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GATES High celebrates accomplished students at midpoint in school year
On January 29th, GATES High School held an assembly to honor 11 students who have met all state and district requirments to earn their high school diploma. Another 22 students were recognized for having recently passed their portfolio presentations which serves as their high school and beyond plan.
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Act Six
Three WHS seniors receive full ride scholarships from Act Six
Washington High School seniors Nathan Samayo, Aida Acevedo, and Alexis Wosk learned recently that they are the recipients of the prestigious Act Six scholarship. Washington High was among only four other schools throughout Pierce and King County to have three or more scholars.
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Highly Capable
Highly Capable Program accepting applications for next school year
if you have a student who is intellectually advanced, is inquisitive, loves to learn, and enjoys challenges, you may be interested in the district’s Highly Capable Student Program. The application process for the 2015 - 2016 school has begun. If you have not received information about the district’s elementary program (Project Excel for 4th and 5th graders) by February 26th, please contact Judy Siesseger at 253-298-3062. She will be happy to send you an application packet.
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FPS 2030: Capital Facilities Planning

FPS 2030

Superintendent's Message

Dr. Frank Hewins
February/March 2015
As we complete the first half of the 2014-15 school year, we are continuing to see the escalating student academic achievement we had hoped for within all of our schools. Despite the fact that our challenges are not diminishing, we are still making progress meeting the many and varied needs of our students. Our efforts are making a positive difference in the lives of our children and their families. The success we are having has everything to do with the vision of the School Board, the expertise of our district leadership, the commitment of our dedicated staff along with the trust and support of our community.
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