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Juanita Elementary Affirmation Mirror

Strong kids begin with strong minds. That's why Jordan McClellion at Juanita Elementary is nurturing her students to see the best in themselves through the "affirmation mirror" station.

Redmond, Wash. - Lake Washington School District is planning three ballot measures for the February 8, 2022 election. The measures are a replacement of the existing Educational Programs and Operations (EP&O) levy, a replacement of the existing School Technology and Capital Levy, and a Building Excellence Capital levy. A recommendation was presented to the Board of Directors on October 4, and they formally approved the levies at their October 18 board meeting.

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    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 16, 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.


    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
    Jennifer Muller, 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.