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Here’s what you get with 11 Aviation High students, a small box and a rocket

Here’s what you get with 11 Aviation High students, a small box and a rocket

Students at Raisbeck Aviation High School are once again proving the sky is not the limit. A team of eleven students spent 16 months designing, engineering and building a payload that launched into space... [Read more]

Museum of Flight hosting historic Apollo 11 Exhibit recalling 1st moon landing

Museum of Flight hosting historic Apollo 11 Exhibit recalling 1st moon landing

Apollo Command Module with F-1 engine. Apollo Command Module. Gemini space suit gloves. Pete Conrad leather flight jacket. Photos courtesy Museum of Flight By Ralph Nichols When the total solar eclipse... [Read more]

Women’s Career Empowerment Event will be Friday, March 30 in Tukwila

Women’s Career Empowerment Event will be Friday, March 30 in Tukwila

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Seattle Southside Chamber & KD Hall Foundation will be presenting a Women’s Career Empowerment Event on Friday, March 30 in Tukwila. “This women’s... [Read more]

Foster High FBLA students holding Arts & Crafts Sale fundraiser Dec. 9

Foster High FBLA students holding Arts & Crafts Sale fundraiser Dec. 9

The Foster High School Future Business Leaders of America group will be holding a fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 9, to help students attend the state competition in April. “Attend our craft sale on... [Read more]

VIDEO: City of Tukwila’s Women’s Only Fitness program

VIDEO: City of Tukwila’s Women’s Only Fitness program

The City of Tukwila released a new video on the Women’s Only Fitness program. “This culturally appropriate fitness class is tailored to meet the needs of our Somali women in Tukwila,”... [Read more]

20 students from Tukwila spend day coding at Google’s Fremont campus

20 students from Tukwila spend day coding at Google’s Fremont campus

Twenty students from Tukwila-based Key Tech Labs – a nonprofit that aims to build self-sustaining communities by equipping minorities with skills in STEM – recently spent the day at Google’s... [Read more]

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Free Solar Eclipse watching at Museum of Flight in Tukwila Monday

Why struggle through heavy traffic driving south into Oregon and then scramble trying to find a viewing spot – to say nothing of possible food and gasoline shortages while there – for Monday’s historic... [Read more]

Showalter Middle School 8th grader wins Holocaust Center for Humanity contest

Showalter Middle School 8th grader wins Holocaust Center for Humanity contest

Eighth-grader Jordyn Famimiko of Showalter Middle School was recently awarded first place in the middle-school essay category of the Holocaust Center for Humanity’s 2017 Writing, Art, & Film Contest. Jordyn’s... [Read more]

Megan McGroarty named new Principal of Foster High School

Megan McGroarty named new Principal of Foster High School

After an extensive national search, Megan McGroarty has been selected as Foster High’s next principal, beginning July 1, 2017. Here’s more from the Tukwila School District: “Ms. McGroarty was... [Read more]

Learn about the importance of forests in Tukwila on Saturday, June 3

Learn about the importance of forests in Tukwila on Saturday, June 3

Learn about the importance of forests in Tukwila on Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. – Noon at the Tukwila Community Center: Are you interested in learning more about the importance of forests? A teacher... [Read more]