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Federal Way school district tackles discipline ‘disproportionality’

  • Apr 28, 2014 at 4:16PM

A new theme in educational circles trickling down from the federal government is the idea of discipline “disproportionality,” the statistical phenomena that certain groups of students face discipline more than others over any given period of time.

Federal Way man sentenced to 6 1/2 years in fatal DUI crash

  • Apr 28, 2014 at 5:11PM

A Federal Way man was sentenced on Friday to six-and-a-half years in prison for the DUI accident that killed a Tacoma man last December.

Loss of No Child Left Behind waiver means complications for Federal Way schools

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 11:00AM updated May 1, 2014 at 12:37PM

The United States Department of Education announced last week that the federal government was pulling Washington state’s waiver from the onerous requirements of the No Child Left Behind

PREP SPORTS WRAP: Beamer's Bliznyuk finishes with 29 points at Northwest Shootout

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Apr 30, 2014 at 2:33PM

Todd Beamer High School senior Bogdan Bliznyuk proved again that he is one of the state's best basketball players.

Graffiti gang tags vacant property | Federal Way Police Blotter

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 2:09PM

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log:

Elderly man who drowned in Federal Way pond identified | Update

  • Apr 29, 2014 at 9:00PM updated May 1, 2014 at 4:45PM

A 74-year-old man drowned in Ponce de Leon pond in Federal Way after apparently attempting to retrieve something from the water on Tuesday night, police said.

BASEBALL: Decatur takes a step closer to SPSL 3A title, thanks to Swanson single

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 2:32PM

The Decatur baseball took a huge step toward winning the South Puget Sound League 3A Division championship Tuesday afternoon with an exciting 8-7 win over Auburn Mountainview in Federal Way.

New downtown Federal Way police substation set to open May 7

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 5:00PM updated May 1, 2014 at 5:28PM

The community is invited to join Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7 for a ribbon cutting ceremony and tour of the new downtown Federal Way Police Substation.

Federal Way schools make ‘America’s Most Challenging High Schools’ list

  • Apr 30, 2014 at 5:26PM

The four comprehensive high schools in Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS) were selected as part of the Washington Post’s “America’s Most Challenging High Schools” rankings, according to a press release from FWPS.

The zany, wacky world of the 30th District | Inside Politics

  • May 1, 2014 at 6:00PM updated May 2, 2014 at 11:08AM

This could be one of the most unusual years ever in politics as both parties vie for control of the state Legislature.

Prop 1 voters decided I should lose my job | Letter

  • May 1, 2014 at 6:16PM

King County voters recently decided that I should lose my job.

Five steps to stop Federal Way school district's downward spiral | If I Were Czar

  • May 1, 2014 at 6:00PM updated May 2, 2014 at 12:37PM

Just when the fire chief of South King Fire and Rescue (SKFR) set a new low for our community by wasting $23,000 in legal fees over allegations against a commissioner as frivolous as “he stares at me during meetings,”

Federal Way's Advancing Leadership accepting applications

  • May 2, 2014 at 8:00AM

Federal Way’s Advancing Leadership program is now accepting applications for the 2014-15 class.

Recycle Palooza offers Federal Way residents chance to win $1,000

  • May 2, 2014 at 9:00AM

Federal Way residents are encouraged to enter the 2014 Recycle Palooza contest where they could win $1,000 for their recycling skills.

National Day in Federal Way | Sex in the Suburbs

  • May 2, 2014 at 10:00AM

The National Day to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy is coming up on May 7.

Federal Way school board seeks applicants for vacant seat

  • May 2, 2014 at 10:21AM

The Federal Way Public Schools board of directors is seeking applicants for board Position 5, which former board member Tony Moore vacated when he was convicted of felony theft last month.

Federal Way Chorale awards scholarship

  • May 2, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Federal Way Chorale announced that Elizabeth Chamberlain is the recipient of the 2014 Federal Way Chorale “Don Barrows Memorial” Scholarship

Appreciating Federal Way teachers | Letter

  • May 3, 2014 at 5:00AM

The week of May 5 is Teacher Appreciation week. We would like to thank all the teachers and staff

Federal Way Mirror announces PACC survey results | Editor's Note

  • May 3, 2014 at 6:00AM

Last month, we kicked off our first Federal Way Forum survey, asking residents whether the city of Federal Way needs a Performing Arts and Conference Center (PACC).

Palcohol and tobacco | Q&A with Mr. Federal Way

  • May 3, 2014 at 8:00AM

Q: Mr. Federal Way, I was driving down the busy 320th Street heading to work in the morning and there was a guy on a bicycle riding in the right lane of traffic.

King County program helps seniors find answers

  • May 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

As people age, they find themselves confronted with a number of issues related to aging, many of which are complicated and involve complex legalities or other equally tricky pathways to navigate.

PowellsWood Garden in Federal Way extends Mother’s Day weekend hours

  • May 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

PowellsWood Garden has extended their open hours for Mother’s Day weekend.

Pros and cons of new Federal Way library | Letter

  • May 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

Now that the rebuilt library on South 320th Street has been open for several months, it is plain to see what an asset it is to our community.

Federal Way students jump rope for American Heart Association

  • May 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

Spring Valley Montessori School held its 19th annual Jump Rope for Heart event last week to raise money for the American Heart Association,

Min Pin available for adoption in Federal Way | Pet of the Week

  • May 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

Meet Hailey, a one-and-a-half year old beautiful black Min Pin mix with a sweet personality.

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