Tagged with 'Schools'

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

ELECTION: School Bond reaches 58%, but district concedes that it will fail

King County Elections released the sixth round of results for Tuesday’s general election on Friday afternoon (Nov. 7), and the Highline School District Bond, while breaking the 58% barrier, will likely... [Read more]

ELECTION: School District Bond inches up to 57.28%; still short of 60% needed

ELECTION: School District Bond inches up to 57.28%; still short of 60% needed

UPDATE NOV. 5 7:44 p.m.: The third round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 4) General Election were released Wednesday (Nov. 5) evening at 7:40 p.m., and Proposition 1, the Highline School District... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Highline School District wants more money

The Cactus Speaks: Highline School District wants more money

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by Earl Gipson is a view of SeaTac city government. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff. We are seeking additional regular columnists... [Read more]

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

Around 500 free backpacks and other goodies given out at ‘Back to School Fair’

A “Back-to-School Fair” was held at Steven J. Underwood Park in Des Moines on Thursday, Aug. 7, where some 500 free backpacks were given out to local, low-income students. The backpacks were filled... [Read more]

Highline School Board to hold hearing on closure of Odyssey High Oct. 23

Highline School Board to hold hearing on closure of Odyssey High Oct. 23

The Highline School Board will hear public comment on a proposal to close Odyssey High School on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 5 p.m. at the school district central office (ERAC), located at 15675 Ambaum Blvd... [Read more]

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]

SeaTac Elementary Schools Receive Grant for School Zone Safety Programs

SeaTac Elementary Schools Receive Grant for School Zone Safety Programs

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission has approved a grant for SeaTac elementary schools to receive funding of up to $2,000 for its existing school zone safety programs. The grant, applied for by the... [Read more]

Global Connections Band Rated ‘Superior’ at Inauguration Music Festival

Global Connections Band Rated ‘Superior’ at Inauguration Music Festival

The Global Connections High School Wind and Jazz Ensembles received the highest possible rating – Superior with Distinction – for their recent performances at the Presidential Inauguration Music... [Read more]