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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.

Saidhruv Chittamuri & Paige Stime-perfect ACT scores

A student from Redmond High School (RHS) and another from Nikola Tesla STEM High School have achieved something that less than one-half of 1% of test takers achieve. Saidhruv Chittamuri, senior at RHS, and Paige Stime, senior at Tesla STEM, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36.

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    Teen Startup Challenge

    2021 LWSD Teen Startup Challenge

    Are you a high school student with an idea for a new product or business? This challenge is for you!

    Completed application packet is due on September 27, 2021 by midnight via email to Kate Atvars, College and Career Readiness Program Specialist.

    Teen Startup

    What is the LWSD Teen Startup Challenge?
    The LWSD Teen Startup Challenge is designed to promote student startup ideas and venture creation. The challenge provides the opportunity for high school students to win prizes and learn from local business leaders. Finalists will present their ideas and business plans and receive invaluable feedback from successful professionals.

    Who can participate?
    The challenge is open to high school students in Lake Washington School District.

    What are the prizes?
    The winning students/teams will be featured at Investor Sharks Northwest, will receive feedback and advice from some of the biggest venture capitalists and angel investors in the Puget Sound Region, and will be awarded prize money from the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce!

    All participants will receive recognition and awards!

    How do I enter?

    1. Complete the application packet by September 27, by midnight, and email completed packet to Kate Atvars (katvars@lwsd.org), College and Career Readiness Program Specialist.
    2. Finalists advancing to the Investment Round will be notified by Monday October 4, 2021. Finalists will prepare and submit a 10-minute presentation/pitch to Kate Atvars by Monday, October 11. Finalists will receive additional details regarding presentation requirements.

    Thank you to our wonderful sponsors and judges!

    Kirkland Chamber of Commerce
    Lee Johnson Auto Family Teen Start Up Challenge Sponsor
    Passport Unlimited