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During its July 13 School Board Meeting, Lake Washington School District Superintendent, Dr. Jon Holmen, removed “Rebels” as the Juanita High School mascot. Dr. Matt Livingston, Director of Secondary Education and Juanita High School Principal, Kelly Clapp, will now begin the process outlined in Policy 6970 to select a new mascot.

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    Lake Washington School District Board of Directors Names New President, Vice President and Legislative Representative


    Board Reorganizes Once Per Year

    Redmond, Wash. – The Lake Washington School District Board of Directors named a new President, Vice President and Legislative Representative during their regular board meeting on Monday, June 22, 2020.

    • Eric Laliberte (Director, District One) will now serve as the Board President, replacing Siri Bliesner, who had been president for the past two years. 
    • Mark Stuart (Director, District Four) will continue as the Board Vice President. 
    • Cassandra Sage (Director, District Three) will begin serving as the Legislative Representative, a role that was previously filled by Eric Laliberte.

    Board reorganization takes place once per year, at the second School Board Meeting in June. 

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    About Lake Washington: Lake Washington School District is a high-performing public school district serving Kirkland, Redmond, and Sammamish, Washington. It is the second largest district in the state of Washington, with over 31,100 students in 56 schools.