Education Section

Noise testing at Des Moines Elementary & Highline High on Tuesday, Feb. 21

Noise testing at Des Moines Elementary & Highline High on Tuesday, Feb. 21

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the Port of Seattle will be conducting noise testing at Highline High School and Des Moines Elementary as part of their continued partnership with Highline Public Schools on airplane... [Read more]

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Proceeds from March 3 & 4 Poverty Bay Wine Festival will go to Music4Life

Wine, music and a great cause – the annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – presented this year on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center – is proud to be donating... [Read more]

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, March 2!

Advertiser TL Sea Diving’s ‘Discover Pool Night’ will be Thursday, March 2!

Looking for your next great adventure – how about Scuba Diving? Come on out to TL Sea Diving’s Discover Pool Night on Thursday, March 2, 2017 and discover a Scuba intro, Dry Suit experiences, Peak... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High’s Ramen Robotics Team raising funds for upcoming competition

Mt. Rainier High’s Ramen Robotics Team raising funds for upcoming competition

Mount Rainier High School’s Ramen Robotics Team is trying to raise money for is upcoming FIRST Robotics Competition. This program at MRHS encourages students to pursue a career in the STEM field... [Read more]

Highline College to host free Summit for Latino Students on Saturday, Feb. 25

Highline College to host free Summit for Latino Students on Saturday, Feb. 25

High school students in south King County are invited to Highline College for the 2017 Latinx Summit, a free, day-long event scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25…

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Poverty Bay Wine Festival fundraiser will be back for its 13th year on March 3 & 4!

Get ready to raise your wine glasses for a good cause – the Poverty Bay Wine Festival will be back at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium for its 13th year on Friday, March 3 & Saturday, March... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park donates children’s dictionaries

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park donates children’s dictionaries

The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park visited every Highline Public Schools elementary school this week giving out special gifts – a beautifully illustrated children’s dictionary for... [Read more]

Highline Premier Soccer Club tryouts will be Feb. 14-16

Highline Premier Soccer Club tryouts will be Feb. 14-16

From new Advertiser Highline Premier Soccer Club: Highline Premier Soccer Club (HPFC) is a premier soccer program dedicated to providing its surrounding communities a player-centric approach to competing... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

In 2017, Highline Schools Foundation announced that it will award $166,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in Highline Public Schools. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2017. The Highline Schools... [Read more]

Learn about ‘Breaking the Aviation Glass Ceiling at Boeing’ on Thursday, Feb. 9

Learn about ‘Breaking the Aviation Glass Ceiling at Boeing’ on Thursday, Feb. 9

Captain Suzanna Darcy-Hennemann – a recent retiree who served as Chief Pilot of Boeing Flight Services – will be sharing stories from her 40+ year career on Thursday, Feb. 9, starting at 7 p.m. at... [Read more]

Help send Pacific Middle School Wind Ensemble to California competition Feb. 1

Help send Pacific Middle School Wind Ensemble to California competition Feb. 1

A fundraiser for the Pacific Middle School Wind Ensemble will be held Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the Waterland Arcade in Des Moines. For just $10, you can get two hours of unlimited games. Half the proceeds... [Read more]

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

As we kick-off the New Year, four of Highline Public Schools High Schools are in a major time crunch to design and build a functional and competitive robot in six Weeks. These robots will be used to... [Read more]

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 28

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 28

Are you looking for a nearby school which can nurture your child to his or her potential? Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to visit their upcoming Open House on Saturday, Jan. 28,... [Read more]

Registration for PacWest Little League opens this week

Registration for PacWest Little League opens this week

PacWest Little League baseball and Softball registration begins this week, and new players are encouraged to sign up! See below for dates, times & locations: Jan 26th, 6-8PM @ Highline Christian... [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]

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Ugandan Chess Champ Phiona Musei will be at SeaTac Community Center Thurs.

Phiona Musei – the Ugandan Chess Champion featured in the Disney film “Queen of Katwe” – will be making an appearance at the SeaTac Community Center this Thursday, Jan. 19. Doors will... [Read more]

Highline College master plan approved by Des Moines City Council

Highline College master plan approved by Des Moines City Council

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council approved a new master plan for Highline College’s proposed redevelopment, without objection from the public, at the Thursday night (Jan. 12) meeting. The project... [Read more]

Free income tax preparation is now available at Highline College

Free income tax preparation is now available at Highline College

Community members can get their taxes done for free, thanks to a partnership between United Way of King County and Highline College. Households that make less than $64,000 are eligible, as long as tax... [Read more]