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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]

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]

Celebrate local Student Artists at Art Walk in downtown Burien this Friday, May 3

Celebrate local Student Artists at Art Walk in downtown Burien this Friday, May 3

Celebrate Arts in Education month at the annual Student Art Walk in downtown Burien this Friday, May 3, 2019, from 6 – 8 p.m. This event will include artwork and performances from the many student artists... [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]

Students hack homelessness at Innovation Challenge in Burien

Students hack homelessness at Innovation Challenge in Burien

Left to right, Brandon Carlisle – Teacher at [email protected] with 1st-place winning student team Step It Up, and Diem Ly, Comcast Community Impact Director. The $1000 check is a scholarship for each... [Read more]

Burien Elks donate free dictionaries to third graders at Bow Lake Elementary

Burien Elks donate free dictionaries to third graders at Bow Lake Elementary

10,000 Reasons to Give Third grade students at Bow Lake Elementary were smiling Monday afternoon (Dec. 10) after receiving free dictionaries from the Burien Elks #2143. The Dictionary Project was founded... [Read more]

Police Chief Ted Boe to appear at Youth Volunteer Appreciation Party Thursday

Police Chief Ted Boe to appear at Youth Volunteer Appreciation Party Thursday

Burien Police Chief Ted Boe will appear at a monthly Youth Volunteer Appreciation Party this Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, for students at Sylvester Middle School and Highline High School. Skully Serves will... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline High Ceramics class ‘Monster Fundraiser’ raises over $1,337

PHOTOS: Highline High Ceramics class ‘Monster Fundraiser’ raises over $1,337

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline High School’s Ceramics class recently held its annual ‘Monster Fundraiser’ – where fun, playful ceramic ‘Monsters’ created... [Read more]

VIDEO: Students from WELS High give public comments at Council meeting

VIDEO: Students from WELS High give public comments at Council meeting

Students from Waskowitz Environmental Leadership and Service (WELS) High School gave public comments at Monday night’s (Nov. 19) Burien City Council meeting, and we’ve edited together their... [Read more]

Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

Two local students receive scholarships from Coast Guard Foundation

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced Wednesday, Sept. 12 that it has awarded a record-breaking... [Read more]

Navos seeking donations to help local students

Navos seeking donations to help local students

Local non-profit Navos is seeking donations to help local students. Here’s more info: You can help to ensure every child has what they need to succeed in school. Navos provides mental health treatment... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Highline Tutoring & Testing: Priceless Parent Workshops for School Success

Highline Tutoring & Testing: Priceless Parent Workshops for School Success

From new Advertiser Highline Tutoring and Testing Center: Attention all parents and Guardians: Highline Tutoring and Testing Center will be offering one-hour workshops regarding best practices for school... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards Scholarships to local students

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards Scholarships to local students

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center recently awarded $12,050 to several local students with scholarships to further their education. After initial written applications, students were interviewed by... [Read more]

Why be a Mentor? It’s good for everyone – Mentors both teach and learn

Why be a Mentor? It’s good for everyone – Mentors both teach and learn

POS intern, Vaungh’Nee Walker, at Marine Maintenance with Corbin Purnhagen, Aug. 12, 2016. By the Port of Seattle With a busy professional and personal life, you may wonder if becoming a mentor is... [Read more]

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Hazel Valley Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty students however, the day isn’t... [Read more]

Deadline extended for ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program

Deadline extended for ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program

Discover Burien has extended the deadline for its 2018 “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship program, with a new deadline of June 1, 2018. The ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program... [Read more]

Local student art will be showcased in first B-Town Beat this Friday, May 4

Local student art will be showcased in first B-Town Beat this Friday, May 4

Celebrate the start of the 2018 B-Town Beat season by experiencing the visual and performing arts of our own talented Burien students this Friday, May 4. This free and open Music & Art Walk will take... [Read more]

Third graders at Beverly Park Elementary put to test on dialing 9-1-1 Thursday

Third graders at Beverly Park Elementary put to test on dialing 9-1-1 Thursday

On Thursday, April 19, a third-grade class at Beverly Park Elementary in Burien celebrated National 9-1-1 Education Month by taking a course that may help them save a life. The course was a follow-up... [Read more]

Local students, teachers & others honored as King County Earth Heroes at School

Local students, teachers & others honored as King County Earth Heroes at School

Local students – as well as educators and other school employees – will be honored for their environmental stewardship at the King County Earth Heroes at School awards ceremony, to be held May 3 at... [Read more]