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Highline Schools Foundation Executive Director Ashley Fosberg is moving on

Highline Schools Foundation Executive Director Ashley Fosberg is moving on

Ashley Fosberg, Executive Director for the Highline Schools Foundation since 2011, has announced that she is leaving the Foundation to accept a position as executive director of the Rave Foundation, the... [Read more]

Burien Brat Trot raises nearly $65,000 to help Highline Public Schools students

Burien Brat Trot raises nearly $65,000 to help Highline Public Schools students

Burien Brat Trot organizers announced Wednesday (Oc. 5) that thanks to sponsor support and community participation, last weekend’s fundraiser raised nearly $65,000!

PHOTOS/VIDEOS/RESULTS: Brat Trot shines under sunny skies Sunday

PHOTOS/VIDEOS/RESULTS: Brat Trot shines under sunny skies Sunday

Sunday’s (Oct. 2) 2016 Brat Trot 5K race was won by Burien resident Kelly MacKay, 30, with a time of 17:08: The top female finisher was Carmen Storer, with a time of 19:53: Tasha Rozsnyai (21:58)... [Read more]

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Online registration for the Brat Trot 5K Fundraiser ends Thursday, Sept. 29!

Have you registered for the Oct. 2 Burien Brat Trot yet? Online registration closes next Thursday, Sept. 29 at midnight: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE! The Burien Brat Trot is a flat and fast 5k and... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation increases maximum scholarship for Excel Grants

Highline Schools Foundation increases maximum scholarship for Excel Grants

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Monday (Sept. 29) that they are increasing the maximum amount awarded for an Excel Grant to $2,500. “The goal of the Excel Grant program is to fund innovative... [Read more]

Multi-family Garage Sale for Highline Schools Foundation will be Sat., Aug. 27

Multi-family Garage Sale for Highline Schools Foundation will be Sat., Aug. 27

A multi-family Garage Sale – to benefit the Highline Schools Foundation – will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Shinnyo-en Buddhist Temple. The Temple located at 519 S.... [Read more]

Brat Trot is NOT just a race – it’s an <i>experience</i>, returning Sunday, Oct. 2

Brat Trot is NOT just a race – it’s an experience, returning Sunday, Oct. 2

Burien’s annual Brat Trot – a fundraiser for the Highline Schools Foundation – is NOT just a race, it’s an experience and will be returning on Sunday, Oct. 2! Here’s more of what... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $120,000 in scholarships

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $120,000 in scholarships

2016 Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients, their families and scholarship funders gathered at the Puget Sound Skills Center for the second annual Scholarship Recognition Reception following... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients honored Wednesday night

Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients honored Wednesday night

The 2016 Highline Schools Foundation Scholarship recipients were honored at Wednesday night’s Highline Public Schools Board meeting at Bow Lake Elementary: Each student received a certificate of recognition... [Read more]

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

Please join Highline Schools Foundation trustees at The Tin Room Bar this Tuesday, May 3, from 4 – 8 p.m. for Taco Tuesday. The Foundation has partnered with Dan House again this year, and everyone... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

The first-ever ‘Tinship’ – a $6,000 scholarship funded by Burien’s Tin Room Bar & Theater – was recently awarded to Osmat Shamdeen, a senior at Mount Rainier High School: The... [Read more]

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at a ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at a ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6

You can help the Highline Schools Foundation at a special ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Paper Delights, located at 15215 21st Ave SW (across from St. Francis). “This... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual ‘Gold Star Awards’ nominees were announced on Tuesday, March 8, and will be presented at their annual BASH on Thursday, March 17. Each year,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Gold Star Awards will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac, from 7:30-9 a.m. “Be part of the celebration of... [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]

Highline Schools Foundation announces more college scholarships for 2016

Highline Schools Foundation announces more college scholarships for 2016

The Highline Schools Foundation announced this week that – thanks to generous donations from Sea-Tac Airport, Alaska Airlines, The Tin Room and others – there are more college scholarships available... [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]

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s 2016 Gold Star Awards Breakfast will be held Friday, April 15, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac. Go ALL IN! and Save the Date for... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $25,000 in grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards $25,000 in grants

After holding two of its largest public fundraisers – the Burien Brat Trot and the Oktoberfest Auction – Highline Schools Foundation will be distributing $25,000 in funds to schools…

Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest will be this Friday, Oct. 16

Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest will be this Friday, Oct. 16

Enjoy a merry German Beer Hall atmosphere with friends dressed to the nines in their Lederhosen (you can wear your jeans!) at the Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest this Friday, Oct. 16. Doors... [Read more]

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Scenes from a record-setting, sunny 2015 Burien Brat Trot

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Scenes from a record-setting, sunny 2015 Burien Brat Trot

Video above shows Burien Brat Trot winner Paul Yung, 24 (15:53) and second place winner Steven Colmus, 42 (16:05), crossing the finish line on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. With over 1,700 registered runners,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Thursday is the last day to register online for the Burien Brat Trot!

REMINDER: Thursday is the last day to register online for the Burien Brat Trot!

The B-Town Blog is proud to again be a Sponsor of the Brat Trot – we have been since it started in 2009 – a great, all-local grass roots fundraiser for the Highline Schools Foundation, which will... [Read more]

The Brat Trot will be this weekend – Pub Crawl Friday and 5K race Sunday

The Brat Trot will be this weekend – Pub Crawl Friday and 5K race Sunday

The 2015 Burien Brat Trot fundraiser is coming next weekend, starting with a Pub Crawl on Friday, Oct. 2, and ending with the big 5K race on Sunday, Oct. 4, so it’s time to register! This annual... [Read more]

Burien Brat Trot Pub Crawl will feature Manuela Horn on Friday, Oct. 2

Burien Brat Trot Pub Crawl will feature Manuela Horn on Friday, Oct. 2

Kick-off the 2015 Burien Brat Trot with the funnest fundraiser night around – the annual Pub Crawl – on Friday night, Oct. 2, this year featuring Manuela Horn, our area’s own ‘Yodeling... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation offers more grants to Teachers and Programs

Highline Schools Foundation offers more grants to Teachers and Programs

The Highline Schools Foundation announced more grants this year to Highline Public School teachers, including $10,000 to one school or program through their Impact Grant, funded in part by Alaska... [Read more]