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Norman Rockwell Elementary received a signed copy of the “Freedom From Want” painting from Danny Galieote, a prominent artist who re-created Norman Rockwell paintings to represent the current cultural and social transformation in America today.

Belen Mendoza Molina Mann Elementary

Belen Mendoza Molina had the best all-around score in the nation for her age group in competitive sport stacking. A student from Horace Mann Elementary, she ranked number one in the nation overall at the live-streamed competition and ranked seventh in the nation for all age groups in the all-around female division.

Thoreau third grade book project

In this time of remote learning, Thoreau Elementary teacher Caroline Amundsen inspired her third-grade class to explore their creativity and hone their writing skills. Over the course of the fall, the students learned the fundamentals of writing and spent weeks drafting, revising, editing and illustrating their stories. 

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    Video: Wetlands restoration at Emily Dickinson contributes to LWSD’s national Green Ribbon Award


    The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is among one of only 14 school districts in the U.S. to be given the 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Award.

    Watch this KING 5 story to see an example of the award-winning sustainability efforts that are happening throughout LWSD. The story focuses on the restored wetlands at Emily Dickinson Elementary. For years, students have removed invasive plant species while learning about the important role wetlands play in the ecosystem.

    “Our students and staff are leading by example in their cafeterias and classrooms,” said Dr. Jane Stavem, Superintendent. “With the help of supportive parents and community members, Lake Washington School District is doing its part to protect the environment for students today and in the future.”