Good News: January 11, 2022

Posted by Alison Dempsey-Hall on 1/12/2022

Congratulations to the teams from Green Gables and Adelaide Elementary Schools who competed against 16 other teams and won awards at the First Lego League regional qualifying competition!

During this event, teams presented an innovated solution to a current real-world problem.

They also competed in a challenge to program robots to complete specific tasks with code.

Congratulations to Team Green Gables who won the First Lego League Core Values Award for displaying, “extraordinary enthusiasm and spirit and showing each other and other teams respect at all times.”

Congratulations to Team Adelaide who:

  • Received the Champion’s Award for achieving excellence and innovation in Robot Performance, Robot Design, and the Innovation Project.
  • Received the Global Innovation Award celebrating the next generation of innovators who will change the future.
  • Was named as state competition qualifiers.

We are proud of our scholars for being active, engaged, empowered, critical thinkers – keep up the great work!

GGB

ADE


Thanks to the volunteers and community partners who put on the annual Federal Way Cares for Kids Holiday Giving Event! Volunteers assisted over 206 families and 725 children with holiday shopping such as gift cards and toys.

This community support helps our students be thriving, confident, responsible individuals.

We would like to recognize the following Federal Way Cares for Kids individuals and organizations:

  • Kevin Crossen, South King Fire & Rescue
  • Misty Lara, Grace Church
  • Gina Duckett, Qualstar Credit Union
  • Shelley Pauls, We Love Our City
  • Jennifer Rojas Youngblood, community member
  • Communities in Schools
  • Federal Way Police Department
  • Curves
  • Temple Fitness
  • Billy McHale’s
  • Legacy Church
  • Bella Red Salon
  • Columbia Bank
  • ESM Consultants
  • Family Life Church
  • Soroptimist International of Federal Way
  • South 288th Family Dentistry
  • Journey Church
  • Northwest Foursquare Church
  • Northwest Payment Brokers
  • St. Francis Hospital
  • The Ridges & The Shores Apartments
  • Pho Tasty
  • Federal Way Church of Nazarene

We appreciate your support!

FW Cares for Kids