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Big Picture students show their VR stuff in Learning Immersive Technology showcase

Big Picture students show their VR stuff in Learning Immersive Technology showcase

Sponsored through a generous grant from Boeing, a partnership between Reel Grrls, Arts Corps and Totem Star, Big Picture High School students recently demonstrated success through its Learning Immersive... [Read more]

Five Highline Schools ‘go green’

Five Highline Schools ‘go green’

King County named this year’s Green Schools, and five schools in Highline Public Schools made the list. Here are details from the district: King County recognized North Hill Elementary School and Shorewood... [Read more]

Highline Schools Board hears proposal for next Bond, targeted at $418 million

Highline Schools Board hears proposal for next Bond, targeted at $418 million

The Highline Public Schools Board recently heard a proposal for the next School Bond, targeted at just over $418 million, and possibly placed on the 2020 election ballot. Funds from a new bond would support... [Read more]

2019 Tin Ship Scholarships awarded to Erick Corza & Cody Castaneda

2019 Tin Ship Scholarships awarded to Erick Corza & Cody Castaneda

Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater this week awarded its 2019 Tin Ship Scholarships to Erick Corza, a graduate of Tyee High School, as well as Cody Castaneda, a graduate of Big Picture High School. This... [Read more]

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

Cantwell, Smith secure $9.1 million for Noise Mitigation in Highline Public Schools

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools high school students can get free summer ORCA cards

Highline Public Schools high school students can get free summer ORCA cards

King County Metro is once again offering current Highline Public Schools high school students free summer ORCA cards, and this year they’re extending the program to students who are currently in... [Read more]

Success Foundation team will compete for trip to Johnson Space Center July 19

Success Foundation team will compete for trip to Johnson Space Center July 19

Left to right, top to bottom: Megan Tucker (Flight Director), Mudassar Iqbal, Jonathan Toledo, Atta Khan, Lucas Mathews (Lead Mentor), Ariel Alejandro Santana Herrera, Ahmed Mohamed Salim, and Mahmadkaif... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback to help middle & high school students

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback to help middle & high school students

Highline Public Schools is seeking feedback through a 5-minute survey that will help improve middle and high school students: Family Input = Greater Success for Students Families know their students best.... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center Teacher receives grant to study in Australia

Puget Sound Skills Center Teacher receives grant to study in Australia

Katelyn Asare, a exemplary teacher at Puget Sound Skills Center, was recently awarded a grant from the Fund for Teachers. The grant funds her attendance at the Positive Schools Conference in Melbourne,... [Read more]

Highline Schools Board of Directors holding budget meeting Wed., June 19

Highline Schools Board of Directors holding budget meeting Wed., June 19

Highline Public Schools Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on the district’s 2019-20 Budget of the General Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Associated Student Body Fund, Debt Service Fund... [Read more]

Highline High Alumni Foundation awards 2019 Scholarships

Highline High Alumni Foundation awards 2019 Scholarships

On Sunday, June 2, the Highline High School Alumni Foundation awarded its 2019 Scholarship Recipients – congrats to them all! Photo courtesy Tricia Anderson, HHS Class of 1977. 1st Row: Ray Levya; Dai... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Budget Meeting will be Wednesday, June 19

Highline Public Schools Budget Meeting will be Wednesday, June 19

The Highline Public Schools Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 19 on the 2019-20 Budget of the General Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Associated Student Body Fund, Debt Service... [Read more]

Congrats to Kennedy Catholic Student Athletes for a successful season

Congrats to Kennedy Catholic Student Athletes for a successful season

With the spring sports season at Kennedy Catholic High School now complete, coaches and staff want to celebrate a wealth of team and individual accolades. “Congratulations to all our student-athletes... [Read more]

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]