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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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    Personnel Records

    File: 5260

    A personnel file shall be maintained for each certificated employee in the Lake Washington School District and shall contain the job application, any correspondence, pertinent data concerning the employee, and summary evaluation reports. 

    These files shall be kept in locked, fireproof files. 

    Confidentiality of Personnel Records 
    All personnel files shall be kept confidential under the control of the personnel assistant and shall be available for review under procedures prescribed by the administrator of personnel. Those authorized are: 

    1. The individual employee and, subject to his/her consent and knowledge, his/her specifically authorized representative, and 
    2. Those district employees and representatives designated by the superintendent who have a need to review the file in order to assist the performance of the functions of Personnel Services. 

    Employee Records 
    The district personnel office shall maintain current and accurate information on each certificated employee which shall contain, but not be limited to, the following: 

    1. Complete education record and an evaluation of credits upon entering the Lake Washington School District, as backed by official transcripts. 
    2. All credits earned subsequent to employment with the Lake Washington School District and backed by transcripts. 
    3. Degrees earned and dates awarded. 
    4. Educational experience prior to entering the district, including both military and teaching experience. 
    5. Teaching certificate/administrative certificate: number, type, date issued, expiration date, endorsement, if any. 
    6. All administrative credentials, showing type, date earned, and institution granting the credential. 
    7. Immunization record. 

    Salary Card 
    The payroll section shall maintain a payroll record for each certificated employee. These cards shall contain the following salary information for the contract year: 

    1. Annual contract salary 
    2. Additional compensation 
    3. Sick leave days used 
    4. Sick leave accumulated 
    5. All deductions. 

     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    RWC 28A.405.250 
    RCW 42.17.310(1) 
    RCW 49.12.240 through 49.12.246 

    CONTRACT REFS.: 
    Lake Washington Education Association Agreement, Article 17 
    Lake Washington Association of Educational Office Personnel/CPEA-WEA-NEA, Article 3, Local #5 Agreement, Article IV, secs. 3 and 4 and Article V, sec. 3 

    CROSS REF.: