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More than 4,100 distinguished students recognized nationwide

Redmond, Wash. – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced this week that one additional Lake Washington School District (LWSD) student will receive a National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarship:

Kevin Zhang, Nikola Tesla STEM High School - National Merit Purdue University Scholarship 

A group of freshman from Nikola Tesla STEM High School is helping kids with Cerebral Palsy move around a little easier. As part of their end of year project, this team partnered with a program by the name of Go Baby Go

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Dozens of LWSD students earned their way to the 2021 International Career Development Conference (ICDC), which was held virtually in late April and early May. Of that group, about 30 students competed as finalists and two students placed as high as third.

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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.