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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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    Procedure School Bus Safety Program

    File: 6630P

    Emergencies 
    The transportation supervisor shall review the contents of the School Bus Driver's Handbooks (SPI and district) with each driver prior to the beginning of each school year. Each driver, in turn, is expected to follow the procedure as outlined in the handbook. 


    In the event of an accident, the driver shall make contact with the transportation supervisor who shall: 

    1. Determine the nature of the accident, 
    2. Contact emergency services if there is reason to believe that there are injuries which require immediate attention, 
    3. Contact the State Patrol regarding the accident, 
    4. Advise the superintendent of schools, 
    5. Investigate the accident and gather the names of all students and witnesses, 
    6. Dispatch another bus to transport the students to their destination, and, 
    7. Contact the parent(s) or guardian(s) of any students who are injured. 

    To facilitate the responsibilities assigned to the transportation department, the supervisor, in cooperation with the building principals, will compile a list of students, including addresses and phone numbers, that are authorized to ride each bus route. 

    Adopted:
    09/01/19