STEM & Problem-Based Learning

Students in the Biology/Chemistry class work with UW researchers to prepare new cancer drug delivery systems. Read more …

Sammamish Leads

Our innovative summer program allows students to connect with professionals in industry to increase career and college readiness while working to solve real-world problems. Read more…

Bringing in Outside Expertise

Community members and industry professionals work with us to make learning and instruction authentic and relevant to the discipline, the classroom, and the student. Read more...

Newest Video on Edutopia

The George Lucas Educational Foundation website, Edutopia, has just released the latest video documenting our work with Problem-based Learning. Edutopia will be following up with teacher blogs providing more insights into some of our program componenets. Read the first of those blogs here.

Sammamish High School One of Six in Nation Named "Microsoft Mentor School"

Sammamish is one of only six schools in the United States and just 80 worldwide selected as a Microsoft Mentor School for the 2013-2014 school year. Sammamish High was recognized for its innovative use of technology to transform education. Learn more...

Sammamish Construction Update

A brand-new Sammamish High School will be built around the existing Performing Arts Center. The three-story, 300,000 square foot project will take several years to complete, but when the final piece is in place, Sammamish students will have a state-of-the-art school designed with a focus on its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program. Learn more...

Sammamish Begins Laptop Pilot Program

Each and every student in the SHS Class of 2017 will receive a new laptop to use in class and take home with them. Sammamish is an ideal location for the pilot program. As freshmen, Sammamish students take four yearlong courses: Honors Freshman Composition and Literature, AP Human Geography, Biology/Chemistry and Math. All courses demand the regular use of technology to collaborate, communicate and develop high quality student work. Learn more...

Senior Rachel Rock Takes First at National Screen Printing Competition

Rachel represented Washington in the event after winning the state competition last spring.Students from Sammamish's Production Graphics class continues to show well at the SkillsUSA Championships, a national-level competition for students enrolled in career and technical education programs. This is Sammamish’s second gold medal at nationals in the past five years.

Sammamish Among "America’s Most Challenging High Schools"

SHS claimed the #3 spot in Washington state and ranks 90th among the top 160 schools in the nation. The Washington Post 2013 Challenge Index is a nationally recognized ranking of how well schools prepare students for college. Learn more...

Reinventing a Public High School with Problem-Based Learning

After being awarded an Investing in Innovation (I3) grant from the Department of Education, Sammamish High School is transforming from traditional delivery of instruction to a completely problem-based learning curriculum. Learn more...

STEM Innovations at Sammamish

Part 1 of 4:STEM at Sammamish
Part 2 of 4:STEM & PBL
Part 3 of 4:Helping All Students
Part 4 of 4:Community Support
 

New Building

Learn about the building and site plans here. Parking map is found here. For more information see our FAQ.
 

Sammamish Leads

IMAGINE, INNOVATE, INSPIRE

Formerly known as Starting Strong, Sammamish Leads is a unique summer experience at Sammamish High School.

Registration for Sammamish Leads 2014 (August 18 - 27) is now open!  Please click here. 

 

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Contact Us

Sammamish High School
100 140th Ave SE
Bellevue, WA 98005
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Principal:
Tom Duenwald

Assistant Principals:
Michelle Renee
Tom O'Connor

Office Manager:
Millie Laird

Main Office:
425-456-7600

Attendance:
425-456-7606

Office Hours:
7:45am - 3:30pm