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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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    Special Use of School Busses

    File: 6620

    Special Education Transportation to Out-of-District Facilities 
    The board authorizes the transportation of children to out of district facilities only when the Lake Washington Schools cannot provide the specific education service. Reasonable requests for such transportation shall be made to the transportation department through the Special Services Department. Requests shall be honored under the following conditions. 

    1. That the education service in question has been approved by the Lake Washington School District. 
    2. That the Lake Washington School District retains the right to determine the mode of transportation and reimbursement regulations. 
    3. If, in the judgment of the Lake Washington School District personnel, services for a child do exist within the Lake Washington District, and those services are refused by the parent, no transportation assistance shall be provided by the district. 

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.: 
    RCW 28A.160.040 through 28A.160.120 
    WAC 180-20-105 through 180-20-106 

     

    CONTRACT REF.: 
    School District Trades Bargaining Council Agreement, Appendix A, Sections. 1.7 through 1.9