SATURDAY and SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1 & 2, 2016, 11 am – 1:30 pm. WHERE:... [Read more]

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education Tues., Oct. 4

Next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education Tues., Oct. 4

The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour will focus on local education, and will be held on Tuesday night, Oct. 4, from 5:30-7 p.m. Speakers will include: Edward Etherington, Broadcast Communications Instructor... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 3

Volunteers needed for Community Salmon Investigation, which starts Oct. 3

Community Salmon Investigation for Highline starts Oct. 3, and volunteers are needed. Organizers are looking for adventurous volunteers to wade Miller and Walker Creeks through the dark days of winter... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ annual Gala, Dinner Cabaret & Auction will be Saturday, Nov. 12

Hi-Liners’ annual Gala, Dinner Cabaret & Auction will be Saturday, Nov. 12

The Hi-Liners’ annual Gala, Dinner Cabaret and Auction will be Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 at the Brockey Center at South Seattle College. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. “Please join us as we celebrate... [Read more]

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; Burien vs FAA?; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; Burien vs FAA?; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #69 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

LETTER: Former Burien Councilmember: ‘Why I’m voting yes for schools Nov. 8’

LETTER: Former Burien Councilmember: ‘Why I’m voting yes for schools Nov. 8’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Why I’m voting yes for schools Nov.... [Read more]

Highline School Board holding work session on Tyee & Evergreen Sept. 27

Highline School Board holding work session on Tyee & Evergreen Sept. 27

The Highline School Board will hold a work session on Tuesday, Sept. 27 to discuss recommendations and plans to expand learning opportunities at Tyee and Evergreen campuses. The meeting will run from 5... [Read more]

Manuela Horn will host the Brat Trot Pub Crawl on Friday, Sept. 30!

Manuela Horn will host the Brat Trot Pub Crawl on Friday, Sept. 30!

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl will be held on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, starting at the Tin Room Bar & Theater at 7 p.m.! This year the crawl will be hosted by everyone’s favorite local Yodeling... [Read more]

Next Highline Forum will focus on education Sept. 28 at Highline College

Next Highline Forum will focus on education Sept. 28 at Highline College

The next Highline Forum – set for Wednesday Sept. 28, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. – will focus on education. It will be held at Highline College in the Mount Skokomish Room (Highline Student Union/Building... [Read more]

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Click the ‘Play’ button to hear the unedited, raw audio of Monday night’s ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’: http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ConvWithEnfield091916.mp3 By... [Read more]

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Have you registered for the Oct. 2 Burien Brat Trot yet? Online registration closes next Thursday, Sept. 29 at midnight: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE! The Burien Brat Trot is a flat and fast 5k and... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: A busy week in Highline High School sports!

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: A busy week in Highline High School sports!

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second 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]

Highline Schools Foundation increases maximum scholarship for Excel Grants

Highline Schools Foundation increases maximum scholarship for Excel Grants

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Monday (Sept. 29) that they are increasing the maximum amount awarded for an Excel Grant to $2,500. “The goal of the Excel Grant program is to fund innovative... [Read more]

Sponsored Post A fit Fido is a happy Fido (or Kitty) at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

A fit Fido is a happy Fido (or Kitty) at Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik A Fit Fido Is a Happy Fido – or Kitty – at Advertiser Sit’n Stay Pet Sitting! Humans are not the only ones who need to make healthy food choices and get sufficient exercise to... [Read more]

LETTER: Residents opposed to recent increase in airplane noise seeking support

LETTER: Residents opposed to recent increase in airplane noise seeking support

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Hello Neighbors, If you have been hearing... [Read more]

REMINDER: Zombie Fest is SATURDAY at Normandy Park Towne Center!

REMINDER: Zombie Fest is SATURDAY at Normandy Park Towne Center!

Mackenzie Bull won the 2015 kid’s costume contest with this amazing, haunting look. Photo by Scott Schaefer. REMINDER: Join 2,000+ zombies this Saturday, Sept. 17 for Zombie Fest Northwest, a free, FUN... [Read more]

All invited to a ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ on Monday, Sept. 19

All invited to a ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ on Monday, Sept. 19

Families, community members, and staff are invited to join Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield at an open community conversation on Monday, Sept. 19, from 6 – 7 p.m. in the Highline... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline School District Teacher endorses Nov. 8 School Bond

LETTER: Highline School District Teacher endorses Nov. 8 School Bond

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] As a Highline School District teacher,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates beat Eatonville Cruisers in soccer

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Lady Pirates beat Eatonville Cruisers in soccer

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her second 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]