Middle School Students’ film about Hicklin Lake to premiere Tuesday night
Female Science Students from Cascade Middle School will be premiering their first documentary film about White Center's Hicklin Lake this Tuesday night, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The girls are all part of an after-school science club called STARS – "Students Tackling Authentic and Relevant Science" – and aims to provide a space for middle and high school girls to use science to investigate and solve real problems in their community. "The ladies chose to focus on the health of Hicklin Lake (which neighbors our school) for their project this year," said Anna Kramer, ...
Teacher at White Center school named PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator
Mount View Elementary teacher Jamie Ewing has been named a 2014 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) LearningMedia Digital Innovator. The fifth-grade teacher is the only Washington State educator among the 100 teachers from around the country selected this year. Ewing was selected by PBS for his dedication and passion for innovative teaching practices that integrate digital media and technology in the classroom. He has developed a number of digital media and technology programs at Mount View, including: Curriculum for all fifth-grade students at Mount View that teaches basic computer programming and coding skills. Virtual science fair which allows students to explore earth systems, design related ...
Highline School District will move 6th Grade to Middle School
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="220"] Teacher Ellen Dorr believes moving sixth grade to middle school will have a positive impact on students.[/caption] The Highline School District announce Friday (April 4) that it will be moving 6th grade to Middle School, starting in the 2015-16 school year "or later." The district said the decision to make the move comes "after months of studying enrollment projections, staff and community feedback, and academic research." “I am thrilled that sixth-graders will finally be in a place that is developmentally appropriate for them. Sixth-graders belong in middle school,” said Des Moines Elementary School teacher Nicole Malmgren, who has taught ...
You’ll have three chances to help clean White Center this Spring
The White Center Community Development Association (WCCDA) is gearing up for three 2014 Spring Clean events – to be held on April 12, May 10, and June 7. White Center Spring Clean is an opportunity for volunteers and residents to take part in an annual spruce up of White Center through projects aimed at cleaning up and beautifying the neighborhood. “Spring Clean is a hands-on way to get involved in making your community, literally, a better place. Whether it’s gardening, graffiti removal, bringing in more art or whatever is identified as a community need: everyone in White Center benefits from having a ...
Recognize this guy? Police release sketch of White Center rape suspect
King County Sheriff’s detectives have released a sketch of a man that violently assaulted and raped a woman earlier this month. On Friday, March 7, just after midnight the victim was walking eastbound on the south side of Roxbury near 24th Ave. She was approached by a black male who asked her for a cigarette. The victim gave the suspect a cigarette when the suspect suddenly dragged her to a nearby lot where he punched her repeatedly then sexually assaulted her. The suspect fled after the assault, taking the victim's purse with him. The purse was never located and may have been ...
Local Girl Scouts donate 180 pounds of cookies to White Center Food Bank
The cookie selling season may be over, but that does not mean cookie-related work is done for one local Girl Scout Troop, who spent time Monday night (March 24) donating 180 pounds of the goodies to the White Center Food Bank. Troop #42263 had seven young ladies, ages 8-12, selling cookies this year. Collectively they sold over 7100 boxes of cookies, which included an impressive 296 boxes in donations for the food bank. If you do the cookie math, that is almost $1200 collected in 17 days! While many Scouts collect donations for the popular "Operation Cookie Drop," this troop learned the program ...
SeaTac man arrested in connection with Burien teen’s death in White Center
Friday afternoon (March 21), King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes detectives arrested an 18-year old SeaTac man in connection with the shooting death of a 17-year old Burien boy in White Center Wednesday night (March 19; read our previous coverage here). Police say that they are not seeking any other suspects; however, they are encouraging additional witnesses of the shooting to come forward and contact the King County Sheriff’s Office by calling (206) 296-3311.
White Center Cambodian New Year Street Festival will be Saturday, April 26
The 12th annual White Center Cambodian New Year Street Festival will be held on Saturday, April 26 from 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on SW 98th Street between 15th and 16th Ave SW. There will be live cultural entertainment, food, music, games, prizes and more. For more information, or to become a sponsor, vendor and/or volunteer, please visit www.camculture.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (206) 861-2898.
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