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Principal's Message

Dear students and parents,

As the 2023-24 school year winds down, it is important to reflect on all of the challenges and triumphs this year has brought.

Federal Way High School and the Class of 2024 had many wins and triumphs this year, some of them were:

·         Eight valedictorians with a perfect cumulative 4.0 GPA completing the most challenging courses offered;

·         Multiple athletic scholarships in Baseball, Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Rugby, Flag Football, and Football;

·         Drama Department’s Thespian Troupe had 5 students earn a “Superior Award” and 15 students earn an “Excellent Award” at the WA State Thespian Festival;

·         Three State Championships were earned in Boys and Girls Track;

·         A Gymnastics student-athlete has earned three State Championships in Beam, Vault, and All Around;

·         ProStart Culinary Program won the Washington State Chefs Association, The Bite of the Apprentice, People’s Choice Award;

·         Band earned an “Excellence” rating at the Valley Region Band Contest;

·         Orchestra earned an “Excellence” rating at the Valley Region Band Contest;

·         Jazz / Chamber Choir earned a “Superior” rating at the Valley Region Vocal Solo / Ensemble Contest;

·         Air Force JROTC, 52nd Eagle Squadron, has completed 2,105 hours of community service and earned a Distinguished Unit award;

·         50 students earned the dual language Seal of Biliteracy award;

·         All of the AVID senior class was accepted to a university, college, or secondary institution;

·         Federal Way High School is also an AVID National Demonstration School and an AVID National Site of Distinction;

·         12 students are Cambridge AICE Diploma candidates;

·         Federal Way High School is also a Cambridge International School Demonstration Center; and

·         The Class of 2024 received over $3.7 million dollars in total grants and scholarships

Thank you to all of our students, staff, and families for all of your hard work and dedication.

Federal Way High School is a great school!

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Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have. Federal Way High School is a great school! 

Thank you, 

Dr. Matt Oberst