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LWHS capitol visit SB 5171

Students in Lake Washington High School’s AP US Government & Politics classes get first-hand experience in the legislative process. As part of the class, students crafted Senate Bill (SB) 5171, which bans gender-based price discrimination on similar products

Meritorious Budget Award

Award reflects District’s goal of fiscal responsibility

Redmond, Wash. – Lake Washington School District’s (LWSD’s) 2022-23 Budget has earned the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Meritorious Budget Award (MBA). This award promotes and recognizes excellence in budget presentation in school districts. LWSD has received this award six years in a row. LWSD is the only district in the state of Washington to receive this award.

Last day of school remains Friday, June 23

Redmond, Wash. – Lake Washington School District (LWSD) has finalized plans to make up for the one day missed due to the November 30 snow day. The 2022-23 calendar has been modified to reflect this change:  

  • Tuesday, May 30: change from a non-school day to a full day for students

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    LWSD Art Docent Program

    Art Docents are classroom volunteers who teach art lessons to elementary students. The new Lake Washington School District elementary art curriculum and the elementary art docent program complement each other.

    Lake Washington Schools Foundation logo. The Lake Washington Schools Foundation funded the development of elementary art lessons in partnership with LWSD Art Docents. Art Docents can use these resources to provide equitable access to art district-wide.

    The elementary art docent lessons below help LWSD extend and enrich the overall visual arts experience for students in all our elementary schools.

    2021-22 update

    As of October 2021, volunteers can help in Lake Washington School District's elementary classrooms with the art docent program. Please see LWSD's volunteering page for additional information.

    If you are interested in volunteering as a docent, please contact your student's teacher or PTSA to see about art docent opportunities.

    Art Docent workshops

    No workshops are currently planned for the 2020-21 school year.

    Contact Info:
    Stephanie Miller 
    Teaching & Learning Specialist 
    Visual and Performing Arts 

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