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SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Gold Star Awards will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac, from 7:30-9 a.m. “Be part of the celebration of... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center’s (PSSC) Broadcast Communications department recently expanded its Digital Media Arts program to include radio and podcast production, and they just released... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School honors 4 Student Athletes signing with colleges

Kennedy Catholic High School honors 4 Student Athletes signing with colleges

On Wednesday (Feb. 3) – National Signing Day – Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School honored four seniors for signing with colleges and universities to play volleyball, fastpitch softball, baseball... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House Wednesday

REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House Wednesday

REMINDER: Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE this Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All area families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools’ annual report is now online

Highline Public Schools’ annual report is now online

Highline Public Schools has published an online version of its Annual Report to the Community that puts a sharper focus on student progress. You can access the results here: http://annualreport.highlineschools.org “The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Holy Family School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

Holy Family School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

Holy Family School will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come discover the benefits of their bi-lingual, faith-filled education program: Faith-Filled Education Academic... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Discover Burien’s ‘Tax Preparation for Business Owners’ will be Thurs., Jan. 28

Discover Burien’s ‘Tax Preparation for Business Owners’ will be Thurs., Jan. 28

Discover Burien is holding a ‘Tax Preparation for Business Owners’ educational event on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. at their offices at 427 SW 152nd Street. Discover Burien... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

St. Francis of Assisi School will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE event on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., and all are welcome to join! St. Francis of Assisi School is a Catholic parish school... [Read more]

Highline High Grad Jayden Sadettan honored as January #HighlineAlum

Highline High Grad Jayden Sadettan honored as January #HighlineAlum

Jayden Sadettan, a current standout engineering student at University of Washington (UW) is featured in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media campaign. Sadettan, a 2015 Highline High School (HHS)... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeks Community Input on Biliteracy Plan

Highline Public Schools seeks Community Input on Biliteracy Plan

Staff at Highline Public Schools is seeking input from students and community members in developing a long-term plan for ensuring every student in the class of 2026 will graduate bilingual and biliterate. The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House on Wed., Feb. 3

Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House on Wed., Feb. 3

Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE on Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All area families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged to attend... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces more college scholarships for 2016

Highline Schools Foundation announces more college scholarships for 2016

The Highline Schools Foundation announced this week that – thanks to generous donations from Sea-Tac Airport, Alaska Airlines, The Tin Room and others – there are more college scholarships available... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 30

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 30

Are you looking for a nearby school which can nurture your child to his or her potential? Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to visit their upcoming Open House on Saturday, Jan. 30, from... [Read more]

Highline High Drama Department’s 1st performance of 2016 will be Jan 22-23

Highline High Drama Department’s 1st performance of 2016 will be Jan 22-23

The Highline High School Drama Department’s first performance of 2016 will be held Friday, Jan. 22, and Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Highline Performing Arts Center: Friday, Jan. 22: 7 p.m. Saturday,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Community Conversation with Tyrone Curry Sr. of Highline School Board is Saturday

Community Conversation with Tyrone Curry Sr. of Highline School Board is Saturday

Families and community members are invited to join members of the Highline School Board for a series of conversations at locations across the district, with the next meeting set for this Saturday, Jan.... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

The Highline Schools Foundation awarded $80,472 through 112 classroom grants this Fall. Because of events like the Burien Brat Trot and Oktoberfest, and the generosity of our community, the Foundation... [Read more]

Health Sciences & Human Services High Grad Christian Tautua is a #HighlineAlum

Health Sciences & Human Services High Grad Christian Tautua is a #HighlineAlum

Highline Public Schools graduate turned teacher Christian Tautua – a 2009 Health Sciences & Human Services High School (HS3) grad – is being showcased in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s 2016 Gold Star Awards Breakfast will be held Friday, April 15, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac. Go ALL IN! and Save the Date for... [Read more]

Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives National ‘Leadership for Equity Award’

Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives National ‘Leadership for Equity Award’

Big Picture Interim Principal Tim Schlosser, Dr. Susan Enfield, and BP Assistant Principal Victoria Terry. Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield received the Leadership for Equity Award by... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Paper Delights holding ‘Lovely Lettering’ class on Saturday, Jan. 9

Advertiser Paper Delights holding ‘Lovely Lettering’ class on Saturday, Jan. 9

Advertiser Paper Delights wants our Readers to know: Learn the art of beautiful handwriting and you will begin a lifelong journey of self-expression! Join our Beginning Classes now forming in Seahurst!... [Read more]

Highline Music4Life gives report to Highline Public Schools for 2015

Highline Music4Life gives report to Highline Public Schools for 2015

Highline Music4Life President/CEO David Endicott shared this update on the organizations accomplishments for 2015, which was recently sent to Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield: December... [Read more]

The next ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ will be Tuesday, Nov. 17

The next ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ will be Tuesday, Nov. 17

Families and community members are invited to join Superintendent Susan Enfield Tuesday night, Nov. 17 for ‘Conversations with the Superintendent,’ a series of monthly conversations at schools... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Explorer West Middle School holding Open House this Saturday

Advertiser Explorer West Middle School holding Open House this Saturday

Advertiser Explorer West Middle School will be holding an Open House this Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m., and all are invited. An Independent Middle School in West Seattle for students in grades 6-8 Explorer... [Read more]

The Hi-Liners ‘Take Flight’ Fundraiser will be Saturday, Nov. 14

The Hi-Liners ‘Take Flight’ Fundraiser will be Saturday, Nov. 14

Burien’s Hi-Liners ‘Take Flight’ Fundraiser will be Saturday, Nov. 14 from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Brockey Conference Center at South Seattle College. All of the proceeds of this auction... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools invites community to help prioritize citizen ideas

Highline Public Schools invites community to help prioritize citizen ideas

Last month, over 700 citizens provided input in a three-part process using Highline Public School’s anonymous survey tool called ThoughtExchange.  In the second phase – called Star – the community... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $25,000 in grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards $25,000 in grants

After holding two of its largest public fundraisers – the Burien Brat Trot and the Oktoberfest Auction – Highline Schools Foundation will be distributing $25,000 in funds to schools…

Highline Public School’s graduation rate jumps from 63% to over 70% in 1 year

Highline Public School’s graduation rate jumps from 63% to over 70% in 1 year

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield announced Monday (Nov. 2) that its graduation rate grew at nearly seven and a half points in a single year, as the rate for the Class of 2015 is now... [Read more]