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Due to snow forecast, Highline school buses will stop at alternate stops Friday

Due to snow forecast, Highline school buses will stop at alternate stops Friday

Highline Public Schools announced that all schools will be open and start on-time on Friday, Feb. 8, but due to snow in the forecast, buses will stop at alternate stops before and after school. All afterschool... [Read more]

UPDATE: Highline Public Schools CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 5

UPDATE: Highline Public Schools CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 5

UPDATE Feb. 5, 2019: Highline Public Schools will be CLOSED on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, the district announced early Tuesday morning: All scheduled activities, athletic events and meetings are canceled. No... [Read more]

UPDATE: Highline Public Schools, offices CLOSED Monday, Feb. 4

UPDATE: Highline Public Schools, offices CLOSED Monday, Feb. 4

UPDATE: Due to weather conditions, all schools and Highline Public Schools district offices will be CLOSED Monday, February 4. Previously, the district had planned to start school two hours later than... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School Robotics Team holding fundraiser this Saturday

Mount Rainier High School Robotics Team holding fundraiser this Saturday

The Mount Rainier High School Robotics Team will be holding a Chipotle Fundraiser in Tukwila this Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 from 5 – 9 p.m.: If you can stop by, that would be greatly appreciated. Please... [Read more]

Learn ‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ on Wed., Feb. 6

Learn ‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ on Wed., Feb. 6

The City of Normandy Park and the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be hosting ‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ – an Emergency Management Public Presentation... [Read more]

Highline College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 22-25

Highline College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 22-25

The public is invited to free events between Jan. 22–25, 2019 as Highline College hosts its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. Marking what would have been King’s 90th birthday, the week... [Read more]

Mount Rainier Pool will re-open on Monday, Jan. 14

Mount Rainier Pool will re-open on Monday, Jan. 14

The Mount Rainier Pool will re-open on Monday, Jan. 14 for lap swim, family and open swim, water aerobics and swim and dive teams, it was announced on Thursday, Jan. 3. As we previously reported, the pool’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Raisbeck Aviation High Students use Robot for Police Toy Drive

PHOTOS: Raisbeck Aviation High Students use Robot for Police Toy Drive

Story & Photos by Jana Kleitsch The giving force was felt in Des Moines today! Phoenix Force Robotics – FRC Team #2097 from Raisbeck Aviation High School, Highline School District – had a fantastic... [Read more]

Ribbon cut for new student housing building at Highline College

Ribbon cut for new student housing building at Highline College

On Thursday, Dec. 13, Highline College held a ribbon cutting at ‘Campus View,’ a new building that will become home to hundreds of students starting this winter quarter. “Thank you to... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $122,000 in grants to teachers, staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $122,000 in grants to teachers, staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced that they have awarded over $122,000 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools. The foundation’s grant program supports classroom... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High School’s Ramen 4461 Robotics team holding fundraiser

Mt. Rainier High School’s Ramen 4461 Robotics team holding fundraiser

As part of the FIRST™ robotics program, Ramen 4461 is composed of a group of students who attend Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines, and they are currently seeking sponsorships for their 4-H... [Read more]

‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ event will be Feb. 6

‘What You Need to Know to Survive a Natural Disaster’ event will be Feb. 6

A Message from the City of Des Moines Emergency Management Director, George Delgado: An emergency management evening public presentation, hosted by the City of Normandy Park and the Southside Seattle Chamber... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Education IS Economic Development</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Education IS Economic Development

Education IS Economic Development By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce When I first started working in and with community organizations focused on economic development... [Read more]

Get your Trees from Zenith Holland Nursery, a Holiday Tradition since 1907!

Get your Trees from Zenith Holland Nursery, a Holiday Tradition since 1907!

Established in 1907, Zenith Holland Nursery is the oldest continually operating business in Des Moines, and also the place for the freshest, most beautiful and distinctive trees to adorn your home and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from MaST Center’s recent ‘Squid-A-Rama 18’

PHOTOS: Scenes from MaST Center’s recent ‘Squid-A-Rama 18’

Courtesy Des Moines Arts Commissioner Jerry Farmer come these great photos taken at the MaST Center’s ‘Squid-A-Rama 18,’ held on Saturday, Nov. 10. The winner of the Golden Squid Award... [Read more]

Girl Scout Gold Award Winner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd helps others get Running Start

Girl Scout Gold Award Winner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd helps others get Running Start

Girl Scout Gold Award earner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd wanted to unite Running Start students with a club that would serve as a space for support as they go through college at an earlier age. So she started... [Read more]