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Redmond, Wash. – On April 30, 2020, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) sold a total of $118.85 million of tax-exempt refunding bonds, which will refinance $134 million of its existing debt, to take advantage of lower market interest rates. The refinancing will save the District’s taxpayers more than $18.6 million over the next nine years.

Redmond, Wash. – The State Board of Education (SBE), the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), and the Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) have identified 391 schools statewide to receive recognition. Schools in Washington stand out for closing gaps, showing growth, and demonstrating achievement according to new data released by the state.

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    The LWSD Business Services department oversees the district’s financial, business, and other related services. The department ensures the district’s overall financial integrity and stability through the development of annual and multi-year budgets. Additionally, Business Services is responsible for enrollment and staffing projections and allocations, nutrition services, purchasing and procurement, accounting and payroll, and warehousing and asset management.

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    Barbara Posthumus
    Associate Superintendent
    Business and Support Services
    bposthumus@lwsd.org
    425-936-1211

    Business Services

    Accounting
    Margo Allen, Manager
    marallen@lwsd.org
    425-936-1478

    Budget & Fiscal
    Lynne Pyke, Manager
    lpyke@lwsd.org
    425-936-1278

    Nutrition Services
    Darrin Helfrecht, Director
    c-dhelfrecht@lwsd.org
    425-936-1393

    Payroll and Benefits
    Alyce Bredehoeft, Manager
    abredehoeft@lwsd.org
    425-936-1234

    Purchasing
    Wendy Kessler, Manager
    wjohnsonkessler@lwsd.org
    425-936-1423