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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]

Highline Public Schools will host national network of Innovative School Districts

Highline Public Schools will host national network of Innovative School Districts

Highline Public Schools will host the spring 2019 League of Innovative Schools meeting. The League of Innovative Schools is a national coalition of forward-thinking school districts organized by Digital... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Music & arts programs are currently inequitable across all Highline schools’

LETTER: ‘Music & arts programs are currently inequitable across all Highline schools’

[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:] Hello, My name is Emily Black and I am... [Read more]

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]