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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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    District Equity Team

    The District Equity Team is made up of various LWSD Staff members from across roles and schools, community members, and parent/family members. The team meets once per month.

    Equity Team Purpose

    To enhance and improve the district’s efforts to ensure academic success for all students by closing opportunity gaps for students and providing equitable and inclusive working and learning environments for all students, families, staff and communities.

    Connection to Strategic Priorities

    • SUCCESS: We set high expectations and provide support to help students and staff grow every year.
    • WELL-BEING: We create safe, welcoming, and inclusive places to learn for students and staff.
    • ENGAGEMENT: We engage students, families, and community partners to improve student outcomes and build trust.
    • INNOVATION: We encourage new ideas that embrace creativity and reimagine teaching and learning.
    • EXCELLENCE: We ensure organizational responsibility through the effective use of resources and systems that align with district values and strategic priorities.
    • INNOVATION: We encourage new ideas that embrace creativity and reimagine teaching and learning.
    • EQUITY: We increase equitable outcomes by addressing barriers to engagement and success.

    Responsibilities

    To advise, provide input, and help prioritize the district-wide equity efforts

    Meetings

    Approximately once a month

     

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