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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]

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

[EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer has served on the Advisory Board for the Puget Sound Skills Center Animation program for a few years.] Puget Sound Skills Center... [Read more]

Highline High School’s Class of ’69 holding 50th Reunion Aug. 17

Highline High School’s Class of ’69 holding 50th Reunion Aug. 17

Highline High School’s Class of ’69 will celebrate its 50th Reunion on Aug. 17, 2019, from 6 – 11 p.m. at The Cove in Normandy Park: Hearty hors d’oevures Buffet No-host bar Guests... [Read more]

REMINDER: Celebrate Student Art at B-Town Beat Art Walk this Friday

REMINDER: Celebrate Student Art at B-Town Beat Art Walk this Friday

REMINDER: Kick off the local Art Walk season this Friday, May 3, as the B-town Beat – in conjunction with Highline Public Schools – celebrates Arts in Education Month! The art walk goes from 6 –... [Read more]

Ribbon Cutting, Open House at Olympic Interim Site will be Thursday, May 2

Ribbon Cutting, Open House at Olympic Interim Site will be Thursday, May 2

The public is invited to Highline Public Schools’ Ribbon Cutting and Open House at the Olympic Interim Site in Des Moines this Thursday, May 2. Highline High School students will attend school at this... [Read more]

WATCH: Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

WATCH: Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

On Friday, April 26, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its second annual ‘State of Our Schools’ luncheon at the Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. This year’s event featured the... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise seeking students & volunteers

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise seeking students & volunteers

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise is seeking students in need of prom dresses as well as Volunteers: STUDENT REGISTRATION: Do you know a Highline Public Schools high school junior... [Read more]

District shares priorities from community about High School course offerings

District shares priorities from community about High School course offerings

Highline Public Schools is sharing results from its online conversation about course offerings at the high school level. Highline’s high schools will switch from a two-term semester schedule to a three-term... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeks nominations for its Family Action Committee

Highline Public Schools seeks nominations for its Family Action Committee

The Highline Public Schools Superintendent’s Family Action Committee (FAC) is currently seeking nominations. The FAC has been active for six years and brings parent and family voice to a variety... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School seeking Volunteers to help at Clean Sweep Sat.

Sylvester Middle School seeking Volunteers to help at Clean Sweep Sat.

Sylvester Middle School is seeking Volunteers to participate in Discover Burien’s annual ‘Clean Sweep’ this Saturday, April 27, from 8:30 – 10 a.m.: Come beautify our school. Volunteers... [Read more]

Highline High School’s ‘Solidarity Days’ event will be Friday, May 3

Highline High School’s ‘Solidarity Days’ event will be Friday, May 3

In an all-day ‘Solidarity Days’ event on Friday, May 3, all Highline High School students, staff, and community members will be coming together to share their stories and listen to one another... [Read more]

Highline High School’s ‘I Hate Shakespeare’ will be performed Saturday

Highline High School’s ‘I Hate Shakespeare’ will be performed Saturday

Highline High School’s Spring Play ‘I Hate Shakespeare’ will be performed twice this Saturday, April 20, 2019 – at 2 and 7 p.m. – at the Highline Performing Arts Center. This is... [Read more]

Deontae Cooper is Highline High School’s new Head Football Coach

Deontae Cooper is Highline High School’s new Head Football Coach

Highline High School (HHS) announced this week that Deontae Cooper will be its new head football coach. Here’s more from the announcement: Cooper is a former running back at the University of Washington.... [Read more]

Ribbon Cutting & Open House at Highline High interim site will be May 2

Ribbon Cutting & Open House at Highline High interim site will be May 2

All are invited by Highline Public Schools to a Ribbon Cutting/Open House at Olympic Interim Site – the temporary replacement site for Highline High School – on Thursday, May 2 at 3:30 p.m. An open... [Read more]

Last tour & celebration of Highline High School will be Saturday, May 18

Last tour & celebration of Highline High School will be Saturday, May 18

All Highline High School alumni and community members are invited for a last tour and celebration of the old school from 1 – 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 18. Organizers will take a photograph of all alumni... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Fundraising Breakfast will be April 19

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Fundraising Breakfast will be April 19

The Highline Schools Foundation’s 2019 Gold Star Fundraising Breakfast will be held on Friday, April 19, 2019, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at the Seattle Airport Marriott. “Please join us as we... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber’s State of our Schools Luncheon will be April 26

Seattle Southside Chamber’s State of our Schools Luncheon will be April 26

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be presenting its second annual State of our Schools Luncheon on Friday, April 26, 2019, at Hotel Interurban in Tukwila. This luncheon is presented in partnership... [Read more]

Success Foundation seeking applicants for Apollo Next Giant Leap Student program

Success Foundation seeking applicants for Apollo Next Giant Leap Student program

The Success Foundation – the charitable enterprise of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce – announced that they will be sponsoring two teams for the NASA ANGLeS Challenge program as part of the... [Read more]

Trades Scholarships available from Highline Schools Foundation

Trades Scholarships available from Highline Schools Foundation

Is your Highline Public Schools senior considering a career in the trades? Thanks to generous funders, the Highline Schools Foundation is proud to offer scholarships to students continuing their education... [Read more]