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Redmond, Wash. – The Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Board of Directors has selected Dr. Jon Holmen to be the next Lake Washington School District Superintendent. They announced their decision on Monday, March 23, 2020.

Redmond, Wash. – The Lake Washington School District has been following guidance from Public Health in an effort to stay open as long as possible. In light of the current information shared today by our elected officials, we believe it is time to plan for alternative ways to serve our community and families. 

In collaboration with our School Board of Directors and our Lake Washington Education Association, we have made the decision to close all schools from March 12 through March 27, and re-evaluate any further closures during that time. 

In light of today’s news about a King County resident’s death related to the Coronavirus (or COVID-19), and that additional cases are anticipated, we wanted to reach out to share what Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is doing to monitor and prepare for a potential increase in frequency of the Coronavirus in our schools.  

Lake Washington School District has finalized plans to make up for the days and time missed due to the January snow events. The 2019-20 calendar has been modified to reflect the changes.

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    Health Services

    Nurse smiling up at student in the health room

    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
    Carson Elementary & Preschool Lisa Dermody
    Community Stacey Jones
    Dickinson Elementary & Preschool Robin Green
    Discovery Karen Walker
    Einstein Elaine Sheppard
    Emerson K-12 Annette Fechenbach
    Explorer Robin Green
    Franklin Annette Fechenbach
    Frost Shelley O'Rourke
    Juanita Cindy Carpenter
    Keller Jessica Gordon
    Kirk Stacey Jones
    Lakeview Stacey Jones
    Mann Cindy Carpenter
    McAuliffe Elementary & Learning Center Claire Goveia
    Mead Mihaela Dobre
    Muir Jessica Gordon
    Redmond Marika Brady
    Rockwell Gretchen Paulovich
    Rosa Parks Elaine Sheppard
    Rose Hill Amber Melland Wilson
    Rush Marika Brady
    Sandburg Karen Walker
    Smith Mihaela Dobre
    Thoreau Jessica Gordon
    Twain Amber Melland Wilson
    Wilder Elaine Sheppard

    Secondary Schools

    Nurse

    Eastlake High School Jennifer Swisa
    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 Shelley O'Rourke
    Kirkland Middle School Amber Melland Wilson
    Lake Washington High School Keturah Romer
    Northstar Middle School Annette Fechenbach
    Redmond High School Sally Alfred
    Redmond Middle School Samantha Young
    Renaissance Jennifer Swisa
    Rose Hill Middle School Gretchen Paulovich
    Stella Schola Gretchen Paulovich
    Tesla STEM High School Nancy Johnson
    Timberline Middle School Jennie Harkestad

    Additional Programs

    Nurse

    WANIC Karen Walker
    Transition Academy - Kirkland Marika Brady
    Transition Academy - Redmond Marika Brady