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    Agriscience students dream up their ideal greenhouses

    Greenhouses come in different sizes, shapes and colors. Ninth grade agriscience students have been learning everything they need to know to build their own greenhouses: materials, placement, set-up, permitting, drafting, and plant selection. They prepared slideshows to showcase their building ideas and strategies. To conclude the project, students crafted models of their “Dream Greenhouse” and shared them in class.

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    LHS Swingbeat brings home Commencement Bay grand champion award

    During the Commencement Bay Jazz Festival on March 16, LHS jazz groups brought home several awards. Swingbeat jazz choir was awarded the overall grand champion award for best vocal group, competing against larger schools. 11th Avenue jazz band took second place in their division and received two solo awards in preliminary round:

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  •  Themes from Budget Reduction Community Conversation

    Themes from Budget Reduction Community Conversation

    On March 7, our district hosted a budget reduction community conversation with 73 people attending: staff, parents/families, and community members. Over the course of the evening, the nine table groups worked to discuss and review expenditures and identify areas they would recommend for reduction if the EP&O levy does not pass on April 23.

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    Lakewood High School receives high honors at DeMiero Jazz Festival

    Lakewood High School received a long list of honors during the 48th annual DeMiero Jazz Festival in Edmonds from March 7-9. This included the Dee Daniels Vocal Jazz Award, the Tenuto – Music Teacher of the Year award, and eight solo awards. The event is the largest vocal jazz festival in the state of Washington with more than 50 schools attending and performing at the festival each year.

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  • Lakewood levies on April 23 ballot

    Learn about the levies on your April 23 ballot. The Replacement Levy for Educational Programs and Operations levy will replace an expiring levy that makes up about 14% of the district's budget. There is no tax-rate increase with the EP&O levy. The Capital Improvements and Safety Levy is a new levy. It focuses on the maintenance and preservation of district facilities and safety/security improvements across the district and seeks to address the short-term needs identified by the Citizens’ Facilities Advisory Committee. Learn more.

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    Bond refinancing to save Lakewood taxpayers $4.6M

    As part of Lakewood School District’s commitment to financial responsibility, the district successfully completed a $30,480,000 public sale of their Unlimited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds, 2024A. The sale was finalized on March 5, 2024.  The purpose of this sale was to refinance the District’s outstanding 2014 Bonds. This refinancing will reduce the District’s existing debt obligation by more than $4.6 million over the next nine years.

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