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During its July 13 School Board Meeting, Lake Washington School District Superintendent, Dr. Jon Holmen, removed “Rebels” as the Juanita High School mascot. Dr. Matt Livingston, Director of Secondary Education and Juanita High School Principal, Kelly Clapp, will now begin the process outlined in Policy 6970 to select a new mascot.

Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd. We say their names not because they are the only three. They are three of many whose lives were taken and sadly, their names are now part of our history as a country that should be better because of the promise that was put forth that all people are created equal.

Lake Washington School District Community:

Over the past week we have watched events unfold across our country that reflect the anger and outrage that has once again been sparked by a senseless and horrific death.

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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