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The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Board of Directors has selected Dr. Jane Stavem to be the next Lake Washington School District Superintendent. From an impressive pool of applicants, Dr. Stavem emerged as the top choice to lead the district.

The Lake Washington School District Board of Directors interviewed five semifinalists in the Superintendent Search process on Friday, June 22. As a result, the Board has selected three finalists to advance in the process.

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    Replacement Capital Projects Levy

    Proposition 2

    • We want to ensure our students have safe school facilities and access to technology for learning.
    • The capital projects levy funds critical facility and technology needs not funded by the state.
    • The levy is on a four-year replacement cycle.
    • The 2018 levy replaces the expiring levy with no tax rate increase.

    Facility Needs

    CategoryItem Funded
    Building & System Improvements
    • Heating, ventilation, water, lighting
    • Roofing, insulation
    • Flooring, door locks, paint
    Site Improvements, including Athletic & Play Fields
    • Walkways, parking, drainage, parking/site lighting
    • Stadium turf, all-weather fields, tennis courts, tracks
    • Bleachers, storage, fencing, signage
    School & Program Improvements
    • Portables
    • Learning space configuration
    • Lifecycle playground equipment
    Code, Compliance, Health & Safety
    • Fire alarms
    • Lockdown hardware/window treatment systems
    • ADA access, site access, vehicle flow, student drop off/pick up access
    Average annual amount per year$13.15 million

    Technology Needs

    CategoryItem Funded
    Technology Infrastructure & Support
    • Network security, servers, cloud storage
    • Operating systems, phone/voice systems
    Equipment
    Instructional Software & Support Systems
    • Instructional software
    • Library databases
    • Learning management systems
    Business & Technology Systems
    • Student information system
    • Family/home and community communication systems
    • HR/personnel systems
    • Nutrition/food services systems
    • Data analytics
    Technology Training & Professional Development
    • Staff training
    • Professional learning/technology integration
    Average annual amount per year$23.6 million

    Replaces an expiring levy with no tax rate increase.
    Total Cost = $0.59 per thousand of assessed value