Students and families from all BSD high schools are invited to attend the 2023 BSD Virtual College Conference on February 7 and 8. The conference is highly recommended for juniors and their families, but it is a great opportunity for ALL high school families to learn from professionals and knowledgeable BSD staff about applying for college. Read More
Communications & Community Relations
Meet the Team
Chief Communication and Engagement Officer
Assistant Director of Communication
Communication Engagement Specialist
Web Content Manager
Web Content Specialist
Digital Social Media Marketing Specialist
For questions about district communications
To use communications strategies, tools, public information, and storytelling to inspire each and every student and family to learn and thrive as creators of their future world.
The mission of the Bellevue School District Communications Department is to share factual and timely messages that serve all community members with accessible information through a transparent and dynamic communications process across all BSD media channels.
We strive to communicate the lived experiences of our learning community through stories that reflect and value one another’s humanity and. provides courageous support to affirm and inspire a sense of belonging.
As a values-driven Communications Department, we strive to embody our shared purpose each and every day, in every interaction, between and among our school community. To that end, we’ve identified the following values to guide our work in the way we prioritize our energies and efforts, how we make decisions, and ultimately how we serve our students and each other:
- Service – We strive to deliver communications to the platforms our community members use.
- Integrity –We aim to provide transparent and accessible communication methods with our community members We encourage proactive and transparent communication with our community members, we strive to use inclusive practices in our communications methods and delivery.
- Excellence – We aim to produce content in line with regional and national standards of school communication and engagement practices.
- Compassion – We are mindful of and respond to the thoughts and feelings of others, and are kind, authentic, and self-aware in our interactions.
- Respect – We welcome diverse ideas and contributions, assume each other’s best intent, and honor each other’s strengths and traditions.
- Collaboration – We seek to build regular thought-partnerships related to our communications methods, messages, and technologies to sustain continuous cycles of improvement.
Our Mission, Vision and Values were developed from the Bellevue School District’s Strategic Plan
Who Should I Contact?
For questions about district programs and to provide feedback to district administration – departments: Let’s Talk
Stay Connected with us!
The BSD News & Events e-newsletter is emailed to BSD families and staff on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The newsletter is a compilation of the news and information shared on the bsd405.org homepage and on the District News webpage.
Other ways to stay connected
Stay up-to-date on news and information from across the district. Explore the stories below to learn more about school, student and staff accomplishments, district updates, resources for families, upcoming events, and more.
lack History Month is an annual celebration of African American achievement and recognition of the role Black Americans have played throughout history. Read More
BSD will be distributing free COVID-19 at-home rapid test kits to students, staff and their families December 12-16 ahead of Winter Break.Read More
On Thursday, January 26, the Bellevue School District Board of Directors announced that Dr. Kelly Aramaki has been selected as the new superintendent of Bellevue School District. Aramaki will begin the role as superintendent on July 1, 2023.Read More
An e-newsletter was sent to BSD staff and families on Wednesday, January 25, which includes the latest BSD news, including stories from schools, district updates, upcoming events and more.Read More
Families wishing to learn more about the impacts of enrollment on impacted elementary schools can attend a virtual session tonight, Tuesday, January 24, 2023.Read More
Bellevue School District is in the process of piloting two new mathematics curriculum for Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2. Read More
For the 2023 King Holiday Observance, the King Center established the theme: It Starts With Me, Cultivating a Beloved Community Mindset to Transform Unjust Systems.Read More
Lunar New Year celebrations began on Sunday, January 22, 2023, and usher in the Year of the Rabbit (Chinese calendar) and the Year of the Cat (Vietnamese calendar). More than one billion people throughout the world will celebrate Lunar New Year over multiple days with a variety of traditions.Read More
Melissa deVita, BSD’s Deputy Superintendent of Finance and Operations continues the Planning for the Future series by sharing the impacts of lower enrollment at our elementary schools. She includes details about how school finances work, where money is spent, the impact of enrollment declines, and some strategies the district can use to address these declines.Read More