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Join the gardeners at Thoreau Sat, April 29

Join the Herbicide-Free Thoreau Elementary School Committee in helping get the school ready for spring! There will be weeding and mulching around the school grounds so bring your gardening gloves and small weeding tools. This is a fun opportunity to help beautify Thoreau elementary school and the community....

Input Needed on School Walk Routes

LWSD has recently updated the school walk route maps for elementary schools, and we need your help in reviewing them to ensure that they are accurate. If your child attends Sandburg, Thoreau, or Juanita Elementary School, please take a moment to look at the map for your child’s school and send an...

Walking & Biking to School

Walking and bicycling can be a great way to get to school. Students get exercise. Traffic around school may be reduced. And fewer cars can help the environment. Before you start, it’s important to make sure the route your student(s) take to walk or bike to school are appropriate. The district’s Safety...

Neighborhood Traffic Safety Grant Applications Submitted!

The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance (FHNA) submitted four neighborhood safety project applications to the City of Kirkland on May 8th to improve several important crossings. The grant applications are part of a new program the Kirkland City Council authorized in February 2014 and is called the Pilot...

Thoreau & Sandburg Curb & Crosswalk

FHNA representatives are meeting with City public works staff to discuss options for improving the walkway along 84th Avenue NE. This is an important school walk route for Thoreau and Sandburg Elementary schools, along with Finn Hill …Middle School. The existing curbing and crosswalk striping is...