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More than 4,100 distinguished students recognized nationwide

Redmond, Wash. – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced this week that one additional Lake Washington School District (LWSD) student will receive a National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarship:

Kevin Zhang, Nikola Tesla STEM High School - National Merit Purdue University Scholarship 

A group of freshman from Nikola Tesla STEM High School is helping kids with Cerebral Palsy move around a little easier. As part of their end of year project, this team partnered with a program by the name of Go Baby Go

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Dozens of LWSD students earned their way to the 2021 International Career Development Conference (ICDC), which was held virtually in late April and early May. Of that group, about 30 students competed as finalists and two students placed as high as third.

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    Go to Pathway Forward for the latest updates on the 2020-21 school year, return to school and remote learning.

    Reminder: One dose of Tdap vaccine is required by state law to attend middle school and high school. If you have not provided the Tdap immunization information to your middle school or high school student, please do so immediately. View LWSD immunization information.

    Committed to the health and wellness of our students

    Lake Washington School District is committed to the health and wellness of our students. Each school has a registered nurse available to provide a range of services. At the beginning of each year nurses collect student health information to plan for needs during the school day.

    School nurses strive to ensure all students can fully participate in educational programs. This starts with daily attendance and includes being well-rested, well-fed, and ready to learn. Our goal is for all students to be successful in school.

    School Nurses

    Lake Washington School District (LWSD) nurses practice professional nursing and provide school health services designed to:

    • Promote health and safety
    • Intervene with actual and potential problems
    • Provide education and case management services
    • Actively collaborate with students, families, communities, school staff and district employees

    Names and contact information for the nurse at each school are listed below.
    You can contact the nurse at your child’s school by calling the main office.

    Elementary Schools

    Nurse

    Alcott Nancy Johnson
    Audubon Annette Fechenbach
    Baker Jennie Harkestad
    Barton Cindy Carpenter
    Bell Samantha Young
    Blackwell

    Claire Goveia
    Jody Lallas

    Carson Elementary & Preschool Lisa Dermody
    Community Stacey Jones
    Dickinson Elementary Robin Green
    Discovery Karen Walker
    Einstein Elaine Sheppard
    Emerson K-12 Annette Fechenbach
    Explorer Robin Green
    Franklin Annette Fechenbach
    Frost Shaylene Page
    Juanita Cindy Carpenter
    Keller Jessica Gordon
    Kirk Stacey Jones
    Lakeview Stacey Jones
    Mann Cindy Carpenter
    McAuliffe Elementary & Learning Center

    Claire Goveia
    Jody Lallas

    Mead Mihaela Dobre
    Muir Jessica Gordon
    Redmond Marika Brady
    Rockwell Shirly Mittelman
    Rosa Parks Elaine Sheppard
    Rose Hill Shirly Mittelman
    Rush Marika Brady
    Sandburg Karen Walker
    Smith Mihaela Dobre
    Thoreau Jessica Gordon
    Twain Mihaela Dobre
    Wilder Elaine Sheppard

    Secondary Schools

    Nurse

    Eastlake High School Shelley O'Rourke
    Emerson High School and Emerson K-12 Annette Fechenbach
    Environmental Karen Walker
    Evergreen Middle School Robin Green
    Finn Hill Middle School Karen Walker
    Futures School Caerissa Fawkes
    Inglewood Middle School Lisa Dermody
    International Community School Stacey Jones
    Juanita High School Caerissa Fawkes
    Kamiakin Middle School Shaylene Page
    Kirkland Middle School Jessica Gordon
    Lake Washington High School Keturah Romer
    Northstar Middle School Annette Fechenbach
    Redmond High School Sally Alfred
    Redmond Middle School Samantha Young
    Renaissance Shelley O'Rourke
    Rose Hill Middle School Shirly Mittelman
    Stella Schola Shirly Mittelman
    Tesla STEM High School Nancy Johnson
    Timberline Middle School Jennie Harkestad

    Additional Programs

    Nurse

    Old Redmond Schoolhouse Preschool Robin Green
    WANIC Karen Walker
    Transition Academy - Kirkland Marika Brady
    Transition Academy - Redmond Marika Brady