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The Passing of Wesley Kent-class of 1955

January 18, 2018 by Joe Peluso (Register to contact)

Wesley Kent passed away in Demming NM on Jan 14th.


July 22, 2014 by Marilyn Ruona (Register to contact)

Hey, how's about adding my August 31 birthday to your list. Feels strange not to see it there with the other August dates.

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Pirate grad comes through BIG for Highline High School Alumni Foundation  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School Alumni Michael Walsh has made a gigantic financial pledge to the school's Alumni Foundation – $100000 per year for five years ...

Highline High School’s Class of 1978 holding 40th Reunion Saturday, Oct. 13  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School's Class of 1978 will be holding its 40th Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 7 – 11:00 PM at The Cove in Normandy Park. Cost is $40.00 ...

UPDATE: Highline High School put into modified lockdown Thursday morning  The B-Town Blog

Around 9 a.m. Thursday morning Oct. 18, 2018, Highline High School was put into modified lockdown due to a threatening comment made to office staff over the.

PHOTOS: Things have been getting pretty loud at Highline High School recently  The B-Town Blog

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: Story & Photos by Chelle Herbruger Things have been getting pretty loud ...

Clint Sallee selected as second Co-Principal for Highline High School  The B-Town Blog

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield on Thursday (May 3) announced that Clint Sallee has been selected as co-principal of Highline High ...

Two arson fires set at Highline High School Monday morning  The B-Town Blog

Two separate arson fires were set at Highline High School Monday morning, March 19, according to Burien/ Normandy Park Fire Chief Mike Marrs. The fires ...

Registration now open for Highline High School Drill Team’s Mini Camp next week  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School's Drill Team will be holding a Mini-Camp next week, and registration is now open. The cost is $25 and includes a shirt...and, as part of.

Historic Highline High entrance to be rebuilt with original brick and terra cotta  The B-Town Blog

The new Highline High School (HHS) will reopen in the fall of 2021 with its grand main entrance reconstructed using the original brick and terra cotta, Highline.

See more details on new Highline High School design on Thursday, May 17  The B-Town Blog

Curious to see what the new Highline High School is going to look like inside and out? Bassetti Architects is halfway through the detailed work of designing.

Highline High Alumni Profile: Cori Allan  The B-Town Blog

From our friends at the Highline High Alumni Association: After graduating from Highline High School in 2011, Cori Allan attended Western Washington ...

Highline High School Alumni Foundation awards over $67,000 in scholarships  The B-Town Blog

On Sunday evening, June 10, the Highline High School Alumni Foundation awarded over $67000 in scholarships to 23 graduating seniors of Highline High ...

Principal Vicki Fisher will be leaving Highline High at end of school year  The B-Town Blog

On Friday (March 23) it was announced that Principal Vicki Fisher will be leaving Highline High School at the end of this school year. Fisher won't be retiring.

‘Meet and Greet’ with new Highline High Co-Principals will be Tuesday, June 5  The B-Town Blog

A 'Meet and Greet' for the public to meet Highline High School's new Co-Principals is set for Tuesday, June 5, for 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the school cafeteria. Clint.

UPDATE: Students will attend Highline High School campus for another year  The B-Town Blog

Students will attend classes at Highline High School's current campus a year longer than the district originally planned, the school announced on Wednesday, ...

Residents, parents, students & staff participate in School Safety meeting  The B-Town Blog

Photos by Scott Schaefer In response to recent incidents of school violence, Highline Public Schools on Thursday night (April 19) held a Community Meeting on.

Beyond the Studio: Burien's diverse community

Burien is home to some of the most culturally diverse schools in Washington. 95 different languages are spoken at Highline High School alone.

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirate boys varsity soccer team wins playoff game  The B-Town Blog

Congrats to the Highline High School boys varsity soccer team, who won Saturday's neutral playoff game against Bellingham by a score of 1-0! This game was ...

With teens in gangs, it takes schools, community to intervene early  Q13 News Seattle

BURIEN, Wash. -- This week's tragic drive-by shooting that killed an innocent woman at her office is bringing attention to the number of teenagers involved in ...

PHOTOS: Highline High Pirates baseball team is loaded with Seniors this year  The B-Town Blog

The Highline Pirates Baseball team is loaded with Seniors this year! They are currently 7-1 in conference play, losing a close game to River Ridge on Monday.

