Tagged with 'education'

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]

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]