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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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    Learning Environment/Treatment of Students

    Policy type: Operational Expectations
    Policy code: OE-10

    The Superintendent shall establish and maintain a learning environment that is safe, respectful, free from unnecessary disruption and conducive to effective learning.

    The Superintendent will:

    10.1    Maintain a collaborative school culture that ensures high expectations and success for all children in all classrooms through equitable and aligned systems and supports.

    10.2    Ensure an inclusive, equitable, welcoming and safe school environment.

    10.3    Ensure that all policies and procedures regarding discipline are collaboratively developed, appropriately communicated to students and parents, and enforced consistently using reasonable judgment. 

    10.4    Appropriately collect, use, and protect confidential student information.

    10.5    Assure that no volunteer has unsupervised contact with students without first clearing reasonable background inquiries and checks.

    The Superintendent may not:

    10.6    Tolerate any behaviors, actions, or attitudes by adults who have contact with students that hinder the academic performance or the well-being of students.

    10.7    Permit unruly behaviors on school property and at school sponsored events by students or by adults that disrupt learning or that are disrespectful or dangerous. 

    {formerly EL-6, Student Learning Environment}
    Adopted:     
    07/07/03

    Revised:     
    01/26/04
    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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