Aviation High Asst. Principal Tremain Holloway will be Highline Co-Principal  The B-Town Blog

Highline Public Schools announced on Thursday, April 19 that it has selected a co-principal for Highline High School. Tremain Holloway (pictured, above),

Site plans for Highline High temporary school grounds released by District  The B-Town Blog

North Hill Elementary families and neighbors learned more about the plan for Highline High School to move temporarily to their neighborhood at a Nov. 16.

Political message painted on Highline High Spirit Rock upsets students  The B-Town Blog

A political message was painted over a previous one declaring tolerance on the "Spirit Rock" on the lawn in front of Highline High School Wednesday night ...

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Local students walkout to protest gun violence Wednesday  The B-Town Blog

Story & Video by Scott Schaefer On Wednesday, March 14 – one month to the day after 17 students and teachers were killed by a shooting at Marjory Stoneman.

After tech evaluation, looks like Highline High’s front façade cannot be saved  The B-Town Blog

Highline Public Schools on Monday (Sept. 25) announced that – after a full evaluation – the technical team has concluded that the front façade/north wall of.

Next Community Conversation on School Safety will be Thursday, April 19  The B-Town Blog

In response to recent incidents of violence in our schools and communities, Highline Public Schools is holding conversations with the community around safety.

Community invited to 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast on Friday, Nov. 16  The B-Town Blog

The entire community is invited to the 5th Annual Pirate Pig Roast – featuring the HHS Staff Band – on Friday, Nov. 16 at the Burien Eagles Hall. Tickets are on.

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Craving’ is Friday & Saturday at the PAC  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School Drama will be presenting 'The Craving' this Friday, Jan. 12 and Saturday, Jan. 13 at the Performing Arts Center. Here's the synopsis:

Highline Alumni Association inducts Coach Stark, 2 others into Hall of Fame  The B-Town Blog

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following Sports story is sponsored by the Kenner Dental Group: Every year the Highline Alumni Association chooses at least two athletes ...

Teens arrested in connection with fatal drive-by shooting in Burien identified through school surveillance footage  The Seattle Times

Two 17-year-old gang members appeared in juvenile court Friday, where a judge found probable cause that they were involved in the death of 51-year-old ...

PHOTOS: This Pirate C-Team can hook you!  The B-Town Blog

The Pirate C-Team that Can Hook You Story & Photos by Chelle Herbruger I don't know if their names make it into the game night program. Like everyone else ...

Highline High School celebrating final homecoming in current building this week  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School's final homecoming in the current building starts with an assembly this Thursday, and culminates in the big home game Friday night ...

Highline Public Schools meetings on School Safety start March 22  The B-Town Blog

In response to recent incidents of school violence, Highline Public Schools is initiating a conversation with the community around school safety, and will be.

Highline High National Honor Society’s Leukemia & Lymphoma fundraiser open  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School's National Honor Society is holding its fourth annual coin drive for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. "Our group is hosting this drive.

Power outage at Highline High School sends students home early Tuesday  The B-Town Blog

Due to a power outage Tuesday morning (Jan. 2), students at Highline High School were sent home early from school. "This morning we were operating with ...

‘This is extremely tragic’: Woman killed by stray bullet while working in chiropractic office in Burien  Q13 News Seattle

A 51-year-old woman was killed by a stray bullet at a chiropractic office in Burien, according to the King County Sheriff's office. Four suspects are at large.

Explore dating in the digital age at Highline High’s ‘Subtext’ March 31  The B-Town Blog

Explore hilarious vignettes about the awkwardness of dating in the digital age at Highline High School Drama's 'Subtext,' with two performances on Saturday,

New designs unveiled for Highline High rebuild; which do you like best?  The B-Town Blog

The Highline High School Pirates have a brand new ship on order – and conceptual design plans were released to the public at a community meeting at the ...

FOLLOWUP: District says unstable front of Highline High School must be rebuilt  The B-Town Blog

It took the money from the voter approved recent bond election to give the Highline School District enough money to find out whether the front wall façade...

SKANSKA Subcontractor & Vendor Outreach meeting is Monday, Dec. 17  The B-Town Blog

Join SKANSKA project teams this coming Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 at the Renton Community Center at 11:30 a.m. to learn about several exciting upcoming ...

Teen slain in Burien shooting was 'full of joy,' wanted fresh start in life, dad says  Seattle Times

The older victim was reportedly from West Seattle and the younger victim lived in White Center. They were with a group of 10 to 15 kids, some as young as 10 ...

Calls for regional gang unit follow shooting death of Burien grandmother  KOMO News

BURIEN, Wash. -- A third suspect was arrested in the apparent gang-related shooting that killed a Burien grandmother, hit by a stray bullet. Investigators believe ...

District announces recommendation for Highline High School’s new north wall  The B-Town Blog

After several weeks of public feedback, Highline High School project staff, architects, contractors and district leaders have reached a final consensus.

Highline Schools Foundation’s Project PROMise™ Dress Drive has begun  The B-Town Blog

Project PROMise™ is Highline Schools Foundation's outreach program in which new and gently used formal dresses are collected from our community and ...

Highline Public Schools breaks ground for new Middle School in SeaTac : SeaTac Blog | Local News, Events, Arts & More for SeaTac, WA  SeaTac Blog

A steady drizzle didn't dampen enthusiasm as Highline Public Schools broke ground for a new middle school in SeaTac Wednesday afternoon, April 4.

Highline High School Alumni Foundation awards over $60,000 in scholarships  The B-Town Blog

The Highline High School Alumni Foundation awarded over $60000 in scholarships to Pirate seniors this year. Congrats to this year's recipients, honored June 4 ...

Second 17-year-old charged with murder in drive-by shooting that killed woman in Burien office  The Seattle Times

Adnel Kenjar, 17, has been charged as an adult with second-degree murder in connection with the Sept. 19 death of Gabriela Reyes Dominguez as she worked ...

Four Highline School District Robotics Teams will compete this weekend  The B-Town Blog

This weekend, 35 high school robotics teams from the Northwest will converge on Auburn High School to compete in FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC).

Highline High Girls Cross Country team qualifies for State for 1st time in 14 years!  The B-Town Blog

Congratulations to the Highline High School Girls Cross Country, which team placed 3rd at the West Central 2A District meet this last Saturday and qualified for.

Highline School District’s new boundaries could affect students, parents  Q13 News Seattle

KING COUNTY -- Voters approved a bond in November so the Highline School District could make some much-needed improvements, including additional ...

Highline Schools Foundation awards nearly $200,000 in scholarships  The B-Town Blog

The Highline Schools Foundation announced this week that they awarded nearly $200000 in scholarships to graduating students in Highline Public Schools ...

Tensions remain high at Highline High over ‘Spirit Rock’; public meeting Thurs.  The B-Town Blog

An all-school assembly was held at Highline High School Monday morning, June 12, to address increased tensions since a gay pride message on the 'Spirit ...

Four Highline High School football players help brighten stranger’s birthday  The B-Town Blog

Highline Public Schools is bragging about four Highline Pirates football players who recently helped a total stranger have a better birthday (get the tissues.

Highline High School’s Key Club holding Homeless Necessities Drive  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School's Key Club is back at it with their second annual Homelessness Necessities Drive, which will run until Dec. 14. In an effort to reach out.

Highline Schools Foundation honors 2018 Gold Star Award Winners  The B-Town Blog

The Highline Schools Foundation announced the winners of the 2018 Gold Star Awards at the annual Gold Star Awards BASH at the lovely Beach Park Event ...

Highline High’s Robotics High Tekerz win ‘Engineering Inspiration Award’  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School's 4H and FIRST® Robotics (FRC) Team 3574 – the High Tekerz – were recognized with the FIRST® 'Engineering Inspiration Award' at ...

Highline High School Alumni Foundation Scholarship winners announced  The B-Town Blog

Congrats to all the 2016 Highline High School Alumni Foundation Scholarship winners announced this week (click image to see larger version):

PHOTOS: Highline & Evergreen Wrestlers compete in State  The B-Town Blog

Highline and Evergreen High Schools have Wrestlers competing in State this weekend, and below are photos from the family of Isabel Herbruger. But first we'd.

Highline High School class of 1967’s 50th Reunion will be Sept. 16, 2017  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School's class of 1967 will be celebrating its 50th Reunion on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Rainier Golf and Country Club. Additional information is.

School, students look to ease tension after gay pride painting covered by pro-Trump images  Q13 FOX

BURIEN, Wash. – A high school tradition turned into tension at a South King County high school. As they do at the end of every school year, Highline High ...

