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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]

Highline High School receives grant from King County Sheriff’s Office

Highline High School receives grant from King County Sheriff’s Office

Highline High School (HHS) received a $67,000 grant from the King County Sheriff’s Office to pay for a truancy mentor, athletic equipment and laptop computers, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded a record $48,675 through 77 classroom grants at 35 different schools in the Highline School District. A total of 124 grant requests were received. “The... [Read more]

PHOTOS: A Seattle Seahawk visits Seahurst Elementary School Tuesday

PHOTOS: A Seattle Seahawk visits Seahurst Elementary School Tuesday

The Seattle Seahawks took time out of their busy schedule to visit Seahurst Elementary students in Burien on Tuesday (Dec. 17). Defensive End Greg Scruggs talked to students about healthy eating, staying... [Read more]

Highline Counselor Shauna Pierson named ‘Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction’

Highline Counselor Shauna Pierson named ‘Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction’

Academy of Citizenship and Empowerment (ACE) Counselor Shauna Pierson has been selected as a ‘Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction.’ The special program of the National Honor Society of High... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School will be closed today due to a power outage

Sylvester Middle School will be closed today due to a power outage

The Highline School District is reporting that Sylvester Middle School will be closed today (Wednesday, Nov. 13) due to a power outage. All after-school activities are cancelled. “We expect school... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $10,000 Impact Grant Winner

Highline Schools Foundation awards $10,000 Impact Grant Winner

Global Connections High School’s new “Positive Behavior Student Advisory Council” program is the winner of Highline Schools Foundation’s first annual Impact Grant, and will receive $10,000 from the Foundation…

JOBS: Highline Public Schools is hiring; holding Career Fair Nov. 20

JOBS: Highline Public Schools is hiring; holding Career Fair Nov. 20

Highline Public Schools is looking for “top-notch professionals committed to delivering on our promise,” and they’re holding a Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 3 – 5:30... [Read more]