For the Mirror

School district presented with opportunities and challenges regarding funding

The Washington State Legislature recently adopted a four-year implementation plan for K-12 funding in an attempt to comply with the McCleary Supreme Court decision requiring… Continue reading

Local doctors prescribing books to children

Pediatricians at Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center are promoting reading and literacy development as a prescription for success for their young patients. They have… Continue reading

City of Federal Way offering ‘cooling center’ to residents during heat wave

The city of Federal Way is offering residents a place to find relief in advance of a forecasted heat wave. The Federal Way Community Center,… Continue reading

Highline College President Jack Bermingham announces retirement

In a letter to the college’s Board of Trustees, Dr. Jack Bermingham announced his retirement as president of Highline College, effective next week. The board… Continue reading

Students improve their game at Summer Chess Camp with Federal Way superintendent

On July 17, Federal Way Public Schools hosted its first Summer Chess Camp with the superintendent to further reinforce this commitment. “Chess is an important… Continue reading

New Federal Way Police Department officers sworn in

Four Federal Way Police Department officers were sworn in at the July 18 City Council meeting: Jae An, Hilary Brehm, Friedrich Jaeger and Robert Bracco.… Continue reading

Former CFO of Federal Way health insurance company sentenced for embezzlement

The former chief financial officer of Soundpath Health was sentenced on June 30 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to a year and a day… Continue reading

Federal residents among those recognized for excellence, service

Two Federal Way residents, Dan Altmayer and Doris Martinez, are among eight employees and trustees of Highline College who were recognized for their professional excellence… Continue reading

2 Federal Way schools recognized on best schools list

Two schools from the Federal Way school district were recognized in the 2017 Best High Schools list published by U.S. News & World Report. TAF… Continue reading

Federal Way teens complete Washington Youth Academy

The Washington Youth Academy recently had two cadets from the Federal Way area complete the program with each cadet receiving honors in academic achievement. In… Continue reading

6 Federal Way schools recognized for conservation efforts

The King County Green Schools Program recognized six Federal Way Public Schools for their participation during the 2016-17 school year. Camelot Elementary, Green Gables Elementary… Continue reading

Centerstage names Federal Way’s Duval as interim artistic director

The board of directors of Centerstage Theatre Arts Conservatory announces actor/director and Federal Way resident Trista Duval as interim artistic director. Duval will take over… Continue reading

Windermere agents volunteer at Federal Way Senior Center

Windermere Real Estate/West Campus and South Sound held its annual community service day, June 9. The project this year was the Federal Way Senior Center,… Continue reading

Local students to participate in first worldwide cyber defense event

One Federal Way student is among others from around the world who will meet June 20–22 at the International Collegiate Cyber Defense Invitational at Highline… Continue reading

Federal Way police: Teens, take caution behind the wheel this summer

The Federal Way Police Department is encouraging parents to speak to their teens about the dangers they face as they put down the books and… Continue reading

Planning my future with Smarter Balanced assessments

Some students know their plan after high school, and some are still figuring it out. When I took the Smarter Balanced assessments last spring, I… Continue reading

School district recognizes Rotarians

The Rotary Club of Federal Way was honored by Superintendent Dr. Tammy Campbell at the 2017 Washington Association of School Administrators Community Recognition Awards for… Continue reading