Tagged with 'Schools'

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]

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 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]

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]

Pacific Middle School PTSA Holding Community Garage Sale this Saturday

Pacific Middle School PTSA Holding Community Garage Sale this Saturday

Pacific Middle School PTSA is holding a community garage sale on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Pacific Middle School, located at 22705 24th Avenue South. “Come browse and find yourself... [Read more]

Des Moines’ North Hill Elementary School Math Students Place 7th in World

Des Moines’ North Hill Elementary School Math Students Place 7th in World

Practice is paying off for math students at Des Moines’ North Hill Elementary, as students at the school finished 1st on the West Coast and 7th in the world for most minutes logged in the Math Mania... [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…

PHOTOS: Original Lady Rams Reunite at Mt. Rainier High School Game

PHOTOS: Original Lady Rams Reunite at Mt. Rainier High School Game

On Tuesday night, Feb. 12, a group of women got together to commemorate the game of basketball at Mt. Rainier High School in Des Moines (click images to see larger versions): Top Left: Patti Bjorneby,... [Read more]

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]