Tagged with 'school'

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

Puget Sound Skills Center holding fundraiser Auction on Thursday, May 9

[EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer has served on the Advisory Board for the Puget Sound Skills Center Animation program for a few years.] Puget Sound Skills Center... [Read more]

Walk the halls of the old Des Moines Elementary one last time on Sat., June 1

Walk the halls of the old Des Moines Elementary one last time on Sat., June 1

All are invited to a farewell Open House on Saturday, June 1 for the current Des Moines Elementary building, which has been a school since 1925, Highline Public Schools announced: “You are welcome... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Take a tour through the new Des Moines Elementary School

PHOTOS: Take a tour through the new Des Moines Elementary School

Courtesy Highline Public Schools comes this photo tour of the new, still under construction Des Moines Elementary School located at 23801 16th Ave South. With passage of the 2016 bond, this new, 700-student... [Read more]

Alyssa Konopaski of Des Moines wins Highline College Poetry Contest

Alyssa Konopaski of Des Moines wins Highline College Poetry Contest

“Expect Sadness like Rain” earned Alyssa Konopaski (pictured above) of Des Moines first place in Highline College’s 2019 Student Poetry Contest. Konopaski was one of 53 writers who submitted 106... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools releases update about Snow & Make-Up Days

Highline Public Schools releases update about Snow & Make-Up Days

On Friday, Feb. 15, Highline Public Schools released the following FAQ about Snow Days: Wondering when summer break will start this year? Here are answers to some of the questions we’ve seen a lot... [Read more]

UPDATE: Highline Public Schools, offices CLOSED Monday, Feb. 4

UPDATE: Highline Public Schools, offices CLOSED Monday, Feb. 4

UPDATE: Due to weather conditions, all schools and Highline Public Schools district offices will be CLOSED Monday, February 4. Previously, the district had planned to start school two hours later than... [Read more]

Highline College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 22-25

Highline College will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 22-25

The public is invited to free events between Jan. 22–25, 2019 as Highline College hosts its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. Marking what would have been King’s 90th birthday, the week... [Read more]

Dr. John Mosby named new President of Highline College

Dr. John Mosby named new President of Highline College

Dr. John Mosby has been named the next president of Highline College, as unanimously determined by the college’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 31. He is slated to start at Highline in July, 2018. “Our... [Read more]

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

Give BIG so that local Elementary School students can Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Hazel Valley Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty students however, the day isn’t... [Read more]

May 7 demolition to mark launch of Highline College building renovation

May 7 demolition to mark launch of Highline College building renovation

Rendering courtesy McGranahan Architects. Students seeking in-demand health care careers can look forward to learning in a state-of-the-art facility on Highline College’s main campus, marked by a demolition... [Read more]

Film Contest winners earn recognition, cash prizes at Highline College

Film Contest winners earn recognition, cash prizes at Highline College

Student filmmakers found a variety of ways to tell the story of “Transformation,” the theme of the 2018 Highline College Film Festival. Contest judges selected four winners, with two very different... [Read more]

Small fire causes evacuation of building at Highline College Monday morning

Small fire causes evacuation of building at Highline College Monday morning

On Monday morning, Jan. 29, Highline College’s Building 22 was evacuated due to a small fire. “Stay away from this area and follow all instructions given by Public Safety officers,”... [Read more]

Once hungry and homeless, Highline College Student now has hope

Once hungry and homeless, Highline College Student now has hope

Formerly an executive chef at a Michelin-rated restaurant, Vanessa Primer is now a thriving college student, overcoming unemployment, homelessness and a debilitating injury. Primer’s story represents... [Read more]

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Highline Public Schools voters will be asked to renew a four-year educational programs and operations levy in February, 2018. The levy is not a new tax. It replaces the current levy, which is set to expire... [Read more]

North Hill residents can learn about their new high school neighbors Nov. 16

North Hill residents can learn about their new high school neighbors Nov. 16

Do you live in Des Moines’ North Hill neighborhood or have students at North Hill Elementary? Come to a community meeting if you have questions about what it will be like when Highline High School... [Read more]

Community will be called on to help with Highline College’s presidential search

Community will be called on to help with Highline College’s presidential search

As many as eight members of the South King County community will be asked to serve on a subcommittee to help in the search to replace Dr. Jack Bermingham, who retired earlier this year as Highline College... [Read more]