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LWSD bus driver puts students first during smoke scare

Wade Minor, Lake Washington School District bus driver, acted quickly when smoke appeared in the back of the bus. Minor was transporting approx. 20 students when a mechanical issue forced him to pull over the afternoon of Sept. 6.

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    Before and After School Care

    LWSD, non-profit organizations offer care at some schools

    Interested in day care for your children before and after the elementary school day in the Lake Washington School District? Some elementary schools in the district offer day care for students at the school, known as the Extended Day program. The District is responsible for that program and both hires and supervises the staff involved.

    Nonprofit organizations also rent school facilities to offer private day care. Those programs are not run by the district. The staff is hired and supervised by the organization listed.

    This list includes both options for your convenience and provides contact information. Please confirm times, costs and space availability with each program.

    Extended Day Program

    See the LWSD Extended Day webpage for more information. The schools served by Extended Day are:

    • Bell Elementary
    • Clara Barton Elementary
    • Franklin Elementary
    • Frost Elementary
    • Keller Elementary
    • Kirk Elementary
    • Lakeview Elementary
    • Muir Elementary
    • Rockwell Elementary
    • Rose Hill Elementary
    • Sandburg Elementary
    • Thoreau Elementary

     

     

    Boys & Girls Clubs of King County: Redmond and Sammamish Branch

    The schools served by the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County are:

    Carson Elementary:
    Before and after school programs, K-5.
    Contact: Rachel Smith, rsmith@positiveplace.org

    Dickinson Elementary (also serves Alcott):
    Before and after school programs, K-5.
    Contact: Montia Wythes, mwythes@positiveplace.org

    Redmond Elementary:
    Before and after school programs, K-5.
    Contact: Emily Mathiesen, emathiesen@positiveplace.org

    Rosa Parks Elementary:
    After school program only, K-5
    Contact: Montia Wythes, mwythes@positiveplace.org

    Sammamish Boys & Girls Club, after school program only, transports from:

    • Carson Elementary
    • Smith Elementary
    • Inglewood Middle School

    Contact: Jake Rivera, jrivera@positiveplace.org

     

    Boys & Girls Clubs of King County: Kirkland Branch

    After school program only, on site at Kirkland Boys & Girls Club, transports from:

    • Twain Elementary
    • Kirk Elementary
    • Lakeview Elementary
    • Bell Elementary
    • Muir Elementary
    • Rose Hill Elementary
    • Kamiakin Middle School

    Contact: Caitlin Relyea, crelyea@positiveplace.org

     

    YMCA of Greater Seattle

    The schools served by the YMCA of Greater Seattle are:

    Audubon Elementary:
    Kids University: after school recreation program.
    Contact: Chris Arndt, Site Supervisor, 425-590-7140

    Blackwell Elementary:
    Kids University: after school recreation program
    Contact: Tanya Martin, Program Director

    Einstein Elementary:
    Before and after school programs, ages 5-12.
    Contact: Josh Conlee, Site Supervisor, 425-213-2850

    Mann Elementary:
    Before and after school programs, ages 5-12.
    Contact: Alexa Dolak, Site Supervisor, 425-681-2796

    Mead Elementary:
    Kids University: after school recreation program
    Contact: Tanya Martin, Program Director

    McAuliffe Elementary:
    Kids University: after school recreation program
    Contact: Tanya Martin, Program Director

    Rush Elementary:
    Kids University: after school recreation program
    Contact: Temsgen Habte, Site Supervisor, 425-458-8410

    Smith Elementary:
    Kids University: after school recreation program
    Contact: Tanya Martin, Program Director

    Wilder Elementary:
    Before and after school programs, ages 5-12
    Contact: Gretel Stolzman, Site Supervisor, 425-638-2499

    For more information about YMCA programs delivered during breaks and non-school days, please contact the YMCA directly at 425-644-8417 and ask to speak with the Program Registrar.