Tagged with 'Education'

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…

Odyssey High School Designated an ‘Innovative School’

Odyssey High School Designated an ‘Innovative School’

Students at Odyssey High School will not be required starting this fall to earn “traditional credits and graduation requirements,” but instead will be expected to demonstrate mastery of core... [Read more]

Dr. Susan Enfield ‘Thrilled, Honored’ with Chance to Lead Highline Schools

Dr. Susan Enfield ‘Thrilled, Honored’ with Chance to Lead Highline Schools

Dr. Susan Enfield at the press conference announcing her acceptancs of the Highline School District Superintendent job Tuesday, Feb. 28. Story & Photos by Ralph Nichols Saying she is “thrilled and... [Read more]

Port of Seattle illegally gave Aviation High School $13.6 million

Port of Seattle illegally gave Aviation High School $13.6 million

by Jack Mayne The Port of Seattle illegally gave the Highline School District $13.6 million for the construction and operation of Aviation High School. “The Port is not authorized to contribute funding... [Read more]

‘We Can Move from Really Good to Really Great’ – Superintendent Candidate Garcia

‘We Can Move from Really Good to Really Great’ – Superintendent Candidate Garcia

by Jack Mayne The second of three finalist candidates for a new Highline School District superintendent told an audience of about 75 people Thursday night (Feb. 23) that he would not make a decision to... [Read more]

Schools Superintendent Candidate Engle Says Digital Education is Key

Schools Superintendent Candidate Engle Says Digital Education is Key

Dr. David Engle by Jack Mayne Dr. David Engle, a candidate for superintendent of the Highline School District, says keeping the schools moving forward on an established forward track while financing was... [Read more]