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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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    Task Forces

    These groups provide input on major issues or decisions facing the district. They often include a mix of parents, community members, and staff members, such as principals.

    Return to School Task Force - Develops flexible plans for the return to school in 2020-21.

    College & Career Readiness Task Force - Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding options for grades 9-12.

    Dyslexia Advisory - Supports reading for all students

    Long-Term Facilities Task Force - Recommends long-term facilities strategy to the School Board. Report recommendations, accepted by the board in November 2015, became the basis for a planned set of bond measures.

    Multi-Tiered System of Supports - Develops and recommends a Multi-Tiered System of Supports framework for Lake Washington School District. The framework will include evidence-based practices and data-driven decision-making processes to meet the academic and behavioral needs of all students.

    School/Home Communications Task Force - Explores best practices in school communication with families.

    School Start Time Advisory - Reviews potential school start time options, continue to engage stakeholders in input and feedback processes, and will ultimately make a recommendation for school start and dismissal times.