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First day of preschool 2020

Building updated as part of 2016 bond passed by voters

Redmond, Wash. – Staff cheered Monday, September 14, as the first preschool student walked confidently into the Early Learning Center at Old Redmond Schoolhouse. It is the first time in more than 20 years that Lake Washington School District (LWSD) has held classes in the building. 

 

Ben Rush Green Team

Three schools in Lake Washington School District were named 2020 Sustaining Green Schools by King County Green Schools in June. Environmental & Adventure School (EAS) qualified for the recognition for the first time this year. The shared campus of Carl Sandburg Elementary and Discovery Community School have earned the recognition for five consecutive years.

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    High School Graduation Requirements

    File: 2410

    It shall be the duty of the superintendent to recommend to the Board of Directors standards for graduation from high school that comply with statutory and State Board of Education requirements. 

    Commencement and Baccalaureate Exercises 
    Commencement exercises shall be free from sectarian influence. Cultural traditions such as invocation and benediction observances inherent in such exercises may be honored in the spirit of accommodation. 

    The district shall not sponsor a baccalaureate service. Parents and/or outside groups may elect to sponsor such a service without any promotion through the school. Staff and student participation shall be voluntary. If school facilities are used, they may be rented by the sponsoring body. 

    To be eligible to participate in commencement exercises, students shall meet all state and district requirements for graduation. 

    Early Graduation  
    Specific regulations and procedures for permitting exceptionally able students to complete their high school education in less than three years shall be developed by the administration and approved by the board. A student who graduates early must complete all requirements of the State Board of Education and this board.

     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    RCW 28A.230.090  
    RCW 28A.230.097  
    RCW 28A.230.120  
    RCW 28A.230.122  
    RCW 28A.600.300-400  
    RCW 28A.635.060  
    WAC 180-51  
    WAC 392-121-182  
    WAC 392-169  
    WAC 392-348  
    WAC 392-410  
    WAC 392-410-350  
    WAC 392-415-070  

    CROSS REF.: