District office hours: The Educational Services Center (ESC) is open to the public Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Masks are required when visiting, regardless of vaccination status. Please do not visit if you are ill, or if you have been exposed to COVID-19. If you're not sure who to contact, please email email@example.com.
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Our students will be contributing members of society and lifelong learners, pursuing their passions and interests in an ever-changing world.
To inspire a community-wide culture of excellence, growth, and achievement, where individuals are supported and challenged, engaged and empowered, and recognized for their unique contributions.
The idea for Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated throughout the latter half of September and the first half of October, began as a way to promote the history, culture, and contributions of Hispanic-Americans—specifically, those whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Communities mark the achievements of Hispanic and Latino Americans with festivals and educational activities.
We understand that some members of our community are concerned and confused about the requirements of ESSB 5044, which was signed into law in April. We also understand that there is a great deal of attention around Critical Race Theory and whether it is taught in our schools. The terms “equity, diversity and inclusion” may have become popularized recently, but in LSSD we have been striving for these ideals for some time.
Are masks required for the 2021-22 school year? Yes. Current guidance from the Washington State Department of Health and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction is that students and school employees will wear approved face coverings during the school day when indoors—regardless of immunization status.