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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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    Recruitment and Selection of Staff

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    The board recognizes that a dynamic and efficient staff dedicated to education is necessary to maintain a constantly improving educational program. The board is interested in its personnel as individuals, and it recognizes its responsibilities for promoting the general welfare of the staff. 

    The board's specific personnel goals are to: 

    1. Recruit, select, employ and train highly qualified certificated and classified personnel. 
    2. Provide staff compensation and benefits programs sufficient to attract and retain qualified employees. 
    3. Provide high quality human relationships to foster maximum staff performance and job satisfaction. 
    4. Provide an efficient, technologically updated personnel department for the main purpose of providing quality service and support as needed. 

    Professional Staff Hiring 
    The Board of Directors shall employ upon the recommendation of the superintendent the necessary persons to carry on the educational, operational, and business affairs of the district in an efficient manner. 

    All personnel shall be employed by a majority vote of the Lake Washington School District Board of Directors. 

    The superintendent or designee shall notify each employee of his/her employment and shall be responsible for completing the employment procedure. The superintendent or designee shall keep accurate records of all employments and records of service. 

     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

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