Saghalie Middle School plans big barbecue for Aug. 30

From staff reports:

Saghalie Middle School is set to host a big barbecue from 3 to 6 p.m. Aug. 30 at the school's park as a way to kick off the school year and let people meet their school community.

The event will feature free hot dogs, fun activities and community resources, according to the district. Students from Decatur High School, along with students from Silver Lake, Twin Lakes, Olympic View, Green Gables and Brigadoon elementary schools, are all welcome for the big barbecue.

"We are offering this event to bridge together all of our community partnerships and share the many resources Federal Way has to offer our families," said Saghalie principal Marin Miller. "We plan on feeding 1,000 and sharing information so that our families know and can take advantage of the many resources Federal Way has to offer."

Saghalie Middle School is located at 33914 19th Ave. SW.

A number of representatives from community organizations plan to attend, including Federal Way Regional Library, PTA and other parent organizations, local church groups, Watch D.O.G.S., AmeriCorps, Multi-Service Center, Federal Way Community Center, Citizens of Federal Way, the Federal Way School Board, the district's Office of Equity and Achievement, the district's special education office, representatives of the superintendent's office, Pacific Ballroom Dance, the district's early learning department, representatives from the City of Federal Way, and the EX3 Teen Center.

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