Tagged with 'Education'

Chinook Middle School receives $5,000 grant for ‘Bots Builds Brains’ program

Chinook Middle School receives $5,000 grant for ‘Bots Builds Brains’ program

The Design & Engineering program at SeaTac’s Chinook Middle School is getting a helping hand thanks to a $5,000 CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant for their B3 program. The program –... [Read more]

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston at Burien Film Office Happy Hour Tues., April 4

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston will present “Adventures in the (short) film trade: lessons learned from the brave new world of independent film development, finance, and distribution” at the next... [Read more]

Community Police Academy starts Mar. 9, and here’s how YOU can sign up

Community Police Academy starts Mar. 9, and here’s how YOU can sign up

The King County, Burien and SeaTac Police Departments will be holding a FREE Community Police Academy this spring, and registration is now open. Classes will begin on Thursday, Mar. 9, 2017, and will... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce endorses Highline School bond

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce endorses Highline School bond

EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media is an active member of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce. The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced on Friday (Oct. 21) that it is endorsing Prop.... [Read more]

PODCAST: Creepy Clowns, illegal fireworks, school bond, weather & more…

PODCAST: Creepy Clowns, illegal fireworks, school bond, weather & more…

Here’s episode #71 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

THE BLOG ENDORSES: Vote YES on the Highline School Bond Nov. 8

THE BLOG ENDORSES: Vote YES on the Highline School Bond Nov. 8

For the first time in our history, we’ve decided to endorse a political issue – we are encouraging all our Readers to vote “YES” on Proposition No. 1 for Highline Schools on Nov. 8…

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; airplane noise; Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Stabbing at local restaurant; airplane noise; Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #69 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Superintendent Enfield opens up about suspension policy at public session

Click the ‘Play’ button to hear the unedited, raw audio of Monday night’s ‘Conversation with the Superintendent’: http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ConvWithEnfield091916.mp3 By... [Read more]

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Dr. Susan Enfield, superintendent of Highline Public Schools, greets a student on the first day of school. The Highline School Board unanimously approved a three-year contract extension for Superintendent... [Read more]

Fall Community Emergency Response Team Training starts Thursday, Sept. 22

Fall Community Emergency Response Team Training starts Thursday, Sept. 22

There is still time to sign up for the upcoming FREE Community Emergency Response Team training, which starts on Sept. 22. CERT is an eight-week program that meets once a week for 3.5 hours. Classes start... [Read more]

Thousands attend City of SeaTac’s ‘Back to School Fair’ Thursday

Thousands attend City of SeaTac’s ‘Back to School Fair’ Thursday

Photo courtesy Highline Schools Foundation. Thousands of children from a wide variety of backgrounds took part in the City of SeaTac’s Back to School Fair on Thursday, Aug. 11 at the Valley Ridge Park... [Read more]

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

Highline School Board to decide July 20 on November bond issue election

By Jack Mayne There will be a new Highline School District bond issue on the November ballot if the school board approves a proposal from the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee. The amount of the new... [Read more]

Seattle Christian Schools Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25

Seattle Christian Schools Open House scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25

Advertiser Seattle Christian Schools invites you to discover why families in Seattle and South King County continue to choose Seattle Christian Schools! They invite you to an Open House on Thursday,... [Read more]

Public Disclosure Commission rejects complaint over use of election funds

Public Disclosure Commission rejects complaint over use of election funds

by Jack Mayne The Washington Public Disclosure Commission rejected a complaint by Donald F. Wasson of Des Moines that the Highline Public School District violated state law when it sent out a brochure... [Read more]

Service Trip shapes student’s global view; dump visit a moving experience

Service Trip shapes student’s global view; dump visit a moving experience

Advertiser Kennedy Catholic High School pursues numerous service learning experiences through the year – read on to learn more about the dramatic impact of a recent journey to Guatemala on student’s... [Read more]

CEOs from local corporations help close Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

CEOs from local corporations help close Digital Divide in Highline Public Schools

Photos by Jana Kleitsch On Friday (April 17), top executives from The Boeing Company, Alaska Airlines, and Syntonic visited SeaTac’s Chinook Middle School to see and experience digital learning... [Read more]

Highline School Board to appoint Chung (Joe) Van as new member April 15

Highline School Board to appoint Chung (Joe) Van as new member April 15

The Highline School Board is scheduled to appoint a new member – Chung (Joe) Van of SeaTac – on Wednesday, April 15, during a special meeting. Van is a finalist for the vacant Director District 3... [Read more]

FREE CERT Training begins April 16

FREE CERT Training begins April 16

When disaster calls – how will you respond? The City of SeaTac, Burien & Kent RFA are offering the FEMA-sponsored Community Emergency Response Team training at no charge, starting April 16, 2015. Following... [Read more]

Mia Gregerson endorses changing school bond elections to simple majority

Mia Gregerson endorses changing school bond elections to simple majority

Rep. Mia Gregerson, who also serves as Mayor for SeaTac, released a statement this week endorsing a simple majority for school bonds. Currently, a supermajority of 60 percent is required to pass school... [Read more]

Our latest Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says ‘Vote YES by Feb. 10’

Our latest Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says ‘Vote YES by Feb. 10’

Our latest Advertiser Highline Citizens for Schools says “Vote YES for Schools by February 10”: Ballots must be mailed by Tuesday to count in the February 10 election. Vote YES for on the school... [Read more]