There is no school for Federal Way Public Schools students and staff on Monday, May 25, due to the Memorial Day national holiday. Puget Sound Schools Center and six Federal Way schools will be in session the following day, Tuesday, May 26.
Transportation to and…
Looking for summer school options? Students in Federal Way Public Schools have a variety of summertime options for maintaining, expanding and improving their academic skills and knowledge.
Traditional Summer School
Traditional Summer School for students in grades…
Sherman Scores a Touchdown at Thomas Jefferson High School
written by Kallen Laupati, Jayvon Buckley, Jose Ramirez-Hernandez, Jeremiah Lewis and Devaris Reece.
Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman made a surprise visit to Thomas Jefferson High School on behalf of his family foundation, Blanket Coverage.…
Forums Scheduled on Changing State Graduation Requirements: We Want to Hear from You
Please join in the conversation about changing requirements for high school graduation.
New state requirements mean an increase in the number of credits students must earn to graduate, beginning with next year’s 9th grade students, the Class of 2019.
Summertime Means FRED for Fun, Food, Learning and Fitness
FRED is back for another summer of food, learning, fitness and lots of FUN!
FRED is bringing books and games, including some that kids can take home with them. Computers to use. And lunch, too.
Physical education specialists are part of the FRED team again th…
Calling All Five-Year-Olds: Kindergarten JumpStart Events Continue Through May
Elementary schools across the district will offer Kindergarten JumpStart events beginning May 5 through the first week in June, 2015. JumpStart helps little ones make a smoother transition to Kindergarten and allows schools to continue to register incoming Kinderg…
Board Recognition Nights Continue on May 21 at Sequoyah
Each year, the Federal Way Public Schools Board of Education hosts special events to honor students, parents, staff, volunteers and business partners for their involvement and accomplishments. Those who are honored demonstrate outstanding achievement, knowledge, s…
School attendance is among the biggest predictors of academic success, and the importance of establishing good attendance habits begins in kindergarten. Missing just two or three days each month can quickly add up, said Jennie Tibbitts, BECCA Coordinator for FWPS.…