Winter Olympics – Middle School Style

While most of the world eagerly waits for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to begin tonight, LWSD middle school students are focused on a competition of their own. Inglewood, Evergreen, Finn Hill, Kamiakin and Redmond Middle Schools are competing in the Middle School Winter Olympics throughout February.



Professional Staff Hiring

File: GCD

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.



RCW 28A.04.167 through 28A.04.174
RCW 28A.41.140
RCW 28A.58.099
RCW 28A.67.010 through 28A.67.020
RCW 28A.67.070
RCW 28A.67.074
RCW 28A.67.900
RCW 28A.70, generally
RCW 28A.87,133
RCW 28A.93, generally
WAC 180-16-220(2)
WAC 180-75, generally
WAC 180-77, generally
WAC 180-79, generally
WAC 180-80, generally
WAC 180-84, generally
WAC 180-85, generally
WAC 392-121-115 through
WAC 392-121-129
WAC 392-193, generally

Lake Washington Education Association, Agreement, Article XXIII, secs. 1.2 through 3

Equal Employment Opportunity (GBA)
Staff Health and Safety (GBE)

An elementary school principal and three teachers work together in a classroom

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)