FW students place at FBLA conference

Four Federal Way High School students placed at the Future Business Leaders of America’s Midwest Area Conference held Feb. 7 in Bellevue. They are: Terin Izil, first place — Word Processing, third place — Marketing, third place — Business Communication; David Lock, second place — Entrepreneurship, fifth place — Economics; Lane Soden, fifth place — Business Communication; and Marc Lerouilel, sixth place — New Work Concepts.

Krispy Kremes sales to benefit Decatur seniors

Experience Krispy Kremes in Federal Way. Purchase a fresh batch of pre-boxed Krispy Kremes baked to support Decatur High School’s annual Senior Graduation Night Party. The goodies are available from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 22 and April 5; and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 23 and April 6 in the senior parking lot at Decatur High School, 2800 S.W. 320th St.

Cost is 50 cents a piece and $6 dozen. All proceeds go to the Decatur Graduation Night Party fund. Come by or order in advance by calling 835-4192.

Green Gables to showcase writing

Green Gables Elementary School will host a program titled “Writing: Work in Progress” to focus on student writing skills from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 22 at 32607 47th Ave. S.W.

This is the final part of the school’s Author in Residence program, in which students worked on their writing skills with nationally recognized authors Jasper Tomkins and Dia Calhoun, both of Washington state.

Tomkins will make presentations on writing to children and adults, and he and Calhoun will be available to sign books. There will also be a bookfair and showcase of student writing samples.

Tickets available for TJ musical

After years of being on Skid Row, Seymour’s luck is about to change with the introduction of a strange plant named the Audrey II in Thomas Jefferson Theatre’s production of “Little Shop of Horrors.” Directed by Laird Thornton of the Puget Sound Musical Theatre, performances of the musical are at 7:30 p.m. March 21-23 and 2 p.m. March 17 and 24 at the school, 4248 S. 228th St. Tickets are $5-$7. Call 945-5600.

Safety program set for March 28

Representatives from the FBI, Federal Way Police, Federal Way Fire Department, King County Health, Poison Center, King County Aquatic Center, Puget Sound Energy and Children’s Orthopedic Hospital will provide safety-related information at Rainier View Elementary’s safety fair. It’s from 5 to 8 p.m. March 28 at 3015 S. 368th St.

Adelaide hosts ESL family night

An English as a Second Language family night will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 21 at Adelaide Elementary School, 1635 S.W. 304th St. A free spaghetti dinner for families, free books for children and speakers from the Public Health Department are part of the program. For information, call 945-2300.

Faull to address power struggles

Jan Faull will speak on the topic of power struggles and resolving emotional battles with kids at Spring Valley Montessori School Campus II. The event is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 27 in the Justus Building on campus at 37515 Eighth Ave. S.

Faull has taught parent education for more than 25 years, conducts classes at Overlake and Evergreen hospitals, and is the author of two books and a weekly column for the Seattle Times.

Tickets are $10-$15. Call 927-2557.

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