Parent Input Requested for Application for the California Distinguished Schools Award

Bellevue Families, As you know, we are in the process of completing our application for the California Distinguished Schools Award.  In the application process, we are to focus on two “Signature Practices” that impact our student and school community in a positive way.  The signature practices we are using in our application are project-based learning […]

From the Principal: Picture Day (September 20, 2013)

Tuesday morning was picture day.  It is so much fun to see all the students dressed up and looking their best.  The first photo we take on picture day is the all school photo at the outdoor amphitheater.  We all squeeze on to the concrete steps.  It is quite exciting and fun.  I have always […]

From the Principal: September 13, 2013

From the Principal The Bellevue campus has to be one of the most naturally beautiful campuses I have ever seen.  From virtually every spot on campus there is a view of trees of many varieties, lush hills, and on most days in this valley the sky is clear and bright blue.  I consider myself fortunate […]

From the Principal: September 6, 2013

We are off to an incredibly smooth start to this school year!  I really enjoyed seeing most of you at our Back-To-School Night.  It is a pleasure working with parents and teachers who are so deeply committed to the well being and education of young people. I was impressed by the professional presentations by the […]

From the Principal: August 21, 2013

Dear Bellevue Families, I hope you and your families are healthy and happily enjoying the last days of summer.  I am looking forward to the upcoming school year.  This is our 18th year as a charter school and my 14th year as principal.  I am proud of the school we have built together.  Bellevue-Santa Fe […]

Letter from the Principal

The other morning I happened to be in the sixth grade class. Several thoughts crossed my mind.  The first was kind of melancholy in nature. It was that my time with this wonderful group of young people is quickly coming to an end.  I have so enjoyed getting to know them as individuals. They are […]

From the Principal: Amgen Tour Minimum Day

Amgen Tour of California Thursday, May 16 Minimum day, 12:30 dismissal Stage 5 of the Amgen professional cycling race will pass by Bellevue onSan Luis Bay Drive on Thursday, May 16.  We have been informed by county officials that San Luis Bay Drive will be closed that day around3:00.  In anticipation of this exciting event, we will have a minimum day on Thursday, […]

From the Principal: Catalina Island

On Monday March 4th I woke up at 2:30 in the morning, after checking the time every hour during the night. The reason I was up so early was so I could get ready and get to school by 4:00 a.m. When I arrived at school the 6th graders and their parents were nervously milling […]