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Schools emphasize habits that reduce waste during Earth Day

Lake Washington is a recognized leader in sustainability practices and education. Schools around the district encourage students to actively participate in sustainable practices with special events in April to celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

Groundbreaking ceremony at Peter Kirk Elementary School

We are Peter Kirk!” Students sang enthusiastically during the ceremonial groundbreaking for Peter Kirk Elementary School on March 30. The new building will house 690 students and is expected to open in September 2019.

Love the Environment, Ride Your Bike, be Healthy

As Earth Day approaches, Rose Hill Elementary staff, alumni and community members took a moment to honor a former teacher, who was also a strong advocate for protecting our environment. Cass Avery was a teacher at Rose Hill Elementary for over 10 years.

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Interscholastic Athletics

File: IGDJ-R

Interscholastic Athletics — Middle School

    1. Each student who participates in inter-school athletics must have an associated student body card.
    2. Good academic standing is a prerequisite to participation in athletics. If a student is failing in two or more subjects he/she shall not be allowed to participate in interschool athletics unless he/she his/her cleared by the principal.
    3. A middle school player shall be under 17 years of age for track and baseball and under 16 years of age for football and basketball at the beginning of the sport season in which he/she participates.
    4. No student shall be eligible to represent his/her school in interschool athletic competition in a recognized middle school sport unless he/she is at least partially covered by athletic accident insurance.
    5. No student shall be eligible to represent his/her school in middle school athletics unless the student has passed an adequate physical examination, and that in the opinion of the examining physician he/she is fully able to participate in middle school athletics.
    6. In the spring sports, a student shall participate in only one (1) sport. Example: Track; tennis; baseball, after one sport has been completed he/she cannot enter another sport.

Approved:
08/07/67

Revised:
05/07/90
01/26/04
01/02/2013

Student raises hand while teacher talks to class

Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

General School Administration (Reference Code C)

District and school administrators working together

Policies about the school district management, the administrative structure and school building and department administration. Here, you will find the personnel policies that pertain to one the superintendent. See the Personnel section below for all other personnel policies.

Fiscal Management (Reference Code D)

Support Services (Reference Code E)

Facilities Development (Reference Code F)

Personnel (Reference Code G)

School principal and staff members working together in a classroomThe personnel policies are divided in three main subdivisions: topics that pertain to all employees; policies that pertain to professional personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their positions; and policies pertaining to all other personnel.

Negotiations (Reference Code H)

Staff members working together on a laptopThese policies pertain to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.

Instruction (Reference Code I)

Student raises hand while elementary school teacher talks to classPolicies on instructional program: basic programs, special programs, activities programs, instructional resources and academic achievement.

Students (Reference Code J)

A group of diverse students sing during assemblyPolicies concerning students are found here: admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline and health and welfare services. Policies pertaining to the curriculum, instruction of students, and extracurricular programs are in the Instruction section.

School-Community Relations (Reference Code K)

Community volunteer works with elementary school studentPolicies affecting relations with the general public and with community and public agencies except other educational agencies and groups.

Education Agency Relations (Reference Code L)