Learn About Protecting Your Child in Cyberspace

It’s a new world. Technology makes our lives more convenient and interesting. Young people need technology skills to succeed in the world of work.

But technology has also created new threats and problems, like picture sharing through text messaging.

The Federal Way Police Department will present information on keeping your child safe in the online world, 6 – 7:30 p.m., March 31, at Lakota Middle School. This event is open to the public, and is targeted to families of secondary students.

Click here to see FWPS safe cyber flyer

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Pastries with the Principals

Who:    Parents and Guardians of Sequoyah Middle School students
What:  Pastries with Principal Springy Yamasaki and Assistant Principal Crystal                               Emmerson
When:  Tuesday,March 31st   7am-7:30am & 6pm-7-pm
Where: Sequoyah Middle School
Why:    Come and join the principals for some open conversation.  All topics and                             questions welcome
Also:     Childcare will be provided during the evening session

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Change in High School graduation requirements

For over a decade, Federal Way Public Schools has set a high bar for its students, asking them to earn more credits by graduation than the state require.  >> Read more

High School graduation requirements change flier(PDF)

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Smarter Balanced Testing

This spring, Federal Way students in grades 3-8, 10 and 11 will take new state assessments. They are referred to as the Smarter Balanced Assessment and all students across Washington state, and in many other states, will take them. The assessments measure student knowledge of the new state standards. This is the second year we have been teaching to these standards, which are often referred to as Common Core.

For more information please read the flier below:

Smarter Balanced Flier (PDF)

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“The DreamBox student driven learning environment differentiates content, pace, and sequence for the highest levels of student achievement so every student can learn to think critically, understand deeply and have a life-long love for and confidence in math.” >> See more  

DreamBox is used as a supplemental curriculum in the math department to support the needs of all students. 

Student access:


Username:  student id #

Password:  Student

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There’s an App for That! Meet the New FWPS App

Parents and students today are busier than ever. Now, Federal Way Public Schools has an app to help you stay
up-to-date and involved with school no matter where you are. All you need is a smart phone. Read more >>
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Sequoyah Middle School at Mt. Rainier Institute

Earlier this month, students at Sequoyah Middle School got to experience a hands-on, field research experience in science at a camping trip at the Mt. Rainier Institute. This is the second year in which the school has been offering this trip to its’ students Read more>>

Watch the featured video on Sequoyah at the Mt. Rainier Institute

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Check grades online

Check  grades online by clicking the Grades icon grades
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The calendar feature on our website has changed …

We now use Google calendars on our website.  Please note that if the date is colored that means there is an event on that day.  You can see the event(s) by clicking on the day.

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Sixth Grade Cultural History Fair

For information on this event click the “Pods” tab to find your Pod page.

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