The 96th annual Homecoming assembly was held in Olympics gym. It was divided into two assemblies. The first assembly was filled with mainly lowerclassmen while the second assembly was primarily upperclassmen. Both assemblies followed the same program, although there were a few things that were modified for the second assembly. This year there were a variety of performances ranging from singing, dancing and even magic.
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Highline High School students wrote the following articles. The views expressed here do not reflect the views of Highline Public Schools or Highline High School.
A Halftime Show is an important part of every football game. Drill, Band and Cheer have put in a lot of effort throughout the past few weeks to practice for the game.
I wake up at four in the morning on Friday to take my flight at six in the morning and arrive in Denver Colorado to get my dad took us to eat in the afternoon We arrived at this house because we were seeing matters of his work, he enjoyed a delicious meal with the family.
The Highline volleyball team is currently the North SPSL league champions, winning all their league matches last season. Coming to this year’s season, the Lady Pirates are all eager to win the title again.
The Homecoming game is going to be intense, this is going to be the Pirates fourth week. That means all of the three weekers are now eligible to play. A lot of the Pirates players have been waiting and preparing for their return.
Due to the infamous move of Highline High School to the new Olympic Interim Site, students have recently become frustrated with the new parking situation. The congestion of leaving school grounds after the last bell has grown considerably after this move. It is creating serious barriers for students who have after school responsibilities.
As a new student to Highline I've heard so much about Gabby Gonzalez as a soccer player. I decided to get the inside scoop myself.
It’s homecoming night, and you don’t know any good places to eat? You and your group of friends don’t have a place to eat. Or you and your homecoming date just don’t know any fancy places to eat? Or how about if you just decide to go by yourself and just want something cheap? Here are some ideas for places to go to eat.
The bus ride to Oregon was tremendously squished, the team tried to spread out as much as they could but there were just enough seats as there were players. The bus ride in total took about three hours to get to Clatskanie High School.
As the new school year starts at Highline High School, Burien find itself quiet as the usual flood of students and staff that bring the city to life every morning and afternoon no longer show up. This is all because the 94 year old building no longer holds classes inside its walls. But how does Highline moving to a different site affect the local business of Burien? Especially those that were popular with the students.
How would you feel if you had to move from an old building that has been standing for generations to a temporary site? Is this even considered a school? As you know, we recently moved to the Olympic site and we will be here for two years, so we went around campus and interviewed some students to find out their opinions prior to what they thought about the school.
The Olympic Interim Site. A place that is unfamiliar to many Highline students and staff. A temporary location we will be at until Spring of 2021. Not many of us are used to the environment and schedule and the same could be said for the staff.
For the first week of school, all we hear is everyone asking “Are you going to the football game?” or “You better come to the game”. Football is the big talk around school, even though they have not had a winning season in our time at Highline.
The Pirates’ first day of school at the Olympic interim site was filled with confused faces. Students arrived to the new site not knowing where to go or where things were.
Football season has finally arrived at Highline High School. With many of his returning football players scratching to get back on the field, Coach Coop, first year head coach of the Pirates, has kicked off the 2019 spring practices.
On May 23, I went to a senior meeting. They talked about the upcoming prom and ticket sales.
Thursday-Saturday, May 23-25, athletes from 2A, 3A, and 4A schools from around the state came together for the 2019 Washington State track. This year five students from Highline high school qualified for the state meet: Makenna Cowan qualified in the 1600 meter, 800 meter, and 4x4 relay, Jessica Bedolla qualified in the 800 meter and the 4x4 relay, Yesenia Bedolla qualified in the 300 meter hurdles and the 4x4 relay, and Dru Roberts qualified in the 4x4 relay and Kyle Gran qualified in the 110 meter hurdles.
With prom coming up soon, some seniors at Highline High School decided to continue the tradition of creating a Facebook page where girls can post their prom dress. The Facebook group page is titled “HHS Prom Attire 2019”.
To all the incoming freshmen there's some things you need to know. Let's be honest, it can be really hard to like freshmen sometimes.
Over the weekend on Saturday, May 18, Highline alumni bid one last farewell to the old Highline High School building that they knew and loved at the HHS Alumni & Community Day. The alumni were given a map of the current school and were encouraged to explore different relics and old Highline mementos.
The Burien farmers' market was recently opened on May 2, it's put on every Thursday from 11am to 6 pm and will remain open until October 31.
Prom is a giant figure in popular culture, an event not to be missed. There really is no philosophical or complex point behind it, it’s simply a fun and memorable celebration for the end of high school. But within the fuss of who to ask, how much to spend, and what to wear, is prom truly worth it?
What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word “office”? I think of maybe something boring, as I am sure many of us do. But here at HHS things are so different because the life in the office is better than you think.
On Friday, May 3 Highline had it’s long awaited Solidarity Days. The event went off without a hitch, with each part of the day going accordingly. Now, several days after, Highline wanted to have some feedback from the students themselves regarding Solidarity Days.
The week of May 6 through May 10 was Teacher Appreciation Week. The Pirate's Anchor staff went out during lunches to interview Highline students and teachers.