Mark your calendar! An Athletics & Activities Community Forum is scheduled for Monday, September 18, 6:00-7:30pm at ESC-West 1A. All are welcome to attend as these forums are not school specific.
Bellevue School District News
The the Honors 7th grade Literature & Composition Committee will select materials for a major course redesign of 1 unit in Honors 7th Grade Literature & Composition and make a recommendation to the Instructional Materials Committee based upon objective evidence gathered during the process.
Policy 1400 (Meeting Conduct, Order of Business, Quorum and Public Comment) has proposed changes that require a first reading by the Bellevue School District School Board at the June 13, 2017 meeting. Read More
Policy 2151 (Interscholastic Activities) has proposed changes that require a first reading by the Bellevue School District School Board at the June 13, 2017 meeting. Read More
The Gifted Advisory Committee met on May 31, 2017Read More
The Donation Policy Committee was established in November 2016 to inform policy updates related to donations that support athletics and activities across the District. In April 2017, that committee recommended to the board that a smaller work group (Phase 2 committee) convene to draft shared expectations about the District’s relationship with organizations who provide donations to support athletics and activities.
The staff and families at Stevenson Elementary are wrapping up their last year in the original Stevenson building and are preparing to move to Bellewood next year while their home school is torn down and rebuilt.
Highland Middle School is in the planning and design phase for its new building with the project scheduled to begin in the summer of 2018.
Since 2002 the district has completed rebuilding 18 schools, with Enatai Elementary and Odle Middle School most recently unveiled in the fall of 2016.
“Sammamish Leads is a really good experience because it lets us work on industry projects, some of them that are going on right at our school,” said Holly Patel, a senior who participated in Leads the past four summers. “It makes problems that seem really difficult at first more approachable.”
“It’s the joy of making beautiful things.” That’s how Bellevue High Band Co-Director Will Harvey described the experience of teaching students – some of whom have no previous musical training – to make music together in the steel drum ensemble and guitar ensemble classes.Read More
This year fourth graders at Newport Heights were introduced to littleBits, which are modular electronics that snap together with magnets. They are easy to use and allow students to create unique inventions. The curriculum closely aligns with fourth grade science curriculum, making it a natural fit for all fourth graders.Read More
This summer will mark the homestretch of the Bennett Elementary rebuild project.
At Jing Mei Elementary instruction is delivered in thematic units, connecting the various subjects of study like English, Chinese, math, science, social studies, and art.Read More