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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]

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]

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]

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 Public Schools CFAC meeting tonight to discuss school boundaries

Highline Public Schools CFAC meeting tonight to discuss school boundaries

Highline Public Schools Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) is holding a meeting TONIGHT – Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the district Central Office (15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW) to discuss... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic’s Sam Huard named to MaxPreps ‘Freshman All-American’ team

Kennedy Catholic’s Sam Huard named to MaxPreps ‘Freshman All-American’ team

Photo courtesy Scout.com MaxPreps named Kennedy Catholic High School’s Sam Huard to its Freshman All-American team. Huard is a freshman quarterback for the team, is the son of legendary former UW... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline students will be able to hit the snooze in the morning come this fall or next, as Highline Public Schools plans to change high school start times to about 30 minutes later than current start times.... [Read more]

Enjoy a CAUSEmopolitan for Highline Schools Foundation at Cedarbrook Feb. 9

Enjoy a CAUSEmopolitan for Highline Schools Foundation at Cedarbrook Feb. 9

Please join friends and neighbors at Cedarbrook Lodge to support some of Highline Schools Foundation’s most impactful programs on Friday, Feb. 9! WHEN: Friday, Feb 9, 2018: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Tickets... [Read more]

Power outage at Highline High School sends students home early Tuesday

Power outage at Highline High School sends students home early Tuesday

Due to a power outage Tuesday morning (Jan. 2), students at Highline High School were sent home early from school. “This morning we were operating with partial power and space heaters,” the... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding public meeting on new boundaries Jan. 10

Highline Public Schools holding public meeting on new boundaries Jan. 10

Changes are coming to the boundaries of Highline Public Schools in 2019, and their next public meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. In fall 2019, Highline Public Schools will open two new schools... [Read more]

Music4Life delivers 1,665 musical instruments to Highline Public Schools

Music4Life delivers 1,665 musical instruments to Highline Public Schools

Organizers at Music4Life report that during the first quarter of 2017-18 (Sept. 1 – Nov. 30), they delivered 1,665 ready-to-play musical instruments – having a fair market value of $28,237* – to... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Highline High School’s new north wall design draws on history

FOLLOWUP: Highline High School’s new north wall design draws on history

Highline Public Schools released new information about the new north wall for Highline High Schools remodel: What will the north wall of Highline High School (HHS) look like? The project team has a recommendation... [Read more]

District announces recommendation for Highline High School’s new north wall

District announces recommendation for Highline High School’s new north wall

After several weeks of public feedback, Highline High School project staff, architects, contractors and district leaders have reached a final consensus recommendation on Design Concept 1 for the new north... [Read more]

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Highline Public Schools voters will be asked to renew a four-year educational programs and operations levy in February, 2018. The levy is not a new tax. It replaces the current levy, which is set to expire... [Read more]

Marvista Elementary Teacher honored as ‘Symetra Hero in the Classroom’

Marvista Elementary Teacher honored as ‘Symetra Hero in the Classroom’

From our sister site The Normandy Park Blog: Symetra and the Seattle Seahawks honored Marvista Elementary School teacher Jennevieve Acosta as a “Symetra Hero in the Classroom” this week. Seattle... [Read more]

Burien City Council wants to know where the next airport will be

Burien City Council wants to know where the next airport will be

By Jack Mayne Burien City Councilmembers have by 6-0 vote approved a resolution asking county and state officials to look at the burgeoning growth of Sea-Tac Airport and figure out who is responsible for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Open House at Explorer West Middle School is this Saturday, Dec. 2!

Open House at Explorer West Middle School is this Saturday, Dec. 2!

From Advertiser Explorer West Middle School: Ready to learn more about Explorer West Middle School? We welcome you to walk through the blue doors and experience our community! Explorer West will hold... [Read more]

Site plans for Highline High temporary school grounds released by District

Site plans for Highline High temporary school grounds released by District

North Hill Elementary families and neighbors learned more about the plan for Highline High School to move temporarily to their neighborhood at a Nov. 16 community meeting at North Hill’s campus…

Listening sessions planned for Highline College’s Presidential search

Listening sessions planned for Highline College’s Presidential search

As part of its presidential search process, Highline College trustees will hold several listening sessions to learn what community members are looking for in the college’s next leader. In July, Dr. Jack... [Read more]

Kennedy Girls Soccer team playing for state championship this weekend!

Kennedy Girls Soccer team playing for state championship this weekend!

Kennedy Catholic High School Girls Soccer team is playing for the state championship this weekend! The first game is tonight (Friday, Nov. 17) at 6 p.m. at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. If they lose,... [Read more]