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Juanita Elementary Affirmation Mirror

Strong kids begin with strong minds. That's why Jordan McClellion at Juanita Elementary is nurturing her students to see the best in themselves through the "affirmation mirror" station.

Redmond, Wash. - Lake Washington School District is planning three ballot measures for the February 8, 2022 election. The measures are a replacement of the existing Educational Programs and Operations (EP&O) levy, a replacement of the existing School Technology and Capital Levy, and a Building Excellence Capital levy. A recommendation was presented to the Board of Directors on October 4, and they formally approved the levies at their October 18 board meeting.

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    Highly Capable Programs

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    Gifted and Talented Programs 
    In accordance with the philosophy to develop the special abilities of each student, the district shall offer appropriate instructional programs to meet the needs of exceptionally gifted and talented students of school age. The framework for such programs shall encompass, but not be limited to, the following objectives: 

    1. Expansion of academic attainments and intellectual skills, 
    2. Stimulation of intellectual curiosity, independence and responsibility, 
    3. Development of a positive attitude toward self and others, and, 
    4. Development of originality and creativity. 

    The superintendent shall establish procedures consistent with state guidelines for nominating, assessing and selecting children of demonstrated achievement or potential ability in terms of general intellectual ability, academic aptitude and creative or productive thinking. 

    Current practice codified 1988 

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    RCW 28A.185.030  
    WAC 392-170  

    CROSS REF.: