Bellevue School District schools will be closed from March 13 through April 24. Learn about free meals for kids and teens, learning resources, childcare, and student technology assistance on our Coronavirus (COVID-19) page.
Contact Us

Address

12300 Main Street
Bellevue, WA 98005

Telephone

Main Office: (425) 456-4300
Attendance: (425) 456-4303
WilburtonAttendance@bsd405.org

Fax: (425) 456-4311

Start & Dismissal

M-T-T-F: 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am – 12:15 pm




April Newsletter

 
Wilburton Wolves Work Together to  
  • Show Respect 
  • Solve Problems 
  • Make Good Decisions 
Wilburton Family Newsletter  Wilburton Logo 
 #WeAreFamily #Wilburtonwolves  Wolves,   Hello from the Wilburton Staff! Please check out this video that our staff put together to say “hello” to all of you, our Wilburton family!  The Wilburton staff misses our daily high fives, hugs, smiles, and learning together with your children (and YOU).  While we continue to stay home and stay healthywe continue to work together to keep learning opportunities available for your family and connect in different ways.  We want to make sure we are connecting and helping with anything your family may need. In addition to the resources from BSD and Wilburton, we have connections with resources in our community. So, please, if you need anything, do not hesitate to call or email us!  #WeAreFamily   The week of April 13-17 will be spring break for Bellevue School District. While learning plans will not be sent home for this week, please be on the look out for some fun optional opportunities to connect live (virtually) with other students and some of our Wilburton staff such as Lunch bunches, grade level check-ins with the principals, or  read-alouds!  We will send more detailed information at the end of this next week.    As always, please continue to check the BSD website for up to date information regarding COVID-19 school closures.   Read More

Free Meals for Kids & Teens – New Options Now Available!

Free Meals for Kids & Teens – New Options Now Available! Nutrition Services has partnered with the BSD Transportation Department to expand meal services options for children during the school closure. Families now have two options: Curbside Pick-Up or Preorder   Curbside Pick-Up: Families do not need to place a pre-order. Kids ages 18 and younger can drop by any one of three locations – Sammamish High School and Lake Hills and Stevenson Elementary Schools – to access a meal for curbside service. Learn more at https://bsd405.org/services/nutrition-services/free-meals/grab-go-meals/. Read More

3/18 – Wilburton Family Update

Due to staff availability, tomorrow, 3/19, we will be handing out devices from 8:30am-12:00pm.  If you would like to come get your child's device (IPAD/Laptop), please come to the front enterance between 8:30-12:00pm.  If this does not work for you, please email hamiltonel@bsd405.org as soon as possible to determine a pick up location, time, date, and/or delivery option!  For those who have shared/will share they need a hotspot, we will be working with families individually for set up on Friday. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hello Wilburton families!  We hope everyone is safe and staying healthy.   This week, the Wilburton staff, along with all of our BSD colleagues, have been hard at work putting together lessons and activities for students to complete on a daily basis to continue their learning starting next week. Your teachers will be sending an email to you by the end this week (3/20) to share details regarding the learning starting on March 23.  As of now, we just wanted to check in and make sure everyone has the most up to date information:
  •  Continue to monitor and check the BSD website for up to date information regarding the COVID-19 School Closure.
  • K-5 Families: If you would like to pick up your technology device (IPad or Laptop) for at home use, please come by the school tomorrow  (Thursday, 3/19) between 8:30-2:30pm.  If this time/date does not work, please email hamiltonel@bsd405.org and we will set up a different pick up time or delivery time (We will bring it to you).  We also have Hotspots if you are in need of those.  Just let us know!
Thank you for your flexibility and support as we all learn and grow together! If you need anything, please do not hesitate to reach out to me.  We are here for all of our families! #WeAreFamily Enjoy some sunshine this afternoon, Beth Hamilton, Principal Wilburton Elementary School, Bellevue School District email contact:  hamiltonel@bsd405.org

3/17 – Important Information Regarding Technology Devices at Home

Hello Wilburton Wolves! As we navigate and learn in these uncertain times, I hope you and your family are doing well and staying safe and healthy.  You have received multiple emails from Bellevue School District and can continue to follow the details and updates on the BSD Website.   The remote learning opportunities for students that the teachers have been working to provide, require technology access.  We have been working with our BSD technology department on making sure that all students in our school district have access to a device and internet to be able to use these resources.  For Wilburton Students, Kindergarten - grade 5:  If your child needs access to a device during this school closure, we will provide the device that the student uses daily at school for you to take home.  You may come pick up your child's device at Wilburton Elementary on Tuesday (3/17), Wednesday (3/18),  or Thursday 3/19) at Wilburton between 8:30AM-2:30pm.  If you are unable to come during these times or need the device delivered to you, please email me at hamiltonel@bsd405.org to organize a time for pick up or delivery.    If you are in need of internet service, we will take note of that when you get the device and work with our BSD Technology department to get a hotspot to you as soon as possible.   Information about the remote learning opportunities will be sent by your classroom teacher via email later this week. As a reminder, here is a broad schedule for the 6 weeks:
DATE EVENT TITLE TIME LOCATION
March 16-20 Students have resources that were sent home and/or online (optional) M-F Remote from home
March 23 -April 24 Educational Opportunities Available Online Mon-Fri Remote from home
April 13-17 Spring Break Mon – Fri Schools Closed
 

Update – March Newsletter

 
Wilburton Wolves Work Together to ·       Show Respect ·       Solve Problems ·       Make Good Decisions

Wilburton LogoWilburton Family Newsletter

#WeAreFamily #Wilburtonwolves

Wolves,   Most of the following is a repeat from our March Newsletter that went out last week to prepare us for coming back from break. However, there are some updates and added information, so please read through it again!  Thanks!     I want to recognize that we are all in a unique and sensitive position with recent revelation regarding the Coronavirus locally and abroad.  Please know that we are working with the utmost concern for the well-being of your children and family.  Our district leaders are conferring daily and working closely with the Washington State Department of Health and King County Department of Health to determine appropriate steps to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.  Find the latest information regarding our district response on our website here and look for updates from our communications office.
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Breakfast Program at Wilburton – starting March 2

In partnership with BSD nutrition services, we will be piloting breakfast Service at Wilburton!   WhenMarch 2-March 13, 2020 *depending on the data we collect from how many breakfasts we are serving, the program will continue or not after 3/13.   What:  Breakfast will be served from 7:40-8:00am in our Café. Students will eat in the café and then go to class.  Supervision and adult support are provided in the café during breakfast.   Who:  Anyone in grades Pre-K through grade 5. Breakfast is $2.25 a day, or if your family qualifies for free/reduced prices, it is FREE.  Students use their lunch account pin number to purchase.   How:  Students can enter the school starting at 7:40am through our main front doors and walk to the café.  There, they will enter their pin number and get breakfast (just like they do with lunch, daily!).  Students who ride the bus will enter through the front doors (as they already do) and head straight to the café if they would like to have breakfast. **please make sure to remind your child that they should go to the café for breakfast each morning**

Wilburton Wolves receive awards from Bellevue Council PTSA Reflections Art Program

Wilburton Wolves receive awards from Bellevue Council PTSA Reflections Art Program
  • Claire Chang, 4th grade: Dance Choreography  - Award of Merit
  • Haeon Kim, 4th grade: Visual Arts – Award of Excellence
  • Eubin Han, Kindergarten: Visual Arts – Award of Excellence
Reflections is a PTA sponsored arts recognition program that helps students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence, and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful not only in school but in life.

Wilburton Wear

Wilburton Wolves!  Many of our students saw some of the new t-shirts and sweatshirts our staff were wearing this past week to show off their Wilburton Wolves pride and asked about them.

 

So, we have created a Wilburton Wear order using Custom Ink where anyone can purchase a t-shirt or sweatshirt online to show off their Wilburton Pride #WeAreFamily!

 

To check out the Wilburton WEAR options, prices, and order please go to https://www.customink.com/g/ydu0-00c4-phjt.

 

There are multiple options for youth and adult t-shirts, long sleeve t-shirts, and hoodie sweatshirts! The Group Order will close on February 26, 2020. **Note: when you order, please write in the private note section:  the name of your child /classroom teacher for ease of organizing and distributing.

 

All orders will be sent to Wilburton Elementary and distributed to families by March 16, 2020.

2020-2021 Kindergarten Registration Information

We held a Wilburton Kindergarten information ( for incoming kindergartners for 2020-2021 school year) night on January 16.  You can find information that was presented HERE.  Attendees also were able to take a tour of the school, talk with our before/after school care staff, office staff, and administration. For more detailed information about registering your child for kindergarten at Wilburton and/or in the Bellevue School District, please go to https://bsd405.org/schools/kindergarten/. New for 2020-21 registrations - New Immunization requirements, please read more about it:  2020-21 Immunization Info Questions?  You can always call student placement for BSD at 425-456-4200 or call the Wilburton Main office at 425-456-4300. Kindergarten registration packets can be turned in starting March 2, 2020.