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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]

Learn Compassion at ‘Rachel’s Challenge’ Assembly at St. Francis School Monday

Learn Compassion at ‘Rachel’s Challenge’ Assembly at St. Francis School Monday

Burien’s St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting an assembly on Monday, Jan. 28 called “Rachel’s Challenge.” “Rachel’s Challenge exists to equip and inspire individuals... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School Holding Open House Sunday, Jan. 27

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School Holding Open House Sunday, Jan. 27

Thriving, compassionate, self-motivated individuals: are you looking for a nearby school which can nurture each child to his or her potential? BTB Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Bridge School Coop Elementary Holding Open House on Jan. 30

Bridge School Coop Elementary Holding Open House on Jan. 30

The Bridge School Cooperative Elementary – located in the Normandy Park Town Center – will be holding an Open House on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. “During the Open House... [Read more]

Area Resident Has Bad Encounter with Dangerous Pit Bull in Shorewood

Area Resident Has Bad Encounter with Dangerous Pit Bull in Shorewood

Area resident Lynne Crockett reported the following about a dog-on-dog attack near the intersection of 26th SW and SW 106th – which it *not* in Burien’s city limits (see map below) – on the Shorewood... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Bernadette Parish School Holding Open Houses on Jan. 27 & Jan. 30

St. Bernadette Parish School Holding Open Houses on Jan. 27 & Jan. 30

Burien’s St. Bernadette Parish School will be holding two free Open House events, open to the public: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Sunday, Jan. 27 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: Wednesday, Jan. 30 “The... [Read more]

Contrary to Report, Highline Schools Has ‘No Proposal’ to Disarm Guards

Contrary to Report, Highline Schools Has ‘No Proposal’ to Disarm Guards

by Jack Mayne There is no plan for the Highline Public School District to disarm its security officers or police “resource officers,” contrary to a KOMO television report broadcast Monday (Jan. 7). “Basically,... [Read more]

Learn How to Pay for College at Local ‘College Goal Sunday’ Events

Learn How to Pay for College at Local ‘College Goal Sunday’ Events

‘College Goal Sunday Washington’ aims to reduce the barriers students face in paying for college, and three upcoming local events – including Tuesday, Jan. 8 at Highline High School – will... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Three Tree Montessori Holding Winter Fest this Friday & Saturday

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori Holding Winter Fest this Friday & Saturday

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School will be holding a Winter Fest fundraiser this Friday and Saturday, with all proceeds going to their Upper Elementary School’s educational “going out” trip to Germany…

Highline Public Schools Refinances Bonds, Saving Nearly $12 Million

Highline Public Schools Refinances Bonds, Saving Nearly $12 Million

Highline Public Schools announced Tuesday (Nov. 27) that they have refinanced a portion of the District’s outstanding capital bonds, taking advantage of a 40-year low in interest rates. “By reducing... [Read more]

St. Francis of Assisi’s Annual Holiday Bazaar is this Saturday, Nov. 17

St. Francis of Assisi’s Annual Holiday Bazaar is this Saturday, Nov. 17

St. Francis of Assisi’s Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 17. “Discover unique art, original handmade items, dazzling gems, culinary delights and... [Read more]

Para Los Niños Holding Fundraiser Dinner this Saturday, Nov. 10

Para Los Niños Holding Fundraiser Dinner this Saturday, Nov. 10

Burien’s Para Los Niños will be holding a fundraiser dinner this Saturday, Nov. 10 at Burien Little Theater, located at 425 SW 144th Street…

Sponsored Post EuropaKids International Preschool Holding Open House Nov. 3 and Nov. 10

EuropaKids International Preschool Holding Open House Nov. 3 and Nov. 10

Ni hao! Hola! Guten Tag! EuropaKids International Preschool is celebrating its 7th year in West Seattle/Burien and we have two Open Houses coming up: Saturday, Nov. 3: 10 a.m. – Noon Saturday, Nov.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post New Advertiser Joyful Noise Christian Preschool is Now Open for Enrollment

