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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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    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Mandated Drug and Alcohol Testing Program

    File: 5202

    Drug and Alcohol Testing 
    The district shall adhere to federal law and regulations requiring a drug and alcohol testing program for school bus and commercial vehicle drivers. 

    The Superintendent or designee shall develop regulations for the implementation of this program.
     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 49 2717 Alcohol and controlled substances testing (Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991) 
    CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 49 40 Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs 
    382 Controlled Substance and Alcohol Use and Testing 
    395 Hours of Service of Drivers 

    CONTRACT REFS.: 
    School District Trades Bargaining Council 

    CROSS REF.: