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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over 600 attend final tour/celebration at Highline High School

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over 600 attend final tour/celebration at Highline High School

More than 600 Highline High School alumni and family members filled the halls of the soon-to-be demolished schools with stories, memories and hugs on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The school will close in June... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOB: Fauntleroy Church Little Pilgrim Preschool seeking to hire Director

JOB: Fauntleroy Church Little Pilgrim Preschool seeking to hire Director

JOB: Fauntleroy Church Little Pilgrim Preschool seeking to hire a Director: We are looking for the next right person to lead and love our small, well-respected, Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool on the... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools will launch new Mobile App in Fall 2019

Highline Public Schools will launch new Mobile App in Fall 2019

Highline Public Schools announced that it will launch a new mobile app and online family portal in fall 2019. The new app – which will replace the current one – will give the district the opportunity... [Read more]

Bid farewell to the old Highline High School this coming Saturday, May 18!

Bid farewell to the old Highline High School this coming Saturday, May 18!

All are invited to the Highline High School Alumni & Community Day, from 1 – 4 p.m. this coming Saturday, May 18! Bid farewell to the 1924 version of the school, and see the plans for the new school... [Read more]

May Is “Music4Life Month” in King & Snohomish Counties

May Is “Music4Life Month” in King & Snohomish Counties

May is “Music4Life Month” says King County Executive Dow Constantine and Dave Somers, as well as the mayors and city councils of several cities in King and Snohomish Counties.  The program kicks-off... [Read more]

Burien Actors Theatre awards scholarships to local high school students

Burien Actors Theatre awards scholarships to local high school students

On Wednesday  May 1, 2019, Burien Actors Theatre (BAT) awarded the first of its three $1,000.00 scholarships to local high school student interested in theater or the performing arts. In the photo below,... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

[EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer has served on the Advisory Board for the Puget Sound Skills Center Animation program for a few years.] Puget Sound Skills Center... [Read more]

Highline High School’s Class of ’69 holding 50th Reunion Aug. 17

Highline High School’s Class of ’69 holding 50th Reunion Aug. 17

Highline High School’s Class of ’69 will celebrate its 50th Reunion on Aug. 17, 2019, from 6 – 11 p.m. at The Cove in Normandy Park: Hearty hors d’oevures Buffet No-host bar Guests... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Student Art at B-Town Beat Art Walk this Friday

REMINDER: Celebrate Student Art at B-Town Beat Art Walk this Friday

REMINDER: Kick off the local Art Walk season this Friday, May 3, as the B-town Beat – in conjunction with Highline Public Schools – celebrates Arts in Education Month! The art walk goes from 6 –... [Read more]

Ribbon Cutting, Open House at Olympic Interim Site will be Thursday, May 2

Ribbon Cutting, Open House at Olympic Interim Site will be Thursday, May 2

The public is invited to Highline Public Schools’ Ribbon Cutting and Open House at the Olympic Interim Site in Des Moines this Thursday, May 2. Highline High School students will attend school at this... [Read more]

WATCH: Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

WATCH: Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

On Friday, April 26, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its second annual ‘State of Our Schools’ luncheon at the Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. This year’s event featured the... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise seeking students & volunteers

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise seeking students & volunteers

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise is seeking students in need of prom dresses as well as Volunteers: STUDENT REGISTRATION: Do you know a Highline Public Schools high school junior... [Read more]

District shares priorities from community about High School course offerings

District shares priorities from community about High School course offerings

Highline Public Schools is sharing results from its online conversation about course offerings at the high school level. Highline’s high schools will switch from a two-term semester schedule to a three-term... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeks nominations for its Family Action Committee

Highline Public Schools seeks nominations for its Family Action Committee

The Highline Public Schools Superintendent’s Family Action Committee (FAC) is currently seeking nominations. The FAC has been active for six years and brings parent and family voice to a variety... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School seeking Volunteers to help at Clean Sweep Sat.

Sylvester Middle School seeking Volunteers to help at Clean Sweep Sat.

Sylvester Middle School is seeking Volunteers to participate in Discover Burien’s annual ‘Clean Sweep’ this Saturday, April 27, from 8:30 – 10 a.m.: Come beautify our school. Volunteers... [Read more]

Highline High School’s ‘Solidarity Days’ event will be Friday, May 3

Highline High School’s ‘Solidarity Days’ event will be Friday, May 3

In an all-day ‘Solidarity Days’ event on Friday, May 3, all Highline High School students, staff, and community members will be coming together to share their stories and listen to one another... [Read more]

Highline High School’s ‘I Hate Shakespeare’ will be performed Saturday

Highline High School’s ‘I Hate Shakespeare’ will be performed Saturday

Highline High School’s Spring Play ‘I Hate Shakespeare’ will be performed twice this Saturday, April 20, 2019 – at 2 and 7 p.m. – at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This is... [Read more]

Deontae Cooper is Highline High School’s new Head Football Coach

Deontae Cooper is Highline High School’s new Head Football Coach

Highline High School (HHS) announced this week that Deontae Cooper will be its new head football coach. Here’s more from the announcement: Cooper is a former running back at the University of Washington.... [Read more]

Ribbon Cutting & Open House at Highline High interim site will be May 2

Ribbon Cutting & Open House at Highline High interim site will be May 2

All are invited by Highline Public Schools to a Ribbon Cutting/Open House at Olympic Interim Site – the temporary replacement site for Highline High School – on Thursday, May 2 at 3:30 p.m. An open... [Read more]