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Hi-Liners holding Clothing and Textile Drive at Burien Annex on June 17-18

Hi-Liners holding Clothing and Textile Drive at Burien Annex on June 17-18

Burien’s Hi-Liners will be holding a Clothing and Textile Drive on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 at the Burien Annex. “We all have unwanted textiles that are out of fashion, not needed,... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients honored Wednesday night

Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients honored Wednesday night

The 2016 Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients were honored at Wednesday night’s Highline Public Schools Board meeting at Bow Lake Elementary: Each student received a certificate of recognition... [Read more]

Highline Elementary ‘Mathletes’ match wits at Seahurst Elementary

Highline Elementary ‘Mathletes’ match wits at Seahurst Elementary

Many Highline district elementary students enjoy and excel at math, as demonstrated by the record attendance at the seventh annual Seahurst Elementary Math Bonanza, a district mathematics contest at Seahurst... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SAVE THE DATE: St. Francis of Assisi’s All-School Reunion will be Sun., May 15

SAVE THE DATE: St. Francis of Assisi’s All-School Reunion will be Sun., May 15

St. Francis of Assisi is hosting an ALL SCHOOL REUNION on Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., following the 10 a.m. mass.  All alum are invited for a stroll down memory lane, refreshments,... [Read more]

Seattle Sounders FC Player Darwin Jones featured as April #HighlineAlum

Seattle Sounders FC Player Darwin Jones featured as April #HighlineAlum

Seattle Sounders FC forward Darwin Jones – who went to school in the Highline area – is featured in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media campaign. Jones is a 2010 graduate of Mount Rainier High... [Read more]

Next Highline Public Schools Bond will be ‘Community Driven’ according to district

Next Highline Public Schools Bond will be ‘Community Driven’ according to district

“The community is driving the next bond placed on the ballot for Highline Public Schools,” the district announced this week. Forty community members have spent the last ten months studying... [Read more]

Two area schools earn Washington Achievement Awards for Math Growth

Two area schools earn Washington Achievement Awards for Math Growth

Two Highline Public schools have been honored with the 2015 Washington Achievement Awards (WAA) for Math Growth – Hazel Valley Elementary and White Center Heights. The honor is the state’s highest... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on school schedule changes

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on school schedule changes

Highline Public Schools is considering some school schedule changes that could affect local families and students, and they are asking for public input on: Changing Friday early release to a different... [Read more]

Learn ‘Political Incivility & Polarization in America’ at Burien Library April 19

Learn ‘Political Incivility & Polarization in America’ at Burien Library April 19

Does political incivility threaten American democracy? Is there a correlation between political incivility and productivity? Dr. Cornell Clayton of Washington State University will lead a lively discussion,... [Read more]

Ground broken on $19.4 million learning center at Puget Sound Skills Center

Ground broken on $19.4 million learning center at Puget Sound Skills Center

Ground was broken for a new state-of-the-art learning center at Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center on March 18. Principal Todd Moorhead, Rep. Tina Orwall, Sen. Karen Keiser, and Superintendent Susan... [Read more]

Get help registering your child for Kindergarten this Saturday, March 19

Get help registering your child for Kindergarten this Saturday, March 19

Do you have a child who will be five years old on or before Aug. 31? If so, now is the time to register at Highline Public Schools for the start of kindergarten. If you need help completing the paperwork... [Read more]

Highline Capital Facilities Advisory Committee Prioritizes Facility Concerns

Highline Capital Facilities Advisory Committee Prioritizes Facility Concerns

The Highline Public Schools Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) prioritized a list of facility concerns during a meeting on March 9. During the meeting, committee members reviewed two lists... [Read more]

Groundbreaking for new Puget Sound Skills Center building will be March 18

Groundbreaking for new Puget Sound Skills Center building will be March 18

On Friday, March 18, officials and local dignitaries will break ground on a new state-of-the-art learning center at the Puget Sound Skills Center (PSSC), and all are invited. Following the groundbreaking,... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual ‘Gold Star Awards’ nominees were announced on Tuesday, March 8, and will be presented at their annual BASH on Thursday, March 17. Each year,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Learn how to ‘Impress with your Press Release’ Tuesday morning

REMINDER: Learn how to ‘Impress with your Press Release’ Tuesday morning

REMINDER: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer will be sharing secrets of writing effective Press Releases at a morning coffee event with the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce this Tuesday, March... [Read more]

School Board Member Joe Van is a February #HighlineAlum

School Board Member Joe Van is a February #HighlineAlum

Highline School Board Member Joe Van is featured in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media campaign. Van is a 1995 graduate of Tyee High School and has served on Highline’s School Board since 2015. Van... [Read more]

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Find Your Calling with new Advertiser South Seattle College

At South Seattle College, our mission is to help empower our surrounding communities with an affordable, accessible and quality education that leads to a family-supporting career you’ll love. Enrollment... [Read more]

Discover Burien awards scholarship to Highline High senior Jose Niizuma

Discover Burien awards scholarship to Highline High senior Jose Niizuma

Discover Burien awarded the first recipient of its new “Making Burien Awesome” scholarship to Jose Niizuma, a senior at Highline High School. Jose maintains a 3.7 GPA, and also participates in athletics... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding public meetings on future of High Schools

Highline Public Schools holding public meetings on future of High Schools

Highline Public Schools will be holding community conversations in all four high school service areas, and they’re seeking public input on the future of high school. “What are the high school... [Read more]

BTB Publisher will teach how to ‘Impress with your Press Release’ March 8

BTB Publisher will teach how to ‘Impress with your Press Release’ March 8

BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer will be sharing secrets of writing effective Press Releases at a morning coffee event with the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, March 8, starting... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Christian Schools Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25

Seattle Christian Schools Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25

Advertiser Seattle Christian Schools invites you to discover why families in Seattle and South King County continue to choose Seattle Christian Schools! They invite you to an Open House on Thursday,... [Read more]

Global Connections Grad & UW Student Brook Negussie is a #HighlineAlum

Global Connections Grad & UW Student Brook Negussie is a #HighlineAlum

University of Washington student Brook Negussie is featured in this month’s ‪#‎HighlineAlum‬ campaign. Brook is a stand-out 2014 graduate of Global Connections High School. While at Global Connections,... [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: 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]