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Highline Schools Foundation to award over $60,000 in grants this fall

Highline Schools Foundation to award over $60,000 in grants this fall

With two of its largest public fundraisers recently completed – the Burien Brat Trot and the Oktoberfest Auction – the Highline Schools Foundation is now making plans to distribute the funds the organization... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Oktoberfest event will be Saturday, Oct. 18

Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Oktoberfest event will be Saturday, Oct. 18

On Saturday, Oct. 18, the Highline Schools Foundation will present its annual Oktoberfest Dinner, Dance and Auction at Normandy Park Cove. “We aim to make this event affordable, casual, and all... [Read more]

Brat Trot raises over $66,000 for Highline Schools Foundation – a record!

Brat Trot raises over $66,000 for Highline Schools Foundation – a record!

Burien Brat Trot organizers announced Thursday (Oct. 9) that the expected income for last Sunday’s epic community event will be over $66,000 – the most ever in the 6-year history of the race! The B-Town... [Read more]

Under perfect skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year Sunday

Under perfect skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year Sunday

Under perfect, blue skies, the 2014 Burien Brat Trot sprinted to a record year on Sunday, Oct. 5, with 893 of 1,654 registered runners finishing the race. The 5K race was won by 17-year old Mason Gionet,... [Read more]

Thursday is the last day to register online for Sunday’s Brat Trot!

Thursday is the last day to register online for Sunday’s Brat Trot!

Thursday, Oct. 2 is the last day register online for either Sunday’s annual Brat Trot 5K or one-mile race, and you can register here. Both courses begin at the corner of 10th Ave SW and SW 152nd... [Read more]

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is Friday night, Oct. 3!

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is Friday night, Oct. 3!

The Brat Trot Pub Crawl is just one week away – Friday night, Oct. 3! “This is the best way to kick of Brat Trot weekend!” reads an announcement. It all starts at the Tin Room Bar (923 SW... [Read more]

Sponsors kick-off the 2014 Burien Brat Trot at Tin Room Bar & Theater

Sponsors kick-off the 2014 Burien Brat Trot at Tin Room Bar & Theater

A kick-off party was recently held at the Tin Room Bar for Sponsors of this year’s Brat Trot – coming up Sunday, Oct. 5 – with this year looking to be perhaps the best one yet…

SAVE THE DATE: The 2014 Burien Brat Trot will be Sunday, Oct. 5!

SAVE THE DATE: The 2014 Burien Brat Trot will be Sunday, Oct. 5!

A sea of runners make their way up 10th Ave SW at the 2013 Brat Trot. Photo by Michael Brunk. The Burien Brat Trot is BACK…and the 2014 version will be another Bavarian-style BLAST on Sunday, Oct. 5! The... [Read more]

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

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

The Highline Schools Foundation announced that it will again offer $10,000 to one school or program in Highline Public Schools this fall through their 2nd annual Impact Grant—created as an effort to... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $83,000 to 2014 scholarship winners

Highline Schools Foundation awards $83,000 to 2014 scholarship winners

The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded $83,000 in scholarships to graduating students in Highline Public Schools. The six students receiving scholarships in 2014 were honored at last night’s... [Read more]

Project PROMise helps Highline Students find Dress of their Dreams

Project PROMise helps Highline Students find Dress of their Dreams

The Highline School District serves roughly 19,000 students in Burien, SeaTac, Normandy Park, Des Moines and White Center. Nearly 75% of those students qualify for free or reduced lunch based on their... [Read more]

Hilltop Elementary School receives grant from Highline Schools Foundation

Hilltop Elementary School receives grant from Highline Schools Foundation

Hilltop Elementary School received a $1,000 grant from the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence to buy hard cover non-fiction books for their library.. This grant was matched by Usborne Books for... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast raises over $92,000

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast raises over $92,000

Last Friday morning (April 18), 230 people gathered at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac to support the Highline Schools Foundation at its annual Gold Star Awards Breakfast…

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2014 Gold Star Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2014 Gold Star Nominees

And the Nominees Are… Each year the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, District employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards.... [Read more]

Nominations now open for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards

Nominations now open for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards

Nominations are now open for the Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Gold Star Awards, which will include both a Breakfast and Bash. This year’s theme is “We Are Highline,” which “celebrates... [Read more]

Help send local girls to their prom in style with Project PROMise

Help send local girls to their prom in style with Project PROMise

Project PROMise™ is the Highline Schools Foundation’s outreach program in which new and gently used formal dresses are collected from our community and given to local students in need…

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 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]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $10,000 Impact Grant Winner

Highline Schools Foundation awards $10,000 Impact Grant Winner

Global Connections High School’s new “Positive Behavior Student Advisory Council” program is the winner of Highline Schools Foundation’s first annual Impact Grant, and will receive $10,000 from the Foundation…

REMINDER: Help Highline Schools Foundation – rock out Saturday night!

REMINDER: Help Highline Schools Foundation – rock out Saturday night!

Local boy – and King County Prosecutor – Dan Satterberg and his band will rock you out for a good cause this Saturday night, Nov. 9. The Approximations & the Highline High School Class of 1978... [Read more]

Help the Highline Schools Foundation – rock out to ‘School House Rocks’ Nov. 9

Help the Highline Schools Foundation – rock out to ‘School House Rocks’ Nov. 9

Local boy – and King County Prosecutor – Dan Satterberg and his band will rock you out for a good cause Nov. 9. The Approximations & the Highline High School Class of 1978 will be presenting SCHOOL... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Ocktoberfest will be this Saturday, Oct. 19

Highline Schools Foundation’s Ocktoberfest will be this Saturday, Oct. 19

The Highline Schools Foundation’s 8th Annual Oktoberfest Dinner, Dance & Auction will be this Saturday, Oct. 19 from 5:30 – 11 p.m. at the Normandy Park Cove. “Come for the party –... [Read more]

2013 Burien Brat Trot sets records, expected to raise over $61,000!

2013 Burien Brat Trot sets records, expected to raise over $61,000!

Photo by Michael Brunk. Burien Brat Trot Organizers announced Thursday (Oct. 10) that the expected income for last Sunday’s epic community event – which set many records – is over $61,000! “We... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Friday, Oct. 4 is the Burien Brat Trot Pub Crawl

SAVE THE DATE: Friday, Oct. 4 is the Burien Brat Trot Pub Crawl

SAVE THE DATE: Two weeks from tonight – Friday, Oct. 4 – will be the Burien Brat Trot Pub Crawl, a fundraiser for our friends at the Highline Schools Foundation. Cost is $10 per person, and all are... [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]

Over 2,000 free backpacks given away at SeaTac Back to School Fair Thursday

Over 2,000 free backpacks given away at SeaTac Back to School Fair Thursday

Over 2,000 FREE backpacks filled with 
school supplies were given away to kids on Thursday (Aug. 15) during the City of SeaTac’s 7th annual Back to School Fair held at Valley Ridge Park. This annual... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new ‘Light and Love’ Scholarship

Highline Schools Foundation announces new ‘Light and Love’ Scholarship

Today – Wednesday, Aug. 14 – Dominick Curtis Pappas would have celebrated his birthday and would be happily looking forward to graduating next summer from Highline Public Schools. Sadly, though, young... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

Highline Schools Foundation awards 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

On Wednesday night (June 5), the Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (STIA) Scholarship for 2013: This scholarship is a needs-based scholarship... [Read more]