When schools closed in March, the traditional end-of-year band concerts that showcase a year’s worth of practice and progress were effectively canceled. Rose Hill Middle School (RHMS) Band Instructor, Angela Laulainen got creative during the remote learning period and had her students record their parts at home.

Congressional art contest winners

On June 8, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene announced Tesla STEM student, Sophia Xu Ling as winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for Washington’s first congressional district for her watercolor piece titled, “The Suffering of the Great.”



    Changes to Board Meetings and Study Sessions Until Further Notice

    Regular Board meetings will continue to be live-streamed on the LWSD website and posted for viewing within two days, as long as District staff are available to support basic functions of Board meetings. 

    Only items requiring Board actions for the District’s smooth operation will be considered for agenda items.

    Due to current social distancing precautions, all meeting participants will be joining the meeting remotely in alignment with current proclamation issued by Governor Inslee. The board meeting will be livestreamed and viewable on the district website. If community members are unable to live stream the meeting, they may call (425) 936-2805 or (425) 936-2809/Conference ID:  471683 to listen to the meeting in alignment with the Governor’s proclamation.

    There will be no in-person public comment to ensure social distancing. All public comments should be submitted in writing to by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the Board meeting. 

    In addition, the board meeting schedule is being revised. Study sessions will be limited during this time and updates on the district closure due to the coronavirus will be provided during the regular board meetings. All meetings will be held at 5:00 p.m.

    Members of the public will be able to provide comment in advance of the meeting by email at or by phone at 425-936-1257. Questions and comments must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the regular Board meeting.

    Please limit phone messages to 3 minutes and the length of the public comment by email to about 300 words. These public comments will be included in the Board meeting.  

    You are always welcome to email any individual Board member or the entire Board at any time outside of public comment at ( 

    Changes to Study Sessions

    Study Sessions and Special Board Meetings will be recorded/live-streamed for the duration of school closures to follow the requirements of social distancing as long as there is staff available to support basic meeting functions.