Rodney Carver Jr., a student at Valhalla Elementary, was recently recognized in a local magazine as a promising young football star. So far in his short career he’s already won the Gridiron Classic, Harvest Hitter and Defensive MVP. This spring he was an All-Star player recruited to a team in the Indoor Football League. Read […]
WEA Select Premera Medical Plan members can take part in free health screenings at events from 6:30 – 10:30 a.m. May 30 and 31, or from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. June 4 and 5 at the ESC. Participants can find out their cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure and body mass index in less than 15 […]
The Federal Way City Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the Diversity Commission, Salary Commission and Ethics Board. For more information, visit http://www.cityoffederalway.com/index.aspx?nid=92.
Federal Way Public Academy and Nautilus K-8 have been named among 381 schools statewide to win the State’s highest honor bestowed on schools – the Washington Achievement Award. Sponsored by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education, the Washington Achievement Award is based on test scores, graduation rates and […]
Federal Way residents with current curbside garbage and recycling service are invited to compete in the Recycle Palooza contest for a $1,000 prize for recycling done right. The deadline for contest entry is April 10. For more information, visit http://www.cityoffederalway.com/index.aspx?NID=568.
Superintendent Rob Neu presented the State of the Schools address before a full house at the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce meeting on January 9. After citing multiple accomplishments by the district’s students and staff over the past year, Supt. Neu provided a quick rundown on the many additional subjects and skills schools have been […]
Do you know students whose families can’t afford to buy a warm coat, a new pair of boots or basic school supplies? The WEA Children’s Fund can help! The Children’s Fund reimburses WEA members who buy items to meet the modest, immediate needs of their students. Read more at http://www.washingtonea.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=154.
A grant application written jointly by seven King County school districts, including Federal Way Public Schools, has won $40 million in federal Race to the Top funds, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday. The Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton, Seattle and Tukwila school districts competed together this fall as “The Road Map District […]
Federal Way Kiwanis representative Jim Chaffee presented a check for $15,607.50 to Superintendent Neu and Board President Tony Moore at the November 27, 2012 board meeting. Kiwanis has been selling concessions at Memorial Field as long as anyone can remember – and the club has been in existence since 1955. Each year, Kiwanis presents the […]
The Puget Sound Educational Service District included Totem Middle School and Star Lake Elementary among four schools to benefit from a five-year Century 21 grant from OSPI. Century 21 works to create extended learning opportunities for students to help support students in increasing academic achievement. Family engagement and positive transitions, as well as STEM and Arts Impact are part […]