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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]

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]

Alleyway near Hilltop Elementary School gets mural makeover

Alleyway near Hilltop Elementary School gets mural makeover

Burien City Manager Kamuron Gurol, Southwest Youth Family Services, and Hilltop Elementary staff at the dedication ceremony for an alleyway mural project this week. “Thank you to everyone who helped... [Read more]

Highline High School put into modified lockdown Tuesday afternoon

Highline High School put into modified lockdown Tuesday afternoon

At 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, Burien’s Highline High School went into ‘modified lockdown’ after three male non-students were seen on campus. Police responded, and one boy was apprehended... [Read more]

Recent ‘Speed Networking’ event big success for Highline students

Recent ‘Speed Networking’ event big success for Highline students

Story by Pam Fernald Photos by Pam Fernald, Michelle Thomassian & Julie Burr Recently I participated in a ‘Speed Networking’ event for 60 Highline School District 10th, 11th and... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High seeking Homestay Families for international students

Kennedy Catholic High seeking Homestay Families for international students

Kennedy Catholic High School is seeking Homestay Families to support its international students for the 2015-16 school year. “International students are excited to experience family life in America,... [Read more]

‘Sidekick Collective’ surprises Student with seed funding to change the world

‘Sidekick Collective’ surprises Student with seed funding to change the world

Local non-profit the Sidekick Collective on Friday (May 15) named Lupe Vieyra, a senior at Chelan High School, as its 2015 ‘Cosmic Hero.’ The organization – first created in 2008 by then-Federal... [Read more]

International Student Exchange seeking host parents for foreign students

International Student Exchange seeking host parents for foreign students

International Student Exchange, a non-profit foreign exchange program for high school students, is seeking host parents in the South Seattle area for the 2015/16 school year.  Host families provide a... [Read more]

Fashion Design and Marketing students at Puget Sound Skills Center open shop

Fashion Design and Marketing students at Puget Sound Skills Center open shop

Second-year Fashion Design and Marketing students at Burien’s Puget Sound Skills Center are coordinating a small shop on the campus, where students can purchase clothing for interviews, leadership... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School students seeking donations to plant trees

Sylvester Middle School students seeking donations to plant trees

Sylvester Middle School students Logan Lemieux, Jeremiah Harding, Brian Phuong, Mira Stemen and Joanne Robson​ are trying to raise money to plant trees, and they’re looking for people to donate... [Read more]

Host families needed for foreign high school exchange students

Host families needed for foreign high school exchange students

The Foundation for Academic Cultural Exchange (FACE) is looking for host families for high school exchange students. The students arrive in late August, and it is a 10-month commitment. Organizers are... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Host families needed for foreign high school exchange students

Host families needed for foreign high school exchange students

The Foundation for Academic Cultural Exchange (FACE) is looking for host families for high school exchange students who will be attending John F. Kennedy Catholic High School. The students arrive in late... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Students at St. Francis of Assisi School enjoy a spirited ‘Field Day’

PHOTOS: Students at St. Francis of Assisi School enjoy a spirited ‘Field Day’

Story & Photos by Robbie Howell On Friday, May 16, the students of St. Francis of Assisi School passionately delivered a lasting memory of a spirited “Field Day.” The students divided into “Family... [Read more]

Reception for ‘Spotlight on Student Art’ is Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Reception for ‘Spotlight on Student Art’ is Friday at Burien Arts Gallery

Burien Arts invites YOU to the ‘Spotlight on Student Art’ Exhibit, opening this Friday, Feb. 7, with a reception from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Burien Arts Gallery…