Highline School Board extends contract with Dr. Susan Enfield through 2017
The Highline School Board unanimously approved a contract extension for Superintendent Susan Enfield at its regular meeting on Wednesday, July 9. Dr. Enfield’s contract now runs through 2017, coinciding with the term of the district’s strategic plan. “We are making good progress toward the bold goals in our strategic plan, and we have the right leader to get our students to those targets,” said School Board President Michael Spear. “We are confident in the capabilities of our students, the good work of our teachers, and the outstanding leadership of Dr. Enfield.” Dr. Enfield led the development of the strategic plan, which outlines ambitious ...
All-ages Open Mic Night returns to Greenbridge Plaza on Saturday, Aug. 9
'Cultivate,' an all-ages Open Mic night, returns at 7 p.m. on Saturday August 9 at Greenbridge Plaza. Organizers tell us they have a great set planned for the night, featuring the band Peacemaker Nation, and hint also that they may have a couple special treats for all of those who make it out. Here are the details: WHAT: 'Cultivate' Open Mic Night. WHEN: Saturday, August 9, 7:00pm WHERE: Greenbridge Plaza - 9010 8th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106 INFO: Cultivate is back to White Center!!!!
‘We All Have Stories to Share’: Grammy-Nominated Storyteller Visits the Northwest
by Greg Wright Diane Ferlatte, the National Storytelling Network’s Circle of Excellence Award winner, will be a featured “teller” at this year’s PowellsWood Storytelling Festival. The first day of the festival, which runs July 18-19 this year at PowellsWood in Federal Way, storytellers engage registered attendees with workshops designed to turn everyday people into tellers of their own stories. The second day, it’s all telling, all the time at key locations throughout the 3-acre garden. This year’s tellers include Donald Davis, Angela Lloyd, Barbara McBride-Smith, Ed Stivender—and Diane Ferlatte. I had the opportunity to chat the other day with Ferlatte, fresh from her appearance ...
Boulevard Park Place donates $13,449 to American Cancer Society from ‘Relay’
On Wednesday (July 2), Boulevard Park Place Active Senior Living presented a check to the American Cancer Society for $13,449.00, from the Highline Relay for Life. The seniors achieved this by walking 5,695 miles from January to June 2014, along with receiving donations from family members. "Our active group celebrated yesterday their successes with some home made cherry cake and ice cream," said Vicki Guerrero, Marketing and Activities Director. "This donation means a lot to us in helping to finish the fight and find a cure for cancer."
Benefit screening of local UFO film ‘The Maury Island Incident’ will be Aug. 1
A benefit screening of the locally-produced UFO film "The Maury Island Incident" for Discover Burien will take place on Friday night, Aug. 1 at the Tin Theater in Burien, starting at 7 p.m. “The Maury Island Incident” is a 30-minute film that tells the forgotten, tragic story – taken directly from declassified FBI documents – of Harold Dahl's June 21, 1947 UFO sighting near Maury Island, and the first reported 'Man In Black' encounter that happened to him the very next day. Each screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Filmmakers. The film – which was shot in Burien (at the ...
Highline Schools Foundation awards $83,000 to 2014 scholarship winners
The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded $83,000 in scholarships to graduating students in Highline Public Schools. The six students receiving scholarships in 2014 were honored at last night’s Highline Public Schools Board meeting. Each received a plaque of recognition from Highline Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield and School Board President Michael Spear. These scholarships are made possible by the support of Highline Schools Foundation’s generous individual donors and corporate partners. A list of the specific scholarships, and the students who were awarded in 2014, is below: The Light & Love Scholarship was created this year by the Pappas family in honor ...
Suspect arrested in White Center rape
Police in Oklahoma arrested a 25-year old male for the March rape of a female in the White Center area. The case was solved when the Washington State Patrol Crime Lab developed a DNA profile from evidence collected at the scene which matched the male. He had apparently been visiting King County from Oklahoma when the crime was committed. The King County Prosecutor’s Office filed charges of Rape in the 1st degree and Assault in the 1st degree. An arrest warrant was issued and law enforcement in Oklahoma arrested him yesterday. The suspect will have to go through the extradition process before being ...
Five retail pot sale potential candidates are in White Center
by Jack Mayne The recent Washington State Liquor Control Board lottery for licenses to run one of the 11 marijuana retail stores allotted to unincorporated area in King County produced 44 candidates and five of the applicants are listed as having addresses in the unincorporated area between Burien, Tukwila and Seattle. There is no requirement that a store be permitted in White Center, but many expect one will be selected, although there are problems with the density of the area and the close location of many schools, day care activities and other activities that would run afoul of Initiative 502 and the ...
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The Highline School Board unanimously approved a contract extension for Superintendent Susan Enfield at its regular meeting on Wednesday, July 9. Dr. Enfield’s contract now runs through 2017, coinciding... [Read more]
‘Cultivate,’ an all-ages Open Mic night, returns at 7 p.m. on Saturday August 9 at Greenbridge Plaza. Organizers tell us they have a great set planned for the night, featuring the band Peacemaker... [Read more]
by Greg Wright Diane Ferlatte, the National Storytelling Network’s Circle of Excellence Award winner, will be a featured “teller” at this year’s PowellsWood Storytelling Festival. The first day... [Read more]
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