EVERGREEN HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING: Here’s what’s happening

October 6th, 2017 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, Sports, White Center news Comments Off on EVERGREEN HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING: Here’s what’s happening

Thanks to the White Center Community Development Association for sending the info:

Friday, October 6th Evergreen High School is celebrating its 58th homecoming. Please join us for an evening of reminiscing as we support Evergreen HS Athletics! Alumni and community members are invited to participate in the following events:

HOMECOMING ASSEMBLY:
Friday, October 6 – 11:00am
Evergreen High School
(830 SW 116th St, Seattle, WA 98146)

EHS HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME
Tickets sold at the Gate- $6.00 Cash for adults
Friday, October 6 – 7:00 PM
Highline Memorial Stadium
400 S 156th St, Burien, WA 98148

5TH QUARTER – EVERGREEN WOLVERINE BOOSTER CLUB
Friday, October 6 – After the Homecoming Football Game*9:30PM
Azteca Mexican Restaurant
Address: 153 SW 157th St, Burien, WA 98166
There will be an opportunity to win amazing prizes like Evergreen SWAG and “White Center Night Out” date night package.

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HAPPY 1ST DAY OF SCHOOL! Evergreen High School ‘reopens’

September 6th, 2017 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, Highline School District, White Center news Comments Off on HAPPY 1ST DAY OF SCHOOL! Evergreen High School ‘reopens’

It’s the first day of school for Highline Public Schools – and that includes White Center’s newly “reopened” Evergreen High School:

Festivities were scheduled to continue with an 8 am assembly and campus tours for community members.

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EVERGREEN HIGH SCHOOL: You’re invited to ‘grand reopening’ Wednesday

September 1st, 2017 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, Schools, White Center news Comments Off on EVERGREEN HIGH SCHOOL: You’re invited to ‘grand reopening’ Wednesday

Evergreen High School is again Evergreen High School, and you’re invited to the “grand reopening” next Wednesday. Here’s the announcement:

Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Time: 6:45 am – 9:30 am
Address: 830 SW 116th St

Evergreen High School administration would like to invite parents, alumni, and community members to join them for the grand (re)opening of Evergreen High School!

Help welcome our students back to campus at a morning rally in the front of the school with the Evergreen band, cheerleaders, and Wolverine mascot! Meet school leaders at a community reception in the Library and learn more about exciting plans for Evergreen and ways to help. Join students at an all-school assembly in the Main Gym to kick off the school year and help us hand out EHS sweatshirts. Finally, tour campus to see improvements for this school year but also the need for updated facilities because our students deserve a high-quality learning environment.

Tentative schedule:
Check-in begins at 6:30am in the Main Office
6:45am – Welcome Rally – Front of School
7:30am – Community Reception – Library
8:00am – Back to School Assembly and hand out sweatshirts – Main Gym
Campus tour to follow

Questions? Email us at friends@evergreensuccess.org

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TONIGHT: Evergreen High School principal finalists

February 15th, 2017 Tracy Posted in Education, Evergreen High School, Schools, White Center news Comments Off on TONIGHT: Evergreen High School principal finalists

From Highline Public Schools – this is happening tonight:

Meet the Finalists for the New Evergreen High School Principal

The small schools on the Evergreen Campus are unifying as a single school under the leadership of one principal. We invite students, families, and the community to join us for a Principal Candidate Forum to meet the two finalists for the new principal at Evergreen High School.

Principal Candidate Forum
Wednesday, February 15
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Evergreen Campus Cafeteria
830 SW 116th St.

At the forum, attendees will have an opportunity to ask the finalists questions and provide the district feedback.

Vietnamese and Spanish interpreters will be at the meeting.

Learn more about the reunification process at highlineschools.org/highschools.

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WEDNESDAY: Evergreen Campus back to Evergreen High School? Doubleheader meeting

April 26th, 2016 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, Schools, White Center news Comments Off on WEDNESDAY: Evergreen Campus back to Evergreen High School? Doubleheader meeting

If you’re interested in the campaign to turn the Evergreen Campus back into Evergreen High School, you’ll want to know about a doubleheader meeting there tomorrow – a school board work session on “small schools,” 5-6 pm, followed by a community meeting at 6. Full details here.