New Advertiser Joyful Noise Christian Preschool is Now Open for Enrollment

Please welcome our latest Advertiser – Joyful Noise Christian Preschool – now open for enrollment! As we do with all our Advertisers, we’re offering Joyful Noise a chance to share their message... [Read more]

PHOTO: Highline Schools’ New Super Waits for Bus on 1st Day of School

PHOTO: Highline Schools’ New Super Waits for Bus on 1st Day of School

Today – Thursday, Aug. 30 – is the first day of classes for the Highline School District, and to celebrate, new Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield rode a bus with kids to White Center Heights Elementary... [Read more]

Highline School District Scores Improve in Every Grade on State Math Exams

Highline School District Scores Improve in Every Grade on State Math Exams

The Highline School District announced Wednesday (Aug. 29) that its schools made significant progress on state standardized tests in 2012, especially on math exams, where scores are up across the board. “These... [Read more]

Highline High School Class of ’92 Holding 20-Year Reunion this Weekend

Highline High School Class of ’92 Holding 20-Year Reunion this Weekend

Highline High School’s Class of 1992 will be holding its 20-year reunion this coming weekend with events in Burien and Seattle. Here are the specifics: Friday Night, July 20: 80’s Rock and... [Read more]

Cedarhurst Elementary Students Dominate in State Art and Essay Contest

Cedarhurst Elementary Students Dominate in State Art and Essay Contest

Three students from Burien’s Cedarhurst Elementary School were Top 10 finalists in the Bridging Futures competition sponsored by the Washington Department of Transportation. Original art by students... [Read more]

Aviation High School Senior Drew Hidalgo Appointed to West Point

Aviation High School Senior Drew Hidalgo Appointed to West Point

Drew Hidalgo The Highline School District announced that Aviation High School senior Drew Hidalgo has been appointed to attend West Point Military Academy, where he intends to pursue studies in behavioral... [Read more]

Schools Superintendent Candidate Engle Says Digital Education is Key

Schools Superintendent Candidate Engle Says Digital Education is Key

Dr. David Engle by Jack Mayne Dr. David Engle, a candidate for superintendent of the Highline School District, says keeping the schools moving forward on an established forward track while financing was... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Three Tree Montessori To Hold Open House Saturday, Nov. 19th

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori To Hold Open House Saturday, Nov. 19th

BTB Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites parents and kids to their Open House on Saturday, Nov. 19th, from 10 a.m. – Noon. Three Tree Montessori School is located in Burien at 220 SW 160th,... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Curiosity Corner School Moving To New Location After 13 Years

B-TOWN BIZ: Curiosity Corner School Moving To New Location After 13 Years

Longtime Burien non-profit Curiosity Corner School will be moving into a new location after spending 13 years next to the Goodwill on SW 128th. The new location is in the complex known as “Time Square.”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori & West Seattle Academy Introduce 3 New Faculty Members

West Seattle Montessori & West Seattle Academy Introduce 3 New Faculty Members

Friend of the Blog and Advertiser West Seattle Montessori School and West Seattle Academy have a lot of new things happening as the 2011-2012 school year gets underway. Let’s let the schools’ Tara... [Read more]

Port Of Seattle Donates Fire Truck To Puget Sound Skills Center Tuesday

Port Of Seattle Donates Fire Truck To Puget Sound Skills Center Tuesday

Tuesday morning (Sept. 6), the Port of Seattle donated retired fire truck #713 to the Puget Sound Skills Center at a ceremony at the school’s campus in Burien…

PHOTO: First Day Of School For Highline Public Schools Students

PHOTO: First Day Of School For Highline Public Schools Students

Thursday (Sept. 1) is the first day of school for Highline Public Schools, and usually we post a photo of excited young kids crowded in front of school, lining up with their friends, getting ready to start... [Read more]

‘Odyssey: The Essential School’ Will Open To Students In Grades 9-12 Next Year

‘Odyssey: The Essential School’ Will Open To Students In Grades 9-12 Next Year

Beginning this fall, ‘Odyssey: The Essential School’ will be open to all students from throughout the Highline School District in grades 9 – 12. To prepare for this, they will be holding... [Read more]