The Family Literacy Night at John Muir Elementary School was a big success. Families were able to enjoy literacy activities like fun tongue twisters, reading tic-tac-toe, a book fair and a book giveaway.
Carson Elementary addition
Construction has been ongoing at a handful of our schools this year. As we wrap up the 2021-22 school year, we would like to provide an update on these projects.
The project at Rachel Carson Elementary that will add a four-classroom addition is moving along.
In April 2019, voters approved a capital construction levy that is providing $120 million in funding, collected over six years. These funds, combined with state construction assistance funds, will provide a total of $144 million. As of March 2021, $73 million has been spent on these levy projects:
On May 4, LWSD closed on a 25-acre property in Redmond, which was formerly owned by Cadman. The site is within King County’s Urban Growth Boundary and adjacent to a growing residential neighborhood.
As growth continues on the Sammamish Plateau, Lake Washington School District is set to begin construction this summer on a four-classroom addition at Rachel Carson Elementary.
Homes around the district received LWSD’s Building on Success progress newsletter in their mailboxes in February. If you missed it, you can view the digital version, which includes these updates:
Drawings and site plans
Location: 1035 244th Ave. N.E., Sammamish, WA 98074
Spaces: 4 classrooms, adds capacity for 92 students
Planned opening: Fall 2022
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