Did you know that bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma? The BSD Safety and Security team is offering bleeding control training to BSD students in order to familiarize them with the bleeding control kits installed throughout the district and more. This training is just one of the ways that Safety and Security has continued to provide vital, life-saving training for our learning community during the pandemic.Read More
Incidents involving guns continue to be a threat to our students, their families and our staff. Unsecured guns are part of a significant public health and safety crisis. However, simple steps can reduce unwanted access to and theft of firearms.Read More
Would you feel ready to jump into action following an emergency? The Bellevue High School Safety and Security Squad was created to teach students basic life safety skills in order to build confidence and resilience during response to emergencies and disasters of all types.Read More
In December 2018 David Tomihiro, an English teacher at Bellevue High School, attended the Bellevue School District’s Safety Academy training. At that time, he did not know that six months later he would be utilizing those skills in a real-life emergency.Read More
Check out this article featuring Ginger Bonnell from our Safety and Security Department! Bonnell talks about how we are reviewing our emergency protocols as we begin our new school year. Read More
Check out this KUOW interview featuring Doug James and Ginger Bonnell from our Safety and Security Department! They talk about emergency supply caches at each school, as well as disaster kits in each classroom. Read More
Sara Lockwood and Doug Faulkner are the Safety Team Leads at Eastgate Elementary School. Along with their Principal, May Pelto, and their Assistant Principal, Mary Colòn, they were awarded the Sheepdog Challenge Coin Award from the Bellevue School District Safety & Security Department.Read More
Our Safety and Security department has recently implemented LobbyGuard – a new visitor management system for all of our schools and buildings. The system will be launched in a phased rollout throughout the month of September and enhances safety for our students, staff and families.Read More
Teachers are the first line of defense with students acting out in a way that could turn deadly. We’re also asking our teachers to take on another role — with active-shooter training and first aid classes.
Tillicum Middle School started off this school year with the latest security features and upgrades. The school was rebuilt to keep threats out and student and staff safe.