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Evergreen High School before, Evergreen High School again?

January 12th, 2016 Tracy Posted in Education, Evergreen High School, Schools, White Center news Comments Off on Evergreen High School before, Evergreen High School again?

Received from organizers of a campaign to turn the Evergreen campus back into Evergreen High School:

A coalition called ONE EVERGREEN made up of concerned parents, teachers, and alumni has started a petition to undo what they perceive as a flawed educational model at the former Evergreen High School because they feel it leaves the north end of the Highline School District dramatically underserved.

Please sign their petition if you support reuniting Evergreen Campus into one high school again.

BACKGROUND

In 2008, Evergreen High School was one of several conventional high schools in the Highline School District rendered into three autonomous schools sharing the same campus (“small schools”) under the hope that a reduction in the principal-to-student ratio would improve graduation rates. The sales pitch at the time said teachers would get to know all the students better, which would boost test scores.

Reality has not met expectations. Instead, redundant principals, a limited range of classes, a fractured sense of community, high teacher turnover, and only 35 classes for students to choose from have left families feeling cheated. It is easy to see why when contrasted with the school spirit, sports, band, and 105 classes available to students at conventional high schools in the same district.

The ONE EVERGREEN Coalition asks that you educate yourself on the inequities of small schools and sign the petition to reunite the Evergreen Campus.

For more information, including quotes by students, demographics, charts showing Evergreen teachers’ years of experience over time, and course catalog comparisons from Highline high schools, please visit evergreensuccess.org

Here’s a one-sheet the group is circulating.

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Student found tied up in Evergreen campus restroom, King County Sheriff’s Office reports

November 24th, 2015 Tracy Posted in Crime, Evergreen High School, White Center news Comments Off on Student found tied up in Evergreen campus restroom, King County Sheriff’s Office reports

If you’ve seen King County Sheriff’s Office activity around the Evergreen campus today – here’s what happened, according to KCSO spokesperson Sgt. Cindi West:

A 16-year-old student was found tied up in a school bathroom at Evergreen High School this morning. The victim said two females had assaulted her, tied her up and left her in the bathroom.

Deputies responded to the school, located in the 800 block of SW 116th St, around 8:18 am after the student was found tied up in the bathroom.

The victim told police she had been beaten and tied up by two females. The victim was taken to Highline Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No further details will be released at this time.

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UPDATE: Evergreen football player Kenney Bui has died, 3 days after injury during game

October 5th, 2015 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, Sports, White Center news 2 Comments »

8:16 AM: An injury suffered during Friday night’s Evergreen-Highline football game in Burien has an Evergreen player in critical condition. That’s according to our regional news partner The Seattle Times, identifying the player as Kenney Bui and reporting that he is at Harborview Medical Center after emergency surgery. Bui is a senior at Evergreen; KING 5 quotes Highline Public Schools as saying counselors will be available on campus today for anyone who wants to talk about what happened.

2:58 AM: As also noted in comments, Highline superintendent Dr. Susan Enfield has announced Mr. Bui’s death:

It is with great sadness that School Board President Bernie Dorsey and I share with you that TEC High School senior Kenney Bui, who was critically injured in Friday night’s Evergreen v. Highline football game, died this morning at the hospital.

This is a devastating loss for all of us — Evergreen students, families, and staff, and our entire Highline community.

Our deepest condolences go out to Kenney’s family and all who knew him. Please join us in keeping them in your thoughts and prayers.

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Video: Young artists’ creation celebrated outside Super Saver Foods – ‘It evolved as it went’

October 3rd, 2012 Tracy Posted in Arts, Evergreen High School, White Center news 1 Comment »

Their names are forever part of the art – the young Evergreen Campus artists who created the mural that’s now complete on the north wall of the Super Saver Foods store on 16th in White Center. They were there, with their teacher, as it was dedicated Tuesday afternoon:

Those on hand got to hear stories of how it was created – 200 hours of volunteer time, as the White Center Chamber of Commerce noted in a preview announcement – and see the mockups:

Their teacher explained the mural is a truly collaborative work:

It spans so much space, you have to go see it in person to really appreciate it! Super Saver Foods is the former Albertsons store (sold and converted last March) at 16th/107th.

