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Lake Washington School District jointly with Lake Washington Education Association are excited to release pertinent details for the second through fifth grades elementary learning model transition to in-person or continued remote learning services. We happily welcomed kindergarten and first grade on February 18. Dr. Jon Holmen, Superintendent stated, “We appreciate the partnership with all stakeholders to successfully transition our Kindergarten and First grade students to their new learning models. We are grateful to be able to provide both in-person and remote learning services for our students.” Dr. Holmen went on to say, “As a District we continue to be committed to the highest of health and safety standards for our students and staff.”

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Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students have always excelled in art and writing, and this year is no different. Thirty-five LWSD students were recognized during this year’s Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Between all the LWSD schools that participated, students earned 10 gold keys, 19 silver keys and 33 honorable mentions.

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    Lake Washington School District is home to families with origins from around the globe. With hundreds of languages spoken in the homes of our students, communication between school and home can easily become a barrier that inhibits the necessary partnership between guardian and educator to support the needs of the child. This Language Access Service portal is here to help break through that barrier and guide our families to the resources they need to have successful communication with the district.

    Why do we provide these services?

    According to state and federal law, schools must communicate information to linguistically and culturally diverse parents in a language they can understand about any program, service or activity that is called to the attention of parents who are proficient in English. 

    Review the “Parent’s Rights to Translation Services” fact sheet so you know your rights.

    Contact Us

    If you are in need in need of language access services, please first contact your school to see if they can help you with your situation.

    If they are unable to help or direct you to the district office, please reach out to:

    Paula Ogbevoen
    425-936-1399
    pogbevoen@lwsd.org