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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]

Sponsored Post Want free tickets to the Zoo? Register for Highline Public Schools’ Kindergarten!

Want free tickets to the Zoo? Register for Highline Public Schools’ Kindergarten!

A Highline Public Schools kindergartner practices writing. Do you know a child who will be five years old on or before Aug. 31? The time to register for kindergarten for next fall in Highline Public Schools... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 28

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 28

Are you looking for a nearby school which can nurture your child to his or her potential? Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to visit their upcoming Open House on Saturday, Jan. 28,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Lutheran High School holding Open House on Thursday, Jan. 26

Seattle Lutheran High School holding Open House on Thursday, Jan. 26

From Advertiser Seattle Lutheran School: Looking for something new? VISIT OUR OPEN HOUSE! Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. At Seattle Lutheran High School we provide high-quality academics,... [Read more]

Learn about rain gardens & stormwater solutions at Community Center Jan. 25

Learn about rain gardens & stormwater solutions at Community Center Jan. 25

Are you interested in learning more about rain gardens and other #stormwater solutions for your home? Sign up at the Burien Community Center for the first class on Wednesday, Jan. 25. To register, call... [Read more]

School Board passes strong ‘Statement of Support for All Students’ resolution

School Board passes strong ‘Statement of Support for All Students’ resolution

Teachers, administrators, and the school board are sending an unequivocal message of support and reassurance to all students and families within Highline Public Schools this week. With a letter from the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 29

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 29

St. Francis of Assisi School will be hosting its annual OPEN HOUSE event on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, from 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. “All are welcome to join us!” St. Francis of Assisi School... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding Internet Safety Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 24

Highline Public Schools holding Internet Safety Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 24

Highline Public Schools will be holding an Internet Safety Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 24, from at 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Pacific Middle School in Des Moines. Here’s more info: Pause Before You Post.... [Read more]

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

As we kick-off the New Year, four of Highline Public Schools High Schools are in a major time crunch to design and build a functional and competitive robot in six Weeks. These robots will be used to... [Read more]