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Congrats to Highline Schools Foundation 2019 Gold Star Awards winners!

Congrats to Highline Schools Foundation 2019 Gold Star Awards winners!

The Highline Schools Foundation on Thursday night, Mar. 14 awarded the winners of the 2019 Gold Star Awards at its annual Gold Star Awards BASH. The Highline community gathered to root on the award nominees. “Congratulations... [Read more]

Due to hate speech, ‘Sprit Rock’ to be removed from Highline High campus

Due to hate speech, ‘Sprit Rock’ to be removed from Highline High campus

Photo courtesy Highline High School Pirate’s Anchor student newspaper. Due to previous cases of vandalism – including recent hate speech that was painted over immediately – Highline High School’s... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking input on new trimester schedule

Highline Public Schools seeking input on new trimester schedule

Highline Public Schools high schools will switch from a two-term semester schedule to a three-term trimester schedule in the fall of 2020, and the district is seeking public input: Students will have five... [Read more]

LETTER: Parent has concerns about Highline Public Schools schedule changes

LETTER: Parent has concerns about Highline Public Schools schedule changes

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:]Parents, grandparents and community members... [Read more]

WEATHER: Despite dusting of snow, schools started on time Thurs. morning

WEATHER: Despite dusting of snow, schools started on time Thurs. morning

Despite a light dusting of snow in the Burien area on Thursday morning, Mar. 7, Highline Public Schools started on time. Here’s more from the district: All schools are open and on time. Some buses... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking input on new materials for social studies & math

Highline Public Schools seeking input on new materials for social studies & math

Highline Public Schools is adopting new materials for social studies and math, and they’re seeking your input: Your voice is important as we select new instructional materials for kindergarten-8th... [Read more]

Highline High’s Spirit Rock vandalized with hate speech overnight

Highline High’s Spirit Rock vandalized with hate speech overnight

Highline High School’s Spirit Rock – which has been vandalized at least twice over the last two years – was again a target overnight, as “symbols and words of hate targeting our LGBTQ students... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2019 Gold Star Award nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2019 Gold Star Award nominees

Each year, the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, district employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards. This year’s list... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding five trimester planning & feedback sessions

Highline Public Schools holding five trimester planning & feedback sessions

Highline Public Schools’ high schools will switch from a two-term semester schedule to a three-term trimester schedule in the fall of 2020, which means students will have five (longer) class periods... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards BASH will be Thurs., Mar. 14

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards BASH will be Thurs., Mar. 14

Everyone is invited to celebrate local outstanding Teachers, Volunteers, Staff, Administrators, and Alumni of Highline Public Schools at The Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards BASH!... [Read more]

St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Mulan Jr.’ will be this Friday & Saturday

St. Francis of Assisi School’s ‘Mulan Jr.’ will be this Friday & Saturday

St. Francis of Assisi School will be presenting Disney’s ‘Mulan Jr.’ this Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. Join us as we tell a “wandering hero”... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools releases update about Snow & Make-Up Days

Highline Public Schools releases update about Snow & Make-Up Days

On Friday, Feb. 15, Highline Public Schools released the following FAQ about Snow Days: Wondering when summer break will start this year? Here are answers to some of the questions we’ve seen a lot... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14

Highline Public Schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14

Highline Public Schools announced that, due to weather and road conditions, all schools will start two hours late on Thursday, Feb. 14. Buses will stop at alternate bus stops – two hours later than... [Read more]

All Highline Public Schools will be CLOSED, offices open on Wed., Feb. 13

All Highline Public Schools will be CLOSED, offices open on Wed., Feb. 13

Highline Public Schools announced that all schools will be CLOSED, but offices will be open on Wednesday, Feb. 13. “Many roads in the north end of the district are still impassable, and buses are... [Read more]

All Highline schools & offices will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 12

All Highline schools & offices will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 12

Highline Public Schools announced that – due to the ongoing weather and road conditions – all schools and district administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Read More →