June 6, 2022 – Wilburton Community Newsletter

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A Note from the Administration

Chhoun Mey, Principal

meyc@bsd405.org

Stephanie Mathias, Assistant Principal

mathiass@bsd405.org

Dear Wilburton Families and Parents,

 

June is Pride month. It is a month that includes celebrations like parades, parties, workshops, and concerts. At Wilburton, we have taken a firm stance to be an inclusive school community and to advocate for historically marginalized communities – this includes our LGBTQA students, families, and staff. How do we affirm and support our student’s identities in the school environment? This has been a question that we have been asking ourselves throughout the year in our Building Professional Developments. The administration, teachers, and staff of the Bellevue School District are conscious of providing age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate lessons and activities that meet all our students where they are when addressing equity and inclusion. As a district, during the month of June, and every month, we affirm members of our school community who may identify as members of the LGBTQIA community. Our goal is to work together as one community. We encourage you to reach out to us throughout the year if you have any questions or would like further information as we support our students.

It was amazing to see so many of our families, students and staff our first Wilburton Carnival event this past Friday. Thank you so much to our staff and parents who supported the event by hosting a game or by leading the planning for the event. 

 

Chhoun Mey, Principal

Stephanie Mathias, Assistant Principal

Bellevue SchoolPool Transportation Survey  The City of Bellevue is seeking travel data on how students travel to and from school. This annual survey will help them evaluate strategies for the Bellevue SchoolPoolprogram, which aims to reduce drop-off and pick-up congestion at schools.

 

Please consider participating in their short, five-question survey for each school-aged child. The survey window has been extended to Wednesday, June 13.Complete the survey.

 

If you have questions, please contact Stela Nikolova, Bellevue SchoolPool Program Lead, at snikolova@bellevuewa.gov.

Wilburton Family Intent to Return Survey 

We’ve had about 120 families now complete the below survey! If you have yet to take survey below, please consider taking a moment to fill it out. 

 

The responses from the survey will help us plan for next school year. 

 

Microsoft Forms

 

 

Say Yes to the Test Say Yes! COVID Test. Two times a month, WA State Dept. of Health

 

The Say Yes! COVID Test portal (SYCT) allows up to TWO (2) orders per household EVERY month, while supplies last. Each order/kit contains 5 tests – 10 tests per month for people in Washington state.

Annual Consultation Meetings for Proportionate Share Attend Annual Consultation Meetings for Proportionate Share 

 

Join BSD’s Special Education team for our Annual Proportionate Share Consultation meetings on May 26 and June 7 via Microsoft Teams. Each year, the Special Education team meets with representatives from private schools located in Bellevue to discuss how “Proportionate Share” funding will be spent the following school year.

 

This funding is allocated by the federal government and is used to support special education services for qualifying students who are unilaterally placed by their parent/guardian in a non-profit private school located in Bellevue.  

 

Learn more about the event and register to attend.

Preschool Registration is Open BSD Preschool Registration is now open! Please click here to register! Contact elp@bsd.405 with questions.

  • Convenient locations in BSD elementary schools
  • Qualified and caring BSD educators
  • Tuition assistance for qualified families
  • Spanish and Mandarin curricula
  • Preschool – K curricula alignment for kindergarten readiness 
  • A fun first school experience that promotes adaptive and social skills
  • Extend childcare hours available
2022-2023 Enrollment Now Open It is Time to Enroll New Students

New student enrollment (including incoming kindergarteners) for the 2022-2023 school year is now open at https://bsd405.org/schools/enrollment/. While you may enroll your students later, enrolling now helps the district ensure we have the correct staffing to support your students with the smallest classes possible. 

If your student is already enrolled in a BSD school, you do not need to submit a new enrollment. They will automatically move up to the next grade. 

Thank you.  

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Join the PTA A great way to support our school community is to join the PTA. The PTA partners closely with school staff to provide extracurricular activities, community events, and support school wide events. 

To join, please clickon this link.

Dates to Remember

Check out our Calendar

  • June 8: PTA General Membership Meeting @ 6:00pm
  • June 21st: Last Day of School (2 hour day) 
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.