Tagged with 'Education'

Highline Public Schools to fund full-day Kindergarten at all schools

Highline Public Schools to fund full-day Kindergarten at all schools

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (May 23) that it will fund tuition-free full-day kindergarten at all schools starting this fall, regardless of the amount the state legislature allocates to full-day... [Read more]

Highline School District proposes update to school safety and security program

Highline School District proposes update to school safety and security program

The Highline School District announced Tuesday (May 14) that “more extensive staff training and strong coordination with local law enforcement are the hallmarks of a proposal to improve safety and... [Read more]

Global Connections students paying it forward to elementary students

Global Connections students paying it forward to elementary students

In SeaTac, Global Connections High School students are teaming up with Cedarbrook Lodge to educate fifth graders from Bow Lake Elementary on childhood obesity, anti-bullying and classroom etiquette. The... [Read more]

Learn About Law Enforcement at ‘Police Citizens Academy’ Starting March 20

Learn About Law Enforcement at ‘Police Citizens Academy’ Starting March 20

The Police Citizens Academy is a 12-week session offered free to residents of SeaTac, to help educate the public about the police department and to increase understanding between citizens and police. The... [Read more]

Highline One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Highline One of Seven School Districts to Win $40 Million ‘Race to the Top’ Grant

Highline Public Schools is one of seven King County districts to win a share of $40 million in federal “Race to the Top” funds, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday (Dec. 11). Highline,... [Read more]

SeaTac Teacher Honored as American Sign Language Teacher of the Year

SeaTac Teacher Honored as American Sign Language Teacher of the Year

Joani Bishop, American Sign Language (ASL) teacher at SeaTac’s Academy of Citizenship and Empowerment (ACE), was honored by her peers as ASL Teacher of the Year…

Inside the ‘Lancer Nation’: Kennedy Catholic High School Revealed

Inside the ‘Lancer Nation’: Kennedy Catholic High School Revealed

Would your teen benefit from a Catholic high school education? Just what has been going on inside that nice beige building off of First Ave South in Burien? How did last year’s graduating class... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Now Accepting Excel Grant Applications

Highline Schools Foundation Now Accepting Excel Grant Applications

Tonni Best, Math Coach at Chinook Middle School, received $203 from the Foundation to purchase chess boards, dice, and decks of cards to help students with overall number sense, logical thinking and problem-solving... [Read more]

Highline Teacher Darcy Smith Selected as Regional Teacher of the Year

Highline Teacher Darcy Smith Selected as Regional Teacher of the Year

Left to right: HPS Deputy Superintendent Carla Jackson, Darcy Smith, Interim Superintendent Alan Spicciati. Photo courtesy Highline School District. Darcy Smith, a sixth grade literacy teacher at SeaTac’s... [Read more]

Students Graduate from SeaTac’s ‘Laws and Paws’ School

Students Graduate from SeaTac’s ‘Laws and Paws’ School

The 4th Laws and Paws class graduated 5 more students and their canine charges May 31 at Chinook Middle School in SeaTac. This unique and popular after-school program for students was spearheaded by Officer Karen Davy…