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Bomb threat puts Highline High School into lockdown Friday morning

Bomb threat puts Highline High School into lockdown Friday morning

A bomb threat, which police say came from out of state, caused Burien’s Highline High School to go into lockdown mode Friday morning, Feb. 27. Deputies checked the school, and have given the “All... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers compete in State Tournament

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers compete in State Tournament

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Band ‘Spring Fling’ concert is Feb. 21

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Band ‘Spring Fling’ concert is Feb. 21

Highline and Aviation High School Jazz Bands’ ‘Spring Fling’ Big Band Dance will be Saturday, Feb. 21, from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Highline High School cafeteria. “Come dance to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers make it to sub-regionals

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate Wrestlers make it to sub-regionals

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PHOTOS: More Highline Pirate Wrestling pics from 10-year old Photographer

PHOTOS: More Highline Pirate Wrestling pics from 10-year old Photographer

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Two Photographers share pics from Highline Pirate Wrestling matches

PHOTOS: Two Photographers share pics from Highline Pirate Wrestling matches

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following two stories/photos on Highline High School wrestling are 1) from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and... [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]

Highline High School cheer team holding mini cheer camp Jan. 27 & 29

Highline High School cheer team holding mini cheer camp Jan. 27 & 29

The Highline High School cheer team will be hosting a winter mini cheer camp on Jan. 27 and 29 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Highline High School cafeteria. Children in grades K-6 can join the Pirates cheer... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Artistic images show Highline Pirates wrestlers beating Foster

PHOTOS: Artistic images show Highline Pirates wrestlers beating Foster

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Pics of Highline High’s Wrestling team in action by 10-year old

PHOTOS: Pics of Highline High’s Wrestling team in action by 10-year old

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who submitted this story and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl Scout badge... [Read more]

A 10-year old Reporter/Photographer’s story on Highline High School Wrestling

A 10-year old Reporter/Photographer’s story on Highline High School Wrestling

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is from our youngest-ever Contributor – 10-year old Isabel Herbruger – who submitted this story and photos as part of her effort to earn a Girl Scout badge... [Read more]

Highline High grad Ryan Brett hits ‘the bigs’, makes roster for Tampa Bay Rays

Highline High grad Ryan Brett hits ‘the bigs’, makes roster for Tampa Bay Rays

Photos courtesy Eric Todd. Ryan Brett, who graduated from Burien’s Highline High School in 2010 and has been playing baseball since the “Highline East” Little League & Bronco days, has... [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]

Highline High School girls varsity soccer team makes it to state tournament

Highline High School girls varsity soccer team makes it to state tournament

Congrats to the Highline High School girls varsity soccer team, who made it to the state tournament for the first time in seven years! The Pirates won two ‘loser out’ matches to clinch the... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Don’t let fear scare you away from facts and the truth’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Don’t let fear scare you away from facts and the truth’

[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:] This country was founded by declaring,... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘So, about that Highline High School proposed rebuild…’

LETTER: ‘So, about that Highline High School proposed rebuild…’

[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, So, about that Highline High... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline High School Alum shares thoughts on School District Bond

LETTER: Highline High School Alum shares thoughts on School District Bond

[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:] All five of us Mathison kids graduated... [Read more]

Highline High School’s Class of 1984’s 30-year reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 13

Highline High School’s Class of 1984’s 30-year reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 13

Highline High School’s Class of 1984’s 30-year reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Bison Creek Pizza in Burien. “It’s time to break out the spandex, Van Halen, and BIG... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni Pirate Pig Roast will be Saturday, Sept. 20

Highline High School Alumni Pirate Pig Roast will be Saturday, Sept. 20

ARGH! Calling all Highline High School alumni, fans and friends! Alums will be roasting a pig – Pirate Style – on Saturday, Sept. 20 and you are invited to join them! “Grab yer mateys for a... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni’s annual Golf Tournament will be Friday, Aug. 15

Highline High School Alumni’s annual Golf Tournament will be Friday, Aug. 15

The 2014 Highline High School Alumni annual Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, Aug. 15 at the Allenmore Golf Club in Tacoma, with a 7:30 a.m. tee off. You can now purchase your tee time by going to... [Read more]

Truck hits child on bicycle near Highline High School Thursday afternoon

Truck hits child on bicycle near Highline High School Thursday afternoon

A truck hit a child on a bicycle near Highline High School in Burien Thursday afternoon (June 12). Sgt. DB Gates of the King County Sheriff’s Office told The B-Town Blog that the child suffered serious... [Read more]

Highline High Teacher to spend next two years researching for malaria vaccine

Highline High Teacher to spend next two years researching for malaria vaccine

Highline High School biology and science teacher Dawn Tessandore (pictured above with two students) will spend the next two summers in research to support development of a malaria vaccine, the school... [Read more]

Highline & Aviation High School Bands holding ‘Big Band Dance’ March 22

Highline & Aviation High School Bands holding ‘Big Band Dance’ March 22

The Highline and Aviation High School Bands will be holding a ‘Spring Big Band Dance’ on Saturday, March 22 from 7 – 10 p.m. at the Highline High School Cafeteria. Dance to your favorite... [Read more]

Highline High School receives grant from King County Sheriff’s Office

Highline High School receives grant from King County Sheriff’s Office

Highline High School (HHS) received a $67,000 grant from the King County Sheriff’s Office to pay for a truancy mentor, athletic equipment and laptop computers, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday... [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]

Burien Police School Resource Officer Brian Barnes gets surprise Thursday

Burien Police School Resource Officer Brian Barnes gets surprise Thursday

Deputy Brian Barnes (center) recognized by (L-R) Board President Bernie Dorsey, King County Sheriff John Urquhart, Supt. Susan Enfield, and Highline High School Principal Damon Hunter. Burien Police School... [Read more]

USO Big Band Dance coming to Highline High School Saturday, Nov. 9

USO Big Band Dance coming to Highline High School Saturday, Nov. 9

Thea Bruce, a “Band Mom” wants everyone to know about a USO Big Band Dance, performed by the Highline and Aviation HS Jazz Band, coming to the Highline High Cafeteria on Saturday, Nov. 9. “Proceeds... [Read more]

CRIME FOLLOWUP: Two teens confess to tagging at Burien Skate Park

CRIME FOLLOWUP: Two teens confess to tagging at Burien Skate Park

The city announced on its website Thursday (Oct. 24) that Burien Police investigating the recent rash of graffiti “tagging” at City parks have identified at least three suspects, two of whom... [Read more]