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LWSD middle school band program

Lake Washington School District has a strong and active middle school band program, with classes for everyone from beginners to students with years of experience.

LWHS Dance Team

Dance teams from Eastlake High School (EHS), Lake Washington High School (LWHS) and Redmond High School (RHS) scored high marks at a December dance competition.

LWHS topping out

The last steel beam for Lake Washington High School’s classroom addition was placed during a topping out ceremony on December 4. The last beam is traditionally accompanied by an American flag and an evergreen branch. 

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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.: