Tagged with 'Schools'

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]

Contrary to Report, Highline Schools Has ‘No Proposal’ to Disarm Guards

Contrary to Report, Highline Schools Has ‘No Proposal’ to Disarm Guards

by Jack Mayne There is no plan for the Highline Public School District to disarm its security officers or police “resource officers,” contrary to a KOMO television report broadcast Monday (Jan. 7). “Basically,... [Read more]

Staff at Academy for Citizenship and Empowerment Demonstrate Generosity

Staff at Academy for Citizenship and Empowerment Demonstrate Generosity

The Highline School 
District is reporting that staff at its Academy for Citizenship and Empowerment (ACE) high scbool – located in SeaTac – continue to “demonstrate generosity and caring for... [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]

Rotary Club of SeaTac Donates $1,000 for Chinook Middle School Uniforms

Rotary Club of SeaTac Donates $1,000 for Chinook Middle School Uniforms

The Rotary Club of SeaTac last week delivered to Chinook Middle School (in SeaTac) a check for $1,000, with all funds earmarked toward helping students who may need financial help in acquiring clothing…

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]

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]

Susan Enfield offered Highline Schools Superintendent job

Susan Enfield offered Highline Schools Superintendent job

Dr. Susan Enfield at the public forum in Burien Feb. 24. Photo by Scott Schaefer. The Highline School Board on Monday afternoon (Feb. 27) announced that they have offered the superintendent position to... [Read more]