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PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Wrestlers take on Fife, Tyee, Evergreen & more

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Wrestlers take on Fife, Tyee, Evergreen & more

[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]

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

The Highline Schools Foundation awarded $80,472 through 112 classroom grants this Fall. Because of events like the Burien Brat Trot and Oktoberfest, and the generosity of our community, the Foundation... [Read more]

Health Sciences & Human Services High Grad Christian Tautua is a #HighlineAlum

Health Sciences & Human Services High Grad Christian Tautua is a #HighlineAlum

Highline Public Schools graduate turned teacher Christian Tautua – a 2009 Health Sciences & Human Services High School (HS3) grad – is being showcased in this month’s #HighlineAlum social media... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Locals vie in Gymnastics at Kennedy Catholic High

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Locals vie in Gymnastics at Kennedy Catholic High

[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: Highline Schools Foundation’s 2016 Gold Star Awards Breakfast will be held Friday, April 15, from 7:30 – 9 a.m. at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac. Go ALL IN! and Save the Date for... [Read more]

Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives National ‘Leadership for Equity Award’

Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives National ‘Leadership for Equity Award’

Big Picture Interim Principal Tim Schlosser, Dr. Susan Enfield, and BP Assistant Principal Victoria Terry. Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield received the Leadership for Equity Award by... [Read more]

Evergreen Graduate Dianna Tonkin is December’s featured #HighlineAlum

Evergreen Graduate Dianna Tonkin is December’s featured #HighlineAlum

Evergreen High School graduate Dianna Tonkin is December’s featured #HighlineAlum. “Highline Public Schools boasts a long list of well-known and accomplished alumni and dozens of grads you... [Read more]

Highline Music4Life gives report to Highline Public Schools for 2015

Highline Music4Life gives report to Highline Public Schools for 2015

Highline Music4Life President/CEO David Endicott shared this update on the organizations accomplishments for 2015, which was recently sent to Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield: December... [Read more]

Student assaulted, tied up in bathroom at Evergreen High School Tuesday

Student assaulted, tied up in bathroom at Evergreen High School Tuesday

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 16-year old female student was found tied up in a school bathroom at Evergreen High School in White... [Read more]

Seattle Sounders General Counsel Maya Mendoza-Exstrom is a #HighlineAlum

Seattle Sounders General Counsel Maya Mendoza-Exstrom is a #HighlineAlum

Highline boasts a long list of well-known and accomplished alumni, and dozens of grads you haven’t yet heard of who are making their mark on the world. One of those graduates is Maya Mendoza-Exstrom,... [Read more]

Explorer West Students lead successful Food Drive for White Center Food Bank

Explorer West Students lead successful Food Drive for White Center Food Bank

For the third consecutive year, students at Explorer West Middle School (an Advertiser) planned and executed a school-wide food drive to support the White Center Food Bank in our community. This annual... [Read more]

Highline High School Fall Family Conferences will be Nov. 23 & Nov. 24

Highline High School Fall Family Conferences will be Nov. 23 & Nov. 24

Highline High School Fall Family Conferences are set for Monday, Nov. 23 and Tuesday, Nov. 24: Monday, Nov. 23: 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. OR Tuesday, Nov. 24: 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. “Meet... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Experts discuss ‘Safety in Sports’ at school forum

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Experts discuss ‘Safety in Sports’ at school forum

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article is another from our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has been submitting stories and photos as part of her effort to earn... [Read more]

The next ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ will be Tuesday, Nov. 17

The next ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ will be Tuesday, Nov. 17

Families and community members are invited to join Superintendent Susan Enfield Tuesday night, Nov. 17 for ‘Conversations with the Superintendent,’ a series of monthly conversations at schools... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Community Forum on Safety in Sports is Monday

Highline Public Schools Community Forum on Safety in Sports is Monday

Highline Public Schools will host a free Community Forum on Safety in Sports this coming Monday, Nov. 16 at the Performing Arts Center from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Join Q13 Fox anchor Marni Hughes as she moderates... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Explorer West Middle School holding Open House this Saturday

