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Sponsored Post John Knox Community Preschool has openings!

John Knox Community Preschool has openings!

Preschool is a place for growing, learning, curiosity, discovery and play. John Knox Community Preschool provides all that in a safe and nurturing environment. The outdoor playground features climbing,... [Read more]

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

A “Back-to-School Fair” was held at Steven J. Underwood Park in Des Moines on Thursday, Aug. 7, where some 500 free backpacks were given out to local, low-income students. The backpacks were filled... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Students at St. Francis of Assisi School enjoy a spirited ‘Field Day’

PHOTOS: Students at St. Francis of Assisi School enjoy a spirited ‘Field Day’

Story & Photos by Robbie Howell On Friday, May 16, the students of St. Francis of Assisi School passionately delivered a lasting memory of a spirited “Field Day.” The students divided into “Family... [Read more]

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]

Highline Special Needs PTA holding monthly meeting this Thursday, Jan. 30

Highline Special Needs PTA holding monthly meeting this Thursday, Jan. 30

The Highline Special Needs PTA will have their monthly meeting this Thursday, Jan. 30, starting at 6:30 p.m. at ERAC, 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien…

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 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]

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 High School Class of 2003 10-year Reunion will be Saturday, Oct. 5

Highline High School Class of 2003 10-year Reunion will be Saturday, Oct. 5

Organizers of the Highline High School Class of 2003 want us to alert our Readers that they’re holding a 10-year reunion at Marvista Park on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 1 – 5 p.m. “Ladies and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes

Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes

Are you looking for a great place to enroll your child in preschool this fall? Advertiser Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes (1-4 year olds). In 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]

City teams up with Highline School District for new after-school programs

City teams up with Highline School District for new after-school programs

The Burien City Council has agreed to a proposal by the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services (PaRCS) Department that will provide two new after-school programs in partnership with Highline Public... [Read more]

Families needed to host international students for Green Planet Homestay

Families needed to host international students for Green Planet Homestay

Local families are needed to host international students. “Join Green Planet Homestay and Seattle Lutheran High School in increasing global awareness by hosting an international student!” reads... [Read more]

Highline School Board considering 2014 Bond to replace aging schools

Highline School Board considering 2014 Bond to replace aging schools

With construction completed on 14 schools resulting from bonds approved by voters, the Highline School Board announced Monday (June 10) that it is considering another bond next spring to continue replacing... [Read more]

Highline School District may sell ‘surplus’ property to Burien; hearing is June 26

Highline School District may sell ‘surplus’ property to Burien; hearing is June 26

The Highline School District announced Thursday (May 30) that it is considering selling a ‘surplus’ property to the City of Burien, and will be holding a public hearing starting at 6 p.m. on... [Read more]

‘Capital Culturel Europeen’ seeking local host families for French students

‘Capital Culturel Europeen’ seeking local host families for French students

Capital Culturel Europeen (CCE) is seeking local host families for students for the last three weeks of July 2013. “One student has already been placed with a family who loved their experience last... [Read more]

Normandy Park Preschool Rummage and Bake Sale will be April 26-27

Normandy Park Preschool Rummage and Bake Sale will be April 26-27

The parents association for Normandy Park Preschool will be holding a Rummage and Bake Sale the weekend of April 26 and 27 to benefit the school at the Normandy Park City Hall, which is located at 801... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s ‘Guys and Dolls’ Runs Thurs.–Sun.

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s ‘Guys and Dolls’ Runs Thurs.–Sun.

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High School’s production of “Guys and Dolls” will be this weekend – Thursday through Sunday – at Highline Performing Arts Center. On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday,... [Read more]

8th Grade Student Shot While Walking Home from St. Francis School Monday

8th Grade Student Shot While Walking Home from St. Francis School Monday

An 8th grade female student of Burien’s St. Francis of Assisi School was shot while walking home from school in the 16600 block of 21st Ave SW (map below) Monday afternoon, March 18. The student,... [Read more]

Singapore Math Expert Dr. Yeap Ban Har to Train Highline School District Teachers

Singapore Math Expert Dr. Yeap Ban Har to Train Highline School District Teachers

The Highline School District announced that Dr. Yeap Ban Har, a worldwide consultant in math education, is in the area this week to provide professional development to teachers and principals. Dr. Ban... [Read more]

Highline Schools’ Super Dr. Susan Enfield Seeks Full-time Kindergartens

Highline Schools’ Super Dr. Susan Enfield Seeks Full-time Kindergartens

Highline School District superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield says she hopes to see the district have full-time paid kindergarten for all beginning students and for the Legislature to find a way…

Two Highline Schools Named State ‘Reward Schools’

Two Highline Schools Named State ‘Reward Schools’

Southern Heights Elementary School and Health Sciences and Human Services High School (HS3) were named “Reward Schools” by state schools superintendent Randy Dorn this week. “Reward Schools”... [Read more]

Second Annual St. Philomena School Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser is Feb. 23

Second Annual St. Philomena School Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser is Feb. 23

The second annual St. Philomena School Spaghetti Dinner Benefiting Fragile Families will be held Saturday, Feb. 23 starting at 6 p.m. “Let the wishing begin!” reads an announcement. “Join... [Read more]

School District Asking Community to ‘Imagine Highline’ at Two Public Forums

School District Asking Community to ‘Imagine Highline’ at Two Public Forums

The Highline School District is seeking “parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the school district … to imagine what Highline can be and set lofty goals for our schools... [Read more]