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Good News August 15, 2017

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Good News August 15, 2017

TJHS scholars rank 6th in the Mu Alpha Theta National Math Contest

In July, Thomas Jefferson High School scholars represented Federal Way in Buffalo, New York at the 47th annual Mu Alpha Theta National Math Contest. This weeklong event brought together the nation’s top high school math teams to compete in a series of individual and group tests.

Out of the over 60 top teams from across the nation, Thomas Jefferson finished sixth in the nation for the Overall Sweepstakes Award. This year marks the 23rd consecutive year that Thomas Jefferson has placed among the top 10 schools in the nation. This legacy of excellence is in direct support of the district’s strategic plan Goal 4, Content Area Competence: Mastery of All Subjects.

 The following scholars are recognized:

  • Angela You
  • Austin Seunghyun Kim
  • Zachary Botz
  • Richard Chung
  • Jared Tran
  • Kory Byquist
  • Skyler Yesiltepe
  • Hakeem Shibly
  • Orgil Batzaya
  • Andrew Monk
  • Nickolas Kim
  • Keila Kimura
  • Shuah Yu
  • Julia Sheats
  • Nicole Park
  • Michelle Kim
  • Sam Spillers
  • Brian Kim
  • Andrew Tang
  • Martin Jung Gyu Lim
  • Abigail Hyde

Congratulations, scholars. We are so proud of you!

FWPS Transportation Team Exceeds Expectations for the second year in a row

The Washington State Patrol does an annual inspection of school buses and for the second year in a rwo, Federal Way Public Schools has once again completed the inspection with exceptional results.

This is a great accomplishment for our Transportation Department team:

  • Doug Shore
  • Duane Jeffries
  • Todd Fitch
  • Jim Parker
  • Joe Pagel
  • Zail DeBie
  • James Knight
  • Charles McLemore
  • Barb Jeffries
  • Tom Nutt
  • Mike Benzien, Executive Director of Operations
  • Michelle Turner, Director of Transportation

This is in direct support of our district strategic plan that highlights the importance of a committed and talented staff who utilize professional practices. These efforts ensure our scholars arrive to and from school safely.

Transportation team, keep up the great work!