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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.

LWHS Science Labs

Why is slime stretchy? How do chickens flap their wings? 

With these questions in mind, two science classes at Lake Washington High School celebrated the last week of school by setting up lab experiments. The labs also gave students a chance to use the new equipment in two of the school’s 20 new classrooms.

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    Harassment of Staff 

    File: 6513

    The Lake Washington School District recognizes its responsibility to provide a working/ educational environment that is free from all types of discrimination, and harassment, including sexual harassment, bullying, and intimidation as defined in Harassment Policy/ Procedures (6513P). 

    Appropriate consequences for students who violate this policy will be specified in the student code of conduct for each building and district Policy 3241-Student Discipline. Any staff member who has been found, after appropriate investigation, to have harassed another employee or student will be subject to disciplinary action and/or discharge, as appropriate pursuant to collective bargaining agreements and state and federal laws. If a certified educator is found to have committed a violation of WAC 181-87, commonly called the Code of Conduct for Professional Educators, OSPI’s Office of Professional Practices may propose disciplinary action on the certificate, up to and including revocation. 

    The superintendent shall provide procedures for receiving and investigating an allegation from any staff member or student subjected to harassment. Procedures for reporting harassment of staff members are found in Policy 6513P. Procedures for allegations of harassment against students are found in Policy 3207P. 

    Current practice codified 1988. 

     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    Sec. 703, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 
    29 CFR § 1604.11 
    34CFR § 104.7 
    RCW 28A.300.285 
    RCW 28A.600.480 
    RCW 28A.640 
    RCW 28A.642 
    RCW 49.60 
    Age Discrimination & Employment Act of 1967 (29 USC. § 623) 
    Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 701, 794) 
    Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. §12101)