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Highline Public Schools announces agreement on Teachers’ Contract

Highline Public Schools announces agreement on Teachers’ Contract

The Highline School Board announced that it has officially approved a three-year contract with Highline teachers at Wednesday night’s (Sept. 2) school board meeting. The contract was ratified by Highline... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: John Knox Community Preschool hiring Lead Teacher & Teacher Assistants

JOBS: John Knox Community Preschool hiring Lead Teacher & Teacher Assistants

John Knox Community Preschool is looking to hire a Leader Teacher and Teacher Assistants: To apply, email marla@jkpcusa.org with the subject line “Lead Teacher Fall 2015.” John Knox Community... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding Teacher Recruiting Event Wednesday, June 24

Highline Public Schools holding Teacher Recruiting Event Wednesday, June 24

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Teacher Recruiting Event on Wednesday, June 24, from 3 – 5 p.m. at the District office at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. Meet Highline principals and assistant... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Highline Public Schools Teachers rally at Moshier Field Thursday

PHOTOS: Highline Public Schools Teachers rally at Moshier Field Thursday

Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern Highline Public Schools Teachers rallied– along with local politicians and supporters – on Thursday, May 21, and Intern Sterling Paris was on hand at... [Read more]

MAP: Here’s where striking Highline Schools Teachers will be rallying Thursday

MAP: Here’s where striking Highline Schools Teachers will be rallying Thursday

Highline Public Schools Teachers will be “walking out” of classrooms this Thursday, May 21 – all school is canceled for the day – and will be striking at the following sites, including... [Read more]

Here’s more info on why Highline Schools Teachers are walking out Thursday

Here’s more info on why Highline Schools Teachers are walking out Thursday

As we reported last week, Highline Public Schools Teachers will conduct a one-day walkout this Thursday, May 21, to make a statement to the state legislature about their repeated failure to provide adequate... [Read more]

All Highline Schools will be closed Thursday, May 21 due to Teacher walkout

All Highline Schools will be closed Thursday, May 21 due to Teacher walkout

Screenshot from the HEA Facebook page announcing the May 21 walkout. All schools in Highline Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, May 21 due to a teacher walkout. The Highline Education Association... [Read more]

Here are the winners of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2015 Gold Star Awards

Here are the winners of Highline Schools Foundation’s 2015 Gold Star Awards

Last Thursday (March 19), the Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the 2015 Gold Star Awards at their annual Gold Star Awards BASH! at the Technology Access Foundation in White Center. District... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces Gold Star Award nominees

Highline Schools Foundation announces Gold Star Award nominees

And the Nominees Are …  Each year, the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, district employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards. This... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation seeking nominations for Gold Star Awards

Highline Schools Foundation seeking nominations for Gold Star Awards

The Highline Schools Foundation is seeking nominations for this year’s Gold Star Awards, the theme of which will be “Own Your Impact,” and with the big event set for Friday, April 17. The deadline... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation celebrates 2014 Gold Star Award Winners

Highline Schools Foundation celebrates 2014 Gold Star Award Winners

On Thursday, March 20 the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence hosted their 2014 Gold Star Award Bash. This annual event celebrates the outstanding Teachers, Volunteers, Alumni, Staff and Administrators... [Read more]

JOBS: Highline Public Schools is hiring; holding Career Fair Nov. 20

JOBS: Highline Public Schools is hiring; holding Career Fair Nov. 20

Highline Public Schools is looking for “top-notch professionals committed to delivering on our promise,” and they’re holding a Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 3 – 5:30... [Read more]

Two Highline Public School Teachers honored by Seattle Seahawks

Two Highline Public School Teachers honored by Seattle Seahawks

On May 24, two Highline Public School Teachers – Elle Parsons and Lyn Nelthropp – were honored with 22 others as “Symetra Heroes in the Classroom” during the 2012 NFL season…

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

Each year the Highline Schools Foundation solicits nominations from community members, District employees and parents for its prestigious and much-anticipated Gold Star Awards – and we’ve got... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards BASH is Thursday, March 21

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards BASH is Thursday, March 21

Our friends at the Highline Schools Foundation will be holding their second annual Gold Star Awards BASH on Thursday, March 21, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at The Production Shop in Burien. “Please... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Seeking Nominations for Gold Star Awards

