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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.

LWHS Science Labs

Why is slime stretchy? How do chickens flap their wings? 

With these questions in mind, two science classes at Lake Washington High School celebrated the last week of school by setting up lab experiments. The labs also gave students a chance to use the new equipment in two of the school’s 20 new classrooms.

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    Resources

    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.

    LWSD book studies

    • Courageous Conversations About Race, Glenn E. Singleton
    • Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain, Zaretta Hammond
    • Overcoming the Achievement Gap Trap, Dr. Anthony Muhammad

    Teacher guide

    This guide was developed to provide LWSD educators with an overview of best practices to support our Black students.

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