Winter Olympics – Middle School Style

While most of the world eagerly waits for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to begin tonight, LWSD middle school students are focused on a competition of their own. Inglewood, Evergreen, Finn Hill, Kamiakin and Redmond Middle Schools are competing in the Middle School Winter Olympics throughout February.

Police Chief for a Day – a first grader’s dream come true

Bryce Stubblefield, a first grade student at Twain Elementary School, wants to be a police officer when he grows up. And his dream is about to come true! The City of Kirkland Police Department chose Bryce to be their 2018 Police Chief for a Day.



Interdisciplinary Skills and Attributes

Policy type: End Results
Policy code: ER-3

As a result of our efforts:

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

Accordingly, students will:

Academic Thinking Skills & Strategies

  • Questioning critically and thinking creatively
  • Solving problems effectively
  • Making connections

Communication & Collaboration Skills

  • Offering ideas and making contributions
  • Working well with others
  • Respecting and valuing others

Local & Global Citizenship Skills

  • Exhibiting civic responsibility
  • Maintaining a local perspective
  • Maintaining a global perspective

Personal Attributes

  • Exhibiting a strong work ethic
  • Taking personal responsibility
  • Demonstrating resiliency
  • Maintaining balance

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


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.