Tagged with 'education'

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

New study shows Highline College added $631.5 million to local economy

A new study found Highline College alumni and operations added $631.5 million to the King County economy during the 2014–15 fiscal year, the school announced Wednesday, Feb. 22: The added income translated... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High’s Ramen Robotics Team raising funds for upcoming competition

Mt. Rainier High’s Ramen Robotics Team raising funds for upcoming competition

Mount Rainier High School’s Ramen Robotics Team is trying to raise money for is upcoming FIRST Robotics Competition. This program at MRHS encourages students to pursue a career in the STEM field... [Read more]

Highline College to host free Summit for Latino Students on Saturday, Feb. 25

Highline College to host free Summit for Latino Students on Saturday, Feb. 25

High school students in south King County are invited to Highline College for the 2017 Latinx Summit, a free, day-long event scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25…

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park donates children’s dictionaries

Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park donates children’s dictionaries

The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park visited every Highline Public Schools elementary school this week giving out special gifts – a beautifully illustrated children’s dictionary for... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

Highline Schools Foundation announces $166,000 in scholarships for 2017

In 2017, Highline Schools Foundation announced that it will award $166,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in Highline Public Schools. The deadline to apply is March 17, 2017. The Highline Schools... [Read more]

Learn about ‘Breaking the Aviation Glass Ceiling at Boeing’ on Thursday, Feb. 9

Learn about ‘Breaking the Aviation Glass Ceiling at Boeing’ on Thursday, Feb. 9

Captain Suzanna Darcy-Hennemann – a recent retiree who served as Chief Pilot of Boeing Flight Services – will be sharing stories from her 40+ year career on Thursday, Feb. 9, starting at 7 p.m. at... [Read more]

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

Local high schools to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition starting in March

As we kick-off the New Year, four of Highline Public Schools High Schools are in a major time crunch to design and build a functional and competitive robot in six Weeks. These robots will be used to... [Read more]

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 28

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 28

Are you looking for a nearby school which can nurture your child to his or her potential? Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to visit their upcoming Open House on Saturday, Jan. 28,... [Read more]

Highline College celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. with free events Jan. 17–20

Highline College celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. with free events Jan. 17–20

The public is invited to free events and workshops Jan. 17–20, 2017, as Highline College hosts its 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Fear,... [Read more]

Highline Film Festival to show work of five students on Wednesday, Jan. 25

Highline Film Festival to show work of five students on Wednesday, Jan. 25

UPDATE: This post has been revised to reflect a new date – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 – for the film festival screening: A tender film focused on family and backed by a simple soundtrack took top honors... [Read more]

Winter Basketball Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School Dec. 19-20

Winter Basketball Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School Dec. 19-20

A winter break Basketball Camp will be held at Mt. Rainier High School on Dec. 19-20, hosted by Brandon Horstman, Head Boys’ Coach and Keith Wasberg, Head Girls’ Coach. This camp is for students... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools gets $30K grant to improve grad rate at Mt. Rainier High

Highline Public Schools gets $30K grant to improve grad rate at Mt. Rainier High

Highline Public Schools is one of two Washington state school districts awarded $30,000 grants to support increasing graduation rates, the district announced Tuesday, Nov. 29. The grant will launch a... [Read more]

Highline College will protect students from possible deportation under Trump

Highline College will protect students from possible deportation under Trump

Dr. Jack Bermingham, Highline College President, has joined more than 200 other college and university presidents in an effort to protect some students from possible deportation. Bermingham added his name... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield addresses divisive election

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield addresses divisive election

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield on Wednesday (Nov. 9) sent a letter to parents and families of students regarding the ‘divisive and angry campaign season’ we just want... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline School Bond will pass with 65.12% approval

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline School Bond will pass with 65.12% approval

On Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 9), King County Elections released the second round of results for Tuesday’s General Election. With 31,783 ballots now counted, it looks like the Highline School Bond... [Read more]

Highline School Board named ‘Board of Distinction’ by WSSDA

Highline School Board named ‘Board of Distinction’ by WSSDA

Award-winning Highline School Board members are Michael Spear (Board President), Bernie Dorsey, Angelica Alvarez, Tyrone Curry Sr., and Joe Van. The five-member Highline School Board has been named a ‘Board... [Read more]

Highline College wins Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

Highline College wins Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

For the fourth consecutive year, Des Moines’ Highline College has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce endorses Highline School bond

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce endorses Highline School bond

EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media is an active member of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce. The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced on Friday (Oct. 21) that it is endorsing Prop.... [Read more]