Today, October 12, is Indigenous People’s Day. Staff and students in the Eastside Native American Education Program (ENAEP) are honoring the first inhabitants in the United States by acknowledging and commemorating their contributions, history and culture.
Twain Elementary addition
The district completed a Limited General Obligation bond sale in May 2020 for $75 million in order to front-fund the these critical capacity projects. Bonds will be paid back with the levy proceeds that are collected over the next six years. Program spending picked up over the summer as the LWHS addition was completed; elementary exterior cameras were installed; and elementary additions and entry control projects began. Of the total planned expenditures of $144 million, $33 million has been spent.
Construction began this summer on additions at Benjamin Franklin Elementary, Rose Hill Elementary and Mark Twain Elementary in Kirkland...
This summer, construction will begin at Mark Twain Elementary. Watch this slideshow to learn more about what you can expect in the coming weeks and months.
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Construction at Ben Franklin Elementary, Mark Twain Elementary and Rose Hill Elementary is scheduled to begin this summer. The three schools are receiving classroom additions funded by the 2019 Capital Projects Levy.
Updated construction schedules, designs and supply routes will be posted on each school’s project page later this month.
Construction at Rachel Carson Elementary will begin in 2021.
On April 30, 2020, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) sold a total of $118.85 million of tax-exempt refunding bonds, which will refinance $134 million of its existing debt, to take advantage of lower market interest rates. The refinancing will save the district’s taxpayers more than $18.6 million over the next nine years.
Location: 9525 130th Ave N.E., Kirkland, WA 98033
Spaces: 4 classrooms, adds capacity for 92 students
Planned opening: Fall 2021
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