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Free Disaster Preparedness Workshops coming to Burien starting April 30

Free Disaster Preparedness Workshops coming to Burien starting April 30

The City of Burien is partnering with King County Emergency Management to bring free preparedness workshops to Burien residents, beginning Monday, April 30. The series of three workshops will provide basic... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs PTA Meeting will be Thursday, April 19 at ERAC

Highline Special Needs PTA Meeting will be Thursday, April 19 at ERAC

The next meeting for the Highline Special Needs PTA will be this Thursday, April 19, 2018, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. in the ERAC Boardroom, 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW. This will be a General Membership Meeting. “Get... [Read more]

Local students, teachers & others honored as King County Earth Heroes at School

Local students, teachers & others honored as King County Earth Heroes at School

Local students – as well as educators and other school employees – will be honored for their environmental stewardship at the King County Earth Heroes at School awards ceremony, to be held May 3 at... [Read more]

LETTER: Capital Facilities Advisory Committee clarifies school boundary issue

LETTER: Capital Facilities Advisory Committee clarifies school boundary issue

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] The following Letter to the Editor is... [Read more]

Here’s what you get with 11 Aviation High students, a small box and a rocket

Here’s what you get with 11 Aviation High students, a small box and a rocket

Students at Raisbeck Aviation High School are once again proving the sky is not the limit. A team of eleven students spent 16 months designing, engineering and building a payload that launched into space... [Read more]

District seeking public input on new co-principals for Highline High School

District seeking public input on new co-principals for Highline High School

Community, families, staff and students are invited to give input on the selection of the new Highline High School (HHS) co-principals and a public meeting on Thursday, April 5 at 6 p.m. “Join Highline... [Read more]

Learn about the secret lives of Bald Eagles at presentation this Saturday, Mar. 31

Learn about the secret lives of Bald Eagles at presentation this Saturday, Mar. 31

Do you want to know more about the secret lives of Bald Eagles, or how they learn to fly? As part of the continuation of the Burien Birdfest 2018, Kevin Ebi – who is a world famous author, photographer... [Read more]

Learn how to establish Backyard Wildlife Habitat Saturday at Community Center

Learn how to establish Backyard Wildlife Habitat Saturday at Community Center

Learn how to establish a Backyard Wildlife Habitat using Native Trees and Plants this Saturday, March 24 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Burien Community Center. Co-Host is National Wildlife Federation Habitat... [Read more]

Community Meeting about school boundaries will be Wednesday, Mar. 14

Community Meeting about school boundaries will be Wednesday, Mar. 14

All are invited to a kick-off Community Meeting about school boundaries on Wednesday, March 14, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Highline High School cafeteria. The community-led Capital Facilities Advisory... [Read more]

‘Sikh Captain America’ will be visiting four Highline Public Schools this week

‘Sikh Captain America’ will be visiting four Highline Public Schools this week

Vishavjit Singh – aka ‘Sikh Captain America’ – an artist, speaker and activist based in Harlem, New York, will be visiting four Highline Public Schools to host diversity talks for 4th... [Read more]

How Highline Public Schools will respond if there’s a student walkout Mar. 14

How Highline Public Schools will respond if there’s a student walkout Mar. 14

On Tuesday (Feb. 27), Highline Public Schools issued the following statement about how it will respond if students participate in a walkout. A national school walkout is scheduled for March 14 to “protest... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2018 Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2018 Gold Star Award Nominees

Each year, the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, district employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards. This year’s list... [Read more]

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools unveils its updated Strategic Plan

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools unveils its updated Strategic Plan

At its annual ‘State of Our Schools’ event on Wednesday, Feb. 21, Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield shared the next generation of the district’s strategic plan…

Three Highline Schools take home the Gold in HealthierUS Challenge

Three Highline Schools take home the Gold in HealthierUS Challenge

Some Highline schools are getting recognized for healthier eating and fitness – four schools earned awards in the HealthierUS Schools Challenge, three gold and one silver. The three schools receiving... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘It is critical to vote YES on the replacement levy by February 13th’

LETTER: ‘It is critical to vote YES on the replacement levy by February 13th’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] We all want a community with safe neighborhoods,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Bernadette Parish School hosting OPEN HOUSE this Wed., Jan. 31

St. Bernadette Parish School hosting OPEN HOUSE this Wed., Jan. 31

Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will host an OPEN HOUSE this Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged to attend this informational Open House  and School Tour…

Highline Schools study: importance of social emotional learning at school

Highline Schools study: importance of social emotional learning at school

Highline Public Schools is sharing themes that emerged from a recent online community conversation about social and emotional learning. In October and November, families and staff shared hundreds of comments... [Read more]

Community Police Academy begins March 14; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy begins March 14; here’s how to sign up

The King County Sheriff’s Office – along with Burien and SeaTac Police – have designed a program to educate the Community about all the departments within the King County Sheriff’s Office. Students... [Read more]

Environmental Science Center holding Sea Glass Crafts Glass this Saturday

Environmental Science Center holding Sea Glass Crafts Glass this Saturday

The Environmental Science Center’s first Sea Glass Crafting events starts this Saturday, Jan 20, from 1 – 3 p.m The cost is $10. Another class will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3. “If you’re... [Read more]

Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 27

West Seattle Montessori School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 27

West Seattle Montessori School and Academy will be holding an Open House Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, from 1 – 3 p.m. WSMS&A will also be celebrating Academic Secretary Dolores Atwood’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Lutheran High School holding Open House on Thursday, Jan. 25

Seattle Lutheran High School holding Open House on Thursday, Jan. 25

Seattle Lutheran High School has a unique and successful approach to education, and will be holding an Open House on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, from 7 – 8:30 p.m.to showcase what makes us uniquely better.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28

St. Francis of Assisi School will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28, from 11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. “The mission of St. Francis of Assisi School is to educate the whole person within a Christ-centered,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools CFAC meeting tonight to discuss school boundaries

Highline Public Schools CFAC meeting tonight to discuss school boundaries

Highline Public Schools Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) is holding a meeting TONIGHT – Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the district Central Office (15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW) to discuss... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline students will be able to hit the snooze in the morning come this fall or next, as Highline Public Schools plans to change high school start times to about 30 minutes later than current start times.... [Read more]