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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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    Communication and Engagement with the Community

    Policy type: Operational Expectations
    Policy code: OE-9

    The Superintendent shall assure that the community is informed about the condition of the district and engaged in defining and supporting its direction.

    The Superintendent will:

    9.1    Assure the timely flow of information, appropriate input, and strategic two-way communication between the district and its communities to build understanding and support for district efforts.  

    9.2    Maintain family engagement that recognizes the developmental needs of our diverse students and ensures active participation of students’ families.

    9.3    Develop connections and strategic partnerships throughout the larger community focused on understanding and contributing to district efforts to help all students achieve defined district Results.

    9.4    Prepare and publish, on behalf of the Board, an annual progress report to the public that includes the following items:

    1. Data indicating student progress toward accomplishing the Board’s Results policies.
    2. Information about school district strategies, programs and operations intended to accomplish the Board’s Results policies.
    3. Information about the district’s financial condition, including revenues, expenditures and costs of major programs.

    {formerly EL-5, Parents and Community}
    Adopted:     
    07/07/03

    Revised:      
    11/19/07
    09/27/10
    11/19/12
    08/12/19 /Executive Limitations (EL) Policies changed to Operational Expectations (OE)

    Monitoring Method: Internal Report
    Monitoring Frequency: Annually

    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors

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