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Federal Way girl back to active self after scoliosis surgery, bone graft

February 14, 2017 by Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way Mirror... for Federal Way teen Zamora Simpson this past year. Not only was the Decatur High School student shocked to learn she had scoliosis, a sideways curvature of the spine, she was also told she needed X-rays immediately to assess the problem ...

Federal Way teens graduate from the Washington Youth Academy

January 16, 2017 by Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way MirrorCadets from each corner of the state attend the free residential school in Bremerton geared at teaching teens discipline and helping them recover credits so they can go back to high school and earn a diploma or seek an alternative path to finish their ...

Federal Way high schools schedule FAFSA/WASFA completion week

November 30, 2016 by Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way MirrorIn December, each of the Federal Way Public Schools high schools will be offering financial aid application support to student scholars and families. As part of the district's new strategic plan, the district is measuring the percent of ... from high ...

Mariners Enjoy Succesful Trip To Washington State

September 16, 2016 by Eagle & Times

Eagle & TimesMariners Enjoy Succesful Trip To Washington State 1 comment. The Mariner Football team traveled to Seattle to play Decatur High School of Federal Way in Washington State last Friday, Sept. 9. The Mariners moved their overall season to 3-0 with the 33-7 ...

Search on for evidence following Federal Way homicide arrests

February 25, 2016 by KOMO News

KOMO NewsFEDERAL WAY, Wash. -- Authorities are combing Fishers Pond Park for evidence believed to be related to the February 13 shooting death of a Decatur High School football team member in a Taco Bell parking lot. Officers and divers are searching the area ...

Pot sale behind killing of Federal Way teen in Taco Bell lot, police say

February 19, 2016 by The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesGennings, who was from Federal Way, was a sophomore at Decatur High School and a member of the football team. He also attended Olympic View Elementary, Silver Lake Elementary and Saghalie Middle School before Decatur High, according to a ...

Police: Suspect arrested in shooting death of Federal Way teen; 2nd suspect sought

February 19, 2016 by KOMO News

KOMO NewsThe arrested suspect, a 16-year-old male student at Thomas Jefferson High School, was taken into custody Thursday after an investigation involving several local law enforcement agencies, said Cathy M. Schrock of the Federal Way Police Department.

Hunt underway for killer of Federal Way teen

February 15, 2016 by KIRO Seattle

KIRO SeattleFederal Way police say the teen was found sitting behind the wheel of his car, dead from a gunshot wound. Eyewitnesses described seeing two men in their late teens or early 20s get out of the car and walk away. But the description of them is so vague ...

16-year-old Federal Way youth killed in Saturday night shooting

February 14, 2016 by The News Tribune

The News TribuneHe was later identified as Wesley D. Gennings, 16, of Federal Way. He was a sophomore at Decatur High School in Federal Way. Two male suspects, who were inside the vehicle with the victim, were seen leaving the area on foot, police said. The suspects ...

Federal Way Police: Teen found fatally shot in Taco Bell parking lot

February 14, 2016 by KOMO News

KOMO News"The shooting of a teenage boy last night was a tragedy and I send my sincere condolences to his family, friends, and schoolmates at Decatur High School," said Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell in a statement. "Far too often, communities across our country ...


February 14, 2016 by Sky Valley Chronicle

Sky Valley ChronicleKING-TV in Seattle reported that family members told the station the victim attended Decatur High School and had gone out to run errands that night. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Federal Way Police at 253-835-2121.

Woman who died in overpass crash was 'hard-working' Decatur High student

April 13, 2015 by

The young woman who died Friday after driving off a freeway overpass in Tacoma was a junior at Decatur High School in Federal Way, and her classmates and educators are now mourning the loss. Heidy Morales, 18, was a determined student, according to ...

Dom Cooks: Wash. High School Student Given Two Weeks To Live Dies

April 16, 2014 by News One

News OneThey received their diplomas in a special graduation ceremony back in February organized by the school and the community to ensure that the Cooks twins would be able to share the momentous occasion together. “I've just been battling that for two years ...

Local student finalist in national 'most inspiring' contest

April 11, 2014 by Q13 FOX

Q13 FOXDecatur High School held a special graduation ceremony for him and his sister in February, as he was not expected to live until the June graduation. During the first two rounds of the contest, Cooks had received over 100,000 votes. However, as voting ...

High School Student With Brain Tumor Gets Seattle Seahawks Surprise

February 21, 2014 by ABC News (blog)

ABC News (blog)A Washington State high school student battling an aggressive brain tumor got the surprise of his life when a Seattle Seahawks player fresh off a Super Bowl victory made a special visit to his high school. Doug Baldwin, a Seahawks wide receiver, snuck ...

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