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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.

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School/District Communications Advisory

Committee Purpose:
The School/District Communications Advisory group brings together district communications department staff members with individuals doing communications for schools and PTSAs to share information and best practices.

Connection to Strategic Goal:
Goal 5: Engage our communities

Responsibilities:
The School / District Communications Advisory provides informal feedback to the district communications department around districtwide communications efforts and tools. It enables those working in communications at the school level to share with peers what is working and where they are having challenges.

Meetings:
Three times per year.

Members:
District communications department members, school webmasters, school PTSA Communications VPs, school newsletter editors, all those engaging in mass communication at the school level.