In The News

Links to local news stories about the Lake Washington Schools Foundation.

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September 9, 2018
LWSF Announces Campaign to Help Kids Start School Year Strong

Redmond Reporter
This week, nearly 30,000 students walk into new classrooms in the Lake Washington School District. One may hope these kids will be excited to be at school, ready to learn, and equipped with what they need to succeed. But thousands of these children may struggle with the worry of when they will be able to eat.

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June 21, 2018
Foundation Invests More Than $350,000 in Schools

Kirkland Reporter
The Lake Washington Schools Foundation has pledged more than $350,000 in classrooms grants and district-wide programming funding to support students, families, and teachers in the coming academic year.

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June 15, 2018
$37,500 in Scholarships Awarded to Local Students

Kirkland Reporter
Lake Washington PTSA Council and Lake Washington Schools Foundation have announced a combined total of $37,500 in scholarship awards to sixteen local students.

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June 7, 2018
Teen Suicide Prevention Event in Bellevue Educates Parents

Redmond Reporter
Bill Becker is slated to be Lake Washington Schools Foundation’s co-president next year. But more importantly, he’s a dad. His youngest son, a freshman at Redmond High School, faces extreme stress to perform well in what Becker considers a high performing district.

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March 28, 2018
Lake Washington Schools Foundation Luncheon Focuses on ‘Bridging Gaps’

Kirkland Reporter
overty. Hunger. Homelessness. These are not words that one normally associates with Eastside schools, but the Lake Washington Schools Foundation’s annual benefit luncheon on March 27, attended by 400 people, drew attention to the population of Lake Washington School District students who come from families struggling to make ends meet.

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