No School Memorial Day; Six Schools in Session the Following Day

There is no school for Federal Way Public Schools students and staff on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day, a national holiday.

Six schools will be in session the following day, Tuesday, May 26. This is a make-up day for students attending these schools that were closed on November 12, 2014, due to a wind storm. The following schools will operate on regular schedule and student transportation will be provided:

• Todd Beamer High School
Sequoyah Middle School
• Brigadoon Elementary
• Lakeland Elementary
• Rainier View Elementary
• Valhalla Elementary

All OTHER schools in the district are closed May 26.

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Smarter Balanced Assessment Testing Schedule 2015

Beginning Monday, April 27th, Sequoyah students will be taking the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA). For more information about when your child will be testing please check out the following link. If you have any further questions, please contact the Sequoyah office.  

SBA Testing Schedule 2014-2015

April Newsletter

Smarter Balanced Flier (PDF)

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Washington State’s New Chickenpox Vaccine Requirement

Starting in fall 2015 for students in 7th and 8th grades. They will need two doses of the vaccine <<read more

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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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Dreambox

“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:

https://play.dreambox.com/login/fk25/sequoyahms

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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