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Jeff Lowell

Athletics & Activities Director


12011 NE 1st Street
Bellevue, WA 98005

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(425) 456-4010

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2022-23 Athletics and Activities 

Registration for High School sports and activities is open. Check your school’s Athletics site for details. Learn about Middle School sports and activities here.

12/30/2022 Athletic Director Update

1/26/22 Department of Health Update to Athletics Guidance

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Vision and Mission

The Bellevue School District Athletics and Activities Department provides a comprehensive offering of programs that support the district’s commitment to affirming and inspiring each and every student to learn and thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.

Shared Values

The administration, staff, students, and parents of Bellevue School District schools value:

  • By creating opportunities to explore new interests and strengths
  • By investing in all programs at every level of the Bellevue School District
  • By committing to sportsmanship and fairness
  • By being responsive to individual concerns and community input
  • By providing growth through practice and competition
  • By maintaining a balance of individual and team achievement
  • By implementing a supportive environment in all athletic and activity programs
  • By building self-confidence and self-discipline to promote lifelong social, emotional, and physical health
  • By emphasizing life skills designed to foster positive mindsets
  • By demonstrating respect and appreciation for diversity and inclusion
  • By developing a sense of belonging within the Bellevue School District and the community
  • By nurturing relationships through effective communication
  • By modeling positive behavior for participants, staff, and supporters


The Bellevue School District Athletics and Activities Department provides guidance to students through athletics and activities as they develop into productive adults who understand that dedication, resiliency, and respect translate into success in life.

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Fall 2021 Sports Teams Excel Athletically and Academically

High school athletes across the district returned to compete this fall 2021 season and dominated not only on the field, court, course and pool, but also in the classroom. Eighteen teams across the district either made the state playoffs or had individual state qualifiers, all while the district scholar athletes racked up a combined 3.753 GPA, and two teams earned WIAA State Academic Champion honors. See all school team results below.Read More

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Mascot Change Evokes Mixed Emotions for Sammamish Staff, Students and Alumni

Sammamish High School administration embraced the April 26, 2021 state law, HB 1356, “prohibiting the inappropriate use of Native American names, symbols, or images as school mascots” and moved quickly to include the students and community in the deciding on a new mascot. Student leaders along with the student body overcame mixed emotions about the change, and the student body voted for the “Red Hawks” to start this school year after 62 years as the “Totems.” Read More

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Interlake Saints Volleyball Reflects on Rebuilding

The Interlake High School volleyball program has seen its share of ups and downs over the years. From winning seasons to tough losses, the coaches and athletes have faced every challenge head-on. And as of the past year, the program has navigated the adversity that comes with a pandemic. Eduardo Guerrero, Interlake’s Varsity Coach, shared his insights on the journey with an “amazing group of athletes” who helped rebuild the team over the last four years.Read More

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.