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Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

On Friday, Sept. 21, Highline Public Schools announced that they are starting the 2018-19 school year with 700 students fewer than projected, which means that – because the state funds school districts... [Read more]

REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: A new Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be held at Gregory Heights Elementary in collaboration with the Highline Council PTSA and the Highline Special Needs PTA... [Read more]

Highline Education Association reaches tentative agreement with school district

Highline Education Association reaches tentative agreement with school district

Late Monday afternoon, Aug. 27, Highline Public Schools announced that they reached a tentative agreement with the Highline Education Association (HEA). “This agreement honors the valuable work our... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Tutoring & Testing: Priceless Parent Workshops for School Success

Highline Tutoring & Testing: Priceless Parent Workshops for School Success

From new Advertiser Highline Tutoring and Testing Center: Attention all parents and Guardians: Highline Tutoring and Testing Center will be offering one-hour workshops regarding best practices for school... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools high schools will start later beginning this fall

Highline Public Schools high schools will start later beginning this fall

High school students at Highline Public Schools will be able to sleep in a bit later starting this fall, when classes are scheduled to start later. This change will also impact start times of middle and... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Hola and Ni Hao! WorldKids early learning immersion program comes to Burien

Hola and Ni Hao! WorldKids early learning immersion program comes to Burien

The award-winning WorldKids language immersion preschool program will soon open their sixth location at a convenient central Burien address. They are currently enrolling for their planned fall 2018 opening,... [Read more]

‘Meet and Greet’ with new Highline High Co-Principals will be Tuesday, June 5

‘Meet and Greet’ with new Highline High Co-Principals will be Tuesday, June 5

A ‘Meet and Greet’ for the public to meet Highline High School’s new Co-Principals is set for Tuesday, June 5, for 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the school cafeteria. Clint Sallee and Tremain Holloway will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Glendale Lutheran School holding Open House on Tuesday, May 15

Glendale Lutheran School holding Open House on Tuesday, May 15

From Advertiser Glendale Lutheran School: Glendale Lutheran School will be holding an Open House on Tuesday, May 15, from 5 – 7 p.m.: New families are welcome to our Open House! Teachers and staff... [Read more]

Residents, parents, students & staff participate in School Safety meeting

Residents, parents, students & staff participate in School Safety meeting

Photos by Scott Schaefer In response to recent incidents of school violence, Highline Public Schools on Thursday night (April 19) held a Community Meeting on School Safety at the Highline High... [Read more]

Third graders at Beverly Park Elementary put to test on dialing 9-1-1 Thursday

Third graders at Beverly Park Elementary put to test on dialing 9-1-1 Thursday

On Thursday, April 19, a third-grade class at Beverly Park Elementary in Burien celebrated National 9-1-1 Education Month by taking a course that may help them save a life. The course was a follow-up... [Read more]

Swastika and ‘KKK’ found painted on Highline High’s Spirit Rock Friday

Swastika and ‘KKK’ found painted on Highline High’s Spirit Rock Friday

On Friday morning (March 30), a swastika and ‘KKK’ were found painted on the Spirit Rock in front of Highline High School. Workers immediately painted over the offensive, racist symbols. “We... [Read more]

Explore dating in the digital age at Highline High’s ‘Subtext’ March 31

Explore dating in the digital age at Highline High’s ‘Subtext’ March 31

Explore hilarious vignettes about the awkwardness of dating in the digital age at Highline High School Drama’s ‘Subtext,’ with two performances on Saturday, March 31. General admission... [Read more]

How Highline Public Schools will respond if there’s a student walkout Mar. 14

How Highline Public Schools will respond if there’s a student walkout Mar. 14

On Tuesday (Feb. 27), Highline Public Schools issued the following statement about how it will respond if students participate in a walkout. A national school walkout is scheduled for March 14 to “protest... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ is this weekend

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘The Lion King Jr.’ is this weekend

REMINDER:St. Francis of Assisi School – in collaboration with Hi-Liners Musical Theatre – proudly presents a production of Disney’s ‘The Lion King JR.’ this Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools unveils its updated Strategic Plan

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools unveils its updated Strategic Plan

At its annual ‘State of Our Schools’ event on Wednesday, Feb. 21, Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield shared the next generation of the district’s strategic plan…

After reports of gunfire & lockdown, no active shooter at Highline College Friday

After reports of gunfire & lockdown, no active shooter at Highline College Friday

UPDATE: After reports of gunfire being heard just before 9 a.m. Friday morning (Feb. 16), and a lockdown on the Highline College campus, Des Moines Police reports that an initial investigation indicates... [Read more]

Three Highline Schools take home the Gold in HealthierUS Challenge

Three Highline Schools take home the Gold in HealthierUS Challenge

Some Highline schools are getting recognized for healthier eating and fitness – four schools earned awards in the HealthierUS Schools Challenge, three gold and one silver. The three schools receiving... [Read more]

Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 27

West Seattle Montessori School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 27

West Seattle Montessori School and Academy will be holding an Open House Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, from 1 – 3 p.m. WSMS&A will also be celebrating Academic Secretary Dolores Atwood’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28

St. Francis of Assisi School will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 28, from 11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. “The mission of St. Francis of Assisi School is to educate the whole person within a Christ-centered,... [Read more]

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Craving’ is Friday & Saturday at the PAC

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Craving’ is Friday & Saturday at the PAC

Highline High School Drama will be presenting ‘The Craving’ this Friday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Performing Arts Center. Here’s the synopsis: Screenwriter Terry Kyle Morris... [Read more]

Listening sessions planned for Highline College’s Presidential search

Listening sessions planned for Highline College’s Presidential search

As part of its presidential search process, Highline College trustees will hold several listening sessions to learn what community members are looking for in the college’s next leader. In July, Dr. Jack... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 2

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 2

Kennedy Catholic High School Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please join your Kennedy Catholic High School neighbors as they present their annual Arts... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi’s annual Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 18

St. Francis of Assisi’s annual Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, Nov. 18

Get your Christmas shopping done early with wonderful unique art, original handmade items, beautiful jewelry, and tasty treats (including the ever-popular Turkey Soup) at the St. Francis of Assisi School’s... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Superintendent responds to Respect WA hate mail

Highline Public Schools Superintendent responds to Respect WA hate mail

On Saturday, Oct. 28, Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield sent the following statement to all staff, regarding the controversial hate mail recently sent out by Respect Washington: Hello... [Read more]