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LWHS capitol visit SB 5171

Students in Lake Washington High School’s AP US Government & Politics classes get first-hand experience in the legislative process. As part of the class, students crafted Senate Bill (SB) 5171, which bans gender-based price discrimination on similar products

Meritorious Budget Award

Award reflects District’s goal of fiscal responsibility

Redmond, Wash. – Lake Washington School District’s (LWSD’s) 2022-23 Budget has earned the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Meritorious Budget Award (MBA). This award promotes and recognizes excellence in budget presentation in school districts. LWSD has received this award six years in a row. LWSD is the only district in the state of Washington to receive this award.

Last day of school remains Friday, June 23

Redmond, Wash. – Lake Washington School District (LWSD) has finalized plans to make up for the one day missed due to the November 30 snow day. The 2022-23 calendar has been modified to reflect this change:  

  • Tuesday, May 30: change from a non-school day to a full day for students

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    Find Good Books to Read

    Looking for a new book to read? Here are some places to look for ideas of award-winning books.

    Caldecott Medal

    Awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

    The Coretta Scott King Book Awards

    Awarded to African American authors and illustrators for distinguished work.

    Newbery Medal

    Awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

    The Otter Award

    Awarded for the best chapter books for readers transitioning to chapter books.

    Pacific Northwest Young Reader's Choice Award

    Students in grades 4-6 living in the Pacific Northwest may vote for their favorite book and see all of the previous winners.

    Sasquatch Reading Award

    Students in grades 4-8 in the state of Washington may vote for their favorite chapter book each year from a list of nominees.

    Washington Children's Choice

    Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award

    Students in grades K-3 in the state of Washington may vote for their favorite picture book each year.