Lake Washington School District jointly with the Lake Washington Education Association are releasing pertinent information and details related to secondary educational offerings for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.  

The District and Association have a shared agreement that secondary students need to be offered access to in-person experiences. Dr. Holmen stated, “We need to ensure that any secondary student who wants an in-person experience is afforded that opportunity.” He went on to say, “Our adolescent youth are experiencing this pandemic in many different ways. We need to be responsive to those needs and be creative in how we address the varying needs across our district.” 


Lake Washington School District jointly with Lake Washington Education Association are excited to release pertinent details for the second through fifth grades elementary learning model transition to in-person or continued remote learning services. We happily welcomed kindergarten and first grade on February 18. Dr. Jon Holmen, Superintendent stated, “We appreciate the partnership with all stakeholders to successfully transition our Kindergarten and First grade students to their new learning models. We are grateful to be able to provide both in-person and remote learning services for our students.” Dr. Holmen went on to say, “As a District we continue to be committed to the highest of health and safety standards for our students and staff.”

Scholastic Art & Writing Award logo

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students have always excelled in art and writing, and this year is no different. Thirty-five LWSD students were recognized during this year’s Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Between all the LWSD schools that participated, students earned 10 gold keys, 19 silver keys and 33 honorable mentions.



    Student Meals

    Free meals for children ages 1-18

    Student Meals

    Free lunches and breakfasts for the entire week are available through the end of the 2020-21 school year. Meals are available for pickup at select locations and at school for in-person students when they are in school.*

    When picking up meals, the number of meal packs student receives will vary depending on student's learning model:

    • Wednesday pickup is for K-5 in-person students, remote learners and eligible children under 18.
    • Friday pickup is only for remote learners and eligible children under 18.

    Pickup time varies depending on your choice of a Grab & Go location or Limited Meal Delivery location.

    Parents will be allowed to pick up meals for children if they verify on the order form that they will pick up. If parents do not verify on the order form, then children must be present to get a meal.

    Menu available here.

    Wednesday Order Form

    For K-5 in-person students (3-day meal pack) and remote learners and eligible children under 18 (five-day meal pack)*

    Wednesday order form is open Wednesday 2:00 p.m. through Tuesday at noon.

    Friday Order Form

    For remote learners and eligible children under 18 (2-day meal pack)*

    Friday order form is open Friday 2:00 p.m. through Thursday at noon.

    *Key for ordering:

    • All-remote learners and eligible children under 18: Wednesday and Friday order forms and pickup - student receives five-day meal pack on Wednesdays and two-day meal pack on Fridays.
    • In-person: Wednesday order form and pickup - student receives three-day meal pack. Student picks up additional meals when attending school.

    Meal Survey and Information for in-person student meals

    All students attending in-person classes will receive a free breakfast and lunch to take home each day upon dismissal. Please complete the meal survey (by clicking the link above) in Family Access to indicate the type of meals that you prefer your student to receive, or if you want to opt-out of receiving free meals. If you do not fill out the survey, your in-person student will automatically receive a main entrée meal (may contain meat) upon dismissal.

    Pickup locations

    Student meal application: More than a meal

    Funding for free meals runs through the end of the school year. It is strongly encouraged that eligible families complete a meal application which provides more benefits in addition to free or reduced meals.

    Student meal application steps:

    1. Please print the application/aplicación*
    2. Fill it out completely submit application one of these ways:
      • Scan and mail it to, or
      • Return it to your child’s school office, or
      • Drop it off at the Resource Center, 16250 NE 74th St., Redmond, WA, or
      • Mail it to: Business Services, PO Box 97039, Redmond, WA 98052

    *For applications in other languages, please go to the USDA Food and Nutrition Service website.

    Note: Children of parents who qualify for Basic Food, formerly known as food stamps, are automatically enrolled in the free lunch program. For more information, go to


    Call the Nutrition Services office at 425-936-1393 or email

    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

    To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: 

    1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture 
      Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 
      1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
      Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; 
    2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or 
    3. email:

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.