OBIT: Longtime Burien businessman Jim Hughes has passed; memorial Dec. 22  The B-Town Blog

James (Jim) Richard Hughes 1948 ~ 2018 Jim Hughes, 70, of Burien, WA passed away on November 21, 2018 from cardiac arrest. Jim was born in Chicago on ...

2 suspects charged in Burien Good Samaritan machete attack

Two men are now charged with 1st-degree assault in the attack on a Good Samaritan in Burien this week.

Highline High Jazz Band’s ‘Dancing Under The Stars’ will be Sat., Feb. 11  The B-Town Blog

The Highline High School Jazz Band will be persenting "Dancing Under The Stars" on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 7-10 p.m. at the Highline High School Cafeteria.

Four Highline High School student athletes injured in car accident  The B-Town Blog

By Isabel Herbruger, age 12 Tuesday (Sept. 6) was supposed to be the opening game for the Lady Pirate Soccer Team against Thomas Jefferson and I was ...

Highline High School Alumni Foundation awards $60,000 in scholarships  The B-Town Blog

Last Sunday (June 8) at the Burien Library, the Highline High School Alumni Foundation hosted its eighth annual reception for outstanding Highline High ...

Former Highline teacher says school suspension policy wrong; needs changing  The B-Town Blog

By Jack Mayne Former Highline High School teacher Jasmine Kettler has forcefully condemned the "out of school suspension policy" that has been cited by ...

LETTER: 'So, about that Highline High School proposed rebuild...'  The B-Town Blog

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:]

Highline district struggles with fallout after limiting student suspensions  The Seattle Times

Three years ago, Highline sat at the leading edge of a national effort to rethink school discipline and move away from outright punishment. Since then, many ...

Apartment fire closes S. 156th Street near Highline High School Friday  The B-Town Blog

An apartment fire near Highline High School has closed S. 156th Street in Burien, except for school traffic, according to sources...

Highline High School Drama’s ‘The Election’ will be Fri. Jan. 13 & Sat. Jan. 14  The B-Town Blog

Just when you thought election season was over, here comes Highline High School Drama's 'THE ELECTION,' at the Performing Arts Center on Friday, Jan.

OBIT: Longtime Burien resident Gary William Low has passed away  The B-Town Blog

Gary William Low 1949 – 2018 Gary William Low, 69, passed away unexpectedly while enjoying his lifelong hobby at Auburn Golf Course on November 16, ...

Dori: Signs in gun shops won't stop gang shootings

How out-of-touch can our local politicians be? Their solution to the spate of violence around this region is to put signs in gun shops. Joe McDermott, the chair of ...

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline High Pirates Basketball teams hoop it up  The B-Town Blog

EDITOR'S NOTE: Back with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in ...

Russell Wilson will help graduating Highline High seniors celebrate on June 7  The B-Town Blog

Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson will host a special celebration on Wednesday, June 7, to congratulate and reward all Highline High seniors who fulfill ...

Highline High School cheer team holding mini cheer camp Jan. 27 & 29  The B-Town Blog

The Highline High School cheer team will be hosting a winter mini cheer camp on Jan. 27 and 29 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Highline High School cafeteria.

PHOTOS: Highline Pirate boys soccer team play hearts out in playoff game  The B-Town Blog

Friday night (May 25), the Highline High Pirates played their hearts out against Burlington-Edison in a play-off soccer game to see who would advance to the.

Student Walkouts Planned Friday On 19th Anniversary Of Columbine  Seattle, WA Patch

Friday Student Walkouts Will Protest Gun Violence - Seattle, WA - Students at schools around Puget Sound will stage a walkout at 10 a.m., part of a nationwide ...

Rep. Adam Smith recognized by district for school noise mitigation funding  The Waterland Blog

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, Highline Public Schools and Port of Seattle officials recognized U.S. Representative Adam Smith for his successful effort to pass federal.

State Dept. of Commerce designates areas in Burien as ‘Opportunity Zones’  The B-Town Blog

The Washington State Department of Commerce recently designated the following areas in Burien as 'Opportunity Zones' (see maps below): Downtown Burien, ...

PHOTOS: Highline wins homecoming football game over Renton Friday  The B-Town Blog

Local Photog Isabel has been very busy with middle school homework this fall, so her Mom Chelle finally decided that she would cover games for a while. "My.

Highline High's Class Of 1970's 40th Reunion Is Saturday, Sept. 18th  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School's Class of 1970 is holding its 40th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 18th beginning at 5:30pm at Azteca Restaurant in Burien, and they want all.

PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Highline Pirates boys soccer wins exciting playoff game  The B-Town Blog

[EDITOR'S NOTE: Now in her third year(!) with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 12-year old Isabel Herbruger – Local Girl Scout, 4-H member, ...

Arg Mateys! Highline High Booster Club’s ‘Pirate Pig Roast’ will be Friday, Nov. 17  The B-Town Blog

Come to the 'Pirate Pig Roast' on Friday, Nov. 17 – an awesome, casual, lively event to benefit Highline High School athletics, activities and more. This.

Highline Scholar-Athletes Receive Scholarships in New Recognition Program  The B-Town Blog

Sixteen high school seniors received college scholarships this week as part of the Highline School District's new recognition program for student athletes. Two.

Highline High School Alumni Pirate Pig Roast will be Saturday, Sept. 20  The B-Town Blog

ARGH! Calling all Highline High School alumni, fans and friends! Alums will be roasting a pig – Pirate Style – on Saturday, Sept. 20 and you are invited to join.

Report & Photos From Highline High Movie Set  The B-Town Blog

Just got back from spending a couple of hours on the shooting set of "The Day My Parents Became Cool," which (as we first reported here) is filming all ...

Highline High School girls varsity soccer team makes it to state tournament  The B-Town Blog

Congrats to the Highline High School girls varsity soccer team, who made it to the state tournament for the first time in seven years! The Pirates won two.

King County detectives arrest 5 gang members after they plotted to kill on Facebook, sheriff says  Seattle Times

The suspects, all males ranging in age from 17 to 19, have each been charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, said King County ...

Highline High School Alumni Foundation Awards 16 Scholarships | The  The B-Town Blog

The Highline High School Alumni Foundation (HHSAF) recently awarded 16 $2500 scholarships to these local students: Back Row: Kily Nhan, Emily Nishimura ...

See two proposed new Highline Public Schools at upcoming community meetings  The B-Town Blog

Highline Public Schools will be holding two community meetings where architects and design review committees will share progress on the early design of the ...

Students at Highline High School Rallied for Healthier Hearts by Holding ‘Red Out’  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School turned RED on Dec. 14, when Pirate fans held their second annual "Red Out" in the spirit of raising awareness about heart disease – our.

Highline Schools Super sends out letter inspired by 2016 Presidential campaign  The B-Town Blog

Highline Public Schools Superintendent Susan Enfield sent out a letter to families this week, clearly inspired by this year's divisive Presidential campaign.

Immigrant advocates fighting for separated families being held in Washington state  KOMO News

SEATTLE - Relieved, but concerned. That might be the best way to describe the feelings of those closest to the issue of family separation at the U.S. border.

Nooksack Valley shines among WWU award winners  Lynden Tribune

Also, a Lynden student is an Outstanding Graduate.

UPDATE: Highline High Grad Carly Henley Died From Hanging; Vigil Friday  The B-Town Blog

According to the King County Medical Examiner's Office, Carly D. Henley, 20, a 2008 graduate of Highline High School, was found dead Wednesday night in a.

Film Partially Shot In Burien Wins Sundance Award, Sells For Big $$$  The B-Town Blog

The movie "Safety Not Guaranteed," which filmed scenes at Highline High School's Memorial Stadium last May, won a major screenwriting award at the ...

Highline High School AVID Students Create ‘Bone’ Art for Social Awareness  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School AVID students are helping to raise awareness about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Somalia and the Congo by creating 2500 "bones" ...

Burien teen accidentally shot and killed by childhood friend  The Seattle Times

Donovan Spann, 18, was killed when a gun being handled by a 17-year-old he'd known since first grade discharged at close range. The suspect was booked ...

Highline High School’s ’15 Reasons Not To Be In A Play’ will be Jan. 22-23  The B-Town Blog

Highline High School will be presenting "15 Reasons Not To Be In A Play" on Friday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 23 at Noon and 7 p.m. Performances ...

Notable hydro designer/builder & Highline alum Ron Jones Sr. passes away  The B-Town Blog

Notable hydroplane designer and builder Ron Jones Sr. passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Jones was a 1950 graduate of Highline High School in ...

2 dead, 4 wounded in separate shootings that mark violent night in Seattle area  KOMO News

SEATTLE -- Two people were killed and three others were wounded -- two critically -- in multiple but separate shootings around the Seattle area as Wednesday ...

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