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Sponsored Post JOB: City of Normandy Park looking to hire Preschool Teacher

JOB: City of Normandy Park looking to hire Preschool Teacher

The City of Normandy Park is looking to hire a Preschool Teacher: Preschool Teacher Position 20 hours per week with Benefits Pay Range $13.00 to 18.00/per hour Job Description Summary: The Teacher... [Read more]

Burien’s Environmental Science Center receives STEM Education grant

Burien’s Environmental Science Center receives STEM Education grant

Burien’s Environmental Science Center recently received a $21,972 NOAA 21st-Century Community Learning Center Watershed STEM Education grant from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. Salmon... [Read more]

Navos holding fundraiser to help local children with back to school supplies

Navos holding fundraiser to help local children with back to school supplies

From our friends at local non-profit Navos: School is just around the corner, and local children need your help! You can help to ensure every child has what they need to succeed in school. Navos provides... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School names Pless, Alfonso to head coaching positions

Kennedy Catholic High School names Pless, Alfonso to head coaching positions

In preparation for the beginning of the 2017 fall sports season, Kennedy Catholic High School this week announced the hiring of two new head coaches to help lead Lancer Athletics: Mary Margaret Pless... [Read more]

AUDIO/PHOTOS: ‘It’s not about the rock’ at tense Highline High listening session

AUDIO/PHOTOS: ‘It’s not about the rock’ at tense Highline High listening session

By Scott & Theresa Schaefer After a slow, tense start where attendees argued over the format of the event, Highline High School’s Listening Session Thursday night (June 15) attempted to begin to... [Read more]

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

The Burien/White Center Rotary presented Scholarships and Service Above Self awards to this year’s recipients at last week’s meeting: Scholarships: Walter O. Carsten Memorial Scholarship,... [Read more]

Y.E.T.I. hires Jordan Kimmerly as its full-time Executive Director

Y.E.T.I. hires Jordan Kimmerly as its full-time Executive Director

The Youth Experiential Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.) announced that it has hired Jordan Kimmerly (pictured above) as its first full-time Executive Director for the organization. Y.E.T.I.’s mission... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $200,000 in scholarships

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $200,000 in scholarships

Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship Recipients and Donors at the 2017 Scholarship Reception. The Highline Schools Foundation announced nearly $200,000 in scholarship awards to students enrolled in... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Around 60 students walk out of Highline High in protest Friday

FOLLOWUP: Around 60 students walk out of Highline High in protest Friday

On Friday morning (June 9), around 60 students walked out of classes at Highline High School to express their concern about the painting of the ‘Spirit Rock’ and other actions that have made... [Read more]

REMINDER: Watch Student Films at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday night

REMINDER: Watch Student Films at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday night

REMINDER: The City of Burien will be the main guest as they present the winners of their recent Stormwater Film Contest at the Film Office Happy Hour this Tuesday, June 6. This free and open all-ages... [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 FREE ‘Beginning your Genealogy’ class at El Dorado West on Saturday, June 3

FREE ‘Beginning your Genealogy’ class at El Dorado West on Saturday, June 3

Designed by Freepik A FREE “Beginning your Genealogy” class will be held at El Dorado West Retirement Community (1010 SW 134th Street) on Saturday, June 3, starting at 3:30 p.m. “Interested... [Read more]

Volunteers needed June 6 & 7 to help students at Big Picture Middle School

Volunteers needed June 6 & 7 to help students at Big Picture Middle School

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School As the school year approaches its last three weeks, students at Burien’s Big Picture High School are getting ready to graduate. That includes the Big Picture... [Read more]

Fake weapon, contraband found on two students at Highline High Wednesday

Fake weapon, contraband found on two students at Highline High Wednesday

Two students were found to be in possession of a fake weapon and other contraband at Highline High School on Wednesday, May 24, according to Principal Vicki Fisher. Initial reports of a student with a... [Read more]

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

Music4Life donates 37 instruments worth over $22,000 to Highline Public Schools

During the month of February, March and April of 2017, local non-profit Music4Life delivered 37 ready-to-play musical instruments to Highline Public Schools, valued at $22,585. Included were four trombones;... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools receives $50K grant to strengthen its AP program

Highline Public Schools receives $50K grant to strengthen its AP program

The College Spark Community Grants Program is awarding $50,000 to Highline Public Schools to strengthen its Advanced Placement (AP) program, the district announced Thursday, May 18. The grant will help... [Read more]

Highline Mathematicians face off at Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza

Highline Mathematicians face off at Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza

Every Highline elementary school has excited and talented mathematicians, and two-thirds of them demonstrated this fact at the 2017 Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza on May 5. 204 students in 4th-, 5th-,... [Read more]

Highline Schools seeking community members for Advisory Committee

Highline Schools seeking community members for Advisory Committee

Highline Public Schools is looking for community members to help complete the district’s long-range facilities plan, monitor the progress of school construction, and assist with planning boundary adjustments. If... [Read more]

See two proposed new Highline Public Schools at upcoming community meetings

See two proposed new Highline Public Schools at upcoming community meetings

An architect from Integrus presents an update on design progress at a meeting of the design review committee for the new middle school at Glacier. Design review committee members provide feedback on early... [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]

Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

Burien’s Environmental Science Center celebrates Earth Day

By the end of Saturday morning, the beach was cleaner, the community was closer and two new trees were in the ground…but this wasn’t just any Saturday at Seahurst Park though – it was... [Read more]

A preschool in a retirement home? 4-year olds go to school at Wesley Homes

A preschool in a retirement home? 4-year olds go to school at Wesley Homes

Four days a week, a group of four-year-olds attend a new preschool located on the 45-acre Wesley Homes campus in Des Moines. The Montessori classroom supports student learning through self-directed activity,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools decides not to change high school schedules next year

Highline Public Schools decides not to change high school schedules next year

High schools in Highline will stay on the current six-period semester schedule for the time being, Highline Public Schools announced Wednesday, April 26. Superintendent Susan Enfield said she has concluded... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Lisa Escobar named new Principal of Big Picture High School

INTERN’S VIEW: Lisa Escobar named new Principal of Big Picture High School

By Devin Otto Intern, Big Picture High School Lisa Escobar, the current principal of Mount View Elementary in White Center, has been announced as the principal of my school, Big Picture High School. She... [Read more]