Tagged with 'education'

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

Highline Schools Foundation announces 2013 STIA Scholarship Winners

The Highline Schools Foundation for Excellence on Monday (May 13) announced the winners of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (STIA) Scholarship for 2013. This scholarship is a needs-based scholarship... [Read more]

Aviation High School Named #6 in State by US News & World Report

Aviation High School Named #6 in State by US News & World Report

Des Moines’ Aviation High School is ranked as one of the top performing schools in U.S. News and World Report’s Best High School rankings for 2013, it was announced Thursday (April 25). The school... [Read more]

Aviation High School Senior Headed to International Science Competition

Aviation High School Senior Headed to International Science Competition

Aviation High School student Jake Hecla (far right), with teammates Rian Chandra and Ray Maung, display their awards and medals for second place overall and first place for Physics & Astronomy. Jake... [Read more]

Highline Schools’ Super Dr. Susan Enfield Seeks Full-time Kindergartens

Highline Schools’ Super Dr. Susan Enfield Seeks Full-time Kindergartens

Highline School District superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield says she hopes to see the district have full-time paid kindergarten for all beginning students and for the Legislature to find a way…

Highline Community College Foundation Fundraising Breakfast is Feb. 27

Highline Community College Foundation Fundraising Breakfast is Feb. 27

The Highline Community College Foundation invites you to “make an investment in Highline students and the local community at the 4th annual Fundraising Breakfast” set for Wednesday, Feb. 27. “Hear... [Read more]

Highline College Named Finalist for Prestigious Bellwether Award

Highline College Named Finalist for Prestigious Bellwether Award

Highline Community College was selected by the Community College Futures Assembly as a 2013 finalist for the 19th annual Bellwether Awards, which were given out last week in Buena Vista, Florida. Established... [Read more]

Highline College Teacher Michael Girvin Wins Prestigious Microsoft Award

Highline College Teacher Michael Girvin Wins Prestigious Microsoft Award

Highline Community College announced Monday (Jan. 14) that faculty member Michael Girvin has been named as a “2013 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional” (MVP). This award is presented annually... [Read more]

Highline College Now Offering Business I.T. Classes in Spanish

Highline College Now Offering Business I.T. Classes in Spanish

Highline Community College’s Business Information Technology department is offering courses taught in Spanish beginning Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. “These courses include the key technical skills desired... [Read more]

Area Police Chiefs Meet with Highline School District About Its Security Plan

Area Police Chiefs Meet with Highline School District About Its Security Plan

Highline School District Superintendent Susan Enfield and members of her leadership team met Thursday (Jan. 10) with top law enforcement officials of the five municipalities in the south end to discuss... [Read more]

‘Bittner Flute’ Awarded to Global Connections High School 9th Grader

‘Bittner Flute’ Awarded to Global Connections High School 9th Grader

The 2012 Bittner Flute has been awarded to Catalina Corvalan Frugone (pictured above), a 9th grader at Global Connections High School and the daughter of Alfredo Corvalan and Karen Frugone in SeaTac.   The... [Read more]

LEGAL TIP: Did You Know That Your Creditors May Owe You Money?

LEGAL TIP: Did You Know That Your Creditors May Owe You Money?

by Marine View Law & Escrow DID YOU KNOW… That Your Creditors May Owe You Money? In 1977, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was enacted as a way to curb the abusive collection practices that... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School Student Senior Project Promotes Swimming Skills

Mount Rainier High School Student Senior Project Promotes Swimming Skills

Photo courtesy Mel Ponder Photography. Jackie Beal, a senior at Mount Rainier High School, created “Teach2Swim” for her Senior Culminating Project. Jackie’s goal was to teach swimming to teens in... [Read more]

Highline Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives Journalism Award

Highline Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield Receives Journalism Award

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (Nov. 29) that, in recognition of her “unwavering support of students’ rights and scholastic journalism,” the Journalism Education Association honored Superintendent... [Read more]

UPDATE: Report of Gun in Car at Mt. Rainier High Puts School In Lockdown

UPDATE: Report of Gun in Car at Mt. Rainier High Puts School In Lockdown

UPDATE TUESDAY 10/23/12 1:45 p.m.: Here’s an update on the lockdown of both Mt. Rainier High and Pacific Middle School in Des Moines Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 23) from Catherine Carbone-Rogers of the... [Read more]

Inside the ‘Lancer Nation’: Kennedy Catholic High School Revealed

Inside the ‘Lancer Nation’: Kennedy Catholic High School Revealed

Would your teen benefit from a Catholic high school education? Just what has been going on inside that nice beige building off of First Ave South in Burien? How did last year’s graduating class... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Now Accepting Excel Grant Applications

Highline Schools Foundation Now Accepting Excel Grant Applications

Tonni Best, Math Coach at Chinook Middle School, received $203 from the Foundation to purchase chess boards, dice, and decks of cards to help students with overall number sense, logical thinking and problem-solving... [Read more]

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Gives the Gift of Music at Aug. 25 Concert

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest Gives the Gift of Music at Aug. 25 Concert

The halls of Highline Public Schools are filled with the sound of music, thanks to the partnership of Highline Music4Life and the Rotary Club of  Burien, SeaTac,  and Des Moines! Since the inception... [Read more]

Four Aviation High Students Selected as Washington Aerospace Scholars

Four Aviation High Students Selected as Washington Aerospace Scholars

Four students from Aviation High School are among the 160 high school juniors from across the state who have qualified for a spot in the Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) Summer Residency program. Savannah... [Read more]