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VIDEO: Highline Public Schools releases new video, ‘A Path to Success’

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools releases new video, ‘A Path to Success’

Highline Public Schools released a new animated promotional video, called “A Path to Success,” which you can view below: A Path to Success from Highline Public Schools on Vimeo. Editor Scott... [Read more]

Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools have been honored with 2013 Washington Achievement Awards, the state’s highest education award. Two schools earned top honors for achievement in more than one category. “Our... [Read more]

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Teacher Ellen Dorr believes moving sixth grade to middle school will have a positive impact on students. The Highline School District announce Friday (April 4) that it will be moving 6th grade to Middle... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools is now in Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

Highline Public Schools is now in Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

On Monday (March 24), Digital Promise – a national, independent, non-profit authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education – announced Highline Public Schools as one of nine new members... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools is sharing the results of a community survey that asked the public to provide feedback on how to solve challenges have arisen due to increased student enrollment and aging buildings. “Overall... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools offering free Early Childhood Developmental Screenings

Highline Public Schools offering free Early Childhood Developmental Screenings

Highline Public Schools is providing free screenings to children ages 3-5 to identify delays and disabilities. Screenings allow families to connect to early intervention services. Areas of concern include... [Read more]

JOBS: Highline Public Schools has openings for Spring Coaching positions

JOBS: Highline Public Schools has openings for Spring Coaching positions

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (Feb. 6) that they have several school Spring Coaching positions currently available. Positions start Monday, March 3…

Kennedy Catholic High School cancels classes Wed. for Seahawks parade

Kennedy Catholic High School cancels classes Wed. for Seahawks parade

Calling it a “once in a lifetime event,” Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School announced Monday that it has canceled school this Wednesday (Feb. 5) so students can celebrate the Seattle Seahawks at their Super Bowl parade in downtown Seattle…

REMINDER: Final Highline Public Schools open workshop is tonight

REMINDER: Final Highline Public Schools open workshop is tonight

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools is seeking public input on ideas on finding a solution for crowded and aging schools, with their final open workshops set for tonight – Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 7 –... [Read more]

Bittner Flute Awarded to Arts & Academics Academy Senior Kia Hang

Bittner Flute Awarded to Arts & Academics Academy Senior Kia Hang

Des Moines Rotarian Steve Swank, right, presented the Bittner Flute to Kia Hang, a senior at Arts and Academics Academy, on Wednesday. The sterling silver Bittner Flute is awarded annually to an exceptional... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Kindergarten enrollment opens Jan. 21

Highline Public Schools Kindergarten enrollment opens Jan. 21

Enrollment for students who will start Kindergarten next fall will open Tuesday, Jan. 21, Highline Public Schools announced. To help prepare more students for success on Day One of kindergarten, Highline... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

Our friends at the Highline Schools Foundation on Tuesday (Jan. 14) announced that they’ve added two new scholarships to their program – the Alaska Airlines Scholarship for $5,000, and the “Light... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking ideas on solutions for crowded, aging schools

Highline Public Schools seeking ideas on solutions for crowded, aging schools

Highline Public Schools is seeking public input on ideas on finding a solution for crowded and aging schools, with three open workshops set for Jan. 14, Jan. 16 and Jan. 28. “Exciting progress is... [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]

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded a record $48,675 through 77 classroom grants at 35 different schools in the Highline School District. A total of 124 grant requests were received. “The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Seattle Seahawk visits Seahurst Elementary School Tuesday

PHOTOS: A Seattle Seahawk visits Seahurst Elementary School Tuesday

The Seattle Seahawks took time out of their busy schedule to visit Seahurst Elementary students in Burien on Tuesday (Dec. 17). Defensive End Greg Scruggs talked to students about healthy eating, staying... [Read more]

Highline Counselor Shauna Pierson named ‘Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction’

Highline Counselor Shauna Pierson named ‘Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction’

Academy of Citizenship and Empowerment (ACE) Counselor Shauna Pierson has been selected as a ‘Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction.’ The special program of the National Honor Society of High... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School will be closed today due to a power outage

Sylvester Middle School will be closed today due to a power outage

The Highline School District is reporting that Sylvester Middle School will be closed today (Wednesday, Nov. 13) due to a power outage. All after-school activities are cancelled. “We expect school... [Read more]

JOBS: Highline Public Schools is hiring; holding Career Fair Nov. 20

JOBS: Highline Public Schools is hiring; holding Career Fair Nov. 20

Highline Public Schools is looking for “top-notch professionals committed to delivering on our promise,” and they’re holding a Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 3 – 5:30... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools’ Career & College Pathways Kick-Off will be Nov. 19

Highline Public Schools’ Career & College Pathways Kick-Off will be Nov. 19

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Career & College Pathways Kick-Off Event on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. at the ERAC building located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW. “Our goal... [Read more]

City Council to hear schools strategy instead of regular meeting Monday

City Council to hear schools strategy instead of regular meeting Monday

The Burien City Council has canceled its regular meeting scheduled for Monday, October 21, 2013, and instead will attend one hosted by Highline Public Schools to discuss facilities related to the School... [Read more]

TEC High School Honored with 2013 School of Distinction Award

TEC High School Honored with 2013 School of Distinction Award

Outstanding improvement in student achievement over five years has led to a special honor for White Center’s Technology, Engineering & Communications (TEC) High School, being honored with the... [Read more]

Highline Schools awarded nearly half a million dollars in ‘Race to the Top’ funds

Highline Schools awarded nearly half a million dollars in ‘Race to the Top’ funds

Highline Public Schools was awarded $440,000 in ‘Race to the Top’ funds, which will be used to support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education in five elementary schools... [Read more]

Got flute? Highline Music4Life urgently seeking used musical instruments

Got flute? Highline Music4Life urgently seeking used musical instruments

Highline Music4Life™ has issued an urgent public appeal for the donation of flutes and clarinets by adults who no longer need them. “School is just starting and many more young people than expected... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools sets ‘bold goals’ for students in new strategic plan

Highline Public Schools sets ‘bold goals’ for students in new strategic plan

Highline Public Schools announced this week that it is launching the school year with an ambitious plan to guide its schools – a plan that outlines “bold goals” for students from Kindergarten... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new $10,000 ‘Impact Grant’

Highline Schools Foundation announces new $10,000 ‘Impact Grant’

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Monday morning (Aug. 26) that it will offer $10,000 to one school or program in Highline Public Schools this fall with its new “Impact Grant.” The... [Read more]