Redmond, Wash. – At a live event on the evening of Wednesday, January 6, Lake Washington School District (LWSD) Superintendent, Dr. Jon Holmen, announced Pathway Forward, LWSD’s plan to return students to in-person learning for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.

Katya Rukhlinskaia

An International Community School student is the 2019-20 winner of the sixth annual Washington State Zine Contest. Katya Rukhlinskaia, who is now in eighth grade, won for grades 7-9 for her “Tribes: The Cowlitz” zine entry.



    2020 Graduation Ceremonies

    Lake Washington School District congratulates all of our class of 2020 graduates! While we are not able to gather in person to celebrate your milestone this year, we want you to know that we are all cheering for your accomplishment. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors! 

    Please join us in celebrating all of our graduates! Links for each ceremony will be added below, as they are available.

    Class of 2020


    Graduation Ceremonies

    School Date* Time* Link to View
    Eastlake High School Monday, June 15 5:00 p.m. Watch here
    Emerson High School Friday, June 12 5:00 p.m. Watch here
    Emerson K-12 Wednesday, June 10 5:00 p.m. Watch here
    Eastside Native American Education Program Sunday, June 7 6:30 p.m. View slideshow
    International Community School Tuesday, June 16 7:00 p.m. Watch here
    Juanita High School/Futures School Monday, June 15 5:00 p.m. Watch here
    Lake Washington High School Monday, June 15 5:00 p.m. Watch here
    Redmond High School Monday, June 15 7:00 p.m. Watch here
    Tesla STEM High School Tuesday, June 9 4:00 p.m. Watch here
    Transition Academy - Kirkland TBD TBD TBD
    Transition Academy - Redmond Wednesday, June 17 N/A N/A

    *Dates and times for virtual graduation presentations are subject to change. Please contact your school directly if you have any questions.