Rose Hill Middle School Counselor receives Human and Civil Rights Award

Danielle MacDonald, a counselor at Rose Hill Middle School, works hard to make the school inclusive and welcoming for all students and parents. For this hard work, she won the Washington Education Association’s 2018 Human and Civil Rights International Peace and Understanding Award.

Evergreen wins middle school Battle of the Books

Nine middle schools answered 45 questions about 12 books on March 13 during the annual Battle of the Books competition. School librarians organize the event each year. Students from Evergreen Middle School won the competition by two points.



Asset Protection

Policy type: Executive Limitations
Policy code: EL-12

The CEO shall ensure assets be protected, adequately maintained, appropriately used and appropriately risk free.

Accordingly, the CEO shall:

    1. Maintain adequate insurance coverage against theft and casualty losses.
    2. Maintain insurance coverage against liability losses to Board members, staff and the district itself in an amount that is reasonable for school districts of like size.
    3. Ensure that employees who handle district and school funds are bonded.
    4. Protect against negligent exposure of the district, the Board or staff to legal liability.
    5. Protect intellectual property, information, files, equipment and fixed assets from loss or significant damage.
    6. Properly preserve and dispose of all records related to affairs or business of the district.



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.