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Addressing School Meal Debt through Sunshine Fund Donations

The Bellevue School District’s Sunshine Fund helps pay negative meal balances for students in need. Since the beginning of the 2022-23 school year when the federal waivers for free meals expired (in part, because of COVID-19), student meal debt is on an alarming rise. Families are asked to review their individual accounts and assist the Sunshine Fund through donations, to potentially decrease food insecurity and support our students and the fund.Read More

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BSD Students Make Big Strides Towards Zero Waste

This year twenty-four schools in the Bellevue School District took part in the annual “Cafeteria Challenge” sponsored by the City of Bellevue, Bellevue School District and Bellevue Utilities. Schools competed to produce the least amount of trash sent to landfill, as opposed to recycling or compost. After weighing everything in, Puesta del Sol won the big prize, reducing waste to just 1.77 grams per student – the same weight as a paperclip!Read More