Career Academy is an innovative Big Picture Learning high school for scholars who want to learn through projects and internships. Scholars develop competencies through pursuing projects of their own design. They intern in the community twice a week. They present their learning in Exhibitions to their family, advisor, and mentor.
Find the dates, times, and location to celebrate with the class of 2024
The Federal Way Public Schools Highly Capable Program referral window is open through Jan. 10, 2024.
Calling all scholars in grades 3-12: Nominate a staff member for the Because of You Award!
Need homework help? Scholars in grades 4-12 can access free tutoring from subject matter experts through Tutor.com.
National Apprenticeship Week is November 13-19, and during this week Federal Way Public Schools is joining many other trades-related organizations to share the benefits of becoming skilled in a trade profession, and how to get started now.
November is National Native American Heritage Month, a time our district and schools celebrate the significant and countless contributions, rich and diverse ancestry, cultures, traditions, and histories of our nation’s first people.
Federal Way Public Schools acknowledge that our schools are on the traditional homelands of the Puyallup and Muckleshoot Tribes
The brand-new Federal Way Memorial Field is complete! Help us celebrate by attending a ribbon cutting on November 13, from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
This time is dedicated to hearing about your child’s academic goals and progress, and we hope to see each one of you there. Log into ParentVUE to schedule your child’s conference today.
Though DiscoverU is over, FWPS scholars can continue learning about options for their future throughout the school year. Here are a few ways your child can continue college and career exploration.
During DiscoverU, FWPS scholars in grades PK-12 will participate in a week of college and career exploration activities.
Disability History and Awareness Month takes place during October to increase awareness, respect, and acceptance for people with disabilities, and to bring a greater sense of pride to people with disabilities.
September 15 marks the start of National Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, a time our district and schools recognize the contributions, achievements, histories, and celebrate the many diverse cultures of people of Hispanic or Latinx ancestry who come from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.
The 2023-24 school year successfully kicked off on Wednesday, August 30, and it was a joy to see scholars pour into our buildings excited for the year ahead. Learn what's happened so far and what some students hope for the year.
What will my child learn this year? What tools are available to support my child’s learning? This and more can be found in the Learning Partnership Guide available now in multiple languages!
Early release days have moved to Friday and schools are let out 75 minutes early. View early release dates, bell times, and download the bus stop time conversion chart.
On Thursday, August 17, Federal Way Public Schools hosted the fourth annual New to FWPS Breakfast at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Events Center, to give over 170 new certificated staff members a warm Federal Way welcome!
Today is an exciting day! After many months of planning, writing, and designing, we are thrilled to show you the new Federal Way Public Schools website! We invite you to take a tour around the pages and see it all for yourself.
Student safety is our top priority. Here are our best practices when traveling to, from, and around schools for students, families, and local drivers.
Make preparing for the school year a manageable process to experience a smooth and informed transition for your family, and of course, your FWPS scholar.
Career Academy 2023 Graduation
Federal Way Public Schools elementary scholars participated in the annual Salmon Release at West Hylebos Wetlands Park, a culminating event to the annual Storming the Sound with Salmon program offered in partnership with the City of Federal Way.
FWPS celebrates Black History Month across its schools. These articles are highlights of those events and opportunities happening throughout the month.
National Native American Heritage Month is a time when FWPS district and schools celebrate the significant and countless contributions, rich and diverse ancestry, cultures, traditions, and histories of our nation’s first people.
Federal Way Public Schools acknowledge that our schools are on the traditional homelands of the Puyallup and Muckleshoot Tribes. FWPS recognizes that this land acknowledgement is one small step toward true allyship, and we commit to uplifting the voices, experiences, and histories of the Indigenous people of this land and beyond.