Highline Schools Foundation Seeking Nominations for Gold Star Awards

The Highline Schools Foundation has opened the nominating process for its annual Gold Star Awards, meant to honor Highline Public Schools’ best and brightest teachers, volunteers, alumni, staff,... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Announces 2012 Gold Star Award Winners

Highline Schools Foundation Announces 2012 Gold Star Award Winners

The Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the 2012 Gold Star Awards at their first Annual Gold Star Awards BASH Thursday night (March 22), held in Burien…

Highline Schools Foundation announces Nominees for 2012 Gold Star Awards

Highline Schools Foundation announces Nominees for 2012 Gold Star Awards

On Thursday (March 15), the Highline Schools Foundation announced the nominees for its 2012 Gold Star Awards, its annual awards given out to staff, volunteers, and administrators. Winners will be announced... [Read more]

Local Teachers Go MAD Over Grants From Highline Schools Foundation

Local Teachers Go MAD Over Grants From Highline Schools Foundation

The Highline Schools Foundation awarded $31,608 in Excel/MAD grants to 54 teachers at 30 different schools at Highline Public Schools this week. The Foundation’s Excel Grant program was created to support... [Read more]

Nominees Announced For Highline Schools Foundation Gold Star Awards

Nominees Announced For Highline Schools Foundation Gold Star Awards

The Highline Schools Foundation recently released its list of nominees for the 2011 Gold Star Awards, with 27 names from 23 different schools in the district. Gold Star Awards honor outstanding teachers,... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation, Fred Meyer Welcome New Teachers

Highline Schools Foundation, Fred Meyer Welcome New Teachers

This past Friday (Aug 27) new Highline School District teachers attending orientation at the Educational Resource & Administrative Center (ERAC) in Burien were surprised by a group of visitors at... [Read more]

The Best of the Best Honored in Gold Star Awards Ceremony

The Best of the Best Honored in Gold Star Awards Ceremony

Story by Janet Grella with photos by Michael Brunk Over 300 supporters of the Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence gathered at the DoubleTree Guest Suites in Southcenter on Friday, May 21st to celebrate... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Winners

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Winners

The Highline School Foundation for Excellence has announced its 2010 Gold Star Award winners, who will be honored at a luncheon on May 21st at the Double Tree Guest Suites Hotel. These awards honor outstanding... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Announces 2010 Gold Star Awards Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation Announces 2010 Gold Star Awards Nominees

On Wednesday (April 14), the Highline Schools Foundation released its list of nominees for the 2010 Gold Star Awards, with 27 names from 20 different schools in the district. Gold Star Awards honor outstanding... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Gold Star Award Nominations Due April 1

Highline Schools Foundation Gold Star Award Nominations Due April 1

The Highline Schools Foundation is now accepting nominations for this year’s Gold Star Awards, which will honor outstanding teachers, staff, administrators and volunteers in the Highline Public... [Read more]

Foundation For Excellence Announces Gold Star Nominees

Foundation For Excellence Announces Gold Star Nominees

And the nominees are..

Nancy Paré, Executive Director of Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence has announced the nominees for the 2009 Highline Gold Star Awards.

Over 40 educators, volunteers and classified personnel were nominated by fellow educators, parents, citizens and students in the following classifications:

  • Outstanding Administrator/Principal
  • Outstanding Teacher
  • Outstanding Volunteer
  • Outstanding Classified Employee

If you want to see if you, a friend, a neighbor, a relative or your favorite principal/teacher were nominated, just click here.

The winners will be selected by a volunteer committee that has been selected to review the Gold Star nominations and make recommendations as to who will be the winners in each category. The committee consists of a Highline School District representative, a Foundation Board representative, a Retired Teachers Association representative, and a PTSA representative. The committee is staffed by the Foundation Executive Director. The committee will be reviewing the submitted nominations materials and meeting early next week for decision making.

Stay tuned to the BTB as we will be announcing the winners next week.

Housing Incentive Grants Awarded To Highline Teachers

Housing Incentive Grants Awarded To Highline Teachers

At Monday night’s City of Burien meeting, a check for $250,000 was presented collectively to several Highline School District teachers as part of the Housing Incentive Grant Program, which is a... [Read more]