August 28, 2020                                 

Good morning,

We are getting excited to kick off another school year!  It’s been wonderful to see our students again as they pick up their laptops and begin to reconnect with friends and staff.  It’s a tough way to start the year but Wolverines are strong, resilient and never one to back down from a challenge.  We are Bellevue!

Student Schedules: We are very close to finishing our master schedule and students will be able to view their schedules soon.  Please recognize we are in an exceptionally unique environment with remote, hybrid and virtual options factored into our schedule of classes.  We expect a few bumps as we get started the first few days of school.  If you or your students notice an error in their schedule next week, see down below for when and how to submit a request for a schedule correction.

Textbooks and Materials: We will send out detailed information regarding textbook and material distribution next week.  Students will pick up these items after Labor Day.  All of our staff will be starting the year with online resources and begin with orienting students to our new Learning Management System and establishing safe and healthy remote learning communities.

 

Please read down for a few updates and reminders about the days and weeks ahead. 

 

Warm regards,

Vic Anderson              Katie Klug                              Thomas Gangle

Principal                     Assistant Principal                  Assistant Principal

 

Important Dates and Updates: 

Laptop DistributionLast Day

Today is the last day for laptop distribution prior to the start of school at BHS.  Today, Freshmen will come to pick up and configure their new school laptops.  If your student will be returning prior to the start of the school year but were unable to come this week, they can pick up their laptop at Newport High School starting on September 1, from 8:00am-3:00pm. If a student will not be returning to Bellevue prior to the start of school, please contact Assistant Principal, Thomas Gangle, at ganglet@bsd405.org

Backpack Distribution

If you missed the chance to get a backpack this week and still need one, don’t worry.  Please contact Israel Perez, Family Engagement Specialist.  He can be reached via email at perezi@bsd405.org

 

Virtual Parent Meeting for Spanish Speaking Families

Mr. Perez and Dr. Anderson will be hosting a Virtual Parent Meeting for our Spanish speaking families on Monday, August 31st, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Use this link to join us on Microsoft Teams right at 7:00 p.m. on Monday. 

Virtual Parent Meeting for our Spanish Speaking Families

¡Sea usted bienvenido a la escuela Bellevue High School! tendremos una reunión virtual a través de los servicios del programa Teams de Microsoft, en la cual estaremos proveyendo información y respuestas a sus preguntas para nuestra comunidad hispanoparlante. Talvez tenga usted dudas y preguntas con respecto a los servicios de la escuela, tales como ¿Qué es lo que loas alumnos necesitan para graduarse?  ¿Dónde puedo encontrar apoyo o ayuda?

 

Lo invitamos a que se nos una a nuestra reunión virtual este lunes 31 de agosto de las 7 a las 8 de la noche a través del programa Teams de Microsoft. Presione este botón justo a las 7 de la noche. link (botón).

 

Teams esta disponible en iPhones, Android, Mac y Windows (en las tiendas virtuales respectivas)

 

Sera un enorme placer poder disfrutar de su presencia. Si tiene usted problemas para ingresar a la reunión, por favor mande un texto al señor Israel Pérez al numero 425-373-6150 o si prefiere a través del correo electrónico perezi@bsd405.org y haremos todo lo que nos sea posible para resolver cualquier problema técnico que se presente.

 

Con mucho respeto,

 

Vic Anderson       Israel Pérez

 

Virtual Freshman Orientation – Wednesday, September 2nd

 

First Day of 2020-2021 School Year – Thursday, September 3rd

A.M., Periods 1-4, Students attend class with educators for online instruction:

  • 8:00-8:50: Period 1 Class
  • 9:00-9:50: Period 2 Class
  • 10:00-10:50: Period 3 Class
  • 11:00-11:50: Period 4 Class

Lunch, 12 to 12:30 p.m.

P.M., Periods 1-4, students will learn in small groups, have individual time with their teacher, or work independently:

  • 12:30-1:10: Period 1 Small group, one-on-one support, or independent learning
  • 1:15-1:55: Period 2 Small group, one-on-one support, or independent learning
  • 2:00-2:40: Period 3 Small group, one-on-one support, or independent learning
  • 2:45-3:25: Period 4 Small group, one-on-one support, or independent learning

 

Virtual Curriculum Night – Thursday, September 24th (tentative)

  • 6:30 pm—8:30 pm

 

Student Forms, Information and Applications

This year, all forms, information and applications are available online.  By making these available online, parents will be able to access the forms and information when it is most convenient for them.  It is important that all families use the list of links below to ensure a smooth start to the school year for their student.

