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For the fifth year in a row, the College Board named Lake Washington School District (LWSD) to its Annual AP District Honor Roll. LWSD is one of only 373 public school districts in the United States and Canada and one of four in Washington state to be honored. Lake Washington is one of two districts in the state to be a multi-year recipient of the AP Honor Roll Award.

At its December 3 meeting, Lake Washington School District’s (LWSD) Board of Directors passed Resolution No. 2259 to place a Capital Projects Levy on the April 23, 2019 ballot. This measure, if passed, authorizes a six-year levy totaling $120 million or an average of $20 million per year for six years. 

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    Interdisciplinary Content Knowledge

    Policy type: End Results
    Policy code: ER-2

    Each student will demonstrate his or her highest level of achievement and application of knowledge within a well-rounded, interdisciplinary program of study.

    Accordingly, students will:

    Literacy & Language

    • Write clearly and effectively in English for a variety of audiences and purposes
    • Read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate for both literary and informational texts
    • Understand and apply commonly accepted rules and conventions of the English language
    • Communicate effectively in a language other than English

    Mathematical & Scientific Reasoning

    • Understand and apply mathematical principles and concepts
    • Solve problems, reason, and communicate mathematically
    • Understand and apply scientific principles and concepts
    • Solve problems, reason, and communicate scientifically

    Social Studies

    • Understand U.S. and world geography, history and current events in a global context
    • Understand and evaluate the structure and function of economic systems in the U.S. and the world
    • Understand and evaluate the structure and function of political and governmental systems in the U.S. and the world

    Information & Communication Technology

    • Demonstrate information, communication and media literacy
    • Understand the relationship of technology to productivity and quality of life
    • Present information for a variety of audiences and purposes using a range of Information and Communication Technology tools

    Culture & the Arts

    • Understand and apply the basic concepts of design, music, literature, art, dance and drama
    • Communicate artistically
    • Understand and evaluate the role of religion and philosophies in world events and cultures

    Career Planning & Life Management

    • Demonstrate the necessary skills to locate and evaluate school and career information
    • Develop a future school and/or career plan
    • Understand and apply personal financial literacy and consumerism in a capitalist economic system
    • Develop healthy habits that include physical fitness and emotional well-being
    • Understand and develop entrepreneurial and management skills and strategies

    As specified in the Lake Washington School District Student Profile and articulated through the standards found in the district’s Curriculum and Assessment Framework.

    Adopted:
    07/07/03

    Revised:
    05/18/09

    CROSS REFS.:
    End Results - Exhibit One (ER-1, 2, 3-E1)

    Monitoring Method: Internal
    Monitoring Frequency: Annually

    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

    A group of Juanita High School seniors at graduation

    Governance Process

    Board CEO Relationship

    District superintendent and two board members during board meetingThese policies describe the delegation of authority by the Board to its CEO and clarify the relationship between the two. Organizational performance is considered identical to CEO performance.

    Executive Limitations

    Superintendent reads to a group of elementary school studentsThese policies state the limitations imposed by the Board on the strategies and methods the superintendent and his or her staff may use, as they work to achieve the specified outcomes identified in the Ends Policies. The executive limitations establish the boundaries and operating expectations for staff.

    End Results

    Juanita High School graduates after their graduation ceremonyThese policies define the end results desired for our students and what they are expected to know and be able to do as a result of their educational experience. Ends Results policies are based on the Lake Washington School District Mission, Vision, Student Profile and Guiding Principles.