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Breakfast fundraiser for local fire victim this Saturday

August 4th, 2010 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, How to Help, White Center news 1 Comment »

Just received this – it’s coming up Saturday in Greenbridge:

The family of an Evergreen High School student lost everything in an apartment fire last month. A classmate decided to get involved and her Girl Scout Troop 1775 is sponsoring a Pancake Breakfast at the Southwest Boys & Girls Club in White Center from 8-11 am on Saturday, August 7th.

9800 8th Ave SW Suite 105
Adults: $5.00
Kids under 10: $2.50
8-11 am, Saturday August 7, 2010

All proceeds will go to help the family. The girls are also collecting sheets, blankets, dishes, pots and pans, utensils and other household items on behalf of the family. Cash donations are also being accepted.

You can contact Liz at 206.240.6994 if you have questions. Please spread the word and invite your friends!

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Sex offender found volunteering with Evergreen HS football team

June 11th, 2010 Tracy Posted in Crime, Evergreen High School, White Center news Comments Off on Sex offender found volunteering with Evergreen HS football team

From our partners at the Seattle Times: A convicted rapist who hadn’t registered as a sex offender, as the law requires, has been found volunteering with the Evergreen High School football team. The man is now in the King County Jail, the Times reports, and Highline Public Schools says it’s taken back a job offer to the prospective head football coach, who as acting coach should have made sure the volunteer passed a background check; they also say the volunteer had only been to the school twice before he was Full story here.

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State suspends health-care provider who volunteered for Evergreen HS

May 18th, 2010 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, White Center news Comments Off on State suspends health-care provider who volunteered for Evergreen HS

This is a somewhat tangled tale – a 36-year-old man who worked for Highline Public Schools providing first aid at sports events, and also had volunteered with Evergreen High School, is now suspended by the state Health Department because of allegations of sexual misconduct. Our partners at the Seattle Times explain the story. And there’s more information in this HPS news release, which says the man was let go as soon as the district learned about allegations against him: Read the rest of this entry »

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Can you open your home to an exchange student?

April 27th, 2010 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, White Center news Comments Off on Can you open your home to an exchange student?

Got this from Kent Horton, who’s hoping you can help::

Two host families are needed for foreigh exchange students who will attend Evergreen High School (HS3 and TEC) for the coming school year. (2010/2011) A potential host family can choose from the following students: a girl from Germany who likes dancing, gymnastics, and snowboarding, or a boy from Kuwait who loves playing soccer and plays on competative teams, or a girl from Brazil who enjoys bowling and participating in family activities like watching movies and playing board games; or a boy from Belgium who enjoys hiking, backpacking, and playing tennis.

New students are constantly added to my list of exchange students available for placement. If you have a particular country or student interest in mind – please give me a call.

Students come here with good English skills, their own insurance and spending money, and mainly a desire to be a member of an American family. Host families do not need to have teenagers of their own; young families as well as empty nesters are excellent ISE host famiolies this year.

For more information about the students and the program, contact Kent Horton at 206-242-4432 or sciman3@comcast.net

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Homecoming for Evergreen High School today!

October 3rd, 2009 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, Sports, White Center news Comments Off on Homecoming for Evergreen High School today!

Thanks to Evergreen’s Alfred Johnson for the update:

It’s Homecoming Time!

This Saturday, 1:30pm @ Highline Stadium, Evergreen High School celebrates Homecoming 2009 with the Homecoming Football game against the Mt. Si Wildcats.

All Alumni and friends of Evergreen High School are encouraged to come on out to support the team and meet up with old friends and make new ones.

EHS Booster club members will be around to serve Hot Chocolate and man the Alumni Registry; there will be EHS paraphernalia available for sale also.

The team’s coming off a win over Tyee last week. Good luck, EHS!

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Cheer for Evergreen High School in its football opener tonight – help raise money with a test drive tomorrow!