 

  1. Student Data Verification using ParentVue, available beginning August 19th

(https://bsd405.org/departments/district-technology/online-student-data-verification/ )

  1. Student Fees (https://touchbase.bsd405.org/ )
  2. Temporary Remote Learning Schedule (https://bsd405.org/planning-for-fall/instructional-models/full-remote-learning/#secondary)
  3. Free/Reduced Lunch Application (https://bsd405.org/services/nutrition-services/free-reduced/ )
  4. District Calendar (https://bsd405.org/wp-content/pdf/calendar/2020-2021-family-staff-calendar.pdf)
  5. PTSA membership, Directory forms and Information (http://www.bellevuehighptsa.com/wp/ )
  6. Bellevue Schools Foundation (http://www.bellevueschoolsfoundation.org/ )
    8. Student Accident Insurance Information—forms available in Main Office

 

Online Student Data Verification

The Online Student Data Verification process for the 2020-21 school year started on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. This is only for families of students in grades Kindergarten through Grade 12 (preschool students are not included in this process). If you are also a parent in the district, on August 19 you can update your student’s information by signing into ParentVUE to update information. The first time you log in, you will be directed to data verification.

Parents can:

  • Update your address online and provide the required proofs of address electronically
  • Update your primary email address for district and school communications
  • Update your student’s demographic data
  • Manage your student’s emergency contact list
  • Update your student’s photo permissions

Questions: 

 

Bellevue High School PTSA

Bellevue PTSA is committed to helping students, teachers and staff succeed during these extraordinary times. We can’t predict how COVID-19 will impact the school experience this year but we are expecting both new and ongoing requests for support. We are working to make the greatest impact possible on the Bellevue High community and provide support where it’s most needed. Your membership will likely support distance learning and the need to modify in-class teaching, increased social and emotional student support, staff appreciation, academic and college application support, and many other programs. Thank you for helping BHS in this challenging time.

 

Sign up online

 

We invite all parents, guardians, students, staff and interested community members to join the Bellevue High PTSA. The PTSA’s voice in advocating for all youth in Bellevue and Washington is strengthened by our membership numbers.

 

Join the BHS PTSA at http://www.bellevuehighptsa.com/wp/joinptsa/ (preferred method)

-or-

Fill out the form below and mail with check, payable to BHS PTSA, mail to :

Bellevue High PTSA Membership, 10416 Wolverine Way, Bellevue WA 98004

 

Attachment with form; Join Bellevue High School PTSA 2.docx

Did you know? Class fees, if applicable, will be automatically updated to student accounts based on their schedules.  We encourage families to purchase yearbooks, ASB and PTSA memberships online at touchbase.  Families/Students will pay class fees mid-September once schedules are finalized.

 

Student Schedule Corrections

If you believe your schedule has an error, please complete a Schedule Correction From and submit the completed form to the Main Office or to the Counseling Center.

SCHEDULE CORRECTIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR CORE CLASSES ONLY. If you are requesting a

schedule correction you must meet at least one of the six criteria:

  1. Incomplete Schedule.  9th and 10th graders must be enrolled in seven classes and 11th and 12th graders must have a minimum of six classes. (Open 1st or 7th period only).
  2. Seniors missing a course required for graduation
  3. Prerequisite courses not completed (or previously failed)
  4. Time conflict with a course taken at another school
  5. Scheduled for the same course twice
  6. Have already taken this class.

Schedule Correction Form is at : https://bsd405.org/bhs/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/07/Schedule-Correction-Form.pdf

 

Bellevue High School Athletics & Activities

Sign up for all Athletics and Activities for the 2020-21 school year on the Bellevue High School Athletic and Activities page https://bsd405.org/bhs/wolverines/athletics/

 

Due to COVID 19, the Fall Athletics season for ALL Fall Sports will begin on March 1st, 2021 with the exception of football beginning on February 17th, 2021. A complete calendar of start and finish dates can be found on our district website here.