Advertiser Explorer West Middle School holding Open House this Saturday

Advertiser Explorer West Middle School will be holding an Open House this Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m., and all are invited. An Independent Middle School in West Seattle for students in grades 6-8 Explorer... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools invites community to help prioritize citizen ideas

Highline Public Schools invites community to help prioritize citizen ideas

Last month, over 700 citizens provided input in a three-part process using Highline Public School’s anonymous survey tool called ThoughtExchange.  In the second phase – called Star – the community... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards $25,000 in grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards $25,000 in grants

After holding two of its largest public fundraisers – the Burien Brat Trot and the Oktoberfest Auction – Highline Schools Foundation will be distributing $25,000 in funds to schools…

Highline Schools hosting Community Forum on Sports Safety Nov. 16

Highline Schools hosting Community Forum on Sports Safety Nov. 16

Highline Public Schools will host a Community Forum on Safety in Sports on Monday, Nov. 16 at the Highline Performing Arts Center, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. TV anchor Marni Hughes will moderate a panel discussion... [Read more]

Ahoy Mateys! Show yer Pirate Pride at the Highline High Pig Roast Nov. 13

Ahoy Mateys! Show yer Pirate Pride at the Highline High Pig Roast Nov. 13

Ahoy Mateys – it’s time to show your pirate pride at the 2nd Highline High School Booster Club’s Annual Pirate Pig Roast on Friday, Nov. 13 at the Normandy Park Cove. There will be great... [Read more]

Highline Public School’s graduation rate jumps from 63% to over 70% in 1 year

Highline Public School’s graduation rate jumps from 63% to over 70% in 1 year

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield announced Monday (Nov. 2) that its graduation rate grew at nearly seven and a half points in a single year, as the rate for the Class of 2015 is now... [Read more]

Sponsored Post West Seattle Montessori Open House, Meet & Greet will be Thursday, Nov. 5

West Seattle Montessori Open House, Meet & Greet will be Thursday, Nov. 5

Longtime Advertiser West Seattle Montessori School & Academy is celebrating 30 years of teaching. “In celebration, we are hosting an Open House Thursday, November 5, from 6:00pm to 7:30pm”... [Read more]

Big Picture High Graduate featured in October #HighlineAlum campaign

Big Picture High Graduate featured in October #HighlineAlum campaign

Highline Public Schools boasts a long list of well-known and accomplished alumni and dozens of grads you haven’t yet heard of who are poised to make their mark on the world. One of those up-and-coming... [Read more]

Sponsored Post ‘Little Lancers Trick Or Treating’ will be Friday at Kennedy Catholic High School

‘Little Lancers Trick Or Treating’ will be Friday at Kennedy Catholic High School

The annual ‘Little Lancers Trick Or Treating’ event will be this Friday, Oct. 30, from 3 – 4 p.m. at Advertiser Kennedy Catholic High School. “Join us for our annual Trick or Treating... [Read more]

Discover Burien is ‘Making Burien Awesome’ with new Student Scholarship

Discover Burien is ‘Making Burien Awesome’ with new Student Scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of its members, and an organizational partnership with the Burien/White Center Rotary Club, Discover Burien announced that it has established a new scholarship to help students... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools launches #HighlineAlum Social Media Campaign

Highline Public Schools launches #HighlineAlum Social Media Campaign

Highline Public Schools boasts a long list of well-known and accomplished alumni and dozens of grads you haven’t yet heard of, but who are poised to make their mark on the world. Highline is launching... [Read more]

Small fire at Sylvester Middle School causes school-wide evacuation Monday

Small fire at Sylvester Middle School causes school-wide evacuation Monday

A small fire inside a fan motor caused a school-wide evacuation of Sylvester Middle School on Monday, Oct. 26, according to an email sent out by Highline Public Schools. “The (fan) motor was close... [Read more]