Eleven student teams competed in the Investor Round of the 2019 LWSD Teen Startup Challenge event for a grand prize of $2500 and a spot on the stage at the Greater Kirkland Chamber’s Investor Sharks Northwest event this November.
Anne Hutchinson, George Washington, Pocahontas and Thomas Paine were all on hand at Alexander Graham Bell Elementary on June 11 as students hosted their annual “Wax Museum” event.
Thirteen LWSD schools advanced a level in the King County Green Schools sustainability recognition program this year. The program provides hands-on help, guidance for Green Teams, and the tools schools need, such as information, indoor recycling bins, and a variety of conservation signs, to make improvements.
Forty students from Rosa Parks Elementary belted out “The Star-Spangled Banner” in front of thousands of baseball fans at T-Mobile Park on May 30.
Fourth graders at Kirk Elementary capped off a year-long study of civics and finance with a fun and educational trip to JA (Junior Achievement) BizTown in Auburn.
Intermediate elementary band and orchestra students from Kirk, Lakeview and Community Elementary Schools ended their year with a public concert at Third Place Commons in Lake Forest Park, Wash.
Still hungry? Students at five schools have been able to pick up unopened food from a “share bin” this spring.
The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is among one of only 14 school districts in the U.S. to be given the 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Award.
Watch this KING 5 story to see an example of the award-winning sustainability efforts that are happening throughout LWSD.
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.