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Highline Public Schools issues statement regarding end of DACA program

Highline Public Schools issues statement regarding end of DACA program

On Tuesday (Sept. 5), Highline Public Schools issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s proposed ending of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: Dear Highline... [Read more]

Highline School Board to hold public hearings on Tyee and Evergreen Schools

Highline School Board to hold public hearings on Tyee and Evergreen Schools

The Highline School Board will be holding public hearings on Nov. 29 and Dec. 1, as part of the process of reunifying Evergreen High School and Tyee High School. To facilitate reunification, the school... [Read more]

Highline School Board named ‘Board of Distinction’ by WSSDA

Highline School Board named ‘Board of Distinction’ by WSSDA

Award-winning Highline School Board members are Michael Spear (Board President), Bernie Dorsey, Angelica Alvarez, Tyrone Curry Sr., and Joe Van. The five-member Highline School Board has been named a ‘Board... [Read more]

Highline School Board holding work session on Tyee & Evergreen Sept. 27

Highline School Board holding work session on Tyee & Evergreen Sept. 27

The Highline School Board will hold a work session on Tuesday, Sept. 27 to discuss recommendations and plans to expand learning opportunities at Tyee and Evergreen campuses. The meeting will run from 5... [Read more]

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Dr. Susan Enfield, superintendent of Highline Public Schools, greets a student on the first day of school. The Highline School Board unanimously approved a three-year contract extension for Superintendent... [Read more]

Highline School Board endorses movement to increase Graduation Rates

Highline School Board endorses movement to increase Graduation Rates

At its meeting Wednesday (June 1), the Highline Public Schools Board of Directors adopted a resolution supporting a community-driven movement  – ‘Graduate! Highline’ – aimed at increasing... [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]

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 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 School Board member Angelica Alvarez involved in car accident

Highline School Board member Angelica Alvarez involved in car accident

A Community Conversation with School Board Member Angelica Alvarez scheduled for Monday night had to be unexpectedly cancelled after she was involved in a car accident. Alvarez’s car was rear-ended... [Read more]

REMINDER: Talk with Highline School Board’s Angelica Alvarez TONIGHT

REMINDER: Talk with Highline School Board’s Angelica Alvarez TONIGHT

REMINDER: School Board Member Angelica Alvarez will be hosting a community conversation TONIGHT – Monday, Oct. 19 – from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Shorewood Room of the Burien Community Center. The... [Read more]

VIDEO/AUDIO: Spear vs Burdine in our Highline School Board Candidate Forum

VIDEO/AUDIO: Spear vs Burdine in our Highline School Board Candidate Forum

As a bonus to our final 2015 Candidate Forum held Tuesday night, Oct. 13, we pitted current Highline School Board member Michael Spear against challenger John Burdine…

Community Conversation with Highline School Board President is Wednesday

Community Conversation with Highline School Board President is Wednesday

All are invited to join Highline School Board President Bernie Dorsey for a community conversation this Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Matt Griffin YMCA. “Our families and community... [Read more]

Highline School Board to recognize retirement of Jan May on Wed., Sept. 16

Highline School Board to recognize retirement of Jan May on Wed., Sept. 16

Jan May School Board President Bernie Dorsey and other Highline board members, past and present, are inviting the community to join in a retirement celebration for long-time Assistant to the Board Jan... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Filing for the Highline School Board is May 12 – 16’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Filing for the Highline School Board is May 12 – 16’

[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: Filing for elected offices... [Read more]

Joe Van appointed to Highline School Board at special meeting Wed. night

Joe Van appointed to Highline School Board at special meeting Wed. night

The Highline School Board voted to appoint Chung (Joe) Van of SeaTac to the Director District 3 position during a special meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He participated in his first School Board meeting... [Read more]

Celebration of Service for School Board Member Susan Goding will be Wednesday

Celebration of Service for School Board Member Susan Goding will be Wednesday

The Highline Public Schools Board of Directors is inviting community members, families, and staff to attend a Celebration of Service for School Board member Susan Goding on Wednesday, March 4. As we previously... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline School Board President shares concerns about misinformation

LETTER: Highline School Board President shares concerns about misinformation

[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:] January 14, 2015 Dear Highline Community: As... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline School Board responds to John Castronover’s letter

LETTER: Highline School Board responds to John Castronover’s letter

[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:] A Response to John Castronover’s Letter... [Read more]

OP-ED + LETTER: Open letters to the Citizens of the Highline School District

OP-ED + LETTER: Open letters to the Citizens of the Highline School District

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This post includes both an ‘Op-Ed,’ submitted by the Highline School Board, and an ‘Open Letter to the Community’ submitted by Highline School District Superintendent... [Read more]

LETTER: Highline School Board ‘would like to set the record straight’

LETTER: Highline School Board ‘would like to set the record straight’

[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: We would like to set the... [Read more]

Highline School Board member Angelica Alvarez wins early learning award

Highline School Board member Angelica Alvarez wins early learning award

Highline School Board Member Angelica Alvarez was recently honored with a SOAR Partnership Award for Early Learning for her exemplary leadership and contributions to King County communities. Alvarez has... [Read more]

Dr. Susan Enfield officially voted new Highline Superintendent

Dr. Susan Enfield officially voted new Highline Superintendent

by Jack Mayne Susan Enfield was officially and unanimously voted to become the next superintendent of the Highline School District Wednesday night (Feb. 29) at its regular board meeting. Enfield will... [Read more]

Burien's Angelica Alvarez Begins Term As First Latina On Highline School Board

Burien's Angelica Alvarez Begins Term As First Latina On Highline School Board

Burien’s Angelica Alvarez began the first term for a Latina on the Highline School board this month after being elected in November and sworn into office in December. According to a press release: Alvarez... [Read more]