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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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    Nondiscrimination

    File: 3210

    The Lake Washington Schools are established to educate each student in a way that gives the best promise for full realization of his / her potential. The district shall provide equal educational opportunities without regard to race; color; religion; age; sex; marital status; national origin; sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity; honorably discharged veteran or military status; the presence of any sensory, physical or mental disability; or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability. 

    Equal Rights and Opportunity 

    The District shall provide for all students grades K - 12, an equal opportunity to participate in all district education programs, activities, and opportunities including, but not limited to, counseling and guidance, recreational and athletic activities, access to course offerings, textbooks, and instructional materials.  Lake Washington School District also shall not discriminate between married and unmarried students. A pregnant student shall be permitted to attend classes. 
     
    Further, in compliance with all civil rights laws, the district shall make available to all persons the opportunity to participate in all vocational education programs and activities. 
     

    Adopted:
    09/01/19

    LEGAL REFS.:
    RCW 28A.640  
    RCW 28A.642  
    RCW 49.60 
    WAC 392-190-020  
    WAC 392-190-060  
    WAC 392-400-215  
    20 U.S.C. § 7905 Boy Scouts of American Equal Access Act 
    42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213 Americans with Disabilities Act 

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