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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]

REMINDER: Deadline to apply for Burien Actors Theatre scholarships is June 15

REMINDER: Deadline to apply for Burien Actors Theatre scholarships is June 15

REMINDER: There are just a few days left to get your application in for one of Burien Actors Theatre’s $1,000 scholarships for Highline Public Schools high school students. The deadline is this Saturday, June... [Read more]

Highline Schools Board of Directors holding budget meeting Wed., June 19

Highline Schools Board of Directors holding budget meeting Wed., June 19

Highline Public Schools Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on the district’s 2019-20 Budget of the General Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Associated Student Body Fund, Debt Service Fund... [Read more]

Highline High Alumni Foundation awards 2019 Scholarships

Highline High Alumni Foundation awards 2019 Scholarships

On Sunday, June 2, the Highline High School Alumni Foundation awarded its 2019 Scholarship Recipients – congrats to them all! Photo courtesy Tricia Anderson, HHS Class of 1977. 1st Row: Ray Levya; Dai... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Budget Meeting will be Wednesday, June 19

Highline Public Schools Budget Meeting will be Wednesday, June 19

The Highline Public Schools Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 19 on the 2019-20 Budget of the General Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Associated Student Body Fund, Debt Service... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over 600 attend final tour/celebration at Highline High School

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over 600 attend final tour/celebration at Highline High School

More than 600 Highline High School alumni and family members filled the halls of the soon-to-be demolished schools with stories, memories and hugs on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The school will close in June... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools will launch new Mobile App in Fall 2019

Highline Public Schools will launch new Mobile App in Fall 2019

Highline Public Schools announced that it will launch a new mobile app and online family portal in fall 2019. The new app – which will replace the current one – will give the district the opportunity... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

[EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer has served on the Advisory Board for the Puget Sound Skills Center Animation program for a few years.] Puget Sound Skills Center... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Student Art at B-Town Beat Art Walk this Friday

REMINDER: Celebrate Student Art at B-Town Beat Art Walk this Friday

REMINDER: Kick off the local Art Walk season this Friday, May 3, as the B-town Beat – in conjunction with Highline Public Schools – celebrates Arts in Education Month! The art walk goes from 6 –... [Read more]

Ribbon Cutting, Open House at Olympic Interim Site will be Thursday, May 2

Ribbon Cutting, Open House at Olympic Interim Site will be Thursday, May 2

The public is invited to Highline Public Schools’ Ribbon Cutting and Open House at the Olympic Interim Site in Des Moines this Thursday, May 2. Highline High School students will attend school at this... [Read more]

WATCH: Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

WATCH: Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

On Friday, April 26, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its second annual ‘State of Our Schools’ luncheon at the Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. This year’s event featured the... [Read more]

District shares priorities from community about High School course offerings

District shares priorities from community about High School course offerings

Highline Public Schools is sharing results from its online conversation about course offerings at the high school level. Highline’s high schools will switch from a two-term semester schedule to a three-term... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeks nominations for its Family Action Committee

Highline Public Schools seeks nominations for its Family Action Committee

The Highline Public Schools Superintendent’s Family Action Committee (FAC) is currently seeking nominations. The FAC has been active for six years and brings parent and family voice to a variety... [Read more]

Highline High School’s ‘Solidarity Days’ event will be Friday, May 3

Highline High School’s ‘Solidarity Days’ event will be Friday, May 3

In an all-day ‘Solidarity Days’ event on Friday, May 3, all Highline High School students, staff, and community members will be coming together to share their stories and listen to one another... [Read more]

Last tour & celebration of Highline High School will be Saturday, May 18

Last tour & celebration of Highline High School will be Saturday, May 18

All Highline High School alumni and community members are invited for a last tour and celebration of the old school from 1 – 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 18. Organizers will take a photograph of all alumni... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber’s State of our Schools Luncheon will be April 26

Seattle Southside Chamber’s State of our Schools Luncheon will be April 26

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be presenting its second annual State of our Schools Luncheon on Friday, April 26, 2019, at Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. This luncheon is presented in partnership... [Read more]

Trades Scholarships available from Highline Schools Foundation

Trades Scholarships available from Highline Schools Foundation

Is your Highline Public Schools senior considering a career in the trades? Thanks to generous funders, the Highline Schools Foundation is proud to offer scholarships to students continuing their education... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools will host national network of Innovative School Districts

Highline Public Schools will host national network of Innovative School Districts

Highline Public Schools will host the spring 2019 League of Innovative Schools meeting. The League of Innovative Schools is a national coalition of forward-thinking school districts organized by Digital... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Music & arts programs are currently inequitable across all Highline schools’

LETTER: ‘Music & arts programs are currently inequitable across all Highline schools’

[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:] Hello, My name is Emily Black and I am... [Read more]