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Background Information:
A recent King5 News story about school ventilation systems has caused some confusion, so we would like to provide you with more comprehensive information regarding our district’s ventilations systems.

One of 325 schools recognized nationwide and only Washington school awarded

Redmond, Wash. – Rosa Parks Elementary School has been named a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance. 

Lake Washington School District is pleased to announce the selection of Pablo Ortega as its Director of Equity and Family Engagement. Mr. Ortega is currently the English Language Learner (ELL) and World Languages Program Director for Des Moines Public Schools.

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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.