Besides the traditional favorites like tetherball and four square, students at Dickinson Elementary School and Explorer Community School enjoyed another game at recess this past spring: chess.
Heather Sánchez, director, Accelerate Programs, Choice & Innovation, has received the 2016 Dr. Doyle E. Winter Scholarship for Administrative Leadership in Education.
A team of five American Sign Language students from Lake Washington High School took second place at the Washington ASL competition.
Students at Tesla STEM High School started with their own school when they wanted to curb carbon emissions and slow climate change. But they didn’t stop there. The student Leadership Team has challenged other schools to do the same.
Emergency responders teamed up with drama students at Juanita High School to re-enact a DUI head-on collision. The effort aims to get students thinking about the consequences of drinking and driving.
On June 5, the long-awaited project to rebuild and enlarge Juanita High School broke ground.
High School Websites
There are four neighborhood high schools in the district. In addition, five choice high schools serve specific needs and interests, including academic rigor, an increased pace of study, vocational programs and project-based learning.