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Tesla STEM - Bhowal and Porwal

Two rising seniors from Nikola Tesla STEM High School (Tesla STEM) used mapping to tackle an important issue for a local endangered species. Siddhant Porwal and Druhin Bhowal brought awareness to the Southern Resident Orca Whale (SROW) population decline through state and national ArcGIS mapping competitions.

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    High School Highly Capable Program Services

    High school girls writing during an AP class.

    Advanced Placement exam registration information for 2021-22 school year

    College Board has continued with the fall ordering deadlines. To meet the College Board ordering deadlines, Lake Washington School District students will register for AP exams from September 10 to the end of the last lunch on October 8, 2021. The payment window for all exams will be October 1 through October 30, 2021 (payment window extended). 

    We encourage all students wanting to take May 2022 AP exams to complete the registration and pay for their exams during this registration window. College Board has reinstated the $40 cancellation fee for the 2021-22 school year. 

    For students that may still be deciding in October if they want to take AP exams in May, LWSD is offering a LATE AP Exam Registration window from February 1 through end of last lunch on February 18, 2022. Students who register during the late AP Registration window will incur a $50 per exam late fee in addition to the $98 per exam fee.

    Read more information about the Advanced Placement exam registration.

    Updated 1/19/2022.


    Contact Accelerated Programs

    Phone: 425-936-1238
    Fax: 425-936-1325
    Department email: quest@lwsd.org
    Website: lwsd.org/HCP

    Accelerated Programs Staff
    Becky Kadrmas, Director
    Laura Morgan, Administrative Supervisor
    Amanda Olson, Administrative Professional
    Allyson Dowden, Administrative Professional
    Britt Galen, Accelerated Programs Psychologist
    Crystal Batlle, Instructional Specialist
    Erin Fleshman, Instructional Specialist
    Ryan Smith: Instructional Specialist

    Mailing address:
    Lake Washington School District
    Accelerated Programs Office
    P.O. Box 97039
    Redmond, WA 98073

    Location:
    Lake Washington School District Resource Center
    16250 N.E. 74th Street
    Redmond, WA 98052

    For a complete list of Accelerated Programs staff, please visit the Highly Capable Programs Staff Directory.

    Gifted Education Advisory Council (GEAC)
    Gifted Education Advisory Council is a parent-led committee that supports the gifted education program in Lake Washington School District.