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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.

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    Paraeducators

    Lake Washington School District is currently hiring paraeducators.

    Paraeducators make an important difference in the lives of our students.

    Paraeducator responsibilities include:

    • Individual and small-group instructional support for students who have physical, behavioral or medical needs
    • Encouraging and helping students working on assignments and projects
    • Helping students develop living and behavioral skills
    • Supervising and assisting students in classrooms, the library, resource rooms, self-contained classrooms, playgrounds, etc.
    • Supporting students’ health care needs
    • Click this link for a complete job description

    Why become a Paraeducator?

    • Support and coach students, and make a lasting difference in their lives
    • Form strong relationships with students, teachers and families
    • Work in a supportive team environment
    • Earn competitive pay, contributions to Washington State’s retirement system and benefits (for employees working 4+ hours a day)

    Which schools have Paraeducator openings?

    • LWSD currently has Paraeducator openings in elementary, middle and high schools
    • For a complete list of open positions and to apply, see the online application system

    What qualifications are required to become a Paraeducator?

    • Washington State requires Paraeducators to have ONE of the following:
    • Haven't met one of requirements above?

       

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