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REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

Help celebrate Student Art Month at May’s B-Town Beat, which is partnering with Highline Public Schools and Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services for a Student Music and Art Walk this... [Read more]

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

Please join Highline Schools Foundation trustees at The Tin Room Bar this Tuesday, May 3, from 4 – 8 p.m. for Taco Tuesday. The Foundation has partnered with Dan House again this year, and everyone... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SAVE THE DATE: St. Francis of Assisi’s All-School Reunion will be Sun., May 15

SAVE THE DATE: St. Francis of Assisi’s All-School Reunion will be Sun., May 15

St. Francis of Assisi is hosting an ALL SCHOOL REUNION on Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., following the 10 a.m. mass.  All alum are invited for a stroll down memory lane, refreshments,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

[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]

Seattle Sounders FC Player Darwin Jones featured as April #HighlineAlum

Seattle Sounders FC Player Darwin Jones featured as April #HighlineAlum

Seattle Sounders FC forward Darwin Jones – who went to school in the Highline area – is featured in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media campaign. Jones is a 2010 graduate of Mount Rainier High... [Read more]

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

First-ever ‘Tinship’ scholarship awarded to Osmat Shamdeen of Mt. Rainier High

The first-ever ‘Tinship’ – a $6,000 scholarship funded by Burien’s Tin Room Bar & Theater – was recently awarded to Osmat Shamdeen, a senior at Mount Rainier High School: The... [Read more]

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at a ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6

Help the Highline Schools Foundation at a ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6

You can help the Highline Schools Foundation at a special ‘Shopping Party’ on Friday, May 6, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Paper Delights, located at 15215 21st Ave SW (across from St. Francis). “This... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates tennis, soccer, baseball & track

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates tennis, soccer, baseball & track

[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]

Next Highline Public Schools Bond will be ‘Community Driven’ according to district

Next Highline Public Schools Bond will be ‘Community Driven’ according to district

“The community is driving the next bond placed on the ballot for Highline Public Schools,” the district announced this week. Forty community members have spent the last ten months studying... [Read more]

Two area schools earn Washington Achievement Awards for Math Growth

Two area schools earn Washington Achievement Awards for Math Growth

Two Highline Public schools have been honored with the 2015 Washington Achievement Awards (WAA) for Math Growth – Hazel Valley Elementary and White Center Heights. The honor is the state’s highest... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on school schedule changes

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on school schedule changes

Highline Public Schools is considering some school schedule changes that could affect local families and students, and they are asking for public input on: Changing Friday early release to a different... [Read more]

Yaargh all Pirates – Highline High All Class Reunion will be Saturday, May 14

Yaargh all Pirates – Highline High All Class Reunion will be Saturday, May 14

The 12th Annual Highline High School All Class Reunion – featuring the HHS Jazz Band – will be held in the Highline High School Cafeteria on Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cost is... [Read more]

Highline Schools Super sends out letter inspired by 2016 Presidential campaign

Highline Schools Super sends out letter inspired by 2016 Presidential campaign

Photo of Dr. Susan Enfield by Scott Schaefer. Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield sent out a letter to families this week, clearly inspired by this year’s divisive Presidential... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Track & Field Jamboree at Highline Memorial Stadium

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Track & Field Jamboree at Highline Memorial Stadium

[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]

Former Normandy Park Mayor Susan West is a March #HighlineAlum

Former Normandy Park Mayor Susan West is a March #HighlineAlum

Former Normandy Park Mayor Susan West is featured in this month’s Highline Public Schools’ #HighlineAlum social media campaign. West is a 1985 graduate of Mount Rainier High School. West served... [Read more]

Ground broken on $19.4 million learning center at Puget Sound Skills Center

Ground broken on $19.4 million learning center at Puget Sound Skills Center

Ground was broken for a new state-of-the-art learning center at Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center on March 18. Principal Todd Moorhead, Rep. Tina Orwall, Sen. Karen Keiser, and Superintendent Susan... [Read more]

Get help registering your child for Kindergarten this Saturday, March 19

Get help registering your child for Kindergarten this Saturday, March 19

Do you have a child who will be five years old on or before Aug. 31? If so, now is the time to register at Highline Public Schools for the start of kindergarten. If you need help completing the paperwork... [Read more]

Highline Capital Facilities Advisory Committee Prioritizes Facility Concerns

Highline Capital Facilities Advisory Committee Prioritizes Facility Concerns

The Highline Public Schools Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) prioritized a list of facility concerns during a meeting on March 9. During the meeting, committee members reviewed two lists... [Read more]

Groundbreaking for new Puget Sound Skills Center building will be March 18

Groundbreaking for new Puget Sound Skills Center building will be March 18

On Friday, March 18, officials and local dignitaries will break ground on a new state-of-the-art learning center at the Puget Sound Skills Center (PSSC), and all are invited. Following the groundbreaking,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Teacher Darcy Smith acquitted of raping student

Highline Public Schools Teacher Darcy Smith acquitted of raping student

Darcy Smith, center, when she was named “Teacher of the Year” in 2012. Also pictured is Deputy Superintendent Carla Jackson, left, and Interim Superintendent Alan Spicciati, right. Photo courtesy... [Read more]

FREE screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ at Foster PAC on Sat., March 19

FREE screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ at Foster PAC on Sat., March 19

Academy Schools will be hosting a special screening of the award-winning documentary, Most Likely to Succeed, at the Foster High School PAC Theater in Tukwila on Saturday, March 19 at 6 p.m.  There... [Read more]

Explorer West Middle School Student gets top honor at Seattle’s ACT Theatre

Explorer West Middle School Student gets top honor at Seattle’s ACT Theatre

Advertiser Explorer West Middle School wants all our Readers to know that their students performed very well in the 14th annual festival of award-winning new work from Seattle ACT’s 2015 Young Playwrights... [Read more]

Annual Red, White & Blue Easter Egg Hunt at Kennedy High March 16

Annual Red, White & Blue Easter Egg Hunt at Kennedy High March 16

Kennedy Catholic High School will be holding its annual Easter Egg Hunt on their Athletic Field on Wednesday, March 16, starting at 3:30 p.m. sharp. “Bring your children, grandchildren, cameras... [Read more]