A high-quality education starts with relationships. In the Big Picture model, every student is known, respected, and appreciated. Learn more...

Adult-World Connection

Incorporating work and college experiences into students’ high school studies increases the relevance of their class work and leads to enhanced engagement. Learn more...

Common Intellectual Mission

Students, teachers, and other stakeholders work together in a joint intellectual effort based on high standards. Learn more...

Shared Leadership & Responsibility

School leadership is shared by school staff, district, students, and families. Learn more...

Supportive Partnerships

Community and family connections strengthen relationships in support of children and facilitate student success. Learn more...

Big Picture News & Highlights

Big Picture TCB Day

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Join us on Thursday, August 21, 2014 to take Take Care of Business. Complete and turn in paperwork and learn about Bellevue Big Picture, PTSA, after-school programs and more.

Important Documents


Big Picture Summer Reading

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Find your summer reading book and assignment. Students should have received their summer reading book from their LA Advisor. Students new to Big Picture can obtain required books from Karen in our main office.


Big Picture Gets Creative with a Mythology Museum

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

During the month of April, the 9th and 10th grade Humanities classes at Big Picture have been working on a Mythology Museum. Students were challenged to create a project based on the symbolism of a God or Goddess of their choosing. The Museum was held on May 7th for parents, staff, and attending middle school students...

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Justice Richards Recognized by Bellevue Fire Department

Friday, May 9, 2014

Bellevue Big Picture high school student Justice Richards recently completed his internship with the Bellevue Fire Department. He was recognized for beginning the work of preserving the history of the department in digital format.

"Fire Explorer Justice Richards worked to help our department with our 50 years of photo processing.

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Big Picture Spirit Wear Now Available

Monday, May 5, 2014


August 20

  • New Student Orientation

August 21

  • Take Care of Business Day

September 2

  • First Day of School

Extended Tutorial

  • MS: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 Portable
  • MS: Thursdays 3:30-4:30 Portable 4
  • HS: Tuesdays: 3:20-4:00 Room 211

 In case of weather delays, please check the late start schedules for Middle School & High School.

SafeSchools Alert

Our district uses SafeSchools Alert, a tip reporting service that allows students, staff and parents to submit safety concerns to our administration four different ways:

  1. Phone: 425-324-3875
  2. Text #1177 @tip + your tip to ALERT1 or 253781
  3. Email
  4. Fill out a report at

Contact Us

Bellevue Big Picture

14844 SE 22nd Street

Bellevue, WA 98007

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Bethany Spinler

Office Manager:

Karen Penewell

Main Office: