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Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

Proposed 6th grade move to middle school delayed by Highline School District

The Highline School District on Friday announced that the transition of 6th grade to middle school will be delayed at least one year. “Originally slated for fall 2015, the 6th grade move will occur... [Read more]

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]

LETTER: ‘A quality school district is key to bringing in new businesses and families…’

LETTER: ‘A quality school district is key to bringing in new businesses and families…’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Normandy Park Blog nor its staff:] I grew up in the Highline School... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Explorer West Middle School holding three Open Houses

Advertiser Explorer West Middle School holding three Open Houses

Please “Try Out” Advertiser Explorer West Middle School during one of its upcoming Open House events: Oct. 15, 2014 6:30-8:00pm Nov. 15, 2014 10:00-11:30am Dec. 9, 2014 6:30-8:00pm Location: Explorer... [Read more]

REMINDER: Help Highline Schools Foundation – rock out Saturday night!

REMINDER: Help Highline Schools Foundation – rock out Saturday night!

Local boy – and King County Prosecutor – Dan Satterberg and his band will rock you out for a good cause this Saturday night, Nov. 9. The Approximations & the Highline High School Class of 1978... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Explorer West Middle School: a small learning community where young minds thrive

Explorer West Middle School: a small learning community where young minds thrive

Please welcome new Advertiser Explorer West Middle School to The Normandy Park Blog! As we do with all our paid Advertisers, we’re giving them a chance to share their message: Explorer West Middle... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes

Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes

Are you looking for a great place to enroll your child in preschool this fall? Advertiser Burien Cooperative Preschool is currently accepting applications for all of its classes (1-4 year olds). In the... [Read more]

Area Police Chiefs Meet with Highline School District About Its Security Plan

Area Police Chiefs Meet with Highline School District About Its Security Plan

Highline School District Superintendent Susan Enfield and members of her leadership team met Thursday (Jan. 10) with top law enforcement officials of the five municipalities in the south end to discuss... [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]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School Holding Open House Nov. 17

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School Holding Open House Nov. 17

Advertiser Three Tree Montessori School invites you to mark your calendars to schedule a visit – they’re holding an Open House on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. – Noon. View the beautiful classrooms,... [Read more]