Education Section

Highline Public Schools issues statement regarding end of DACA program

Highline Public Schools issues statement regarding end of DACA program

On Tuesday (Sept. 5), Highline Public Schools issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s proposed ending of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: Dear Highline... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club’s first meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club’s first meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 21

Burien Actors Theatre’s Script Club is getting ready for its first meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21 at Merrill Gardens. BAT’s very own Faith will be leading the meeting. What is a script club? It’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Tues.

REMINDER: Area resident Kirk Nordenstrom will give a presentation about the 48 Hour Film Horror Project at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour this Tuesday, Sept. 5. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and Kirk... [Read more]

Premiere of ‘Eleven Paths’ documentary on Highline High students is Sept. 19

Premiere of ‘Eleven Paths’ documentary on Highline High students is Sept. 19

The premiere of “Eleven Paths,” a documentary that follows 11 Highline students through four years of high school, will be Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This is... [Read more]

Holiday weekend 3-park ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Sept. 3

Holiday weekend 3-park ‘Walk-n-Talk’ will be this Sunday, Sept. 3

From our friends at WABI Burien: Arbor Lake Park Entrance – Photo by Michael Brunk, NW Lens Let’s discover 3 of Burien’s 25 City Parks on September’s Walk-n-Talk! For a small city, we have many... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center’s new Health Sciences building opening is Sept. 22

Puget Sound Skills Center’s new Health Sciences building opening is Sept. 22

A Grand Opening will be celebrated at Puget Sound Skills Center’s new Health Sciences Building auditorium at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22 at 18010 8th Avenue South in Burien. The $19.4 million project... [Read more]

REMINDER: FREE ‘Family Fun Run’ at Burien Town Square Park this Thursday

REMINDER: FREE ‘Family Fun Run’ at Burien Town Square Park this Thursday

REMINDER: A FREE ‘Family Fun Run’ will be held at Burien Town Square Park this Thursday, Aug. 31, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. This will be a scavenger hunt style race for runners and walkers of all... [Read more]

Early registration rates for the Burien Brat Trot end Thursday night!

Early registration rates for the Burien Brat Trot end Thursday night!

Early registration rates for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot – coming Sunday, Oct. 1 – ends Thursday night, Aug. 31! To register and save a few brat$ ($32 vs $45 on the day of the race), click here: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=125705 The... [Read more]

Monthly Conversations on Social Justice start at Genesis in September

Monthly Conversations on Social Justice start at Genesis in September

It’s time we TALK! Join us for monthly Curated Conversations on Social Justice Creating an Equitable and Humane World 3rd Tuesday, from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm September, October, November Topic:... [Read more]

Harvest Craft’s annual ‘Party on the Point’ fundraiser will be Saturday, Sept. 9

Harvest Craft’s annual ‘Party on the Point’ fundraiser will be Saturday, Sept. 9

Local non-profit Harvest Craft will be holding its annual ‘Party on the Point’ fundraiser in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood on Saturday, Sept. 9. The event – which will be... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Dia de los Muertos celebration will be Friday, Nov. 3

SAVE THE DATE: Dia de los Muertos celebration will be Friday, Nov. 3

SAVE THE DATE: Burien’s free ‘Dia de los Muertos’ (Day of the Dead) events are coming to the Burien Community Center on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. This fun, family-friendly event is open... [Read more]

Learn about the 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 5

Learn about the 48 Hour Horror Film Project at Film Office Happy Hour Sept. 5

Area resident Kirk Nordenstrom has produced the Seattle 48 Hour Film Project since its inception in 2005, and he’ll be presenting at the Burien Film Office Happy Hour on Tuesday, Sept. 5, to showcase... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts Sept. 14; here’s how to apply

Community Police Academy starts Sept. 14; here’s how to apply

The City of SeaTac joins with the City of Burien each year to invite community members to ‘Community Police Academy,’ a twelve week course designed to increase the understanding between citizens... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Shorewood Christian School offers 5% discount to new Middle School Families

Shorewood Christian School offers 5% discount to new Middle School Families

Shorewood Christian School recently announced a 5% discount in tuition for families that are new to the school with 6th, 7th, or 8th graders. The move is to introduce families to the benefits specifically... [Read more]

‘Laudato Si: A Faithful Response to Climate Change’ with Jeff Renner Sept. 13

‘Laudato Si: A Faithful Response to Climate Change’ with Jeff Renner Sept. 13

Holy Rosary and Our Lady of Guadalupe parishes of West Seattle are co-sponsoring an evening with Jeff Renner called “Laudato Si: A Faithful Response to Climate Change” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: What is a Revocable Living Trust?

DAL Law Firm: What is a Revocable Living Trust?

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Business photograph designed by Pressfoto – Freepik.com What is a Revocable Living Trust? DAL Law can help you in creating the estate plan which is right for you with... [Read more]

Two local students attend Unified Sports All-Star Soccer Experience in Chicago

Two local students attend Unified Sports All-Star Soccer Experience in Chicago

Jesus Perez from Evergreen. Highline High’s Chance Stoneback. Two Highline students joined the big leagues when they traveled to Chicago, July 31 – August 3 – Evergreen High School’s Jesus... [Read more]

Next ‘Climate & Culture’ Session will be at Highline High School Wednesday

Next ‘Climate & Culture’ Session will be at Highline High School Wednesday

The next Climate and Culture Planning Session for Highline High School will be held this Wednesday night, Aug. 23, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the school’s cafeteria. Inspired by a controversial incident... [Read more]

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Why struggle through heavy traffic driving south into Oregon and then scramble trying to find a viewing spot – to say nothing of possible food and gasoline shortages while there – for Monday’s historic... [Read more]

‘Ask the Architect’ and learn about three new Highline Public Schools

‘Ask the Architect’ and learn about three new Highline Public Schools

The public is invited to get a look at the latest design work for three new Highline Public Schools, as well as talk to the architects and project staff. Look at draft designs for Highline High School,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: City of Normandy Park looking to hire Preschool Teacher

JOB: City of Normandy Park looking to hire Preschool Teacher

The City of Normandy Park is looking to hire a Preschool Teacher: Preschool Teacher Position 20 hours per week with Benefits Pay Range $13.00 to 18.00/per hour Job Description Summary: The Teacher... [Read more]

Rummage/Garage Sale fundraiser for Hazel Valley Elementary will be Saturday

Rummage/Garage Sale fundraiser for Hazel Valley Elementary will be Saturday

A Rummage/Garage Sale to benefit Hazel Valley Elementary School will be held this Saturday, Aug. 19, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Highline United Methodist Church, 13015 1st Ave S, Burien (map below). Lots... [Read more]

Join Burien’s new Script Club this Saturday at Merrill Gardens

Join Burien’s new Script Club this Saturday at Merrill Gardens

From our friends at Burien Actors Theatre: Come learn about Burien’s new script club this Saturday, Aug. 19! That’s right, Burien now has a script club. Burien Actors Theatre will be holding an introductory... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Premier FC’s Fall 2017 Skills Clinic starts Sept. 15

Highline Premier FC’s Fall 2017 Skills Clinic starts Sept. 15

Fall 2017 Skills Clinic – Field Player Training with Highline Premier FC Coaches – starts Sept. 15: Provides players with essential skills. Age and level appropriate training emphasizes fun, individual... [Read more]