Education Section

Tyee High School Senior Aracely Casillas inspires others to code

Tyee High School Senior Aracely Casillas inspires others to code

Tyee High School senior Aracely Casillas was recently featured in a Code.org video meant to energize school districts, community leaders and Fortune 500 companies to ensure every kid in America has... [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]

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance?

LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance?

From Advertiser Matthew R. Hale, Attorney at Law PLLC: LESSONS FROM LITIGATION: What is Enough Insurance? I had just been out of law school for less than a year and had passed bar only a few months before,... [Read more]

Community Forum on affordable housing will be Oct. 30 at Madrona School

Community Forum on affordable housing will be Oct. 30 at Madrona School

A Community Forum called ‘Coming Together to Discuss Affordable Housing and Growth in Southwest King County’ will be held at the Madrona Elementary School cafeteria on Monday, Oct. 3, from... [Read more]

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration is Fri., Nov. 3

Burien’s annual Día De Los Muertos / Day of the Dead Celebration will be held at the Community Center from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3. Don’t miss this fun-filled evening to learn about the rich... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber holding Celebration of Women event Oct. 25

Seattle Southside Chamber holding Celebration of Women event Oct. 25

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce – the driving force of business for Southwest King County – announced that they will be holding a new event and initiative celebrating women in business and... [Read more]

Historian Feliks Banel will discuss Northwest Radio History on Sun., Oct. 15

Historian Feliks Banel will discuss Northwest Radio History on Sun., Oct. 15

Join the Highline Historical Society for a special program next Sunday afternoon, Oct. 15 (the Seahawks have a bye), when local historian Feliks Banel will speak about Northwest Radio History at SeaTac... [Read more]

Kids can learn Chess for FREE tonight, from 6-8pm at Seatac Community Center

Kids can learn Chess for FREE tonight, from 6-8pm at Seatac Community Center

The good folks at Seatac United FC are hosting a terrific free event where your children can learn to play chess. Young guests receive a “Chess Passport” when they arrive. Then, kids take their Chess... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Touch-A-Truck’ please kids both small and big in SeaTac

PHOTOS: ‘Touch-A-Truck’ please kids both small and big in SeaTac

Story & Photos by Pam Fernald The weather was perfect on Saturday, Sept. 9, and SeaTac’s ‘Touch-A-Truck’ event was well attended by the community. This ‘kid’ enjoyed it! There... [Read more]

Hundreds gather to discuss fracking at Sierra Club community forum Wed.

Hundreds gather to discuss fracking at Sierra Club community forum Wed.

In order to spread the word about the many harmful climate and health effects of natural gas, Sierra Club welcomed policy director Eric de Place from the Sightline Institute – in tandem with 350 Seattle,... [Read more]

Sierra Club Forum on fracking in South King County will be Wednesday night

Sierra Club Forum on fracking in South King County will be Wednesday night

The Sierra Club will be holding a community forum to discuss fracking in South King County tonight – Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Valley View Library. Here’s more info: Did... [Read more]

‘Touch-A-Truck’ will be at Valley Ridge Park on Saturday, Sept. 9

‘Touch-A-Truck’ will be at Valley Ridge Park on Saturday, Sept. 9

Come to the free ‘Touch-A-Truck’ on Saturday, Sept. 9 to see and touch vehicles that provide safety and services to the community. There will be vehicles from Fire, Police, Parks and Public... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts Sept. 14; here’s how to apply

Community Police Academy starts Sept. 14; here’s how to apply

The City of SeaTac joins with the City of Burien each year to invite community members to ‘Community Police Academy,’ a twelve week course designed to increase the understanding between citizens... [Read more]

Highline Premier FC’s Fall 2017 Skills Clinic starts Sept. 15

Highline Premier FC’s Fall 2017 Skills Clinic starts Sept. 15

Fall 2017 Skills Clinic – Field Player Training with Highline Premier FC Coaches – starts Sept. 15: Provides players with essential skills. Age and level appropriate training emphasizes fun, individual... [Read more]

Highline Botanical Garden’s Ice Cream Social will be this Sunday, Aug. 20

Highline Botanical Garden’s Ice Cream Social will be this Sunday, Aug. 20

Each year on the third Sunday in August, the Highline Botanical Garden Foundation celebrates its membership with a fun-packed afternoon of things to do, and this year’s event will be this Sunday,... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Networking in the Digital Age

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Networking in the Digital Age

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce When my father was the owner of a small independent pharmacy he and I (when I was old enough) spent a large part of our time detailing,... [Read more]

Design concepts unveiled for new middle school to be built at Glacier site

Design concepts unveiled for new middle school to be built at Glacier site

Highline Public Schools recently held a community meeting about the new middle school to be built on the Glacier site in SeaTac: This was an opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions about the... [Read more]

Glacier Grizzlies say a final goodbye to their former High School

Glacier Grizzlies say a final goodbye to their former High School

Glacier alumni gathered in the gym once more to pick up pieces of the bleachers, take photographs, and reminisce. Proving that our experiences in school impact us the rest of our lives, more than 200... [Read more]

Hazel Valley & Midway schools will launch Spanish-English programs

Hazel Valley & Midway schools will launch Spanish-English programs

Thanks to input from staff and families, more students in Highline Public Schools will have the opportunity for bilingual education – Hazel Valley and Midway elementary schools will transition to English-Spanish... [Read more]

Award-winning ‘Maury Island Incident’ film (& presentation) will be Sun., June 11

Award-winning ‘Maury Island Incident’ film (& presentation) will be Sun., June 11

The locally-produced, award-winning film “The Maury Island Incident” will screen – along with a presentation by filmmakers Steve Edmiston and Scott Schaefer – at the Northwest Film Forum... [Read more]