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Highline High Alumni Profile: Cori Allan

Highline High Alumni Profile: Cori Allan

From our friends at the Highline High Alumni Association: After graduating from Highline High School in 2011, Cori Allan attended Western Washington University, where she earned two Bachelor’s Degrees,... [Read more]

Highline Public School graduation rate tops 81%

Highline Public School graduation rate tops 81%

More Highline Public Schools students are graduating than ever before – 81.1 percent – the district announced on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The graduation rate for the Class of 2018 is 81.1 percent, up from... [Read more]

Community invited to 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast on Friday, Nov. 16

Community invited to 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast on Friday, Nov. 16

The entire community is invited to the 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast – featuring the HHS Staff Band – on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Burien Eagles Hall. Tickets are on sale now at piratepigroast.net. “We... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Macy Utley

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Macy Utley

From our friends at the Highline High Alumni Association: Macy Utley is a 2012 Highline High School Graduate. After high school, Macy attended Washington State University where she earned a Bachelor’s... [Read more]

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Michael Sewell

Highline High School Alumni Profile: Michael Sewell

From our friends at the Highline High Alumni Association: Michael Sewell graduated from Highline in 2009, then attended both Washington State University and the Art Institute of Seattle. Michael studied... [Read more]

‘Supporting Gender Non-Conforming Students’ – Dr. Susan Enfield

‘Supporting Gender Non-Conforming Students’ – Dr. Susan Enfield

In light of President Trump’s recent memo defining gender solely based on the gender assigned at birth, Highline Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield on Tuesday (Oct. 30) released the... [Read more]

Kennedy football Lancers beat Kentridge 68-41 at Highline Stadium Friday

Kennedy football Lancers beat Kentridge 68-41 at Highline Stadium Friday

The Kennedy Catholic High School Lancers defeated the Kentridge High School Chargers 68–41 Friday night in the rain at Highline Memorial Stadium. By the way, that’s the final score for a high school... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Join the Lancer Family – Kennedy Catholic’s Open House is Thursday, Nov. 1

Join the Lancer Family – Kennedy Catholic’s Open House is Thursday, Nov. 1

Experience life as a Lancer! Tour campus, meet faculty and staff, and learn about the amazing opportunities that await at Kennedy Catholic’s Open House on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  The... [Read more]

Highline Alumni Association inducts Coach Stark, 2 others into Hall of Fame

Highline Alumni Association inducts Coach Stark, 2 others into Hall of Fame

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: Every year the Highline Alumni Association chooses at least two athletes and one coach or staff member to be inducted... [Read more]

Teen Afterschool Programs have started, and here’s the when & wheres

Teen Afterschool Programs have started, and here’s the when & wheres

Teen Afterschool Programs began in Burien recently, and all sorts of free, fun activities are available for teens afterschool and even on Friday nights. “These programs offer a safe and all-inclusive... [Read more]

For the second year in a row, two Highline schools make top five percent

For the second year in a row, two Highline schools make top five percent

Highline Public Schools announced that two of its schools – Shorewood Elementary and CHOICE Academy – were recognized with the 2018 School of Distinction Award. This is the second year in a row CHOICE... [Read more]

‘Hack To School’ event raises almost $5,000 for schools, sends out thanks

‘Hack To School’ event raises almost $5,000 for schools, sends out thanks

The Organizers of ‘Hack To School’ want to thank everyone for participating in their recent golf tournament, which raised nearly $5,000 to benefit Marvista, Gregory Heights and St. Francis... [Read more]

Safety is a community-wide issue, concludes Highline Public Schools report

Safety is a community-wide issue, concludes Highline Public Schools report

“Safety is a community-wide issue” – that’s the message that came out loud and clear at the community safety meetings Highline Public Schools conducted last spring in partnership with... [Read more]

Gregory Heights PTSA named National PTA ‘School of Excellence’

Gregory Heights PTSA named National PTA ‘School of Excellence’

The Gregory Heights Elementary Parent Teacher Staff Association (PTSA) has been awarded as a National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) ‘School of Excellence’ for the 2018-20 school years. Parents,... [Read more]

Highline High Key Club’s Multicultural Night will be Tuesday, Oct. 16

Highline High Key Club’s Multicultural Night will be Tuesday, Oct. 16

Highline High School’s Key Club will be holding a Multicultural Night on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 5-7 p.m. in Highline High’s Cafeteria. This event is intended to showcase the diversity within... [Read more]

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 holding 40th Reunion Saturday, Oct. 13

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 holding 40th Reunion Saturday, Oct. 13

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 will be holding its 40th Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 7 – 11:00 PM at The Cove in Normandy Park. Cost is $40.00 per person. Organizers say: “It... [Read more]

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

On Friday, Sept. 21, Highline Public Schools announced that they are starting the 2018-19 school year with 700 students fewer than projected, which means that – because the state funds school districts... [Read more]

REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: New Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ will be Sat., Sept. 29

REMINDER: A new Highline ‘Family Color Run & Games’ event will be held at Gregory Heights Elementary in collaboration with the Highline Council PTSA and the Highline Special Needs PTA... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Bond buys new schools, paint, roofing & more

FOLLOWUP: Bond buys new schools, paint, roofing & more

Highline Public Schools on Monday, Sept. 17 released the following status report on projects big and small voters approved in the Nov. 2016 Highline Public Schools bond: New Schools on Schedule Contractors... [Read more]