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Lake Washington School District jointly with the Lake Washington Education Association are releasing pertinent information and details related to secondary educational offerings for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.  

The District and Association have a shared agreement that secondary students need to be offered access to in-person experiences. Dr. Holmen stated, “We need to ensure that any secondary student who wants an in-person experience is afforded that opportunity.” He went on to say, “Our adolescent youth are experiencing this pandemic in many different ways. We need to be responsive to those needs and be creative in how we address the varying needs across our district.” 

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Lake Washington School District jointly with Lake Washington Education Association are excited to release pertinent details for the second through fifth grades elementary learning model transition to in-person or continued remote learning services. We happily welcomed kindergarten and first grade on February 18. Dr. Jon Holmen, Superintendent stated, “We appreciate the partnership with all stakeholders to successfully transition our Kindergarten and First grade students to their new learning models. We are grateful to be able to provide both in-person and remote learning services for our students.” Dr. Holmen went on to say, “As a District we continue to be committed to the highest of health and safety standards for our students and staff.”

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Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students have always excelled in art and writing, and this year is no different. Thirty-five LWSD students were recognized during this year’s Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Between all the LWSD schools that participated, students earned 10 gold keys, 19 silver keys and 33 honorable mentions.

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    Awards and Recognition

    December 15, 2017

    8th Annual AP District Honor Roll RecipientLake Washington earns place on prestigious Advanced Placement District Honor Roll
    For the fourth year in a row, the College Board named Lake Washington School District to its Annual AP District Honor Roll.

    April 26, 2017

    LWSD recognized nationally for green cleaning practices
    LWSD received the “Grand Award for K-12 School Districts” from American School & University Magazine. This award recognizes healthy and sustainable approaches to cleaning to protect health without harming the environment.

    April 18, 2017

    2016 Washington Achievement Award Winner30 LWSD schools receive 2016 Washington Achievement Awards
    The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education announced 280 schools statewide will receive Washington Achievement Awards. Of those 280 schools, 30 are in Lake Washington School District (LWSD). More schools in LWSD earned awards than any other district including the two districts that serve more students than LWSD.

    April 13, 2017

    Meritorious Budget Award

    District wins budget award from the Association of School Business Officials International
    The Association of School Business Officials International has awarded Lake Washington School District its Pathway to the Meritorious Budget Award. The award recognizes excellence in budget presentation during the 2016-17 budget year.

    January 4, 2017

    7th Annual AP District Honor Roll RecipientLake Washington earns place on prestigious Advanced Placement District Honor Roll
    For the third year in a row, the College Board named Lake Washington School District to its Annual AP District Honor Roll.

    November 2, 2016

    LWSD School Board named Lake Washington School District Board of Directors named "Board of Distinction"
    The Lake Washington School District Board of Directors was one of 24 school boards in Washington state to be named a “Board of Distinction” by the Washington State School Directors’ Association.

    LWSD in the News

    Redmond, Wash. – The State Board of Education (SBE), the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), and the Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) have identified 391 schools statewide to receive recognition. Schools in Washington stand out for closing gaps, showing growth, and demonstrating achievement according to new data released by the state.