Congratulations to Bellevue and Interlake Jazz Bands for top honors at the 9th Annual Newport Jazz Festival on March 11.

The Bellevue High School Jazz 1 Band took First Place in the 3A Division and Interlake High School Jazz Band 1 took Runner-up. Bellevue Jazz Band 2 and Interlake Jazz Band 2 took Runner up in the A/AA Division. Bellevue High Jazz Student Jake Escobar earned Outstanding Soloist Recognition in the AAA Division for Bass.

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.