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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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    Retirement Programs 

    File: 5510

    Separation by Resignation or Retirement
    Employees who are under contract and intend to separate at the close of the contractual year shall inform the superintendent of such intention in writing as soon as possible after such decision has been made. Those who wish to resign prior to the end of the contractual year shall request a release from their contract from the board.

    Employees not under contract shall give 14 calendar days written notice when resigning.

    An eligible employee who resigns or retires from the school district shall be entitled to terminal leave pay for any unused vacation time accumulated pursuant to district policy.

    The board authorizes the superintendent or designee to express the appreciation of the Lake Washington School District for the years of service that had been rendered by the resigning or retiring employees.

    Reinstatement of Illness, Injury, and Emergency Leave
    Employees who voluntarily resign from employment with the school district, who are not reimbursed for unused leave under the provisions of RCW 28A.58.096, and return to the employment of the district within three years shall be credited with the illness, injury, or emergency leave which they had accumulated at the time of such resignation.

     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    RCW 41.32  
    RCA 41.35 RCW  
    RCW 41.50.150