Tagged with 'kids'

Des Moines Rotarians deliver illustrated dictionaries to 3rd graders

Des Moines Rotarians deliver illustrated dictionaries to 3rd graders

This month, Des Moines Rotarians visited every Highline elementary school in their city and came bearing gifts: a beautifully illustrated children’s dictionary for each third grader…

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]

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive, seeking help

Des Moines Police Department holding Toy Drive, seeking help

The Des Moines Police Department is holding a Toy Drive for the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress (HCSATS), and they’d like your help. Among the many other things they do, HCSATS... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Trick or Treat Path’ is 3 – 5pm Halloween Day!

REMINDER: ‘Trick or Treat Path’ is 3 – 5pm Halloween Day!

REMINDER: The ‘Trick or Treat Path’ is TODAY from 3 – 5 p.m. in downtown Des Moines! Grab the kiddos and trick or treat safely from business to business!  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]

Highline Schools Foundation announces new $10,000 ‘Impact Grant’

Highline Schools Foundation announces new $10,000 ‘Impact Grant’

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Monday morning (Aug. 26) that it will offer $10,000 to one school or program in Highline Public Schools this fall with its new “Impact Grant.” The... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer Lunches for local children

Highline Public Schools offering free Summer Lunches for local children

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (June 13) that it will be providing free breakfast, lunch and snacks to children during the summer through the Simplified Summer Food Program (SSFP). Twelve Highline... [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 Schools’ Districtwide Food Drive Starts Tuesday; Runs Through April 26

Highline Schools’ Districtwide Food Drive Starts Tuesday; Runs Through April 26

Highline Public Schools’ districtwide food drive starts Tuesday, April 16 and runs through Friday, April 26. “All the food and money collected will be donated to the Highline, Des Moines, and White... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘EGGstravaganza’ is this Saturday at Des Moines Beach Park

REMINDER: ‘EGGstravaganza’ is this Saturday at Des Moines Beach Park

REMINDER: The weather is looking to shape up nicely for this Saturday, March 30, and Des Moines Parks and Recreation and the Des Moines Youth Council are excited to bring back their special EGGstravaganza... [Read more]

Spring Egg Hunt will be Saturday, March 30 at Des Moines Beach Park

Spring Egg Hunt will be Saturday, March 30 at Des Moines Beach Park

A ‘Spring Egg Hunt’ will be held at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., with “prizes for every child,” according to an announcement…

Donate Youth Running Shoes to Cove to Clover & Get a Collectible Wristband!

Donate Youth Running Shoes to Cove to Clover & Get a Collectible Wristband!

Our friends at Cove to Clover (we’re Sponsors) want to “mine” our communal closet for youth running shoes for the Student Shoe Swap scheduled for April 19 at Normandy Park Towne Center... [Read more]

Over 400 Coats Distributed to Needy Kids by Rotary Club of Des Moines

Over 400 Coats Distributed to Needy Kids by Rotary Club of Des Moines

For the last two months, the Rotary Club of Des Moines has been collecting coats for the students of Midway Elementary, and on Tuesday night (Dec. 11) they distributed over 400 of them to needy kids.  “The... [Read more]

Save 15% at Your Local Independent Toy Store Choice, Curious Kidstuff!

Save 15% at Your Local Independent Toy Store Choice, Curious Kidstuff!

We’d like to extend a hearty South King Media “Welcome!” to our latest Advertiser – Curious Kidstuff in West Seattle! With many of our readers mourning the loss of B-Town’s own... [Read more]

Book Now to Get Your Photos With Santa at Advertiser Photography By Steven

Book Now to Get Your Photos With Santa at Advertiser Photography By Steven

Imagine having photos with Santa without waiting in line at the mall or downtown in bad weather! This year it’s happening right here in Burien at Photography by Steven. Just click here to schedule... [Read more]

VIDEO: Help Des Moines Cub Scouts by Watching a Video & Buying Popcorn

VIDEO: Help Des Moines Cub Scouts by Watching a Video & Buying Popcorn

Cub Scouts in Des Moines are selling popcorn to raise funds for Summer Camp, and just like last year, they made a video to promote this fundraising effort.   This locally-made video is a homage to Saturday... [Read more]

Advertiser Vitality Chiropractic Offering Free Screenings at Saturday’s Market

Advertiser Vitality Chiropractic Offering Free Screenings at Saturday’s Market

Vitality Chiropractic, Advertiser and friend of the blog, is hosting a free back-to-school event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at this Saturday’s Des Moines Farmers Market to raise awareness about the... [Read more]

Learn About Before & After School Programs in Des Moines at these Events

Learn About Before & After School Programs in Des Moines at these Events

Parents on the lookout for an awesome and affordable Before & After School Program for their children enrolled in grades K-6th, don’t have to look any further than your local school – or at this... [Read more]