Education Section

‘First Day Fun’ at Saltwater State Park will be this Friday, Jan. 1

‘First Day Fun’ at Saltwater State Park will be this Friday, Jan. 1

Enjoy ‘First Day Fun’ at Saltwater State Park this Friday, Jan. 1, starting at 10 a.m.: 10 a.m.: Nature Walk the Park with Nadine (Meet at the Cabin) 10 a.m. –Noon: Open House: Tour the... [Read more]

New Highline College program aims to combat South King County’s Food Desert

New Highline College program aims to combat South King County’s Food Desert

Andy Satkowski waters the edible garden at Highline College earlier this year. The garden gives students like Satkowski, who is enrolled in the college’s new Urban Agriculture certificate program, hands-on... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

The Highline Schools Foundation awarded $80,472 through 112 classroom grants this Fall. Because of events like the Burien Brat Trot and Oktoberfest, and the generosity of our community, the Foundation... [Read more]

MaST Center’s Holiday Open House will be this Thursday night, Dec. 17

MaST Center’s Holiday Open House will be this Thursday night, Dec. 17

As the festively-decorated Argosy Christmas Ships make their annual trip past Redondo Beach and the MaST Center, join in for a bonfire on the beach or stay warm inside and visit Des Moines’ MaST... [Read more]

Des Moines’ North Hill Elementary named 2015 ‘School of Distinction’

Des Moines’ North Hill Elementary named 2015 ‘School of Distinction’

Des Moines’ North Hill Elementary School has been recognized with the 2015 ‘School of Distinction Award’ after five consecutive years of outstanding improvement in student achievement,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts & Crafts Fair will be this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts & Crafts Fair will be this Saturday

REMINDER: Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair will be held this Saturday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please join your Kennedy Catholic High School neighbors as they present their... [Read more]

Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts & Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 5

Kennedy Catholic High’s Arts & Crafts Fair will be Saturday, Dec. 5

Kennedy Catholic High School’s Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Enjoy holiday music, raffles and a delicious lunch. Shop from over 140 high quality... [Read more]

Empowered Parenting Workshop will be Wednesday at Mt. Rainier High School

Empowered Parenting Workshop will be Wednesday at Mt. Rainier High School

MRHS Booster Club & Family Action Committee Present: EMPOWERED PARENTING WORKSHOPS Facilitated by our own MRHS Parent, Kristina Saelee, who is a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator Parenting... [Read more]

The Genesis Project’s ‘A Night of Hope’ Auction will be Saturday, Dec. 5

The Genesis Project’s ‘A Night of Hope’ Auction will be Saturday, Dec. 5

The Genesis Project’s 5th annual ‘A Night of Hope’ Auction will take place on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at the Seattle Airport Marriott in SeaTac. Auction activities will include:... [Read more]

#HighlineAlum: Mt. Rainier grad turned Hollywood stuntwoman Kristina Baskett

#HighlineAlum: Mt. Rainier grad turned Hollywood stuntwoman Kristina Baskett

Highline Public Schools this month is honoring Kristina Basket, a 2005 Mount Rainier High School graduate turned Hollywood stuntwoman, as its #HighlineAlum. Kristina started her career early as a gymnast.... [Read more]

Pacific Middle School Leadership Students clean-up downtown Des Moines

Pacific Middle School Leadership Students clean-up downtown Des Moines

by Abigail Gerken It’s a balmy Fall Sunday morning as Pacific Middle School students, me inclusive, set out to clean-up Des Moines’ downtown. While most children are enjoying their time... [Read more]

Des Moines Historical Society discussing the Depression in Des Moines TONIGHT

Des Moines Historical Society discussing the Depression in Des Moines TONIGHT

The Des Moines Historical Society will be discussing the 1930’s Depression in Des Moines TONIGHT – Tuesday, Nov. 10 – at Des Moines United Methodist Church. located at S. 223rd Street and 9th Ave... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High School Choir Fall Concert will be Tuesday, Nov. 10

Mt. Rainier High School Choir Fall Concert will be Tuesday, Nov. 10

The Mt. Rainier High School Choir Fall Concert will be at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. All are invited – and admission is FREE – for an evening of performances... [Read more]

Service Trip shapes student’s global view; dump visit a moving experience

Service Trip shapes student’s global view; dump visit a moving experience

Advertiser Kennedy Catholic High School pursues numerous service learning experiences through the year – read on to learn more about the dramatic impact of a recent journey to Guatemala on student’s... [Read more]

Highline College Fall Job Fair will be Tuesday, Oct. 27

Highline College Fall Job Fair will be Tuesday, Oct. 27

Highline College will be holding a free Fall Job Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Here are the details: WHEN: Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. COST: FREE WHERE: Highline... [Read more]

Highline College student tells her ‘Tattoo Story’ at free art exhibition

Highline College student tells her ‘Tattoo Story’ at free art exhibition

Sofiya Yakubovskaya is emotionally attached to a tattoo symbolizing her friend’s death. Located on her upper right arm, the tattoo includes “P” for Pamela, a heart for love and gothic wings symbolizing... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest will be Friday at the Cove

Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest will be Friday at the Cove

Enjoy a merry German Beer Hall atmosphere with friends dressed to the nines in their Lederhosen (you can wear your jeans!) at the Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest this Friday, Oct. 16. Doors... [Read more]

‘Changing the Face of Aging with Linda Henry’ at Wesley Homes Oct. 21

‘Changing the Face of Aging with Linda Henry’ at Wesley Homes Oct. 21

‘Changing the Face of Aging with Linda Henry’ will be held at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Oct. 21, from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. This highly interactive and fun program will help you: Debunk... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Fall Luncheon is Oct. 15

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Fall Luncheon is Oct. 15

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be presenting its annual Fall Luncheon on Thursday, Oct 15, 2015 at the Des Moines United Methodist Church, 22225 9th Ave South. The... [Read more]

WEATHER GEEK: Oh no – here come the remnants of Hurricane Oho

WEATHER GEEK: Oh no – here come the remnants of Hurricane Oho

Press “Play” button to view/hear the live, local weather stream. by Chris Scragg Puget Sound Weather Geek Post-Tropical Storm Oho Impacts:  Increasing rainfall beginning Friday. Heaviest... [Read more]

Fundraiser Screening & Presentation of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Oct. 25

Fundraiser Screening & Presentation of ‘The Maury Island Incident’ Oct. 25

A full screening and special presentation of the locally-made, award-winning historic UFO film “The Maury Island Incident” will serve as a benefit for the Tukwila Historical Society on Sunday, Oct.... [Read more]

Basketball Star Lenny Wilkens to share his story at Wesley Homes Oct. 13

Basketball Star Lenny Wilkens to share his story at Wesley Homes Oct. 13

National Basketball Association Hall of Famer and All-Star MVP Lenny Wilkens will talk about his family, foundation and award-winning career at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. Wilkens... [Read more]