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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]

ELECTION RESULTS 1: Highline School Levy passing with over 57% approval

ELECTION RESULTS 1: Highline School Levy passing with over 57% approval

The first round of election results are in for the Feb. 13 Special Election, and it looks like the Highline School District’s Replacement of Expiring Educational Programs and Operation Levy is... [Read more]

Evergreen High School Turf Field wins $250K grant from King County Parks

Evergreen High School Turf Field wins $250K grant from King County Parks

Evergreen High School is $250,000 closer to an artificial turf field thanks to a grant from King County Parks. King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the awards January 30, 2018. “These grants... [Read more]

St. Bernadette Parish School hosting OPEN HOUSE this Wed., Jan. 31

St. Bernadette Parish School hosting OPEN HOUSE this Wed., Jan. 31

Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will host an OPEN HOUSE this Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged to attend this informational Open House…

New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner fundraiser is Thursday, Jan. 25

New Start High Key Club’s Baked Potato Dinner fundraiser is Thursday, Jan. 25

The New Start Alternative High School Key Club will again – in conjunction with the Kiwanis Club of White Center – hold a fundraiser on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 – a Taco Bar and Baked Potato Dinner... [Read more]

King County holding Disaster Skills Workshop at White Center Library Feb. 8

King County holding Disaster Skills Workshop at White Center Library Feb. 8

King County will be holding a Disaster Skills Workshop at the White Center Library on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Here are details from the county: King County is prone to many hazards, and... [Read more]

Help local students via Food Drive for the Highline Schools Foundation

Help local students via Food Drive for the Highline Schools Foundation

The Highline Schools Foundation is still in dire need of food donations for local students. Here’s more info from the good folks at Pollock Insurance: Anne with the Highline Schools Foundation just... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

Highline Schools Foundation awards over $110,000 in grants to Teachers & Staff

The Highline Schools Foundation announced Tuesday (Dec. 12) that they awarded $110,550 in grants to teachers and staff in support of Highline Public Schools this December. These funds will support activities... [Read more]

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Replacement Highline Public Schools levy will be on Feb. 13 ballot

Highline Public Schools voters will be asked to renew a four-year educational programs and operations levy in February, 2018. The levy is not a new tax. It replaces the current levy, which is set to expire... [Read more]

School District announces decision on what new Highline High will look like

School District announces decision on what new Highline High will look like

From our sister site The B-Town Blog: After several weeks of public feedback, Highline High School project staff, architects, contractors and district leaders have reached a final consensus on the Design... [Read more]

Meet the Principal, discuss issues at Evergreen High on Tues., Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.

Meet the Principal, discuss issues at Evergreen High on Tues., Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.

Meet the principal, discuss issues, and socialize with other Evergreen High School families at 6 p.m. this Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the school library. This is part of a “First Tuesdays” series... [Read more]

Highline College searching for new Pres., holding public meeting in WC Dec. 4

Highline College searching for new Pres., holding public meeting in WC Dec. 4

As part of its presidential search process, Highline College trustees will hold several listening sessions to learn what community members are looking for in the college’s next leader. In July, Dr. Jack... [Read more]

White Center residents tackle immigration & gentrification in recent Summit

White Center residents tackle immigration & gentrification in recent Summit

Photos courtesy Mel Ponder Photography White Center community members discussed and shared their input on immigration, gentrification, and affordable housing in a Summit held on Nov. 4, 2017 at Evergreen... [Read more]

REMINDER: White Center Community Summit is Saturday at Evergreen campus

REMINDER: White Center Community Summit is Saturday at Evergreen campus

REMINDER: This Saturday, Nov. 4, will be the second White Center Community Summit of 2017, with the first one held in January: During the previous summit, the White Center Community Development Association... [Read more]