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Schools emphasize habits that reduce waste during Earth Day

Lake Washington is a recognized leader in sustainability practices and education. Schools around the district encourage students to actively participate in sustainable practices with special events in April to celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

Groundbreaking ceremony at Peter Kirk Elementary School

We are Peter Kirk!” Students sang enthusiastically during the ceremonial groundbreaking for Peter Kirk Elementary School on March 30. The new building will house 690 students and is expected to open in September 2019.

Love the Environment, Ride Your Bike, be Healthy

As Earth Day approaches, Rose Hill Elementary staff, alumni and community members took a moment to honor a former teacher, who was also a strong advocate for protecting our environment. Cass Avery was a teacher at Rose Hill Elementary for over 10 years.

School Library Month in LWSD

Throughout April, librarians across the district will hold special events in celebration of School Library Month.

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Gifted Education Advisory Council

The Gifted Education Advisory Council (GEAC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization started in 1989 to support parents, students and educators in the Lake Washington School District highly capable community, including the LWSD Quest program. GEAC works in coordination with the LWSD and the highly capable community, similarly to how a PTSA serves your local neighborhood school.

GEAC membership consists of families in the LWSD highly capable community. The mission of GEAC is to support the unique needs of highly capable students enrolled in the Lake Washington School District. We approach this mission through outreach, enrichment, education and advocacy. Learn more on the GEAC website.