On May 4, 2017, Governor Inslee signed Substitute Senate Bill 5404 which took effect immediately. A new section was added to the medication in school law (RCW 28A.210.260) that allows students to have FDA-approved topical sunscreen at school without a prescription from a licensed health care professional.
Policy 5251 (Conflicts of Interest) has proposed changes that require a second reading by the Bellevue School District School Board at the June 6, 2017 meeting. Read More
Bellevue School District is excited to be installing all-weather fields at schools throughout the district. Over the past 15+ years the district has been following research on synthetic fields and using this information to guide recommendations on products that will provide students and community members with a quality experience on district fields.
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.
At the May 16, 2017 meeting the Bellevue School Board adopted Resolution 2017-07, urging the Washington State Legislature to eliminate the biology end-of-course test as a graduation requirement:
The Inclusive Practices Advisory Team aspires to provide information to the district, both staff and community, with the intent of communicating best practices for inclusion and equity. We strive to remodel systems and structures for students who need accommodations in their learning environment such that they are fully included in academic and extra-curricular activities.
Policy 5251 (Conflicts of Interest) has proposed changes that require a first reading by the Bellevue School District School Board at the May 16, 2017 meeting. Read More
On May 2, 2017, the Bellevue School District School Board approved the adoption of FOSS Next Generation as the new elementary science curriculum and Amplify Science 6-8 as the new middle school science curriculum. Implementation will begin in the 2017-18 school year.
Students participating in high school athletics programs, along with their parents, are encouraged to complete a Bellevue School District High School Athletics Survey. Surveys are used to evaluate all aspects of athletic programs. We hope to identify areas for improvement and provide meaningful goals and professional development for coaching staff.
The final meeting of the Donation Policy Review Committee took place on April 19, 2017Read More