Winter Olympics – Middle School Style

While most of the world eagerly waits for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to begin tonight, LWSD middle school students are focused on a competition of their own. Inglewood, Evergreen, Finn Hill, Kamiakin and Redmond Middle Schools are competing in the Middle School Winter Olympics throughout February.

Police Chief for a Day – a kindergartener’s dream come true

Bryce Stubblefield, a first grade student at Twain Elementary School, wants to be a police officer when he grows up. And his dream is about to come true! The City of Kirkland Police Department chose Bryce to be their 2018 Police Chief for a Day.



Human Services Program

Careers in this program are related to family and consumer services. This includes:

  • Counseling/mental health
  • Early childhood development
  • Personal care
  • Lodging
  • Recreation
  • Amusement/attractions
  • Travel and tourism
  • Teaching/training
  • Restaurant and food/beverage
  • Administration
  • Support services

JHS student reads to elementary school studentsIs this Pathway for you?

  • Are you open-minded when helping others solve problems?
  • Are you self-motivated?
  • Are you interested in helping others?
  • Are you compassionate and empathetic?
  • Do you have a desire for a career in public service?
  • Do you have a desire to understand and implement systems?
  • Do you have an interest in human development and behavior?
  • Do you have a desire to provide justice?

Program Information

LWSD Elective Recommendations

  • Consumer Services Pathway
    • Consumer Life Skills
    • Independent Living
  • Early Childhood Development & Services Pathway
    • Child Development*
    • Child Lab*
    • Child Psychology*
    • Dual Life Skills
  • Family & Community Services Pathway
    • AP® Psychology
    • Psychology
  • Health Informatics Pathway
    • Family Health Education
    • Health*
  • Professional Support Services Pathway
    • American Sign Language*
    • American Sign Language (WANIC)
    • Teaching Academy (WANIC)

  • Recreation, Amusements & Attractions Pathway
    • Event Planning, Hospitality, & Tourism (WANIC)
    • Leadership
  • Restaurants & Food/Beverage Services Pathway
    • Exploring Foods
    • Foods
    • Foods & Culinary Foundations
    • International Foods
    • Culinary Arts*
    • Culinary Arts/Catering*
    • Foods: Farm to Table
    • Gourmet Foods
    • International Foods
    • Prostart
    • Bakery & Pastry Arts (WANIC)
    • Culinary Arts (WANIC)
  • Therapeutic Services Pathway
    • Food Science*
  • Visual Arts Career Pathway
    • Interior Design
* These Courses qualify for CTE Dual Credit

Connecting Career Pathways through Student Leadership

CTSO Options

  • HOSA
  • TSA

Local Leadership Opportunities

  • ASL National Honor Society
  • Culinary Competitions
  • Farmer's Markets
  • Garden Club
  • Healthcare Career Nights
  • Imagine Tomorrow
  • Knowledge Bowl
  • Teen CEO

    Possible Careers to Explore

    • Child, family or school social worker
    • Consumer credit counselor
    • Consumer goods/services retailing representative/buyer
    • Cosmetologist, hairdresser or hairstylist
    • Director of childcare facility
    • Leisure activities counselor
    • Parent educator
    • Personal financial advisor
    • Personal or home care aide
    • Preschool teacher
    • Nutritionist or Dietician
    • Recreation worker
    • School counselor
    • Sociologist
    • Social services worker
    • Teacher
    • And more

    Health Services Program of Study by High School

    CTE Program logo: Education & Training

    CTE Program logo: Health Science

    CTE Program logo: Hospitality & Tourism

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