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Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

In response to emerging reports of hate speech and violence directed at refugee and immigrant communities, Highline Public Schools announced Friday (Dec. 2) that it is joining over 50 local organizations... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Bayside Brunch Fundraiser raises over $27,000

Des Moines Legacy Foundation’s Bayside Brunch Fundraiser raises over $27,000

On Sunday, Nov. 6, Des Moines Legacy Foundation guests at the 16th annual Bayside Brunch raised over $27,000 for Des Moines and Normandy Park senior programs and services and recreation scholarships for... [Read more]

DAL Law Firm may be able to help if you’re experiencing financing struggles

DAL Law Firm may be able to help if you’re experiencing financing struggles

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Designed by Bedneyimages / Freepik If You’re Experiencing Financing Struggles, Our Office May Be Able to Help. For many clients we meet with regarding debts, one of the... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools gets $30K grant to improve grad rate at Mt. Rainier High

Highline Public Schools gets $30K grant to improve grad rate at Mt. Rainier High

Highline Public Schools is one of two Washington state school districts awarded $30,000 grants to support increasing graduation rates, the district announced Tuesday, Nov. 29. The grant will launch a... [Read more]

Highline College will protect students from possible deportation under Trump

Highline College will protect students from possible deportation under Trump

Dr. Jack Bermingham, Highline College President, has joined more than 200 other college and university presidents in an effort to protect some students from possible deportation. Bermingham added his name... [Read more]

Watch the Christmas Ships at Holiday Open House at MaST Center Dec. 15

Watch the Christmas Ships at Holiday Open House at MaST Center Dec. 15

As the festively-decorated Argosy Christmas Ships make their annual trip past Redondo Beach and the MaST Center, all are invited to a bonfire on the beach – or to stay warm inside and visit the aquarium... [Read more]

Holiday Gift Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Holiday Gift Bazaar fundraiser for youth basketball team will be Saturday, Dec. 3

Don’t miss the 2016 Holiday Gift Bazaar, to be held Saturday, Dec. 3 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Do your holiday shopping away from the crowds. Bring your friends and enter... [Read more]

Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotary donates $15,000 to Highline Music4Life

Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotary donates $15,000 to Highline Music4Life

David Endicott, CEO of Music4Life, accepts an oversized check for $15,000 from Des Moines/Normandy Park Rotarians Dan Johnson and Carri Litowitz. On Wednesday Nov. 16, 2016, the Rotary Club of Des Moines... [Read more]

See ‘Flow Motion’ exercise mats during Viking Night at Mt. Rainier Pool Nov. 18

See ‘Flow Motion’ exercise mats during Viking Night at Mt. Rainier Pool Nov. 18

This Friday and next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will offer exercise enthusiasts an opportunity to explore the brand new Flow Motion exercise mats at Mount Rainier Pool. Normandy Park’s own Christen... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing Aviation High student Josiah Hokanson has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Missing Aviation High student Josiah Hokanson has been FOUND!

UPDATE FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016: The Tukwila Police Department announced Friday night that missing 16-year old Aviation High School Josiah Hokanson has been found and is now safe with his family. As we previously... [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 want... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline School Bond will pass with 65.12% approval

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline School Bond will pass with 65.12% approval

On Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 9), King County Elections released the second round of results for Tuesday’s General Election. With 31,783 ballots now counted, it looks like the Highline School Bond... [Read more]

Not in school? Come to Mt. Rainier Pool for Veterans Day this Friday!

Not in school? Come to Mt. Rainier Pool for Veterans Day this Friday!

Friday is Veterans Day and you know what that means: No School! At Mount Rainier Pool we are continuing our pledge to parents that we’ll have a special event to help keep the kids busy on their... [Read more]

Mount Rainier Rams football team loses first round of playoffs to Skyline Friday

Mount Rainier Rams football team loses first round of playoffs to Skyline Friday

Des Moines’ Mount Rainier High School Rams football team lost the first round of State District Playoffs by a score of 41-7 to Skyline Friday night, Nov. 4. The game was played at Skyline High School,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools releases ‘Fact-check the Buzz about the Bond’ FAQ

Highline Public Schools releases ‘Fact-check the Buzz about the Bond’ FAQ

Highline Public Schools this week released a ‘Fact-check the Buzz about the Bond’ FAQ, intended to clarify some misconceptions about the upcoming School Bond on the Nov. 8 ballot. “We’ve... [Read more]

Highline School Board named ‘Board of Distinction’ by WSSDA

Highline School Board named ‘Board of Distinction’ by WSSDA

Award-winning Highline School Board members are Michael Spear (Board President), Bernie Dorsey, Angelica Alvarez, Tyrone Curry Sr., and Joe Van. The five-member Highline School Board has been named a ‘Board... [Read more]

Packed house attends Port of Seattle meeting on Flight Corridor Program

Packed house attends Port of Seattle meeting on Flight Corridor Program

Photos courtesy Nancy Tosta On Tuesday night, Nov. 1, the Port of Seattle held a Community Meeting and Open House on its proposed Flight Corridor Safety Program, which is intended to remove around 3,000... [Read more]

‘Thank You Des Moines Police!’ event at Des Moines Library this Friday, Nov. 4

‘Thank You Des Moines Police!’ event at Des Moines Library this Friday, Nov. 4

A ‘Thank You Des Moines Police!’ event will be held at the Des Moines Library this Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. – Noon. This is a free, family program, and all ages are welcome. “Join... [Read more]