BOOM Presents: Black History Beyond February – Movements that Transformed Our Region and Why

Event Location: Streamed online via Microsoft Teams – Join the meeting

Join us online as we live stream an engaging round table discussion with regional civil rights leader, Larry Gossett. The conversation will cover events that helped to shape and transform Seattle and the surrounding areas. Larry Gossett and select guests will engage in dialogue that highlights the ongoing journey toward racial and social justice for Black people both then and now.

This event is proudly sponsored by BSD Equity and Family Engagement and the Bellevue Schools Foundation.

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Preparing to Launch Into Adulthood: Family-Focused Information Session about IEP Transition Plans

Please join the BSD Special Education Department and the Bellevue Special Needs PTA for a family-focused info session about Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Transition Plans, which are legally required to be in a student’s IEP the year they turn 16. This session will help learn more about the power of a solid Transition Plan to support their student’s future.

Event Location: Online via Microsoft Teams

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BSD College Conference

Participate In Person or Online

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

  • Welcome and Keynote Speech: 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.
    • Welcome by Dr. Kelly Aramaki, Superintendent, Bellevue School District
  • Session A: 6:40 7:10 p.m.
  • Session B: 7:20 – 7:50 p.m.
  • Session C: 8:00 – 8:30 p.m.

In Person

Highland Middle School
15027 Ne Bel/Red Road

*Most speakers will be in person at Highland


Sessions will be live streamed on Teams from Highland.
Participants can ask questions through the ‘Q & A’  feature.

Join Keynote Online

Join this event in person or online, that will feature a keynote speaker and offer a variety of several sessions where students and families can learn about the admissions process, financial aid, college entrance exams, college essays, finding your fit, and exploring post-secondary opportunities through military options, sports recruiting, and Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs.


This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Kelly Aramaki, Superintendent of the Bellevue School District @6:00 pm.

Students and families from all high schools are welcome to join!

*NEW* sessions added this year include:

  • University of California schools panel
  • Western Undergraduate Exchange
  • Out of State Flagship Universities
  • WA Guaranteed Admissions (WA GAP) schools panel
  • University of Washington focused session
  • Bellevue College focused session
  • Additional BSD Alumni panel

The BSD College Conference is highly recommended for juniors and their families but is a great opportunity for ALL high school families to learn from professionals and knowledgeable BSD staff about applying for college.

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