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FREE screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ at Foster PAC on Sat., March 19

FREE screening of ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ at Foster PAC on Sat., March 19

Academy Schools will be hosting a special screening of the award-winning documentary, Most Likely to Succeed, at the Foster High School PAC Theater in Tukwila on Saturday, March 19 at 6 p.m.  There... [Read more]

Explorer West Middle School Student gets top honor at Seattle’s ACT Theatre

Explorer West Middle School Student gets top honor at Seattle’s ACT Theatre

Advertiser Explorer West Middle School wants all our Readers to know that their students performed very well in the 14th annual festival of award-winning new work from Seattle ACT’s 2015 Young Playwrights... [Read more]

Annual Red, White & Blue Easter Egg Hunt at Kennedy High March 16

Annual Red, White & Blue Easter Egg Hunt at Kennedy High March 16

Kennedy Catholic High School will be holding its annual Easter Egg Hunt on their Athletic Field on Wednesday, March 16, starting at 3:30 p.m. sharp. “Bring your children, grandchildren, cameras... [Read more]

Who’s that new 7th grader? Highline’s Dr. Enfield goes to middle school

Who’s that new 7th grader? Highline’s Dr. Enfield goes to middle school

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield went back to middle school to be a student for a day as part of the national Shadow a Student challenge. Dr. Enfield shadowed 7th-grade student Elizabeth... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual ‘Gold Star Awards’ nominees were announced on Tuesday, March 8, and will be presented at their annual BASH on Thursday, March 17. Each year,... [Read more]

Kennedy Lancers Boys Basketball team advances to state with Saturday win

Kennedy Lancers Boys Basketball team advances to state with Saturday win

Photo courtesy Kennedy Catholic High School. Congratulations to the Kennedy Catholic High School Lancers Varsity Boys Basketball team for their big win on Saturday! This victory secures them a place in... [Read more]

School Board Member Joe Van is a February #HighlineAlum

School Board Member Joe Van is a February #HighlineAlum

Highline School Board Member Joe Van is featured in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media campaign. Van is a 1995 graduate of Tyee High School and has served on Highline’s School Board since 2015. Van... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools public meetings on future of High Schools continue

Highline Public Schools public meetings on future of High Schools continue

Highline Public Schools continues its community conversations in all four high school service areas, where they’re seeking public input on the future of high school. This week’s remaining meetings... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Find Your Calling with new Advertiser South Seattle College

Find Your Calling with new Advertiser South Seattle College

At South Seattle College, our mission is to help empower our surrounding communities with an affordable, accessible and quality education that leads to a family-supporting career you’ll love. Enrollment... [Read more]

Discover Burien awards scholarship to Highline High senior Jose Niizuma

Discover Burien awards scholarship to Highline High senior Jose Niizuma

Discover Burien awarded the first recipient of its new “Making Burien Awesome” scholarship to Jose Niizuma, a senior at Highline High School. Jose maintains a 3.7 GPA, and also participates in athletics... [Read more]

PODCAST: Arson burns middle school; rape accusations hit high school & more…

PODCAST: Arson burns middle school; rape accusations hit high school & more…

Here’s episode #39 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding public meetings on future of High Schools

Highline Public Schools holding public meetings on future of High Schools

Highline Public Schools will be holding community conversations in all four high school service areas, and they’re seeking public input on the future of high school. “What are the high school... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates Wresting sent 13 to regionals

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates Wresting sent 13 to regionals

On Saturday Feb. 6, 2016 the Highline Pirates Wrestlers hosted sub-regionals. There were 14 weight classes and the Pirates had wrestlers place in 12 of them. One weight class had two wrestlers place! It... [Read more]

Four Mt. Rainier High School students accused of raping two 15-year old girls

Four Mt. Rainier High School students accused of raping two 15-year old girls

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: Four Mt. Rainier High School students have been accused of raping two 15-year-old girls while on an overnight school trip, according to documents released by the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Seattle Christian Schools Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25

Seattle Christian Schools Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25

Advertiser Seattle Christian Schools invites you to discover why families in Seattle and South King County continue to choose Seattle Christian Schools! They invite you to an Open House on Thursday,... [Read more]

Global Connections Grad & UW Student Brook Negussie is a #HighlineAlum

Global Connections Grad & UW Student Brook Negussie is a #HighlineAlum

University of Washington student Brook Negussie is featured in this month’s ‪#‎HighlineAlum‬ campaign. Brook is a stand-out 2014 graduate of Global Connections High School. While at Global Connections,... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestlers ‘Taking Down Pancreatic Cancer’

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Pirate Wrestlers ‘Taking Down Pancreatic Cancer’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards is April 15

SAVE THE DATE: The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Gold Star Awards will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac, from 7:30-9 a.m. “Be part of the celebration of... [Read more]

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Puget Sound Skills Center’s Digital Media Arts Dept. releases first Podcast

Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center’s (PSSC) Broadcast Communications department recently expanded its Digital Media Arts program to include radio and podcast production, and they just released... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High School honors 4 Student Athletes signing with colleges

Kennedy Catholic High School honors 4 Student Athletes signing with colleges

On Wednesday (Feb. 3) – National Signing Day – Burien’s Kennedy Catholic High School honored four seniors for signing with colleges and universities to play volleyball, fastpitch softball, baseball... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House Wednesday

REMINDER: St. Bernadette Parish School holding Open House Wednesday

REMINDER: Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE this Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All area families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged... [Read more]

Highline Schools praised as President announces Computer Science Initiative

Highline Schools praised as President announces Computer Science Initiative

The White House cited Highline Public Schools as a leader in computer science education, as President Obama announced in his weekly address a $4 billion plan to give all students across the country the... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation now collecting dresses for ‘Project PROMise’

Highline Schools Foundation now collecting dresses for ‘Project PROMise’

Photos by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com Project PROMise™ is Highline School’s Foundation’s outreach program in which new and gently used formal dresses are collected from our community and given... [Read more]