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Schools emphasize habits that reduce waste during Earth Day

Lake Washington is a recognized leader in sustainability practices and education. Schools around the district encourage students to actively participate in sustainable practices with special events in April to celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

Groundbreaking ceremony at Peter Kirk Elementary School

We are Peter Kirk!” Students sang enthusiastically during the ceremonial groundbreaking for Peter Kirk Elementary School on March 30. The new building will house 690 students and is expected to open in September 2019.

Love the Environment, Ride Your Bike, be Healthy

As Earth Day approaches, Rose Hill Elementary staff, alumni and community members took a moment to honor a former teacher, who was also a strong advocate for protecting our environment. Cass Avery was a teacher at Rose Hill Elementary for over 10 years.

School Library Month in LWSD

Throughout April, librarians across the district will hold special events in celebration of School Library Month.

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Student Services

International Community School counselor working with student

Lake Washington School District provides programs and services to support student academic success, safety and social-emotional well-being. District and school staff work to prevent issues related student harassment, intimidation and bullying, support students facing those and other difficult situations, and provide disciplinary action when needed. Counseling, athletic and activity, attendance, drug and alcohol prevention and intervention programs are also used throughout the district to support students’ well-being.

2017-18 LWSD Student Rights & Responsibilities

Learn about efforts to prevent harassment, bullying and intimidation in LWSD
View resources to help when discussing harassment, intimidation and bullying with your children.

Commitment to safe and inclusive learning environments
Lake Washington School District has a long-standing commitment to ensuring that our schools are safe, welcoming, and inclusive learning environments.

Attendance matters to academic performance
View tips to support regular attendance.

Healthy Youth Survey gathers information on student behaviors and risk
View results of the Healthy Youth Survey, which is given to students in grades six, eight, ten and twelve every two years.


Contact Us

Matt Gillingham
Director, Student Services
mgillingham@lwsd.org
425-936-1289

For more information, please contact your child's counselor or the school's counseling office.