Tagged with 'Schools'

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline & Fed. Way School Levys passing by ~58%

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline & Fed. Way School Levys passing by ~58%

The second round of results for Tuesday’s Special Election were released on Wednesday, Feb. 14, and the Highline School Levy has grown to nearly 58% approval: Highline School District No. 401... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 1: Federal Way School Levy passing by over 56%

ELECTION RESULTS 1: Federal Way School Levy passing by over 56%

The first round of results for Tuesday’s Special Election were released, and the Federal Way School District Levy is passing by a 56.53% approval: Federal Way School District No. 210 Proposition... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 1: Highline School Levy passing with over 57% approval

ELECTION RESULTS 1: Highline School Levy passing with over 57% approval

The first round of election results are in for the Feb. 13 Special Election, and it looks like the Highline School District’s Replacement of Expiring Educational Programs and Operation Levy is... [Read more]

Pacific Middle School Students win Regional Future City Competition

Pacific Middle School Students win Regional Future City Competition

Congratulations to the team of students from Pacific Middle School, who won the Washington Regional Future City competition on Jan. 20. This win qualifies them to compete at the 26th Annual Future City... [Read more]

Local Rotarians pass out dictionaries to every third grader Wednesday

Local Rotarians pass out dictionaries to every third grader Wednesday

Members of the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park passed out dictionaries to every third grader in Des Moines and Normandy Park on Wednesday, Jan. 10. This is just one of the many great things... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline students will be able to hit the snooze in the morning come this fall or next, as Highline Public Schools plans to change high school start times to about 30 minutes later than current start times.... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Tuesday (Dec. 12) that they awarded $110,550 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools this December. These funds will support activities... [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]

See the design & help name new school at Zenith site TONIGHT

See the design & help name new school at Zenith site TONIGHT

What will floor plans for the new elementary school in Des Moines look like? Who will attend? What will the school be named? If you have questions for district staff or the architects – or just want... [Read more]

LGBTQIA Week at Highline College to raise awareness, support is Oct. 9-13

LGBTQIA Week at Highline College to raise awareness, support is Oct. 9-13

The public is invited to Highline College for a weeklong series of educational events and activities exploring LGBTQIA identity and social justice issues the week Oct. 9–13, on the college’s main... [Read more]

Dr. Jeff Wagnitz named Interim President of Highline College

Dr. Jeff Wagnitz named Interim President of Highline College

While Highline College searches for a new president, a familiar name will fill the role – Dr. Jeff Wagnitz (pictured above), who has been serving as acting president since December 2016 – has been... [Read more]

Presidential search process to begin at Highline College

Presidential search process to begin at Highline College

The Highline College Board of Trustees announced on Tuesday that they will hold a special meeting to consider alternatives for the presidential search process this Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. The meeting... [Read more]

Shorewood Christian School offers 5% discount to new Middle School Families

Shorewood Christian School offers 5% discount to new Middle School Families

Shorewood Christian School recently announced a 5% discount in tuition for families that are new to the school with 6th, 7th, or 8th graders. The move is to introduce families to the benefits specifically... [Read more]

Wesley Homes partners with Highline College to create student resident program

Wesley Homes partners with Highline College to create student resident program

Five Highline College students are participating in the first Wesley Homes Students-in-Residence, multigenerational program. “This is such a distinctive program,” said Wesley Homes Director of Sales... [Read more]

Collegiate Cyber Defense Invitational will be at Highline College June 20-22

Collegiate Cyber Defense Invitational will be at Highline College June 20-22

Amna Hadzihasanovic (left), Ederly Beausilien, Dmitriy Koval and Boo Park are four of the nearly 20 Computer Information Systems students who are designing the corporate computer network that will be used... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier High School student named ‘Superhero’ at top secret assembly

Mt. Rainier High School student named ‘Superhero’ at top secret assembly

Mt. Rainier High School 11th-grader Angel Munguia was honored Thursday (June 9) by The Sidekick Collective, a statewide nonprofit that provides seed funding to high schoolers who give back to their communities. Angel... [Read more]

Highline Schools seeking community members for Advisory Committee

Highline Schools seeking community members for Advisory Committee

Highline Public Schools is looking for community members to help complete the district’s long-range facilities plan, monitor the progress of school construction, and assist with planning boundary adjustments. If... [Read more]

Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander Junior, Mt. Rainier High School The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Gregory Heights Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty... [Read more]

Des Moines ‘Dollars for Scholars’ scholarship reception will be Wed., May 3

Des Moines ‘Dollars for Scholars’ scholarship reception will be Wed., May 3

Des Moines ‘Dollars for Scholars’ will hold its annual reception to distribute scholarships to deserving local students on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the Des Moines Yacht Club. This is an annual... [Read more]