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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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    Student Transportation Services 

    File: 6600

    The board authorizes the establishment of a transportation department whose purpose is to: 

    1. Provide the necessary, safe, and efficient transportation of children to and from school within the limitations set by statute, 
    2. Provide other necessary transportation services for curricular and extra-curricular activities,
    3. Engage in advance planning through the best possible budget procedures, 
    4. Maintain a fair and equitable system of student discipline, 
    5. Comply with the current transportation regulations of the Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and, 
    6. Authorize the transportation department to manage the criteria for determining acceptable walking and riding conditions. 

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.: 
    RCW 28A.24, generally or 
    RCW 28A.41.505 through or 
    RCW 28A.41.540 or 
    RCW 28A.58.131 
    RCW 28A.58.428 or 
    WAC 180-20, generally or 
    WAC 180-32, generally or 
    WAC 392-141, generally or 
    WAC 392-171-706 

     

    CONTRACT REF.: 
    School District Trades Bargaining Council Agreement, Appendix A