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PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Wrestlers take on Fife, Tyee, Evergreen & more

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Wrestlers take on Fife, Tyee, Evergreen & more

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

Grenade found near McMicken Heights Elementary School turns out to be dud

Grenade found near McMicken Heights Elementary School turns out to be dud

From our sister site The SeaTac Blog: Police say a grenade was found in the white box just left of a traffic cone on the sidewalk in the center of the photo. A grenade was found in a box near McMicken... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

The Highline Schools Foundation awarded $80,472 through 112 classroom grants this Fall. Because of events like the Burien Brat Trot and Oktoberfest, and the generosity of our community, the Foundation... [Read more]

Health Sciences & Human Services High Grad Christian Tautua is a #HighlineAlum

Health Sciences & Human Services High Grad Christian Tautua is a #HighlineAlum

Highline Public Schools graduate turned teacher Christian Tautua – a 2009 Health Sciences & Human Services High School (HS3) grad – is being showcased in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s 2016 Gold Star Awards Breakfast will be held Friday, April 15, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac. Go ALL IN! and Save the Date for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Explorer West Middle School holding Open House this Saturday

Advertiser Explorer West Middle School holding Open House this Saturday

Advertiser Explorer West Middle School will be holding an Open House this Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m., and all are invited. An Independent Middle School in West Seattle for students in grades 6-8 Explorer... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools invites community to help prioritize citizen ideas

Highline Public Schools invites community to help prioritize citizen ideas

Last month, over 700 citizens provided input in a three-part process using Highline Public School’s anonymous survey tool called ThoughtExchange.  In the second phase – called Star – the community... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $25,000 in grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards $25,000 in grants

After holding two of its largest public fundraisers – the Burien Brat Trot and the Oktoberfest Auction – Highline Schools Foundation will be distributing $25,000 in funds to schools…

Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori Open House, Meet & Greet will be Thursday, Nov. 5

West Seattle Montessori Open House, Meet & Greet will be Thursday, Nov. 5

Longtime Advertiser West Seattle Montessori School & Academy is celebrating 30 years of teaching. “In celebration, we are hosting an Open House Thursday, November 5, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Little Lancers Trick Or Treating’ will be Friday at Kennedy Catholic High School

‘Little Lancers Trick Or Treating’ will be Friday at Kennedy Catholic High School

The annual ‘Little Lancers Trick Or Treating’ event will be this Friday, Oct. 30, from 3 – 4 p.m. at Advertiser Kennedy Catholic High School. “Join us for our annual Trick or Treating... [Read more]

Discover Burien is ‘Making Burien Awesome’ with new Student Scholarship

Discover Burien is ‘Making Burien Awesome’ with new Student Scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of its members, and an organizational partnership with the Burien/White Center Rotary Club, Discover Burien announced that it has established a new scholarship to help students... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Service Trip shapes student’s global view; dump visit a moving experience

Service Trip shapes student’s global view; dump visit a moving experience

Advertiser Kennedy Catholic High School pursues numerous service learning experiences through the year – read on to learn more about the dramatic impact of a recent journey to Guatemala on student’s... [Read more]

VIDEO/AUDIO: Spear vs Burdine in our Highline School Board Candidate Forum

VIDEO/AUDIO: Spear vs Burdine in our Highline School Board Candidate Forum

As a bonus to our final 2015 Candidate Forum held Tuesday night, Oct. 13, we pitted current Highline School Board member Michael Spear against challenger John Burdine…

REMINDER: No school for Highline Public School students this Friday, Oct. 9

REMINDER: No school for Highline Public School students this Friday, Oct. 9

REMINDER: There is no school for Highline Public School students this Friday, Oct. 9. The district says that the day will instead serve as a statewide training day for teachers. “We’ll look forward... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools invites residents to share their thoughts about schools

Highline Public Schools invites residents to share their thoughts about schools

Highline Public Schools is launching a new way for the community to share what is on their minds – a new online, two-way conversation called ThoughtExchange. Community members are invited to share... [Read more]

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]