Eight Lake Stevens School District teachers and specialists earned their National Board Certification in 2014. Certification is an advanced teaching credential, and, as part of the process, educators must analyze their teaching content and students’ needs, submit videos of their teaching and provide student work samples that demonstrate growth and achievement.
Hundreds of shoppers attended the 28th annual Dickens Fair at Cavelero Mid High School on Dec. 6. A total of 120 vendors sold handcrafted items, while student performers sang, danced and played instruments on stage.
The Lake Stevens School District Board of Directors was one of 17 entities in the state named as a Board of Distinction by the Washington State School Directors’ Association. Lake Stevens’ board is comprised of John Boerger, David Iseminger, Paul Lund, Kevin Plemel and Mari Taylor.
Highland Elementary School and Lake Stevens Middle School were named 2014 Schools of Distinction. In total, only 101 elementary, middle, high and alternative schools across the state were recognized.
This summer and early fall, all Lake Stevens School District staff members attended informational sessions on a new emergency response protocol called ALICE—Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. The sessions were led by the district’s School Resource Officers, who are contracted through the Lake Stevens Police Department.
Little hands busy sorting shapes, matching cards, counting, building with blocks, pretending, feeling different textures and exploring—these are just some of the many activities happening at the Early Learning Center.
Learn more about the Common Core State Standards, including what they mean for students, teachers and families.