Tuesday, June 18 is the last day of school for the Federal Way School District. The Career Academy will be dismissed at 10:30 a.m.
For students using district bus transportation to go home, the school bus will be leaving right after school get out.
Have a safe and enjoyable summer!
The WA State End of Course Assessment in Biology is being administered on Wednesday, June 12 at 8 o’clock. Students taking the test should report to the EX3 Teen Center, here on the Truman Campus. Please arrive on time and prepared to do your best. We are unable to admit any students for testing after 8:30 a.m.
Passing the End of Course Assessment in Algebra is a Washington state graduation requirement. The Algebra EOC is offered on Tuesday, June 4. All students should arrive to school on time. Those arriving after 8:30 a.m. will be unable to test and must wait for the next testing window in January 2014.
For best results, get a good night’s sleep and eat a nutritious breakfast in the morning. Good luck!
COMPASS is a computerized test that measures skills in reading, writing and mathematics to determine readiness for college-level courses in these areas. Local community colleges require this test for all students who wish to register.
The Career Academy is offering this test for free on May 30, for all students who are graduating or enrolling in Running Start next fall. See Debbie Washington in the Career Center for details.
Student Bulletin: 5/20-5/24/2013
Mo 5/20/13 Welcome back on this Happy Monday!
Tu 5/21/13 2 weeks to go to EOC Math. Practice every day for you to be successful! Remember that you MUST pass the test to graduate.
We 5/22/13 Please welcome AdvancED Accreditation Team to our school. The team will be visiting classrooms, interview students and families, and spend the day at our school.
Thu 5/23/13 Next Thursday, 5/30, we will be offering the Compass Test for free. See Debbie Washington for more details.
Fri 5/24/13 Happy Friday! Have a safe Memorial Day weekend. Remember that there is no school Monday or Tuesday. Rest up for the remaining 3 ½ weeks of school.Upcoming Events 5/30/13 Compass Test (1 PM) 6/4/13 EOC Algebra 6/5/13 EOC Geometry 6/12/13 EOC Biology 6/15/13 Graduation @ 2 PM, Tacoma Dome 6/18/13 Last Day of School – early dismissal at 10:35am.
• Kudos to “Imagine Tomorrow” students Jocelyn, Lea, Montana, Andrew, Dinh, Kevin, and Robert for great presentations at Washington State University! You did a fantastic job!
• Kudos also to “Imagine Tomorrow” chaperones, Debbie, Lana, and Mr. Bechara for spending their personal time supporting our students!
• Kudos to math students who are taking responsibility for their grades and meeting their graduation goals.
• Kudos to Victor, Jose F., and Jose O. for working hard in math to meet standard.
• Kudos to Ben, Kyle, Joslyn, Dinh, Lexie, Devin H., Robert, Kenya, Jazzmyn J., Montana, and Kevin for declaring their candidacies in the ASB elections on May 30.
Student Bulletin 5/13 – 5/17
Mo 5/13/13 Happy Monday. Welcome back after a fabulous prom. Thanks to everyone for making it extra special!
Tu 5/14/13 At lunch, please welcome Ms. Novak, Central Washington University’s admissions counselor, to our school!
We 5/15/13 3 weeks to go to EOC Math. Get ready & prepared!
Thu 5/16/13 Happy Thursday!
Fri 5/17/13 “Imagine Tomorrow” science competition. Please wish Jocelyn, Leah, Montana, Andrew, Dinh, Kevin, and Robert a fantastic time in Eastern Washington!
Upcoming Events5/30/13 Compass Test (1 PM) 6/4/13 EOC Algebra 6/5/13 EOC Geometry 6/12/13 EOC Biology 6/15/13 Graduation @ 2 PM, Tacoma Dome 6/18/13 Last Day of School
• Kudos to Ms. Trimble, Ms. Caron, and Debbie Washington for organizing Teacher Appreciation week activities & Prom. Your efforts were greatly appreciated!
• Kudos to all students who saved our Prom. Kudos also to our Leadership who inspired their peers.
• Kudos to all students who went on a field trip last week. You represented our school in a professional manner and returned to the bus on time!
• Kudos to our Child Development students who take their internship very seriously. You are a joy to drive to Wildwood Elementary School.
• Kudos to Jessica L. for helping clean up on Pasta Day.
• Thank you to those students who arrive at school appropriately dressed. We appreciate that.
Student Bulletin – May 6 – 10, 2013
Mo 5/6/13: Don’t forget to buy your Prom ticket! Buy it today from Mrs. Trimble.
Tu 5/7/13: Field trip to explore maritime careers. Have a great day on the water.
We 5/8/13: Less than one month to study for EOC Math & Biology. See your math teachers for help with test preparation. The next EOC Math will be offered in 2014!
Thu 5/9/13: Field trip to Clover Park Technical College to explore careers after high school.
Fri 5/10/13: Happy Friday – See you at Prom tomorrow!
Upcoming Events5/11/13 Prom 6/4/13 EOC Algebra 6/5/13 EOC Geometry 6/12/13 EOC Biology 6/15/13 Graduation @ 2 PM, Tacoma Dome Exhibition Center 6/18/13 Last Day of School KUDOS: • Kudos to Jasmine for doing a fabulous job in Graphic Design! • Kudos to Heidi’s math students for critical thinking and problem-solving! • Kudos to April’s history students for embracing new technology. • Kudos to Abby’s field trip students: you represented our school professionally! Quote of the Week “Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” ― Maya Angelou
Student Bulletin 4/29 – 5/3/2013
Mo 4/29/13: Ready to party? 2 weeks to go to Prom! Buy your ticket from Mrs. Trimble today.
Tu 4/30/13: Want to get paid while learning more about technology? Work for our District. Need strong customer service skills, driver’s license, and car w/ insurance. More information on bulletin board. Don’t wait to apply!
We 5/1/13: One month to study for EOC Math & Biology. See your math teachers for help with test preparation. The next EOC Math will be offered in 2014!
Thu 5/2/13: Enjoy your long weekend, Bulldogs. Don’t forget to get your prom ticket!!! Seniors – tell Mrs. Trimble you will be at prom by today in order to receive special recognition!
Fri 5/3/13: Data Day – non-student day.Upcoming Events 5/11/13 Prom 6/4/13 EOC Algebra 6/5/13 EOC Geometry 6/12/13 EOC Biology 6/15/13 Graduation @ 2 PM, Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall 6/18/13 Last Day of School
- Shout out to Leadership: Dinh Robert, Devin, Andrew, Austin, MJ, Alondra, Oliver, and Shann for your hard work and planning to make Masquerade Prom 2013 truly amazing!
- Kudos to Passion for working really hard in Biology and helping out other students.
- Shout out to Shann for his continued hard work in Leadership and PNW History. Your efforts are paying off!
- Kudos to Daniella for running the Student Store single-handedly on Thursday! Kudos to Kyle for jumping in to help!
Reminder: Thursday & Friday have been reserved for students, families and staff to meet for the spring Student-Led Conferences. There are no classes scheduled those days. Student participation in the SLC is manadatory.
Career Academy Families: Please join us for dinner! Childcare provided.Wednesday Family Partnership Dinner 5:30 -6:30 pm. Thursday Family Partnership Dinner 5:00-6:00 pm.