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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]

Sponsored Post Kennedy Catholic High School holding Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 1

Kennedy Catholic High School holding Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 1

Kennedy Catholic High School – Be a Lancer! Student Profile: Santpartap Bual ‘17 Franklin University, Switzerland Senior Class Secretary, Spanish Honor Society President, Human Relations Club President,... [Read more]

Highline High School celebrating final homecoming in current building this week

Highline High School celebrating final homecoming in current building this week

“The minute you come here, you’re already part of the fabric. If you’re a Pirate, you’re part of a big family and that family has history.” Highline High School’s final... [Read more]

LETTER: Rose Clark responds to concerns about Highline High’s façade

LETTER: Rose Clark responds to concerns about Highline High’s façade

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] I am Rose Clark. In 2015 and 2016 I had... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking public’s input to update Strategic Plan

Highline Public Schools seeking public’s input to update Strategic Plan

How can schools support the social and emotional well-being of students? Highline Public Schools is asking for the public’s ideas in an online conversation, which started Oct. 9. Input will be used... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Open House for Seattle Lutheran High School will be Thursday, Oct. 26

Open House for Seattle Lutheran High School will be Thursday, Oct. 26

An Open House for Seattle Lutheran High School will be held on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Seattle Lutheran High School has a unique and successful approach to education. Join us for our Open... [Read more]

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

Get the scoop on Highline High’s façade straight from architects Oct. 19

The public is invited to ‘get the scoop’ on Highline High School’s façade straight from the architects at an ‘Ask the Architects’ community meeting on Thursday, Oct. 19. This... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Superintendent’s Student Leadership Team

Volunteers needed for Superintendent’s Student Leadership Team

Highline Public Schools is seeking Volunteer students from district high schools for a new student committee that will give their views on district-level decisions. The ‘Superintendent’s Student... [Read more]

Rummage/Garage Sale fundraiser for Hazel Valley Elementary will be Saturday

Rummage/Garage Sale fundraiser for Hazel Valley Elementary will be Saturday

A Rummage/Garage Sale to benefit Hazel Valley Elementary School will be held this Saturday, Aug. 19, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Highline United Methodist Church, 13015 1st Ave S, Burien (map below). Lots... [Read more]

Tensions remain high at Highline High over ‘Spirit Rock’; public meeting Thurs.

Tensions remain high at Highline High over ‘Spirit Rock’; public meeting Thurs.

An all-school assembly was held at Highline High School Monday morning, June 12, to address increased tensions since a gay pride message on the ‘Spirit Rock’ on the school’s front lawn... [Read more]

Fake weapon, contraband found on two students at Highline High Wednesday

Fake weapon, contraband found on two students at Highline High Wednesday

Two students were found to be in possession of a fake weapon and other contraband at Highline High School on Wednesday, May 24, according to Principal Vicki Fisher. Initial reports of a student with a... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools receives $50K grant to strengthen its AP program

Highline Public Schools receives $50K grant to strengthen its AP program

The College Spark Community Grants Program is awarding $50,000 to Highline Public Schools to strengthen its Advanced Placement (AP) program, the district announced Thursday, May 18. The grant will help... [Read more]

See two proposed new Highline Public Schools at upcoming community meetings

See two proposed new Highline Public Schools at upcoming community meetings

An architect from Integrus presents an update on design progress at a meeting of the design review committee for the new middle school at Glacier. Design review committee members provide feedback on early... [Read more]

Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander Junior, Mt. Rainier High School The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Gregory Heights Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty... [Read more]

A preschool in a retirement home? 4-year olds go to school at Wesley Homes

A preschool in a retirement home? 4-year olds go to school at Wesley Homes

Four days a week, a group of four-year-olds attend a new preschool located on the 45-acre Wesley Homes campus in Des Moines. The Montessori classroom supports student learning through self-directed activity,... [Read more]

With a little help, Sylvester Middle School students build new rain garden

With a little help, Sylvester Middle School students build new rain garden

With a little help from the Sounders FC and volunteers, on Wednesday (April 19), Sylvester Middle School students got to see their new rain garden in action. The City of Burien, Washington Green Schools,... [Read more]

Update on the Broadcast Communications program at Puget Sound Skills Center

Update on the Broadcast Communications program at Puget Sound Skills Center

EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves as a Volunteer on the Advisory Board to this program: The Broadcast Communications (BComm) program at Puget Sound Skills Center... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding meeting on graduation requirements tonight

Highline Public Schools holding meeting on graduation requirements tonight

Highline Public Schools will be holding a series of public meetings about upcoming changes in graduation requirements, with the first to be held this evening – Monday, March 20 – starting at 6 p.m.... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares top thoughts from community conversations

Highline Public Schools shares top thoughts from community conversations

Highline Public Schools recently released the top results from their online community conversation about what the district is doing well and where it can improve.  In January, nearly 700 people contributed... [Read more]

Student hit, injured by car in front of Highline High School Monday morning

Student hit, injured by car in front of Highline High School Monday morning

A student was hit by a car and injured while crossing S. 152nd Street near Highline High School Monday morning, March 6. According to Catherine Carbone Rogers of Highline Public Schools, the student was... [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]