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Lake Washington School District is pleased to announce the selection of Pablo Ortega as its Director of Equity and Family Engagement. Mr. Ortega is currently the English Language Learner (ELL) and World Languages Program Director for Des Moines Public Schools.

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    Lake Washington School District is pleased to announce the selection of Pablo Ortega as its Director of Equity and Family Engagement. Mr. Ortega is currently the English Language Learner (ELL) and World Languages Program Director for Des Moines Public Schools.

    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 

    Redmond, Wash. – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced today that three Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students will receive National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarships:

    • Andrey Piterkin, International Community School - National Merit Northeastern University Scholarship 
    • Abhinav Diddee, Nikola Tesla STEM High School - National Merit Northeastern University Scholarship
    • Eleanor R. Harris, Eastlake High School - National Merit Case Western Reserve University Scholarship

    Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is partnering with Seattle Visiting Nurse’s Association (SVNA) to offer free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for eligible LWSD students, families, and staff. SVNA is preparing to administer more than 4,000 doses at four clinics the weekend of May 22 and 23.

    Rare property inside the urban growth boundary

    Redmond, Wash. – Lake Washington School District (LWSD) closed yesterday on a 25.46-acre property in Redmond, Washington, that will support continued growth in LWSD. The site is a large and unique parcel called Park 188, formerly owned by Cadman.

    Pathway Forward Updates

    Lake Washington School District (LWSD) and Lake Washington Education Association (LWEA) have come to an agreement on how to provide instructional support to students who are required to quarantine due to being positive for COVID-19 or for being identified as a "close contact" of another individual that is positive for COVID-19.

    Dear LWSD Families:

    We are excited to welcome back our students in grades 1-12 tomorrow! 

    As part of a community-wide effort to contribute to the safety of our students, families and staff, we are planning to use the “Wellness Screening” feature in Skyward to help us respond more effectively and quickly when students are exhibiting potential COVID symptoms. For the start of the year, we are asking that all families use the Wellness Screening feature in Skyward Family Access or Skyward Student Access each morning to indicate potential symptoms, whether the student plans to come to school or be absent.

    Dear LWSD Staff:

    Earlier today, I gave a live presentation to share guidance for the 2021-22 school year. In case you missed the presentation, you can view the video by visiting our website. The video will have captions available in several languages. If you want to translate the transcript of the video, go to the transcript page, and then click on the globe in the top left corner of the webpage and select your desired language. 

     

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