Education Section

Student Music & Art Walk will be held in downtown Burien on Friday, May 5

Student Music & Art Walk will be held in downtown Burien on Friday, May 5

The B-Town Beat’s Student Music & Art Walk will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m. on SW 152nd Street, between 4th and 10th Ave SW. “Celebrate the start of the B-Town Beat... [Read more]

New nature-fased Education courses come to Burien’s Seahurst Park

New nature-fased Education courses come to Burien’s Seahurst Park

A new, nature-based Education course is coming to Burien’s Seahurst Park. This course is based on a method of teaching and connecting that uses hands-on inquiry-based practices to help children to... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on high school schedule changes

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on high school schedule changes

Highline Public Schools is seeking feedback on proposed changes to high school schedules, and the next community meeting is set for Tuesday, April 11. The open meeting will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m.... [Read more]

REMINDER: Steve Edmiston on film development, finance & more Tuesday

REMINDER: Steve Edmiston on film development, finance & more Tuesday

REMINDER: Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston will present “Adventures in the (short) film trade: lessons learned from the brave new world of independent film development, finance, and distribution” at... [Read more]

Meet our newest Big Picture High School Journalism Intern – Devin Otto

Meet our newest Big Picture High School Journalism Intern – Devin Otto

Please welcome our newest Intern from Burien’s Big Picture High School – Devin Otto: My name is Devin Otto, and I’m a Junior over at Big Picture High School. I’ve been working in the journalism... [Read more]

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston will present “Adventures in the (short) film trade: lessons learned from the brave new world of independent film development, finance, and distribution” at the next... [Read more]

Highline High’s Robotics High Tekerz win ‘Engineering Inspiration Award’

Highline High’s Robotics High Tekerz win ‘Engineering Inspiration Award’

Highline High School’s 4H and FIRST® Robotics (FRC) Team 3574 – the High Tekerz – were recognized with the FIRST® ‘Engineering Inspiration Award’ at their first 2017 district-level... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces winners of 2017 Gold Star Awards

Highline Schools Foundation announces winners of 2017 Gold Star Awards

The Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the 2017 Gold Star Awards at the annual Gold Star Awards BASH at the Beach Park Event Center in Des Moines on March 16, 2017. District teachers,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Save $25.00 on Open Water Course Fees at TL Sea Diving

Save $25.00 on Open Water Course Fees at TL Sea Diving

In nearly 19 years of operation, TL Sea is one of the most customer driven, professional scuba diving operators in the region. They proudly hold the coveted rating of PADI 5-Star IDC (Instructor Development... [Read more]

Update on the Broadcast Communications program at Puget Sound Skills Center

Update on the Broadcast Communications program at Puget Sound Skills Center

EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves as a Volunteer on the Advisory Board to this program: The Broadcast Communications (BComm) program at Puget Sound Skills Center... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding meeting on graduation requirements tonight

Highline Public Schools holding meeting on graduation requirements tonight

Highline Public Schools will be holding a series of public meetings about upcoming changes in graduation requirements, with the first to be held this evening – Monday, March 20 – starting at 6 p.m.... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares top thoughts from community conversations

Highline Public Schools shares top thoughts from community conversations

Highline Public Schools recently released the top results from their online community conversation about what the district is doing well and where it can improve.  In January, nearly 700 people contributed... [Read more]

School district releases new statement on immigration & student safety

School district releases new statement on immigration & student safety

On Tuesday, March 14, Highline Public Schools released a new statement on immigration and student safety (read their previous statement, released in December, here): We recognize that actions taken by... [Read more]

Around 100 attend ‘Meet Your Muslim Neighbor’ event Thursday night

Around 100 attend ‘Meet Your Muslim Neighbor’ event Thursday night

Around 100 people attended the “Meet Your Muslim Neighbor” event held at Burien Community Church on Thursday night, March 9. As part of the Burien/Normandy Park 10 Actions Group, Theresa Crecelius,... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2017 Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2017 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]

Interfaith Conversations will be Wednesdays, starting Mar. 8 at St. Luke’s

Interfaith Conversations will be Wednesdays, starting Mar. 8 at St. Luke’s

Interfaith Conversations will be held on Wednesdays at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Renton, starting March 8: Wednesdays: March 8, 15, 22, and 29 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. St. Luke’s Interfaith... [Read more]

Know a Student Superhero? The Sidekick Collective wants nominations by Mar. 1

Know a Student Superhero? The Sidekick Collective wants nominations by Mar. 1

Local non-profit the Sidekick Collective is searching for superheroes: Dear Sidekicks, As you know, we’re on a mission to help extraordinary young people turn their big ideas into real-world solutions. But... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Christian School Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Seattle Christian School Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Advertiser Seattle Christian School invites you to discover why families in Seattle and South King County choose Seattle Christian School! Is it the commitment to academic excellence? The caring and... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers place second at Subregionals

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirate Wrestlers place second at Subregionals

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, and aspiring photojournalist. We encourage... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on new high school schedule options

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on new high school schedule options

Highline Public Schools is seeking the public’s feedback on proposed new high school schedule options designed to help students meet new state graduation requirements. See sample schedules, ask... [Read more]

Learn ‘How to Market to Actually Make Money’ at Discover Burien event Feb. 23

Learn ‘How to Market to Actually Make Money’ at Discover Burien event Feb. 23

Discover Burien’s monthly “Ask the Professional” Education Event for February – set for Thursday, Feb. 23 – will be with the Washington State Small Business Development Center: “How to... [Read more]

Yazmine Chable-Felix is the 2017 ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship winner

Yazmine Chable-Felix is the 2017 ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship winner

Discover Burien this week announced Yazmine Chable-Felix as the winner of its 2017 “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship program. The scholarship fund was designed to help students in our community... [Read more]

Kennedy alum Vincent McCluskey returns to alma mater to coach boys soccer

Kennedy alum Vincent McCluskey returns to alma mater to coach boys soccer

Kennedy Catholic High School announced Friday (Feb. 3) that Vincent McCluskey, a 2010 graduate of the school, has accepted the position of head boys soccer coach. McCluskey returns to Kennedy Catholic... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces Anne Baunach as new Executive Director

Highline Schools Foundation announces Anne Baunach as new Executive Director

The Board of Trustees for the Highline Schools Foundation announced on Tuesday (Jan. 31) that they have selected Anne Baunach as the new Executive Director of the Foundation. “I know I speak for every... [Read more]