Cookies and Cocoa Social and General PTSA Meeting
Cookies and Cocoa Social and General PTSA Meeting Wednesday, January 30th, 6:30PM Join us as we celebrate our annual Cookies & Cocoa Social at 6:30 pm. Settle in with hot cocoa & friends to celebrate the new year and the new semester! All BP students and families are welcome! Get the kids settled in at the Cafe for the Cookie & Cocoa Social and head over to the PTSA General Meeting in the library. The PTSA meeting will run from 6:45 - 7:30 pm. ... read full article
Author:
Bellevue Big Picture Ptsa 
Show from:
1/16/2019-1/31/2019

Treat Appreciation Boxes for Staff
Treat Appreciation Boxes for Staff Thank you to all of the parents who donated cookies and candy for our annual Staff Appreciation Holiday Boxes. And thanks also for the coffee donations for the staff room at school. This is an annual tradition organized by the PTSA that the staff really enjoys! And special thanks for our Staff Appreciation chairperson, Nicole Hill, and her crew of volunteers for organizing everything in to such lovely boxes! Over 40 holiday boxes were assembled for all staff members to take home on Wednesday. We appreciate everything that our wonderful staff does for our students and ... read full article
Author:
Bellevue Big Picture Ptsa 
Show from:
1/16/2019-1/30/2019

Bellevue Gifted Alliance Presents: Choosing a high school
Bellevue Gifted Alliance Presents: Choosing a high school Tuesday January 29th, 2019 6:30 PM A panel of high school students, who discuss how to choose what high school to attend, including Interlake’s Advanced Learning (AL) program, AL in the home/neighborhood schools, and private schools WISC Rainier Room (Wilburton Instructional Services Center) 12241 Main St. ... read full article
Author:
Bellevue Big Picture Ptsa 
Show from:
1/16/2019-1/30/2019

BPS Give Thanks for Bellevue Schools Foundation Grants
BPS Gives Thanks for Bellevue Schools Foundation Grants The Bellevue Schools Foundation is delighted to announce the 2018-19 Arts, Enrichment & Innovation grant awards. Eighty-six (86) awards were made totaling $93,800, an increase of $18,000 over last year. We are thrilled to be able to support these innovative learning opportunities in and out of the classroom and appreciative of our parent donors who help keep this program alive. The following 6 grants totaling $2895.00 have been awarded to Bellevue Big Picture School.  Congratulations teachers! Big Picture Seattle Shakespeare Co. Hamlet Workshop for Senior Class  Seattle Shakespeare company will provide a ... read full article
Author:
Bellevue Big Picture Ptsa 
Show from:
1/16/2019-1/30/2019

BPS PTSA Sharing Closet
BPS PTSA Sharing Closet Members of the PTSA have worked to create a clothes “Sharing Closet” that students can access for SLC’s, Exhibitions or internship interviews. It’s both for kids who can’t afford professional attire, and for those who have outgrown their professional attire and don’t want to purchase new attire for one or two times use. The Sharing Closet is located in the storage room in the Great Room in the 400 building. ... read full article
Author:
Bellevue Big Picture Ptsa 
Show from:
1/16/2019-6/21/2019
Big Picture Adult Social: October 26 7-9PMBellevue Big Picture Ptsa10/17/201810/27/2018
Big Picture Adult Social: October 26 7-9PM
Big Picture Adult Social Join us Friday,  October 26th 7-9PM,   for our Fall Adult Dessert Social and Fundraiser! LEWIS-CREEK PARK VISITOR CENTER 5808 Lakemont Blvd. SE Bellevue, WA 98006 PLEASE RSVP : Karen Andonian -  kandonian@comcast.net (While we love your kids, this is an adult-only event) ... read full article
Cookies and Cocoa Social and General PTSA MeetingBellevue Big Picture Ptsa1/16/20191/31/2019
Cookies and Cocoa Social and General PTSA Meeting
Cookies and Cocoa Social and General PTSA Meeting Wednesday, January 30th, 6:30PM Join us as we celebrate our annual Cookies & Cocoa Social at 6:30 pm. Settle in with hot cocoa & friends to celebrate the new year and the new semester! All BP students and families are welcome! Get the kids settled in at the Cafe for the Cookie & Cocoa Social and head over to the PTSA General Meeting in the library. The PTSA meeting will run from 6:45 - 7:30 pm. ... read full article
Treat Appreciation Boxes for StaffBellevue Big Picture Ptsa1/16/20191/30/2019
Treat Appreciation Boxes for Staff
Treat Appreciation Boxes for Staff Thank you to all of the parents who donated cookies and candy for our annual Staff Appreciation Holiday Boxes. And thanks also for the coffee donations for the staff room at school. This is an annual tradition organized by the PTSA that the staff really enjoys! And special thanks for our Staff Appreciation chairperson, Nicole Hill, and her crew of volunteers for organizing everything in to such lovely boxes! Over 40 holiday boxes were assembled for all staff members to take home on Wednesday. We appreciate everything that our wonderful staff does for our students and ... read full article
Bellevue Gifted Alliance Presents: Choosing a high schoolBellevue Big Picture Ptsa1/16/20191/30/2019
Bellevue Gifted Alliance Presents: Choosing a high school
Bellevue Gifted Alliance Presents: Choosing a high school Tuesday January 29th, 2019 6:30 PM A panel of high school students, who discuss how to choose what high school to attend, including Interlake’s Advanced Learning (AL) program, AL in the home/neighborhood schools, and private schools WISC Rainier Room (Wilburton Instructional Services Center) 12241 Main St. ... read full article
BPS Give Thanks for Bellevue Schools Foundation GrantsBellevue Big Picture Ptsa1/16/20191/30/2019
BPS Give Thanks for Bellevue Schools Foundation Grants
BPS Gives Thanks for Bellevue Schools Foundation Grants The Bellevue Schools Foundation is delighted to announce the 2018-19 Arts, Enrichment & Innovation grant awards. Eighty-six (86) awards were made totaling $93,800, an increase of $18,000 over last year. We are thrilled to be able to support these innovative learning opportunities in and out of the classroom and appreciative of our parent donors who help keep this program alive. The following 6 grants totaling $2895.00 have been awarded to Bellevue Big Picture School.  Congratulations teachers! Big Picture Seattle Shakespeare Co. Hamlet Workshop for Senior Class  Seattle Shakespeare company will provide a ... read full article
BPS PTSA Sharing ClosetBellevue Big Picture Ptsa1/16/20196/21/2019
BPS PTSA Sharing Closet
BPS PTSA Sharing Closet Members of the PTSA have worked to create a clothes “Sharing Closet” that students can access for SLC’s, Exhibitions or internship interviews. It’s both for kids who can’t afford professional attire, and for those who have outgrown their professional attire and don’t want to purchase new attire for one or two times use. The Sharing Closet is located in the storage room in the Great Room in the 400 building. ... read full article
Big Picture High School Escape From Reality 2019Bellevue Big Picture Ptsa1/14/20191/15/2019
Big Picture High School Escape From Reality 2019
Big Picture High School Escape From Reality 2019 When : Friday, Jan. 18th. Doors (of the Cafeteria) open at 5:45p, the first rooms will start just after 6p and the last room should wrap up at around 8p (students will need to help clean up, so they might not be available to leave until 9p) How : Students have set ticket prices between $5 and $20 for their rooms... All money raised will go toward the expenses of future Big Picture High School 2020 Prom Dance and Events...  Please bring cash for admission! Why:  Students are applying their knowledge of ... read full article
Skate & Raise Money this Holiday Season!Bellevue Big Picture Ptsa12/9/20181/13/2019
Skate & Raise Money this Holiday Season!
Going skating this holiday season at the Bellevue Downtown Park Ice Rink? Then please mention Bellevue Big Picture when you are at the admissions counter. They will donate $3 to Big Picture's PTSA for each paid rink admission during the dates of December 6th through 21st and January 1st through the 13th. Check their schedule for skating hours, pricing, promotions, and special events. But many nights they are open until 11pm! Get a group of friends and skate on over 9,000 square feet of real ice!  For more information, see the  informational flyer . ... read full article
Staff Appreciation Holiday Treat Boxes  Bellevue Big Picture Ptsa12/9/201812/19/2018
Staff Appreciation Holiday Treat Boxes  
Calling   all   Bakers ! Show your appreciation this season to the wonderful teachers and staff at Bellevue Big Picture by baking a dozen of your favorite cookies or other  holiday   treat .  We are looking for something yummy and small in size.  Something yummy does not have to be specifically "cookies."  The following ideas would work:  homemade cookies, bars, brownies, fudge, candy, toffee, truffles, pralines, etc.   Please sign up  to bring  treats  and/or assemble boxes:    https://www.signupgenius.com/ go/10c0e48ada629a7fe3-staff4     Please bring cookies to the school office on : Tuesday December  18th  any time between 7:30 am - 3: 30pm       ... read full article
Winter Dance / Snow Ball (ASB all school Event)Bellevue Big Picture Ptsa11/30/201812/8/2018
Winter Dance / Snow Ball (ASB all school Event)
Friday, December 7 th   (MS 5pm-6:30pm, HS 7pm-9pm) Cost for advance tickets is $8 with ASB sticker, $10 without ASB sticker, or $15 if you pay at the door ASB will start selling tickets in the cafeteria on Monday, December 2 See  event flyer for more information! ... read full article
Hot Cocoa SaleBellevue Big Picture Ptsa11/30/201812/8/2018
Hot Cocoa Sale
All week after school (12/3-12/7) Cost is $1.50 per cup of cocoa, plus an additional 50 cents, if you want extra marshmallows ... read full article
A BGA Event on October 30, 201810/28/201810/31/2018
A BGA Event on October 30, 2018
A BGA Event  October 30, 2018 NEW DATE 6:00-8:00 PM Rainier Room at WISC 12241 Main St., Bellevue BGA Event - Dr. Duran, BSD (Bellevue School District) Superintendent, and Lora McHugh, Director of Advanced Learning, will present a brief info session, then parents will engage in an Advanced Learning classroom lesson (elementary, middle, or high school level) to experience the level of depth and complexity that their children are faced with each day. The last hour of the evening, starting about 7:00 PM, will be a meet-and-greet for parents to get to know other parents in the program. ... read full article
KCLS Presents "A High School Parent's Guide to Student Success in College & Beyond"Bellevue Big Picture Ptsa10/28/201811/8/2018
KCLS Presents "A High School Parent's Guide to Student Success in College & Beyond"
KCLS Presents "A High School Parent's Guide to Student Success in College & Beyond" Wed., Nov. 7 th , from 6:00-7:30pm , KCLS Lake Hills will be hosting a talk for parents of college-bound high school parents.  It is a one-hour presentation, by Denny Meadows, followed by a Q&A session.   ... read full article
Food Resources for Winter BreakBellevue Big Picture Ptsa10/28/201812/21/2018
Food Resources for Winter Break
Assistance is available for students who may need food during Winter Break.  This program is provided by Lifespring. Only one application per family is required and it should be completed on behalf of the youngest Bellevue Public Schools Student. Details and forms may be found in the BP Counseling Office.  For help with completing the form or questions, please contact  Michelle  or  Rosy . ... read full article
Calling All Parent Artists to Help Judge Reflections Art WorkBellevue Big Picture Ptsa10/17/201811/8/2018
Calling All Parent Artists to Help Judge Reflections Art Work
 The Reflections Committee is looking for parents who have expertise in various arts areas to join our panel of judges for the PTSA Reflections art competition. This is an opportunity to participate in a one-time SUPER FUN volunteer event to support our amazing BP students and PTSA. Depending on the various art forms that are submitted, we will need judges in the following areas: fine art, literature, photography, music composition, film production and dance choreography. If you have expertise in any of these areas, please consider signing up to join our judging event on November 7, from 6:30pm-9pm. We will ... read full article
Screening of Documentary "Like" + Q&A November 15Bellevue Big Picture Ptsa9/20/201811/16/2018
Screening of Documentary "Like" + Q&A November 15
Join parents at the Stroum Jewish Community Center for a screening and Q&A session of the new documentary “Like.” Purchase your tickets early as events like this sell out quickly! Technology is here to stay.  By understanding the effects of technology and social media on the brain, on our lives, and on our civilization, we can learn how to navigate it more safely together. This film, by the producers of SCREENAGERS and ANGST, strives to inspire people of all ages to self-regulate their technology use, especially kids. It doesn’t focus on blame, but rather it encourages people to look in ... read full article
After School Music ClassesBellevue Big Picture Ptsa9/20/201810/4/2018
After School Music Classes
Dace is back with Ukulele and Vocal Group after school classes!    Big Picture families asked for music classes and music classes they get! Dace and his team are back, ready to build the Big Picture Vocal Ensemble and Ukulele Club.  Ukulele Club Tuesdays 4-5pm $180 for 12 weeks Vocal Class Mondays 4-5/ Wed 3-4 $190 for 19 classes (10 weeks) Classes Start 9/25 and 9/26 respectively.   Sign up today. Space is limited. Scholarships available upon request. ... read full article
PTA Reflections ProgramBellevue Big Picture Ptsa9/20/201811/3/2018
PTA Reflections Program
Does your student enjoy art, music or dance or have an interest in writing, producing films, or taking photos? We hope all interested BP students will join us and participate in this year’s PTA Reflections program. This year’s theme is “ Heroes Around Me .” Please see the informational flyer ,  entry form , and  rules/guidelines for more information.  If you have any questions, please send them to reflections@bellevuebpsptsa.org . We can't wait to see some amazing artwork! ... read full article
BSD Back to School FairJennifer Flake9/11/20189/16/2018
BSD Back to School Fair
Join us on Saturday for this year’s BSD Back to School Fair, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Bellevue High School!  Meet Dr. Ivan Duran, BSD Superintendent, learn about the district’s strategic plan, attend informational and parent education sessions.  The districtwide community fair for all BSD families will have over 60 organizations representing our community partners and the Bellevue School District.  Information and resources will be provided on: Before and after school programs Health and nutrition Counseling and mental wellness services Language programs Advocacy College and career Early Learning, Advanced Learning, and Special Education And much more! Learn more by ... read full article