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OBIT: Walter Lynn Edmiston passed away July 20, 2018; memorial will be Aug. 25

OBIT: Walter Lynn Edmiston passed away July 20, 2018; memorial will be Aug. 25

Walter Lynn Edmiston In the presence of his loving wife and family members, Walter Edmiston died peacefully on July 20, 2018, following complications from surgery and a fight against cancer that stretched... [Read more]

Soroptimist Int’l of Seattle South Annual Awards Luncheon will be Wed., June 20

Soroptimist Int’l of Seattle South Annual Awards Luncheon will be Wed., June 20

Soroptimist Int’l of Seattle South club will be celebrating its 60th year assisting women and girls in our community through fundraising and advocacy efforts with its annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday,... [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]

Permit parking implemented by Council, but it hesitates over free street vacation

Permit parking implemented by Council, but it hesitates over free street vacation

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council on Tuesday (May 22) officially started its long studied plan to allow permit parking in neighborhoods overwhelmed with for hire and airport employee parking. But it... [Read more]

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

Amendment funding noise mitigation for Highline School District passes house

On Wednesday, May 23, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee Adam Smith offered an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, to provide for noise mitigation for the Highline School... [Read more]

Why be a Mentor? It’s good for everyone – Mentors both teach and learn

Why be a Mentor? It’s good for everyone – Mentors both teach and learn

POS intern, Vaungh’Nee Walker, at Marine Maintenance with Corbin Purnhagen, Aug. 12, 2016. By the Port of Seattle With a busy professional and personal life, you may wonder if becoming a mentor is... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools breaks ground for new Middle School in SeaTac

Highline Public Schools breaks ground for new Middle School in SeaTac

A steady drizzle didn’t dampen enthusiasm as Highline Public Schools broke ground for a new middle school in SeaTac Wednesday afternoon, April 4. District leaders, state legislators, City of SeaTac... [Read more]

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Middle School will be Wednesday, April 4

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Middle School will be Wednesday, April 4

All are invited to join Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield, Integrus Architecture, Bayley Construction, staff, community members and elected officials for a groundbreaking ceremony for... [Read more]

Deadline extended for 2018 Spring Community Leadership Academy

Deadline extended for 2018 Spring Community Leadership Academy

Registration for the 2018 Spring Community Leadership Academy has been extended through March 26. Apply online, or print and return your application by March 26: http://www.ci.seatac.wa.us/how-do-i/apply-for/community-leadership-... [Read more]

New Middle School at Glacier site receives $3 million in state funds

New Middle School at Glacier site receives $3 million in state funds

Last week, the Washington State legislature passed the 2018 supplemental capital budget, which included $2.95 million in funding for Highline’s new middle school project in SeaTac. This appropriation... [Read more]

SeaTac Spring Chess Championship will be Saturday, March 24

SeaTac Spring Chess Championship will be Saturday, March 24

A Spring Chess Championship will be held at the SeaTac Community Center on Saturday, March. 24. All chess programs are FREE All kids are welcome Each SeaTac elementary school competes, with their top... [Read more]

SeaTac Community Leadership Academy will run April 2 through May 21

SeaTac Community Leadership Academy will run April 2 through May 21

The City of SeaTac is presenting the third annual Community Leadership Academy this spring to broaden and enhance community involvement while sharing information about how city government operates. We... [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]

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline School Levy passing by nearly 58%

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Highline School Levy passing by nearly 58%

The second round of results for Tuesday’s Special Election were released on Wednesday, Feb. 14, and the Highline School Levy has grown to nearly 58% approval: Highline School District No. 401... [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]

New Start Community Garden serves both students and community

New Start Community Garden serves both students and community

By Omie Drawhorn The New Start Community Garden serving Burien, is more than just a place to grow plants, fruits and vegetables. It provides a way for community members to connect with each other, said... [Read more]

Joe Van elected new President of Highline School Board

Joe Van elected new President of Highline School Board

The Highline School Board has a new leader – the board elected Joe Van (pictured above) to serve as the new board president. Mr. Van has served on the board since spring 2015, representing neighborhoods... [Read more]

Community Police Academy begins March 14; here’s how to sign up

Community Police Academy begins March 14; here’s how to sign up

The King County Sheriff’s Office – along with SeaTac and Burien Police – have designed a program to educate the Community about all the departments within the King County Sheriff’s Office. Students... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline Public Schools moving start time for high schools to 30 minutes later

Highline students will be able to hit the snooze in the morning come this fall or next, as Highline Public Schools plans to change high school start times to about 30 minutes later than current start times.... [Read more]