Tagged with 'education'

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

VIDEO: Watch Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘State of Our Schools’ event

On Friday, Aug. 10, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its first-ever ‘State of Our Schools’ luncheon, featuring Tukwila School District Interim Superintendent Dr. Judith K. Berry,... [Read more]

Interactive ‘StormFest’ is coming to Des Moines Beach Park Oct. 10-11

Interactive ‘StormFest’ is coming to Des Moines Beach Park Oct. 10-11

‘StormFest’ is an interactive stormwater science focused educational festival for 6th grade students in the Highline School District, and it’s coming to Des Moines Beach Park on Oct.... [Read more]

Pollinator Meadow Seeding at Sonju Orchard will be Saturday, Aug. 11

Pollinator Meadow Seeding at Sonju Orchard will be Saturday, Aug. 11

All are invited to come to the Sonju Orchard and Community Garden in Des Moines to learn more about native pollinators and the habitat that supports them on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. – Noon. During... [Read more]

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

BASKETBALL/LIFE SKILLS CAMP!!!! @ Mount Rainier High School Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27 This camp started in West Seattle in 1998 for the purpose of creating an affordable camp that would raise... [Read more]

Dr. John Mosby named new President of Highline College

Dr. John Mosby named new President of Highline College

Dr. John Mosby has been named the next president of Highline College, as unanimously determined by the college’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 31. He is slated to start at Highline in July, 2018. “Our... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School celebrates successful musicians

Mount Rainier High School celebrates successful musicians

Mount Rainier High School is celebrating its saxophone quintet – Matthew Benedict, Nghia Nguyen, Liem Nguyen, Ian Benedict, and Jessica Kleebauer – who qualified for the Washington Music Educators’s... [Read more]

Next Highline Public Schools Boundary Change meetings will be May 9 & 23

Next Highline Public Schools Boundary Change meetings will be May 9 & 23

Highline Public Schools community-led committee charged with recommending school boundary changes will incorporate suggestions from the community into a second draft of their plan – and also consider... [Read more]

7 things you (maybe) didn’t know about internships + how to get one this summer

7 things you (maybe) didn’t know about internships + how to get one this summer

From Advertiser the Port of Seattle: For high school student Bryanna Bui, two consecutive summer internships at Pier 69 and Sea-Tac airport improved her confidence through writing projects, event planning... [Read more]

Nominations now open for Highline College’s next ‘Distinguished Alumnus’

Nominations now open for Highline College’s next ‘Distinguished Alumnus’

Nominations are now open for Highline College’s 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award, which honors former Highline students who have made notable achievements in their profession or community. The award’s... [Read more]

Want to be a City Farmer? Highline College’s Ag Food Summit is Mar. 2-3

Want to be a City Farmer? Highline College’s Ag Food Summit is Mar. 2-3

Looking for advice on making the most out of a small urban garden? Or how to build a career in farming food in the city? Find experts, resources and hands-on workshops at the South King County Urban Agriculture... [Read more]

Pacific Middle School Students win Regional Future City Competition

Pacific Middle School Students win Regional Future City Competition

Congratulations to the team of students from Pacific Middle School, who won the Washington Regional Future City competition on Jan. 20. This win qualifies them to compete at the 26th Annual Future City... [Read more]

Once hungry and homeless, Highline College Student now has hope

Once hungry and homeless, Highline College Student now has hope

Formerly an executive chef at a Michelin-rated restaurant, Vanessa Primer is now a thriving college student, overcoming unemployment, homelessness and a debilitating injury. Primer’s story represents... [Read more]

Local Rotarians pass out dictionaries to every third grader Wednesday

Local Rotarians pass out dictionaries to every third grader Wednesday

Members of the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park passed out dictionaries to every third grader in Des Moines and Normandy Park on Wednesday, Jan. 10. This is just one of the many great things... [Read more]

Week of free events on Martin Luther King Jr. begins Jan. 16 at Highline College

Week of free events on Martin Luther King Jr. begins Jan. 16 at Highline College

The public is invited to free events between Jan. 16–19, 2018, as Highline College hosts its 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. United by the theme “50 Years Later: Dreams vs. Reality,”... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy starts March 14; here’s how to sign up

Together with SeaTac and Burien Police Services, the Community Police Academy program was designed to increase the understanding between citizens and their Police Departments through public education. This... [Read more]

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Highline Public Schools voters will be asked to renew a four-year educational programs and operations levy in February, 2018. The levy is not a new tax. It replaces the current levy, which is set to expire... [Read more]

Listening sessions planned for Highline College’s Presidential search

Listening sessions planned for Highline College’s Presidential search

As part of its presidential search process, Highline College trustees will hold several listening sessions to learn what community members are looking for in the college’s next leader. In July, Dr. Jack... [Read more]

Community will be called on to help with Highline College’s presidential search

Community will be called on to help with Highline College’s presidential search

As many as eight members of the South King County community will be asked to serve on a subcommittee to help in the search to replace Dr. Jack Bermingham, who retired earlier this year as Highline College... [Read more]

Highline College Student, Social Justice Advocate to headline Oct. 26 event

Highline College Student, Social Justice Advocate to headline Oct. 26 event

Helen Nash poses with Garrison Titan earlier this month at the Puget Sound Buddy Walk, an annual event that raises awareness and funds to benefit individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Nash... [Read more]

Dr. Jeff Wagnitz named Interim President of Highline College

Dr. Jeff Wagnitz named Interim President of Highline College

While Highline College searches for a new president, a familiar name will fill the role – Dr. Jeff Wagnitz (pictured above), who has been serving as acting president since December 2016 – has been... [Read more]