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Highline Public Schools’ Career & College Pathways Kick-Off will be Nov. 19

Highline Public Schools’ Career & College Pathways Kick-Off will be Nov. 19

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Career & College Pathways Kick-Off Event on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. at the ERAC building located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW. “Our goal... [Read more]

Award-winner Betsy Smith came home from Wyoming for the summer

Award-winner Betsy Smith came home from Wyoming for the summer

by Jack Mayne Elizabeth J. Smith, the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science who recently won its top award, came home for the summer and she makes it clear she feels Wyoming... [Read more]

Kennedy grad Sean Guynes named Outstanding Graduate at Western

Kennedy grad Sean Guynes named Outstanding Graduate at Western

Sean Guynes, a graduate of Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School, was recently named “Outstanding Graduate” in Western Washington University’s Linguistics Department. Sean’s done... [Read more]

Losa Berhane wins first-ever Patti Stewart Burgess Scholarship

Losa Berhane wins first-ever Patti Stewart Burgess Scholarship

That’s Patti Stewart Burgess on the left, posing with Losa Berhane, the first-ever recipient of the Highline High School Alumni Foundation’s $1,000 scholarship named in honor of Patti. Losa is... [Read more]

Four Kennedy Catholic High School Seniors Sign Letters of Intent

Four Kennedy Catholic High School Seniors Sign Letters of Intent

Four Kennedy Catholic High School seniors – including football star Cole ‘Goldilocks’ Madison who we reported about last week – recently celebrated as they signed their letters of intent... [Read more]

Learn How to Pay for College at Local ‘College Goal Sunday’ Events

Learn How to Pay for College at Local ‘College Goal Sunday’ Events

‘College Goal Sunday Washington’ aims to reduce the barriers students face in paying for college, and three upcoming local events – including Tuesday, Jan. 8 at Highline High School – will... [Read more]

Here’s the Schedule of Upcoming ‘Road Map to College’ Application Events

Here’s the Schedule of Upcoming ‘Road Map to College’ Application Events

There is an unprecedented effort under way in Seattle and South King County to help high school seniors apply to college – several ‘Road Map to College’ application completion events aimed... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Announces STIA Scholarships; Deadline Mar. 23

Highline Schools Foundation Announces STIA Scholarships; Deadline Mar. 23

Each year, thanks to the generous support from Sea-Tac Airport and HMS Host, Highline Schools Foundation is able to provide the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Scholarship Program to graduating Highline... [Read more]

Learn About “Life After High School” At Highline High School Nov. 3rd

Learn About “Life After High School” At Highline High School Nov. 3rd

Highline Public Schools is holding its annual “Life After High School” college and career fair at the Highline High School Gym on Wednesday, Nov. 3rd, from 5:30pm – 8:30pm. There will be... [Read more]

Local Student Able To Continue Education Thanks To District Trust Fund

Local Student Able To Continue Education Thanks To District Trust Fund

by Rachel M. Lusby Highline High School graduate, Lucas Green, says he did not believe he would get the opportunity to pursue a higher education when he graduated in 2009, that is until teacher Katie Taylor,... [Read more]

Highline Community College Receives $250K To Boost Job Training

Highline Community College Receives $250K To Boost Job Training

On Thursday (Mar. 4), Highline Community College’s Center of Excellence for International Trade, Transportation and Logistics (ITTL) announced that it had received $250,000 to provide additional... [Read more]

Number Of Highline School Students Heading To College Is Up

Number Of Highline School Students Heading To College Is Up

The number of Highline Public Schools students heading to college is up significantly over the past four years, and more Highline graduates are going to four-year universities, according to a study released... [Read more]

Highline Community College Seeking Nominations For Alumni Award

Highline Community College Seeking Nominations For Alumni Award

Highline Community College is now accepting nominations for its “Distinguished Alumnus Award,” its most prestigious award for alumni. This award is meant to honor a former Highline student... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center Now Offering Online Classes

Puget Sound Skills Center Now Offering Online Classes

Burien’s own Puget Sound Skills Center announced Monday (Oct. 19th) that it is now offering online classes in the hopes of better serving students who want to gain skills for the growing information... [Read more]

Begin Planning Your “Life After High School” On Oct. 7th

Begin Planning Your “Life After High School” On Oct. 7th

Begin planning your future at Highline School District’s “Life After High School Fair” (wait..there’s actually life after high school?) on Wednesday, Oct. 7th from 3:30pm to 8:30pm... [Read more]

Know An Accomplished HCC Alum? Here’s Your Chance…

Know An Accomplished HCC Alum? Here’s Your Chance…

Are you, or do you know of, an accomplished Highline Community College alum? HCC is currently seeking nominations for its most prestigious award for alumni – the “Distinguished Alumnus Award,”... [Read more]

Highline College Offering Free Tax Help Fridays Thru 4/10

Highline College Offering Free Tax Help Fridays Thru 4/10

Student volunteers, who have studied and received income tax preparation certification from AARP and IRS, are providing free help to anyone needing assistance preparing certain non-complex 2008 income... [Read more]

Highline College To Cut Federal Way Campus + 44 Jobs

Highline College To Cut Federal Way Campus + 44 Jobs

Highline Community College administrators announced Friday their decision on how to deal with the college’s $2.1 million financial hit necessitated by Gov. Chris Gregoire new budget cuts: Closing... [Read more]

Highline Schools’ “College Goal Sunday” Is Jan. 25th

Highline Schools’ “College Goal Sunday” Is Jan. 25th

Highline Public Schools is encouraging families of all high school seniors to attend “College Goal Sunday,” a special event this coming Sunday, Jan. 25th that will help students obtain financial... [Read more]

Highline Schools Presents “Life After High School” Oct. 22nd

Highline Schools Presents “Life After High School” Oct. 22nd

Our friends at the Highline School District tell us they’re holding a special event on Wed. Oct. 22nd called “Life After High School” at Mt. Rainier High School in Des Moines (located... [Read more]

Highline Students Flock to Free College Offer

Highline Students Flock to Free College Offer

According to the Highline School District, its students far surpass other districts in signing up for state scholarships. Hundreds of Highline middle school students have applied for the state College... [Read more]