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Press Releases

Creates permanent space for 600 high school students on the east side of the district

Redmond, Wash. – Lake Washington School District (LWSD) has proposed redirecting levy funds from the 2022 Building Excellence Construction Levy. LWSD will hold on construction at Site 59 in Sammamish and will redirect these funds to build additions at Eastlake High School and Redmond High School.

Last day of school remains Friday, June 21

Redmond, Wash. – Lake Washington School District (LWSD) has finalized plans to make up for the two days missed due to the snow days in January (January 17 and January 18). The 2023-24 calendar has been modified to reflect this change:  

  • Friday, May 24: changes from a non-school day to a half day for students*
  • Tuesday, May 28: change from a non-school day to a full day for students 
  • Friday, June 21: remains our last day of school, half-day of school

Highest certification an educator can achieve

Redmond, Wash. – Fifty-four Lake Washington School District educators achieved or maintained their National Board Certification®, as announced by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). Fifteen educators were certified for the first time and 39 educators maintained their certification this year.

Electronic Press Kit

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is located between Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains, to the east of Seattle. Covering 76 square miles, LWSD is the public school district for the cities of Kirkland and Redmond as well as about half of Sammamish. On the north end of the district, some Bothell and Woodinville residents also attend our schools. The district map shows school locations and boundaries.