Education Section

Three cities team up to offer college scholarships to local High School Seniors

Three cities team up to offer college scholarships to local High School Seniors

The Cities of Burien, Normandy Park and Seatac are seeking applications from high school seniors for the Association of Washington Cities’ Center for Quality Communities Scholarship program. Six $1,250... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs from Feb. 16 & 17, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac. “Schools Out! Need plans for your child during the February Winter Break?... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic announces new Head Coaches for Lacrosse

Kennedy Catholic announces new Head Coaches for Lacrosse

Kennedy Catholic High School Athletic Director Bob Bourgette has announced the appointment of Natalie Merrill as head coach of girls’ lacrosse and Jonathan Schwartz and Brett Bowker as head co-coaches... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School students seeking donations to plant trees

Sylvester Middle School students seeking donations to plant trees

Sylvester Middle School students Logan Lemieux, Jeremiah Harding, Brian Phuong, Mira Stemen and Joanne Robson​ are trying to raise money to plant trees, and they’re looking for people to donate... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Our latest Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says ‘Vote YES by Feb. 10′

Our latest Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says ‘Vote YES by Feb. 10′

Our latest paid Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says “Vote YES for Schools by February 10″: Ballots must be mailed by Tuesday to count in the February 10 election. Vote YES for on... [Read more]

Highline Schools Elementary Teacher charged with raping 14-year old boy

Highline Schools Elementary Teacher charged with raping 14-year old boy

Darcy Smith, center, when she was named “Teacher of the Year” in 2012. Also pictured is Deputy Superintendent Carla Jackson, left, and Interim Superintendent Alan Spicciati, right. Photo courtesy... [Read more]

Lots of great events coming up at Burien’s Environmental Science Center

Lots of great events coming up at Burien’s Environmental Science Center

Burien’s Environmental Science Center has a lot of great events planned for the month of February: Seahurst Beach Clean Up “Creating a cleaner habitat for salmon” Friday, Feb 20th • 12:00... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 2

Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 2

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. 2 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at 425 SW 144th Street... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools announces Capital Projects Oversight Committee

Highline Public Schools announces Capital Projects Oversight Committee

Highline Public Schools has named seven community members to its newly-formed Capital Projects Oversight Committee, which will provide oversight of school construction projects, including the projects... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Bernadette Parish School holding two Open Houses Wednesday, Jan. 28

St. Bernadette Parish School holding two Open Houses Wednesday, Jan. 28

Burien’s St. Bernadette Parish School will be holding two Open Houses this Wednesday, Jan. 28, in the morning from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. and in the evening from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at their campus... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High announces new technology education partnership

Kennedy Catholic High announces new technology education partnership

Kennedy Catholic High School announced this week a new technology education partnership with Seattle App Academy. Seattle App Academy will deliver computer science and programming classes to Kennedy students... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

The Highline Schools Foundation announced several new scholarship opportunities on Thursday, Jan. 22. “The Highline Schools Foundation strives to be a bridge to opportunity for Highline Public School... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline Public Schools Super invites all to Town Hall meeting Thurs.

LETTER: Highline Public Schools Super invites all to Town Hall meeting Thurs.

[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:] An invitation to all Highline Community... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Bridge School Cooperative Elementary holding Open House Saturday, Jan. 24

Bridge School Cooperative Elementary holding Open House Saturday, Jan. 24

  The Bridge School will be holding an Informational Open House this Saturday, Jan. 24, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the school’s new location in Olde Burien at 1005 SW 152nd Street. During the... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Who should be held in Contempt?’

LETTER: ‘Who should be held in Contempt?’

[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:] Who should be held in Contempt? How does... [Read more]

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools Town Hall Meeting will be Thurs., Jan. 22

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools Town Hall Meeting will be Thurs., Jan. 22

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield and School Board members will be on hand Thursday, Jan. 22 for an open public dialog about the levy and bond measures…

Sponsored Post Advertiser West Seattle Montessori School holding Open Houses Jan. 24 & Feb. 25

Advertiser West Seattle Montessori School holding Open Houses Jan. 24 & Feb. 25

Advertiser West Seattle Montessori School will be holding two Open Houses – Jan. 24 and Feb. 25 – at their campus located at 11215 15th Ave SW. The schedule is: Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015: 1:00-3:00pm Wednesday,... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline School Board President shares concerns about misinformation

LETTER: Highline School Board President shares concerns about misinformation

[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:] January 14, 2015 Dear Highline Community: As... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 25

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 25

Advertiser St. Francis of Assisi School will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 25, starting at 11:30 a.m. St. Francis of Assisi School is a Catholic parish school with a more than 50-year tradition... [Read more]

Highline bond issue proponent complains of violations of  disclosure law

Highline bond issue proponent complains of violations of disclosure law

EDITOR’S NOTE: This report was updated on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 by Jack Mayne The Highline Citizens for Schools has filed a complaint with the Washington Public Disclosure Commission claiming the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien’s St. Bernadette School holding two Open Houses on Wednesday, Jan. 28

Burien’s St. Bernadette School holding two Open Houses on Wednesday, Jan. 28

St. Bernadette School will be hosting two Open House events on Wednesday, Jan. 28, in conjunction with the 2015 Catholic Schools Week. The morning Open House will be held from 9:30 –10:30 a.m., and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Public Schools hosting community meetings about levy, bond

Highline Public Schools hosting community meetings about levy, bond

Families, community members, and staff are encouraged to attend upcoming community meetings about Highline Public Schools’ proposed levy and bond measures on the Feb. 10 ballot. Renewal of an Educational... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline School Board responds to John Castronover’s letter

LETTER: Highline School Board responds to John Castronover’s letter

[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:] A Response to John Castronover’s Letter... [Read more]

Kick off the New Year with events at Environmental Science Center in January

Kick off the New Year with events at Environmental Science Center in January

Burien’s Environmental Science Center – located at Seahurst Park – will be holding several events to kick off the new year in January: Saturday, Jan. 3: FINAL After-Hours Beach Walk, from 8 –... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I have some concerns about this current bond proposal…’

LETTER: ‘I have some concerns about this current bond proposal…’

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

Sponsored Post Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School holding Open House Saturday, Jan. 24

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School holding Open House Saturday, Jan. 24

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]

Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

A revised school construction bond – valued about $9 million less than the one proposed in November – to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding will go before voters on the Feb.... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline School Board ‘would like to set the record straight’

LETTER: Highline School Board ‘would like to set the record straight’

[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:] Dear Editor: We would like to set the... [Read more]