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Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 27

West Seattle Montessori School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 27

West Seattle Montessori School and Academy will be holding an Open House Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, from 1 – 3 p.m. WSMS&A will also be celebrating Academic Secretary Dolores Atwood’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Lutheran High School holding Open House on Thursday, Jan. 25

Seattle Lutheran High School holding Open House on Thursday, Jan. 25

Seattle Lutheran High School has a unique and successful approach to education, and will be holding an Open House on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, from 7 – 8:30 p.m.to showcase what makes us uniquely better.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28

St. Francis of Assisi School will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28, from 11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. “The mission of St. Francis of Assisi School is to educate the whole person within a Christ-centered,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools CFAC meeting tonight to discuss school boundaries

Highline Public Schools CFAC meeting tonight to discuss school boundaries

Highline Public Schools Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) is holding a meeting TONIGHT – Wednesday, Jan. 10, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the district Central Office (15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW) to discuss... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline students will be able to hit the snooze in the morning come this fall or next, as Highline Public Schools plans to change high school start times to about 30 minutes later than current start times.... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Together with Burien and SeaTac Police Services, the Community Police Academy program was designed to increase the understanding between citizens and their Police Departments through public education. This... [Read more]

Listening sessions planned for Highline College’s Presidential search

Listening sessions planned for Highline College’s Presidential search

As part of its presidential search process, Highline College trustees will hold several listening sessions to learn what community members are looking for in the college’s next leader. In July, Dr. Jack... [Read more]

Three Moonlight Beach Walks coming to Burien’s Environmental Science Center

Three Moonlight Beach Walks coming to Burien’s Environmental Science Center

See marine organisms in a whole new light – your flashlight – at Moonlight Beach Walks at Burien’s Environmental Science Center on these upcoming Saturdays: Dec. 2: 8 – 10 p.m. Dec. 30:... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools celebrates 4th straight year of rise in graduation rate

Highline Public Schools celebrates 4th straight year of rise in graduation rate

Highline Public Schools on Monday (Nov. 6) announced that its graduation rate is up for the fourth year in a row: The class of 2017 graduated at 78.8 percent, an increase of four points over last year.... [Read more]

Applications for Discover Burien’s ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship open

Applications for Discover Burien’s ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship open

Discover Burien is now accepting applications for its 2018 “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship program. The scholarship fund – started in 2015 – was designed to help students in our community achieve... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Kennedy Catholic High School holding Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 1

Kennedy Catholic High School holding Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 1

Kennedy Catholic High School – Be a Lancer! Student Profile: Santpartap Bual ‘17 Franklin University, Switzerland Senior Class Secretary, Spanish Honor Society President, Human Relations Club President,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Open House for Seattle Lutheran High School will be Thursday, Oct. 26

Open House for Seattle Lutheran High School will be Thursday, Oct. 26

An Open House for Seattle Lutheran High School will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Seattle Lutheran High School has a unique and successful approach to education. Join us for our Open... [Read more]

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

The public is invited to ‘get the scoop’ on Highline High School’s façade straight from the architects at an ‘Ask the Architects’ community meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19. This... [Read more]

‘Your Personal Happiness Project’ coming to Burien Community Center Oct. 14

‘Your Personal Happiness Project’ coming to Burien Community Center Oct. 14

A little ray of sunshine is coming to Burien, in the form of a one-of-a-kind new workshop called ‘Your Personal Happiness Project,’ which will take place at the Burien Community Center on... [Read more]

CLIFF’S EDGE: Plenty in school documentary to ponder; watch it here

CLIFF’S EDGE: Plenty in school documentary to ponder; watch it here

Highline Public Schools unveiled the documentary, “Eleven Paths,” this week to an audience reflecting diverse interests in the district and the education it provides. Students, their families and... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Superintendent’s Student Leadership Team

Volunteers needed for Superintendent’s Student Leadership Team

Highline Public Schools is seeking Volunteer students from district high schools for a new student committee that will give their views on district-level decisions. The ‘Superintendent’s Student... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Highline High School taking steps on student safety, acceptance

FOLLOWUP: Highline High School taking steps on student safety, acceptance

Highline High School had their first day of school on Wednesday, Sept. 6, and at the end of the day Principal Vicki Fisher sent out an email to families with an update on the school’s attempts to... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center’s new Health Services Building opens Fri., Sept. 22

Puget Sound Skills Center’s new Health Services Building opens Fri., Sept. 22

How many new high school buildings have a working dental lab, a hospital ward with eight beds, and a medical laboratory with a centrifuge and cell incubators? There is a brand new one in Burien –... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center’s new Health Sciences building opening is Sept. 22

Puget Sound Skills Center’s new Health Sciences building opening is Sept. 22

A Grand Opening will be celebrated at Puget Sound Skills Center’s new Health Sciences Building auditorium at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22 at 18010 8th Avenue South in Burien. The $19.4 million project... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts Sept. 14; here’s how to apply

Community Police Academy starts Sept. 14; here’s how to apply

The City of SeaTac joins with the City of Burien each year to invite community members to ‘Community Police Academy,’ a twelve week course designed to increase the understanding between citizens... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Shorewood Christian School offers 5% discount to new Middle School Families

Shorewood Christian School offers 5% discount to new Middle School Families

Shorewood Christian School recently announced a 5% discount in tuition for families that are new to the school with 6th, 7th, or 8th graders. The move is to introduce families to the benefits specifically... [Read more]

Next ‘Climate & Culture’ Session will be at Highline High School Wednesday

Next ‘Climate & Culture’ Session will be at Highline High School Wednesday

The next Climate and Culture Planning Session for Highline High School will be held this Wednesday night, Aug. 23, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the school’s cafeteria. Inspired by a controversial incident... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: City of Normandy Park looking to hire Preschool Teacher

JOB: City of Normandy Park looking to hire Preschool Teacher

The City of Normandy Park is looking to hire a Preschool Teacher: Preschool Teacher Position 20 hours per week with Benefits Pay Range $13.00 to 18.00/per hour Job Description Summary: The Teacher... [Read more]

Burien’s Environmental Science Center receives STEM Education grant

Burien’s Environmental Science Center receives STEM Education grant

Burien’s Environmental Science Center recently received a $21,972 NOAA 21st-Century Community Learning Center Watershed STEM Education grant from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. Salmon... [Read more]