aviation high school Section
Aviation High School student Gina O’Kelley approached the Burien Parks & Recreation Department last summer with a proposal to complete her senior project at a local Burien park, and now she’s... [Read more]
Two Highline District schools – Aviation and Highline High – are headed to St. Louis at the end of the month to compete in the FIRST Robotics World Championships. Aviation High holds the Washington... [Read more]
Aviation High School will be holding a Science and Robotics Day on Saturday, Nov. 10 for middle school students who might be thinking of applying to the high school or are passionate about science and/or... [Read more]
Highline and Aviation High School’s Jazz Bands will be presenting their annual USO Big Band Dance on Saturday, Nov. 10. The fun will run from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the Highline High School Cafeteria,... [Read more]
Our sister site SoKing Internet Radio wants our Readers to tune in to “The DUI Joe Show” this Thursday, July 19, to learn about Aviation High School’s way cool Robotics Program. The show... [Read more]
Aviation High School senior Sean Crowley has been appointed to West Point by U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen. Sean is the second AHS student to win an appointment to West Point this year, joining classmate... [Read more]
Keiko Hiranaka, a 2008 graduate of Aviation High School, has been selected for a fellowship through the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation, the Highline School District announced Tuesday (April 10). Keiko... [Read more]
Drew Hidalgo The Highline School District announced that Aviation High School senior Drew Hidalgo has been appointed to attend West Point Military Academy, where he intends to pursue studies in behavioral... [Read more]
by Jack Mayne The Port of Seattle illegally gave the Highline School District $13.6 million for the construction and operation of Aviation High School. “The Port is not authorized to contribute funding... [Read more]
Story by Mark Neuman Photos by Scott Schaefer Three astronauts, orbiting Earth in the International Space Station, turned on a camera, popped open some microphones, and spoke with several local high... [Read more]
In a ceremony held just north and across the street from the Museum of Flight, VIPs today (Aug 23) broke ground at the new home of Highline School District’s Aviation High School. Founded in 2004,... [Read more]
Three teams from local high schools competed this weekend at the March 18-19 FIRST Robotics Competition Seattle Regional. They were part of a field of 100 teams, including two from Turkey, attempting... [Read more]
Mark your calendar for the Aviation High School spaghetti dinner and dessert auction to raise funds for Skunkworks Robotics Team #1983. The event will take place from 5:45 to 8:30PM on October 29th and... [Read more]
Two Highline School District schools â€“ Health Sciences and Human Services High School (HS3) and Aviation High School â€“ have been selected to U.S. News and World Report’s 2010 list... [Read more]
UPDATE 10/28/09: We received word this morning that this event has SOLD OUT! Highline School District’s Aviation High School’s Skunkworks Robotics Team 1983 is holding its annual Auction/Dinner... [Read more]
Four students from Des Moines’ Aviation High School graduated from the 2009 Washington Aerospace Scholars Summer Residency program this summer, and we here at The B-Town Blog would like to give a... [Read more]
by Josh Hart Thursday morning (March 26th), a press conference was held at Aviation High School’s temporary campus in Des Moines, where a major announcement was made: The school received a $4 million... [Read more]
Aviation High School, currently housed at the former Olympic Elementary School building in Des Moines, has received a private donation of $4 million, moving it well on its path to flying and landing at the Museum of Flight in south Seattle.
According to Catherine Carbone-Rogers, director of communications for the Highline School District, Aviation High School will continue to be managed by Highline; the Seattle School Board has approved an interlocal agreement with Highline to locate the school within Seattle’s boundaries.
The identity of the donor will be revealed at a press conference this Thursday (March 26th), where “he will accept naming rights”; here’s more info from a press release:
Local officials, students, parents, school administrators, and general aviation advocates will join Highline Superintendent John Welch and Aviation High School Principal and CEO Reba Gilman as they announce the first major private donor investment in the relocation of Aviation High School to The Museum of Flight in South Seattle.
Aviation High School has adopted an ambitious plan to relocate to the Museum of Flight by 2012. Construction costs for the new facility are $43.5 million, of which about $20 million has been raised from public and private sources.
This announcement of a major anchor private donor is the first of what is expected to be several other major contributions from individuals and businesses prominent in the aviation, engineering, and technology sectors of the Pacific Northwest.
The major donor will be in attendance to be acknowledged for his sizable gift, and to accept the naming rights to this unique high school.
Aviation High School’s mission and vision is:
To prepare all students for college, career and citizenship through a personalized, rigorous and relevant learning experience that is facilitated in the context of aviation and aerospace.
To be the premier public high school of choice for students in King County and the region who wish to pursue their passion for aviation and aerospace in a learning environment that prepares them for higher education, citizenship, and work.
The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 East Marginal Way South in Seattle, near Boeing Field, and Aviation High School is currently located at 615 South 200th Street in Des Moines – an 11.6 mile flight:
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Six Highline School District students are among the 260 talented juniors from across the state accepted into the first phase of Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS). Five of the six students chosen attend... [Read more]
EDITOR’S NOTE: This listing is for the 2008 Dinner/Auction fundraiser: Highline School District’s Aviation High School’s Skunkworks Robotics Team 1983 is holding a special Auction/Dinner... [Read more]
Reba Gilman, Principal and CEO of Highline School District’s Aviation High School, will receive the Museum of Flightâ€™s 2008 Pathfinder Award recognizing pioneering achievements in flying,... [Read more]
Students from Highline School Disctrict’s Aviation High School in Des Moines have developed two inventions and are applying for a patent for one of them. Students developed one invention while designing... [Read more]
Just received word from the Highline School District that an actual Astronaut will be visiting Aviation High School in Des Moines tomorrow (Wed. Sept. 17th). Hank Hartsfield is a former Air Force pilot,... [Read more]