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Hi-Liners Musical Theatre’s summer camps and auditions – register now!

Hi-Liners Musical Theatre’s summer camps and auditions – register now!

Burien’s Hi-Liners Musical Theater will be holding Summer Auditions: Registration Open Now! Hi-Liners Musical Theater offers a wide variety of week-long musical theatre summer camps for ages... [Read more]

Success Foundation seeking applicants for Apollo Next Giant Leap Student program

Success Foundation seeking applicants for Apollo Next Giant Leap Student program

The Success Foundation – the charitable enterprise of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce – announced that they will be sponsoring two teams for the NASA ANGLeS Challenge program as part of the... [Read more]

League of Quiet Skies Voters April 25 Town Hall will feature Airnoise.io creator

League of Quiet Skies Voters April 25 Town Hall will feature Airnoise.io creator

The League of Quiet Skies Voters announced that software developer Chris McCann – best known for his innovative Airnoise.io service that automatically reports users’ aircraft noise complaints –... [Read more]

Trades Scholarships available from Highline Schools Foundation

Trades Scholarships available from Highline Schools Foundation

Is your Highline Public Schools senior considering a career in the trades? Thanks to generous funders, the Highline Schools Foundation is proud to offer scholarships to students continuing their education... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Women In Business’ event

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Women In Business’ event

On Friday, Mar. 22, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held a ‘Lunch & Learn’ with a panel discussion on the Future of Women in Business. The Panel was held at the Homewood Suites... [Read more]

Akayla Wolcott served as a Page in State House of Representatives

Akayla Wolcott served as a Page in State House of Representatives

Akayla Wolcott, a student at Highline Choice Academy, served as a page this week in the Washington State House of Representatives. Photo courtesy Washington State Legislative Support Services. Sponsored... [Read more]

Burien 4th grader’s artwork wins Poison Prevention Poster Contest

Burien 4th grader’s artwork wins Poison Prevention Poster Contest

Lily delivered the official Washington State Poison Prevention Poster to Washington State First Lady Trudy Inslee. After reviewing a record number of entries from kindergarten through 6th grade students... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon KIDS’ opens this Friday

REMINDER: ‘Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon KIDS’ opens this Friday

From our friends at the Hi-Liners Musical Theatre: Magic Tree House: Pirates Past Noon KIDS Opens this Friday, Mar. 22! Tickets on Sale Now! Hi-Liners Musical Theatre Presents Magic Tree House: Pirates... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools will host national network of Innovative School Districts

Highline Public Schools will host national network of Innovative School Districts

Highline Public Schools will host the spring 2019 League of Innovative Schools meeting. The League of Innovative Schools is a national coalition of forward-thinking school districts organized by Digital... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Music & arts programs are currently inequitable across all Highline schools’

LETTER: ‘Music & arts programs are currently inequitable across all Highline schools’

[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, My name is Emily Black and I am... [Read more]

Congrats to Highline Schools Foundation 2019 Gold Star Awards winners!

Congrats to Highline Schools Foundation 2019 Gold Star Awards winners!

The Highline Schools Foundation on Thursday night, Mar. 14 awarded the winners of the 2019 Gold Star Awards at its annual Gold Star Awards BASH. The Highline community gathered to root on the award nominees. “Congratulations... [Read more]

Students hack homelessness at Innovation Challenge in Burien

Students hack homelessness at Innovation Challenge in Burien

Left to right, Brandon Carlisle – Teacher at [email protected] with 1st-place winning student team Step It Up, and Diem Ly, Comcast Community Impact Director. The $1000 check is a scholarship for each... [Read more]

Due to hate speech, ‘Sprit Rock’ to be removed from Highline High campus

Due to hate speech, ‘Sprit Rock’ to be removed from Highline High campus

Photo courtesy Highline High School Pirate’s Anchor student newspaper. Due to previous cases of vandalism – including recent hate speech that was painted over immediately – Highline High School’s... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking input on new trimester schedule

Highline Public Schools seeking input on new trimester schedule

Highline Public Schools high schools will switch from a two-term semester schedule to a three-term trimester schedule in the fall of 2020, and the district is seeking public input: Students will have five... [Read more]

Hi-Liners offering spring classes, summer camps & ‘Pirates Past Noon KIDS’

Hi-Liners offering spring classes, summer camps & ‘Pirates Past Noon KIDS’

From our friends at the Hi-Liners Musical Theatre: Register for Spring classes NOW Registration remains open after classes start. Choose from multiple options including Acting Fundamentals, Imagination... [Read more]