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 Makerspace

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Big Picture’s Makerspace includes a 3D printer, a vinyl cutter, a t-shirt press, three sewing machines, wood burning tools, metal working supplies and woodworking tools. Currently, our sixth grade math class has been creating 3D logic puzzles. We have used mainly the 3D printer and wood tools to make most of our puzzles. Learn more...

By Alice Myhran, Big Picture 6th Grade


March 6 Smarter Balanced Assessment Presentation

Monday, March 9, 2015

BP Robotics Moving on to State Competition

Monday, December 15, 2014
On December 5, 2014, 20 students were nervously preparing for the next day because their team would be competing in a region wide Robotics competition against 36 other teams! For Big Picture, there was a very large team; they had 20 students and three teams! The teams were the Metallic Panthers, an all-girls team, the Jungle Knights, a boys/girls team, and finally, Panther Pride, an all-boys team.

Even though the three teams were competing against each other, they still cheered each other on. Learn more...

By Madeline Carter, Big Picture 8th Grade, Metallic Panthers 

BP Learning Online

Friday, November 21, 2014

officeOffice 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. Student Office 365 mail, documents and help can be found at

onenoteOneNote is a digital notebook on every student laptop and part of Office 365. It gathers handwritten and typed notes, drawings, screen clippings, audio and video. OneNote is used by students and staff to organize class notes and information. It allows for sharing and collaboration that enhances project-based learning.

brightspaceThe Brightspace learning management system supports an entire learning community of students, teachers, parents, and administrators. Brightspace is a web-based learning environment. It support face-to-face and online teaching and learning by extending communication and collaboration beyond the classroom. Brightspace for students and families can be found at

    bsd logoParent 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.

    See the November 19, 2014 presentation...



    • April 22 - Parent/Teen Communication Workshop @ 6:30
    • April 24 - BSF Spring for Schools Luncheon
    • May 1 - Parent/Principal Coffee @ 8am
    • May 8 - 6-8th Grade Service Trip
    • May 9 - Spring PTSA Social
    • May 20 - Parent/Teen Communication Workshop @ 6:30
    • May 22 - No School for Students - Staff PD Day
    • June 1 - Parent/Principal Coffee @ 6:30pm

     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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