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Local Kids can eat FREE all Summer

Local Kids can eat FREE all Summer

Local children can eat FREE breakfast, lunch and snacks during the summer through the federally-funded Summer Food Program. A child does not need to be a Highline Public Schools student to participate. Meals... [Read more]

Highline School Board adopts Fall 2019 school boundaries

Highline School Board adopts Fall 2019 school boundaries

This week, the Highline school board adopted a new set of school boundaries as recommended by the community-led Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC). The revised boundaries will take effect fall... [Read more]

King Conservation District holding two FREE upcoming workshop events

King Conservation District holding two FREE upcoming workshop events

The King Conservation District will be holding two FREE upcoming events relevant to Burien: Where the Water Begins WHO: Landowners living on the marine shoreline WHEN: Saturday, July 14, 9:00 AM –... [Read more]

Tickets on sale now for Hi-Liners’ ‘The Lion King Jr.’ & ‘Into The Woods’

Tickets on sale now for Hi-Liners’ ‘The Lion King Jr.’ & ‘Into The Woods’

Tickets on sale now! www.hi-liners.org The Lion King Jr. July 12-15 The Burien Annex Join Simba, Rafiki, Mufasa, Timon and Pumbaa for this classic story of a lion cub prince who leaves the Pride Lands... [Read more]

School is out, which means that FREE Summer Meals are in

School is out, which means that FREE Summer Meals are in

United Way of King County and partners are back again this Summer with the free Summer Meals program. Here are the details: United Way’s mission is to help families become financially stable and... [Read more]

Highline Amateur Radio Club’s Field Day Event is this weekend at Marvista Park

Highline Amateur Radio Club’s Field Day Event is this weekend at Marvista Park

The Highline Amateur Radio Club HARC is holding its annual ARRL sponsored Field Day in Marvista Park this Saturday, June 23, and Sunday, June 24. This is a FREE Event – learn how to “Get On The... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards Scholarships to local students

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards Scholarships to local students

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center recently awarded $12,050 to several local students with scholarships to further their education. After initial written applications, students were interviewed by... [Read more]

Early bird registration for the 2018 Burien Brat Trot is now open!

Early bird registration for the 2018 Burien Brat Trot is now open!

Chase Bret the Brat through the streets of Burien with this fast, fun and frivolous 5K run – coming Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 – to benefit the students of Highline Public Schools! Stay after for Bavarian... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni Foundation awards over $67,000 in scholarships

Highline High School Alumni Foundation awards over $67,000 in scholarships

On Sunday evening, June 10, the Highline High School Alumni Foundation awarded over $67,000 in scholarships to 23 graduating seniors of Highline High School…

Local Challenger Little Leaguers get big league experience thanks to Mariners

Local Challenger Little Leaguers get big league experience thanks to Mariners

Area resident Del Rivero wants everyone to know that a recent “Challenger Game” he set up at Garfield High School resulted in several members of the starting lineup for the Seattle Mariners... [Read more]

Soroptimist Int’l of Seattle South Annual Awards Luncheon will be Wed., June 20

Soroptimist Int’l of Seattle South Annual Awards Luncheon will be Wed., June 20

Soroptimist Int’l of Seattle South club will be celebrating its 60th year assisting women and girls in our community through fundraising and advocacy efforts with its annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

On Friday (June 8), Highline Public Schools threw a long-bomb touchdown of a party for graduating seniors, who jammed the Museum of Flight in Tukwila to celebrate their milestone with none other than Seattle... [Read more]

Capital Facilities Committee recommends Boundary Plan to School Board

Capital Facilities Committee recommends Boundary Plan to School Board

The community-led bond and boundary planning committee for Highline Public Schools presented a recommended set of boundary maps and a short list of additional considerations at Wednesday’s school board... [Read more]

SoCoCulture and local Artist team up to document culturally significant trees

SoCoCulture and local Artist team up to document culturally significant trees

Artist Katherine Wimble Fox and the South King County Cultural Coalition (SoCoCulture) announced this week an open call to the public to contribute to the crowd-sourced, online, interactive Forest for... [Read more]

Learn about Native Plant & Wildlife Connections at Community Center Sat.

Learn about Native Plant & Wildlife Connections at Community Center Sat.

Learn about Native Plant & Wildlife Connections at the Burien Community Center this Saturday, June 9, from 1 – 4 p.m. Learn from three different speakers who will be sharing tips for creating wildlife... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools warns of possible threat to Mt. Rainier High Wednesday

Highline Public Schools warns of possible threat to Mt. Rainier High Wednesday

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Highline Public Schools issued a warning Tuesday evening, June 5, about a threat to Mount Rainier High School on Wednesday, June 6. Far as we can recall, this is... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Hola and Ni Hao! WorldKids early learning immersion program comes to Burien

Hola and Ni Hao! WorldKids early learning immersion program comes to Burien

The award-winning WorldKids language immersion preschool program will soon open their sixth location at a convenient central Burien address. They are currently enrolling for their planned fall 2018 opening,... [Read more]

‘Yoga by the Sound’ at Environmental Science Center Saturday, June 23

‘Yoga by the Sound’ at Environmental Science Center Saturday, June 23

Come hear about the environmental stewardship ESC is doing in the community before relaxing and rewinding at the Environmental Science Center in Seahurst Park on Saturday, June 23. This event will run... [Read more]

Civics students at Highline High conducting survey on city’s Strategic Plan

Civics students at Highline High conducting survey on city’s Strategic Plan

Civics students at Highline High School are conducting a survey on the CIty of Burien’s Strategic Plan for 2017-2020, and they’re seeking the public’s help. Students are seeking input... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools moving to 5-period trimester starting in fall 2020

Highline Public Schools moving to 5-period trimester starting in fall 2020

Highline Public Schools announced this week that – after two years of study and feedback from staff and families – they will move to a five-period trimester system starting in fall 2020. The district... [Read more]

Highline Council PTSA gives out scholarships & awards, including to the Blog!

Highline Council PTSA gives out scholarships & awards, including to the Blog!

Last week, the Highline Council PTSA honored students, teachers, employees and community members with scholarships and awards – including to The B-Town Blog – at the district’s central office... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Pirate boys soccer team play hearts out in playoff game

PHOTOS: Highline Pirate boys soccer team play hearts out in playoff game

Friday night (May 25), the Highline High Pirates played their hearts out against Burlington-Edison in a play-off soccer game to see who would advance to the championship round. The Pirates lost 1-0 after... [Read more]

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

On Wednesday, May 23, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee Adam Smith offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, to provide for noise mitigation for the Highline School... [Read more]

‘Meet and Greet’ with new Highline High Co-Principals will be Tuesday, June 5

‘Meet and Greet’ with new Highline High Co-Principals will be Tuesday, June 5

A ‘Meet and Greet’ for the public to meet Highline High School’s new Co-Principals is set for Tuesday, June 5, for 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the school cafeteria. Clint Sallee and Tremain Holloway will... [Read more]