Each year the Washington Association of School Administrators holds a regional luncheon to honor educators and community leaders. This year, Mollie Langum, Food & Nutrition Services Manager, Sonia Gustafson and Jonalyn Woolf-Ivory received the special recognition on May 11 in Everett.
Lake Stevens School District’s Production Kitchen—located at North Lake Middle School—was named a 2016 Health Champion by the Snohomish Health District. This food safety excellence award was given to six businesses in the County who not only meet the minimum standards for food safety, but stand out within their industries.
Lake Stevens School District was one of 21 districts in the state to receive a K-3 Class Size Reduction Grant from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. The grant provides funds to assist districts with adding new K-3 classroom spaces. In Lake Stevens, a portion of this money will be used to add two new kindergarten classrooms in each of our six elementary schools.
On April 26, Lake Stevens School District honored Volunteers of the Year from each of its 12 schools, and named a Distinguished Service Award recipients. This school year, more than 4,000 volunteers served more than 15,000 hours. Volunteers of the Year were introduced by their school’s principal and presented with an inscribed vase and flowers. Following the program, guests were treated to sweet and savory treats courtesy of the district’s Food & Nutrition Services Department.
Glenwood Elementary School was named a 2016 Washington Achievement Award winner from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education for student growth in English Language Arts (ELA). This award recognizes the incredible growth that Glenwood students made from one year to the next in their ability to read and write effectively as measured on the Smarter Balanced English/Language Arts Assessment.