September 11th, 2009 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, Schools, Sports, White Center news Comments Off on Cheer for Evergreen High School in its football opener tonight – help raise money with a test drive tomorrow!

Evergreen’s Alfred Johnson e-mailed to say:

The 2009 season starts for the Wolverines this Friday night against Mt Rainier High School (the Rams), 7:00 pm @ Highline Stadium and we want to get the community out to support and cheer the team on for our first game.

And he also sent word about a fundraiser tomorrow with Millennium Ford of Burien. Here’s the official flyer. He explains:

For each person who comes for a 5 min. test drive, Ford will donate $20 to Evergreen High School to use for the football team. There will be EHS players and Cheerleaders on hand to sign folks up for test drives. sell EHS Football Gear and Gold Cards and promote the fund raiser. Head Coach Lewis, his coaching staff and I will be there to help out and answer questions about the EHS Football Program.

Their website’s also up and running at ehswolverinefootball.com. Go Wolverines!

EARLY SATURDAY UPDATE: Final score, Mount Rainier 44, Evergreen 0. Get out to the fundraiser today! Next week they play Kennedy – 1:30 pm Saturday 9/19 at Highline.

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Have dinner with the Evergreen High School football team Saturday

June 25th, 2009 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, How to Help, Sports, White Center news Comments Off on Have dinner with the Evergreen High School football team Saturday

Evergreen High School football director Alfred Johnson sends word of a fun fundraiser this Saturday night:

The coaches and players of the Evergreen High School Football team would like to thank you and the White Center/Boulevard Park Communities for coming out to support the team last football season.

With a new coaching staff and a young team, it really means a lot to the young men to know that the community is interested and encouraging the team to be better students and have a successful season.

This weekend, the EHS Football Team will be hosting a Pasta Dinner Fundraiser, Sat, June 27th, 2009, 7:00pm Start @ the Southwest Boys & Girls Club. This is the first major fundraiser of our new season; the young men of the EHS Football team will be there as food servers and host. The team is attempting to raise enough funds and solicit sponsorships to purchase new uniforms, provide partial funding of the “pay to play” requirement being passed down to the Highline School District and to build the Football Booster funds in order to tend to the needs of EHS football during the upcoming season and beyond.

There will be special guest speakers who be speaking through out the evening (Greg Lewis, former UW football player & Derek Sparks, former WSU football player among many) and the EHS football players will perform their game day “Hakka” as part of the evenings entertainment. Special thanks to Joe Salle of Bernie & Boys Market in White Center for providing the Pasta dinner and the Southwest Boys & Girls Club for letting us use their facilities. …

I think it will be a great time for all and that the EHS Football players will do all that they can to make the evening a success.

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3 Evergreen High School graduation ceremonies tomorrow

June 15th, 2009 Tracy Posted in Education, Evergreen High School, White Center news Comments Off on 3 Evergreen High School graduation ceremonies tomorrow

Each of three “small schools” from the Evergreen High School campus has its own separate graduation ceremony tomorrow – all listed here, all at the Highline Performing Arts Center.

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Evergreen High School soccer team gets state tournament spot

May 17th, 2009 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, Sports Comments Off on Evergreen High School soccer team gets state tournament spot

Congratulations to the Evergreen High School soccer team, which is in the state tournament after beating the Capital Cougars in Olympia on Saturday. The Tacoma News-Tribune has details. First tournament game: Tuesday vs. Shorecrest.

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Evergreen TEC competing in FIRST Robotics next week

March 20th, 2009 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, White Center news Comments Off on Evergreen TEC competing in FIRST Robotics next week

The huge regional FIRST Robotics Competition is happening in Seattle next week – Thursday 3/26 through Saturday 3/28 at KeyArena – and Evergreen TEC will be there. Read all about its robotics achievements here.

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Evergreen High School’s Key Club: Season of giving

November 11th, 2008 Tracy Posted in Evergreen High School, Schools, Volunteering 1 Comment »

Happened onto the Evergreen Key Club‘s blog, with an update on myriad projects they’re taking on this fall, including work this week on scarves for homeless people. Sounds like these teens are going to have a very busy season of giving; read about it here.

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