Well before setting foot in a classroom as a computer science teacher, Chad Magendanz had huge impacts on the lives of teachers and students across Washington State. Currently, he teaches computer science at Odle Middle School and Sammamish High School with conditional certification as part of CWU’s Alternative Pathways to Teaching Program.Read More
Congratulations to Bellevue School District students Mehr Grewal and Eshika Saxena for being recognized in the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards! Mehr was honored as a Washington State Honoree for her work in promoting good health and acts of service. Eshika was recognized as a Distinguished Finalist for starting a nonprofit that encourages girls to pursue STEM fields and the sickle cell app she developed. Read More
Congratulations to Sonja Reid, school nurse at Odle Middle School and Ardmore Elementary, who was named Washington State School Nurse of the Year by the School Nurses of Washington. Read More
Since 2002 the district has completed rebuilding 18 schools, with Enatai Elementary and Odle Middle School most recently unveiled in the fall of 2016.
The district was recognized by Puget Sound Energy (PSE) with grants for the new Odle Middle School and Enatai Elementary buildings meeting high energy efficiency markers. Read More
Congratulations to Naomi Bashkansky, an eighth grade student at Odle Middle School who won the 2016 World School Class Chess Championship in the girls under 13 category, held Dec. 2-12 in Sochi, Russia.Read More
Congratulations to Odle Middle School’s Symphony Orchestra that was selected to perform at the regional National Association of Music Educators (NAFME) Northwest Conference on Feb. 18, 2017. Read More
Congratulations to Odle Middle School’s Space Potatoes who won the International Rocketry Challenge in London this summer. The team included Mikaela Ikeda, Stephanie Han, Karl Deerkop, Srivatshan Sakthinarayanan and Larry Jing. Read More
Over the weekend Bellevue School District students competed at the 2016 International Conference in Lansing, Michigan. There were students from more than 30 states and 15 countries also competing at the event.
Congratulations to Odle Middle School’s Space Potatoes rocketry team, which was named National Champions at the 2016 Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) National Finals!Read More