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Highline Public Schools seeking feedback to help middle & high school students

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback to help middle & high school students

Highline Public Schools is seeking feedback through a 5-minute survey that will help improve middle and high school students: Family Input = Greater Success for Students Families know their students best.... [Read more]

Start times for High Schools will be later starting in the fall

Start times for High Schools will be later starting in the fall

With more than 1,000 responses submitted, the answer is clear – families, staff and students want to move to later high school start times sooner rather than later. Highline Public Schools plans to change... [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]

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]

Sponsored Post Seattle Lutheran High School Open House will be Thursday, Oct. 20

Seattle Lutheran High School Open House will be Thursday, Oct. 20

Seattle Lutheran High School is committed to providing high-quality academics, in a safe and loving environment that helps develop young adults in Seattle. If you or someone you know is looking for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Independent High School Information Fair at Westside School today

Independent High School Information Fair at Westside School today

Westside School will be holding a high school information fair TODAY – Tuesday May 12 – from 6 – 8 p.m. The fair will host approximately 15 Admission Directors from the Seattle area, along with two... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Eliminate Senior Culmination Project in the Highline School District’

LETTER: ‘Eliminate Senior Culmination Project in the Highline School District’

[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:] If you have a Senior graduating in one... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet Kennedy Catholic. Learning, Faith and Leadership. Open House Nov. 5.

Meet Kennedy Catholic. Learning, Faith and Leadership. Open House Nov. 5.

Meet Kennedy Catholic.  Learning, Faith and Leadership: We are a four-year Archdiocesan co-ed Catholic high school open to students of all backgrounds and faiths. Our commitment is to developing each... [Read more]

Matt Griffin offering ‘Level 9’ High School…YMCA style!

Matt Griffin offering ‘Level 9’ High School…YMCA style!

Lona, a 2012 Level 9 participant from Global Connections High School said: “I am so glad I participated in the Level 9 program. This program helped me feel more prepared for high school. I learned... [Read more]

Here’s the Schedule of Upcoming ‘Road Map to College’ Application Events

Here’s the Schedule of Upcoming ‘Road Map to College’ Application Events

There is an unprecedented effort under way in Seattle and South King County to help high school seniors apply to college – several ‘Road Map to College’ application completion events aimed... [Read more]

Local High School Band to Perform at Inauguration, but Needs $60,000 to Go

Local High School Band to Perform at Inauguration, but Needs $60,000 to Go

The Global Connections High School Wind Ensemble, located in SeaTac, has been invited to participate in the 2013 Presidential Inauguration Music Festival in Washington D.C. and attend the Presidential... [Read more]

Burien Student Bikram Subba Honored As ‘Sun Life Rising Star’ At Summit

Burien Student Bikram Subba Honored As ‘Sun Life Rising Star’ At Summit

Bikram Subba Burien student Bikram Subba, nominated by New Futures, was one of 22 students honored last weekend at the Sun Life Rising Star Awards National Summit in Miami. This is Bikram’s second... [Read more]

UPDATE: JFK Girl’s Volleyball Team Finishes 7th In State Tournament

UPDATE: JFK Girl’s Volleyball Team Finishes 7th In State Tournament

As we reported last week, the John F. Kennedy Catholic High School Girl’s Varsity Volleyball team played in the State Tournament Finals on Friday (Nov. 12th), and here’s a recap of their progress: The... [Read more]

UPDATE: JFK’s Girl’s Volleyball Team Going To State Finals As #2 Seed

UPDATE: JFK’s Girl’s Volleyball Team Going To State Finals As #2 Seed

UPDATE: The John F. Kennedy Catholic High School Girl’s Varsity Volleyball team won their Friday night match against Prairie 3-0, then played on Saturday and beat Capital 3-2 (#7 in state), but... [Read more]

Highline High’s Class Of 1970’s 40th Reunion Is Saturday, Sept. 18th

Highline High’s Class Of 1970’s 40th Reunion Is Saturday, Sept. 18th

Highline High School’s Class of 1970 is holding its 40th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 18th beginning at 5:30pm at Azteca Restaurant in Burien, and they want all former Pirates of that era to know about... [Read more]

Skill, Physical Play Make Lacrosse Area’s Fastest-Growing Youth Sport

Skill, Physical Play Make Lacrosse Area’s Fastest-Growing Youth Sport

by Ralph Nichols [NOTE: Interviews for this and a companion story that follows were conducted just before the 2010 youth lacrosse season ended in May. With the growing popularity of this sport locally,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Schools Foundation Delivers On Their PROMise

PHOTOS: Highline Schools Foundation Delivers On Their PROMise

Highline High School senior Heidi Buck planned the fashion show as her culminating project. This past weekend, the Highline Schools Foundation held their 2nd Annual Project PROMise event. As we previously... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise Helps Girls In Need

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise Helps Girls In Need

Story & Photos by Gina Bourdage Every year a special event comes around that is supposed to be one of the most memorable times in a young person’s life…The Prom. But the cost of this... [Read more]

Highline High School’s All-Class Reunion Is Saturday, May 22nd

Highline High School’s All-Class Reunion Is Saturday, May 22nd

Highline High School’s All-Class Reunion will be held at the Highline High School Cafeteria on Saturday, May 22, from 11am – 3pm. This is open to all alumni. Here are the details: WHAT: Highline... [Read more]