All Athletics programs will require all forms to be completed on FinalForms including an up to date physical clearance form and for sports that more physical a concussion protocol ImPACT test. ImPACT testing will resume as soon possible.  https://bsd405.org/wp-content/pdf/health/sports-medical-history-physical-exam.pdf

Athletics Department Contacts:

John Hill

Athletic Director

425-456-7038

hillj@bsd405.org

 

Kelli Mayer

Assistant Athletic Director

425-456-7039

mayerk@bsd405.org

 

IMMUNIZATIONS ~ Make sure you’re up to date!

Find a list of resources below provided by our Nurse, Sandy Bacerdo.

 

English:

Proof of Immunization, Immunity, of Exemption Paperwork Missing

Stepping Stone Pediatrics is offering FREE vaccination clinics for children ages 0-18 – even if you are not a current patient of their office.

 

Clinics are Saturdays, August 15, 22, 29

15710 NE 24th St., Bellevue

You MUST make an appointment before going at steppingstonepeds.org/vaccineclinic.

 

Highland Health Center Vaccine Clinic

If your BSD student is due for immunizations, we want to help them get caught up!  The Highland Health Center will be at Stevenson Elementary from 10a-4p on Wednesday, 8/26.  This is a no-cost service for BSD students. A parent/guardian needs to be present. Please call the Highland Health Center at 206-503-3132 for more information. Se habla Español.

 

Need help finding a doctor or clinic, or other health resources? Call the Help Me Grow Washington Hotline at 1-800-322-2588.

Not sure if your child is up to date on their vaccines? Access their immunization record for free at wa.myir.net/register

 

For additional information and resources about immunizations during COVID-19, visit immunitycommunitywa.org.

 

Falta prueba de vacunación, inmunidad o documentación de exención

 

Stepping Stone Pediatrics ofrece clínicas de vacunación GRATUITAS para niños de 0 a 18 años, incluso si no es un paciente actual de su consultorio.

Las clínicas son los sábados, 15, 22 y 29 de agosto.

15710 NE 24th St., Bellevue

DEBE hacer una cita antes de ir a steppingstonepeds.org/vaccineclinic.

Ver el volante adjunto.

Clínica para vacunas del Centro de Salud de Highland

Si su estudiante del Distrito Escolar de Bellevue tiene vacunas requeridas pendientes, ¡queremos ayudarle a ponerse al día!

El Centro de Salud de Highland estará en la escuela Stevenson Elementary desde las 10am hasta las 4pm  el Miércoles, 8/26. Este es un servicio que se ofrece sin costo para los estudiantes del Distrito Escolar de Bellevue. Un padre/representante debe estar presente. Por favor llame al Centro de Salud de Highland al 206-503-3132 para más información. Se habla Español.

¿Necesita ayuda para encontrar un médico o clínica u otros recursos de salud? Llame a la línea de Help Me Grow Washington al 1-800-322-2588.

 

¿No está seguro si su hijo está al día en vacunas? Acceda a su registro de vacunas de forma gratuita en wa.myir.net/register

 

Para obtener información adicional y recursos sobre vacunas durante COVID-19, visite immunitycommunitywa.org

 

中文:

 

免疫、免疫力证明和豁免文件缺失

墊脚石小儿科將為0-18歲的儿童提供免费疫苗接种-即使您目前不是他們辦公室的患者。

診所開放時間為周六, 八月十五, 八月二十二, 及八月二十九日

地址:15710 NE 24th St.贝尔维尤

您必先预约才能进入steppingstonepeds.org/vaccineclinic。

请参閱随附的傳單

 

Tiếng Việt:

Diànjiǎoshí xiǎo’érkē jiāng wèi 0-18 suì de értóng tígōng miǎnfèi de yìmiáo jiēzhǒng zhěnsuǒ-jíshǐ nín dāngqián bùshì tāmen bàngōngshì de huànzhě.

Érzi lā sī luòsī·sà bā duō sī (Lasclínicas)15 suì,22 suì hé 29 suì.

15710 NE 24th St., Bèi’ěr wéi yóu

Nín bìxū xiān yùyuē cáinéng jìnrù steppingstonepeds.Org/vaccineclinic.

Qǐng cānyuè suí fù de chuándān.

 

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