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To help our families stay safe while we stay connected, we created the BSD Family Emergency Preparedness Plan. This plan is interactive with games and activities for students and parents. In addition to the handout, we have also created a series of videos to help guide families as they plan for emergencies together.


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Training Today to Prepare for Tomorrow: BSD Student Reunification Jump-Out Team Equips Staff with Skills to Respond During Critical Incidents

In the event of an emergency, the Bellevue School District may be required to release students to parents and guardians through our controlled student reunification process. Recently, members of the BSD central office Reunification Jump-Out Team deployed to one of our off-site locations to familiarize themselves with the site, emergency resources available, and to walk through the reunification process.Read More

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Community Awareness – Rise in Cyber Kidnapping Schemes

Cyber kidnappings aim to get an individual to believe that a loved one has been kidnapped, are in immediate danger and a ransom must be paid. These schemes often involve the use of technology such as artificial intelligence voice spoofing, caller ID spoofing, and social media activity to convince unsuspecting victims to pay money. BSD Safety and Security provides some guidance to our learning community in the event they become impacted by a cyber kidnapping schemeRead 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.