Schools emphasize habits that reduce waste during Earth Day

Lake Washington is a recognized leader in sustainability practices and education. Schools around the district encourage students to actively participate in sustainable practices with special events in April to celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

Groundbreaking ceremony at Peter Kirk Elementary School

We are Peter Kirk!” Students sang enthusiastically during the ceremonial groundbreaking for Peter Kirk Elementary School on March 30. The new building will house 690 students and is expected to open in September 2019.



Research Databases

To access the research databases below from home, contact your school's library media specialist for login information.

BritannicaSchool logo

Britannica School
includes age-appropriate encyclopedias, reference books, magazine and journal articles and websites.

Britannica ImmageQuest logo
Britannica ImageQuest
offers millions of rights-cleared images.

CultureGrams logo
gives information about other states and countries.

eLibrary K-12 logoe-Library K-12

includes magazines, newspapers, books, maps and more.

History Study Center logoHistory Study Center provides primary and secondary sources covering 14 centuries of world history.

King County Library System logoKing County Library System provides access to more research databases.

PebbleGo logoPebbleGo
is a resource for primary students to investigate animals, biographies, social studies and earth/space science.

PebbleGo Next logoPebbleGo Next provides information about states in the United States and American Indians.

ProQuest LogoProQuest provides articles from magazines, newspapers and journals.

ProQuest logoProQuest Learning: Literature includes more than 180,000 searchable works of literature from medieval times to the present, including biographies, contemporary criticisms and reviews.

SIRS Discoverer logoSIRS Discover is a general reference resource for all grades, including websites, images and full-text articles organized by grade level.