Homeless children often have significant struggles in school. The challenges of moving regularly or living with instability can affect a child’s focus and make school work more difficult.
Valley Cities Counseling in Federal Way received a $2,000 grant from the Puget Sound Energy Foundation to support Valley Cities’ Mental Health First Aid Community Program.
A grassroots Facebook effort by Federal Way High School alumni resulted in a celebration involving hundreds of former students at the school on Saturday, Oct. 18, homecoming weekend.
Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell challenged a high school leadership program to express the city’s youth voice through art at the new downtown park. The result – a series of 10 large murals – will be unveiled at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22.
Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet Ron A. Silva was recently involved in Cadet Language and Cultural Immersion Training.
Two new art pieces are on display in the Educational Services Center at Federal Way Public Schools, courtesy of the Museum of Glass. For almost 10 years, the Museum of Glass has invited students to participate in Kids Design Glass.
Dan Huntley, a Spanaway resident, drives 22 miles twice a month to attend Federal Way meetings for Amputee Advocates, which he describes as a blend of a prayer group mixed with a “can-do” support system.
Federal Way’s community leadership organization, Advancing Leadership, recognized two important selections at its annual fundraising dinner, Evening with the Stars on Saturday.
Seattle Seahawks fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to the Seahawks 1:25 p.m. game this Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Special Sounder service is in addition to regular Link light rail service to and from the stadiums.
The Federal Way Municipal Court, Tukwila Municipal Court, The Supreme Court Gender & Justice Commission, and St Vincent de Paul Parish present In Her Shoes
Judge Dave Larson of Federal Way Municipal Court was awarded the prestigious Judge William Nevin Award by former Chief Justice Gerry Alexander of the Washington Judge’s Foundation at the fall conference in Spokane.
Not a single dry eye remained as Mirror publisher Rudi Alcott accepted an award in honor and memory of Mary Lou Goss, a former Mirror employee who lost her lung cancer battle in February.
The Tukwila Municipal Court, The Supreme Court Gender & Justice Commission, and St Vincent de Paul Parish present In Her Shoes – a program about domestic violence – Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Social Hall, 30525 8th Ave. S., Federal Way.
Federal Way Public Schools will celebrate the induction of its seventh Athletic Hall of Fame class at Todd Beamer High School the evening of Oct. 22.
Patches is a 1-year-old cat who only wants one thing — a person of her own to love. She will make an excellent companion for just about anyone who needs a best friend. She likes to snuggle on soft cat beds and blankets.
Achieving the Dream recently announced the recertification of Highline College as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, a national designation awarded to community colleges that commit to improving student success and closing achievement gaps.