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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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    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.: