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Lake Washington School District jointly with the Lake Washington Education Association are releasing pertinent information and details related to secondary educational offerings for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.  

The District and Association have a shared agreement that secondary students need to be offered access to in-person experiences. Dr. Holmen stated, “We need to ensure that any secondary student who wants an in-person experience is afforded that opportunity.” He went on to say, “Our adolescent youth are experiencing this pandemic in many different ways. We need to be responsive to those needs and be creative in how we address the varying needs across our district.” 

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Lake Washington School District jointly with Lake Washington Education Association are excited to release pertinent details for the second through fifth grades elementary learning model transition to in-person or continued remote learning services. We happily welcomed kindergarten and first grade on February 18. Dr. Jon Holmen, Superintendent stated, “We appreciate the partnership with all stakeholders to successfully transition our Kindergarten and First grade students to their new learning models. We are grateful to be able to provide both in-person and remote learning services for our students.” Dr. Holmen went on to say, “As a District we continue to be committed to the highest of health and safety standards for our students and staff.”

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Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students have always excelled in art and writing, and this year is no different. Thirty-five LWSD students were recognized during this year’s Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Between all the LWSD schools that participated, students earned 10 gold keys, 19 silver keys and 33 honorable mentions.

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    Procedure Recruitment and Selection of Staff

    File: 5000P

    It is the responsibility of the superintendent with the assistance of the administrative staff, to determine the personnel needs of the school system and the individual schools, and to locate suitable candidates to recommend for employment. 

    The search for good teachers and other professional employees shall extend to a wide variety of educational institutions and geographical areas. It shall take into consideration the characteristics of the community and the need for a heterogeneous staff from various cultural backgrounds. 

    Recruitment procedures shall not overlook the talents and potential of individuals already employed by the school system. Any current employee may apply for any position for which he/she has certification and meets other stated requirements. 

    Openings in the schools shall be posted in sufficient time before the position is filled to permit current employees to submit applications. 

    Current practice codified 1988 
     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:

    CONTRACT REFS.: 
    Lake Washington Education Association Agreement, Article XXV 

    CROSS REF.: