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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 first grader’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.

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Replacement Educational Programs & Operations (EP&O) Levy

Proposition 1
  • We want to ensure our students have access to staff, programs, and course offerings to be successful and graduate future ready
  • The Educational Programs & Operations levy funds program and operations needs not funded by the state
  • The levy expires every four years
  • The 2018 levy replaces the expiring levy and decreases the tax rate

What is funded?

CategoryItems Funded
Staffing for Programs, Safety & Security
  • Certificated and classified staff for Special Education, Highly Capable and English Learner programs
  • Substitutes
  • Nurses
  • Health room staff, campus security staff
  • Transportation staff
Professional Learning
  • New Teacher Support Program
  • Five (5) professional learning days in August
  • Training, workshops, in-service, professional fund, professional learning
Athletics & Extracurricular Activities
  • Athletic Directors
  • Coaches
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Athletic Advisors
Additional Course Offerings
  • 7-period high school day to support 24-credit graduation requirement
  • Summer learning programs
Early Learning
  • Head Start, Ready Start and Special Education preschool
Average annual amount per year$63.5 million

Replaces an expiring levy with a $0.23 per thousand AV tax rate decrease.

Total Cost = $1.03 per thousand of assessed value