Children Section

Local mathematicians face off at the Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza

Local mathematicians face off at the Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza

Every Highline elementary school has excited and talented mathematicians; two-thirds of them demonstrated this fact at the 2018 Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza on Friday, May 4.  239 students in... [Read more]

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Hazel Valley Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty students however, the day isn’t... [Read more]

Does your child know how to dial 9-1-1? King County wants to help them learn

Does your child know how to dial 9-1-1? King County wants to help them learn

King County’s E-911 Program Office is asking parents and caregivers a simple question this April: Does your child know how to call 9-1-1? To find out how prepared the average nine-year-old is to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Easter Egg Hunt will be at Normandy Park Cove this Saturday, March 31!

Easter Egg Hunt will be at Normandy Park Cove this Saturday, March 31!

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Normandy Park Community Club (“The Cove”) this Saturday, March 31, starting at 11 a.m. sharp! All of our neighborhood children and grandchildren,... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ is this weekend

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ is this weekend

REMINDER:St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents a production of Disney’s ‘The Lion King JR.’ this Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday,... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Toy Drive to benefit families in need through Dec. 15

Highline Medical Center Toy Drive to benefit families in need through Dec. 15

Highline Medical Center has partnered with the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department for the Christmas Holiday, and are seeking donations at their main lobby through Dec. 15. “The holidays are a... [Read more]

Annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – & ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl’ – will be Sat., Oct. 28

Annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – & ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl’ – will be Sat., Oct. 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Boo In Burien’ – and the first-ever ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl – will be held in downtown Burien on Saturday, Oct. 28. ‘Boo,’ the safe... [Read more]

Little Lancers Trick or Treating will be Friday, Oct. 27 at Kennedy Catholic

Little Lancers Trick or Treating will be Friday, Oct. 27 at Kennedy Catholic

It’s almost Halloween time, and once again, Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School will host Trick or Treating for our ‘Littlest Lancers’ on Friday, Oct. 27, from 3 – 4 p.m. Children/grandchildren... [Read more]

Burien’s Town Square ‘Spray Park’ will reopen on Saturday, Sept. 2

Burien’s Town Square ‘Spray Park’ will reopen on Saturday, Sept. 2

The City of Burien announced Friday (Sept. 1) that its Town Square Spray Park will be reopening this Saturday, Sept 2, just in time for the long (and likely hot) Labor Day weekend. The spray park will... [Read more]

Free Summer lunch program available for local children

Free Summer lunch program available for local children

Highline 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]

Sponsored Post 70% full and counting – South Sound Nature School Day Camps enrolling now!

70% full and counting – South Sound Nature School Day Camps enrolling now!

Hey Mom and Dad – there’s still time to sign your kids up for South Sound Nature School’s Summer Camps 2017, which will be held at Seahurst Park on Puget Sound and in Seward Park on Lake... [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]

Safe firearm storage giveaway event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11

Safe firearm storage giveaway event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11

A Safe Firearm Storage Giveaway Event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Outdoor Emporium in Seattle (1701 4th Ave. South, Seattle 98134): To encourage safe firearm storage,... [Read more]

Registration for PacWest Little League opens this week

Registration for PacWest Little League opens this week

PacWest Little League baseball and Softball registration begins this week, and new players are encouraged to sign up! See below for dates, times & locations: Jan 26th, 6-8PM @ Highline Christian... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 21

Dr. Jim Coleman’s ‘Stuffed Animals for Kids’ drive on now through Dec. 21

Advertiser Jim Coleman, DDS, and crew want to remind our Readers that their annual Stuffed Animal Drive is off and running and will continue through Dec. 21. These animals are for children who visit... [Read more]

Local Toy Drive will brighten the Holidays, and here’s how YOU can help!

Local Toy Drive will brighten the Holidays, and here’s how YOU can help!

Would you like to help a family in need this holiday? For the fifth year, local faith-based organization Praisealujah Ministries is collecting new, unwrapped toys for children of all ages in “Blue... [Read more]

Burien’s Childhaven receives brand new, handcrafted playhouse

Burien’s Childhaven receives brand new, handcrafted playhouse

Last week, Childhaven, a nonprofit that works with children ages 1-5 who have experienced trauma or neglect, received a brand new custom-built playhouse at its Burien campus courtesy of GMC. Using locally-sourced... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic’s ‘Little Lancers Trick or Treating Halloween’ will be Oct. 28

Kennedy Catholic’s ‘Little Lancers Trick or Treating Halloween’ will be Oct. 28

Kennedy Catholic High School’s ‘Little Lancers Trick or Treating Halloween Fun!’ will be held on Friday, Oct. 28. “It’s almost Halloween time! Once again, we will host Trick... [Read more]

Kids’ Day at new Burien Fire Station will be Saturday, Sept. 10

Kids’ Day at new Burien Fire Station will be Saturday, Sept. 10

KIDS’ DAY AT THE NEW FIRE STATION SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m 900 SW 146th St. Burien The Burien / Normandy Park Fire Department will be hosting their annual open-house event on Saturday,... [Read more]

Southwest Little League holding Family Yard Sale this weekend

Southwest Little League holding Family Yard Sale this weekend

The Southwest Little League will be holding a Family Yard Sale this weekend – Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 & 28.  Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 3522 SW 102nd Street in Arbor... [Read more]

Children’s Book Festival will be at Burien Library on Saturday, Aug. 20

Children’s Book Festival will be at Burien Library on Saturday, Aug. 20

A Children’s Author Extravaganza will be held at the Burien Library on Saturday, Aug. 20, starting at 10:30 a.m. This event will feature five local Authors. Each Author will read from and talk about... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Pinwheels Play Space with a special ‘Parents Night Out’ Coupon!

Welcome Pinwheels Play Space with a special ‘Parents Night Out’ Coupon!

At the end of a long busy week the best words Mom and Dad can hear are: Parents Night Out! Well, new Advertiser Pinwheels Play Space has a great offer to help you make that happen, if you have kids ages... [Read more]

Construction on new pedestrian/bike trail near S. 132nd Street starts Monday

Construction on new pedestrian/bike trail near S. 132nd Street starts Monday

The City of Burien on Friday issued a construction alert for a new S. 132nd Street Pedestrian / Bicycle Trail Project (map below). Click images to see larger versions: Construction for a new 8-foot... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Carnival Days’ will be July 21-24 at Puget Sound Park

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Carnival Days’ will be July 21-24 at Puget Sound Park

Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com Discover Burien’s annual ‘Carnival Days’ is returning to Puget Sound Park, from Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24, from 3 – 10 p.m. Puget Sound... [Read more]