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During its July 13 School Board Meeting, Lake Washington School District Superintendent, Dr. Jon Holmen, removed “Rebels” as the Juanita High School mascot. Dr. Matt Livingston, Director of Secondary Education and Juanita High School Principal, Kelly Clapp, will now begin the process outlined in Policy 6970 to select a new mascot.

Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd. We say their names not because they are the only three. They are three of many whose lives were taken and sadly, their names are now part of our history as a country that should be better because of the promise that was put forth that all people are created equal.

Lake Washington School District Community:

Over the past week we have watched events unfold across our country that reflect the anger and outrage that has once again been sparked by a senseless and horrific death.

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    Standing Committees

    The district has a number of committees that engage community members in providing advice to the district in several different areas.

    Community Truancy Boards - Help families address obstacles that prevent students from attending school.

    Design and Construction Advisory Committee - Provides industry expert advice on new school design.

    District Equity Team – To advise, provide input, and help prioritize the district’s equity efforts focused on closing opportunity gaps and ensuring equitable and inclusive working and learning environments for all students, families, staff and communities.

    Facility Advisory Committee – Makes recommendations for future facility planning, informed by enrollment trends, community expectations and district programs.

    Instructional Materials Committee - Recommends instructional materials to the board of directors.

    School/District Communications Advisory - Brings together district communications staff with individuals doing communications for schools and PTSAs.