Inspire | Educate | Innovate
- Education allows students to become thinkers, problem solvers, and innovators.
- Connections to the local, national, and global communities add meaning to the learning process.
- Education transforms students when it is knowledge driven.
- We are all a culmination of our experiences; this allows us to choose, think, and act.
- A literate society is our planet’s survival.
- Respect, trust, integrity for all people.
- Students can and will change the world.
- Global stewardship: solutions for the common good.
- Problem-Based Learning
- Professional Learning Community
- Integrated curricula
- Scientific inquiry
- Constructivist learning
- Learning environments to enrich the mind, spark the imagination, and ignite intellectual risk taking.
- Rigorous academic concepts are coupled with real-world lessons.
- Application of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics is placed in the context of problem solving (Problem-Based Learning).
- Connections between school, work, community, and global enterprise enable the development of STEM literacy.
- Students are educated to compete in our global society.
- Student interest is enhanced in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professions.
- STEM education is fused with the social sciences, humanities, law, business, and world language needed to address complex societal issues.
- Students are prepared to translate invention to innovation, working in defined STEM Lab Concentrations.
- Problem-solvers—-able to define questions and problems, design investigations to gather data, collect and organize data, draw conclusions, and then apply understandings to new and novel situations.
- Innovators—creatively use science, mathematics, and technology concepts and principles by applying them to the engineering design process.
- Inventors—recognize the needs of the world and creatively design, test, redesign, and then implement solutions (engineering process).
- Self-reliant—able to use initiative and self-motivation to set agendas, develop and gain self-confidence, and work within time specified frames.
- Logical thinkers—able to apply rational and logical thought processes of science, mathematics, and engineering design to innovation and invention.
- Technologically literate—-understand and explain the nature of technology, develop the skills needed, and apply technology appropriately.
·Glacier River Design
·Data I/O Corporation
·TiE Young Entrepreneurs
·Washington State Patrol Crime Lab
·City of Redmond
·City of Sammamish
·Washington Trail Association
·Cascadia Community College
·Western Washington University
·University of Texas, Austin/Cockrell School of Engineering
·Cyber Patriots/Air Force Association
·National Center for Women and Information Technology
·Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
December 10, 2018
Online Choice School application available on LWSD site
December 12, 2018
Tesla STEM High School Info Night
January 18, 2019
Applications due by 4:00 p.m.
February 1, 2019
Lottery held at district
February 8, 2019
Notification to families
February 22, 2019