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For the fifth year in a row, the College Board named Lake Washington School District (LWSD) to its Annual AP District Honor Roll. LWSD is one of only 373 public school districts in the United States and Canada and one of four in Washington state to be honored. Lake Washington is one of two districts in the state to be a multi-year recipient of the AP Honor Roll Award.

At its December 3 meeting, Lake Washington School District’s (LWSD) Board of Directors passed Resolution No. 2259 to place a Capital Projects Levy on the April 23, 2019 ballot. This measure, if passed, authorizes a six-year levy totaling $120 million or an average of $20 million per year for six years. 

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    Immunization, Physical Examination, and Vision/Auditory Screening of Students

    File: JHCA/JHCB

    Immunization
    The district requires all students to present evidence of having been immunized in accordance with state law. The district will exclude students of immunization. Should a parent/guardian wish to exercise a medical, personal, or religious exception, appropriate documentation must be provided to the district as referenced in JHCA/JHCB-R.

    Physical Examinations
    The District encourages families to access medical care for the prevention and treatment of illnesses which can prevent students from fully accessing educational opportunities.

    1. Parents of preschool children shall be encouraged to arrange for medical and dental examinations of their child prior to kindergarten entrance.

    Prior to entry in the sixth grade, ninth grade, or as a student new to the school district, it is recommended that all students arrange for a physical evaluation.

    Vision and Hearing Screening
    The district shall conduct vision and hearing screening for students in K-5 and 7 in accordance with state law.

    Adopted:
    06/05/67

    Revised:
    03/15/76
    05/07/90
    10/05/98
    10/05/15

    LEGAL REFS.:
    RCW 28A.31.030 through 28A.31.142
    WAC 180-38, generally
    WAC 246-760
    WAC 248-100-163
    WAC 392-182, generally

    CROSS REFS.:
    Interscholastic Athletics (IGDJ)
    School Admissions (JEC)
    Student Suspensions/Expulsions (JGD-R)
    Immunization, Physical Examinations, and Vision/Auditory Screening of Students (regulation)(JHCA-R/JHCB-R)
    Administering Medicines to Students (JHCD-R)

    A group of students sing at an assembly

    Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

    General School Administration (Reference Code C)

    District and school administrators working together

    Policies about the school district management, the administrative structure and school building and department administration. Here, you will find the personnel policies that pertain to one the superintendent. See the Personnel section below for all other personnel policies.

    Fiscal Management (Reference Code D)

    Support Services (Reference Code E)

    Facilities Development (Reference Code F)

    Personnel (Reference Code G)

    School principal and staff members working together in a classroomThe personnel policies are divided in three main subdivisions: topics that pertain to all employees; policies that pertain to professional personnel, including administrators, who must hold educational certification by the state to serve in their positions; and policies pertaining to all other personnel.

    Negotiations (Reference Code H)

    Staff members working together on a laptopThese policies pertain to the process of negotiating with staff units recognized by the school board.

    Instruction (Reference Code I)

    Student raises hand while elementary school teacher talks to classPolicies on instructional program: basic programs, special programs, activities programs, instructional resources and academic achievement.

    Students (Reference Code J)

    A group of diverse students sing during assemblyPolicies concerning students are found here: admissions, attendance, rights and responsibilities, conduct, discipline and health and welfare services. Policies pertaining to the curriculum, instruction of students, and extracurricular programs are in the Instruction section.

    School-Community Relations (Reference Code K)

    Community volunteer works with elementary school studentPolicies affecting relations with the general public and with community and public agencies except other educational agencies and groups.

    Education Agency Relations (Reference Code L)