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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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    Drug Free Schools Community and Workplace

    File: 5201

    No employee shall unlawfully manufacture, distribute, dispense or use on or in the workplace any narcotic drug, hallucinogenic drug, amphetamine, barbiturate, marijuana or any other controlled substance. 

    "Workplace" is defined to include any school building or any school premises; any school-owned vehicle or any other school-approved vehicle used to transport students to and from school or school activities; off school property during any school-sponsored or school-approved activity, event or function, such as a field trip or athletic event, where students are under the jurisdiction of the school district where work on a federal grant is performed. 

    As a condition of employment, each employee shall notify his or her supervisor of his or her conviction under any criminal drug stature for a violation occurring in the workplace as defined above. Such notification shall be provided no later than five (5) days after such conviction. 

    As a condition of employment each employee shall abide by the terms of the school district policy respecting a drug-free workplace. 

    An employee who violates the terms of this policy may be suspended, discharged, or nonrenewed in accordance with the provisions of board policy and state law. 

    As a condition of eligibility for reinstatement, an employee may be required to satisfactorily complete a drug rehabilitation or treatment program approved by the board, at the employee's expense. Nothing in this policy shall be construed to guarantee reinstatement of any employee who violates this policy, nor does the school district incur any financial obligation for treatment or rehabilitation ordered as a condition of eligibility for reinstatement. 

     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    41 U.S.C. § 8103 Drug Free Workplace Requirements for Federal Grant Recipients 
    21 U.S.C. 812, Controlled Substance Act 
    21 CFR 1300.11-1300.15, Section 112, Ch. 271, Laws of 1989, Crimes and Penalties - Drug offenses within 1000 feet of school - Double fine or imprisonment 

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