Tagged with 'Schools'

Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

It’s time for mid-Winter Break at local schools, which means your Mount Rainier Pool is having another special event from Feb. 15-16: Here are the details: Mid-Winter Break for Highline and Federal... [Read more]

Highline College named among nation’s ‘Top 150’ community colleges

Highline College named among nation’s ‘Top 150’ community colleges

Last week, Highline College was named one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. The honor gives Highline the chance to compete for the 2017 Aspen... [Read more]

Highline Schools praised as President announces Computer Science Initiative

Highline Schools praised as President announces Computer Science Initiative

The White House cited Highline Public Schools as a leader in computer science education, as President Obama announced in his weekly address a $4 billion plan to give all students across the country the... [Read more]

FREE Financial Aid event to be held at Highline College on Saturday, Jan. 30

FREE Financial Aid event to be held at Highline College on Saturday, Jan. 30

College Bound in the Fall? Now is the time for college-bound students—including qualifying immigrants—to apply for financial aid, and a FREE event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Highline... [Read more]

Robbery results in shooting, injury & school lockdowns in Des Moines

Robbery results in shooting, injury & school lockdowns in Des Moines

Police are reporting that a robbery and shooting – which injured one person – also resulted in the lockdowns of Midway Elementary, Pacific Middle and Mt. Rainier High School in Des Moines Friday afternoon,... [Read more]

Public Disclosure Commission rejects Wasson complaint over use of election funds

Public Disclosure Commission rejects Wasson complaint over use of election funds

by Jack Mayne The Washington Public Disclosure Commission rejected a complaint by Donald F. Wasson of Des Moines that the Highline Public School District violated state law when it sent out a brochure... [Read more]

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 30

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School’s Open House is Saturday, Jan. 30

Are you looking for a nearby school which can nurture your child to his or her potential? Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to visit their upcoming Open House on Saturday, Jan. 30, from... [Read more]

Senator Keiser visits Pacific Middle School, discusses politics with students

Senator Keiser visits Pacific Middle School, discusses politics with students

Contributed by Abigail Gerken, Payton May, Taylor Nelson, Ashley Nyguen, & Polina Worthington Photos by Zoe Cressi and Billien Tesefay Last Wednesday (Jan. 6) 7th and 8th grade Pacific Middle... [Read more]

Highline College to host Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration Jan. 19-25

Highline College to host Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration Jan. 19-25

The public is invited to free events and workshops Jan. 19–26, 2016, as Highline College hosts its 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Week celebration. United by the theme “Justice: Beyond a Dream,”... [Read more]

Community Conversation with Tyrone Curry Sr. of Highline School Board is Saturday

Community Conversation with Tyrone Curry Sr. of Highline School Board is Saturday

Families and community members are invited to join members of the Highline School Board for a series of conversations at locations across the district, with the next meeting set for this Saturday, Jan.... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

Highline Schools Foundation awarded over $80,000 in Grants this Fall

The Highline Schools Foundation awarded $80,472 through 112 classroom grants this Fall. Because of events like the Burien Brat Trot and Oktoberfest, and the generosity of our community, the Foundation... [Read more]

Des Moines’ North Hill Elementary named 2015 ‘School of Distinction’

Des Moines’ North Hill Elementary named 2015 ‘School of Distinction’

Des Moines’ North Hill Elementary School has been recognized with the 2015 ‘School of Distinction Award’ after five consecutive years of outstanding improvement in student achievement,... [Read more]

Pacific Middle School Leadership Students clean-up downtown Des Moines

Pacific Middle School Leadership Students clean-up downtown Des Moines

by Abigail Gerken It’s a balmy Fall Sunday morning as Pacific Middle School students, me inclusive, set out to clean-up Des Moines’ downtown. While most children are enjoying their time... [Read more]

Service Trip shapes student’s global view; dump visit a moving experience

Service Trip shapes student’s global view; dump visit a moving experience

Advertiser Kennedy Catholic High School pursues numerous service learning experiences through the year – read on to learn more about the dramatic impact of a recent journey to Guatemala on student’s... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest will be Friday at the Cove

Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest will be Friday at the Cove

Enjoy a merry German Beer Hall atmosphere with friends dressed to the nines in their Lederhosen (you can wear your jeans!) at the Highline Schools Foundation’s Oktoberfest this Friday, Oct. 16. Doors... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation offers more grants to Teachers and Programs

Highline Schools Foundation offers more grants to Teachers and Programs

The Highline Schools Foundation announced more grants this year to Highline Public School teachers, including $10,000 to one school or program through their Impact Grant, funded in part by Alaska... [Read more]

Spread the Word – Highline Public Schools starts September 3rd!

Spread the Word – Highline Public Schools starts September 3rd!

“Spread the Word – School Starts September 3rd!” (and Kindergartners start on September 9). The first day of school for Highline Public Schools will be Thursday, Sept. 3, for all students except... [Read more]

Second annual Des Moines ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success

Second annual Des Moines ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ a huge success

On Thursday (Aug. 6), the Des Moines community held their second ‘Back to School Resource Fair’ where over 500 backpacks were distributed to students in need. Superintendent Susan Enfield... [Read more]