Tours of state-of-the-art school and BBQ celebration
Lake Washington High School invites the community to an open house of the newly constructed high school, which also houses Northstar Junior High. Students will lead visitors on a tour of the new school, which will highlight the academic houses, performing arts center and library among other spaces. The modernization of Lake Washington High School was funded through a 2006 bond measure.
Features of the new school include four academic houses, which are sets of classrooms for teams of teachers who will work with students through their entire high school career. The building includes a number of sustainable features, including a ground source heating system, solar panel array, daylighting, recycled and rapidly renewable materials.
What: Open house and BBQ
Where: Lake Washington High School (12033 N.E. 80th St., Kirkland, WA 98033) Note: Use the temporary entrance off 75th street
When: August 16, 2011 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. BBQ- 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Why: To celebrate the opening of the newly built Lake Washington High School/Northstar Junior High