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.

Police Chief for a Day – a kindergartener’s dream come true

Bryce Stubblefield, a first grade student at Twain Elementary School, wants to be a police officer when he grows up. And his dream is about to come true! The City of Kirkland Police Department chose Bryce to be their 2018 Police Chief for a Day.



Public Conduct on School Property

File: KGB

The board approves the following regulations for the maintenance of public order on its vehicles and on its real property owned, leased, or otherwise used by the school district and for the protection of that property:

  1. No person on school property shall:
    1. Injure or threaten to injure the person of another.
    2. Damage the property of another or of the school district.
    3. Violate any provision of the criminal laws of the State of Washington.
    4. Conduct himself/herself in such manner as to impede, delay, or otherwise interfere with the orderly conduct of the educational program of the school district or any other activity taking place on school property which has been authorized by the Board of Education, superintendent, building principal, or other authorized school district administrator.
    5. Enter upon any portion of school premises at any time for purposes other than those which are lawful and/or authorized by the board.
    6. Willfully violate other rules and regulations adopted by the board and properly publicized, designed to maintain public order on school property.
  2. Violators shall be dealt with as follows:
    1. Students shall be subject to suspension and expulsion pursuant to the provisions of Policy JGD/JGE of the Lake Washington School District or other appropriate penalties as may be determined.
    2. Certificated and classified staff shall be subject to the penalties and procedures provided in board policy and state law.
    3. Any other person on school property may be requested by the appropriate administrator or the building principal or his/her or her agent to register at the proper office stating name, address, and purpose or business on school property. Any such person having no legitimate purpose or business on school property or violating or threatening to violate the above rules relating to the maintenance of public order shall be directed to leave the premises. Should he or she fail or refuse to do so, the local police, state police, or sheriff's department shall be notified and requested to cause his/her or her ejection as a loiterer or trespasser under state law.
  3. The superintendent shall be responsible for enforcement of this policy, and he/she or she may designate other administrative officers to take enforcement action.
  4. In any case where violations of this policy do not cease after reasonable warning and in other cases of willful violation of such directives, the superintendent or designees shall take appropriate action. In addition, the superintendent or designees may request public law enforcement officials and/or the courts for necessary assistance.
  5. Any person defacing, injuring, or destroying property of the Lake Washington School District shall be guilty of a misdemeanor as prescribed in state law.
  6. The school district shall be compensated for any unlawful acts against its property to include:
    1. Cost of material or equipment.
    2. Cost for replacement.
    3. Any labor cost incurred.

Current practice codified 1988


RCW 28A.635.020 and
RCW 28A.635.030
RCW 28A.635.090
RCW 28A.635.100
RCW 42.30.050

Staff Ethics (GBC)
Student Conduct (JFC)

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Foundations and Basic Commitments (Reference Code A)

General School Administration (Reference Code C)

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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)

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Instruction (Reference Code I)

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Students (Reference Code J)

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School-Community Relations (Reference Code K)

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Education Agency Relations (Reference Code L)