Writers to Speak about Teenage Binge Drinking – Wednesday, April 8th 7:00-8:30 pm

April 7th, 2009 Ricardo Posted in Health, safety, Seattle Public Schools Comments Off

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You’ll see students out and about today

March 19th, 2009 Tracy Posted in Highline School District, Seattle Public Schools Comments Off

… because Highline Public Schools, Seattle Public Schools, and even the Vashon school district all are in no-classes mode today.

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Getting back to “normal”

January 3rd, 2009 Tracy Posted in Highline School District, Metro, Seattle Public Schools Comments Off

Sunday’s one last day of winter break for kids in the Highline and Seattle school districts – after a longer-than-expected vacation because of the snow. School resumes in both districts on Monday (and by the way, Metro bus service is supposed to be back to normal that day, too).

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Icy Tuesday, and more snow in the forecast

December 15th, 2008 Tracy Posted in Highline School District, Schools, Seattle Public Schools, Weather 2 Comments »

Highline Public Schools will be 2 hours late today; Seattle Public Schools is also going to start 2 hours late. Meanwhile, a winter storm watch is up for late Tuesday through late Wednesday (forecasts here). For Metro bus updates, here’s the latest list of the ones on “adverse weather” reroutes.

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White Center weather: Monday morning information

December 15th, 2008 Tracy Posted in Schools, Seattle Public Schools, Weather, White Center news Comments Off

Highline Public Schools and Seattle Public Schools are both on two-hour delay; those and other districts are listed on SchoolReport.org. Holy Family School is starting at 10 am; Shorewood Christian School is closed. More as we get it. Here are various info-links:

County info on snow/ice routes/procedures (including Metro reroutes)
Metro “adverse weather” service status
King County road alerts
Latest forecast
WSDOT trouble spots via Twitter

5:57 AM UPDATE: Metro has now updated its page with Monday morning info. The 128 is on its “adverse weather” routing, among other White Center/West Seattle-area routes listed here. Here’s the table:

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No school for Highline students on Friday

December 11th, 2008 Tracy Posted in Highline School District, Schools, Seattle Public Schools Comments Off

No need for a “snow day” if the potential flakes arrive early on Friday – because it’s already a day off (“waiver day”) for students in Highline Public Schools. After that, just one more week of school till winter break, which starts Dec. 22 (classes then resume on Jan. 5 – winter break in Seattle Public Schools runs on the same schedule).

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