No school May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. Learn more about this closure.

Eastgate Elementary Eagle Sighting

May Pelto, Principal

Erlinda Iniguez, Assistant Principal

September 9, 2021

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Upcoming Dates

September 10 – PTA Back to School Social

October 7 – Virtual Curriculum Night, 6:00-6:45

October 8 – No School, Staff Professional Development Day

October 28 – Picture Day (Updated)



Back-to-School Social, Friday, September 10

  • 6:00 – 6:30 Low Sensory (No loud music, no dance lights, bubble machine on low, fewer people)
  • 6:30 – 7:30 All Families Welcome!

Join us for back to school fun at Eastgate’s Back to School Social. This year we have an obstacle course, games, friendship bingo, a bubble dance party, and mini golf!

Please consider signing up for a 30 minute volunteering shift or helping with set/clean up:

Please note: Masks must be worn at all times, regardless of vaccination status. No entry to the building will be permitted. No food or drinks.  This is a family event – no drop-offs.



Eastgate Family Ambassador Program

Eastgate Families,

Have you heard of the Eastgate Family Ambassador Program? We work to connect families new to Eastgate with families who have been here a few years. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

We can’t wait to help you connect!

-Eastgate Family Engagement Team



2021-2022 Official Notices

The 2021-2022 Official Notices, Weapons Policy and Truancy Laws are available on the district website. English, Spanish and Simplified Chinese versions can be found on the Official Notices page


The district would like to remind all students that they are required to review the Technology Responsible Use Pledge [English][Spanish][simplified Chinese][Hindi] and then agree to honor its terms.


Information for Families: 2021-2022 SEE BELOW

New: A Family Resource Center with basic needs will be opening at Highland Middle School starting September 7, 2021. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Family Connections Welcome Form Only for New Families or Families that did not do a Welcome Form last school year!

If your student qualifies for free and reduced lunch or if your family is facing financial hardship, you can apply to programs offered by our community partners. If you are interested, please complete the online form for each BSD student so that your family can be added to the appropriate community program list.  Please select your home school when completing this form.  Note: Being on a program list does not guarantee participation as these programs are funded and managed by our community partners (Bellevue LifeSpring, Backpack Meals, Jubilee REACH, Assistance League of the Eastside, Eastside Baby Corner, Congregation for Kids and more!).   Please complete the form in this link:  



BSD’s Family Connections Centers are open to all BSD students and families. In addition to providing families with food and hygiene items as needed, staff will continue to provide families with information about resources and services available in Bellevue.  To learn more about our Family Connections Centers, please follow this link:


¡NUEVO! Formulario de Bienvenida de Centro de Conexiones Familiares

Si su estudiante califica para almuerzo gratis o reducido o si su familia está atravesando dificultades financieras, puede inscribirse a los programas ofrecidos por nuestros socios comunitarios. Si está interesado, complete el formulario en línea para cada estudiante inscrito en el Distrito Escolar de Bellevue para que su familia pueda ser agregada a la lista de programas comunitarios apropiados. Seleccione su escuela de origen al completar este formulario. Nota: Estar en una lista de programas no garantiza la participación, ya que estos programas son financiados y administrados por nuestros socios comunitarios (Bellevue LifeSpring, Jubilee REACH, Assistance League of the Eastside, Eastside Baby Corner, Congregation for Kids y más). Complete el formulario en este enlace:



Los Centros de Conexiones Familiares del Distrito Escolar de Bellevue están abiertos a todos los estudiantes y familias de BSD. Además de proporcionar a las familias alimentos y los artículos de higiene que necesiten, el personal puede brindarles información sobre los recursos y servicios disponibles en Bellevue. Para obtener más información sobre nuestros Centros de Conexiones Familiares, visite este enlace:






如果您的學生有資格享用免費午餐或半價午餐,或者您的家庭面臨經濟困難,您可以申請我們的社區合作夥伴提供的協助項目。如果您有興趣, 請填寫每個 本學區 學生的線上申請表, 以便您的家庭可以加入相關的社區服務名單中。 請在填寫此表格時選擇您的學校。 注意:即使在名單上並不能保證一定能實際參與,因為這些項目由我們的社區合作夥伴資助及管理(貝爾維尤 LifeSpring、背包餐、JUBILEE REACH、東區援助聯盟、東區嬰兒、背包及學用品等等!  有意者請填寫此連結中的表格:


本學區 的家庭聯絡中心向所有 學區 學生及家庭開放。除了根據需要向家庭提供食品和衛生用品外, 工作人員將繼續向家庭提供有關貝爾維尤現有資源和服務的資訊。 要瞭解有關我們家庭聯絡中心更多資訊,請按照以下鏈接:HTTPs://



IF YOU ARE NEW to BSD for 2021-2022 school year please complete Welcome Form.

 PLEASE DO NOT complete another WELCOME FORM if you have already completed one last year.

To access the Welcome Form in English, please click here.

You can change your language preference on top once you have open hyperlink(rt click).




SI ES USTED NUEVO en el Distrito Escolar de Bellevue (BSD) para el año escolar 2021-2022, por favor complete el Formulario de Bienvenida. Por favor, si usted llenó este Formulario de Bienvenida el año pasado, NO LO COMPLETE una vez más.


Para acceder al Formulario de Bienvenida en inglés, haga clic aquí.


Se puede cambiar la preferencia del idioma en la parte superior de la página una vez que ya haya abierto el documento.





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.