Education Section

South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

South Sound Piano Studio holding Open House on Saturday, Sept. 29

SouthSoundPiano (SSP), a local piano school serving the South Seattle region, will be hosting an Open House event on Saturday Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at their studio in Burien. Are you an adult... [Read more]

White Center Library hosting two Hip Hop programs in October

White Center Library hosting two Hip Hop programs in October

The White Center Library will be hosting two Hip Hop programs in October: Emerald Street (Part 1) Race, Class, Culture & the History of Hip Hop in the Northwest: Saturday, October 6, 2-3pm White... [Read more]

Evergreen High School to get new field thanks to Seahawks & King County Parks

Evergreen High School to get new field thanks to Seahawks & King County Parks

Muddy potholes and rained-out practices may soon be a relic of the past at Evergreen High School in White Center, as the school’s dreamed-of synthetic turf field now has the funding to become reality. Highline... [Read more]

YWCA Greenbridge hosting two digital workshops in October

YWCA Greenbridge hosting two digital workshops in October

YWCA Greenbridge will be hosting two digital workshops in October in conjunction with the Ethnic Business Coalition: Make Sure Your Website Works for You If you’re launching a new business website (or... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools will raise Educator salaries by 13% for 2018-19

Highline Public Schools will raise Educator salaries by 13% for 2018-19

Under a tentative agreement reached with the Highline Education Association this week, Highline Public Schools will raise Educator salaries by 13 percent for the 2018-19 school year, the district announced. In... [Read more]

Highline Education Association reaches tentative agreement with school district

Highline Education Association reaches tentative agreement with school district

Late Monday afternoon, Aug. 27, Highline Public Schools announced that they reached a tentative agreement with the Highline Education Association (HEA). “This agreement honors the valuable work our... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools Teachers may vote to strike at member meeting Aug. 23

Highline Public Schools Teachers may vote to strike at member meeting Aug. 23

Members of the Highline Education Association – the union that represents Teachers in Highline Public Schools – may vote for a strike authorization at a member meeting this Thursday, Aug. 23. If the... [Read more]

Southwest Youth & Family Services’ ‘Night of Giving Gala’ will be Sat., Oct. 27

Southwest Youth & Family Services’ ‘Night of Giving Gala’ will be Sat., Oct. 27

Southwest Youth & Family Services’ 2018 ‘Night of Giving Gala’ will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at the Seattle Design Center. For this year’s event, SWYFS is celebrating... [Read more]

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

Hoops4Life Basketball/Skills Camp will be at Mt. Rainier High School July 23-27

BASKETBALL/LIFE SKILLS CAMP!!!! @ Mount Rainier High School Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27 This camp started in West Seattle in 1998 for the purpose of creating an affordable camp that would raise... [Read more]

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards Scholarships to local students

Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awards Scholarships to local students

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center recently awarded several local students with scholarships to further their education. After initial written applications, students were interviewed by committee... [Read more]

Evergreen High graduating student Abel Berhan gets $400,000 to go to Harvard

Evergreen High graduating student Abel Berhan gets $400,000 to go to Harvard

You may have heard of Abel Berhan – his reaction to his acceptance to Harvard went viral, was shared on Facebook more than 500 times and caught the attention of various local news stations: Stanford... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

On Friday (June 8), Highline Public Schools threw a long-bomb touchdown of a party for graduating seniors, who jammed the Museum of Flight in Tukwila to celebrate their milestone with none other than Seattle... [Read more]

‘Peace N’The Hood’ bringing Job Fair, basketball to White Center Friday, June 8

‘Peace N’The Hood’ bringing Job Fair, basketball to White Center Friday, June 8

Peace N The Hood is coming BACK to White Center on Friday, June 8, 2018 at Steve Cox Memorial Park. This free event will include: A 3-on-3 basketball tournament for teens ages 12-19 A job fair targeting... [Read more]

Cleaning out your closets? Donate your stuff & help White Center Heights Elementary

Cleaning out your closets? Donate your stuff & help White Center Heights Elementary

White Center Heights Elementary PTA is partnering with Value Village for their first-ever Donation Drive Fundraiser from Wednesday, May 30 to Monday, June 18, with a special early drop-off date this Saturday,... [Read more]

Evergreen students advocate for less pizza, more greens in Cafeteria

Evergreen students advocate for less pizza, more greens in Cafeteria

Khatami Chau, second from left, serves samples of student-created recipes in the cafeteria at Evergreen High School. Students prepare squash for a meal at FEEST’s after-school program. In a step... [Read more]

Student arrested after bringing loaded gun to New Start High School Thursday

Student arrested after bringing loaded gun to New Start High School Thursday

A student was arrested after being found in possession of a loaded gun at New Start High School on Thursday, Feb. 15. A social media post surfaced that led to suspicion of the student possessing a weapon.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Students at Evergreen High School walkout in protest of gun violence

PHOTOS: Students at Evergreen High School walkout in protest of gun violence

Below are photos taken by Efrain Moreno, a student at Evergreen High School, of the walkout protest against gun violence on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Efrain said: “The walkout at Evergreen High... [Read more]

‘Sikh Captain America’ will be visiting four Highline Public Schools this week

‘Sikh Captain America’ will be visiting four Highline Public Schools this week

Vishavjit Singh – aka ‘Sikh Captain America’ – an artist, speaker and activist based in Harlem, New York, will be visiting four Highline Public Schools to host diversity talks for 4th... [Read more]

Lockdown at Cascade Middle School due to false alarm

Lockdown at Cascade Middle School due to false alarm

A lockdown at Cascade Middle School on Wednesday morning (Feb. 28) was due to a false alarm. Highline Public Schools says that a student got ahold of a staff member’s radio, then radioed out a false... [Read more]

How Highline Public Schools will respond if there’s a student walkout Mar. 14

How Highline Public Schools will respond if there’s a student walkout Mar. 14

On Tuesday (Feb. 27), Highline Public Schools issued the following statement about how it will respond if students participate in a walkout. A national school walkout is scheduled for March 14 to “protest... [Read more]