Education Section

Highline Public Schools reveals new school boundaries & online tool

Highline Public Schools reveals new school boundaries & online tool

Highline Public Schools has changed school boundaries and feeder patterns for fall 2019, and citizens can use an online tool to look up fall 2019 neighborhood schools. A letter was mailed last week to... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation has given over $10 Million to School District

Highline Schools Foundation has given over $10 Million to School District

Wednesday night (Dec. 5) at the Highline Public Schools Board Meeting, the Highline Schools Foundation announced that they have now provided over $10 million in support to Highline Public Schools. The... [Read more]

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

After 16 years, Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez is stepping down

Para Los Niños Executive Director Lupita Torrez announced Thursday (Dec. 6) that she is stepping down from the Burien non-profit. Torrez has led the organization since 2002. “I am very thankful... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools releases its 2017-18 Annual Report

Highline Public Schools releases its 2017-18 Annual Report

Highline Public Schools on Wednesday (Dec. 5) released its 2017-18 Annual Report, which can be accessed in an interactive format below: View the Annual Report on a desktop View the Annual Report on mobile “We... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Education IS Economic Development</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Education IS Economic Development

Education IS Economic Development By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce When I first started working in and with community organizations focused on economic development... [Read more]

Learn about Climate Change Impacts and Solutions on Tuesday, Nov. 27

Learn about Climate Change Impacts and Solutions on Tuesday, Nov. 27

Burien’s Environmental Science Center will be holding a ‘Climate Change Impacts and Solutions’ presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the Burien Community Center. This is a FREE event. Communities... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Get your Trees from Zenith Holland Nursery, a Holiday Tradition since 1907!

Get your Trees from Zenith Holland Nursery, a Holiday Tradition since 1907!

Established in 1907, Zenith Holland Nursery is the oldest continually operating business in Des Moines, and also the place for the freshest, most beautiful and distinctive trees to adorn your home and... [Read more]

The perfect present could be a gift to the Highline Schools Foundation

The perfect present could be a gift to the Highline Schools Foundation

From our friends at the Highline Schools Foundation: Looking for that perfect present? Consider a gift to the Highline Schools Foundation: Highline Schools Foundation unites support for innovative and... [Read more]

Highline High Alumni Profile: Cori Allan

Highline High Alumni Profile: Cori Allan

From our friends at the Highline High Alumni Association: After graduating from Highline High School in 2011, Cori Allan attended Western Washington University, where she earned two Bachelor’s Degrees,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Holiday excitement is Blooming at Zenith Holland Gardens – come and see!

Holiday excitement is Blooming at Zenith Holland Gardens – come and see!

Our friends at Zenith Holland Gardens are ready to help you celebrate the holidays with classes, special events and all the best in trees, plants, gifts and decor to make your home and garden merry and... [Read more]

Highline Public School graduation rate tops 81%

Highline Public School graduation rate tops 81%

More Highline Public Schools students are graduating than ever before – 81.1 percent – the district announced on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The graduation rate for the Class of 2018 is 81.1 percent, up from... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway’s FREE Home Seller Class will be Saturday, Nov. 17

Berkshire Hathaway’s FREE Home Seller Class will be Saturday, Nov. 17

From Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty: Is a home sale in your future? Whether you’re considering selling your home in 2019 or even a couple years from now, it... [Read more]

Community invited to 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast on Friday, Nov. 16

Community invited to 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast on Friday, Nov. 16

The entire community is invited to the 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast – featuring the HHS Staff Band – on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Burien Eagles Hall. Tickets are on sale now at piratepigroast.net. “We... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Join the Lancer Family – Kennedy Catholic’s Open House is Thursday, Nov. 1

Join the Lancer Family – Kennedy Catholic’s Open House is Thursday, Nov. 1

Experience life as a Lancer! Tour campus, meet faculty and staff, and learn about the amazing opportunities that await at Kennedy Catholic’s Open House on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  The... [Read more]

Highline Alumni Association inducts Coach Stark, 2 others into Hall of Fame

Highline Alumni Association inducts Coach Stark, 2 others into Hall of Fame

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: Every year the Highline Alumni Association chooses at least two athletes and one coach or staff member to be inducted... [Read more]

For the second year in a row, two Highline schools make top five percent

For the second year in a row, two Highline schools make top five percent

Highline Public Schools announced that two of its schools – Shorewood Elementary and CHOICE Academy – were recognized with the 2018 School of Distinction Award. This is the second year in a row CHOICE... [Read more]

‘Hack To School’ event raises almost $5,000 for schools, sends out thanks

‘Hack To School’ event raises almost $5,000 for schools, sends out thanks

The Organizers of ‘Hack To School’ want to thank everyone for participating in their recent golf tournament, which raised nearly $5,000 to benefit Marvista, Gregory Heights and St. Francis... [Read more]

Sponsored Post South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

SouthSoundPiano (SSP), a local piano school serving the South Seattle region, will be hosting an Open House event on Saturday Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at their studio in Burien. Are you an adult... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Bond buys new schools, paint, roofing & more

FOLLOWUP: Bond buys new schools, paint, roofing & more

Highline Public Schools on Monday, Sept. 17 released the following status report on projects big and small voters approved in the Nov. 2016 Highline Public Schools bond: New Schools on Schedule Contractors... [Read more]