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February 5, 2015 at 6:07 PM

Highline School District teacher accused of raping former student

A sixth-grade teacher who won awards for her work at a SeaTac elementary school is accused of raping one of her former students over the course of several years. Darcy M. Smith, 41, of Renton, was charged in King County Superior Court with three counts of third-degree rape of a child for allegedly having sex with her former…


Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: Darcy M. Smith, Highline School District, SeaTac

July 10, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Highline school board extends Susan Enfield’s contract

The Highline school board has extended Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract through 2017, squashing any speculation that she might return to Seattle’s top job. Highline hired Enfield two years ago and the board voted unanimously Wednesday to extend her contract. Enfield had been Seattle’s chief academic officer for 18 months when she was hired in…


Comments | More in Education | Topics: Highline School District, Seattle School District

November 2, 2012 at 5:12 PM

7 King County school districts join in applying for $40 million federal grant

A consortium of seven King County school districts submitted a 320-page application this week, hoping to win $40 million in the latest federal Race to the Top competition. The seven districts include Seattle, Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton and Tukwila.  The application was signed by the superintendents and school-board presidents of the seven districts, and the presidents…


Comments | Topics: Auburn, Auburn School District, Community Center for Education Results

February 12, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Susan Enfield named finalist for Highline School District superintendent

Add Highline to the list of area school districts considering Susan Enfield for their superintendent vacancy. The Highline School Board announced Sunday that Enfield, the interim chief of Seattle Public Schools, is one of three finalists for its top job. The other finalists are Federal Way Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Joshua Garcia and David Engle, a…


Comments | More in Education | Topics: David Engle, Highline School District, Joshua Garcia