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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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    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

    Contact us

    Pablo Ortega
    Director of Equity & Family Engagement
    425-936-1398