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    Academic Content Knowledge and Skills

    Policy type: Results
    Policy code: R-2

    Academic Content Knowledge and Skills

    Each student will demonstrate mastery of content knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to create, collaborate, think critically, and solve problems.

    Students will achieve reasonable progress as demonstrated through multiple measures, on state and district-required standards each year in:

    2.1         Literacy & Language

    2.1.1 Students will develop an interest in, and facility with the literacy and language skills necessary to comprehend, create, respond to, and engage with diverse texts, and reason with evidence while fostering an understanding of self and others that supports engaging with and effecting change in the world around them.  

    2.2        Mathematical Reasoning and Practices
    Mathematics

    2.2.1 Students will become increasingly proficient in mathematics, learning math concepts and develop math skills fluency and reasoning, enabling them to cope with the mathematical challenges of daily life, society, and the workplace.      

    2.3    Science 

    2.3.1 Students will gain scientific knowledge and develop scientific habits of mind, the capacity to engage in scientific inquiry, and the ability to reason in a scientific context. Students should engage in the practices that encourage curiosity, inspire interest, and motivate problem-solving related to the challenges in our society.

    2.4    Social Studies 

    2.4.1 Students will develop civic competence – the knowledge, intellectual process, ad historical perspective, to be active and engaged participants in public life, demonstrating respect for the values of a diverse and democratic society.

    2.5    Computer Science and Information & Communication Technology

    2.5.1 Students will be empowered to learn in a digital world with the knowledge and skills, and digital citizenship necessary to responsibly innovate, compute, create, and effectively collaborate with others.

    2.6        The Arts

    2.6.1 Students will be able to express themselves and make meaningful connections with others and the world around them through experiencing and appreciating the arts. 

    2.7        World Language

    2.7.1 Students will be equipped to communicate effectively in more than one language as part of a pluralistic society and global environment by having the ability to communicate effectively and interact with cultural understanding. 

    Adopted:  
    07/07/03

    Revised:    
    05/18/09
    04/12/19
    08/12/19 / End Results (ER) Policies changed to Results (R)

    Monitoring Method: Internal
    Monitoring Frequency: Annually

    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

    A group of Juanita High School seniors at graduation

    Governance Culture

    Formal portraits of the Lake Washington School District Board membersThese policies define how the Board will operate internally and govern itself to add value to the district. These policies address the Board’s own culture, how it will conduct business, and how members will conduct themselves and interact with each other.

    Board Superintendent Relationship

    District superintendent and two board members during board meetingThese policies describe the delegation of authority by the Board to its Superintendent and clarify the relationship between the two. Organizational performance is considered identical to Superintendent performance.

    Operational Expectations

    Results

    Juanita High School graduates after their graduation ceremonyThese policies define the results desired for our students and what they are expected to know and be able to do as a result of their educational experience. Results policies are based on the Lake Washington School District Mission, Vision, Student Profile and Guiding Principles