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LETTER: Some Highline Schools students will be missing from B-Town Beat event

LETTER: Some Highline Schools students will be missing from B-Town Beat event

[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:] “Artwork and performances by amazing... [Read more]

REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

Help celebrate Student Art Month at May’s B-Town Beat, which is partnering with Highline Public Schools and Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services for a Student Music and Art Walk this... [Read more]

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

Please join Highline Schools Foundation trustees at The Tin Room Bar this Tuesday, May 3, from 4 – 8 p.m. for Taco Tuesday. The Foundation has partnered with Dan House again this year, and everyone... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SAVE THE DATE: St. Francis of Assisi’s All-School Reunion will be Sun., May 15

SAVE THE DATE: St. Francis of Assisi’s All-School Reunion will be Sun., May 15

St. Francis of Assisi is hosting an ALL SCHOOL REUNION on Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., following the 10 a.m. mass.  All alum are invited for a stroll down memory lane, refreshments,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

[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]

Mandala Workshop will be at Burien Arts Gallery Saturday, May 7

Mandala Workshop will be at Burien Arts Gallery Saturday, May 7

A Mandala Workshop taught by Shannan Folino will be held on Saturday May 7 at the Burien Arts Gallery. People have been creating Mandalas for centuries. They are an internal and personal response to the... [Read more]

Seattle Sounders FC Player Darwin Jones featured as April #HighlineAlum

Seattle Sounders FC Player Darwin Jones featured as April #HighlineAlum

Seattle Sounders FC forward Darwin Jones – who went to school in the Highline area – is featured in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media campaign. Jones is a 2010 graduate of Mount Rainier High... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

The first-ever ‘Tinship’ – a $6,000 scholarship funded by Burien’s Tin Room Bar & Theater – was recently awarded to Osmat Shamdeen, a senior at Mount Rainier High School: The... [Read more]

Learn about ‘Urban Cycling’ at Burien Library this Saturday, April 30

Learn about ‘Urban Cycling’ at Burien Library this Saturday, April 30

The Burien Library will be hosting Madi Carlson, author of Urban Cycling, advocate, and urban-cycler extraordinaire, this Saturday, April 30 at 2 p.m. This event is part of this year’s Everyone... [Read more]

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at a ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at a ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6

You can help the Highline Schools Foundation at a special ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Paper Delights, located at 15215 21st Ave SW (across from St. Francis). “This... [Read more]

Burien Library hosting ‘News Literacy Roundtable’ on Mental Health May 15

Burien Library hosting ‘News Literacy Roundtable’ on Mental Health May 15

The King County Library System is convening a series of facilitated discussions hosted by the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) as part of ASNE’s National Community and News Literacy Roundtables... [Read more]

‘Faithful Citizenship Event’ will be at St. Francis of Assisi this Thursday night

‘Faithful Citizenship Event’ will be at St. Francis of Assisi this Thursday night

The Faithful Citizenship event – coming to St. Francis of Assisi this Thursday night, April 28 – is an effort to reach out to people of faith who face important decisions about who they are and what... [Read more]

Hi-Liners’ ‘The Magic Treehouse: The Knight at Dawn KIDS’ opens Friday

Hi-Liners’ ‘The Magic Treehouse: The Knight at Dawn KIDS’ opens Friday

The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre will be presenting ‘The Magic Treehouse: The Knight at Dawn KIDS’ at the Renton Civic Theatre the weekends of April 29, 30, May 1, and May 6 and 7. What would... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High announces new Football Coaching staff

Kennedy Catholic High announces new Football Coaching staff

Kennedy Catholic High School (an Advertiser) announced the hiring of several new coaches to the football team staff, who will join new head coach Sheldon Cross. Cross and his staff have taken the reins... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates tennis, soccer, baseball & track

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates tennis, soccer, baseball & track

[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]

Amy Lillard of Washington Filmworks to present at Film Office Happy Hour May 3

Amy Lillard of Washington Filmworks to present at Film Office Happy Hour May 3

The next Burien Film Office Happy Hour – to be held at the Tin Room Bar & Theater on Tuesday night, May 3 – will include a special presentation by Washington Filmworks Executive Director Amy... [Read more]

Next Highline Public Schools Bond will be ‘Community Driven’ according to district

Next Highline Public Schools Bond will be ‘Community Driven’ according to district

“The community is driving the next bond placed on the ballot for Highline Public Schools,” the district announced this week. Forty community members have spent the last ten months studying... [Read more]

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center’s ‘April Pools Day’ is this Saturday

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center’s ‘April Pools Day’ is this Saturday

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center’s ‘April Pools Day’ is this Saturday, April 23. They’re holding a FREE Community Water Safety Event from 12:30-2:30 p.m., where they will be raffling off a free... [Read more]

Two area schools earn Washington Achievement Awards for Math Growth

Two area schools earn Washington Achievement Awards for Math Growth

Two Highline Public schools have been honored with the 2015 Washington Achievement Awards (WAA) for Math Growth – Hazel Valley Elementary and White Center Heights. The honor is the state’s highest... [Read more]

Highline Premier FC tryouts begin April 27

Highline Premier FC tryouts begin April 27

Develop And Play With The Best Highline Soccer Association’s advanced development club, Highline Premier FC, will be hosting the 2016-17 tryouts this April through May for Girls born 2008-1998... [Read more]

Big Picture High School student to be honored as King County ‘Earth Hero’

Big Picture High School student to be honored as King County ‘Earth Hero’

Big Picture High School student Shaileen Johnson (pictured above) will be honored for her environmental stewardship at the King County Earth Heroes at School awards ceremony on May 5. Shai proposed, planned,... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident concerned about density of pot stores in White Center

LETTER: Resident concerned about density of pot stores in White Center

[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:] The parking lot for this state-licensed... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Page 2 Books holding book signing events Saturday & Tuesday

Advertiser Page 2 Books holding book signing events Saturday & Tuesday

Advertiser Page 2 Books will be holding two upcoming book signing events, this Saturday, April 16, and Tuesday, April 19: Cynthia Flash Hemphill Book Signing on Saturday, April 16 “A Hug From Afar” One... [Read more]