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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.

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    Handling Requests or Complaints

    Policy type: Governance Culture
    Policy code: GC-7-E

    A Board member who receives a request or complaint shall observe the following process.

    7.1    The Board member should hear the request or complaint in order to understand the nature of the issue, including the persons involved, date, place, and action being advocated.

    7.2    If necessary, the Board member should verbally restate the issue to confirm understanding.

    7.3    The Board member should exercise discretion in responding to the complaint or request, never committing the Board or the district to a specific remedy or course of action.

    7.4    Board members should refer parents, employees, and others with complaints directly to the responsible individual closest to the situation and also may inform the Superintendent that they have taken such action.

    7.5    If deemed necessary, the request or complaint should be referred to the Superintendent for appropriate action.

    7.6    If a complaint potentially involves a violation of an Operational Expectations policy by the Superintendent, it should be referred to the Board President for appropriate action.

    {formerly GP-10, Handling Requests or Complaints}

    Adopted:   
    10/24/05

    Revised:   
    09/13/10
    05/21/12
    06/24/19 / Governance Process (GP) Policies changed to Governance Culture (GC)

    Monitoring Method: Board self-assessment
    Monitoring Frequency: Annually

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