Culture & Climate

A Year-round Commitment to Equity

I send you this important message during the month of February – with this week marking Black Lives Matter Week and the month marking Black History Month. Though we are wracked by a pandemic and still developing how and when we will return our students to in-person learning, other important work should and must continue. For us the critical work of equity is a year-round effort and our commitment is not just marked by a week or a month.Read More

Family & Community

Supporting Each Other During These Painful Times

In the midst of an extremely disruptive and deadly pandemic, I was deeply saddened and shocked to see the horrific video documenting the senseless death of George Floyd. The tragic killing of yet another black person by an officer sworn to protect and serve all of us is totally unacceptable. Such an injustice is not a value that Bellevue School District and its leadership will ever promote or silently condone.Read More