• We show up ready to participate in learning.
  • We see mistakes as opportunities for growth.
  • We reach out if we need help.


  • We care for our school space.
  • We value the time, effort, and contributions of others.
  • We honor others’ boundaries.


  • We celebrate the unique contributions each brings in terms of race, gender, ability, sexual orientation, religion, class, and culture.
  • We recognize when we exclude others and seek to be better.


  • We find what we love to learn about and stay curious.
  • We build skills, connections, and friendships.
  • We encourage each other to explore our passions.


  • We listen closely to others, remain, open to new ideas, and assume best intentions even when we disagree.
  • We choose kindness.
  • We pause, think, and avoid hurting others. If we cause harm, we seek to repair it.
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.