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Nominations for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards now open

Nominations for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards now open

Highline Schools Foundation announced this week the start of its Gold Star awards process and celebration events for 2018. The theme for Gold Star this year is “This Is Highline,” honoring the people... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Bernadette Parish School hosting OPEN HOUSE this Wed., Jan. 31

St. Bernadette Parish School hosting OPEN HOUSE this Wed., Jan. 31

Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will host an OPEN HOUSE this Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged to attend this informational Open House  and School Tour…

Applications now open for Linda Dougherty Memorial Arts Scholarship

Applications now open for Linda Dougherty Memorial Arts Scholarship

In honor of Linda Dougherty, Burien Arts established a scholarship for graduating high school seniors going on to study the arts. Sadly, Linda passed away on July 7, 2015. Linda was an active member of... [Read more]

Highline Schools study: importance of social emotional learning at school

Highline Schools study: importance of social emotional learning at school

Highline Public Schools is sharing themes that emerged from a recent online community conversation about social and emotional learning. In October and November, families and staff shared hundreds of comments... [Read more]

REMINDER: New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner is TONIGHT

REMINDER: New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner is TONIGHT

REMINDER: The Baked Potato Dinner Fundraiser put on by the New Start Alternative High School Key Club – in conjunction with the Kiwanis Club of White Center – is TONIGHT, Thursday, Jan. 25. The event... [Read more]

Joe Van elected new President of Highline School Board

Joe Van elected new President of Highline School Board

The Highline School Board has a new leader – the board elected Joe Van (pictured above) to serve as the new board president. Mr. Van has served on the board since spring 2015, representing neighborhoods... [Read more]

Ballots for Feb. 13 Special Election will be arriving soon; school levy on ballot

Ballots for Feb. 13 Special Election will be arriving soon; school levy on ballot

Ballots for the Feb. 13, 2018 Special Election will be arriving soon. The only item you’ll find on your local ballot is for the school levy, which is not a new tax – it replaces the current levy,... [Read more]

Cub Scout ‘Raingutter Regatta’ will be Saturday, Feb. 3 at St. Bernadette

Cub Scout ‘Raingutter Regatta’ will be Saturday, Feb. 3 at St. Bernadette

Boys Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to make and race a model sailboat in the annual Cub Scout Raingutter Regatta on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 9-10 a.m. This fun event is held at St Bernadette... [Read more]

PacWest Little League baseball signups start this week

PacWest Little League baseball signups start this week

PacWest Little League is starting signups this week: Jan. 25 at Highline Christian Church: 6 – 8 p.m. Feb. 2 at Tukwila Community Center: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Feb. 10 at Boulevard Park Presbyterian:... [Read more]

Community Police Academy begins March 14; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy begins March 14; here’s how to sign up

The King County Sheriff’s Office – along with Burien and SeaTac Police – have designed a program to educate the Community about all the departments within the King County Sheriff’s Office. Students... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre Script Club’s next monthly meeting will be Thurs., Feb. 15

Burien Actors Theatre Script Club’s next monthly meeting will be Thurs., Feb. 15

Burien Actors Theatre Script Club’s next monthly meeting will be at Merrill Gardens on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. BAT’s script club is open to all who want to learn more... [Read more]

Highline School Board seeking candidates to fill vacant position

Highline School Board seeking candidates to fill vacant position

The Highline School Board is seeking candidates to fill Director Seat #5, which serves neighborhoods in the Des Moines and Normandy Park communities. Board member Michael Spear stepped down from the board... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center holding Sea Glass Crafts Glass this Saturday

Environmental Science Center holding Sea Glass Crafts Glass this Saturday

The Environmental Science Center’s first Sea Glass Crafting events starts this Saturday, Jan 20, from 1 – 3 p.m The cost is $10. Another class will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3. “If you’re... [Read more]

Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 27

West Seattle Montessori School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 27

West Seattle Montessori School and Academy will be holding an Open House Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, from 1 – 3 p.m. WSMS&A will also be celebrating Academic Secretary Dolores Atwood’s... [Read more]

New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner fundraiser is Thursday, Jan. 25

New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner fundraiser is Thursday, Jan. 25

The New Start Alternative High School Key Club will again – in conjunction with the Kiwanis Club of White Center – hold a fundraiser on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 – a Taco Bar and Baked Potato Dinner... [Read more]

Police congratulate 8 who graduated from Burien Explorers program

Police congratulate 8 who graduated from Burien Explorers program

The Burien Police Department congratulates these eight Burien Explorers who completed the 2017 Washington Law Enforcement Explorer Winter Academy in Yakima: Robert Turner Ashleigh Bell Delia Bautista Mason... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Lutheran High School holding Open House on Thursday, Jan. 25

Seattle Lutheran High School holding Open House on Thursday, Jan. 25

Seattle Lutheran High School has a unique and successful approach to education, and will be holding an Open House on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, from 7 – 8:30 p.m.to showcase what makes us uniquely better.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28

St. Francis of Assisi School will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28, from 11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. “The mission of St. Francis of Assisi School is to educate the whole person within a Christ-centered,... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center’s next Moonlight Beach Walk is Sat., Jan. 27

Environmental Science Center’s next Moonlight Beach Walk is Sat., Jan. 27

The Environmental Science Center’s next FREE Moonlight Beach Walk will be held on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 6 – 8 p.m. “Come see marine organisms in a whole new light – your flashlight!... [Read more]

Celebration of Service for School Board Member Michael Spear will be Jan. 17

Celebration of Service for School Board Member Michael Spear will be Jan. 17

The Highline Public Schools Board of Directors invites the community, families and staff to attend a Celebration of Service for School Board member Michael Spear as he steps down from the board. Mr. Spear... [Read more]

Another power outage hits Highline High School; tonight’s play canceled

Another power outage hits Highline High School; tonight’s play canceled

Friday morning (Jan. 12) at around 11 a.m., Highline High School experienced a partial power outage due to a burnt fuse. Lunch and classes were not impacted, and power is expected to be restored later... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools releases new interactive annual report

Highline Public Schools releases new interactive annual report

Highline Public Schools this week announced that it is inviting the community to dig for data and check out its progress in its new online, interactive Annual Report. You can view the report for the 2016-17... [Read more]

Celebrate Highline High’s Gymnasium during last games on Wed., Jan 31

Celebrate Highline High’s Gymnasium during last games on Wed., Jan 31

All are invited to come celebrate – and say goodbye to – Highline High School’s Gymnasium on Wednesday, Jan. 31, when the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams host Evergreen High School. These... [Read more]

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Craving’ is Friday & Saturday at the PAC

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Craving’ is Friday & Saturday at the PAC

Highline High School Drama will be presenting ‘The Craving’ this Friday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Performing Arts Center. Here’s the synopsis: Screenwriter Terry Kyle Morris... [Read more]