Education Section

Note this – Summer Trumpet Camps coming to Highline Community College

Note this – Summer Trumpet Camps coming to Highline Community College

Four Trumpet Camps, taught by Mat Montgomery, a longtime trumpet instructor with a Masters in Orchestral Performance, are coming this summer to the Highline Community College campus. This is a great opportunity... [Read more]

Former Normandy Park Mayor Susan West is a March #HighlineAlum

Former Normandy Park Mayor Susan West is a March #HighlineAlum

Former Normandy Park Mayor Susan West is featured in this month’s Highline Public Schools’ #HighlineAlum social media campaign. West is a 1985 graduate of Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines. West... [Read more]

‘Cyber Defense Competition’ will hack off at Highline College April 1-3

‘Cyber Defense Competition’ will hack off at Highline College April 1-3

College students from around the Pacific Northwest will have the chance to practice thwarting hackers during the annual Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, scheduled for April 1–3, 2016,... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Earth Day Fair will be Friday, April 29 at Saltwater State Park

SAVE THE DATE: Earth Day Fair will be Friday, April 29 at Saltwater State Park

SAVE THE DATE: Earth Day Fair will be held from 9 a.m.M - 2 p.m. on Friday, April 29 at Saltwater State Park. For the past seven years, Washington Service Corps AmeriCorps members and Washington State... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

Highline Schools Foundation Announces Gold Star Award Nominees

The Highline Schools Foundation’s annual ‘Gold Star Awards’ nominees were announced on Tuesday, March 8, and will be presented at their annual BASH on Thursday, March 17. Each year,... [Read more]

No school this Friday means it’s time to play at the Mt. Rainier Swimming Pool

No school this Friday means it’s time to play at the Mt. Rainier Swimming Pool

No school this Friday (March 11) makes for a great time to visit the Mt Rainier Pool, where the kids can enjoy swimming in the pool with large chunks of ice! That’s right – LARGE CHUNKS OF ICE! While... [Read more]

Free Health Fair coming to Highline College on Wednesday, March 9

Free Health Fair coming to Highline College on Wednesday, March 9

The public is invited to Highline College’s annual Health Information Fair on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The FREE event will be held in Building 8 on the college’s main campus. Attendees... [Read more]

REMINDER: Got tix yet? The Poverty Bay Wine Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: Got tix yet? The Poverty Bay Wine Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: The 12th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival takes place this Friday, March 4, and Saturday, March 5 at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium. It’ll be UNCORKED & UNPLUGGED, with... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation buys sculpture & freezers for ‘Meals on Wheels’

Des Moines Legacy Foundation buys sculpture & freezers for ‘Meals on Wheels’

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation is a local non-profit that raises funds for Youth and Senior Services in and around the Des Moines Area, and here’s the latest from them: Tree of Life! The Des Moines... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Uncorked & Unplugged’ Poverty Bay Wine Festival is next weekend!

REMINDER: ‘Uncorked & Unplugged’ Poverty Bay Wine Festival is next weekend!

REMINDER: There are just a matter of days left before the 12th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Fest, coming to Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium next weekend – Friday, March 4, and Saturday, March 5! Tickets... [Read more]

Students from Pacific Middle School participate in ‘Future City’ competition

Students from Pacific Middle School participate in ‘Future City’ competition

Story & Photos by Sandy Gady On Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, six teams from Pacific Middle School participated in the Washington State Future City Regional Competition. This is a national competition... [Read more]

Local educators honored by Legislature for leadership in civic education

Local educators honored by Legislature for leadership in civic education

Legislators honored a select group of educators from around the state this week as a part of Civic Education Day on Presidents Day, including two locals – Professor T. M. Sell, a political science and... [Read more]

Four Mt. Rainier High School students accused of raping two 15-year old girls

Four Mt. Rainier High School students accused of raping two 15-year old girls

Four Mt. Rainier High School students have been accused of raping two 15-year-old girls while on an overnight school trip, according to documents released by the King County Prosecutor’s office, as... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to share their love for Puget Sound as Beach Naturalists

Volunteers needed to share their love for Puget Sound as Beach Naturalists

Volunteers are needed to share their love for Puget Sound as Beach Naturalists: As a Beach Naturalist, you’ll learn more about Puget Sound beaches and their inhabitants, and you’ll be trained to help... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Wine Festival Volunteers get FUN benefits; here’s how YOU can help

Poverty Bay Wine Festival Volunteers get FUN benefits; here’s how YOU can help

Poverty Bay Wine Festival Volunteers get FUN benefits! Do you want to help your community and have fun at the same time? The 12th annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival – sponsored by the Rotary Club of... [Read more]

Seattle Christian Schools Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25

Seattle Christian Schools Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25

Advertiser Seattle Christian Schools invites you to discover why families in Seattle and South King County continue to choose Seattle Christian Schools! They invite you to an Open House on Thursday,... [Read more]

Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

It’s time for mid-Winter Break at local schools, which means your Mount Rainier Pool is having another special event from Feb. 15-16: Here are the details: Mid-Winter Break for Highline and Federal... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at Highline College on Tuesday, Feb. 16

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ at Highline College on Tuesday, Feb. 16

Coffee with a Cop brings Des Moines Police Officers to Highline College on Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., and provides an opportunity for students and employees to talk about issues... [Read more]