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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.

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    Buses used in the district's transportation program shall be in safe and legal operating condition. Bus maintenance services may be purchased jointly with other school districts or with private schools. The district may allow a private school to purchase such services. All buses shall be inspected by the Washington State Patrol once each year. Any bus receiving a major repair shall be inspected in the same manner as a new bus, with emphasis on mechanical safety. No bus shall be operated with regrooved, recapped or retreaded tires on the front wheels. Bus drivers shall inspect their buses in the manner prescribed in the School Bus Driver Handbook (SPI). 

    Current practice codified 1988 

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.: 
    RCW 46.32.010(1) 
    RCW 28A.58.107 
    WAC 392-142, generally 
    WAC 392-142, generally 
    WAC 392-143, generally 
    WAC 392-145-020 through -030