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Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools have been honored with 2013 Washington Achievement Awards, the state’s highest education award. Two schools earned top honors for achievement in more than one category. “Our... [Read more]

Highline Teacher Named a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

Highline Teacher Named a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

Mount View Elementary teacher Jamie Ewing has been named a 2014 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) LearningMedia Digital Innovator. The fifth-grade teacher is the only Washington State educator among the... [Read more]

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Teacher Ellen Dorr believes moving sixth grade to middle school will have a positive impact on students. The Highline School District announce Friday (April 4) that it will be moving 6th grade to Middle... [Read more]

Highline Special Needs PTA holding monthly meeting this Thursday night

Highline Special Needs PTA holding monthly meeting this Thursday night

The Highline Special Needs PTA will hold its monthly meeting this Thursday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERAC Boardroom, located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd SW in Burien. Duggan Harmon, Chief of Staff and Finance... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools is now in Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

Highline Public Schools is now in Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

On Monday (March 24), Digital Promise – a national, independent, non-profit authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education – announced Highline Public Schools as one of nine new members... [Read more]

Burien chapter of Homeschoolers’ Support Association meeting is Monday

Burien chapter of Homeschoolers’ Support Association meeting is Monday

The Burien chapter of the Homeschoolers’ Support Association will be meeting on Monday, March 24. Here’s more: Burien Chapter Meeting – Gardening Tips For Your Children ON YOUR MARK.... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools is sharing the results of a community survey that asked the public to provide feedback on how to solve challenges have arisen due to increased student enrollment and aging buildings. “Overall... [Read more]

Highline School District launches new workplace learning initiative

Highline School District launches new workplace learning initiative

Highline School District announced Wednesday (March 19) that it received a grant to launch an initiative to “provide every student with a work-based learning experience before graduation.” The... [Read more]

‘Paradise Annual Fashion Show’ to hit Puget Sound Skills Center March 30

‘Paradise Annual Fashion Show’ to hit Puget Sound Skills Center March 30

Puget Sound Skills Center will be hosting a ‘Paradise Annual Fashion Show’ by The Fashion Design and Marketing Program on Sunday, March 30, starting at 2:30 p.m. “Aren’t you dying to... [Read more]

Highline launches free preschool program funded by ‘Race to the Top’ grant

Highline launches free preschool program funded by ‘Race to the Top’ grant

Highline School District will launch Pre-K Play and Learn next week, a new early education program geared to incoming kindergarten students who haven’t had access to high-quality preschool programs. Funded... [Read more]

Baseball Field to be dedicated to Joe Faccone at Kennedy on Friday, March 28

Baseball Field to be dedicated to Joe Faccone at Kennedy on Friday, March 28

The new Baseball Field at Kennedy Catholic High School will be dedicated to longtime coach Mr. Joe Faccone (pictured above) on Friday, March 28 at 3:30 p.m., and the public is invited to attend. “Please... [Read more]

Nominations now open for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards

Nominations now open for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards

Nominations are now open for the Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Gold Star Awards, which will include both a Breakfast and Bash. This year’s theme is “We Are Highline,” which “celebrates... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School cancels classes Wed. for Seahawks parade

Kennedy Catholic High School cancels classes Wed. for Seahawks parade

Calling it a “once in a lifetime event,” Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School announced Monday that it has canceled school this Wednesday (Feb. 5) so students can celebrate the Seattle Seahawks at their Super Bowl parade in downtown Seattle…

Kennedy Catholic receives over $1 million to build new athletic field

Kennedy Catholic receives over $1 million to build new athletic field

Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School announced the receipt of commitments totaling over $1,000,000 to assist with the development of a new athletic complex at the school…

REMINDER: Final Highline Public Schools open workshop is tonight

REMINDER: Final Highline Public Schools open workshop is tonight

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools is seeking public input on ideas on finding a solution for crowded and aging schools, with their final open workshops set for tonight – Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 7 –... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School’s Open Houses are Jan. 26 & 29

REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School’s Open Houses are Jan. 26 & 29

Are you looking for a local school that can help instill values in your child? The Mission of St. Bernadette Parish School – located in Burien – is to teach…

Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 25

West Seattle Montessori holding Open House this Saturday, Jan. 25

West Seattle Montessori will be hosting an Open House this Saturday, Jan. 25, from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at their campus at 11215 15th Ave SW in Burien…

Sponsored Post The Bridge School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 25

The Bridge School holding Open House on Saturday, Jan. 25

The Bridge School is excited to announce that our annual Informational Open House and “Building the Bridge Auction” take place this month…

Sponsored Post Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 3

Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House will be Monday, Feb. 3

Are you looking for a great place to enroll your child in preschool this fall? Then come to the Burien Co-Op Preschool’s Open House on Monday. Feb. 3…

Sponsored Post Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School holding Open House Saturday, Jan. 25

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School holding Open House Saturday, Jan. 25

Thriving, compassionate, self-motivated individuals: are you looking for a nearby school which can nurture your child to his or her potential? BTB Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to... [Read more]

Knights of Columbus Buffet Breakfast will be Sunday, Jan. 26

Knights of Columbus Buffet Breakfast will be Sunday, Jan. 26

The Knights of Columbus will be celebrating ‘Catholic School Week’ with a Buffet Breakfast on Sunday, Jan. 26, immediately following the 8:30 & 10:30 a.m. Masses at St. Bernadette Parish... [Read more]

Sponsored Post St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 26

St. Francis of Assisi School holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 26

We’d like to welcome our latest Advertiser to The B-Town Blog – St. Francis of Assisi School, located at 15216 21st Ave SW in Burien – holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 26! Like we do with all... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Kindergarten enrollment opens Jan. 21

Highline Public Schools Kindergarten enrollment opens Jan. 21

Enrollment for students who will start Kindergarten next fall will open Tuesday, Jan. 21, Highline Public Schools announced. To help prepare more students for success on Day One of kindergarten, Highline... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

Highline Schools Foundation announces new scholarship opportunities

Our friends at the Highline Schools Foundation on Tuesday (Jan. 14) announced that they’ve added two new scholarships to their program – the Alaska Airlines Scholarship for $5,000, and the “Light... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking ideas on solutions for crowded, aging schools

Highline Public Schools seeking ideas on solutions for crowded, aging schools

Highline Public Schools is seeking public input on ideas on finding a solution for crowded and aging schools, with three open workshops set for Jan. 14, Jan. 16 and Jan. 28. “Exciting progress is... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Discover St. Bernadette Parish School at Open Houses Jan. 26 & 29

Discover St. Bernadette Parish School at Open Houses Jan. 26 & 29

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Mat 22:39) Are you looking for a local school that can help instill values in your child? The Mission of St. Bernadette Parish School – located... [Read more]