At the end of September 2023, the Let’s Talk platform will be removed from district webpages. In order to continue to center the needs of our community and provide consistent and timely two-way communication, a new Contact Us webpage, is now available for community members to reach district departments.Read More
In January 2023, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will begin requiring food manufacturers to list a ninth major food allergen, sesame, on their ingredient labels. Upon learning of this upcoming change, Bellevue School District’s Nutrition Services Department began examining our products and recipes for sesame ingredients. Read More
BSD Nutrition Services recently introduced students at Clyde Hill Elementary to the new Passports to Flavors of the World program, which offers a sampling of foods from different regions around the world. Read More
In a video interview, BSD Director of Nutrition, Wendy Weyer, shares how the Nutrition Services team has worked to serve over 850,000 free meals to students throughout the pandemic despite supply chain challenges. Read More
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
Check out all the ways our schools ensure that waste reduction, recycling and composting are practiced and promoted through our Green Genius program.Read More
Preschoolers at Puesta Del Sol learned about locally grown food for Taste of Washington Day. Read More
Your child(ren) may qualify for free or reduced priced meals as well as other benefits including a waiver for some school fees. Qualification is based on household income.
This year the district has been exploring options to improve the elementary lunch period, including ongoing work with our parents on this topic.
Students need sufficient time to eat a healthy lunch. As our schools have grown in size, we have found that some students are spending the bulk of their lunch period moving through the lunch line, leaving little time to eat their lunch. We are working on some short and long term solutions to address this concern.