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Juanita Elementary Affirmation Mirror

Strong kids begin with strong minds. That's why Jordan McClellion at Juanita Elementary is nurturing her students to see the best in themselves through the "affirmation mirror" station.

Redmond, Wash. - Lake Washington School District is planning three ballot measures for the February 8, 2022 election. The measures are a replacement of the existing Educational Programs and Operations (EP&O) levy, a replacement of the existing School Technology and Capital Levy, and a Building Excellence Capital levy. A recommendation was presented to the Board of Directors on October 4, and they formally approved the levies at their October 18 board meeting.

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    Student Services

    International Community School counselor working with student

    The Student Services department works to support LWSD schools and students by:

    • Reducing barriers to regular school attendance
    • Increasing opportunities for participation in athletics and activities
    • Providing positive and harmonious school environments, where diversity is respected and encouraged

     

    Three students showing their project

    Student Well-Being

    LWSD provides a variety of supports, in collaboration with other agencies, to help students' well-being.

    Healthy Youth Survey

    Panorama Education Survey

    Substance use

    Suicide prevention and behavioral health

    Self-guided behavioral health screening and intervention for middle school students

    Elementary students raising their hands

    Attendance

    Attendance matters to academic performance. Students are chronically absent if they miss 10% of school days - that's only two days a month.

    Help support regular attendance

    Community Truancy Boards

    Counselor talking with a student

    Guidance Counseling

    School counseling programs promote social and emotional health of all students. School counselors help students prepare for their future.

    Guidance Counseling

    Social Emotional Learning

    JHS football players running with the ball during game

    Activities

     

    Lake Washington schools provide a variety of opportunities for students to engage in school activities.

    Activities

    AVID volunteer and Finn Hill Middle School students

    Advancement Programs

    Programs that support student access to college.

    AVID - secondary level college prep program

    College-Bound - scholarship program for low-income students

    Running Start - tuition-free college courses for 11th and 12th graders