Tagged with 'Schools'

Highline launches free preschool program funded by ‘Race to the Top’ grant

Highline launches free preschool program funded by ‘Race to the Top’ grant

Highline School District will launch Pre-K Play and Learn next week, a new early education program geared to incoming kindergarten students who haven’t had access to high-quality preschool programs. Funded... [Read more]

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…

Nominations now open for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards

Nominations now open for Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards

Nominations are now open for the Highline Schools Foundation’s annual Gold Star Awards, which will include both a Breakfast and Bash. This year’s theme is “We Are Highline,” which “celebrates... [Read more]

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

LETTER: Member of Mt. Rainier High Choir seeking help for upcoming trip

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Waterland Blog nor its staff:] Hello, my name is Samantha Crotty.... [Read more]

REMINDER: Final Highline Public Schools open workshop is tonight

REMINDER: Final Highline Public Schools open workshop is tonight

REMINDER: Highline Public Schools is seeking public input on ideas on finding a solution for crowded and aging schools, with their final open workshops set for tonight – Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 7 –... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking community input on school facilities

Highline Public Schools seeking community input on school facilities

Facing serious challenges with school facilities, leaders from Highline Public Schools are asking citizens to weigh in on potential solutions, with three different public meetings scheduled for Jan. 14,... [Read more]

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]

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded a record $48,675 through 77 classroom grants at 35 different schools in the Highline School District. A total of 124 grant requests were received. “The... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools’ Career & College Pathways Kick-Off will be Nov. 19

Highline Public Schools’ Career & College Pathways Kick-Off will be Nov. 19

Highline Public Schools will be holding a Career & College Pathways Kick-Off Event on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. at the ERAC building located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW. “Our goal... [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]

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]