A couple teachers at Highline High School are pregnant or were recently pregnant. Ms. Hinderlie currently just had her baby on December 9, 2019. She named him Easton Paul Hinderlie. Ms. Ullmer’s baby is on the way and she said she is, “37 weeks into my pregnancy and have three more weeks to go!” She is very excited and can’t wait.
The Pirate's Anchor is Highline High School's student run newspaper. Our purpose is to inform the students of Highline High School what is happening on their school campus and in the Burien community and evoke student opinion. The Pirate's Anchor offers four sections of news: B-Town Life, Sports & Clubs, Student Life, and Keeping Up With Highline.
It is that time for winter sports. The sports for this season are men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling, women’s gymnastics, men’s swim and dive. Each sport’s team has a lot of talented players. Specifically for swim and dive, we have Graham Luethe, the sophomore and second year swimmer here at Highline. Graham has “always enjoyed the sport” since he was young according to our interview.
This year the World Language Proficiency Test took place on December 11 and 12. About 120 students signed up to take the test with the majority taking the Spanish version of the test.
Black Friday is known to be a crazy day, where people run into stores and fight over certain items that are on sale. This is the idea that shows up in the media, but is it really that crazy?
Every year my whole family comes together and celebrates Thanksgiving. We celebrate it because it’s the only day where my parents; and family don’t work. We all meet up at my aunt's house to catch up with each other. We make tons of food like tamales, roasted chicken, rice, flan, and many more dishes.
Our Highline Pirates spent their Thanksgiving break doing a multitude of things throughout the five days they had off. The majority of our students spent their break either sleeping or going to practice for their winter sport. Senior, Sophie Hall, spent her break going out and being social.
With Duke University being the 1st seed in the NCAA Tournament they took an upsetting loss to Stephen F. Austin with the score of 83-85 after going on overtime with them.
The NCAA D1 Women’s Volleyball Tournament of 2019 will be held at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. The selection for the tournament has sixty-four team fields, and sixteen of them are nationally seeded.
This restaurant is very comfortable for you to go to eat with your family, friends or as couple. The tables and chairs are too cute with figures of Mexican customs and different animals very cute and colorful, people who take your order are very good people are always attentive to what you need they ask you exactly how you prefer your food they try to give you the best attention.
In high school we struggle immensely with figuring out what career path we want to take. I believe this story about a young woman from Seattle will inspire students to not give up and keep on pushing.
On Saturday November 16, the Highline drill team competed at Lake Washington High School for their first competition of the 2019-2020 season. The drill team woke up bright and early to practice and get ready for their day at the temporary site, Olympic.
I heard from a lot of students that Disney+ came out November 12. They were talking about how it consists of childhood shows and movies like Aladdin, The Sleeping Beauty, Lizzie Mcguire The Movie, Wizards of waverly place with etc.
Azteca is a good place to go eat with the family and friends When you enter the restaurant it is very cultural it has pictures hanging and the walls and decorations.
Azteca es un buen lugar para ir a comer con tu familia y tus amigos, cuando tu entras al restaurante es muy cultural tiene pinturas colgando en las paredes y decoraciones culturales.
The Project Lit Community is a LITeracy movement where a network of teachers and students are committed to increasing access to culturally relevant books and promoting a love of reading in our schools and communities. It is a way to inform students and the community about the importance of reading books that we can deeply relate to.
Earlier in the year, something occurred at Highline Memorial Stadium. While the workers were working on the new school site; they hit one of the sewer pipes. That pipe was connected to the stadium, it then flooded the Highline locker room.
Monday, November 10th, it was the first day of gymnastics practice. The group has been expanding ever since then. It’s still quite unclear who’s for sure on the team or not, but Coach Tessandore has said he may not be making any cuts this year because he now has three other coaches to help out.
Salvamex is a Mexican and Salvadorian restaurant they have everything from tacos to burritos to pupusas. The place is neat; it looks very cultural and welcoming they had pictures hanging of Mexican men and women workers and had different Central American pictures, which are very interesting to look at.
Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson takes place mainly in early 1973 Brooklyn.
In the story we are able to follow protagonist August through her earlier years after moving from her farmhouse in Tennessee to the new and colorful 70s Brooklyn New York.
November 16 was the 12th annual Burien Art Market, or BAM, hosted by the Burien Arts Association as an art show and a fundraiser at the Burien Community Center, the event was 4 hours long, from 6 pm to 10 pm. The BAM’s purpose is to support and encourage artists in the community as the money earned from merchandise help fund resources and artists can sell their art there.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was released on May 19th, 2015 by Polish game developer CD Projekt Red to critical acclaim. As the final installment in the Witcher Series, Witcher 3 brought the relatively small company to the limelight as their game topped sales and review charts. The games are a spin-off of Andrzej Sapkowski’s book series of the same name.
Multi-Cultural Night is an event made to rejoice the many cultures we have in this community,celebrate and apprehend distinct traditions. An extensive range of backgrounds were brought together with food and music. Highline’s Key Club took excellent duty to plan and set out this event. Throughout the months of May through October, they worked hard on making this event a success.
The Lady Pirates varsity volleyball team won against the Renton team on October 29th. With the score being 3-0 (Highline 3-0 Renton), everyone had fun and the crowd was roaring the whole time.
Reflecting back on the Pirates’ football season, they started off very rough. Losing their first three games to Ingraham, Clatskanie, and Washington High school.
The UPRISE Conference is a day where all Pacific Islanders UNITE as ONE to be POWERFUL together. This year’s conference was held at Highline College on October 26th, hosting high schools from Tacoma, Federal Way, Tukwila, Burien, Des Moines, and more. The theme for this year’s Pacific Islander Conference is ATANIJO, meaning “Launching the canoe as one.”
October 24th, was senior night for Highline’s football team. A victory in this game is all they need to make it to the playoffs. Feeling determined and focused, the Pirates got ready for game day.
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