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Highline Public Schools is now in Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

Highline Public Schools is now in Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

On Monday (March 24), Digital Promise – a national, independent, non-profit authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education – announced Highline Public Schools as one of nine new members... [Read more]

Burien chapter of Homeschoolers’ Support Association meeting is Monday

Burien chapter of Homeschoolers’ Support Association meeting is Monday

The Burien chapter of the Homeschoolers’ Support Association will be meeting on Monday, March 24. Here’s more: Burien Chapter Meeting – Gardening Tips For Your Children ON YOUR MARK.... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools is sharing the results of a community survey that asked the public to provide feedback on how to solve challenges have arisen due to increased student enrollment and aging buildings. “Overall... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation celebrates 2014 Gold Star Award Winners

Highline Schools Foundation celebrates 2014 Gold Star Award Winners

On Thursday, March 20 the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence hosted their 2014 Gold Star Award Bash. This annual event celebrates the outstanding Teachers, Volunteers, Alumni, Staff and Administrators... [Read more]

Highline School District launches new workplace learning initiative

Highline School District launches new workplace learning initiative

Highline School District announced Wednesday (March 19) that it received a grant to launch an initiative to “provide every student with a work-based learning experience before graduation.” The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law can assist with ‘For Sale By Owner’ transactions

LEGAL TIP: Marine View Law can assist with ‘For Sale By Owner’ transactions

by Marine View Law & Escrow DID YOU KNOW… …that Marine View Law & Escrow can assist you with “For Sale By Owner” transactions? Planning to sell your home For Sale By Owner (FSBO)? Perhaps... [Read more]

‘Paradise Annual Fashion Show’ to hit Puget Sound Skills Center March 30

‘Paradise Annual Fashion Show’ to hit Puget Sound Skills Center March 30

Puget Sound Skills Center will be hosting a ‘Paradise Annual Fashion Show’ by The Fashion Design and Marketing Program on Sunday, March 30, starting at 2:30 p.m. “Aren’t you dying to... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2014 Gold Star Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2014 Gold Star Nominees

And the Nominees Are… Each year the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, District employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards.... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Why are we sometimes so blind?’

LETTER: ‘Why are we sometimes so blind?’

[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:] Why are we sometimes so blind? Last night I... [Read more]

Nominations now open for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards

Nominations now open for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards

Nominations are now open for the Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Gold Star Awards, which will include both a Breakfast and Bash. This year’s theme is “We Are Highline,” which “celebrates... [Read more]

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

[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:] Hello, my name is Samantha Crotty. I am in the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’

Welcome back Advertiser ‘Care-a-Lot Learning Center’

Please welcome back Advertiser Care-a-Lot Learning Center! Twenty seven years ago, when young mother Diane Smith returned from her secretarial job to pick up her 6-month old daughter at an in-home daycare…

Kennedy Catholic receives over $1 million to build new athletic field

Kennedy Catholic receives over $1 million to build new athletic field

Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School announced the receipt of commitments totaling over $1,000,000 to assist with the development of a new athletic complex at the school…

Sponsored Post REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School’s Open Houses are Jan. 26 & 29

REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School’s Open Houses are Jan. 26 & 29

Are you looking for a local school that can help instill values in your child? The Mission of St. Bernadette Parish School – located in Burien – is to teach…

Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 25

West Seattle Montessori holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 25

West Seattle Montessori will be hosting an Open House this Saturday, Jan. 25, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at their campus at 11215 15th Ave SW in Burien…

Sponsored Post The Bridge School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 25

The Bridge School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 25

The Bridge School is excited to announce that our annual Informational Open House and “Building the Bridge Auction” take place this month…

Sponsored Post Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 3

Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 3

Are you looking for a great place to enroll your child in preschool this fall? Then come to the Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House on Monday. Feb. 3…

Sponsored Post Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School holding Open House Saturday, Jan. 25

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School holding Open House Saturday, Jan. 25

Thriving, compassionate, self-motivated individuals: are you looking for a nearby school which can nurture your child to his or her potential? BTB Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 26

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 26

We’d like to welcome our latest Advertiser to The B-Town Blog – St. Francis of Assisi School, located at 15216 21st Ave SW in Burien – holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 26! Like we do with all... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

Our friends at the Highline Schools Foundation on Tuesday (Jan. 14) announced that they’ve added two new scholarships to their program – the Alaska Airlines Scholarship for $5,000, and the “Light... [Read more]

Dog, Beekeeping classes starting soon at Burien Community Center

Dog, Beekeeping classes starting soon at Burien Community Center

Our friends at the Burien Community Center want our Readers to know that they’re offering the following new Adult Enrichment Classes starting soon: Burien Community Center Offers New Dog Classes Pre-registration... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High School Student Leaders grant wishes at assembly

PHOTOS: Highline High School Student Leaders grant wishes at assembly

In the spirit of giving, the student leadership team at Burien’s Highline High School annually coordinates a wish-granting event for fellow students and families. This year’s “Winter... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded a record $48,675 through 77 classroom grants at 35 different schools in the Highline School District. A total of 124 grant requests were received. “The... [Read more]

Registration for Burien Goodwill’s FREE classes is open until Dec. 11

Registration for Burien Goodwill’s FREE classes is open until Dec. 11

Burien Goodwill’s Job Training and Education Center, located at 1031 SW 128th Street, will register people for free classes until Dec. 11. The eight-week session runs from Jan. 6 – Feb. 27, 2014. Classes... [Read more]

Dr. Susan Enfield to speak at Highline Special Needs PTA meeting Thursday

Dr. Susan Enfield to speak at Highline Special Needs PTA meeting Thursday

The Highline Special Needs PTA will hold its December meeting this Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. at the ERAC Building, 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. The guest speaker will Dr. Susan Enfield, Superintendent... [Read more]

Highline Counselor Shauna Pierson named ‘Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction’

Highline Counselor Shauna Pierson named ‘Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction’

Academy of Citizenship and Empowerment (ACE) Counselor Shauna Pierson has been selected as a ‘Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction.’ The special program of the National Honor Society of High... [Read more]