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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]

Sponsored Post 7 things you (maybe) didn’t know about internships + how to get one this summer

7 things you (maybe) didn’t know about internships + how to get one this summer

From Advertiser the Port of Seattle: For high school student Bryanna Bui, two consecutive summer internships at Pier 69 and Sea-Tac airport improved her confidence through writing projects, event planning... [Read more]

Here’s what to expect at Saturday’s ‘March For Our Lives Seattle’ student protest

Here’s what to expect at Saturday’s ‘March For Our Lives Seattle’ student protest

EDITOR’S NOTE: Katalia Alexander is a student at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines. By Katalia Alexander This Saturday, March 24, a coalition of students from throughout Washington State will... [Read more]

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan pledges to stand against gun violence with students

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan pledges to stand against gun violence with students

EDITOR’S NOTE: Katalia Alexander is a student at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines. By Katalia Alexander On Thursday, March 8, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan hosted “Town Hall: Students Stopping... [Read more]

Area Students will join ‘March for Our Lives’ protest in Seattle March 24

Area Students will join ‘March for Our Lives’ protest in Seattle March 24

A group of local high school students are organizing the Seattle branch of the nationwide ‘March for Our Lives’ protest, which will take place on Saturday, March 24, on Capitol Hill. A coalition... [Read more]

Help local students via Food Drive for the Highline Schools Foundation

Help local students via Food Drive for the Highline Schools Foundation

The Highline Schools Foundation is still in dire need of food donations for local students. Here’s more info from the good folks at Pollock Insurance: Anne with the Highline Schools Foundation just... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic announces Lancer Athletics spring all-league honors

Kennedy Catholic announces Lancer Athletics spring all-league honors

With spring sports at Kennedy Catholic High School now complete, the school announced a wealth of North Puget Sound League individual accolades for numerous Lancers: The Lancers were well represented... [Read more]

Student Music & Art Walk will be held in downtown Burien on Friday, May 5

Student Music & Art Walk will be held in downtown Burien on Friday, May 5

The B-Town Beat’s Student Music & Art Walk will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017, from 6 – 9 p.m. on SW 152nd Street, between 4th and 10th Ave SW. “Celebrate the start of the B-Town Beat... [Read more]

School district releases new statement on immigration & student safety

School district releases new statement on immigration & student safety

On Tuesday, March 14, Highline Public Schools released a new statement on immigration and student safety (read their previous statement, released in December, here): We recognize that actions taken by... [Read more]

Know a Student Superhero? The Sidekick Collective wants nominations by Mar. 1

Know a Student Superhero? The Sidekick Collective wants nominations by Mar. 1

Local non-profit the Sidekick Collective is searching for superheroes: Dear Sidekicks, As you know, we’re on a mission to help extraordinary young people turn their big ideas into real-world solutions. But... [Read more]

Students at Hazel Valley School get Valentine greetings from Teachers Tues.

Students at Hazel Valley School get Valentine greetings from Teachers Tues.

On Tuesday, Feb. 14 (Valentine’s Day), Teachers at Burien’s Hazel Valley Elementary School greeted students with welcome signs and cheers as they arrived on campus to send a message of inclusion... [Read more]

Kennedy Lancer students collect over 5,000 breakfast meals for hungry

Kennedy Lancer students collect over 5,000 breakfast meals for hungry

Several Kennedy Catholic High School Lancer students collected over 5,000 breakfast meals during a ‘Cereal Drive’ this week, which they donated to the hungry in our community. “Your... [Read more]

Enjoy a ‘Seaside Soiree’ fundraiser for local students on Saturday, March 4

Enjoy a ‘Seaside Soiree’ fundraiser for local students on Saturday, March 4

Have a whale of a time during a (sea)star studded evening benefiting local students on Saturday, March 4, starting at 5 p.m. at the Normandy Park Cove. The evening will include a previous student speaker,... [Read more]

School Board passes strong ‘Statement of Support for All Students’ resolution

School Board passes strong ‘Statement of Support for All Students’ resolution

Teachers, administrators, and the school board are sending an unequivocal message of support and reassurance to all students and families within Highline Public Schools this week. With a letter from the... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Waterland Arcade launches ‘Good Student Incentive Program’

Advertiser Waterland Arcade launches ‘Good Student Incentive Program’

From Advertiser Waterland Arcade: With the first days of the new school year upon us, it is with great hope and pride that we at the Waterland Arcade announce our little “incentive” program... [Read more]

REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

REMINDER: Student Music & Art featured at B-Town Beat this Thursday

Help celebrate Student Art Month at May’s B-Town Beat, which is partnering with Highline Public Schools and Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services for a Student Music and Art Walk this... [Read more]

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Schools Foundation delivers its Project PROMise

[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 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]

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]