Congratulations to the BSD schools that received 2016 Washington Achievement Awards. Read More
This year Somerset has taken a new approach to assemblies; short weekly assemblies every Monday morning to focus on the school’s motto, One Somerset.
Congratulations and thank you to each of our district schools that participated in this year’s Green Genius Cafeteria Challenge! As with every year, results for each of the participating schools were extremely close and competitive. Read More
Permit pending, this summer the district plans on installing all-weather synthetic turf fields at five elementary schools for student and community use. These new fields, located at Enatai, Medina, Phantom Lake, Lake Hills and Somerset elementary schools, will use polyurethane coated rubber infill to eliminate player exposure to rubber. The polyurethane coat encapsulates the rubber and prevents the emission of any toxins, which has been the primary concern raised by Bellevue parents and community members.
On a sunny June afternoon, graduating district seniors gathered outside their former elementary school, Somerset, to reconnect, smile, laugh and hug before they begin their next chapter.
Congratulations to Kay Evans, a fifth grade student at Somerset who placed 4th, in the 3rd-5th grade division of the World Affairs Council essay contest. Essay submissions were focused on worldwide water crises. Read More
This year the Watchdog program was launched for the first time at Newport Heights. Although Watchdogs is a national program, Principal Brian Teppner chose to revise the focus to make it more about academics and student learning.
Congratulations to Somerset’s fourth grade teacher Linda Myrick, who was named a State of Washington Outstanding Civic Educator! Read More
Congratulations to Bennett and Somerset art teacher Lisa Crubaugh who was named the Pacific Region Elementary Art Educator for 2016 by the National Art Education Association.
Congratulations to Somerset students Andrew Gu and Daniel Jung who won medals at the 2016 Northwest Council of the Chopin Foundation piano competition. Read More