Congratulations to Sammamish High School senior, Daniel Chung, who received a QuestBridge Scholarship this year, and was accepted to a partner college of QuestBridge, Wesleyan University. Chung is one of 657 students from 44 states who were selected as recipients for this exceptional scholarship. He plans to study biomedical engineering at Wesleyan. Read More
Awards & Recognition
Congratulations to Caryn Landau-Walter, Newport High School teacher and coach, who will be inducted to Georgetown University Athletics Hall of Fame in February. Landau-Walter was a track & field champion at her alma mater. Read More
Congratulations to the nine Bellevue School District educators who became National Board Certified Teachers this year!
This year, 13 schools, with nearly 8,000 students and staff, participated in the Green Genius Cafeteria Challenge. Secondary schools were a part of this challenge for the first time. Each school will receive a certificate in a frame made from recycled computers. Ultimately, all schools win by teaching students how to conserve resources!
Congratulations to Lance Balla, assistant principal at Newport High School, who was selected to serve as a committee member on the College Board’s ELA Academic Advisory Committee.Read More
Big Picture teacher and advisor Kaarina Aufranc was named a Symetra Hero in the Classroom by Symetra and the Seattle Seahawks last week. Read More
Congratulations to McKenna Troje, a senior at Sammamish High School who was named the WIAA State 2A Champ in 1 meter diving.Read More
Congratulations to the talented BSD musicians who will be representing their schools at the All-State music events in Yakima this February. Read More
Congratulations to the musicians at International who will perform at the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) All-Northwest event in Seattle this March!Read More
Congratulations to our 2015 WIAA Fall Academic Champions!
Congratulations to the following eight Somerset students who were awarded certificates for their success at the Annual Washington Chinese Language and Talent Competition last spring. Read More
Congratulations to Newport’s orchestra and Tyee’s advanced orchestra programs! They will perform at the Washington Educators state conference in Yakima next February, along with Central Washington University’s symphony.Read More
Congratulations to Newport High School teacher Melissa Baker who was recognized as the 2015 “Educator of the Year” at the Micro Nano Technology Conference. The award was presented to Baker in the summer at the Museum of Flight. The conference was held by Seattle’s Hub for Industry-Driven Nanotechnology Education (SHINE). Read More
Congratulations to Lexi Oblad, a senior at Newport High School who was named High School Athlete of the Week by the Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Q13 Fox and Sports Authority.Read More
Aum Upadhyay, an eighth grade student at Odle Middle School placed second at the 2015 National You Be The Chemist Challenge® on June 22 at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia.Read More