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Burien City Council wants to know where the next airport will be

Burien City Council wants to know where the next airport will be

By Jack Mayne Burien City Councilmembers have by 6-0 vote approved a resolution asking county and state officials to look at the burgeoning growth of Sea-Tac Airport and figure out who is responsible for... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield addresses divisive election

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield addresses divisive election

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield on Wednesday (Nov. 9) sent a letter to parents and families of students regarding the ‘divisive and angry campaign season’ we just went... [Read more]

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Click the ‘Play’ button to hear the unedited, raw audio of Monday night’s ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’: http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ConvWithEnfield091916.mp3 By... [Read more]

All invited to a ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ on Monday, Sept. 19

All invited to a ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’ on Monday, Sept. 19

Families, community members, and staff are invited to join Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield at an open community conversation on Monday, Sept. 19, from 6 – 7 p.m. in the Highline... [Read more]

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Dr. Susan Enfield, superintendent of Highline Public Schools, greets a student on the first day of school. The Highline School Board unanimously approved a three-year contract extension for Superintendent... [Read more]

Former Highline teacher says school suspension policy wrong; needs changing

Former Highline teacher says school suspension policy wrong; needs changing

By Jack Mayne Former Highline High School teacher Jasmine Kettler has forcefully condemned the “out of school suspension policy” that has been cited by Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan... [Read more]

Council hears Superintendent on Nov. bond issue; begins biennial budget work

Council hears Superintendent on Nov. bond issue; begins biennial budget work

By Jack Mayne Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield briefed the Burien City Council on Monday (July 25) about the critically needed $299.4 million bond issue, which is seeking voter approval... [Read more]

Highline Superintendent Enfield receives Communication Technology Award

Highline Superintendent Enfield receives Communication Technology Award

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield recently won  the inaugural 2016 Communication Technology Award for Superintendents by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). Judges... [Read more]

Highline Schools Super sends out letter inspired by 2016 Presidential campaign

Highline Schools Super sends out letter inspired by 2016 Presidential campaign

Photo of Dr. Susan Enfield by Scott Schaefer. Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield sent out a letter to families this week, clearly inspired by this year’s divisive Presidential... [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 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]

Superintendent Enfield invites families and community for conversation

Superintendent Enfield invites families and community for conversation

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield has set monthly office hours for 2015-16, starting on Sept. 22 between 4 – 6 p.m., and she’s encouraging conversations with residents. Appointments... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Highline Public Schools Levy passing, Bond failing

ELECTION RESULTS: Highline Public Schools Levy passing, Bond failing

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Feb. 10) Special Election were released at 8:04 p.m., and the early tallies show that the Highline School District Levy is passing with a 57.47% approval, while... [Read more]

OP-ED + LETTER: Open letters to the Citizens of the Highline School District

OP-ED + LETTER: Open letters to the Citizens of the Highline School District

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This post includes both an ‘Op-Ed,’ submitted by the Highline School Board, and an ‘Open Letter to the Community’ submitted by Highline School District Superintendent... [Read more]

Susan Enfield: ‘While we have challenges in Highline, we are on the right track…’

Susan Enfield: ‘While we have challenges in Highline, we are on the right track…’

Last week Highline Public Schools Superintendent gave her annual ‘State of Our Schools’ speech at the Museum of Flight. Here’s a video of her full speech, followed by what the school... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools is sharing the results of a community survey that asked the public to provide feedback on how to solve challenges have arisen due to increased student enrollment and aging buildings. “Overall... [Read more]

Dr. Susan Enfield officially voted new Highline Superintendent

Dr. Susan Enfield officially voted new Highline Superintendent

by Jack Mayne Susan Enfield was officially and unanimously voted to become the next superintendent of the Highline School District Wednesday night (Feb. 29) at its regular board meeting. Enfield will... [Read more]

Dr. Susan Enfield ‘Thrilled, Honored’ with Chance to Lead Highline Schools

Dr. Susan Enfield ‘Thrilled, Honored’ with Chance to Lead Highline Schools

Saying she is “thrilled and honored,” Dr. Susan Enfield was introduced Tuesday morning (Feb. 28) as new Highline School District superintendent. “This is a decision that I am so happy about,” Enfield said during a press conference…

BREAKING: Enfield accepts position as Highline Schools Superintendent

BREAKING: Enfield accepts position as Highline Schools Superintendent

Dr. Susan Enfield, who was heavily recruited by the Highline, Seattle and Bellevue School Districts for the job of Superintendent, accepted Highline’s job offer Tuesday morning (Feb. 28). Pending... [Read more]

Susan Enfield offered Highline Schools Superintendent job

Susan Enfield offered Highline Schools Superintendent job

The Highline School Board on Monday afternoon announced that they have offered the superintendent position to Dr. Susan Enfield, pending successful contract negotiations and a background check…

Susan Enfield eschews Seattle and thinks Highline is Going from Good to Great

Susan Enfield eschews Seattle and thinks Highline is Going from Good to Great

by Jack Mayne Susan Enfield says she is seeking the Highline School District’s top job because it is a district “that just needs to keep going from good to great and that is appealing.” Enfield... [Read more]