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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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Standing Committees

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

Community Tech Advisory Committee (CTAC) - An informal forum for community members to learn about initiatives and to provide feedback to the district as it develops and implements technology.

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.

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.