Tagged with 'Education'

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]

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]

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]

‘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]

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]

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…

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]

Shorewood Christian School offers 5% discount to new Middle School Families

Shorewood Christian School offers 5% discount to new Middle School Families

Shorewood Christian School recently announced a 5% discount in tuition for families that are new to the school with 6th, 7th, or 8th graders. The move is to introduce families to the benefits specifically... [Read more]

Free ‘Buddhism 101’ class offered at White Center Library Thurs., Aug. 24

Free ‘Buddhism 101’ class offered at White Center Library Thurs., Aug. 24

Do you believe in lasting happiness? More than 2500 years ago the Buddha taught that every human being is born with the ability to become happy. Nichiren Buddhism teaches that you can establish a state... [Read more]

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

Burien/White Center Rotary presents over $12,000 in scholarships to local students

The Burien/White Center Rotary presented Scholarships and Service Above Self awards to this year’s recipients at last week’s meeting: Scholarships: Walter O. Carsten Memorial Scholarship,... [Read more]

White Center Heights Elementary earns State’s Top Education Award

White Center Heights Elementary earns State’s Top Education Award

Highline Public Schools announced Monday (April 17) that White Center Heights Elementary School has been honored with a 2016 Washington Achievement Award (WAA) for Math Growth and English Language Arts... [Read more]

Meet our newest Big Picture High School Journalism Intern – Devin Otto

Meet our newest Big Picture High School Journalism Intern – Devin Otto

Please welcome our newest Intern from Burien’s Big Picture High School – Devin Otto: My name is Devin Otto, and I’m a Junior over at Big Picture High School. I’ve been working in the journalism... [Read more]

VIDEO: Teachers/Staff at Southern Heights send message to students

VIDEO: Teachers/Staff at Southern Heights send message to students

Teachers and Staff at Southern Heights Elementary School – located at 11249 14th Ave S. in White Center – greeted students Wednesday morning, Feb. 22, with a “strong message” welcoming... [Read more]

Highline School Board issues strong ‘Statement of Support for All Students’

Highline School Board issues strong ‘Statement of Support for All Students’

Teachers, administrators, and the school board are sending an unequivocal message of support and reassurance to all students and families within Highline Public Schools this week. With a letter from the... [Read more]

Last Open House at Explorer West Middle Schools is this Saturday, Dec. 3!

Last Open House at Explorer West Middle Schools is this Saturday, Dec. 3!

From Advertiser Explorer West Middle School: Ready to learn more about Explorer West Middle School? We welcome you to walk through the blue doors and experience our community! Explorer West will hold... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools graduation rates rise for third consecutive year

Highline Public Schools graduation rates rise for third consecutive year

Highline Public Schools announced Wednesday (Nov. 2) that its graduation rate has risen for the third year in a row, to nearly 75 percent for the Class of 2016. The official graduation rate of 74.8 percent... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools holding Open Houses & School Tours this Wed. & Thurs.

Highline Public Schools holding Open Houses & School Tours this Wed. & Thurs.

Highline Public Schools wants area residents to “Get Informed on the School Bond” by attending free and open School Tours & Open Houses this week. “See for yourself,” the district... [Read more]

JACK MAYNE: It’s time to stop requiring students to attend dangerous schools

JACK MAYNE: It’s time to stop requiring students to attend dangerous schools

Commentary by Senior Writer Jack Mayne (click “Play” button to hear audio version:) http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/JackMayneonSchoolBond.mp3 It is time to stop requiring the students... [Read more]