Education Section

Para Los Niños’ Annual Gala grosses $57,000, surpassing last year’s fundraiser

Para Los Niños’ Annual Gala grosses $57,000, surpassing last year’s fundraiser

Para Los Niños’ Annual Gala raised a gross amount of $57,600, which surpasses last year’s results. “All of this I do for my children and my community.” – Sandra Simarra Organizers... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Holiday excitement is Blooming at Zenith Holland Gardens – come and see!

Holiday excitement is Blooming at Zenith Holland Gardens – come and see!

Our friends at Zenith Holland Gardens are ready to help you celebrate the holidays with classes, special events and all the best in trees, plants, gifts and decor to make your home and garden merry and... [Read more]

Highline Public School graduation rate tops 81%

Highline Public School graduation rate tops 81%

More Highline Public Schools students are graduating than ever before – 81.1 percent – the district announced on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The graduation rate for the Class of 2018 is 81.1 percent, up from... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Local 4th graders work and learn at ESC’s ‘Salmon Heroes’ program

PHOTOS: Local 4th graders work and learn at ESC’s ‘Salmon Heroes’ program

Elston Hill went to the Salmon Heroes program on Nov. 1 at the Cove in Normandy Park, and took some great photos. “I was very impressed by the adults leading this endeavor for Fourth Graders from... [Read more]

Pirate grad comes through BIG for Highline High School Alumni Foundation

Pirate grad comes through BIG for Highline High School Alumni Foundation

Highline High School Alumni Michael Walsh has made a gigantic financial pledge to the school’s Alumni Foundation – $100,000 per year for five years beginning in 2019! This amount is on top of the $20,000... [Read more]

REMINDER: Last chance for Hi-Liners Annual Gala tix – sales close Nov. 4!

REMINDER: Last chance for Hi-Liners Annual Gala tix – sales close Nov. 4!

REMINDER: If you haven’t yet bought your tickets to support the Hi-Liners Musical Theatre’s Annual Gala Dinner and Auction on Sunday, Nov. 10, you’d best act fast – as ticket sales... [Read more]

Poet-in-Residence Raul Sanchez will read poetry at Page 2 Books Sunday

Poet-in-Residence Raul Sanchez will read poetry at Page 2 Books Sunday

Raul Sanchez will be in Burien this weekend as part of Burien’s community-led “Poet-in-Residence” project. In addition to teaching a poetry workshop this Saturday, Nov. 3, Raul will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway’s FREE Home Seller Class will be Saturday, Nov. 17

Berkshire Hathaway’s FREE Home Seller Class will be Saturday, Nov. 17

From Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty: Is a home sale in your future? Whether you’re considering selling your home in 2019 or even a couple years from now, it... [Read more]

Community invited to 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast on Friday, Nov. 16

Community invited to 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast on Friday, Nov. 16

The entire community is invited to the 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast – featuring the HHS Staff Band – on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Burien Eagles Hall. Tickets are on sale now at piratepigroast.net. “We... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Macy Utley

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Macy Utley

From our friends at the Highline High Alumni Association: Macy Utley is a 2012 Highline High School Graduate. After high school, Macy attended Washington State University where she earned a Bachelor’s... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Michael Sewell

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Michael Sewell

From our friends at the Highline High Alumni Association: Michael Sewell graduated from Highline in 2009, then attended both Washington State University and the Art Institute of Seattle. Michael studied... [Read more]

‘Supporting Gender Non-Conforming Students’ – Dr. Susan Enfield

‘Supporting Gender Non-Conforming Students’ – Dr. Susan Enfield

In light of President Trump’s recent memo defining gender solely based on the gender assigned at birth, Highline Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield on Tuesday (Oct. 30) released the... [Read more]

Kennedy football Lancers beat Kentridge 68-41 at Highline Stadium Friday

Kennedy football Lancers beat Kentridge 68-41 at Highline Stadium Friday

The Kennedy Catholic High School Lancers defeated the Kentridge High School Chargers 68–41 Friday night in the rain at Highline Memorial Stadium. By the way, that’s the final score for a high school... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School Veterans Assembly will be Friday, Nov. 9

Sylvester Middle School Veterans Assembly will be Friday, Nov. 9

Sylvester Middle School will hold a Veterans Assembly on Friday, Nov. 9, starting at 10:20 a.m. in the school gym. The event will begin with the National Anthem, and close with “America the Beautiful.” Students... [Read more]

Highline High Ladies Cross Country team comes in 2nd in district meet

Highline High Ladies Cross Country team comes in 2nd in district meet

Congrats to the Highline High School Ladies Cross Country team, which finished in 2nd place at the 2A West Central District Cross Country Meet at Chambers Bay Golf Course on Saturday, Oct. 27. “This... [Read more]

Don’t miss Highline Tutoring’s Musical Chairs during Saturday’s ‘Boo In Burien’

Don’t miss Highline Tutoring’s Musical Chairs during Saturday’s ‘Boo In Burien’

Highline Tutoring & Testing Center will again doing Musical Chairs to live music during the ‘Boo In Burien’ this Saturday, Oct. 27. The fun starts around Noon and ends around 5 p.m., or... [Read more]

Hi-Liners Musical Theatre Annual Gala & Auction will be Saturday, Nov. 10

Hi-Liners Musical Theatre Annual Gala & Auction will be Saturday, Nov. 10

Come Join the Fun! Enjoy musical theatre? Believe in supporting the arts? Want to make a difference for our youth? Then come to The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre Annual Gala Dinner and Auction on Saturday,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Things have been getting pretty loud at Highline High School recently

PHOTOS: Things have been getting pretty loud at Highline High School recently

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: Story & Photos by Chelle Herbruger Things have been getting pretty loud at Highline High School the past few... [Read more]

‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series continues Sunday, Nov. 18 at Burien Library

‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series continues Sunday, Nov. 18 at Burien Library

SoCoCulture’s FREE ‘Engaging Trees’ series will continue on Sunday, Nov. 18 with Seattle Times environmental reporter and author of “Witness Tree,” Lynda Mapes, who will give a talk... [Read more]