Choice School and Program Application Period Opens

Choice School Applications for the 2020-21 school year will be accepted from 9:00 am on Monday, December 7, 2020 to Friday January 15, 2021 at 4:30 pm. Offer notifications will be emailed in February 2021. This application process is for incoming kindergarten or 6th grade entry to the appropriate choice school or program.

If you would like to add your student to a Choice School waitlist for other grade levels, please visit our Apply to Choice Schools and Programs page for more information. For a listing of common questions and answers about the Choice School Programs, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Choice School and Program Application Period Closes

Choice School Applications for the 2020-21 school year will be accepted from 9:00 am on Monday, December 7, 2020 to Friday January 15, 2021 at 4:30 pm. Offer notifications will be emailed in February 2021. This application process is for incoming kindergarten or 6th grade entry to the appropriate choice school or program.

If you would like to add your student to a Choice School waitlist for other grade levels, please visit our Apply to Choice Schools and Programs page for more information. For a listing of common questions and answers about the Choice School Programs, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) Information Session

The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) Information Session is part of the BSD and Special Needs PTA’s Family Resource Series. Please join this family-focused informational session regarding both DDA Intake & Eligibility Rules and Processes and Services. Learn if your child might be eligible for DDA services. Also learn about a variety of services DDA offers, such as but not limited to: personal care, waivers, respite care, behavior support/consultation, supported employment, assistive technology, behavior support and consultation, environmental adaptations, therapeutic equipment/supplies, nurse delegation, speech, hearing & language services, specialized clothing, transportation, and more. This session is designed for parents/caregivers who want a basic understanding of DDA, which can support children from birth to adults, lifelong.

  • When: Tuesday December 8, 2020, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Microsoft Teams. Register using CVENT. A link to join virtually will be emailed to participants upon registration.

Translation services will be available through Microsoft Translator app using your smart phone. If you do not have access to a smartphone, please let us know when you receive the Teams invitation email.

Get help with Microsoft Teams:

  • Microsoft has a video tutorial on attending a live event (English, Español, 简体中文) and more on their website (English, Español, 简体中文)
  • Translations are available using Microsoft Translator – change your language in Teams in the settings. Change settings in Teams (English, Español, 简体中文)
  • Supported operating systems:
    • Windows 7 and later (32-bit and 64-bit), macOS X 10.10 and later
    • Supported mobile operating systems: Android 4.4 and later, iOS 10 and later
    • Supported web browsers: Chrome (last 3 versions, Edge RS2 and later, Firefox (last 3 versions), Internet Explorer 11, Safari

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Superintendent’s Community Advisory Council (S-CAC) Meeting

To learn more, please visit the Superintendent’s Community Advisory Council (S-CAC) page.

Get help with Microsoft Teams:

  • Microsoft has a video tutorial on attending a live event (English, Español, 简体中文) and more on their website (English, Español, 简体中文)
  • Translations are available using Microsoft Translator – change your language in Teams in the settings. Change settings in Teams (English, Español, 简体中文)
  • Supported operating systems:
    • Windows 7 and later (32-bit and 64-bit), macOS X 10.10 and later
    • Supported mobile operating systems: Android 4.4 and later, iOS 10 and later
    • Supported web browsers: Chrome (last 3 versions, Edge RS2 and later, Firefox (last 3 versions), Internet Explorer 11, Safari

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Relaxation Strategies to Support Students and Adults During Stressful Times (General Session)

The Bellevue School District strives to support our parent community. We know that currently, mental health continues to be a top family concern as we all face unprecedented times and unexpected hardships. In partnership with the district counseling program, social-emotional curriculum developers, family engagement team and community mental health partners, the district are hosting a series of community forums to inform, support and empower families on issues surrounding mental health.

This session will be recorded and posted for viewing for those not able to join the live event.

  • When: Wednesday, January 13 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Microsoft Teams.

Get help with Microsoft Teams:

  • Microsoft has a video tutorial on attending a live event (English, Español, 简体中文) and more on their website (English, Español, 简体中文)
  • Translations are available using Microsoft Translator – change your language in Teams in the settings. Change settings in Teams (English, Español, 简体中文)
  • Supported operating systems:
    • Windows 7 and later (32-bit and 64-bit), macOS X 10.10 and later
    • Supported mobile operating systems: Android 4.4 and later, iOS 10 and later
    • Supported web browsers: Chrome (last 3 versions, Edge RS2 and later, Firefox (last 3 versions), Internet Explorer 11, Safari

Microsoft Teams, Watch the live event in Microsoft Teams landing page screenshot.


BSD Parent Accessibility Technology Training

Join Research Technology Specialists, Tara Jones and Maria Pickering, to learn about accessibility tools for your students like immersive reader, dictation tools, translator features, and some other tips.

Join Live Teams Link

The presentation and video link will be posted here after the presentation.

Check out this video to learn how to navigate a Live Event: Attendee Tools for Live Events

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Spanish Dual Language Information Night

Did you miss this event? Watch it on YouTube.

Please join us for a live virtual event  to learn about the Spanish Dual Language Program.

  • When: Wednesday, November 18th, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Microsoft Teams

During this live event, families will:

  • Meet some of the people who are part of the dual language leadership team
  • Learn more about the dual language program
  • Learn more about how DL students are supported remotely
  • Receive information about resources available to the community
  • Receive other general information and ask questions

The session will be recorded for families that cannot join the live event.

Download the Family Forum Flyer PDF: English | Español

(Español)

Por favor acompáñenos en este evento virtual para aprender más del programa dual en español.

Durante este evento virtual, las familias podrán:

  • Conocer a algunas de las personas que forman parte del equipo de liderazgo del programa dual
  • Aprender más acerca del programa dual
  • Aprender como los estudiantes son apoyados de manera remota
  • Recibir información acerca de los recursos disponibles para la comunidad
  • Recibir información general del programa dual y hacer preguntas

Esta sesión será grabada para las familias que no puedan asistir.

Usted puedes descargar el archivo volante de este evento en español el cual es un archivo de PDF.

Get help with Microsoft Teams:

  • Microsoft has a video tutorial on attending a live event (English, Español, 简体中文) and more on their website (English, Español, 简体中文)
  • Translations are available using Microsoft Translator – change your language in Teams in the settings. Change settings in Teams (English, Español, 简体中文)
  • Supported operating systems:
    • Windows 7 and later (32-bit and 64-bit), macOS X 10.10 and later
    • Supported mobile operating systems: Android 4.4 and later, iOS 10 and later
    • Supported web browsers: Chrome (last 3 versions, Edge RS2 and later, Firefox (last 3 versions), Internet Explorer 11, Safari

Microsoft Teams, Watch the live event in Microsoft Teams landing page screenshot.