LWSD bus driver puts students first during smoke scare

Wade Minor, Lake Washington School District bus driver, acted quickly when smoke appeared in the back of the bus. Minor was transporting approx. 20 students when a mechanical issue forced him to pull over the afternoon of Sept. 6.

Happy First Day!

Staff at Rose Hill Elementary were excited to welcome students and parents back this morning.



    Smith Elementary teacher named Symetra Hero in the Classroom

    Third-grade teacher Cara Byrne thought she was attending a staff meeting on Oct. 25. The Samantha Smith Elementary School teacher was surprised to learn she is one of 16 Symetra Heroes in the Classroom during the 2017 NFL season. “I love to learn, so being a teacher is a great way to embrace learning every single day,” she said.

    Symetra and the Seahawks will recognize her during a Seahawks game (in her custom jersey), where she will be an honored guest. The award comes with a $2,000 donation to Smith Elementary in Byrne’s honor.