During its July 13 School Board Meeting, Lake Washington School District Superintendent, Dr. Jon Holmen, removed “Rebels” as the Juanita High School mascot. Dr. Matt Livingston, Director of Secondary Education and Juanita High School Principal, Kelly Clapp, will now begin the process outlined in Policy 6970 to select a new mascot.
Below are links to resources for parents/students wanting to further explore issues of equity as well as books that have been used for training in LWSD on issues of equity.
For additional resources, please visit LWSD's Opportunity, Equity and Inclusion department page.
- Courageous Conversations About Race, Glenn E. Singleton
- Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain, Zaretta Hammond
- Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap, Dr. Anthony Muhammad
This guide was developed to provide LWSD educators with an overview of best practices to support our Black students.