Lake Washington School District jointly with Lake Washington Education Association are excited to release pertinent details for the second through fifth grades elementary learning model transition to in-person or continued remote learning services. We happily welcomed kindergarten and first grade on February 18. Dr. Jon Holmen, Superintendent stated, “We appreciate the partnership with all stakeholders to successfully transition our Kindergarten and First grade students to their new learning models. We are grateful to be able to provide both in-person and remote learning services for our students.” Dr. Holmen went on to say, “As a District we continue to be committed to the highest of health and safety standards for our students and staff.”

Scholastic Art & Writing Award logo

Lake Washington School District (LWSD) students have always excelled in art and writing, and this year is no different. Thirty-five LWSD students were recognized during this year’s Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Between all the LWSD schools that participated, students earned 10 gold keys, 19 silver keys and 33 honorable mentions.



    2021 Graduation Ceremonies

    Listed below are our high school graduation dates and venues for 2021.

    Please note: Due to the uncertainty around COVID-19, these dates and venues are subject to change.

    Updated 12/17/20.

    Graduation Ceremonies

    School Date* Time* Location
    Eastlake High School Monday, June 14 8:00 p.m. UW Alaska Airlines Arena
    Emerson High School Friday, June 11 6:00 p.m. Emerson High School Gym
    Emerson K-12 Wednesday, June 9 6:00 p.m. Emerson Commons
    Eastside Native American Education Program Friday, May 28 6:30 p.m. Lake Washington High School
    International Community School Thursday, June 10 6:00 p.m. Redmond High School Performing Arts Center
    Juanita High School/Futures School Friday, June 11 7:00 p.m. Juanita High School Fieldhouse
    Lake Washington High School Monday, June 14 2:00 p.m. UW Alaska Airlines Arena
    Redmond High School Monday, June 14 5:00 p.m. UW Alaska Airlines Arena
    Tesla STEM High School Wednesday, June 9 4:00 p.m. Overlake Church
    Transition Academy - Kirkland Thursday, June 10 5:00 p.m. Resource Center Board Room
    Transition Academy - Redmond Tuesday, June 8 6:00 p.m. Lake Washington High School Performing Arts Center
    Summer School Graduation TBD TBD TBD