Tesla STEM - Bhowal and Porwal

Two rising seniors from Nikola Tesla STEM High School (Tesla STEM) used mapping to tackle an important issue for a local endangered species. Siddhant Porwal and Druhin Bhowal brought awareness to the Southern Resident Orca Whale (SROW) population decline through state and national ArcGIS mapping competitions.

Leading the way – Redmond High student selected as national student leader

A student at Redmond High School will be gaining practical work and life experience through a paid internship. Conan Lu, class of 2022, was selected as a Bank of America Student Leader. He is one of only 300 students across the country selected for this honor and just one of seven from Washington state.

Holocaust art contest

Nearly 600 students in Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska put together inspiring work at this year’s Holocaust Center for Humanity (HCH) contest. Out of all those entries, four Nikola Tesla STEM High School students placed in the top three. This year’s “Celebrating Life: 2022 Holocaust Writing, Art, and Film Contest,” put on by HCH, challenges students to explore the history and stories of the Holocaust. 



    LWSD students named to USA Cycling National Team

    2022 USA Cycling National Team

    Emma Artz, senior at Juanita High School and Jack Spranger, senior at Eastlake High School were recently named to the 2022 USA Cycling National Team. Emma Artz competes in Mountain Bike Downhill while Jack Spranger competes in both Cyclocross and Mountain Bike Cross-Country. The students are two of only 98 cyclists named to the National Team.

    According to the USA Cycling website: “The USA Cycling National Team exists to recognize and support cyclists who represent the United States of America at the highest level of the sport… The team is made up of 49 women and 49 men, 16 current and former World Champions, and 25 Olympians that collectively hold six Olympic medals.”

    Congratulations Emma and Jack!