When schools closed in March, the traditional end-of-year band concerts that showcase a year’s worth of practice and progress were effectively canceled. Rose Hill Middle School (RHMS) Band Instructor, Angela Laulainen got creative during the remote learning period and had her students record their parts at home.

Congressional art contest winners

On June 8, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene announced Tesla STEM student, Sophia Xu Ling as winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for Washington’s first congressional district for her watercolor piece titled, “The Suffering of the Great.”



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    How do I learn more about the Highly Capable Programs available to students residing in the Lake Washington School District?

    Who may apply for Highly Capable services?

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    We don’t live in Lake Washington School District but we are thinking of moving. Can we apply?

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