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Falcon Fest

Staff at Finn Hill Middle School put a new spin on their traditional curriculum night with their first ever Falcon Fest on October 18. The event welcomed the entire Finn Hill community and featured food trucks and parent education sessions on a wide range of topics.

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    Community Engagement

    Community Engagement

    We believe that strong communities build strong schools, and strong schools build strong communities.

    Here are some of the initiatives for 2020-21 in the area of Community Engagement:

    • Partnered with organizations such as Nourishing Networks, Eastside Pathways and others to coordinate community supports during the pandemic
    • Contributed weekly to communications sent to families by Noticas en Español to provide communication to Spanish-speaking families
    • In addition, the Communications Department created a “Language Access Resources” webpage. This page shares information for families about the types of translation and interpreter services we provide, and who to contact if you need support.

     

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    Communication

    "How clear has communication from school leadership been about the school's learning model?" 71% of classified staff & 61% of certificated staff said quite or extremely clear.

    80% of family members say it is easy to get in contact with your child's teachers when needed & 73% say they are quite or extremely satisfied with the frequency of communication from teachers.

    Source: Fall 2020 Lake Washington School District | Back to School Survey: Key Insights from Students, Families, and Staff. Prepared by Panorama Education