What’s better than one Artz sister winning a silver medal? Two Artz sisters winning silver medals. Lily Artz, Finn Hill Middle School seventh grader, and Emma Artz, Juanita High School senior, each took home second place at the recent USA Cycling National Championships in Winter Park, Colo.
Positive role model. Successful achiever. Good citizen. These are all phrases that define an International Leadership Network Young Achiever. Clara Barton Elementary fifth grader Gaurangi Gupta was recently named a 2021 Young Achiever.
There are only winners when teams show up to the FIRST ®LEGO® League (FLL) Challenge state championship each year, and 2021 was no different. One team with students from Lake Washington School District (LWSD) that competed this year is headed to the global semi-finals. A second team isn’t moving on to the finals but they created a real-world application that addresses fitness and well-being during remote living.
On Earth Day, fourth graders at Norman Rockwell Elementary School learned how soil and water are connected during a virtual presentation that introduces students to creatures that live in the soil.
Kindergarten, first and second grade students at Emily Dickinson Elementary and Explorer Community School recently had a chance to participate in the Curiosity Quest Virtual Assembly from King County Green Schools.
Make that Friday-night pizza delicious and nutritious with fresh, home-grown vegetables. As part of Earth Week, the Rosa Parks Elementary PTSA distributed seeds and soil for students to plant at home.
The Green Team at John James Audubon Elementary shared videos on FlipGrid about how they celebrate Earth Day. Some of their ideas included using sunlight instead of electricity, planting trees, recycling, drawing pictures and picking up litter.
This video project was sponsored by the Sustainability Committee of LWPTSA Council. It features Lake Washington School District students sharing what they do to help save the earth.
Elementary School Websites
LWSD has 29 neighborhood elementary schools. In addition, four choice elementary schools provide optional schooling alternatives and meet specific needs and interests.