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Community Conversation with Highline School Board President is Wednesday

Community Conversation with Highline School Board President is Wednesday

All are invited to join Highline School Board President Bernie Dorsey for a community conversation this Wednesday, Sept. 30, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Matt Griffin YMCA. “Our families and community... [Read more]

State to build Health Sciences Facility at Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center

State to build Health Sciences Facility at Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center

Washington State will fund construction of a new health sciences facility as part of Puget Sound Skills Center (PSSC), a Highline Public School located in Burien.  The $19.4 million project was approved... [Read more]

Spread the Word – Highline Public Schools starts September 3rd!

Spread the Word – Highline Public Schools starts September 3rd!

“Spread the Word – School Starts September 3rd!” (and Kindergartners start on September 9). The first day of school for Highline Public Schools will be Thursday, Sept. 3, for all students except... [Read more]

Westside School Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be Aug. 29

Westside School Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will be Aug. 29

Westside School will host the grand opening of its new campus on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in West Seattle’s Arbor Heights neighborhood. The Westside School community will gather... [Read more]

Second annual ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success Thursday

Second annual ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success Thursday

On Thursday (Aug. 6), the second annual ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ was held, where over 500 backpacks were distributed to students in need. Superintendent Susan Enfield was there to greet... [Read more]

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

Southwest King County Chamber awards $11,000 to Puget Sound Skills Center

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce recently awarded $11,000 to Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center, to help the school build a composites lab in their autobody tech program. Left to right:... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards scholarships to local grads

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center recently awarded $10,800 in scholarships to graduating seniors from Highline High School, the Evergreen Campus, Kennedy Catholic High School and Puget Sound Skills... [Read more]

Come celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Big Picture High School June 13

Come celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Big Picture High School June 13

To all Highline Big Picture students, graduates, families, mentors, and friends: It’s been ten years since the doors opened at our school! Come celebrate the milestone with us: WHEN: Saturday, June 13,... [Read more]

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School holding 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser on Sunday, June 7

Highline High School will be hosting a 5k Run/Walk around its campus on Sunday, June 7 to benefit Highline Athletics and Activities. Check in will begin at 9 a.m. at Highline Memorial Stadium, with the... [Read more]

Glendale Lutheran Evangelical Church’s Vacation Bible School starts June 29

Glendale Lutheran Evangelical Church’s Vacation Bible School starts June 29

Glendale Lutheran Evangelical Church’s Vacation Bible School will start June 29, and run through July 3. Here are the details: WHAT: Glendale Lutheran Evangelical Church’s Vacation Bible School WHEN:... [Read more]

SeaTac United Math Academy celebrates with year-end ceremony

SeaTac United Math Academy celebrates with year-end ceremony

  SeaTac United, a non-profit group that promotes personal skills development and cooperative partnerships for local students, will celebrate the conclusion of its 2014-2015 math academy with... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Filing for the Highline School Board is May 12 – 16’

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Filing for the Highline School Board is May 12 – 16’

[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:] Dear Editor: Filing for elected offices... [Read more]

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

West Seattle Montessori & Academy students sell scones to stop poaching

Last week, Advertiser West Seattle Montessori & Academy was up to something AWESOME – they sold scones during morning arrivals to support an anti-poaching program called BigLife. BigLife is a anti-poaching... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on aging facilities & crowding issues

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on aging facilities & crowding issues

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (April 23) that it is seeking input from the community on how to address the district’s need to build, repair, and renovate schools to meet educational needs,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Westside School holding Spring Pre-K Open House on April 25

Advertiser Westside School holding Spring Pre-K Open House on April 25

Advertiser Westside School will be hosting a Pre-K Spring Open House on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. until Noon. Pre-Kindergarten is the main entrance point for this NWAIS Accredited PK through 8th... [Read more]

CHOICE Academy & Highline Homeschool Center All Year Reunion is May 8

CHOICE Academy & Highline Homeschool Center All Year Reunion is May 8

Highline CHOICE Academy and Highline Homeschool Center will be holding an All Year Reunion on Friday, May 8, from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments and beverages will be provided at this free... [Read more]

LETTER (with Audio): School Superintendent & School Board Meetings

LETTER (with Audio): School Superintendent & School Board Meetings

[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:] Dear Editor, On March 26, Highline Schools... [Read more]

Workshops scheduled for potential school board candidates; Burien one is May 5

Workshops scheduled for potential school board candidates; Burien one is May 5

The Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA) announced that it will hold a series of 14 free workshops throughout Washington – including Tuesday, May 5 in Burien – to encourage... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces Gold Star Award nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces Gold Star Award 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. This... [Read more]

‘Monthly conversation’ meetings with school Superintendent start March 26

‘Monthly conversation’ meetings with school Superintendent start March 26

Families and community members are invited to join Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield for a series of monthly conversations at schools across the district, with the first set for Thursday,... [Read more]

Seahurst Elementary School to host District Math Competition May 8

Seahurst Elementary School to host District Math Competition May 8

Burien’s Seahurst Elementary School will be hosting its 2015 Elementary Math Bonanza on Friday, May 8, a math contest for students in grades four through eight. This will be their sixth year hosting... [Read more]

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens TONIGHT!

REMINDER: St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.” starting TONIGHT – Friday, Feb. 27 – as well as on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts... [Read more]

Bomb threat puts Highline High School into lockdown Friday morning

Bomb threat puts Highline High School into lockdown Friday morning

A bomb threat, which police say came from out of state, caused Burien’s Highline High School to go into lockdown mode Friday morning, Feb. 27. Deputies checked the school, and have given the “All... [Read more]

Are you a Senior high school student in Burien? Here’s a scholarship for you…

Are you a Senior high school student in Burien? Here’s a scholarship for you…

The City of Burien on Wednesday (Feb. 25) announced that applications are now open for a $1,250 scholarship, available to Senior high school students living within the city limits: The Association of... [Read more]

St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ runs Feb. 27–28

St. Francis of Assisi’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ runs Feb. 27–28

St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting “The Little Mermaid Jr.” on Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28, starting at 7 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 for Adults... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Highline Public Schools Levy passing, Bond failing

ELECTION RESULTS: Highline Public Schools Levy passing, Bond failing

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Feb. 10) Special Election were released at 8:04 p.m., and the early tallies show that the Highline School District Levy is passing with a 57.47% approval, while... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs Feb. 16–17 at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA

‘Winter Break Fun’ runs from Feb. 16 & 17, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Advertiser Matt Griffin YMCA in SeaTac. “Schools Out! Need plans for your child during the February Winter Break?... [Read more]