• FWPA’s Associated Student Body takes the lead with FWPA dances, talent shows, and other school wide activities.

Chess Club

  • Open to students of all ability levels. The Chess Club promotes teamwork, competitive spirit and good sportsmanship

Cross Country

  • Under the guidance of Mr. Lauer, students earn PE credit while learning the importance of physical activity. Although running is often a solitary journey, the students also learn the importance encouraging each other as they train side by side with fellows teammates.

Knowledge Bowl

  • The FWPA Knowledge Bowl competes as part of the Tacoma/Pierce County league. Afterschool practices begin in November with meets being held weekly from December through February.

Math Team

  • Students in 6th – 8th grade develop a love for mathematics and competition. Each year the teams compete at a number of competitions ranging from local competitions to the Washington State Math Competition in Blaine.

National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society

  • Admission to the Honor Society is by invitation only. Students involved in Honor Society attend regularly scheduled meetings, perform community service activities, participate in school activities and constantly strive to maintain a 3.5 GPA.

Robotics Club

  • Students learn about the field of robotics while building a remotely operated vehicle designed for a specific underwater task. Each spring the students compete in the local Marine Advanced Technology Education event.


  • The Yearbook staff is responsible for documenting all the activities that take place throughout the year. All students are welcome to apply to be a part of the yearbook staff. Students who participate in yearbook gain artistic experience in photography, graphic design and layout.