Police Chief for a Day – a first grader’s dream come true

Bryce Stubblefield, a first grade student at Twain Elementary School, wants to be a police officer when he grows up. And his dream is about to come true! The City of Kirkland Police Department chose Bryce to be their 2018 Police Chief for a Day.

Mead gives back to the community and connects families

Mead Elementary PTSA hosted a used book and clothing fair during the week of January 22, and a pancake breakfast on Friday. Students, parents, teachers and community members donated 5,419 books. The fair earned $1,100 for the school and provided teachers with 1,000 books for their classrooms.



Annual Report and District Calendar

Policy type: Executive Limitations
Policy code: EL-4

The CEO shall prepare and publish an annual progress report to the public. The CEO shall also develop a district calendar for the school year that provides for the number of instruction and student contact hours and days determined by the Board and that best meets the instructional needs of students and the professional needs of teachers.

Accordingly, the CEO shall:

  1. Publish an annual report that includes:
    1. Student performance data indicating student progress toward accomplishing the Board's End Results policies.
    2. Information about school district strategies, programs, and operations intended to accomplish the Board's End Results policies.
    3. Revenues, expenditures, and costs of major programs and elements of district operations.
  2. Implement a school district calendar that plans for 180 days of instruction/contact time for students, including provisions for professional needs of teachers and parent-teacher conferences.
  3. Ensure that any change in the calendar, except for emergency closings or other interruptions due to unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances, be preceded by adequate and timely notice to students, parents, and teachers.
  4. Assure the availability of a copy of the calendar for all parents/guardians of students enrolled in district schools.



Monitoring Method: Internal Report
Monitoring Frequency: Annually

Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

LWSD Superintendent reading to a group of students

Governance Process

Board CEO Relationship

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

Executive Limitations

Superintendent reads to a group of elementary school studentsThese policies state the limitations imposed by the Board on the strategies and methods the superintendent and his or her staff may use, as they work to achieve the specified outcomes identified in the Ends Policies. The executive limitations establish the boundaries and operating expectations for staff.

End Results

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