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LWHS Science Labs

Why is slime stretchy? How do chickens flap their wings? 

With these questions in mind, two science classes at Lake Washington High School celebrated the last week of school by setting up lab experiments. The labs also gave students a chance to use the new equipment in two of the school’s 20 new classrooms.

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    Current COVID-19 data for in-person learning in LWSD

    Lake Washington School District takes all positive COVID-19 cases seriously. We have a comprehensive COVID-19 Positive Case Report Response process that includes reporting the case to Public Health, communicating information as needed to affected staff, parents/students (also called close contacts), and implementing our cleaning protocols that includes cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing work spaces as required.

    Data on this website is refreshed weekly.

    Below is data for student/staff case numbers for the
    14-day period from May 29 - June 11

    Estimated number of students and staff on campus1 Total number of New Positive and modified cases in Last 14 Days Number of new positive student cases in last 14 days2 Number of new modified student cases in last 14 Days3 Number of new positive staff cases in last 14 days2 Number of new modified Staff cases in last 14 Days3
    21,435 4 3 1 0 0

    COVID-19 data by building

    Below is data for student/staff case numbers for the 14-day period from May 29 - June 11.

    Please note: Data for Community School, ICS and Emerson K-12 are located in the high school tab.

    1 Estimated number of students receiving in-person instruction plus the estimated number of staff that accessed a district building at least once during the 14-day period.

    A positive case is defined as a staff member or student who was present at work/school during the onset of their illness or presented symptoms at work/school and tested positive for COVID-19.

    A modifed case is defined as a staff member or student who was not present at work/school during the onset of their illness or did not present symptoms at work/school and tested positive for COVID-19.

    Current health and safety data from King County Public Health

    King County schools are listed as moderate risk per the Washington Department of Health K-12 In-Person Learning Provisions Toolkit (formerly called the Decision Tree). These data help us in our planning to know when conditions are such that we can begin to bring back students for in-person learning.
     

    King County Public Health Data 

    Cases per 100,000 residents

    King County Public Health targets cases per 100,000 to be under 25.

    The Washington State Department of Health places school districts in the moderate-risk category when they have ~50-350 cases per 100,000 residents over the last 14 days &
    high-risk when they have > 350 cases per 100,000 residents over the last 14 days.

    62.9

    Updated 6/15/2021

     

    Learn more here: https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/data/key-indicators.aspx

    Data on this page was last updated on 6/16/21.