Sylvester Middle School Section

With a little help, Sylvester Middle School students build new rain garden

With a little help, Sylvester Middle School students build new rain garden

With a little help from the Sounders FC and volunteers, on Wednesday (April 19), Sylvester Middle School students got to see their new rain garden in action. The City of Burien, Washington Green Schools,... [Read more]

Student with gun caught, expelled from Sylvester Middle School Friday

Student with gun caught, expelled from Sylvester Middle School Friday

On Friday, Jan. 20, a student was caught with a gun in his possession at Sylvester Middle School in Burien. According to an email sent by school Principal Kyle Linman, the student with the gun was reported... [Read more]

Volunteer as an ‘Environmental Detective’ for Sylvester 8th Graders Dec. 8

Volunteer as an ‘Environmental Detective’ for Sylvester 8th Graders Dec. 8

Volunteers are needed to serve as ‘Environmental Detectives’ for Sylvester Middle School students on Thursday, Dec. 8. 8th grade students will gather at the Burien Community Center for an investigation... [Read more]

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting event at Sylvester Wed., June 8

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program hosting event at Sylvester Wed., June 8

United Way’s ‘Fuel Your Future’ program will be hosting a Family Fun & Wellness Night at Sylvester Middle School on Wednesday, June 8, from 6 – 8 p.m<. This will be a FREE family... [Read more]

Small fire at Sylvester Middle School causes school-wide evacuation Monday

Small fire at Sylvester Middle School causes school-wide evacuation Monday

A small fire inside a fan motor caused a school-wide evacuation of Sylvester Middle School on Monday, Oct. 26, according to an email sent out by Highline Public Schools. “The (fan) motor was close... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School needs Goats, and here’s how you can help!

Sylvester Middle School needs Goats, and here’s how you can help!

Sylvester Middle School needs Goats! That’s right…GOATS! To help women farmers in Africa, that is… A “We Create Change” fundraiser is in full gear at the school, and they have raised... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Meet our newest Columnist, 13-year old Cass Huff!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: Meet our newest Columnist, 13-year old Cass Huff!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a 13-year old special needs student at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School. She is also our latest columnist… by Cass Huff My name is Cassidy Huff and I will... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School Special Needs student shares her ‘WE Day’ experience

Sylvester Middle School Special Needs student shares her ‘WE Day’ experience

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following was written by Sylvester Middle School Special Needs student Cassidy Huff, 12. In January, she raised money to purchase iPads for her fellow students (read our previous... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools warns parents of attempted student abduction in Burien

Highline Public Schools warns parents of attempted student abduction in Burien

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated at 8:56 p.m. on April 14, 2015: Highline Public Schools sent out an automated phone call on Tuesday afternoon, April 14, warning parents at local schools of... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School students help plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day event

Sylvester Middle School students help plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day event

Ben Thompson (left) and Nancy Tosta with ‘Tree City USA’ Flag. Sylvester Middle School students (left to right): Logan Lemieux, Jeremiah Harding, Brian Phuong, Joanne Robson and Mira Stemen. Deputy... [Read more]

Students at Sylvester Middle School trying to raise $10,500 to purchase laptops

Students at Sylvester Middle School trying to raise $10,500 to purchase laptops

Students at Sylvester Middle School in Burien are trying to raise $10,500 to purchase new computers for the school, and they’ve created a GoFundMe page…

Power outage affects over 1800, including Sylvester Middle School Wed.

Power outage affects over 1800, including Sylvester Middle School Wed.

Around 12:18 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, a power outage hit the Burien/Normandy Park area served by Puget Sound Energy, affecting over 1800 customers, including Sylvester Middle School. Cause of the outage... [Read more]

Sylvester students will plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day Celebration April 3

Sylvester students will plant trees at Burien’s Arbor Day Celebration April 3

All are invited to Lakeview Park at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3 to celebrate the 143rd anniversary of Arbor Day and also acknowledge the City of Burien’s 14th year as a member of Tree City USA. A... [Read more]

South Highline National Little League registration is Thursday, Feb. 19

South Highline National Little League registration is Thursday, Feb. 19

South Highline National Little League registration will be this Thursday, Feb. 19, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at Sylvester Middle School. Feb 19: Walk-in registration at Sylvester Middle School – 6:00 –... [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]

Special needs student at Sylvester raises money and buys new iPads for others

Special needs student at Sylvester raises money and buys new iPads for others

12-year-old Cassidy Huff was at home recovering from her 33rd spinal surgery when she decided to organize a fundraiser for the special education classmates she tutors at Sylvester Middle School in Burien. In... [Read more]

Men’s Drop-In Basketball starting on Tuesday nights at Sylvester Middle School

Men’s Drop-In Basketball starting on Tuesday nights at Sylvester Middle School

Burien Parks announced Thursday (Jan. 15) that they’ll be holding Men’s Drop-In Basketball on Tuesday nights from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Sylvester Middle School Gym. The cost if $4 per night, ages 16... [Read more]

Homemade bomb explodes outside Sylvester Middle School Thurs. morning

Homemade bomb explodes outside Sylvester Middle School Thurs. morning

Thursday morning (Nov. 20), before school started, a homemade explosive device was set off outside the cafeteria door of Sylvester Middle School in Burien. Nobody was injured, and police, district security... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School closed due to power outage Tuesday

Sylvester Middle School closed due to power outage Tuesday

The Highline School District announced around 5:30 a.m. that Sylvester Middle School will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 30, due to a power outage. “We will provide more information has it becomes available,”... [Read more]

Celebrity Nick Cannon was ‘Principal for the Day’ at Sylvester Middle School Friday

Celebrity Nick Cannon was ‘Principal for the Day’ at Sylvester Middle School Friday

Nick Cannon, an actor, comedian, rapper, entrepreneur, record producer, radio, and television personality, served as “Principal for the Day” at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School on Friday,... [Read more]

13-Year Old Sylvester Middle School Student Sexually Harassed at Burger King

13-Year Old Sylvester Middle School Student Sexually Harassed at Burger King

On Thursday morning (April 5), a 13-year old female Sylvester Middle School student was cornered and sexually harassed at the Burger King near 4th Ave SW and SW 148th Street in Burien, according to a statement... [Read more]

Local Teen Author Marta Stahlfeld will Speak to Students at Sylvester Friday

Local Teen Author Marta Stahlfeld will Speak to Students at Sylvester Friday

Local teen author Marta Stahlfeld, creator of Darkwoods (read our previous coverage of here here), will be speaking to students at Burien’s Sylvester Middle School this Friday, March 23…

FOLLOWUP: More Details Emerge In Police Report From Monday’s Shooting

FOLLOWUP: More Details Emerge In Police Report From Monday’s Shooting

On Tuesday (Sept. 20), the King County Sheriff’s Office released the following police report to The B-Town Blog, detailing Monday’s shooting incident at the Southwest Seattle Ambulatory Center…

UPDATE: Shots Fired, Huge Police Turnout Near Sylvester Middle School

UPDATE: Shots Fired, Huge Police Turnout Near Sylvester Middle School

UPDATE 9/19/11 9:30 p.m.: KCPQ-13 posted the following video Monday evening, confirming that the windows of the Seattle Ambulatory Surgery Center were indeed hit by an unknown shooter: UPDATE 9/19/11... [Read more]