Congratulations to the Bellevue High and Newport marching bands for winning first place awards at the Autumn Leaf Festival Parade in Leavenworth on Sept. 23.
Awards & Recognition
Congratulations to Newport High School sophomore Shrey Aeron for being published in the September 2017 edition of the NANOWIRE newsletter, produced by RAIN (Remote Access Instruments for Nanotechnology) and affiliated with Penn State’s College of Engineering.
Last year Aeron was a student in Newport’s Nano Technology CTE class taught by Melissa Baker. In his article, Aeron described his experience in Baker’s class, including controlling a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) remotely to inspect strands of hair to solve a ‘whodunnit’ case.
To learn more about RAIN, visit http://www.nano4me.org/remoteaccess.
Congratulations to BSD graduates Bridget Littlefield (Newport) and Emily Stochel (Sammamish) for being named 2017 Outstanding Graduates at Western Washington University. Read More
Newport High School teacher Helene Tate recently joined 271 of the most accomplished teachers from across the country in Chicago, IL to help set the National Board Certification performance standards across 25 certificate areas. Tate collaborated with other National Board Certified Teachers in groups according to their National Board certificate area/specialty to help set the performance standards for accomplished teaching.
About the experience, Tate said, “Working with teachers from across the nation to set these Standards for National Boards was not only enjoyable, but one of the most valuable professional development experiences I have had.”
National Board Certification is the teaching profession’s mark of accomplished practice. The more than 112,000 teachers who have achieved Board certification demonstrate their ability to teach to profession’s highest standards.
For more information, visit the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
Congratulations to the Bellevue students who were named semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Nationally, about 16,000 students were named semifinalists this year.
Congratulations to Newport High School freshman Naomi Bashkansky for winning the North American Junior Girls U20 Chess Championship, held Aug. 31 – Sept.5 in Dallas, TX. Read More
Congratulations to Tillicum eighth grader Coco Mar, who competed in the USA Climbing Sport and Speed Youth National Championship July 13-16 in Kennesaw, GA. Mar placed first in the Speed Climbing category for her age group and her Vertical World Climbing team was awarded two podium team titles. Seventy-five youth climbing teams from across the country competed at the event.
Learn more by visiting USA Climbing’s website.
Congratulations to Bellevue School District staff member Heather Yancey for completing the Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification program at City University, which she learned about because of a partnership between City University and BSD. Read More
Congratulations to two Bellevue students for winning college-sponsored scholarship awards in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
District Administration magazine has named Bellevue School District a District of Distinction for its Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Initiative in its July 2017 issue.
Congratulations to Bellevue High senior JoJo Harber who was named Gatorade Player of the Year for Washington state and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) 2016-17 High School Girls Scholar Player of the Year. Read More
Congratulations to five Bellevue teams for representing Washington state at the Destination Imagination 2017 Global Finals in Knoxville, Tennessee. Read More
Congratulations to Interlake High School on winning this year’s 3A WIAA Scholastic Cup! The school was presented with the award at an assembly on June 9. Read More
Congratulations to Interlake sophomore Eshika Saxena on winning two awards at the Society for Science’s Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) held the week of May 14-19 in Los Angeles! Read More
The Bellevue High School Orchestra celebrated its 90th anniversary with a gala concert for the community on June 8. Read More