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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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    System of Funds and Accounts

    File: 6020

    Accounting
    The accounting system shall comply with procedures set forth in the Accounting Manual for Public School Districts in the State of Washington and regulations required by the Revised Code of Washington and the Washington Administrative Code.

    Types of Funds

    Expending Funds - Board Approval
    All funds may be expended to the limit of each budget. The board shall approve all employment of personnel, and site purchases. The district shall establish and operate the following funds in accordance with the state laws.

    Depository of Funds
    The county treasurer shall be the ex-officio treasurer of the district as prescribed by law.

    All moneys collected by district employees shall be deposited with the treasurer within twenty-four hours.

    The district may deposit earnings of consenting employees in a bank in Washington State to be distributed to the respective employees' banks by a commercially accepted method on pay day.

    Petty Cash
    Petty cash accounts shall be established for the purpose of making small, immediate purchases. Procedures and controls shall be established by the director of business services.

    Delinquent Accounts Write Off
    The superintendent shall ensure that all avenues of collecting the accounts receivables have been exhausted and then declare them delinquent.

    The board authorizes the superintendent to write off such delinquent accounts.

     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

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