Juggling high school, college classes and a job can be difficult for any high school senior. Ivy Christensen also has to think about things like rent, utility bills, insurance, healthcare and groceries. The 18-year-old Lake Stevens High School student has been living independently for the past three years.
Lauren Lindbloom, a 17-year-old Lake Stevens High School senior, always knew she wanted to be a teacher, but wasn’t quite sure exactly what she wanted to teach. That inspiration came from her Viking Period teacher her sophomore year who introduced her to Family and Consumer Sciences and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.
Highland Elementary School was designated a Leader in Me Lighthouse School because of its outstanding results in school and student outcomes by implementing The Leader in Me process with fidelity. Highland is only the second school in Washington to achieve this honor.
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.
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.