Teacher Appreciation

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! We want to recognize and honor all our outstanding teachers who are the heart and soul of education. Thank you, teachers, for working hard each and every day to elevate our students to become successful in school and beyond. We celebrate you today and every day!

One of just 50 schools across the country with this distinction

Redmond, Wash. – Ella Baker Elementary in Redmond has been recognized as a National School of Character. This is the first time a school from Washington state has been recognized with this award. The recognition comes from, an organization dedicated to empowering people of all ages to practice and model core values.



    Contests for Students

    File: IGDH-R

    The associate superintendent or designee shall approve all contests for students in which the district may participate. The following guidelines are to be used in approving any contest.

    Contests should be:

      1. Supplemental to the school program,
      2. Beneficial to youth in educational, civic, social, and cultural development,
      3. Dependent solely upon the talents and efforts of the individual student participant,
      4. Free of any commercial or sectarian influence,
      5. Free of discrimination because of race, color, or creed, handicapped affirmation action statement.



    Student raises hand while teacher talks to class