Education Section

Student hit, injured by car in front of Highline High School Monday morning

Student hit, injured by car in front of Highline High School Monday morning

A student was hit by a car and injured while crossing S. 152nd Street near Highline High School Monday morning, March 6. According to Catherine Carbone Rogers of Highline Public Schools, the student was... [Read more]

Interfaith Conversations will be Wednesdays, starting Mar. 8 at St. Luke’s

Interfaith Conversations will be Wednesdays, starting Mar. 8 at St. Luke’s

Interfaith Conversations will be held on Wednesdays at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton, starting March 8: Wednesdays: March 8, 15, 22, and 29 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. St. Luke’s Interfaith... [Read more]

‘Youth Outdoor Adventure Day’ will be this Saturday, March 4 at Camp Long

‘Youth Outdoor Adventure Day’ will be this Saturday, March 4 at Camp Long

Come experience ‘Youth Outdoor Adventure Day’ this Saturday, March 4, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Camp Long in West Seattle. A free day of fun activities open to the public, for boys and girls aged... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers compete at State Mat Classic

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers compete at State Mat Classic

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third 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]

Boy Scout Troop #375’s annual Fish Dinner at St. Francis this Friday, March 3

Boy Scout Troop #375’s annual Fish Dinner at St. Francis this Friday, March 3

This Friday, March 3 is the annual Boy Scout Troop #375 Fish Dinner at St. Francis of Assisi Church. They will be serving wild Salmon and wild Cod, and scouts will cook Dutch Oven Desserts. Scouts and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be this Thursday

REMINDER: Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be this Thursday

Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night this Thursday, March 2, 2017 and discover a Scuba intro, Dry Suit experiences, Peak... [Read more]

Come ‘Meet Your Muslim Neighbor’ at Burien Community Church on March 9

Come ‘Meet Your Muslim Neighbor’ at Burien Community Church on March 9

All are invited to come ‘Meet Your Muslim Neighbor’ at Burien Community Church on Thursday, March 9, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. This is a free and open event, and all are encouraged to attend. “Come... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Help me get on the Ellen Show – #GetCassOnEllen trending!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Help me get on the Ellen Show – #GetCassOnEllen trending!

by Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! So I haven’t been writing very many blogs lately. Sorry about that! Back in December, I auditioned to be in my school’s musical of The Addam’s Family!... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Meditation & Restorative Yoga highlight March at Lake Burien Physical Therapy

Ready to start a path to wellness? Many people express a desire to develop a wellness routine, but often feel daunted by the unknown. Will I be able to meditate? How can I slow down, or will I feel comfortable... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Friday & Saturday

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Friday & Saturday

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents ‘Annie Jr.’ this weekend, opening TONIGHT, Friday, Feb. 24, with the finalé... [Read more]

Know a Student Superhero? The Sidekick Collective wants nominations by Mar. 1

Know a Student Superhero? The Sidekick Collective wants nominations by Mar. 1

Local non-profit the Sidekick Collective is searching for superheroes: Dear Sidekicks, As you know, we’re on a mission to help extraordinary young people turn their big ideas into real-world solutions. But... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival will be focus of March 7 Film Office Happy Hour

Burien Film Festival will be focus of March 7 Film Office Happy Hour

The 2017 Burien Film Festival will be the focus of the next Film Office Happy Hour, set for Tuesday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Tin Theater. This is an open, all-ages, FREE event, and all who enjoy film... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Friend to Friend America doing presentation at El Dorado West March 2

Friend to Friend America doing presentation at El Dorado West March 2

The public is invited to El Dorado West Retirement Community for a presentation by Friend to Friend America on Thursday, March 2 at 10:30 a.m.: Would you like a visitor? Do you know someone that could... [Read more]

Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children

Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children

Reading Partners is seeking Volunteers to help read to local children: If you want to be a part of a phenomenal team, gain new skills, and change your life, consider Reading Partners AmeriCorps in Seattle.... [Read more]

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

A new study found Highline College alumni and operations added $631.5 million to the King County economy during the 2014–15 fiscal year, the school announced Wednesday, Feb. 22: The added income translated... [Read more]

VIDEO: Port of Seattle does noise testing at local schools Tuesday

VIDEO: Port of Seattle does noise testing at local schools Tuesday

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: On Tuesday morning, Feb. 21, the Port of Seattle conducted noise testing at Des Moines Elementary School as part of their continued partnership with Highline Public... [Read more]

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Wine, music and a great cause – the annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – presented this year on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center – is proud to be donating... [Read more]

Be part of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2017 Gold Star Awards celebrations

Be part of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2017 Gold Star Awards celebrations

Be Part of the Highline Schools Foundation’s 2017 Gold Star Awards! Highline Schools Foundation announces “Celebrate! Highline” as the 2017 Gold Star Awards theme. “Celebrate! Highline”... [Read more]

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend!

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend!

REMINDER: Help make birds count at Bird Fest this weekend! The Burien Birdfest is scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 18, and The Great International Backyard Bird Count will be all weekend. Do you want... [Read more]

Noise testing scheduled at Highline High & Des Moines Elementary Tues., Feb. 21

Noise testing scheduled at Highline High & Des Moines Elementary Tues., Feb. 21

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Port of Seattle will be conducting noise testing at Highline High School and Des Moines Elementary as part of their continued partnership with Highline Public Schools on airplane... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Christian School Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Seattle Christian School Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Advertiser Seattle Christian School invites you to discover why families in Seattle and South King County choose Seattle Christian School! Is it the commitment to academic excellence? The caring and... [Read more]

Students at Hazel Valley School get Valentine greetings from Teachers Tues.

Students at Hazel Valley School get Valentine greetings from Teachers Tues.

On Tuesday, Feb. 14 (Valentine’s Day), Teachers at Burien’s Hazel Valley Elementary School greeted students with welcome signs and cheers as they arrived on campus to send a message of inclusion... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Feb. 24 & Feb. 25

St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Annie Jr.’ will be Feb. 24 & Feb. 25

St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents ‘Annie Jr.’ on Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25! With equal measures of pluck and... [Read more]

Referees needed – clinics for Highline Soccer Club start this Saturday, Feb. 18

Referees needed – clinics for Highline Soccer Club start this Saturday, Feb. 18

Highline Soccer Club continues to have a shortage of Referees. The following New Referee Clinics have been scheduled for individuals to become Referees. Saturday, 2/18/2017, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, 650... [Read more]