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Federal Way Decatur grad, accomplished attorney joins Olympia law firm

November 2, 2016 by Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way MirrorIn addition to his leadership roles with Thurston County's Bar Association and the United Way, he serves on the board of directors of SafePlace and as a volunteer attorney with the Thurston County Economic Development Council. He also holds membership ...

Multilingual FWPS students can earn high school credit

October 28, 2016 by Federal Way Mirror

Graduates in the class of 2019 and beyond must have two world language credits in order to graduate from the Federal Way School District, but some students will have the opportunity to earn credits now– by taking a skills test to affirm their second ...

Mariners Enjoy Succesful Trip To Washington State

September 16, 2016 by Eagle & Times

Eagle & TimesMariners Enjoy Succesful Trip To Washington State 0 comments. 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 ...

Beloved Federal Way teacher, coach, pastor passes away after battle with cancer

March 16, 2016 by Federal Way Mirror

14, 1966, to Mary (Gena) Smith, 71, and Boyd Smith, 73. He attended Federal Way Public Schools, graduating from Decatur High School in 1984. Theiss said her big brother struggled in school despite his intelligence because he had dyslexia, and "nobody ...

Decatur High School student arrested, expelled for bringing BB gun to school

March 14, 2016 by Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way MirrorA 15-year-old boy was arrested and expelled on March 8 after police discovered he brought a BB gun to Decatur High School. According to a Federal Way Police Department report, the student was arrested just outside of his horticulture class after police ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Federal Way Rotary awards scholarships to 22 high school seniors

June 22, 2015 by Federal Way Mirror

Left to right, front row: Maryanne Wainaina, Todd Beamer High School; Miriam Prieta-Vital, Federal Way High School; Tia Thomas, Federal Way; Brandon Henderson, Federal Way; Harry Shin, Todd Beamer; Gina Yoo, Todd Beamer; Sarah Carver, Thomas Jefferson ...

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 ...

Photo by Dom Cooks, Decatur High School

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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