The following bus routes will not be running due to driver availability tomorrow, January 27.
63 – serving Newport HS, International School, and Big Picture School.
17 – serving Bellevue HS, International School, and Big Picture School.
10 – serving Clyde Hill ES and Spiritridge ES.
All other bus routes servicing these schools will run normally as scheduled.

Congratulations to Bellevue, Interlake and Newport Speech and Debate teams for their success at the Washington State Finals event, held at the University of Puget Sound, March 11, 17 and 18.

State Debate

  • 1st place: Interlake High School

Congressional Debate – Team Category

  • 3rd place: Joshua Ip, Kavya Srikanth and Raymond Hsu, Interlake High School

Congressional Debate – Individual Category

  • 5th place: Georgia Spurrier, Bellevue High School
  • 6th place: Joshua Ip, Interlake High School
  • Finalist: Raymond Hsu, Interlake High School
  • Finalist: Sachi Madan, Newport High School
  • Finalist: Kavya Srikanth, Interlake High School

Lincoln-Douglas Debate

  • 1st place (tie): Richard Ma and Alia Memon, Interlake High School
  • Quarterfinalist: Akhil Mandala, Newport High School
  • Octafinalist: Jay Yang, Newport High School
  • 8th place Speaker Award: Akhil Mandala, Newport High School

Policy Debate Partners

  • 1st place: Kelsey Chen, Alex Li and Jasmine Sun, Interlake High School
  • 6th place: Andrew Rowe and Sterling Yun, Interlake High School

Extemporaneous Speaking – 3A

  • 4th place: Kavya Srikanth, Interlake High School

Extemporaneous Speaking – 4A

  • 3rd place: Akhil Mandala, Newport High School

Impromptu Speaking – 3A

  • 5th place: Kavya Srikanth, Interlake High School

Impromptu Speaking – 4A

  • 7th place: Sophie Liu, Newport High School

Additionally Bellevue High’s debate team was named Academic State Champions. For more information about the state speech and debate tournament visit: www.wiaa.com

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.