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Highline Schools Foundation awards over $122,000 in grants to teachers, staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $122,000 in grants to teachers, staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced that they have awarded over $122,000 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools. The foundation’s grant program supports classroom... [Read more]

Boeing injects $240,000 grant into Bloodworks Northwest

Boeing injects $240,000 grant into Bloodworks Northwest

Seattle-based Bloodworks Northwest announced on Wednesday (Dec. 12) that it has received a $240,000 grant from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound. This grant will help Bloodworks provide... [Read more]

King County Library System Foundation gets $80,000 grant for STEAM

King County Library System Foundation gets $80,000 grant for STEAM

The King County Library System Foundation (KCLSF) was recently awarded an $80,000 grant from the Boeing Company to help the King County Library System expand STEAM education (Science, Technology, Engineering,... [Read more]

Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced Wednesday, Sept. 12 that it has awarded a record-breaking... [Read more]

City of Burien holding Community Meeting on Budget on Tuesday, Oct. 23

City of Burien holding Community Meeting on Budget on Tuesday, Oct. 23

The City of Burien will be holding a Community Meeting on its Budget on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Southern Heights Elementary School. This free, open meeting will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. “The community... [Read more]

Burien Pride Scholarship Fund now accepting Applicants

Burien Pride Scholarship Fund now accepting Applicants

The Burien Pride Scholarship Committee is officially accepting applications for their first endowment. The 2018/2019 application is available online as well as in person at the Discover Burien office... [Read more]

Deadline extended for ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program

Deadline extended for ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program

Discover Burien has extended the deadline for its 2018 “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship program, with a new deadline of June 1, 2018. The ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program... [Read more]

City of Burien seeking applicants for around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grants

City of Burien seeking applicants for around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grants

Do you provide arts, culture, or heritage programming for the Burien community? Or are you an artist interested in bringing a new or innovative arts experience to the City of Burien? Burien Arts &... [Read more]

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

A new study found Highline College alumni and operations added $631.5 million to the King County economy during the 2014–15 fiscal year, the school announced Wednesday, Feb. 22: The added income translated... [Read more]

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

4Culture offering grant money for creative projects; deadlines are March 1 & 8

The Three Yells present Giselle Deconstruct. Photo by Tim Summers. 4Culture – King County’s cultural funding agency – is currently offering grants to support projects for individuals and groups... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

In 2017, Highline Schools Foundation announced that it will award $166,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in Highline Public Schools. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2017. The Highline Schools... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools takes first step toward new schools & safety upgrades

Highline Public Schools takes first step toward new schools & safety upgrades

Highline voters approved the sale of $299 million in school construction bonds last November, and on Wednesday, Jan. 11, the first set of bonds was sold. The bond was passed with a 67% majority Nov. 8... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $100,000 to teachers and staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $100,000 to teachers and staff

On Wednesday, Dec. 14, the Highline Schools Foundation announced they awarded $100,865 through Excel Grants, along with $10,000 through the annual Impact Grant to teachers and staff in support of Highline... [Read more]

Applications for South King County Small Grants accepted starting Dec. 1

Applications for South King County Small Grants accepted starting Dec. 1

A small grant application is available beginning Dec. 1st, to be submitted on or before Jan. 20, for small capital projects that encourage active transportation (bicycling or walking) or transit... [Read more]

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Capital Facilities Advisory Committee recommends Bond to build new schools

Thirty-nine Highline parents, students, and community members spent the last 10 months studying and deliberating about the need to improve or replace schools in Highline, and this week they recommended... [Read more]

Around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grant funding now available from City of Burien

Around $20,000 in Arts & Culture grant funding now available from City of Burien

Approximately $20,000 in grant funding for Arts & Culture projects is now available to individuals, groups and organizations that provide arts and cultural enrichment to the residents of Burien. The... [Read more]

Moody’s upgrades City of Burien’s credit rating to Aa3

Moody’s upgrades City of Burien’s credit rating to Aa3

Late last week, Moody’s Investor Services released a report upgrading the City of Burien’s credit rating from A1 to Aa3. The upgrade was given “due to the City’s robust reserves, strong liquidity,... [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]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra receives $10,000 ‘Challenge America’ NEA grant

Northwest Symphony Orchestra receives $10,000 ‘Challenge America’ NEA grant

Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra recently received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), as part of the NEA’s 2016 ‘Challenge America’ award. In its... [Read more]