Tagged with 'education'

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School

Teacher Ellen Dorr believes moving sixth grade to middle school will have a positive impact on students. The Highline School District announce Friday (April 4) that it will be moving 6th grade to Middle... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of community survey

Highline Public Schools is sharing the results of a community survey that asked the public to provide feedback on how to solve challenges have arisen due to increased student enrollment and aging buildings. “Overall... [Read more]

Highline launches free preschool program funded by ‘Race to the Top’ grant

Highline launches free preschool program funded by ‘Race to the Top’ grant

Highline School District will launch Pre-K Play and Learn next week, a new early education program geared to incoming kindergarten students who haven’t had access to high-quality preschool programs. Funded... [Read more]

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Hello, my name is Samantha Crotty. I am in... [Read more]

REMINDER: Final Highline Public Schools open workshop is tonight

REMINDER: Final Highline Public Schools open workshop is tonight

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools is seeking public input on ideas on finding a solution for crowded and aging schools, with their final open workshops set for tonight – Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 7 –... [Read more]

Discover St. Bernadette Parish School at Open Houses Jan. 26 & 29

Discover St. Bernadette Parish School at Open Houses Jan. 26 & 29

“You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Mat 22:39) Are you looking for a local school that can help instill values in your child? The Mission of St. Bernadette Parish School – located... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools’ Career & College Pathways Kick-Off will be Nov. 19

Highline Public Schools’ Career & College Pathways Kick-Off will be Nov. 19

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Career & College Pathways Kick-Off Event on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. at the ERAC building located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW. “Our goal... [Read more]

Protect yourself and your money from $chemes and $cams Thursday, Sept. 26

Protect yourself and your money from $chemes and $cams Thursday, Sept. 26

Advertiser Fernwood at the Park will be holding a presentation by the AARP Fraud Fighters called “How to protect yourself and your money from $chemes and $cams” on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. “Each... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools sets ‘bold goals’ for students in new strategic plan

Highline Public Schools sets ‘bold goals’ for students in new strategic plan

Highline Public Schools announced this week that it is launching the school year with an ambitious plan to guide its schools – a plan that outlines “bold goals” for students from Kindergarten... [Read more]

Advertiser Second Saturday’s next Divorce Workshop is this Saturday

Advertiser Second Saturday’s next Divorce Workshop is this Saturday


Did you know that Washington’s community property doesn’t always mean a 50/50 division of your assets and debts? At the Second Saturday divorce workshop – the next one will be this Saturday,... [Read more]

Advertiser Second Saturday’s next Divorce Workshop is this Saturday

Advertiser Second Saturday’s next Divorce Workshop is this Saturday


Did you know that Washington’s community property doesn’t always mean a 50/50 division of your assets and debts? At the Second Saturday divorce workshop – the next one will be this Saturday,... [Read more]

Community leader Sili Savusa joins board of Highline Community College

Community leader Sili Savusa joins board of Highline Community College

Community leader Sili Savusa has been appointed by Governor Jay Inslee to serve on the Highline Community College Board of Trustees. Savusa is currently the executive director of the White Center Community... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

Highline Schools Foundation awards 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

On Wednesday night (June 5), the Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (STIA) Scholarship for 2013: This scholarship is a needs-based scholarship... [Read more]

Two Aviation High Students earn spot in Summer Aerospace Program

Two Aviation High Students earn spot in Summer Aerospace Program

Two students from Des Moines’ Aviation High School will take part in the Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) Summer Residency program, the Highline School District announced Monday (June 3). Aviation... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools to fund full-day Kindergarten at all schools

Highline Public Schools to fund full-day Kindergarten at all schools

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (May 23) that it will fund tuition-free full-day kindergarten at all schools starting this fall, regardless of the amount the state legislature allocates to full-day... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High Student selected to explore ocean with Titanic Discoverer

Mt. Rainier High Student selected to explore ocean with Titanic Discoverer

Mount Rainier High’s Sebastian Martinez has been awarded the coveted position of Honors Research Student and will sail with Titanic Discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard’s Nautilus Exploration Program... [Read more]

Highline School District proposes update to school safety and security program

Highline School District proposes update to school safety and security program

The Highline School District announced Tuesday (May 14) that “more extensive staff training and strong coordination with local law enforcement are the hallmarks of a proposal to improve safety and... [Read more]

Highline Music4Life Receives over $10,000 from Blues & Brews Festival!

Highline Music4Life Receives over $10,000 from Blues & Brews Festival!

Dick Lee and David Endicott of Music4Life with Rotary Club of Des Moines President Catherine Carbone-Rogers. Photo by Lisa Meinecke. On May 1, the Rotary Club of Des Moines presented a check for $10,400... [Read more]