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Winter Olympics – Middle School Style

While most of the world eagerly waits for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to begin tonight, LWSD middle school students are focused on a competition of their own. Inglewood, Evergreen, Finn Hill, Kamiakin and Redmond Middle Schools are competing in the Middle School Winter Olympics throughout February.

Police Chief for a Day – a kindergartener’s dream come true

Bryce Stubblefield, a first grade student at Twain Elementary School, wants to be a police officer when he grows up. And his dream is about to come true! The City of Kirkland Police Department chose Bryce to be their 2018 Police Chief for a Day.

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AVID

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AVID is a structured college preparatory system that provides direct support for first-generation college-goers. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

Students who take an AVID elective learn:

  • Writing skills
  • Inquiry processes
  • Collaboration techniques
  • Organization tools
  • Critical reading skills

Learn more about AVID in Lake Washington:


Schools with AVID Program in 2017-18:

  • Evergreen Middle School
  • Finn Hill Middle School
  • Kamiakin Middle School
  • Redmond Middle School
  • Rose Hill Middle School
  • Eastlake High School
  • Lake Washington High School
  • Redmond High School