We want you!

We are excited to provide an educational opportunity for each and every 9th through 12th grade student in the Federal Way School District!  We continuously enroll with an application process highlighted on the application link on our homepage.  We genuinely look forward to discussing and exploring how our unique programs may offer you success in earning your high school diploma and preparing for life.  Continue reading

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Upcoming Break Schedules

Happy-Thanksgiving2Thanksgiving Break Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 26:  Early dismissal at 12:05 pm. Buses will depart immediately after school releases.

Thursday – Friday, Nov. 27 & 28:  No school

Winter Break Schedule

Dec. 22 – Jan. 2:  No School

winter break

See you @ 8am on Monday, Jan. 5

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We Scared Hunger

We Scare CansThe 3rd Annual We Scare Hunger food drive wrapped up and was a huge success!  LIFE Prep Flex and Career Academy students and families surpassed our goal and collected over 1300 non-perishable food items for the Multi Service Center.


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Student Led Conferences

Student Led Conferences will be held on Wednesday Night, Thursday, and Thursday Night.  Thursday and Friday are non-student days and their will be no school.  If your student would like to work on work, our Focus Lab will be available for students to work on work from 8:00am -6:00pm on Thursday, November 6th.  Your student will contact you on Monday or Tuesday to schedule your appointment.  We are excited for the process and look forward to student voice in sharing their current progress within their courses.  Any questions, please contact the main office 253-945-5800.  We look forward to seeing you!

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The Bloodmobile is coming on Tuesday, October 28.

At Truman, we’re proud of the fact that our blood drive participation rate is among the highest in the District. And next week, Bulldogs will have the chance to give again.

Students age 16 and over can sign up to donate on Friday at lunch.  Parent permission is required for 16 and 17 year olds. Those students should pick up a permission form on Friday and bring it with them on donation day.

In addition to the satisfaction of doing a good deed and saving lives, student donors will receive a fabulous thank you t-shirt from Cascade Regional Blood Services.


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Tonight – Life After High School. What’s right for you?

Come visit representatives from colleges, trade schools, specialty schools, trades offering apprenticeships, and most branches of the military to answer any questions you have about what’s next for the student in your family. There are also several information sessions on topics such as paying for college, selecting a private college, and differences between two-year and four-year colleges.

The event takes place from 6 – 8 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson High School. Life After High School is sponsored by Federal Way Public Schools High School Career and College Specialists.

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Life After High School Event


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SAT Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

We will be offering the SAT to all seniors on Wednesday, October 15th during the school day.  9th, 10th, and 11th graders will simultaneously be taking the PSAT.

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Save the date & your appetite: Open House is Oct. 7

Open house 2014

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Healthy Youth Survey

Washington State 2014 Healthy Youth Survey

Our district is participating in the Washington State 2014 Healthy Youth Survey during the week of October 13th – 17th.

The Healthy Youth survey includes questions related to physical activity and diet, unintentional and intentional injury, substance use, risk and protective factors, and access to school-based services. Survey results are used by schools, communities and state agencies to plan programs to support our youth and reduce their risks.

The Healthy Youth Survey is given to students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12 across Washington State.

Participation in the survey is voluntary and the students’ answers are anonymous.

Please read the Parent and Student Notification flyer for more information about the Healthy Youth Survey:

Parent Flyer English

Información para los padres españoles

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Open House

Open House will be held on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 from 6:00-7:30pm.  We look forward to seeing all of you and invite you to enjoy dinner on campus.

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