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Enjoy a Potluck & A Night of Carols at St. Francis of Assisi on Tuesday, Dec. 11

Enjoy a Potluck & A Night of Carols at St. Francis of Assisi on Tuesday, Dec. 11

All are very happily invited to join the St. Francis of Assisi Parish/School community for a potluck dinner and A Night of Carols on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. “Come celebrate the season... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools reveals new school boundaries & online tool

Highline Public Schools reveals new school boundaries & online tool

Highline Public Schools has changed school boundaries and feeder patterns for fall 2019, and citizens can use an online tool to look up fall 2019 neighborhood schools. A letter was mailed last week to... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation has given over $10 Million to School District

Highline Schools Foundation has given over $10 Million to School District

Wednesday night (Dec. 5) at the Highline Public Schools Board Meeting, the Highline Schools Foundation announced that they have now provided over $10 million in support to Highline Public Schools. The... [Read more]

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez announced Thursday (Dec. 6) that she is stepping down from the Burien non-profit. Torrez has led the organization since 2002. “I am very thankful... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools releases its 2017-18 Annual Report

Highline Public Schools releases its 2017-18 Annual Report

Highline Public Schools on Wednesday (Dec. 5) released its 2017-18 Annual Report, which can be accessed in an interactive format below: View the Annual Report on a desktop View the Annual Report on mobile “We... [Read more]

King County Library System Foundation gets $80,000 grant for STEAM

King County Library System Foundation gets $80,000 grant for STEAM

The King County Library System Foundation (KCLSF) was recently awarded an $80,000 grant from the Boeing Company to help the King County Library System expand STEAM education (Science, Technology, Engineering,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Ceramics class ‘Monster Fundraiser’ raises over $1,337

PHOTOS: Highline High Ceramics class ‘Monster Fundraiser’ raises over $1,337

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline High School’s Ceramics class recently held its annual ‘Monster Fundraiser’ – where fun, playful ceramic ‘Monsters’ created... [Read more]

Music4Life announces another record year, donates over 2,000 instruments

Music4Life announces another record year, donates over 2,000 instruments

Music4Life™ has closed another record year by providing 2,036 ready-to-play musical instruments at no charge for use by students at eight Puget Sound public school districts, including Highline... [Read more]

It’s all in the family – Kennedy QB Sam Huard commits to UW Huskies

It’s all in the family – Kennedy QB Sam Huard commits to UW Huskies

Kennedy Catholic High School’s sophomore quarterback Sam Huard announced on Friday, Nov. 23 that he has committed to the University of Washington Huskies, just like his Dad Damon and Uncle Brock. Committed.... [Read more]

The perfect present could be a gift to the Highline Schools Foundation

The perfect present could be a gift to the Highline Schools Foundation

From our friends at the Highline Schools Foundation: Looking for that perfect present? Consider a gift to the Highline Schools Foundation: Highline Schools Foundation unites support for innovative and... [Read more]

Highline High Alumni Profile: Cori Allan

Highline High Alumni Profile: Cori Allan

From our friends at the Highline High Alumni Association: After graduating from Highline High School in 2011, Cori Allan attended Western Washington University, where she earned two Bachelor’s Degrees,... [Read more]

Highline Public School graduation rate tops 81%

Highline Public School graduation rate tops 81%

More Highline Public Schools students are graduating than ever before – 81.1 percent – the district announced on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The graduation rate for the Class of 2018 is 81.1 percent, up from... [Read more]

ART: See ‘Portraits of Puget,’ by our former Intern Bryan Shickley

ART: See ‘Portraits of Puget,’ by our former Intern Bryan Shickley

Former South King Media Intern Bryan Shickley has been creating ‘Portraits of Puget,’ some samples of which he is sharing with us. Bryan was a student at Burien’s Big Picture High School,... [Read more]

Pirate grad comes through BIG for Highline High School Alumni Foundation

Pirate grad comes through BIG for Highline High School Alumni Foundation

Highline High School Alumni Michael Walsh has made a gigantic financial pledge to the school’s Alumni Foundation – $100,000 per year for five years beginning in 2019! This amount is on top of the $20,000... [Read more]

Community invited to 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast on Friday, Nov. 16

Community invited to 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast on Friday, Nov. 16

The entire community is invited to the 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast – featuring the HHS Staff Band – on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Burien Eagles Hall. Tickets are on sale now at piratepigroast.net. “We... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Macy Utley

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Macy Utley

From our friends at the Highline High Alumni Association: Macy Utley is a 2012 Highline High School Graduate. After high school, Macy attended Washington State University where she earned a Bachelor’s... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Michael Sewell

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Michael Sewell

From our friends at the Highline High Alumni Association: Michael Sewell graduated from Highline in 2009, then attended both Washington State University and the Art Institute of Seattle. Michael studied... [Read more]

‘Supporting Gender Non-Conforming Students’ – Dr. Susan Enfield

‘Supporting Gender Non-Conforming Students’ – Dr. Susan Enfield

In light of President Trump’s recent memo defining gender solely based on the gender assigned at birth, Highline Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield on Tuesday (Oct. 30) released the... [Read more]

Kennedy football Lancers beat Kentridge 68-41 at Highline Stadium Friday

Kennedy football Lancers beat Kentridge 68-41 at Highline Stadium Friday

The Kennedy Catholic High School Lancers defeated the Kentridge High School Chargers 68–41 Friday night in the rain at Highline Memorial Stadium. By the way, that’s the final score for a high school... [Read more]