Love the Environment, Ride Your Bike, be Healthy

As Earth Day approaches, Rose Hill Elementary staff, alumni and community members took a moment to honor a former teacher, who was also a strong advocate for protecting our environment. Cass Avery was a teacher at Rose Hill Elementary for over 10 years.

School Library Month in LWSD

Throughout April, librarians across the district will hold special events in celebration of School Library Month.



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.