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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

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Supportive Partnerships

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Big Picture News & Highlights

BP Learning Online

Friday, November 21, 2014

Office 365 provides students a secure place for school email, online document editing, storing and collaboration. Office 365 syncs documents to student computers through OneDrive for document access without an Internet connection.

The Brightspace platform supports an entire learning community of students, teachers, parents, and administrators with solutions for guiding every learner’s critical early steps. Brightspace is an engaging, web-based learning environment that is tailored to fit teachers’ and students’ individual needs. It support both face-to-face and online teaching and learning by extending communication and collaboration beyond the classroom.

    Parent Internet Viewer (PIV) - The PIV provides parents and students access to attendance, grade and assignment information in a real-time atmosphere and access to the BSD Curriculum. Please note that the PIV only provides unofficial progress information. Official end-of-term grades are mailed home. Please refer to the mailed report cards for official grades.


    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...

    Learn more...


    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.

    Learn more...


    Big Picture Spirit Wear Now Available

    Monday, May 5, 2014


    November 19

    • Parent Ed 6:30p

    November 21

    • Principal Coffee 8a

    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 via text, phone, web or email.

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    Bellevue Big Picture

    14844 SE 22nd Street

    Bellevue, WA 98007

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