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Global Connections Grad & UW Student Brook Negussie is a #HighlineAlum

Global Connections Grad & UW Student Brook Negussie is a #HighlineAlum

University of Washington student Brook Negussie is featured in this month’s ‪#‎HighlineAlum‬ campaign. Brook is a stand-out 2014 graduate of Global Connections High School. While at Global Connections,... [Read more]

PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

PODCAST: Obama cites Highline Public Schools; change in weather & more…

Here’s episode #37 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center’s (PSSC) Broadcast Communications department recently expanded its Digital Media Arts program to include radio and podcast production, and they just released... [Read more]

Highline Schools praised as President announces Computer Science Initiative

Highline Schools praised as President announces Computer Science Initiative

The White House cited Highline Public Schools as a leader in computer science education, as President Obama announced in his weekly address a $4 billion plan to give all students across the country the... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation now collecting dresses for ‘Project PROMise’

Highline Schools Foundation now collecting dresses for ‘Project PROMise’

Photos by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com Project PROMise™ is Highline School’s Foundation’s outreach program in which new and gently used formal dresses are collected from our community and given... [Read more]

Citizens Committee reviews conditions of Highline Public Schools

Citizens Committee reviews conditions of Highline Public Schools

The Highline Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) got a look at the condition of all district facilities this month, Highline Public Schools announced Friday, Jan. 29. During the Jan. 13 CFAC meeting,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of online survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of online survey

More than 1,500 people shared their priorities, ideas, and concerns with Highline Public Schools through a three-step, online ‘ThoughtExchange‘ conversation. Read the results here This fall,... [Read more]

Highline High Grad Jayden Sadettan honored as January #HighlineAlum

Highline High Grad Jayden Sadettan honored as January #HighlineAlum

Jayden Sadettan, a current standout engineering student at University of Washington (UW) is featured in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media campaign. Sadettan, a 2015 Highline High School (HHS)... [Read more]

School Board Conversation with Angelica Alvarez cancelled, to be re-scheduled

School Board Conversation with Angelica Alvarez cancelled, to be re-scheduled

Highline Public Schools announced Tuesday (Jan. 19) that the Jan. 22 ‘School Board Conversation’ with Board Member Angelica Alvarez has been cancelled due to a family emergency. “We apologize... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeks Community Input on Biliteracy Plan

Highline Public Schools seeks Community Input on Biliteracy Plan

Staff at Highline Public Schools is seeking input from students and community members in developing a long-term plan for ensuring every student in the class of 2026 will graduate bilingual and biliterate. The... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools partners with King County Library System for ‘Big Read’

Highline Public Schools partners with King County Library System for ‘Big Read’

Highline Public Schools has teamed up the King County Library System (KCLS) to participate in the ‘Big Read,’ a program of the National Endowment for the Arts. KCLS distributed 800 free copies... [Read more]

Victim of fatal shooting in Burien identified as Highline High School student

Victim of fatal shooting in Burien identified as Highline High School student

Sadly, on Monday, Jan. 11, the victim of Friday’s fatal shooting at the Heights in Burien apartment complex was identified by Highline Public Schools as Alberto Zavala, a student at Highline High... [Read more]

Public Disclosure Commission rejects complaint over use of election funds

Public Disclosure Commission rejects complaint over use of election funds

by Jack Mayne The Washington Public Disclosure Commission rejected a complaint by Donald F. Wasson of Des Moines that the Highline Public School District violated state law when it sent out a brochure... [Read more]

School Board Conversation with Angelica Alvarez rescheduled for Jan. 22

School Board Conversation with Angelica Alvarez rescheduled for Jan. 22

The Highline School Board Conversation with Angelica Alvarez – previously scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 13 – has been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 22 due to a family emergency. The meeting with Board... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Highline Public Schools holding Job Fair on Thursday, Jan. 14

JOBS: Highline Public Schools holding Job Fair on Thursday, Jan. 14

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Job Fair on Thursday, Jan. 14, from 3 – 5:30 p.m. at the Highline Central Office at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien (near Azteca). “Make a difference... [Read more]

Three White Center area schools put into lockdown Tuesday morning

Three White Center area schools put into lockdown Tuesday morning

From our sister site The White Center Blog: UPDATE 12:56 p.m. 1/5/16: Three schools in the White Center area were put into lockdown Tuesday morning, Jan. 5 – Evergreen, Cascade Middle School and New... [Read more]

Student caught carrying handgun onto Highline High School campus Monday

Student caught carrying handgun onto Highline High School campus Monday

On Monday, Jan. 4, a student was caught – and stopped – attempting to carry a handgun onto the Highline High School campus in Burien by a School Resource Officer. The weapon was confiscated, and the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Community Conversation with Tyrone Curry Sr. of Highline School Board is Saturday

Community Conversation with Tyrone Curry Sr. of Highline School Board is Saturday

Families and community members are invited to join members of the Highline School Board for a series of conversations at locations across the district, with the next meeting set for this Saturday, Jan.... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

The Highline Schools Foundation awarded $80,472 through 112 classroom grants this Fall. Because of events like the Burien Brat Trot and Oktoberfest, and the generosity of our community, the Foundation... [Read more]

Health Sciences & Human Services High Grad Christian Tautua is a #HighlineAlum

Health Sciences & Human Services High Grad Christian Tautua is a #HighlineAlum

Highline Public Schools graduate turned teacher Christian Tautua – a 2009 Health Sciences & Human Services High School (HS3) grad – is being showcased in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media... [Read more]

Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives National ‘Leadership for Equity Award’

Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives National ‘Leadership for Equity Award’

Big Picture Interim Principal Tim Schlosser, Dr. Susan Enfield, and BP Assistant Principal Victoria Terry. Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield received the Leadership for Equity Award by... [Read more]

Highline Music4Life gives report to Highline Public Schools for 2015

Highline Music4Life gives report to Highline Public Schools for 2015

Highline Music4Life President/CEO David Endicott shared this update on the organizations accomplishments for 2015, which was recently sent to Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield: December... [Read more]

Seattle Sounders General Counsel Maya Mendoza-Exstrom is a #HighlineAlum

Seattle Sounders General Counsel Maya Mendoza-Exstrom is a #HighlineAlum

Highline boasts a long list of well-known and accomplished alumni, and dozens of grads you haven’t yet heard of who are making their mark on the world. One of those graduates is Maya Mendoza-Exstrom,... [Read more]

Highline High School Fall Family Conferences will be Nov. 23 & Nov. 24

Highline High School Fall Family Conferences will be Nov. 23 & Nov. 24

Highline High School Fall Family Conferences are set for Monday, Nov. 23 and Tuesday, Nov. 24: Monday, Nov. 23: 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. OR Tuesday, Nov. 24: 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. “Meet... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Experts discuss ‘Safety in Sports’ at school forum

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Experts discuss ‘Safety in Sports’ at school forum

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

The next ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ will be Tuesday, Nov. 17

The next ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ will be Tuesday, Nov. 17

Families and community members are invited to join Superintendent Susan Enfield Tuesday night, Nov. 17 for ‘Conversations with the Superintendent,’ a series of monthly conversations at schools... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Community Forum on Safety in Sports is Monday

Highline Public Schools Community Forum on Safety in Sports is Monday

Highline Public Schools will host a free Community Forum on Safety in Sports this coming Monday, Nov. 16 at the Performing Arts Center from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Join Q13 Fox anchor Marni Hughes as she moderates... [Read more]