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BSD Students Learn Coding, Collaboration and Critical Thinking Skills During Computer Science Week

Students across the Bellevue School District participated in Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code from December 5-9, 2022. Hour of Code is a celebration of Computer Science that complements BSD’s STEM initiatives during the entire school year. Learn more about computer science and how BSD partners with the Bellevue Schools Foundation to create inclusive STEM pathways for all students. Read More

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BSD Family Connections Centers: Providing Support to Students and Families

Family Connections Centers have long been an important part of the Bellevue School District. A team of 12 work collaboratively to ensure that students have what they need to succeed in the classroom. That work often includes partnering with other staff at schools, such as counselors, and working with parents and guardians, as well as other organizations and community partners.Read More

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BSD Family Connections Centers: Thank You to Our Community Partners

The Bellevue School District’s Family Connections Centers (FCCs) have received an outpouring of support since the beginning of the pandemic. “We are going through this as a community – and we are a strong community,” says Melissa Slater, Equity Project Leader and National Board Program Coordinator as well as BSD’s Family Connections Centers coordinator. While Bellevue is generally perceived as a wealthy community without a population in need of support, there are many families in Bellevue in need of support and the need is growing in the face of the ongoing pandemic.Read More

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Gift Ensures Better Outcomes for Students

The Bellevue Schools Foundation recently announced the Sherry Ladd Endowment for Teacher Development. This generous gift of $500,000 from a family Foundation, managed by Ladds’s husband and two brothers, will be used to encourage and support National Board Certification for teachers in the Bellevue School District by paying for certification costs not covered by BSD or BSF.Read More