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Good News April 25, 2023

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Good News April 25, 2023

Congratulations to Decatur High School scholar, Ka’Miya Clark, for her documentary’s acceptance into the National Film Festival for Talented Youth in Seattle! NFFTY is a program that supports and connects talented young filmmakers worldwide and is the largest film festival for emerging directors.

Kam also holds a 4.0 grade point average.

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Congratulations to Todd Beamer High School scholar, Ollie DeShae Gaines, who has been selected as a featured performer for the Seattle Theatre Group’s 22ndannual More Music concert at the Moore Theater!

Ollie, a.k.a. “Stix” has been playing drums recreationally and professionally for over 15 years in our community.

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Congratulations to Thomas Jefferson High School scholar, Nash Heo, for qualifying for the United States of America Junior Mathematical Olympiad!

Nash is only the third student in TJHS history to qualify to take this test and only 200-250 students across the nation qualify each year.

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Congratulations to Federal Way High School scholar, Gracie Patterson, for being selected for the 2023 Puget Sound Educational Service District Regional High School Art Show Outstanding Achievement Award for her digital category entry titled, “A View from Below!” 

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Congratulations to scholar athletes for advancing to the WIAA Washington State Gymnastics Tournament. Scholars from all four comprehensive high schools advanced this year.

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Congratulations to our scholar athletes from Decatur and Federal Way high schools for advancing to the WIAA Washington 4A Boys and Girls State Basketball Tournament.

The Decatur High School girls basketball team set school history for returning to the state tournament for the first time since 2000.

The Federal Way High School boys basketball team also had an incredible season and placed 3rd in the state!

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Congratulations to our scholars from the Thomas Jefferson High School math team for placing first through third in individual categories in the Mu Alpha Theta State Championship!

Scholars competed and placed in individual categories focused on AB Calculus, Areas & Volumes, Equations, Logs & Exponents, Mental Math, Probability, Sequence & Series, Speed Math, and Trigonometry.

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Congratulations to our scholars from Decatur, Federal Way, and Thomas Jefferson high schools for advancing to the WIAA Washington State Speech Championships!

We would also like to recognize Graciela Knudsen, from Federal Way High School, for placing 3rd in 4A Informative Speaking.

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Congratulations to Ahmad Tirhi, from Sacajawea Middle School, for being selected as the Federal Way Mirror 2023 “Best of Federal Way Middle School Teacher!”

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We are proud to announce Federal Way High School has been revalidated as an AVID National Demonstration School. 

AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a national college-prep program designed to increase the number of students who enter 4-year colleges and universities.

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We would like to congratulate Kilo Middle School for earning the title of Recognized American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Model Program (RAMP) school!

RAMP recognizes schools committed to delivering comprehensive, data-informed school counselor programs aligned with the ASCA National Model framework. To date, approximately 1,200 schools have earned the RAMP designation throughout the country.

Kilo Middle Schools is the very first middle school in the state of Washington to be recognized for this national title.

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