As Earth Day approaches, Rose Hill Elementary staff, alumni and community members took a moment to honor a former teacher, who was also a strong advocate for protecting our environment. Cass Avery was a teacher at Rose Hill Elementary for over 10 years.
A team of 19 hardworking students took on the state’s best in this year’s Science Olympiad. It paid off for the group from Evergreen Middle School, as they are on their way to nationals.
Students from LWSD performed very well at the 2018 state MATHCOUNTS competition. So well, in fact, two students from Evergreen Middle School earned an all-expenses-paid trip to nationals in Washington, D.C.
Danielle MacDonald, a counselor at Rose Hill Middle School, works hard to make the school inclusive and welcoming for all students and parents. For this hard work, she won the Washington Education Association’s 2018 Human and Civil Rights International Peace and Understanding Award.
Nine middle schools answered 45 questions about 12 books on March 13 during the annual Battle of the Books competition. School librarians organize the event each year. Students from Evergreen Middle School won the competition by two points.
A team from International Community School won fifth place in the YMCA Youth and Government Mock Trial State Championship in March. Senior Allison Chen won the award for best Overall Witness.
Middle School Websites
There are seven neighborhood middle schools in the district. In addition, six choice middle schools provide optional schooling alternatives to serve specific needs and interests.