Bethel propane buses first in U.S.

Bethel is the first school district in the United States to deploy the latest ultra-low NOx propane-powered school buses, which are 90% cleaner than the EPA’s current heavy-duty engine standard. We have recently been nominated for the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo Fleet Award, a national recognition. You can find more details here: https://bit.ly/2GokoY0

GBA to hold scholarship auction March 8

The Graham Business Association will be holding a scholarship Auction on March 8 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Nelson Elementary School. This auction will benefit their program supporting scholarships for Bethel School District graduates. Cost of the event is $20 per person. Discounts are available if you purchase a table for 10.  Children 12 and…

Good News for Bethel Schools

Tonight the initial election data appears to have the Bethel School District Bond election validated and passing. The election data has 116 of 118 precincts reporting. The ballots mailed in may still be arriving especially due to weather. The final numbers usually take a couple weeks before the election is certified as complete. At 65%,…

Bethel Bond is validated, decision tonight

  As of Monday February 11, 2019, the Bethel Bond issue has received enough votes to validate the election! The election required 16, 616 ballots to be turned in. As of Monday, there were 18, 573 ballots turned in to the Auditor’s office. The election deadline is 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 12. At this time,…

Turn in those ballots, Bethel voters!

There are two ways to spoil and election. One is to fail to get enough yes votes. The other is to fail to “qualify” by getting enough ballots turned in. Every election costs around $75,000 for a school district to even get on the ballot. Add to that the cost of sending out informational materials,…

Bethel’s Visual and Performing Arts

Bethel’s Visual and Performing Arts Newsletter EXPRESSIONS Vol. 29  No. 10     January 23, 2019 January: 23 6:00 – 8:00pm        Tacoma Creates Community Conversation  (901 Broadway) 7:00pm                   Demonstration Band & Orchestra Concert  CE 24 7:00pm                   Demonstration Band & Orchestra Concert  SM 25 2:30 – 6:00pm        Set Up Displays at District Art Festival  (All Art Staff)  SLHS…

Bethel’s EXPRESSIONS

January: 9 – 18     Student work for Puget Sound ESD Regional High School Art Show may be delivered to 800 Oakesdale Avenue SW in Renton 10 2:30 – 5:30pm        Screening Artwork for Art Festival  ESC 11 7:20am                  Tacoma Arts Live – Civil Rights Legacy Tour: “Ruby Bridges”  CMS 12:45pm                Tacoma Arts Live – Civil Rights Legacy…

October 6 is ABC Day at Bethel High

ABC Day is All Bethel (School District) Community Day. Over the past 10 plus years, it has become a very popular event for the community to come to that year’s high school to see what is going on in the c=-schools and around the community. Community groups come out and show what they offer to…

Overcrowding Bethel Schools

BETHEL SCHOOL DISTRICT — Members of Bethel’s Long Range Facilities Task Force will reconvene this week to study future options to ease the overcrowding in our schools if November’s School Construction Bond does not pass. The School Board has already authorized planning for a reboundary of the district next year, and a return to year-round…

Training- Marijuana Trends

BETHEL SCHOOL DISTRICT — High In Plain Sight, is a training to inform adults on current marijuana trends and what to look for with youth. This training is great for school staff, nurses, youth serving organizations and the general public. Register here.  August 13th 9-3:30 a.m., Pioneer Park Pavilion, Puyallup 330 S Meridian, Puyallup WA…

Transitions Graduates 2018

BETHEL SCHOOL DISTRICT – Congratulations to the 2018 graduates of the Bethel School District’s Transition Program! The Transition Program is for students 18 to 21 years of age with developmental disabilities. As part of the program, students spend half their day working in community workplace settings thanks to our local business partners. The other half…