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

BP After-school Activities

Wednesday, September 17, 2014


FLL Robotics

  • Tuesday & Thursday from 3:30-5:00pm in Portable 2
  • Middle School Students only

Newport FIRST Robotics

  • Tuesday & Thursday at 7:00pm in Portable 3 and café
  • Middle and High School Students- Excludes Sept 18 and 23.


  • Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 in Room 210

Spanish Club

  • Mondays from 3:30-4:30 in Room 112

Math Club

  • Mondays from 3:30-4:30 in Room 117

Homework Club

  • Middle School - Tuesday & Thursday from 3:30-4:30 in Portable 1
  • High School - Monday from 3:20-4:00 in Room 211
  • Students should be engaged in school work during this time

Club Jubilee

  • Soccer: Soccer practices are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 3:40-4:40 at the Robinswood North Playfields, adjacent to the school. Soccer games are Wednesday, beginning 9/24, once per week, at 2:45 pm, and take place either at Big Picture, or another Bellevue Middle School. I will send kids home with a copy and post the schedule online when we finalize it.
  • Girls Golf: Wednesdays, bus leaves Big Picture at 2 pm, and practice concludes at around 4:45 at Crossroads Par 3 Golf Course. Girls must arrange their own ride home from the course.
  • Karate: Wednesdays, 1:45 pm, in the cafeteria
  • Cross Country: Any student interested in participating in Cross Country through Club Jubilee can do so at their natural boundary BSD middle school.

See Josh Suman for more information.



TCB @ Big Picture

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Back-to-School information and documents are linked below.

Bellevue Big Picture Information and Documents

1 to 1 Laptop Information and Documents


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


October 28

  • Food for Movie Night

Oct. 27-Nov. 26

  • Student-led Conferences

November 7

  • End of Quarter 1

November 10 & 11

  • Veteran's Days (no school)

November 21

  • Multi-Cultural Night

November 27 & 28

  • Thanksgiving (no school)

Extended Tutorial

  • MS: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 Portable 1
  • MS: Thursdays 3:30-4:30 Portable 1
  • HS: Monday: 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: