Three schools in Lake Washington School District were named 2020 Sustaining Green Schools by King County Green Schools in June. Environmental & Adventure School (EAS) qualified for the recognition for the first time this year. The shared campus of Carl Sandburg Elementary and Discovery Community School have earned the recognition for five consecutive years.
During its July 7 meeting, the WIAA Executive Board took action to delay the start of the fall season until September 5 for football and September 7 for all other fall sports.
We would like to take this opportunity to express our admiration and gratitude to our Lake Washington School District grounds team for their effort especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Washington State PTA (WSPTA) recently announced the winners of their student showcase programs. Five Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students won a variety of different awards and scholarships.
Due to rapid enrollment growth, LWSD is adding portables to seven campuses this fall. These projects were planned as part of the 2019 Capital Levy capacity projects and are funded by remaining state construction assistance dollars.
Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students performed very well at this year’s Washington State National History Day (NHD) event. Eight LWSD students in three categories won at the competition held virtually because of the Coronavirus on May 2. You can view the full virtual event on YouTube.
Teacher Appreciation Week runs from May 4-8 this year. Educators across the nation are being recognized in creative ways during the coronavirus pandemic. Staff members at Henry David Thoreau Elementary received one of those creative surprises during their weekly virtual meeting on May 4.
The 50th anniversary of Earth Day will be different than most. Schools won’t be doing their usual Earth Day activities this year. But many schools have been working to achieve or maintain their King County Green Schools status throughout the year.
A big thanks to our nutrition services and transportation staff. Because of their commitment and service, LWSD has served thousands of meals to our students since March 16!
Lauren Jackson, humanities teacher at International Community School, had a thought last June. She had a hunch the school’s new art and literary magazine was special, so she submitted it for an award. Turns out, she was right.
For the first time in the history of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, both Washington state representatives will be from Lake Washington School District (LWSD) this year.
LWSD schools recently honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The all-girls team “Infinity Builders” comprised of students from Lake Washington School District and Northshore School District earned top marks in the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) for Washington.
Students at Horace Mann Elementary and Redmond Middle School recently met with New York Times Best-Selling Author Alan Gratz.
'Tis the Season of Giving in Lake Washington School District (LWSD). Each year schools and district buildings across LWSD think of ways to benefit those most in need during the holiday season.
The lists are out and Lake Washington School District musicians will be major players for this year’s musical honor groups.
Lake Washington School District (LWSD) was one of 35 schools and 14 districts honored on September 25 at the 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools ceremony.
Students and their families are integral to the success of sustainability initiatives in our district. They also played an important role during the Washington Green Strides Tour.
Attendance Awareness Month has wrapped up, but LWSD is focused on keeping students in school all school year long.