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.
In March, celebrate literacy and reading.
This March, Federal Way Public Schools ignites the spirit of Women's History Month! We join the national celebration with vibrant student-led activities, showcasing the remarkable contributions of women throughout American history.
Celebrate Black History Month with Federal Way Public Schools this February—a time dedicated to honoring the rich contributions and legacy of African Americans.
In a momentous celebration of academic excellence, Federal Way Public Schools proudly acknowledges the remarkable achievements of its 2023 cohort of National Board Certified Teachers at the January 23, 2024, school board meeting.
The knowledge and practical use of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills by students is critical to achieving success in our current world and will become even more important in the years to come. FWPS continues to seek new ways to immerse scholars in STEM by adding new courses, programs, and clubs to support STEM exploration and learning.
We are excited to welcome our scholars back from winter break on Monday, January 8, 2024. Here are a few friendly reminders to help you start the new year strong!
In just an hour of coding, this exciting event demonstrates that computer science is accessible to everyone. Scholars seized the opportunity to delve into programing and advance their understanding of software development.
Find the dates, times, and location to celebrate with the class of 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
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