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Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander Junior, Mt. Rainier High School The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Gregory Heights Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty... [Read more]

Hoops4Life Basketball/Life Skills Camp will be July 24-28

Hoops4Life Basketball/Life Skills Camp will be July 24-28

WHAT: BASKETBALL/LIFE SKILLS CAMP!!!! @ Mount Rainier High School WHEN: Monday, July 24-Friday, July 28 INFO: This camp started in West Seattle in 1998 for the purpose of creating an affordable camp that... [Read more]

Free ‘Drum Fun for Adults’ will be at Town Square Park this Friday, May 12

Free ‘Drum Fun for Adults’ will be at Town Square Park this Friday, May 12

The Burien Library, along with Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services will be hosting a FREE ‘Drum Fun for Adults’ this Friday, May 12, from 11 a.m. – Noon at Town Square Park: Hand... [Read more]

Congrats to Kennedy Catholic High girls tennis team for division championship!

Congrats to Kennedy Catholic High girls tennis team for division championship!

Congratulations to the Kennedy Catholic High School varsity girls tennis team for bringing home the NPSL Cascade Division championship following Thursday’s weather-shortened victory over Kentlake! The... [Read more]

You have until Sunday to enter to win a $40 Gift Card from Highline Schools

You have until Sunday to enter to win a $40 Gift Card from Highline Schools

A gift card for your thoughts? Submit your feedback on Highline Public Schools communications by this Sunday, May 7, and enter to win a $40 gift card for your efforts. Submitting feedback online will take... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation seeking donations for Project PROMise

Highline Schools Foundation seeking donations for Project PROMise

For many high school girls, going to the prom is an event anticipated for years – but not going to the prom because the family can’t afford a formal dress can be devastating. Project PROMise™ is... [Read more]

Hilltop Elementary’s first Art Show & Silent Auction will be Thursday, May 18

Hilltop Elementary’s first Art Show & Silent Auction will be Thursday, May 18

Hilltop Elementary School’s first Art Show & Silent Auction will be Thursday, May 18. “Join us Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. for Hilltop’s first Art Show & Silent Auction!” There... [Read more]

See long-lost rocket engines at Museum of Flight’s ‘Apollo Exhibit,’ opening May 20

See long-lost rocket engines at Museum of Flight’s ‘Apollo Exhibit,’ opening May 20

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School The Museum of Flight in Tukwila will finally be opening their long awaited exhibit. The Apollo Exhibit, which was announced a few years back and confirmed... [Read more]

Highline Pirate Youth Football Camp will be July 11-15

Highline Pirate Youth Football Camp will be July 11-15

Highline Pirate Youth Football Camp will be held July 11-15: Students entering grades 3-8 are invited to join Highline’s Football Coach Mark Cross and staff for a Pirate Youth Football Camp. Camp will be... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School Drama’s ‘The Addams Family’ opens Thursday!

Mount Rainier High School Drama’s ‘The Addams Family’ opens Thursday!

Mount Rainier High School Drama Production The Addams Family opens on May 4, 7 p.m.! The production continues May 5, 6, 12 &13, with performances at 7 p.m., and an additional matinee performance... [Read more]

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at ‘Sip & Shop’ fundraiser Thursday

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at ‘Sip & Shop’ fundraiser Thursday

The Highline Schools Foundation is holding a special fundraiser opportunity tomorrow – Thursday, May 4 – for anyone who loves beautiful things! Hosted by Paper Delights in Burien, this fun “Sip... [Read more]

Give your opinion to Highline Public Schools & enter to win a $40 Gift Card

Give your opinion to Highline Public Schools & enter to win a $40 Gift Card

This is your chance to tell your neighborhood school and Highline Public Schools how they are doing with communicating what you need and want to know – help them do better by taking an online survey... [Read more]

Russell Wilson will help graduating Highline High seniors celebrate on June 7

Russell Wilson will help graduating Highline High seniors celebrate on June 7

Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson will host a special celebration on Wednesday, June 7, to congratulate and reward all Highline High seniors who fulfill their graduation requirements. “So don’t... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Westside School holding Preschool Open Houses May 9 & May 23

Westside School holding Preschool Open Houses May 9 & May 23

Advertiser Westside School will once again open its doors to three and four-year-olds for a half and full-day preschool program for the fall of 2017 – here’s more info: Expanding upon our current... [Read more]

Coalition for Drug Free Youth holding community celebration on Friday, May 12

Coalition for Drug Free Youth holding community celebration on Friday, May 12

This week, the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth unveiled a new campaign – “I Know What’s Right For Me!” – which was made for students by students in an effort to provide youth with healthy resources... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools student art will be at Burien Art Walk this Friday

Highline Public Schools student art will be at Burien Art Walk this Friday

Students from Highline Public Schools – along with their artwork – will be featured this Friday, May 5, as part of a Student Art Walk for the kick-off event  to this season’s B-Town Beat. Middle... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn Storytelling & help Food Bank at Film Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Learn Storytelling & help Food Bank at Film Happy Hour Tuesday

REMINDER: Larry Snyder will discuss storytelling, and there will also be a fundraising drive for the Highline Area Food Bank at this Tuesday’s Burien Film Office Happy Hour…

Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

By the end of Saturday morning, the beach was cleaner, the community was closer and two new trees were in the ground…but this wasn’t just any Saturday at Seahurst Park though – it was... [Read more]

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society on Wednesday,... [Read more]

Schedule/Map for May 5 B-Town Beat Student Music & Art Walk released

Schedule/Map for May 5 B-Town Beat Student Music & Art Walk released

The B-Town Beat’s Student Music & Art Walk will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m. on SW 152nd Street, between 4th and 10th Ave SW. This event will include artwork and performances... [Read more]

A preschool in a retirement home? 4-year olds go to school at Wesley Homes

A preschool in a retirement home? 4-year olds go to school at Wesley Homes

Four days a week, a group of four-year-olds attend a new preschool located on the 45-acre Wesley Homes campus in Des Moines. The Montessori classroom supports student learning through self-directed activity,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools decides not to change high school schedules next year

Highline Public Schools decides not to change high school schedules next year

High schools in Highline will stay on the current six-period semester schedule for the time being, Highline Public Schools announced Wednesday, April 26. Superintendent Susan Enfield said she has concluded... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving?

Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving?

Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 7 – 10 p.m. and discover a Scuba intro, Dry Suit experiences, Peak Performance Buoyancy, and the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Premier FC tryouts for boys & girls born in 2006-7 start April 25

Highline Premier FC tryouts for boys & girls born in 2006-7 start April 25

Highline Premier FC has had fantastic tryouts for all age groups up to this point and formed some solid teams for the 2017/18 season, and next up are for girls and boys born in 2006 and 2007 with tryouts... [Read more]